You’re not alone if you’ve been on the fence about whether it’s time to replace your old AC system. Many people go through the struggle of whether to keep repairing their older system or replace it with a new one. While every scenario is unique, here are some benefits of a new AC system. These might help make your decision a bit easier.
A New AC System has the Potential to Save You Money:
You wouldn’t think spending money on a new air conditioning system would save you money. But by purchasing a new system eventually you can save. It’s almost like throwing money away if you keep putting large amounts of it into repairing an older system. If you have a costly repair, there is no guarantee that the following week another repair will not be needed. Or another the week after that. AC systems have a life expectancy of 10-15 years. If your system is older than that, be cautious when having pricey repairs. Instead you can be putting that money towards a new system.
Also, most systems today come with the option to buy a warranty, so you can be worry free for years to come. Imagine purchasing a 10 year parts and labor warranty (which is offered through O’Brien), and not have to worry about paying for any repairs for that amount of time! Having a warranty on a new AC system is a great benefit. It can help you be at ease after your system is purchased. Your energy bills is another way a new AC system could potentially save you money. Systems today are made more efficiently than they were years ago. Energy.gov states, “Today’s best air conditioners use 30% to 50% less energy to produce the same amount of cooling as air conditioners made in the mid-1970s. Even if your air conditioner is only 10 years old, you may save 20% to 40% of your cooling energy costs by replacing it with a newer, more efficient model.”
A New AC System could Increase Home Comfort:
Increasing the comfort in your home is one more benefit of a new AC system. As mentioned earlier, systems today are more energy efficient than older ones. During the summer months we get many phone calls regarding older systems not being able to keep up. Most of the time all we find is that the older system is doing all it can. As the system ages, the efficiency gradually drops. While this is inevitable, having your system maintenance annually helps slow down this process. Newer systems also have updated features, such as programmable thermostats, zoning, and air cleaners. By adding on new features you can increase the comfort in your home.
To sum up the benefits of a New AC system; your home will be more comfortable due to a higher efficiency system, you can save on energy bills, you’ll be less likely to pay for repairs, and the system will be more reliable. If you think it’s time to replace your heating and cooling system, contact O’Brien Service Company to schedule your complimentary in home evaluation. We can help pick a system that is best for your home’s needs, and go over all the benefits on a new AC system.