SEER Ratings

August 20, 2019

Homeowner’s Guide to the SEER Rating

The SEER rating of central air conditioners and heat pumps indicates how efficiently the appliance runs. SEER stands for seasonal energy efficiency ratio. It’s expressed as a number that starts at 1 and can go as high as 30 or more. Higher SEER ratings indicate greater efficiency. The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) sets energy efficiency standards that the manufacturers have to meet. The minimum efficiency rating for southern states currently stands at 14 for both heat pumps and air conditioners. […]
July 30, 2013

SEER Efficiency Ratings: Know How the Numbers Add Up?

This summer, you could be faced with the decision to replace your old air conditioning system. When it comes to picking a new A/C, you may have questions about what all the numbers associated with different cooling systems. Knowing what those numbers, in particular SEER efficiency ratings, mean can help you select the best A/C for your Georgia home. The Seasonal Energy Efficiency Rating, or SEER, measures how efficiently an air conditioner or heat pump converts electricity into cooling during […]