Minnesota HVAC Company >> High Efficiency Furnaces & Green HVAC
There’s a new wave of concern for environmental issues in the 21st Century, as more and more people realize the benefits of cutting down on energy use. From concerns about global climate change to the sheer economical benefits of using less energy, going green is a hot topic these days. In Minnesota, heating and cooling our homes and businesses uses a large amount of energy. Cutting down on the use of expensive energy is a good way to start on the path toward environmentally conscious heating and air conditioning. The benefits of reducing energy usage with an energy-efficient furnace are many:
- Environmental Benefits – By reducing the furnace energy usage, we make a positive impact on the use of fossil fuels, a possible source of pollution and an influence on climate.
- Social Benefits – For homeowners and business owners alike, concern about energy use by neighbors, customers, and tenants is growing. Using less energy is often seen as a plus by those around us. For businesses, this can lead to greater customer approval and patronage.
- Economic Benefits – Using less energy immediately reduces the cost of energy used for your furnace, especially during the long Minnesota winters. The savings are clear, and can more than offset the higher costs required for an initial investment in green HVAC equipment. In addition, rebates by energy companies can act to further offset equipment costs.
Energy-Efficient Furnaces by Carrier & Lennox for Green HVAC
No single factor is as important as the efficiency of your furnace and air conditioner in lowering energy use and the long-term costs. Modern furnaces, air conditioners, and packages rooftop HVAC systems are far more efficient than those used just a decade ago. Even today, however, you have a choice when specifying a high-efficiency furnace for your home. Leading furnace manufacturers Carrier and Lennox offer furnaces with a range of efficiency ratings. Choosing HVAC equipment with the highest ratings may cost more initially, but will repay that additional cost later in energy savings. In addition, the rebates from manufacturers and energy companies are always tied to efficiency ratings, and are only available when you choose more efficient equipment for your home or commercial property in Minneapolis St. Paul.
The price of a high efficiency furnace depends on several factors, including, the brand, the size, the efficiency rating and control features. The bigger, more expensive systems are not necessarily better. In order to choose the right model for your needs and budget, an in-home assessment is necessary. During the in-home visit, we will explain the available options and their costs. We will let you decide what works best for your home. We will also explain how you can qualify for money-saving rebates like those from the Carrier Cool Cash Program and energy companies. We offer seasonal promotional discounts and deals that help you lower the cost of your new furnace even more.
Choose Energy Star Rated Equipment in Minnesota
When making high-efficiency furnace choices, look first for the Energy Star Logo. Awarded to products that meet energy saving standards, it’s your assurance that the equipment you’re considering meets the standards required for most rebates. But, within furnaces that meet those green standards, you can often find the most efficient products, for even more savings.
When environmental concerns are important to you, either in your home or for your commercial property, choosing the right HVAC equipment is a critical, but complex issue. At our award-winning furnace heating company, we’re intimately familiar with heating and cooling equipment from all manufacturers like Carrier and Lennox. Trust us to help you select the right equipment that meets your individual needs and goals. Call us today for a free consultation at your home or commercial property.