3 Signs You Need a New Air Conditioner

3 Signs You Need a New Air Conditioner

The comfort of your house is provided by air conditioning provides. A well maintained AC unit, with yearly inspections and monthly filter changes, can serve you to 10 or 15 years.

So how to know whether you have to repair AC unit or replace AC unit or not?

Age

The most common reason for the change or replacement of your unit is its age The older your unit gets the less efficient it is and it will continue to lose energy efficiency over time.

Keep an eye on how often it needs repairs. Once a year doesn’t mean you need for a new unit yet, but it certainly means you already have little time to replace it. If you get a new unit you may actually save money in the long run on energy costs and repairs.

Replacing an old unit can also have some advantages, such as improved air quality and reduced carbon emissions.

Temperature Inconsistencies

How stable does your unit keep the temperatures in your home? This doesn’t, of course ,mean you need a new AC unit, but combine this with the age of your unit and you could be looking for a new one in the near future.

leaky ductwork or poor insulation can also be the reason of temperature inconsistencies. Give us a call and we can have one of our service technicians diagnose the problem for you.

Humidity

The older the unit gets these less efficiently it operates. First of all you must pay attention to the humidity level in your home. If the unit is old enough it won’t dehumidify as well as it should.

The certified technicians at Jupiter Air Conditioning & Heating can help diagnose any problems you are having and let you know whether or not those problems mean you need a new HVAC system. Call us at (800) 407-1727!