Repair Versus Replacement

Your air conditioning and heating system can be one of the most expensive purchases you make for your home. There are many factors to consider when determining whether or not you should repair your old unit or replace it, such as the age of the unit, overall investment costs, initial purchase price to long term operating costs, and utility rates.

What is the Cost of Keeping Your Existing System?

Some homeowners may feel “if it isn’t broken, don’t fix it.” Here are some often-overlooked considerations. Sometimes you put multiple repairs into a system that is on its last legs. As of January 2006, new air conditioner efficiency standards came into effect. Most systems installed before this date cost up to 20% or more to operate than today’s base efficiency models.