Air Conditioning

Cooling Crisis: Why Upgrade Your AC System Now

Baker Comfort Advisor for new Air Conditioning unit

The first heat wave of summer is fast approaching. Many homeowners are thinking about the comfort and efficiency of their air conditioning systems. If your AC condenser has been sitting out in the rain, will it work when you need it?

If you’re considering upgrading your AC unit, now there’s an important reason to act promptly. The phasing out of the refrigerant known as R-410A is set to reshape the industry which will profoundly impact the cost of staying cool.

The Impending Shift in Regulations from R-410A

Beginning in January 2025, new government mandates will alter the types of coolant that air conditioning systems must use. At the heart of this shift is the phase-out of the refrigerant R-410A. This move away from R-410A has required manufacturers like Carrier to invest heavily in research, development, and adaptation of new coolants. Unfortunately for consumers, this new coolant is significantly more expensive than the old one.

The net result? A steep increase in the manufacturing cost of AC units post-2025 is anticipated. Industry insiders are forecasting price hikes of up to 30%! This could translate to $5,000 or more in added costs for a new system for the average homeowner.

Locking in Lower Prices NOW

If your AC system is aging and you will need a new system, the argument for investing in a new AC system before these regulations take effect is sound financial planning. Upgrading now to avoid the price surge that will accompany the manufacturing industry’s adjustment to the new standards could save significant costs. Furthermore, a new, more energy-efficient system lets you enjoy considerable savings on your energy bills over time.

However, this decision demands a balanced consideration of several factors. It’s important to evaluate:

  • The performance and condition of your existing AC system
  • Your budgetary constraints
  • Your unique home comfort profile based on the layout of your home and ductwork
  • Your long-term cooling needs.

At this point, seeking the guidance of seasoned heating and air professionals could make alot of sense to ensure you make the right choice.

Act Now for Long-Term Savings

Each moment of hesitation could be costing you! Find out If an AC system upgrade is on your horizon by contacting Baker Home Energy and booking a FREE inspection/quote of your system. Waiting until after the new regulations come into effect in January 2025 could subject you to significantly higher costs for a new AC system. Furthermore, acting now will save you from these forthcoming price increases and secure a future of efficient, cost-effective cooling for your home.

Why Choose Baker Home Energy?

Simultaneously, choosing Baker Home Energy for your heating and air solutions means partnering with a leader in home comfort. Our team is committed to delivering exceptional service, from expert installation to dependable maintenance. Here’s why savvy homeowners choose us:

  • Expertise You Can Trust: Our certified technicians are at the forefront of HVAC technology, ensuring your system is installed with precision and skill.
  • Customer-Centric Approach: We believe in putting your needs first. From the initial consultation to post-installation support, our team is dedicated to ensuring your satisfaction.
  • Energy-Efficient Solutions: In an era of rising energy costs, we prioritize solutions to enhance your comfort while maximizing energy efficiency. Subsequently, this leads to substantial savings on your bills.
  • Future-Proof Comfort: With the impending regulatory changes, we are already ahead, offering systems that comply with future standards. This forward-thinking approach ensures your investment is timely and future-proof.
  • Free Inspection and Quote: Making informed decisions starts with having the right information. We offer a complimentary inspection and quote, providing you with transparent advice tailored to your specific needs.

It is important remember, at Baker Home Energy we’re not just about air conditioning and heating; we’re about creating lasting comfort solutions that make financial sense. Reach out today and experience the difference of a home energy partner who genuinely cares about your comfort and savings.

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