Your HVAC and its 15 SEER rating
What you need to know about your HVAV and it’s 15 SEER ratings is listed below. The higher the SEER rating, the more efficiently your air conditioning unit will use energy to do its job. Over the life of the system, this is can amount to substantial savings. There are advantages and disadvantages, as we will explain.
15 SEER air conditioners and heat pumps:
Advantages – When you want good efficiency at lower cost, look to 15 SEER air conditioners and heat pumps. They have the lowest cost of operation among single-stage units.
- Offer up to 50% higher efficiency than a standard air conditioner.
- Provide the quietest operation of any single-stage unit on the market.
- Only slightly more expensive than a standard air conditioner.
- Very popular.
- Provide low cost of operation in the single-stage field.
- The 15 SEER unit is a very close second to the more expensive 16 SEER.
Disadvantages – 15 SEER air conditioners and heat pumps are single-stage systems, which are not efficient as two-stage units.
Reasons to choose a 15 SEER air conditioner and heat pump:
- Save up to 47% on energy usage. Surpassing stringent government standards in this unit, saves energy and reduces greenhouse gases.
- Save money up front. Saving money and energy with the high efficiency and smaller up-front investment of 15 SEER units compared to higher SEER units.
- Tax breaks and rebates. Some models meet requirements for federal energy tax credits.
Better for the environment – better for your family:
- 15 SEER air conditioners and heat pumps provide the quietest operation of any single-stage unit on the market
- Cool with an environmentally friendly refrigerant that’s ozone safe.
- Keep temperatures even from room to room aiding healthy sleep patterns.
- Leave you feeling cooler and more comfortable. Keeps your home mildew free by removing humidity from the air.
- Rust-resistant coating, screws and base pan protect your system from the elements.
Make a call to us here at LHT and we will sort out your HVAC and SEER rating!