Stay in Control of Your Comfort and Your Energy Expenses09/13/2016One of the most significant things homeowners look for in an air conditioner, other than keeping them cool, is energy efficiency. Whether you are looking for an air conditioner replacement or would like to get the most out of the efficiency of an existing system, being energy efficient is important. Heating and cooling bills can make up almost half of your total utility bills, so we want to help you do everything you can to not only keep cool, but keep costs down. If you’re considering air conditioner replacement you’ve probably seen that each unit has a SEER rating. SEER stands for Seasonal Energy Efficiency Ratio, and is a measurement of the efficiency of your air conditioner. The higher the SEER rating, the higher the efficiency, which means the lower the energy costs. The government orders a minimum SEER rating for all equipment that was made after 2015, that value is based on region. Our certified pros will work with you and look at your home to help you make the best decision when considering air conditioner replacement. If you’re hoping to get the most efficiency possible out of your present unit, there are a host of things you can do. First, as we always try to remind people, change your air filters. A dirty filter will cause your air conditioner to run harder to keep you cool. Keeping it clean will help with efficiency, keep your air clean and extend the life of your unit. We don’t want to sound like a broken record, but it’s important. Another thing to do is always have routine maintenance. Our certified professionals will clean your unit, check electrical connections and note any problems that could be inhibiting the efficiency of your unit. Our team will work to keep you comfortable and save you money. We know what a large investment your air conditioner is and we want to keep it operating at its best and help you save money on your heating and cooling bills in the process. Give us a call at 706-722-5304 or schedule an appointment with us online.