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Here Are Some Options When You’re Looking for a New AC


The bad news is that you need air conditioning installation in Brighton, NY. But the good news is, you have a lot of options to choose from than you did just 10-15 years ago. You have many choices, from ductless mini splits that provide amazing zone control, to central air conditioners with high SEER2 ratings that’ll keep your utility costs down. Let’s go over five different options available to you for keeping your home cool and comfortable during our hot and humid summers.

Central Air Conditioning

If you want a new central AC system, we install powerful central air conditioners that have high SEER2 ratings. These systems remain the popular choice and are known for their cooling prowess and performance. The higher the SEER2 rating, the more energy-efficient it will be. We can advise you on the best central AC system for your home, family, and long-term goals for your residence.

Heat Pumps

Many homeowners are making the switch to heat pumps from traditional furnaces and central AC systems. These systems can both cool and heat a home, providing year-round comfort in a single, energy-efficient system.

Although heat pumps can cost more than either a furnace or a central AC, you’re getting two systems in one. Heat pumps are similar to central air conditioners and use electricity and refrigerant to provide cooling and heating.

Mini Splits

Mini splits are a type of heat pump that doesn’t require ductwork. They are a great solution for homeowners who want the ultimate ability to customize the temperature of rooms and zones of their homes. 

Mini splits can save even more money than heat pumps because they give you the ability to heat or cool a single room in your home. For example, if you work from home in an office, you can adjust the temperature in the office rather than cooling or heating the entire home. 


Geothermal systems are the ultimate choice when it comes to efficient and eco-friendly HVAC systems. Geothermal systems provide both heating and cooling and use underground heat pumps as the source of your home’s temperature regulation. They tap into the constant temperature of the Earth’s crust and provide decades of comfort and low energy costs. 

Although geothermal systems are expensive for the upfront cost and installation, the ground coils can last up to fifty years. The heat pump portion will need to be replaced after 15-20 years. But you will enjoy the lowest utility costs with this type of system.

Evaporative Coolers

Evaporative coolers, a.k.a. swamp coolers, work by running hot air through an area with a damp pad that collects heat and cools the air through evaporation. It’s an energy-efficient process, which means it cools a home at a fraction of the cost that a central AC system does. Many homeowners like to have an evaporative cooler as an alternative system that they can use in addition to a central system like a heat pump or central AC.

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