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Great Reasons to Consider a Variable-Speed Air Handler for Your A/C Upgrade

Great Reasons to Consider a Variable-Speed Air Handler for Your A/C UpgradeTrying to make it through another hot Yuma summer with an inefficient A/C can make you work up quite a sweat. Noisy operation, high cooling bills and hit-or-miss comfort aren’t very appealing. If it’s time to upgrade your A/C, make sure you shop for a m models with a variable-speed air handler for complete cooling satisfaction. Here’s why.

Energy Savings

Conventional air handlers circulate airflow through the home at one speed with no variation. This often results in blasts of noisy airflow jetting out of duct registers, quick-cycling and high cooling bills. In contrast, select variable-speed air handlers utilize inverter-driven technology to ramp up or down to meet real-time cooling needs. This saves energy and system wear.

Uniform Indoor Temperatures

Do you have comfort problems in your Yuma home, such as uneven temperatures from room to room? The advanced technology of inverter-driven variable-speed air handlers maintains temperatures within 0.5 degrees of your thermostat set point. Additionally, airflow is smooth and comfortable, which delivers uniform temperatures throughout your home.

Humidity Control

Dehumidification is an incidental side effect of the cooling process. While high indoor humidity isn’t as significant of a problem here as experienced by homeowners in the Gulf states, a variable-speed air handler can help maintain optimal indoor humidity levels of 30 to 50 percent.

Healthful Indoor Air Quality

Indoor air quality plays a key role for the level of comfort you experience in your home. Dust and allergens can exacerbate respiratory ailments, such as asthma and COPD, and can make a beautiful day quite miserable for many folks. High-efficiency A/C systems using variable-speed air handlers circulate airflow through the HVAC filter many more times than conventional A/C systems. This helps clear the air in your home and make it more healthful and comfortable.

Quieter Operation

The two chief noisemakers in an air conditioner are compressor and air handlers. A variable-speed air handler most often operates at well below 100-percent capacity. This means it’s much quieter than conventional single-speed air handlers.

To learn more about the benefits of variable-speed air handlers, contact Hansberger Refrigeration and Electric Company in Yuma today.

Our goal is to help educate our customers in Yuma, Arizona about energy and home comfort issues (specific to HVAC systems). For more information about variable-speed air handlers and other HVAC topics, download our free Home Comfort Resource guide.

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