Stay in Control of Your Comfort and Your Energy Expenses09/13/2016One of the most essential things homeowners look for in an air conditioner, other than keeping them cool, is energy efficiency. Whether you are searching for an air conditioner replacement or looking to get the most out of the efficiency of an existing system, being energy efficient is important. Heating and cooling costs can make up close to half of your total utility bills, so we want to help you do everything you can to not only keep cool, but keep costs down. If you’re looking into air conditioner replacement you’ve probably noticed each unit has a SEER rating. SEER stands for Seasonal Energy Efficiency Ratio, and is an indication of the efficiency of your air conditioner. The higher the SEER rating, the higher the efficiency, which means the lower the utility bills. The government orders a minimum SEER rating for all equipment that was produced after 2015, that value is based on location. Our certified experts will work with you and look at your home to help you make the best choice when considering air conditioner replacement. If you’re hoping to get the most efficiency possible out of your current unit, there are a number of things you can do. First, as we always try to remind people, swap out your air filters. A dirty filter will cause your air conditioner to run harder to keep you cool. Keeping it clean will assist with efficiency, keep your air clean and improve the life of your unit. We don’t want to sound like a broken record, but it’s important. Another thing to do is keep up with regular maintenance. Our certified experts will clean your unit, check electrical connections and catch any problems that might be inhibiting the efficiency of your unit. Our professionals will work to keep you comfortable and save you money. We know what a big investment your air conditioner is and we want to keep it running at its best and help you save money on your utility bills in the process. Give us a call at 309-762-3641 or set up an appointment with us online.