Sure, sure, you’ll save money when you install a more energy efficient air conditioner and furnace in your home. Everybody knows that. But just how much money are we talking about? It’s not an easy thing to calculate because each home is unique, but we took a look at a case study to give you some realistic numbers.
The team at Jeremy Electrical, Heating & Cooling wanted to give you some real numbers to get a ballpark idea of your savings after 5 years, 10 years, even 20 years with your new high-efficiency system.
Energy Savings Breakdown: Case Study
For comparison purposes, we took a 2,200 sq. ft. home in Kansas City with an older, 3-ton heating and cooling system of a 9 SEER (Seasonal Energy Efficiency Ratio) rating. We replaced this older system with a 15 SEER high-efficiency system.
Here are the details of the replacement:
Below is a breakdown of what the energy savings, on average, looked like over the next 20 years. Remember, the longer you stay in your home, the more energy savings you will reap as time goes by.
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Find Your Home’s Energy Savings with This Handy Calculator
So how can you get a better look at what your home’s energy savings would be? Check out this handy tool to calculate your forecast. Remember, it is important to include your home’s square footage, the size of your equipment, the age of your equipment, the SEER rating of your equipment, and the area in which you live to get a more realistic picture of energy savings.
Looking to speak with the experts about heating and cooling system replacement and its ROI? Give Jeremy Electrical, Heating & Cooling a call today at (913) 375-0070 and we’ll be happy to help you figure out what type of new system is best for your home.
If your air conditioner is over 10 years old, has needed repairs or Freon every year, or isn’t keeping your home cool, it may be time to think about a replacement. Does it make more financial sense to limp along, or to replace it? Download our Repair or Replace test by clicking on the image below to help you make the best decision.