It's safe to say that even with the unpredictability of the weather recently, most of the country has at least had a little bit of winter. As we keep trying to guess what's going to occur next with the weather, it's important to make sure that you've had air conditioner service completed when the weather finally flips the switch to being a constant temperature.
Part of owning and using an air conditioner involves a bit of familiarization and understanding of the product itself. One of the most noteworthy tidbits to know is your air conditioner's SEER (Seasonal Energy Efficiency Ratio). SEER is recognized as a rating that informs you of the type of efficiency expected from your system. If you're not sure about your current air conditioner's SEER, be sure to ask during your next air conditioner service appointment and the tech can help you learn it's rating.
What Does SEER Mean for You?
If you have an older air conditioner, your SEER is probably quite a bit lower than the air conditioners created today. What it means for you is that with every passing year you're paying for fuel which then is being wasted, not to keep your home comfy. When you break it down, the greater the SEER rating, the greater the efficiency and the better chance you have for savings. Again, your air conditioner service team member can help you comprehend SEER better if you have any questions about your current system or what the difference is with newer air conditioners.
Of course there is more that goes in to your decision in picking a new air conditioner or sticking to an annual air conditioner service plan on your current system. Over time, efficiency levels can greatly inhibit the comfort and cost of keeping your home comfortable, so we wanted to make sure you got a clearer look at one of the more important considerations for air conditioners. If you are curious about furnaces, furnace service or any number of other home comfort questions, give us a call at 803-220-0761 or set up an appointment with us online.