Heat pumps can heat and cool your home for 10 to 15 years. Has your heat pump far exceeded this lifespan? If so, consider replacing it. Below are some tips to keep in mind when replacing your home’s heat pump.
First and foremost, start with a realistic budget for your new heat pump. Think about how much money you would feel comfortable spending on a new system. This will prevent you from spending an astronomical amount of money. In the best case scenario, it will also help you save money. It’s a win-win situation!
Another major factor that can have an impact on your decision is energy efficiency. Plenty of homeowners want to “go green.” After all, there are two benefits to this–it can help you conserve energy, and it also saves you money. A heat pump that is purchased in 2016 is bound to be more energy efficient than one that was purchased 15 years ago. If energy efficiency is important to you, choose a heat pump with a SEER rating of 13 or above. The higher the rating, the more energy efficient it is.
If you’re located in Fairfax, Vienna, Great Falls, McLean or Reston, turn to the experts at Air Treatment Company for a heat pump installation . Our NATE certified technicians will make sure that your new heat pump is running properly . Call the Air Treatment Company professionals at (703) 270-0881!