How Does Upgrading Your AC Unit Actually Save You Money?
When it comes to the overall cost of an air conditioning unit there are a few different things to consider. For starters, ac units can cost thousands of dollars if you are putting in a new system but it can also save you money. How can replacing your ac unit help save money?
Lower Energy Bills
Older units take more electricity to run in most cases due to the fact that they are not using energy smart technology. This means that your older unit may be driving up the cost of cooling your home each season because it has to work harder to cool your home. If you replace with a newer, energy smart air conditioning unit you can cut your bill up to half and save money on necessary cooling costs.
Lower Maintenance Costs
Another way that replacing your unit can save you money is in maintenance costs. As your unit ages, it is going to need more frequent repairs, the parts are going to become harder and harder to find, and you are likely going to have to call out a technician more often to repair it resulting in high fees. For the most part, newer units need little more than your yearly maintenance to replace filters and check parts so you can save money on repair and upkeep with a newer unit.
Newer units are also equipped with technology to help keep the air in your home cleaner. This means your allergies will be in check no matter the season and you will have fewer trips to the doctor as well as just feel better every day. Newer units have filtration systems that are able to filter out dust, pollen, and other contaminants for cleaner air in your home.
Raise the Value of Your Home
Still another way that a new unit will save you money is from an investment aspect. By replacing an aging unit that costs more in repair costs and in operation costs you can also help to increase the resale value of your home, reduce the amount of money you need to keep an older unit going, and can make your home more comfortable as well.
Replacing older units is a great way to get an air conditioner that is going to keep your home more comfortable, that is going to help keep air quality up, and that is going to make your home more livable overall. Though it may be a large investment to begin with, the money you save in operation and maintenance costs makes buying a new unit a smart option that can help improve your home and the overall comfort of living there. Trust our experts at Hoff Heating & AC, Inc. to help you with any of your air conditioning needs. Our specialists are trained in AC maintenance, repair, and installation. Give us a call today!