When should you replace your heater?

Here are some signs that will help tell you that it may be time to consider replacing your furnace.
Your heat pump is over 10 years old.
Consider replacing it with a unit that has earned the ENERGY STAR label. Installed correctly, these high-efficiency units can save up to 20% on heating costs. Not a bad deal.
Your furnace is over 15 years old.
Consider replacing with an ENERGY STAR qualified furnace, which is 15% more efficient than a conventional furnace.
You are constantly servicing the equipment and notice that your energy bills are on the rise.
Your heating equipment may have become less efficient and as a result, costing you dollars.
Some rooms in your home are either too hot or too cold.
Improper equipment operation, duct problems or inadequate insulation could be the cause.
You do not have a programmable thermostat.
An easy way to save money on your energy bills would to Install a programmable thermostat that varies the temperature during the day while you are away and at night while you are sleeping.
Your home has humidity problems.
Poor equipment operation, inadequate equipment, and leaky ductwork can cause the air to be too dry in the winter or too humid in the summer.
Your home has excessive dust.
Yes, we do live in the desert, but leaky ducts can pull particles of air from crawl spaces and distribute them throughout your house. Sealing your ducts may be a solution and help with your allergies to boot!
Your heating system is getting noisy.
You could have an undersized duct system or a problem with the indoor coil of your cooling equipment.
Family Air is a preferred contractor of TEP and able to assist you with making your HVAC system run efficiently.  Call us today.
Above tips taken from Energy Savings Tips

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