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Questions for buying a new heating and air conditioning system

Published on: August 15, 2019
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New HVAC System

Purchasing a new heating and air conditioning system for your Southeastern USA home doesn’t need to be difficult. When you choose a trusted HVAC professional and arm yourself with a series of questions to ask, the process can be relatively painless. We’ve put together a list of the top 15 questions you should ask when you set out to purchases a new HVAC unit for your home.

1. Will you provide a full, free, no obligation estimate?

2. What brand do you offer, and why do you prefer that brand?


3. What type of heating and air conditioning system should I buy, and why is it best for my home?

4. How large does my system need to be?

5. How can I make my next system more efficient?

6. What is the noise level of the units you offer?

7. What new tech do I need, and what new tech would be nice to have?

8. What maintenance schedule do you recommend and why? Will you perform this maintenance yourself?

9. Are additional air quality components necessary, and why do you recommend them?

10. Do I need more than one zone; how will this improve my indoor air quality?

11. Do I need a new smart thermostat, and what thermostats do you recommend?

12. What high efficiency filter options come with the units your recommending?

13. What systems do you carry that include a tax credit or manufacturer rebate?

14. What is your timeline for the HVAC installation?

15. Do you offer system financing? Does the manufacturer have any current financing special offers?

Heating and Air System Questions

When you’re first starting to do you research about getting a new HVAC system, this list will help you ask the right questions to your HVAC contractor. An HVAC professional will come to your home and provide you with a detailed estimate. This is the perfect time to ask your questions. If you are not satisfied with the responses, it might be wise to find a different company. When combining this list of questions with your own personal research and the expertise of an HVAC contractor you trust, you can easily make the best decision for your home and your budget.