Given the temperatures in Laurel, there are a variety of factors involved in the way you approach your heating and air conditioning. And when it’s time to think through purchasing a heating and air conditioning system, it’s easy to make a quick decision and risk ending up with a system that doesn’t wholly address all of the needs that come with the environment.
Here’s a quick and easy breakdown of how to figure out what will work best for the current climate in Laurel or a new climate if you plan on moving.
The southern area of North America normally lives with warmer weather for most of the year, so not all heating and air conditioning equipment is ideal for that climate. These warmer climates usually employ heat pumps and air handlers.
- Heat pumps manage both your cooling and heating needs in one system. Even if you don’t think you need the heating functionality of a heat pump, it can help you get the most energy efficiency out of your system. Plus, you never know when there will be an unexpected cold front that cools things off a tad.
- Air handlers ensure the air inside your home is being circulated. Whether it’s the warm air in colder months or cool air in the summer months, air handlers make sure your comfort is always a high priority.
If we talk about the climates in the northern portion of North America, it’s safer to choose an air conditioner and furnace to manage your heating and air conditioning needs. With temperatures getting chilly more frequently, gas and oil furnaces can operate regardless of the temperature outside, leaving you comfortable in your home.
Ensuring your home is comfortable all year means taking a little time to gain more knowledge about the heating and air conditioning needs of your area. Not sure what is right for you? Give the pros at H&C Heating and Cooling a call at 301-960-3247 and we’ll be more than happy to chat about all of the options available to you in Laurel to be sure you’re always comfortable.