Learning About Commercial HVAC Systems
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Learning About Commercial HVAC Systems

Hello, my name is Jacob. I would like to talk about proper installation and repair of the HVAC system in your commercial building. Full scale HVAC systems for commercial buildings require ongoing maintenance and repairs to keep every floor and room at a comfortable temperature. These temperature control systems also control the air quality in the building by sending the airflow through filter elements. My site will cover all aspects of the upkeep needed for these systems. I will also talk about the benefits of keeping your air quality and temperatures at desirable levels. Thanks for coming to visit my website.

Learning About Commercial HVAC Systems

4 Air Conditioning Upgrades Worth Considering For Your New System

Isaiah Chapman

Replacing your old air conditioning system is an opportunity to make your home more comfortable and energy-efficient. While there's nothing wrong with taking the cost-conscious choice and replacing your previous system with an equivalent unit, there will never be a better time to discover the benefits of newer technologies and add-ons.

If you're looking for ways to make your replacement air conditioning system take your home's HVAC system to the next level, ask your installer about these four essential upgrades.

1. Higher SEER Rating

Your system's seasonal energy efficiency ratio (SEER) provides an easy way to judge how expensive your system will be to run on a season-to-season basis. Higher numbers mean more efficiency and lower overall operating costs. If you're replacing a very old system, you're likely already getting an upgrade due to newer minimum energy efficiency standards.

However, purchasing a high SEER system can save even more money. Although these systems will cost more, they can save big bucks over the long run.

2. Large Media Filter

All home HVAC systems require a filter on the return air side to protect air conditioning components such as the evaporator coil from dust and debris. These filters typically require frequent replacement, and their effect on indoor air quality is incidental at best. On the other hand, large media filters are thicker, meaning they offer superior filtration, less frequent changes, and minimal impact on airflow.

A large media filter is a relatively inexpensive upgrade that can substantially impact your home's air quality. This upgrade is a great option if you're tired of changing your filters every month or simply want to enjoy cleaner, healthier indoor air.

3. Whole-Home Dehumidifier

Your air conditioning system will provide dehumidification as a normal part of its operation. For climates that are relatively dry or only experience humidity for a month or two, this "built-in" dehumidification may be sufficient. However, more humid climates may require some extra work. In these cases, adding a whole-home dehumidifier may be a great option to make your home more comfortable.

In addition to reducing humidity levels, this upgrade can also improve your air conditioner's efficiency. Since the relative humidity in your home will be lower, you'll be able to set your thermostat a little higher while still feeling comfortable.

4. Variable-Speed Compressor

Variable-speed air conditioners are the top tier of modern AC technology. You should consider this upgrade if you want to maximize your comfort and efficiency and the cost is no object. These systems can vary their speed, allowing your air conditioner to run continuously at a low speed to maintain a steady temperature throughout your home.

By varying their speed according to your cooling needs, variable-speed compressor systems can eliminate temperature swings, maximize efficiency, and keep your home cool and comfortable all summer long. For more information on AC replacement, contact a professional near you.