When to invest in a new HVAC system

Replacing

How Old is Your System?

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency suggests replacing your air conditioner or heat pump if it’s more than 12 years old, and your furnace or boiler if it’s more than 15 years old. New units—especially ENERGY STAR® qualified models—have much higher efficiency levels to help lower your utility bills, and are more reliable than older systems.

Systems more than 10 years old use a lot more fuel than newer models. Review the SEER (efficiency) rating of your existing system and compare to newer models. The higher the SEER, the higher the savings you can expect. Lennox offers models rated up to 21 SEER.

Continue Reading:  http://comfortmatters.lennox.com/index.php/when-to-invest-in-a-new-hvac-system/

You can also receive up to a $1,375 tax credit for a new system.

Happy Savings,

JouleFool

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