At Quality Comfort Air Conditioning And Heating Inc, we understand the significance of having an energy-efficient air conditioning system. We are committed to providing our customers in Melbourne, Palm Bay, and surrounding areas in Brevard County, Florida, with top-notch HVAC solutions that can help them achieve optimal comfort while minimizing energy consumption and reducing costs.
One of the key factors that determine the energy efficiency of an air conditioner is its SEER rating, which stands for Seasonal Energy Efficiency Ratio. The SEER rating indicates how efficiently an air conditioner can convert electrical energy into cooling output over a typical cooling season. The higher the SEER rating, the more energy-efficient the unit is, resulting in potential savings on your energy bill.
When considering upgrading your air conditioning system, it's essential to understand the potential savings associated with higher SEER ratings. While a higher SEER rating often involves a higher upfront cost for the unit, it can lead to significant long-term savings on your energy bills. Let's explore the estimated monthly savings you can expect when upgrading from a 14 SEER air conditioner to different SEER levels:
- Upgrading from 14 SEER to 15 SEER: By upgrading to a 15 SEER unit, you can typically save around $15 per month on your energy bill. This translates to a potential annual savings of $180.
- Upgrading from 14 SEER to 16 SEER: When you upgrade to a 16 SEER unit, you can expect to save around $30 per month on your energy bill. This amounts to potential annual savings of $360. While the initial cost may be slightly higher, the long-term savings can offset the upfront investment.
- Upgrading from 16 SEER to 18 SEER: For those seeking even higher energy savings, upgrading from a 16 SEER to an 18 SEER unit can result in approximately $45 per month in energy bill savings. This corresponds to potential annual savings of $540.
It's important to note that these estimated savings are based on general assumptions and may vary depending on various factors specific to your home, including its size, insulation, local climate, and usage patterns. To get a more accurate estimate of the savings you can expect based on your specific circumstances, we recommend consulting with one of our professional HVAC technicians. They can evaluate your home and provide personalized insights into the potential energy savings you can achieve by upgrading to a higher SEER rating.
Apart from upgrading your air conditioning system, another critical aspect to consider when aiming for energy efficiency is regular maintenance. Proper maintenance helps ensure that your HVAC system operates at its optimal efficiency, reducing energy waste and extending its lifespan. Neglecting maintenance tasks can lead to decreased efficiency, higher energy bills, and even potential breakdowns.
One maintenance task that directly impacts energy efficiency is replacing or cleaning air filters. Over time, air filters can become clogged with dust, dirt, and debris, hindering the airflow and reducing the system's efficiency. By regularly inspecting and replacing air filters, you can enhance the system's performance and maximize energy savings.
Additionally, cleaning the coils of your air conditioner is crucial for maintaining energy efficiency. Over time, dirt and debris can accumulate on the coils, inhibiting heat transfer and forcing the system to work harder to achieve the desired cooling effect. By scheduling professional coil cleaning as part of your routine maintenance, you can ensure optimal performance and energy efficiency.
To make maintenance easier and more convenient for our customers, Quality Comfort Air Conditioning And Heating Inc offer a comprehensive club membership program.
Our club membership includes regular preventative maintenance visits, where our experienced technicians thoroughly inspect, clean, and optimize your HVAC system. By joining our club membership, you not only enjoy the benefits of a well-maintained HVAC system, but you also gain access to exclusive perks and priority services. Our club membership options are designed to suit different needs and budgets, ensuring that you can enjoy peace of mind while maximizing energy savings.
Here are some key benefits of our Quality Comfort Club Membership:
Discounted Service Call Charge: As a member, you'll benefit from a significantly reduced service call charge. While our regular service call charge is $125, as a member, you'll only pay $69, with no additional emergency or weekend fees. This provides substantial savings whenever you require service.
