The weather is heating up and J & J Air Conditioning understands you want to make sure you keep cool all summer long. So, if your air conditioner isn’t running properly, how do you know whether to make the investment toward repairs or purchasing a new system?
Here are some questions you should consider when establishing if you need a new air conditioner:
- How old is my system?
If your system is 10 to 15 years old, you may want to consider buying a replacement air conditioner. The technology and efficiencies in HVAC systems have continued to progress in recent years and there many added features that favor your home and wallet.
- How often are the breakdowns occurring?
If your repairs have been a rare occasion, it may not make sense to take the leap to a new system. However, if your system is requiring help on a more frequent basis, you are putting a lot of money into fixing a system that may not be working properly.
- Have you noticed an increase in your energy usage?
It’s a good idea to monitor your monthly energy usage. And since temperatures do differ during the year, it’s a good idea to do once a year comparisons to get a more definite picture of how your energy usage has changed. If your system is running harder to achieve the same results, it will result in higher energy expenditure.
- Do you notice a change in your home comfort?
If your air conditioning system isn’t keeping you cool and comfortable, that’s a signal that something isn’t right. Our experts can help you figure out if it needs repair or if you should consider a new system. We can also help you evaluate whether you have the most appropriate system for your house and if it has the strength to adequately cool your house.
You don’t have to make the choice on your own. Whether you decide to pursue repairing your system, or you want to start searching for a newer system, we are trained to help review what you want out of your system and how you can achieve home comfort. If you have concerns about your air conditioner, give our professionals a call at 254-355-3833.