You might have to replace your air conditioning system either because it has stopped working and can't be fixed or because the cost of fixing it would cost you nearly as much as a new one. Or, you might just know that your old air conditioner is past its prime and you would do best by having it replaced with a new system. Either way, you know that your new air conditioner is going to last you longer. However, it may also come with many surprise benefits that you might not have been expecting. Here are a few examples of the types of surprise benefits that can come with replacing your air conditioner:
Lower electric bills
You might be pleasantly surprised when you start using your new air conditioner and find that you are suddenly paying less for your bills than you usually do. However, there is a good reason for this, and that reason is that the newer air conditioning systems are designed to be energy-efficient, which means they do the same work, if not better, than their predecessors. However, they do this work more efficiently and you see this on your bills.
Once your new air conditioner is installed, you may be surprised at just how much lower you can get the temperature on very hot days, and in some regions, like the desert, those very hot days can get to be in the 120s. This means you'll feel a lot more comfortable in the house, and newer systems will also be quieter, so you won't have to turn up the television when the air kicks on.
Better air quality
A new air conditioner does more than just cool down the temperature in your home. It also helps to keep the air in your home cleaner. Once you have a new system installed, the new one is going to have a newer filtration system. This means those things like mold spores, pollen, dust, pet dander, and other pollutants and allergens will be filtered out of the air as the air conditioner is running. This means your new system may translate into your family not dealing with as many allergy symptoms, and any asthmatics in your home might also find that they will have fewer asthma attacks. You might even have healthier skin and better-feeling eyes that don't itch and aren't dry when the air quality improves.
Contact a residential HVAC replacement contractor to learn more.