When the time comes to buy a new HVAC system, you want to make sure you’re purchasing the right one so that you enjoy all of the benefits that come along with it, including increased efficiency and lower energy bills. 

New HVAC systems also have less of an impact on the environment, which is a great bonus and for all of these reasons, when the time comes to buy your new system, it’s important to follow this checklist so that the process is smooth:

  1. Be prepared. Know all of the information regarding your current HVAC system because this is the only way of confirming whether or not you actually need a replacement. Most furnaces and air conditioner last anywhere from 10 to 18 years and the older a unit is, the less efficient it will be. Take a look at your maintenance history including the dates of installation and any service appointments to decide if it’s time for a new one.
  2. Do your research. Figure out which HVAC system is best for you by considering the size of your home as well as the size of your family. For example, larger homes will have more energy needs and will need an HVAC system that can accommodate the size of the home and all of the people who live in it. This information will help you with your search so that you find a system that is suitable for your needs specifically. 
  3. Go shopping. Once you know what you’re looking for, it’s time to shop around for an HVAC system that meets all of your requirements. There are different brands so you’ll have to find a model that will work for you. Make sure it’s a reputable brand so that you have easy access to parts and accessories should you ever need them. You should also check the manufacturer’s warranty, space constraints and, of course, costs.
  4. See if financing options are available because this can help make the process a lot easier and you may be eligible for a loan term to help pay for your new HVAC system. This means you may be able to pay over time instead of all at once. 

This basic checklist can help you with the purchasing process and ensure you buy an HVAC system that is right for you. An HVAC specialist can provide you with more details and it’s always best to get the opinion of a professional, which is why you should contact Inkster Heating & Cooling in Winnipeg today! Whether you require ventilation, a new furnace or an air conditioner, they can help, so give them a call to find out more.