How much will a furnace or air conditioning installation cost?
Because every home is unique, there is no set price for a furnace installation or air conditioner installation. Experienced technicians at Indoor Air Quality, Inc. will perform a full inspection of your home and help you determine the best system for you individual needs. Code upgrades are also required before a price can be quoted. You will always be given an estimate before any work is performed on your home.
What is the right size furnace or air conditioner for my home?
One of the first things Indoor Air Quality, Inc. technicians will do is conduct a complete energy analysis of your home. By considering window size, insulation values, age of your home, ductwork, other building materials, as well as a variety of other factors, we can determine the right size system and equipment for your home. We will even ask you questions about your existing comfort challenges, such as: Are there rooms in your home that are always too hot or too cold? If this is the case, you could need ductwork modifications in addition to a new system.
What is the difference between single and 2-stage furnace and air conditioners?
Single stage systems are either on at 100% of their capacity or completely turned off.
A 2-stage model can run at two different capacities. The first stage is best suited to maintain temperature the second stage will be utilized to raise or drop the temperature more than a few degrees. Multi-stage models are quieter, are designed to keep the home temperature more even and will run longer cycles than a single stage model.
Should I repair or replace my existing furnace or air conditioning system?
The average life of furnace and air conditioning equipment is 15-20 years. If your furnace or air conditioner is over 10 years old and needs a significant repair, it may make more sense to replace with a new high-efficiency piece of equipment. Indoor Air Quality, Inc. will be happy to go over all the options of system repair versus replacement.
Will I get instant hot water with a tankless water heater?
No. This is a common misconception of tankless water heaters. A tankless water heater does heat water on-demand instantly, but just like a tank water heater, it will take the same amount of time for the hot water to travel through the plumbing inside your home. If you would like to get instant hot water, there are recirculation pump systems available to hook-up to your tankless water heater.
Can I repair or install my furnace or air conditioner myself?
No. A furnace or air conditioner is a complex machine and should only be serviced by a trained technician. All of the technicians at Indoor Air Quality, Inc. are North American Technician Excellence, Inc. (NATE). The NATE certification program is recognized by the heating, ventilation, air-conditioning, and refrigeration (HVAC/R) industry as the leading non-profit technician certification program. Our technicians constantly go through training to learn the latest HVAC technologies and methods to ensure your safety and theirs.