How To Weigh The Benefits Of A High-Efficiency Air Conditioner

high-efficiency air conditioner englewood floridaIf alternative energy sources aren’t within the reality of your budget, a high-efficiency air conditioner can and should be your next viable solution to high energy costs and an uncomfortable home. A high-efficiency air conditioner is an efficient, low-cost alternative to higher-priced renewable energy sources and will far outperform a standard, less efficient air conditioner.

A high-efficiency air conditioner is worth the extra cost when compared to a lower-rated A/C. These benefits reveal why, because high-efficiency air conditioners:

  • Last longer – With high-tech components designed to work at a variety of speeds, these internal parts run more often at a lower speed, using their total service life less quickly than a standard A/C, which would operate at full speed 100 percent of the time.
  • Use smarter components – Air conditioners with an electronically commutated motor (or ECC), for instance, are basically self-lubricating, which ensures that the motor operates with no friction losses and operates using much less electricity overall than standard motors.
  • Reach higher efficiency standards – With the minimum standard for efficiency set by the federal government at seasonal energy efficiency ratio (SEER) 13, high-efficiency units far exceed this standard, beginning at SEER 16, with some units reaching SEER 23.
  • Save you energy – With a higher SEER rating, you can expect higher monthly savings from a SEER 23 unit for instance, which could cut energy costs by almost 50 percent when compared to a standard SEER 13 unit.
  • Pay you back for your investment quickly – Take those higher monthly energy savings and put the money toward the extra investment in a high-efficiency unit, and you’ll pay off the system in just a few years.
  • Offer more comfort – While it can be hard to put a value on comfort, higher-efficiency systems can create a higher comfort level than standard systems, due to their advanced features and components.

Once you weigh the benefits of a high-efficiency air conditioner, contact the experts at Symbiont Service Corp. We’ve been helping Florida homeowners, businesses, aquatic parks, condominium associations and schools get the most out of their investment in a heating and cooling system since the 1980s.

Our goal is to help educate our customers about energy and home comfort issues (specific to HVAC systems).  For more information about high-efficiency air conditioners and other HVAC topics, download our free Home Comfort Resource guide.

Symbiont Service Corp. serves Englewood, Florida and the surrounding areas. Visit our website to see our special offers and get started today!     

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