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Replacement Furnace and Air Conditioner

Maintaining a comfortable temperature in your home throughout the year is crucial, and your heating and air conditioning systems are key players in achieving this goal. When deciding whether to upgrade one or both systems, it’s easy to focus only on the immediate problem or the upcoming season. 

However, it’s important to consider upgrading both systems, even if one seems to be working fine. Doing so can result in significant energy savings and long-term financial benefits. 


1. Improved Energy-Efficiency

The heating and air conditioning systems manufactured today are highly efficient and use much less energy than systems built just 10 – 15 years ago. 

It’s important to remember the higher the SEER, the less energy used and less cost to operate when it comes to air conditioners. Concerning furnaces, the AFUE in newer systems usually has a rating of 90% or more. 

Utility costs aren’t getting any lower, the sooner you upgrade to a new HVAC system the faster you can see the savings that come from modern, energy-efficient equipment.

2. Improved Systems Performance

Mixing old and new technology can decrease HVAC system performance. By replacing just one part of your overall system, you effectively lower the performance of both systems. 

When you couple a highly efficient system with your older system, the components don’t “match”. This means you won’t be utilizing the new technology to its full potential. It will also increase the lifespan of both systems, as they’re being used effectively and efficiently.

3. Cost-Efficiency

When the new furnace and air conditioner are installed at the same time, they are both under warranty if something needs repairing. Manufacturers may not be obligated to honor the warranty of a new heating or cooling system when it’s combined with an older one. 

Bonus: When you install both units together, you only pay one installation fee rather than two separate ones. This will also save you time and hassle by only scheduling and being around for one installation visit instead of two. And after all, time is money!

4. Increase Your Home’s Resale Value

Potential buyers look for several things when buying a new home. Not only do they want newer appliances, they also want to be secure in the knowledge that they are purchasing a home with updated and well-maintained heating and air conditioning. If they have to spend any money after moving in, most people would rather spend it on upgrading the kitchen or backyard instead of more functional things like the HVAC system! 

They also want to know their family will be warm in the winter and cool in the summer, and that they won’t be stuck with paying for a new system after they purchase the home or paying for inefficient energy costs. Replacing both systems at once with active warranties can up your home’s resale value and make it more attractive to potential homebuyers. 


 5. Enhanced Indoor Air Quality

Upgrading both your heating and air conditioning systems simultaneously contributes to improved indoor air quality. Modern HVAC systems often come equipped with advanced filtration technology, capturing and filtering out pollutants, allergens, and particulate matter. This enhanced air quality is particularly beneficial for individuals with respiratory issues, allergies, or sensitivities. The cohesive integration of these advanced features ensures that your home’s air remains clean and healthy, promoting a more comfortable living environment. 


6. Environmental Sustainability

Opting for a dual upgrade aligns with a more environmentally sustainable approach. Newer heating and air conditioning systems are designed with a focus on environmental responsibility, employing eco-friendly refrigerants and energy-efficient technologies. By embracing these advancements, you actively reduce your carbon footprint and contribute to the broader goal of sustainability. This not only benefits the environment but also positions your home as eco-conscious, appealing to environmentally aware homebuyers and showcasing your commitment to a greener lifestyle. 


To make a well-informed decision, it’s best to learn more about the newest technology Crystal Heating and Cooling has to offer and discuss these options with one of our heating and air conditioning specialists to help you decide what is best for you and your home. Contact us today by calling 519-756-6888 for more information.