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What You Need to Know About Your New Air Conditioning System

Getting a new air conditioning system can be both exciting and also stressful. You have to live with your new AC for many years which means that you want to make sure that it works well for as long as possible. The Riverside, CA air conditioning professionals at Avis Plumbing, Heating and Air have years of experience working with all different kinds AC systems. We can help you pick out a new unit that matches your home’s needs as well as your budget. Here are a few things to think about for your new air conditioning system.

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When you start to think about replacing your air conditioning system there are a couple key factors to keep in mind. Many homeowners make the mistake of not thinking these things through. If you’re having any problems or if you’re confused about anything don’t be afraid to pick up the phone and call the Riverside, CA air conditioning professionals at Avis Plumbing, Heating and Air.

  • Cooling capacity – We see this mistake all too often: home go out and find the biggest air conditioning system that they can afford thinking that the bigger system will keep them more comfortable. However, the opposite is what will likely happen. If you have an air conditioning system that is too big for your home it will do something called “short cycling” where it turns on and off again very quickly. Not only will this reduce the comfort in your home but it could also make your home more humid and muggy.
  • Efficiency rating – Each AC system is given a SEER rating which measure the overall efficiency of the unit. SEER stands for Seasonal Energy Efficiency Ratio and it is a measure of how much cooling a system provides divided by how much energy it used. The higher the SEER rating the more efficient the equipment is. Energy Star-rated air conditioners typically have to achieve at least a 14 SEER rating.
  • Maintenance – One of the best things that you can do for the life of your AC system is to get regular air conditioning maintenance. Regular air conditioning maintenance can have a number of awesome potential benefits including reduced repair, increased efficiency, and extended equipment life.

For all your Riverside, CA air conditioning services make sure that you call the friendly experts at Avis Plumbing, Heating and Air.

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