When your energy bills are on a steady rise and the AC just cannot keep up, newer technology may be the answer. Raising the level of energy efficiency with your HVAC unit can make all the difference in AC air quality and your energy bill. Keep reading to learn how technology is improving HVAC energy efficiency.
According to the U.S. Department of Energy,
“Heating and cooling account for about half of a typical home’s energy usage, making high-performance HVAC systems critical to managing energy consumption and costs for individual homeowners as well as cumulatively across the nation.”
Not only is energy efficiency good for your home energy bill, but it is good for the whole world’s energy usage. The more HVAC units that are using these technologies, the better off our planet will be.
An HVAC resource called HVAC.com had this to say about the impact on the planet.
“Higher energy efficiency ratings of heating and cooling equipment are working to lower impact on climate change. With more efficient utilization of heating and cooling fuel, less fuel is consumed. This lowers direct carbon emissions that impact climate change, as well as carbon emissions associated with the production of electricity and fossil fuels.”
By choosing an Energy-Star system, you can reduce your energy bill and your carbon impact on the planet. So, at Trust Heating and Air, we have gathered the following information on how technology is improving HVAC energy efficiency.
The continual improvement to technology, on the whole, is making the plant a safer and time-efficient place to live. And with energy-efficient technology for HVAC units’ homeowners and businesses alike can save a lot of money on their energy bills with some simple adjustments to updated technology. Four control methods can cut back on your energy usage.
You can learn more about each of these methods by calling your local HVAC Company for a usage evaluation.
Being connected to your HVAC system doesn’t seem like it would be all that important until clients hear the benefits. Automation provides the following benefits and more:
A smart home should include a smart HVAC unit. There are a few features that make these technologies in high demand.
To learn more about these benefits and features, contact us with your questions, and we will be happy to answer.
There are several accessories you can add to your HVAC system to improve your home’s energy efficiency. Not only will these accessories reduce your energy bill, but they can even reduce the level of allergens in the air you breathe inside your home. That is good news for those suffering from allergies.
Some of the HVAC accessory options available include the following:
Using a programmable thermostat is an excellent idea with how busy our lives are today. We come and go, and yet the HVAC system stays working all the time. When you program the system to run when you are there and maintain a different temperature when you are not home or are sleeping, the cost savings are enormous. They can even adjust for the seasons.
Removing pollen, dander, dust, bacteria, and more can benefit your overall health. By adding an air filtration system, you can reduce up to 95% of the floating particles that pass through your HVAC. However, when the particles land on the surfaces, they are not caught by the filtration. Types of Air Purifiers include:
Keeping your home at the recommended humidity level is imperative for your comfort. It prevents your skin from cracking due to overly dry air. Likewise, too much humidity increases the risk of illness.
Your house will remain at the desired temperature with humidified air, even when it is cold outside. How does it do that? The system is connected to your HVAC and forces moist air throughout the home. There are several types of furnace humidifiers; here are three.
To know which is right for your home, contact your local HVAC specialist.
The truth is, a high-efficiency air conditioner has significantly lower operating costs than its conventional counterparts. With the average air conditioner lasting 15 years or more, the monthly fee to run the machine should be considered. Be sure to include the entire lifespan of the system to calculate the actual value of the purchase and your ROI.
A high-efficiency air conditioner is a good investment for the following reasons:
With all the technology available today and the increasing technology of tomorrow, homeowners must consider every aspect of the system to determine its value. At Trust Heating and Air, we do our best to be on top of the technological changes and improvements to the HVAC industry. Our job is to make sure the latest and greatest is available to save you money, keep you comfortable, and improve your air quality.
And as always, be sure to keep your system well maintained to help all the technologies and moving parts of your HVAC working as they should.
If you feel this technology could improve your HVAC system, give us a call today for a free consultation.