When you think about your Schertz, TX, home, do you consider it a comfortable place? An out-of-date HVAC system could be the culprit if your home consistently seems a little too hot or too cold. If your HVAC system could use some improvements, consider the following four upgrades:
1. Make Filtration Upgrades
Even if your home has the best air filters on the market, there are upgrades you can install to enhance the air filtration system. You can improve your air quality by purchasing a whole-house air purifier or a UV light air purifier. Cleaner air makes a home much more comfortable, especially for those with asthma or allergies.
2. Try Zoning
A zoned HVAC system allows you to alter the temperature in one room without changing it in another. Zoning improves the HVAC system’s efficiency while achieving the exact temperature desired in each zone. Consider this option if you have household members with different sleeping temperature preferences.
3. Upgrade the Thermostat
Modern thermostats allow you to control the temperature in your home from anywhere via a smart device. Homeowners can turn off the air conditioner when they are at work or on vacation to keep it from running when it doesn’t have to, saving on utility bills. Features on a programmable thermostat also include the ability to schedule the HVAC system to turn on and off at certain times.
4. Replace the Ductwork
If you have lived in your home for a long time, the ductwork in your walls may start to sag, rust or leak air in other ways. Installing new ductwork provides better insulation for the air in your HVAC system. This leads to more powerful and efficient heating and cooling.
If you think your HVAC system may be out of date and could use some upgrades, contact us at Barrett & Sons Inc. We have the professional experience and resources to improve the energy efficiency in your Schertz, TX, home.
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