What Is The Best Unit For Your Home?

January 4, 2021

Here at JD’s A/C, we want to provide our customers with the best our industry has to offer, that is why we proudly offer our customers, Carrier the American made brand. 

Willis Carrier “The Father of Air Conditioning” was the original inventor of the modern air conditioning we are so thankful to have today. Dating back to 1902 when Mr. Willis Carrier made the realization that he had the ability to dry out air but allowing it to pass through water to create fog. And within a year from when he began his experiments, he was able to complete his invention. Although it wouldn’t be until 1915 before he founded the Carrier Engineering Corporation. 

What options are available for my home? 

A certified member of our team will be able to tell you exactly what unit fits your home’s needs best by doing an inspection of your home. First, our specialists will look at how much square footage of space your home has, then they will determine the base BTU (British Thermal Unit), notate the number of doors, and windows that are in the home. They will also take into account any indoor pets, as well as the occupancy level. 

What type of options are available? 

  • Standard efficiency 
  • Medium efficiency 
  • High efficiency  

System types 

There are several types of indoor air control that you can choose from. However depending on several factors. We want to educate you on the many different options, and the pros and cons of each. 

Air Conditioning System 

  • Pros 

Consistent temperature year-round 

Filtered air 

Heating and air conditioning combo 

Reduce the promotion of germs and other toxins 

Relief for those who suffer from allergies 

  • Cons 

Higher energy bill (depending on the model efficiency) 

Duct maintenance

The need for ductwork  

Ductless System

  • Pros 

Energy efficient 

Environmentally friendly 

Customizable 

  • Cons

Upfront cost

Regular maintenance 

Aesthetics 

Furnaces 

  • Pros 

Inexpensive to install 

Long life span 

Reliable heating (even in the coldest of weather conditions) 

Less maintenance 

  • Cons 

Electric furnaces can be costly to run 

Gas furnaces lifespan is shorter than electric furnaces

Gas furnaces can be risky; fires, explosions, and carbon monoxide poisoning 

Heat Pumps 

  • Pros

Energy efficient 

Less maintenance 

A safer option for heating 

Reduction of carbon emissions 

Provide cooling as well 

Long life span, usually 14-15 years 

RHI scheme eligible 

  • Cons

High upfront costs

Less efficient in extreme weather conditions

Frequent maintenance and routine care 

Larger than other systems 


Your HVAC system is an investment, not only for yourself, and your family, but your home as well. If you are in the market for a new HVAC system but don’t know where to start, give us a call here at JD’s A/C! We would be happy to help you every step of the way, the JD way.

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