Things to Consider Checklist - JRV Heating & Cooling LLC
YOU MAY WANT TO CONSIDER MAKING A CHANGE IF:
Some of you rooms are too hot or cold. Duct problems. inadequate air sealing or insulation could be the cause. No matter how efficient your heating and cooling system is, if you home is not properly sealed and insulated against air leakage, you will not be as comfortable and your system will have to work harder.
Your home has humidity problems and /or excessive dust. Poorly operation or improperly sized equipment could be to blame. leaky duct work can also cause these problem, so having it sealed may be a solution. Monthly maintenance of your heating and equipment's filters may also help.
You cooling system is noisy. Your duct system could be improperly sized or there may be a problem with the indoor coil of your cooling equipment.
Your equipment needs frequent repairs and your energy bills are going up. In addition to the rise in energy costs, the age and condition of your heating and cooling equipment may have caused it to become less efficient.
Your air conditioner or heat pump is more than 12 years old. Consider replacing it with newer, more efficient equipment.
Your furnace or boiler is more than 15 years old. Consider replacing it with ENERGY STAR qualified equipment. ENERGY STAR has set high efficiency guidelines for both types of heating systems.
You leave your thermostat set at one constant temperature. You could be missing a great energy-saving opportunity. A programmable thermostat adjusts your home's temperature at times when you're regular away or sleeping.