The average air conditioner is no match for the hot, muggy summer weather in Warner Robins, Georgia. If you’re concerned about your household energy consumption, you need the most efficient model you can find. From two-stage compression to a variable-speed motor, you need these four features in an energy-efficient air conditioner.
High SEER Rating
You can determine how efficient a cooling system is just by taking a look at its seasonal energy efficiency ratio (SEER) rating. You’ll find this number on the yellow Energy Guide label, which is affixed directly to the system. A higher SEER rating means that the system is more efficient, and as a general rule, you’ll want to seek out a system with a rating of at least 15. Air conditioners with SEER ratings over 20 are ideal for environmentally conscious households.
Summers can get hot in Warner Robins, but that doesn’t mean you need to blast the air conditioner all day long. In fact, air conditioners run more efficiently when they have two-stage compression, which offers more than just off and on capabilities. This feature enables the system to operate at a low-level stage for much of the day and turn up the cooling power when necessary.
When you really want to take your energy efficiency efforts up a notch, look for a system with a variable-speed blower motor. Systems like the Infinity 21 Central Air Conditioner can operate at a variety of speeds, which allows for incremental cooling increases or decreases. With a variable-speed motor, you can easily optimize your comfort levels without wasting energy.
Smart Thermostat Compatibility
To make the most of your energy-efficient system, you need one that works with a smart thermostat. The Infinity series works seamlessly with Wi-Fi-enabled Infinity access controls, which allow for easy programming, smartphone access, and streamlined efficiency.
Whether you’ve already decided on a new, energy-efficient air conditioner or you’re still shopping for the right system, the team at Pruett Air Conditioning is at your service. Call us at 478-298-4115 for all your cooling needs this summer.
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