SEER Ratings: Selecting the Best Air Conditioner for Energy Consumption

SEER is the efficiency rating for heat pumps and air conditioners. In this video we'll review what it means for you, regarding your energy bills and how it affects the purchase and performance of your home HVAC system.

As a homeowner, there is a lot to consider when making a decision on a new air conditioner or heat pump cooling system. One of the most important factors in purchasing an HVAC system is energy efficiency. And that's where SEER comes in.

SEER stands for: Seasonal Energy Efficiency Ratio, which measures heat pump cooling and air conditioning efficiency.

It's important that you understand how the ratings for your ac unit are affected by seasonal weather and how that in turn affects your monthly energy bill.

The SEER rating gauges the average cooling output your unit offers versus the amount of energy it consumes when running at the average annual use trends. A higher rating means a higher energy efficiency provided by the system. Although an HVAC unit with a high rating may be costly, you'll notice a reduction in utility costs for your business or home owing to the system's efficiency.

Posted 10/16/2019