Is your Peachtree City area home in need of a new air conditioner for the summer months? Finding the perfect contractor for A/C installation might sound like a difficult endeavor, but not if you know what to look for. If you want to get ahead of the game, make sure your technician is addressing these points:
- Correct sizing – Many A/C units are either undersized or oversized. Either of these problems will cause undue stress on your equipment and reduce its energy efficiency. Because of this, it’s absolutely essential for your HVAC contractor to size your new A/C unit properly and explain to you why that size is the correct choice.
- Ductwork evaluation and correction – Your home’s ductwork is an integral component in both the cooling and heating of your home. The actual design will go a long way to ensuring proper performance, but the ducts must also be checked for holes or poor connections. If any are found, the technician will be ready to fix them.
- Measuring airflow and refrigerant charge – Both of these elements are essential if you want your system to operate correctly. Without proper airflow, your home will have difficulty reaching the desired temperature. An incorrect refrigerant charge will dilute its efficiency. Your contractor should be well-versed in checking both of these factors.
- Thermostat operation – There are two steps to checking your home’s thermostat when it comes to an A/C installation. First, compatibility with your HVAC should be checked. And second, each mode should be tested to make sure they’re working correctly.
- Electrical safety – Checking all circuit breakers, wiring and fuses connected to your newly installed unit will ensure that it will operate in a safe, reliable manner. Any problems should be addressed immediately to avoid safety risks.
Need more expert advice on finding the perfect contractor for A/C installation? Have other home comfort questions that you’d like to have answered? Whatever your needs, the professionals at Powers Heating & Air are here to assist you. We’ve been serving Peachtree City and the surrounding area since 2001.
Our goal is to help educate our customers in Peachtree City, Georgia and surrounding areas about energy and home comfort issues (specific to HVAC systems).
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