How To Buy An Air Conditioning System

Our expanded cooling equipment services are here for you!

a/c shopping marylandAs summer approaches, many of our neighbors here in Southern Maryland are planning to add air conditioning to their homes so they can be cool and comfortable all season long.

This is especially important as a lot of people are staying home more.

Taylor can help! We’ve expanded our air conditioning equipment service to meet the needs of our growing residential market for air conditioning.

Choices in air conditioning

Taylor installs two kinds of A/C systems: central air conditioning and ductless mini-splits.

Central air conditioning is connected to your home’s ductwork to circulate cooled air throughout your home.

Ductless mini-splits require no ductwork, so they are the choice for homes that are heated with a boiler and thus don’t have ductwork. They can also be used in areas where a central A/C system doesn’t reach, like finished attics, home additions, sunporches, and garages.

Things to consider when choosing an A/C system

There are so many air conditioning choices out there, it may seem overwhelming. No two homes are alike, even if they’re the same size. That’s why the Taylor air conditioning professionals will use their knowledge and experience to help you find the right A/C system for your home.

These are some few key features that we’ll work with you on to help you make the right decision.

The size of the air conditioning system. Choosing the wrong size A/C for your home can lead to problems down the road. If the A/C unit is too small, it won’t cool your home well. Too, big, and the A/C will cycle on and off more frequently. That wastes energy and sends your energy bills way up.

If you’re replacing an existing air conditioning system, we won’t just give you the same size. Your home and your needs may have changed. You may have added on, finished spaces like an attic, added more insulation, or upgraded to more energy-efficient windows. Those will affect your choice in an A/C.

The SEER number. SEER stands for Seasonal Energy Efficiency Rating. It’s measured by the U.S. Department of Energy. The minimum requirement is a rating of 14. The higher the rating, the more energy-efficient the A/C system is. Any A/C with a rating from 14 to 22 is considered to be energy-efficient. An Energy Star-rated A/C will offer even greater efficiency, meaning you’ll save on energy costs.

Ready to upgrade from your current air conditioning system or add air conditioning to your home? Contact us today for a FREE estimate!