You want to improve the way your home feels in the summer months, which means you want to consider putting in a central air system to keep your home cool. Your home can be made much more energy-efficient and reliable when you have central air put in. Central air is a duct system where cool air is filtered throughout the home the same way your heating system works. It allows the house to stay neutrally cool throughout and is controlled by a thermostat.
Why should you talk to your HVAC specialist about getting central air put into your home? Your HVAC specialist will give you a quote for services, which varies depending on whether you have current ductwork in your home or how much square footage you have. Here are the reasons why you should talk to your HVAC specialist about central air.
Your home gets more reliable cooling
Relying on air conditioners that you install in the walls or windows of your home can be troublesome because each AC unit works with its own power and cooling restrictions. Rather than have to install several units throughout your home, you can use a central air system to keep the whole home cool. Since the entire central air system is working off of a single thermostat, you can keep each room cool and comfortable and close vents for the rooms you don't want to be cooled at any given time.
Your home is more energy efficient
Central air can use less energy than other types of cooling, such as swamp coolers or window units. How much more energy efficient your home can be with this type of addition is dependent upon any other improvements you make to insulation and windows when you have your central air system installed, as well as upon the type of central air unit you have put in place.
Your home can increase in value
If you want to make your home more valuable and build equity you can enjoy right away, adding central air is a great way to achieve this. The modern approach to home cooling can be beneficial should you choose to sell your home in the future because it can make your property easier to sell. If you want to get a good return on your investment, make sure you put in the most energy-efficient central air conditioning unit you can afford. Your HVAC contractor will tell you what option is best for you regarding installation. Contact an HVAC service provider to learn more.