- On February 28, 2017
HVAC System Benefits
These days, it is nearly impossible to enter any building without experiencing the wonder of modern HVAC technology. However, as buildings age their heating and cooling units can become less effective and begin to wear down. Upgrading your home to the latest heating and air conditioning units can save you money, improve the comfort of your home, and pay for themselves if you ever decide to sell.
One of the biggest trends in the home technology sector is improving energy efficiency to reduce power bills. New thermostats and comfort-monitoring systems allow for automated scheduling based on when you are most likely to be home. This means that your system isn’t running wastefully while you’re away. In addition, by closely and accurately tracking the inside temperature of your home, your system will know precisely when it needs to kick on and off to manage cycle times effectively. This means less wear and tear on your system and more reliable results.
In addition to more efficient heating and air conditioning units themselves, there are now more options for ventilation and moving air throughout your house than ever before. The use of fans and air filters will improve the air quality of your home while also creating a more universal temperature throughout the house.
Since the technology used to manufacture HVAC systems has improved along with better construction materials, these systems can now be expected to last years longer than they did in the past. Basic routine maintenance will mean fewer repairs and less need for replacements in the future. Plus, since the system is can manage itself and not run excessively, all major components take less wear and tear.
Return on Investment
When it comes time to sell your house, it will be subject to appraisals and inspections to determine the value and compliance with local housing codes. An up-to-date HVAC system will be a boost in the resale value of your home as buyers will be less likely to need a replacement immediately after purchasing the residence.
As the trend towards going green continues, many state and local governments are rewarding homeowners who take steps to heat and cool their homes more efficiently. In addition to saving money on your monthly power bill, you may also be eligible for some tax breaks if you can prove that your new furnace, air conditioner or ventilation system is rated as energy efficient by one of the major industry leaders.
Upgrading to a state-of-the-art HVAC system will pay off in both the short- and long-term of your home ownership. In most cases, you will immediately see the impact that the new system has on your monthly energy expenses, allowing you to recoup the cost over time. Once it is time to move, you will continue to see the benefits as your new system improves the value of your home and makes it more desirable to buyers.
For more information about the latest in HVAC technology and how it can improve your home life, contact Howard Air today. We will be happy to answer any of your heating and cooling questions.