There is a lot to learn before you decide to repair or replace your heating or cooling system. Chances are, the last time you purchased one was probably 15-20 years ago.
What you should know
Most people take for granted the comfort provided by their central air conditioner, heat pump or furnace until something goes wrong and the unit needs to be serviced or replaced.
When this happens, you need a quality heating, ventilating and air conditioning (HVAC) contractor who is knowledgeable, skilled and qualified to do the job.
Learn more about choosing a HVAC contractor
If your air conditioning or heating system fails you are faced with a choice to repair the existing unit by replacing parts or by buying a new air conditioner or furnace. Some air conditioning and heating companies push a certain solution based on what is convenient to them or what method earns them the most money. Learn how to find the solutions that are best for you.
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HVAC manufacturers are coming out with new and more efficient products all the time. Find out how you can build the perfect system for you, or watch some short videos to learn more about the options that are now available.
Learn more at the Home Comfort Information Center
One reason for high energy bills is an increase in the price of electricity or heating fuel. However, it is common to trace high energy bills to an in-efficient component (windows, heating and cooling equipment, ducts, insulation) of your home or a failure of one of these components to perform as intended. It is not always easy to pin-point the problem, but fixing it can make your home more energy-efficient and comfortable.
Read more about solving your high energy bills
Get answers to many of the most common questions homeowners ask about heating and air conditioning systems.
See the answers to common heating and cooling questions