Is your electric bill through the roof in the winter time? That means it could be time for a new HVAC unit. Unlike most household repair tasks, when it comes to replacing the home’s HVAC system, most homeowners have no idea what’s involved. Odds are the home’s existing unit is outdated and nothing like today’s advanced heating and cooling systems. Because of the vast difference in equipment and the delicate system configuration considerations, a homeowner’s first step in choosing a new heater for their home is to hire a professional heat pump repair Wilmington NC.
What is Your Current Heater’s Fuel Type?
Most HVAC systems operate on natural gas but not all of them do. Many high quality heating systems are electric-powered. Before you start considering new heating systems, you should identify which type you currently have. Replacing a natural gas system with a natural gas system will be easier and more affordable because the fuel line is already available. If, on the other hand, your old system is electric-fueled and you want a gas-fueled heater installed, then additional work may be required to run a gas line to the heater.
Calculating Heat Load
One of the reasons why a professional heating service provider needs to be hired is because in order to ensure that the right size HVAC system is installed, a heat load calculation needs to be performed. This process involves taking into account several factors, such as the size of the home, the type of insulation it has, and other factors that homeowners simply don’t have the training to gauge. The collected data will then be used to help the service tech
nician determine how much heat is needed to keep the home comfortable and this will help the tech choose the right size system.
Call Tidewater Heating Service in Wilmington NC
If your heating and cooling system isn’t working as well as it used to, then it may be time to upgrade your system to a more efficient and eco-friendly model. Call Tidewater Heating Service in Wilmington NC today. We can have one of our highly-trained technicians perform a thorough inspection and evaluation of your heater to determine your replacement options. We are fully insured and have over 40 years of experience in the field with HVAC systems. In addition, we specialize in delivering a quality job that’s done on time, every time. Call us today at 910-343-1234 for a free estimate or fill out a contact form on our website to have a technician call you immediately.