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When it comes to your home's AC system, it can be difficult to know when it's time for a replacement. Schedule your appointment today for expert guidance.

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The Many Benefits

Advantages of a New AC System

Newer systems are designed to be more energy efficient, which can help you save money on energy costs in the long run. Additionally, newer systems are also stronger and longer-lasting, meaning that you will need to repair or replace them less often. Here are some of the additional benefits of installing a new air conditioning system.

Improved Energy Efficiency

Newer AC units are typically more energy-efficient than older ones. This means they can cool your home using less electricity, which can significantly reduce your utility bills.

Greater Cooling Capacity

A new AC system can provide better cooling performance. This can result in more evenly distributed cooling, faster cooling times, and overall improved comfort.

Smart Home Compatibility

Many new AC units can integrate with smart home systems, allowing for remote control, scheduling, and more efficient use of the system, which can save energy and enhance comfort.

Warranty Coverage

New AC units come with manufacturer warranties, which can cover parts and labor costs for a certain period, adding an extra layer of financial protection for homeowners.

Fewer Repair Needs

A new system will be less likely to break down, reducing the need for costly repairs and providing peace of mind.

When To Replace Your AC

Factors To Consider For AC Replacement

When trying to determine if you should replace your existing AC unit, there are a number of factors to consider. Here are the main factors that you should keep in mind.

System Age and Condition

One of the most important factors to consider when determining whether it’s time to replace your AC system is its age. On average, a central air conditioning system can last between 10-15 years or longer if well maintained. If your system is approaching or has exceeded this age, it may be time to consider a replacement. Additionally, the condition of your system is also important to consider. If your system is showing signs of wear and tear, such as rust or leaks, it may be time to replace it.

Efficiency of Current AC vs. New AC

Another important factor to consider is the efficiency of your current system. If your system is not energy efficient, it can be very costly for your household in the long run. Newer systems are designed to be more energy efficient, which can help save you money on energy costs in the long run. Additionally, if your system is not cooling your home effectively, it may be time to consider a replacement.

Frequency of Service Calls and Current Value of Your System

The frequency of service calls is another important factor to consider when determining whether to replace your AC system. If you’re constantly having to call for repairs, it may be more cost-effective to replace the system. Additionally, the current value of your system is also important to consider. If the cost of repairs exceeds the value of the system, it may be more cost-effective to replace it.

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How Does Air Conditioning Work?

Air conditioning works by transferring heat from inside your home to the outside using a special liquid called refrigerant. The refrigerant circulates through coils and pipes, absorbing heat from the indoor air and releasing it outside, thereby cooling the indoor air.

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Our Process

AC Replacement Process

In order to ensure that your new air conditioning unit is properly installed and functioning optimally, It’s essential to work with an experienced HVAC technician such as ours at Lindemann. If you’ve determined that the best option is replacing your existing air conditioning unit, Lindemann can help with that. Here are the general steps involved with the process.

  1. Assessment: A professional HVAC technician will assess your home’s cooling needs, the size and type of the current air conditioning system, and the available space for a new unit. They may also inspect the ductwork and insulation to ensure that they are in good condition.
  2. Sizing: Based on the assessment, the technician will determine the right size and type of air conditioning unit for your home. Oversized or undersized units can lead to inefficiencies and discomfort, so sizing is crucial.
  3. Removal of the Old Unit: The old air conditioning unit will be disconnected and removed from the location. The technician will then dispose of it properly.
  4. Installation of the New Unit: The technician will install the new air conditioning unit, including all electrical and refrigerant connections. They will also ensure that the unit is level and secure.
  5. Ductwork and Insulation: If necessary, the technician will inspect and repair or replace the ductwork and insulation to ensure optimal efficiency.
  6. Testing: Once the new air conditioning unit is installed, the technician will test it to ensure it is functioning correctly and efficiently. They may also check the indoor air quality and make any necessary adjustments.
  7. Maintenance: The technician will provide you with maintenance recommendations to ensure the longevity and efficiency of your new air conditioning unit.

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Why Choose Lindemann For Your AC Replacement

When it comes to air conditioning installation, you want a company that you can trust to get the job done right. As experts in home systems, including cleaning, maintenance, repair, and installation, we have the knowledge and experience to get the job done right.

With over 50 years of home service experience, you can rest assured that your installation is in good hands. Lindemann is one of the largest service companies in both Chicagoland and the nation for its industry.

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