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Know your air conditioners’ SEER number in Atlanta, GA!

The Seasonal Energy Efficiency Ratio (SEER) of your Atlanta, GA air conditioner is basically the efficiency number. It is sort of like the milers-per-gallon number of your car. It is calculated by taking the cooling output and dividing it by the electric input during normal seasonal use. The higher the number…the more efficiently your unit is running. The more efficient your unit is running, the more money you are saving. When choosing a central air conditioner unit this is a very important number. If you choose a unit with a high SEER you can save hundreds, even thousands, of dollars during the life of the air conditioner. Atrained technician from Fulton can help you find the right air conditioning unit with the highest SEER number that will fit your budget and home. As it stands all central air conditioners are required to have a SEER of at least 13. Energy Star central air conditioners start at a SEER of 14. Units that use geo-thermal or ductless units can have extremely high SEER numbers, as high as 75. The higher the number, the more efficient the unit. However, the higher the number the more complex the machine, and therefore the more expensive the upfront costs will be. Window unit are not required to have a SEER of 13 and can still be found as low as 10. This is one of the things you will want to investigate when purchasing a window unit if you go this route. The more maintained your air conditioning unit the higher the SEER will remain. But if you allow the air conditioner filter to...
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