When you’re ready to upgrade the heating system in your Lake City, Georgia, home, you want to be sure you’re spending your money wisely. Fortunately, with proper planning, you can choose a heating system that will keep your home and family comfortable.
Get the Sizing Right
The most important thing you can do when choosing a heating unit for your home is ensuring you pick the right-sized system. Contrary to popular belief, bigger isn’t always better when it comes to heating systems. In fact, if you choose a bigger heater than your home needs, your heater can’t perform at optimal capacity, potentially wasting energy and reducing your comfort. Luckily, a heating professional can help you size your system correctly so your house stays warm and cozy.
Pick an Efficient Unit
Efficiency is another important factor to consider when selecting a heating system. Ideally, the system you install will both keep your home comfortable and reduce your monthly bills. When it comes to efficiency, there’s almost no better option than a heat pump, which uses a refrigeration cycle to heat and cool the air in your home.
If you live in a larger house, a furnace can provide the best combination of comfort and efficiency, but it’s an option only if you already have ductwork in your home. For homes without existing ductwork, a heat pump will be the most affordable, efficient option.
Finally, before choosing your system, you should consider short- versus long-term costs. Spending a little more money up front can be a good idea for an efficient system that will last for years to come. You’ll also want to purchase a system that won’t require significant repairs over the long term, helping you decrease your heating costs over time.
For help with choosing your heating system, call Corbin Comfort Systems today at 404-461-9796. We’ll let you know what system is right for your home comfort needs and then help with your heating unit’s installation.
Image provided by Shutterstock