Things to Consider When Replacing Your HVAC System

Are you experiencing issues with your HVAC system, such as frequent repairs or rising energy bills? If so, it may be time to consider replacing it.

Here’s some helpful information to guide your decision-making process before investing in a brand-new HVAC system.

Signs Your HVAC System Needs Replacement

Old System
The average HVAC lifespan is about 10-15 years. If yours is approaching or beyond this age, it may be time to start thinking about replacement options.

Frequent Breakdowns
If you’re experiencing frequent issues with your equipment, investing in a new system could end up costing less than paying for constant repairs.

Uneven Temperatures
Have you noticed that some rooms are consistently warmer or cooler than others? This could be a sign that your HVAC system isn’t working properly. If the problem persists after repairs, you may want to consider replacement options.

More Expensive Energy Bills
If you don’t feel a physical difference in temperature but  your heating or cooling bills are higher than normal, this is another indication of HVAC issues.

The Benefits of Upgrading

Upgrading to a new HVAC system can offer numerous benefits for homeowners.

Newer HVAC systems are significantly more energy-efficient than older models, which can result in lower energy bills and a smaller carbon footprint.

Additionally, upgrading can:

  • Improve indoor air quality
  • Reduce noise levels
  • Increase home value

While it may seem like a big expense upfront, replacing your HVAC is often a worthy investment in the long run.

Choosing the Right HVAC System

There are a few different types of HVAC systems available on the market, each with their own pros and cons.

The most common types include: 

  • Central Air Conditioning
  • Ductless Mini-Split Systems
  • Heat Pumps

Central air conditioning is the most traditional option, while ductless mini-split systems are designed for homes without existing ductwork. Heat pumps are highly efficient and can provide both heating and cooling capabilities. 

Proper System Sizing

It’s essential to choose the right size and type of HVAC system for your home to ensure optimal performance and energy efficiency. 

Consider factors like square footage, number of rooms, and existing ductwork.

If you’re not sure how to choose the right size or system on your own, our team of expert technicians can install your new HVAC system for superior performance and longevity.

Replacing your HVAC system can improve your energy efficiency, indoor air quality, and home value.

At Gerner Energy, we are committed to providing homeowners in both the Greater Baltimore Area and Southern York County, PA with the information and support they need to make informed decisions about system replacement.

Contact us today to learn more about our HVAC  services and how we can help you choose the right system for your home!