There are any number of things that can go into making your home energy efficient, for example insulation, ducts and programmable thermostats and regular maintenance. However the quality of your A/C Installation is essential. It is important to know that a qualified A/C installation technician is looking for the following:
Load evaluation- Proper sizing of new unit
Unit efficiency – Unit being installed will operate at the efficiencies stated in its certificate.
Duct inspection- Carefully inspects the duct-work to ensure there are no leaks, damage, dust or debris.
Air Flow – Should be measure because insufficient airflow will cause the unit to operate inefficiently.
Refrigerant – Should check the outside for sufficient amount of refrigerant insuring efficiency
Controls- Should check to ensure that the thermostat and other controls are working properly.
Documentation- Contractor should provide a complete work ticket listing all the work that he did, as well as the correct documentation, manuals and other materials related to the equipment and its installation.
James Vito AC Plumbing and Heating has a team of highly trained and experienced technicians that have been serving the DC MD & VA area since 1934. Give us a call for a free estimate to install a new unit.