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4 Options for Air Conditioning Replacement

When it comes time to replace your existing air conditioner with a new one, your options are nearly endless. Aside from the different types of air conditioning systems, you also have to consider brands and efficiency levels. The good news is, there is a perfect air conditioner out there for your home, and our team can help you find it.

When you need air conditioning replacement in Auburn, WA, look no further than our team at Sound. We are here to help you with all of your heating and cooling needs, including helping you pick out the best air conditioner replacement. You can keep reading to learn more about your options ahead of scheduling an in-home assessment.

Central AC

A central air conditioner is the more traditional option. If you already have a central air conditioner in your home, choosing another central air conditioner will streamline the installation process. If you’re worried about energy efficiency and losing air through the ductwork, we can help. 

Central air conditioners have changed a lot in recent years to be more energy efficient and better for the environment. And if your ductwork is a concern, we can look at repairing or replacing your ducts during installation to ensure optimal conditions for your new AC unit.

Heat Pump

A heat pump is very similar to a central air conditioner with a few differences and how it operates. A heat pump also uses refrigerant, but its main way of cooling is to remove heat from the air and transfer it outside.

One huge benefit of a heat pump is that it is an all-in-one heating and cooling system. This means that you don’t have to have a separate heater for the fall, winter, and spring seasons. Heat pumps are also known to be very energy efficient and connect to the same ductwork that a central air conditioner would use.

Ductless Mini Split

A ductless mini split system is different because it does not require ductwork. Instead, you have a small but complete air conditioner in every single room of your home. Each of these individual air conditioners (called air handlers) connects to a single outdoor unit. Since cool air is not lost or trapped in the ductwork, ductless mini split systems are considered to be highly energy efficient. 

Although they are more expensive to install upfront, you stand to save up to half on your monthly energy bills with this type of air conditioner. Like a heat pump, it also offers heating and cooling all in one so you don’t have to have a separate heater with this type of system either.

Zone Control 

If you like a central air conditioner but prefer to have zone control, we can help with that too. A zone control system has dampers installed inside of the vents so that you can channel airflow where you want it to go. During your in-home installation, we will talk about your zone control needs and help you create a customized system that allows you to cool your home how you want. 

Contact Sound Heating and Air Conditioning Inc. today to schedule an appointment for AC installation! We take your comfort as seriously as you do.

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