What Size Heating and Air Conditioning System Do I Need?

The size of the unit you need to have installed depends on a couple of factors such as the total square footage of the space you want to heat or cool, the location of where you want to put the equipment, if your home is properly insulated, and more.

What type of heating and air conditioning system should I get?

The type of system you should have installed primarily depends on what you are trying to achieve with the system. If you are looking for high efficiency you want to get a system that has a higher SEER rating of 16 or above.

How often should I service my HVAC system?

Generally, there is no service required for your HVAC system except for making sure you frequently change your air filter. Sometimes the condenser may need to be cleaned.

How do I know if I need a new heater or air conditioner?

HVAC systems that were installed between 1970 - 1990 typically last much longer than units installed today. Though older units are not energy efficient and will end up running up your gas & electric bill. HVAC installed new typically can last anywhere between 15 - 20 years and will be significantly more efficient.

How often should I replace my air filter?

Your filter should be replaced a minimum of every 6 months. If you have pets or issues with dust you should change it at least every 3 months.

Where is my air filter?

Your filter should be either in the bottom portion of the furnace or in a large return air grille typically located on the ceiling or low sidewall.

What else do you install?

We can install furnaces, coil & condensers (air conditioning equipment), mini-split systems, dryer vent exhaust ducting, kitchen hood exhaust ducting, bathroom fan exhaust ducting, whole-house fans, attic fans, and thermostats.

Do you install insulation or water heaters?


Which brand do you generally Install?

For central FAU (Forced Air Unit) we generally use Rheem equipment, for mini-split installations we generally use Fujitsu. We do often work with other brands. The only brand we cannot install is Lennox.

How much does it cost to come by and give an estimate?

All estimates are free. If service needs to be performed to make the system operational, a service fee will incur.

How long will the installation take?

It all depends on what you are looking to have installed, the location of where you want the equipment to be installed, if you have an existing system, the size of the home, if we need HOA approval, etc.

Once I have accepted your bid, and we have scheduled a date to install the system, what should I do to prepare for the install?

Ensure there is free and clear access to the areas we will be working in. If you have pets make sure they are secured a will not be in the work areas where they could potentially be harmed.

When do we pay?

Payment is made upon completion.