Most homeowners take their HVAC and air conditioning equipment for granted. Truth be told, modern, sophisticated heating pumps and A/C unit can robustly withstand a lot and keep their efficiency. But even the best machines out there will degrade. An average A/C unit, for instance, might lose five percent of its capacity annually. Thus, say you built your home with a 14 SEER unit A/C several years ago. Today, that unit might only function at 10 SEER capacity.
Here’s our quick and objective guide to help you determine whether to remodel your house, build a new home, or simply move.
Whether simple or elaborate, home remodeling projects that focus on achieving increased energy efficiency and aesthetic dimensions will reap immediate and long term savings while also enhancing a home’s market value.