It's safe to say that even with the unpredictability of the weather recently, the majority of the country has at least experienced a little bit of winter. As we keep trying to guess what's going to occur next with the weather, it's important to be sure that you've had air conditioner service completed when the weather finally flips the switch to being a consistent temperature.
Part of owning and using an air conditioner involves a little bit of familiarization and understanding of the air conditioner itself. One of the most important tidbits to know is your air conditioner's SEER (Seasonal Energy Efficiency Ratio). SEER is noted by a rating that lets you know about the type of efficiency you can expect out of your system. If you're unsure about your current air conditioner's SEER, don't forget to ask during your next air conditioner service appointment and the tech can help you learn it's rating.
What Does SEER Mean for You?
If you have an older air conditioner, your SEER is likely quite a bit lower than the air conditioners out there now. What it boils down to is that with every passing season you're paying for fuel which then is being wasted, not to keep your home comfy. When you think about it, the higher the SEER rating, the greater the efficiency and the greater chance for an increase in savings. Again, your air conditioner service tech can help you grasp the concept of SEER better if you have any questions about your current system or what to expect from newer air conditioners.
Of course there is more that factors in to your decision in picking a new air conditioner or sticking to an annual air conditioner service plan on your current system. Over time, efficiency levels can severely affect the comfort and cost of keeping your home comfortable, so we wanted to be certain that you got a closer look at one of the more important considerations for air conditioners. If you want to know about furnaces, furnace service or any number of other home comfort questions, give us a shout at 402-438-7992 or set up an appointment with us online.