FAQs About Replacing HVAC Systems
November 9, 2020Back to All Articles
Replacing HVAC systems can come with a long list of initial questions, which is why we have created an FAQ list of everything you would want to know!
What is HVAC?
HVAC is an acronym for heating, ventilation, and air conditioning. It refers to the entire climate control unit in your home. There are many different types of HVAC systems that differ in efficiency, size, and specific needs.
How long does it take to replace an HVAC system?
There are two main types of HVAC system replacements. A change in the framework, so only replacing the air conditioning or furnace, will take approximately 6-8 hours. Whereas a full replacement and changed ductwork will take 2-3 days depending on the company you choose.
How long does an HVAC system last for?
The ductwork on the HVAC system can last up to 25 years, but the efficiency will begin to decline after 12 years.
When should I replace an HVAC system?
You should replace your HVAC system when utility bills begin to increase, the climate is unequal in each room of your home, if it’s old, and if it has had more than three repairs.
What factors are considered in a replacement quote?
There are a few factors involved in an HVAC replacement quote. These include but are not limited to:
- How long it will take to replace
- Size of the unit
- The building location
- The complexity of the unit.