Air Conditioning Quotes

During the summer months having an air conditioning system to keep your home cool and comfortable should be a priority. Being able to pick a good HVAC contractor to fit a new air conditioning unit or fix your current system is essential to keep things working in tip top condition.

References and Qualifications

When choosing an air conditioning contractor it is advisable to get a few quotes and check the contractors references and qualifications to ensure they are suitable for the job. An air conditioning contractor should also have the correct licences and as well as insurance in case anything goes wrong.

Things to Keep in Mind

Before you call someone to help you fix your system, be sure to know what sort of system you have in place. Find out the brand and model and, if possible, dig out the maintenance history. In this way, you can be sure your contractor has all the vital information. Consider having a programmable thermostat installed to save energy costs. You may be able to save as much as 10 percent on cooling when you turn your thermostat by by 10-15 percent for at least 8 hours daily. Some can even be controlled from a computer or smartphone

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More information about Air Conditioning Options

eContractorBids recommends whole-house central air conditioning and heating in most cases. It is the most efficient way to heat and cool an entire house, and most of the contractors you can contact through the form above will offer it with 'Zoning', letting you turn individual areas of the house off and on as required.

If you would like more information about Air Conditioning options before contacting a contractor, we have linked to a series of articles about energy saving options that are now available. Cooling and heating are the two largest power-consumers in most houses, and the gap between efficient and inefficient air conditioners can have a significant impact on electricity bills.

For information about cooling options for smaller areas and individual rooms, click any of these links.