Summer is here and what most people are thinking of is how they are going to get an air conditioning unit. Even though some people may not know this, air conditioning systems may end up changing your life for the better. You are no longer going to have those turning and going sweaty nights anymore. If you are thinking of doing an upgrade of your air conditioning system, then you should be ready to spend a total of around $6000 to $15000 depending on the size of the air conditioning unit you want or the complexity of the job that it has to perform. The installation process usually takes a number of days for it to be completed. Once this is done, you are going to find that the new air conditioning system is going to improve the overall value of your property. Some of the things that you need to know have been mentioned below.
* There are those states that tend to incentivize on efficiency
What this means is that most air conditioning systems today must be at least 14 SEER which means seasonal energy efficiency. It is known to be the measure of how much cooling you are going to be getting for each watt of power your air conditioning unit is going to make use of. Given that the older version systems do not run with the same efficiency as the new ones, you will find that your cooling bills are going to drop by at least have the price.
* Sizing the air conditioning system right is essential
As you may already know, air conditioning systems are normally measured in tons. What this means is that the cooling energy is normally released by what is said to be a one-ton block of ice which is going to be melting over the course of the day. You are going to spend a total of $2000 to $4000 per ton. Even though you might think of getting an oversized system so that it can cool your house quickly, this will not be the case since you are going to find that the unit is not going to dehumidify the air effectively. On the other hand, if the unit is too small, then your unit is going to wear out quickly, and your electricity bills are also going to increase.
* You do not need to have ducts
If you have an older version of an air conditioning system or if there is forced air heat, then you may need to connect a new air conditioning equipment to the already existing ducts that are in the floors and walls of your home.