Air Conditioning Repair vs. Replacement

Is your New York home heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) system on the fritz? Contemplating a system repair or high-efficiency replacement? We place a lot of demands on our HVAC systems; after a while, they just don’t seem quite as spry as they once were. You have two clear options when your system needs a boost: A/C repair or A/C replacement. But how do you know which option is right for you? Would it be better to simply patch things up, or to go with a newer and more efficient system? We’ve got a few important things you should consider when debating repair vs. replacement for your New York HVAC system.

Cases Where We Recommend A/C Repair

New or Newer A/C Systems

If your air conditioning system is new or relatively new, replacement doesn’t make much sense. Repairing a newer system will be a more economical choice.

Less-Than-Half Rule

If the cost to repair your system is less than half of its total value, it would make more sense to schedule air conditioning repair.

Change of Address

If you are planning to move and have a functioning system, chances are you’ll want to make any needed repairs rather than making a complete A/C replacement.

A/C Maintenance

Regular and simple maintenance techniques can significantly extend the life of your system and prevent the need for replacement.

Cases Where A/C Replacement Could Be Best

Aged A/C Systems

The EPA and Department of Energy’s joint ENERGY STAR program highly recommends replacing HVAC systems that are more than 10 years old and furnaces or boilers that are more than 15 years old. If your system is getting up there in age, it is also losing precious energy efficiency. Replacing your old air conditioning system can greatly increase your energy efficiency, saving you as much as 40% on your heating and cooling costs.

Benefits of an HVAC System Replacement from ParkSide Fuel

Tax Credits

When you choose to replace your New York home heating or cooling system, there are a variety of tax credits and other incentives which can cover up to 30% of the cost of a new system. You’ll also save on energy and fuel for the life of your new system since it will burn oil more efficiently to produce the same satisfying heat output.

A/C Warranties

New HVAC units come with a manufacturer’s warranty. You’ll have peace of mind knowing that you’re covered should any issues occur with your HVAC system.

Air Quality in the Home

New HVAC systems do a superior job of controlling your home’s temperature and humidity levels. Optimum temperature and humidity levels mean reduced mold and mildew growth, as well as better indoor air quality for your home and family.

Contact Us for HVAC System Repair or Replacement in New York

For more information on our Long Island Air Conditioning Repair and replacement, please feel free to give us a call or send us a message right here on our website, and our technicians would be more than happy to speak with you. Here at ParkSide Fuel, we can even protect your new or repaired system with discounted Wading River Oil Service Contracts. We proudly serve Mt. Sinai, Smithtown, Rocky Point, and the Suffolk County areas with premium home heating oil and HVAC services to make your home more comfortable without breaking the bank.