It's safe to say that even with the random weather recently, most of the country has at least had a little bit of winter. As we keep trying to determine what's going to occur next with the weather, it's important to make sure that you've had air conditioner service completed when the weather finally flips the switch to being a constant temperature.
Part of owning and using an air conditioner involves a bit of familiarization and understanding of the product itself. One of the most important tidbits to know is your air conditioner's SEER (Seasonal Energy Efficiency Ratio). SEER is recognized as a rating that tells you what type of efficiency expected from your system. If you're unsure about your current air conditioner's SEER, make sure to ask during your next air conditioner service appointment and the tech can help you figure out it's rating.
What Does SEER Mean for You?
If you have an older air conditioner, your SEER is probably quite a bit lower than the air conditioners available today. What it boils down to is that with every passing winter you're paying for fuel which then is being wasted, not to keep your home comfy. When you take a closer look at it, the better the SEER rating, the greater the efficiency and the greater chance for an increase in savings. Again, your air conditioner service team member can help you comprehend SEER better if you have any questions about your current system or what the difference is with newer air conditioners.
Of course there is more that goes in to your decision in buying a new air conditioner or sticking to an annual air conditioner service plan on your current system. Over time, efficiency levels can severely impact the comfort and cost of keeping your home comfortable, so we wanted to be certain that you got a clearer look at one of the more important considerations for air conditioners. If you are curious about furnaces, furnace service or any number of other home comfort questions, give us a ring at 334-245-4748 or schedule an appointment with us online.