Loyalty Credits: As a token of our appreciation, members will accumulate loyalty credits toward future air conditioning replacements. You'll earn $50 in loyalty credits per year, up to a maximum of $500. This gives you the peace of mind of having some savings ready when the time comes for a system replacement.
Inflation-Protected: Our service agreement offers monthly payment options that are inflation-protected for two years from the start date. This means you can enjoy peace of mind, knowing that you won't be hit with an unexpected increase in membership costs during that period.
15% Discount on Repairs: As a valued member, you'll receive a generous 15% discount on repairs. In many situations, these savings alone can offset your entire yearly membership investment, while still enjoying all the additional benefits of the agreement.
Front-Of-The-Line Priority Service: With our service agreement, you'll receive front-of-the-line priority scheduling. This is especially beneficial during the peak summer season when we are inundated with air conditioning repair requests. Rest assured that you'll be our highest priority, receiving prompt attention and service.
Within 24-Hour Emergency Service: As a member, you'll have access to within 24-hour emergency service. This is particularly vital during the scorching Florida summer when temperatures soar above 100 degrees. No longer will you have to endure days or weeks of discomfort. Instead, you can have peace of mind knowing that relief from the heat is just a phone call away.
Maintenance Visit: Our highly skilled technicians will conduct comprehensive maintenance visits, ensuring the optimal performance of your air conditioning system. They will check refrigerant pressures, inspect the wiring, clean filters, assess capacitors, evaluate airflow, measure temperatures, and inspect safety controls. In addition, they will clean the drain line, condenser coil, evaporator coil, and more. Our thorough maintenance approach guarantees that your system operates at its best.
At Quality Comfort Air Conditioning And Heating Inc, we are committed to delivering exceptional service and exceeding customer expectations. With our Quality Comfort Club Membership, you can experience the full benefits of regular maintenance and enjoy energy savings, improved comfort, and peace of mind. Quality Comfort Service Agreements
In addition to SEER ratings and maintenance, it's worth considering other factors that contribute to energy efficiency and overall HVAC performance. Here are a few more tips to help you optimize your energy savings:
Smart Thermostats: Installing a smart thermostat like an Ecobee allows you to set temperature schedules based on your daily routine. This way, you can reduce energy consumption when you're away from home or asleep, without sacrificing comfort. Consider upgrading to a smart thermostat that offers advanced features and remote control options for even greater convenience.
Proper Insulation: Insulating your home effectively can significantly reduce heat transfer, ensuring that your HVAC system doesn't have to work as hard to maintain desired temperatures. Inspect your home for gaps, cracks, and inadequate insulation, particularly in windows, doors, and attics. Adding insulation where needed can lead to substantial energy savings.
Air Duct Sealing: Leaky air ducts can cause the conditioned air to escape before it reaches the intended rooms, resulting in energy waste. Have a professional HVAC technician inspect and seal any leaks in your ductwork to improve efficiency and optimize airflow throughout your home.
Energy-Efficient Upgrades: Consider upgrading your HVAC system to a more energy-efficient model. Newer technologies and advancements in HVAC equipment can deliver improved performance and greater energy savings.
Seasonal HVAC Maintenance: Regular preventative maintenance can keep your HVAC system in top shape. For instance, before the cooling season begins, have your air conditioner professionally inspected, cleaned, and tuned up. Similarly, before the heating season, schedule maintenance for your furnace or heat pump. Seasonal maintenance helps optimize performance, efficiency, and overall system reliability.
At Quality Comfort Air Conditioning And Heating Inc, we are dedicated to providing comprehensive HVAC solutions that prioritize energy efficiency, cost savings, and customer satisfaction. Whether you're considering upgrading your air conditioning system, scheduling maintenance visits, or seeking expert advice on improving energy efficiency, our team of skilled technicians is ready to assist you.
Contact us today at 321-242-2513 to learn more about our services including our Quality Comfort Agreement options, and discover how we can help you achieve optimal comfort, energy savings, and peace of mind for your home.