We’re replacing our AC unit this season, what advice can you give me?
Replacing your system is one of the biggest financial decisions you will make. The reason for this is that the life expectancy of a system is around 12 years. When choosing a contractor, pick a company to install the unit based on quality and customer service, not solely on price. The name brand of the equipment is not as important as the installing contractor.
Another thing to keep in mind when replacing a system is that the duct system you’re connecting to is sealed tight with the proper amount of return air. With the new higher efficiency units, you also have to be careful that you replace your system with the right-sized unit, so you don't end up with a house that’s cool but has high humidity.
Do some homework, pick quality contractors, and find someone you trust and you’ll have a successful installation that will bring you years of comfort and the least amount of overall cost.