a. What is geothermal air conditioning and heating important?
It dramatically improves the efficiency level of the systems by utilizing the earth as the conductor of all
heating and cooling your Las Vegas home. This results in an average of 400% efficiency vs. 95% efficiency of the regular heating and cooling systems.
b. How can zone heating and cooling benefit me?
Your Las Vegas air conditioning contractor retrofits homes every week to take advantage of zone heating and cooling.They are cost efficient methods to lower the amount of energy required to heat or cool rooms. The zone
heating and cooling allows certain or all room temperatures to be controlled separately.
c. Explain the HVAC equipment Energy Star rating system?
Products with this rating system have up to a 20% more efficient performance. It tells how efficient the Las Vegas air conditioning, heat pump and furnace unit is and can also give valuable information about the monthly operating costs of the unit.
d. Why are air conditioners measured by SEER ratings?
Seasonal Energy Efficiency Ratio (SEER) measures the amount of energy required to cool an entity over a
season. The higher the rating of your air conditioner, the lower the operating costs are.
e. Explain how HSPF rates heat pumps?
The Heating Season Performance Factor (HSPF) measures the amount of energy required to heat an entity
via the heat pump over the course of a season A high HSPF rating is considered more efficient.
f. Why are AFUE ratings important?
Annual Fuel Utilization Efficiency measures the amount of fuel supplied to heat a furnace. The minimum AFUE
a normal US home should have is 78%.
g. Why are Las Vegas preseason air conditioner and furnace check ups important?
It helps to improve the air quality of the home and detect if the condensers are performing properly. Cleaning the
equipment and recharging the refrigerant are just two of the dozens of steps involved. You Las Vegas air conditioning contractor does these in the spring and fall off season for a very low price. Detecting minor problems before the sever heat of summer will often prevent major repairs and down time.
h. How does HVAC equipment improve indoor air quality?
The HVAC equipment improves air quality by ventilating, cooling and heating a building by moving the air around. Many of our Las Vegas clients are upgrading the filtration system and including ultra violet lights that kills bacteria and whole house humidifiers that prevent wood trim and furniture from cracking.
i. What does a heat pump do?
A heat pump moves heat from one place to another. Heat pumps have the ability to switch functionality between functions of a furnace and functions of a Las Vegas air conditioner and is more cost efficient when used in moderate climates.
j. How does purchasing a new heating and cooling system qualify for federal energy savings tax credits and utility company rebates?
Certain qualifying purchases made between January 1, 2009 and December 31, 2010 are able to get a tax credit equaling to 30 percent of the product cost with a maximum amount totaling $1,500.
k. To reduce heating and cooling bills, what is the most cost efficient solution?
Installing an electronic programmable thermostat