Posts Tagged ‘Seasonal Energy Efficiency Rating’
Important Factors When Choosing the Best Air Conditioning Systems Today
According to Energy Star, the average household family spends 13 percent of their annual utility bill on cooling… so, it’s important to choose the right unit. But installing an HVAC is not just about finding the best brand at the best deal. Whether you’re looking to replace your AC or installing a new unit in…Read More
Heat Pump vs Air Conditioner: A Cooling Battle!
Carpet vs hardwood floors? Paint vs wallpaper? Tile vs laminate? Heat pump vs air conditioner? The number of decisions you have to make for your home seems to be endless. And when these decisions are linked to large investments, it can become a battle. To get started in this face-off, let’s compare heat pumps and…Read More
What Is a Seasonal Energy Efficiency Rating?
Air conditioners adhere to a standard of efficiency rating called the seasonal energy efficiency rating (or ratio) to determine the performance of the equipment. Governed by U.S. law, the SEER is defined as the total cooling output (in Btu) provided by the unit during its normal annual usage period divided by its total energy input…Read More
Heat Pump: Residential Heating System
What is a Heat Pump? Perhaps your old furnace just went out and you’re looking for an affordable alternative. Maybe you’re thinking ahead to summer and wondering if you really need to install central air conditioning. It could also be that you’re just curious about a home heating system like a heat pump. Heat pumps…Read More