Air conditioning has been in residential home in Edmonton since the 70’s. It was installed in a small number of homes. The popularity on Air Conditioning did not take off till the late 90’s due to the hotter summers and the style of home that was built with large windows and southern facing exposures. Not only has the efficiency of air conditioners has gotten better over the years, it has also reduced the amount of power consumption. The variable speed motor furnaces not only make it work better by maintaining a constant air flow, they use less power helping to reduce operating costs.
Air conditioning is an interesting purchase for most of our customers. Yes, there are those that plan for it or buy a complete system when replacing a furnace. Most of our air conditioning customers wait until the hottest day of the year and call in a panic wanting it NOW. This causes a huge volume of customers for us in a short time period who want air conditioned. We do our utmost to get as many clients taken care of as we can. Most companies that can do next day installations on a hot week should be avoided as there is a reason they are not busy. Air Conditioning needs to be installed and tested properly. There are many things that an inexperienced install crew can do wrong.
Air Conditioning needs to be installed with care and tested correctly, as the smallest adjustments can make a difference in efficiency and life expectancy. For example, an improperly sized air conditioner will use more power and cycle off and on causing unnecessary stress on the equipment. With our years of experience, the staff at Furnace Family can take an entry level unit and set it up properly, add a thermal expansion valve, and make it more efficient than a unit installed by a less experienced competitor. We have seen high dollar, high efficient units installed incorrectly running at a fraction of the manufacturers efficiency rating.
So when the time comes to have a new air conditioner installed, call the experts at Furnace Family and have it done the right way the first time. 780 4 FAMILY.