5 Ways to Save Money When Upgrading Your Home’s HVAC System

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We all love saving money, especially when it comes to energy dollars. Did you know that you can save a great amount of money each year with the right HVAC system for your home 

Your home heating and air conditioning system consumes almost half of your home energy. It makes sense to maximize your HVAC unit’s energy efficiency.  

But how can you save money on a new HVAC system?  

By simply upgrading your existing HVAC system. 

Here are some ways in which you can save money by upgrading your HVAC system: 

1. Installation Costs 

When you decide to upgrade your HVAC system, keep in mind that who you choose to install your new HVAC system can have a huge impact on its efficiency and the amount of energy dollars that you can save. 

When you decide to upgrade or install any new heating or cooling unit, two costs exist: the price of the HVAC unit and the price of the new HVAC system installation. 

Always choose a new HVAC installation company with years of experience and certified HVAC technicians, such as your local Crystal Heating & Cooling company.  

Poor installation of your new HVAC system can lead to leaks, improper air volume, and other problems that may be more costly compared to its benefits.  

2. Lower Energy Bills 

As HVAC systems get old, they become less energy efficient. Today’s new HVAC systems are designed to be more energy efficient.  

When looking to upgrade your HVAC system, look for HVAC systems with the Energy Star label and a Seasonal Energy Efficiency Rating (SEER). The higher the rating, the more energy efficient it is. These units can reduce energy consumption by 20 percent and reduce your annual energy bill significantly. 

3. Reduces HVAC Repair costs 

An aging or old HVAC system will break down more often than a new HVAC system. Regular HVAC repairs mean digging into your pocket more than you’d like to.  

Upgrading your heating and air conditioning units separately is also not a cost-effective idea.  

In simple words, old HVAC systems are like old cars; they will reach a point where putting more money towards them is just not worth it. 

Also, it can cause inconvenience to your home comfort while the old HVAC system is being fixed. Investing in a new high-quality, energy-efficient and reliable HVAC unit from Crystal will save you money in the long run and keep your home comfort at an optimum level. 

4. Energy Rebate Opportunities 

Many individual HVAC manufacturers along with heating and cooling companies offer rebates to offset the cost of a brand-new system, particularly those that are environmentally friendly and energy efficient. 

If you are looking to upgrade to a new HVAC system in Ontario that ticks all the energy-saving boxes, you can get up to $5,000 to improve your home’s energy efficiency. 

5. Choosing the Right Size HVAC System 

HVAC systems are either a separate furnace and air conditioner, or a heat pump which combines the two. Choosing the right HVAC system can help you save money. 

An HVAC system with a separate gas or propane furnace and an air conditioning system can help you control monthly energy bills because you’ll be relying on a less-expensive fuel to run the furnace during the cold months. 

 

Need more help or information about upgrading your current HVAC system and how you can save money on a new HVAC system? Don’t wait and contact Crystal, your local heating and cooling company today!