Stay in Control of Your Comfort and Your Energy Expenses09/13/2016One of the most essential things homeowners look for in an air conditioner, other than keeping them cool, is energy efficiency. Whether you are in the market for an air conditioner replacement or would like to get the most out of the efficiency of your current system, being energy efficient is important. Heating and cooling costs can make up nearly half of your total energy bills, so we want to help you do everything you can to not only keep cool, but keep costs down. If you’re looking into air conditioner replacement you’ve probably noted that each unit has a SEER rating. SEER stands for Seasonal Energy Efficiency Ratio, and is an indication of the efficiency of your air conditioner. The higher the SEER rating, the higher the efficiency, which means the lower the utility expenses. The government mandates a minimum SEER rating for all equipment that was manufactured after 2015, that number is based on location. Our certified professionals will work with you and look at your home to help you make the best decision when considering air conditioner replacement. If you’re hoping to get the most efficiency possible out of your existing unit, there are a variety of things you can do. First, as we always try to remind people, switch out your air filters. A dirty filter will cause your air conditioner to operate harder to keep you cool. Keeping it clean will help with efficiency, keep your air clean and lengthen the life of your unit. We don’t want to sound like a broken record, but it’s essential. Another thing to do is keep up with routine maintenance. Our certified technicians will clean your unit, check electrical connections and catch any problems that might be impacting the efficiency of your unit. Our experts will work to keep you comfortable and save you money. We know what a big investment your air conditioner is and we want to keep it operating at its best and help you save money on your heating and cooling bills in the process. Give us a call at 715-345-1979 or schedule an appointment with us online.