Air Conditioning Options for Older Homes

Which Air Conditioning System is the Best Choice?

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Older Homes Are not equipped with central air

In the Philadelphia area, there are countless historical sites the visit and beautiful older homes to live in. These home come equipped with heating systems via boiler systems and radiators. However, these older homes do not come with central air. Often times, many people resort to window units during the summer month. These can work somewhat well as a temporary solution, but they can become a hindrance over long periods of time. They are loud, not very efficient, and can only handle effectively cooling a certain amount of square footage.

If you have been dreading the upcoming summer because of your loud, clunky, and ugly window unit, maybe it’s time for an upgrade. Switching to central air can be beneficial when it comes to saving money on energy bills, but the upfront cost of installing duct work can cost thousands of dollars and require a lot of intrusive work in your home such as cutting holes in the ceilings and walls or even lowering your ceilings to accommodate the size of ventilation systems.

Air Conditioning Options for Older Homes

VRF System (Variable Refrigerant Flow)

A VRF system can be installed without duct work, making this option suitable for any home. It utilizes refrigerant for both cooling and heating via a condensing unit which is located outside the home. The unit uses a compressor and refrigerant and “assesses” the temperature of each “zone” or room and adjusts both the compressor’s motor speed and the refrigerant flow accordingly. Because this system is so complex, it takes a skilled HVAC installer to both install and run routine maintenance on the machine. Make sure you are able to find a reputable company that can handle this type of complex technology.

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Ductless Mini Splits

The ductless mini split may be a more suitable option for your home, as it is relatively inexpensive compared to other air conditioning systems. They are small but powerful, and each indoor unit can handle a considerable amount of square footage. They are much quieter and more efficient than a basic window unit.

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High Velocity Systems

The ductless mini split may be a more suitable option for your home, as it is relatively inexpensive compared to other air conditioning systems. They are small but powerful, and each indoor unit can handle a considerable amount of square footage. They are much quieter and more efficient than a basic window unit.

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Which Air Conditioning Option Suits Your Older Home?

Making a decision about upgrading your home can be difficult, but with a knowledgeable HVAC company the decision-making process can run along a lot smoother. If you are thinking about updating your air conditioning system in your older home, contact us today for a free estimate- we would love to help you with your next HVAC project!

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There are many heating and air conditioning services we provide that make your life more comfortable utilizing reliable brands like American Standard  Call us today for any questions you may have regarding heating and air condtioning repairs or service you may need if you live local in Levittown, PA or somewhere throughout Bucks County or Montgomery County.

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