Packaged HVAC systems offer great benefits to homeowners. Whether you’re replacing your current system or trying to decide on your Gallatin, Tennessee, home’s first heating and cooling system, a packaged unit might be exactly what you’re looking for.
What is a Packaged HVAC System?
HVAC systems are made up of several components used to condition your home’s air. These include a condenser, compressor, evaporator coil, and air handler. You generally have two options when it comes to home HVAC systems: packaged units and a split system. With a split system, the various components are spread out around your house. Generally, you’ll have a cabinet outside, as well as an indoor unit.
In a packaged HVAC system, everything is in the same cabinet that is placed outside of your home, keeping the majority of your HVAC system in one compact location.
Here are a few ways a packaged HVAC system can benefit your home:
By taking your HVAC system out of your house, you save indoor space. Instead of having to dedicate a room or large closet to an unsightly HVAC unit, you can make that space more usable. Some homeowners use this extra space to increase their home’s value by converting the room previously dedicated to housing an HVAC unit into more storage space.
Easier to Install
Installing a split system is more involved. HVAC technicians have to install multiple components inside and around your house to complete your HVAC installation. Since a packaged HVAC system is simpler, it requires less work to install. You simply pick the best spot for your system, install it, connect it, and then enjoy the perks of having a packaged system. Because it’s generally faster to install a packaged system, it’s also often less expensive. It also saves your home from having to be taken apart and put back together again in order to install a conventional HVAC system.
Gives You Options
When you go with a packaged HVAC system, you’ll have many options to find the best air conditioning solution for you and your home.
Your first choice is the type of packaged HVAC system you want. One of the most common is the gas pack unit, which effectively heats your home. You can also choose a heat pump, air conditioner, hybrid, or another type of package.
Find out which meets your budget, needs, and home by talking to a licensed HVAC technician who can show you the benefits of each system. A good technician will be able to help you decide what type of packaged HVAC system will be the most beneficial for your home.
Saves and Makes You Money
Investing in a packaged HVAC system isn’t just a good idea to improve your home’s heating and cooling, it’s a great way to save money by lowering your utility bills. Replacing an older system with a packaged HVAC system can even make you money by increasing your home’s market.
Homebuyers often look for packaged HVAC systems. The space you create by moving your HVAC system out of your house increases the square footage in your home, as well as making it more aesthetically pleasing.
Easier to Repair
Since most or all of the components of your system are combined, your HVAC unit doesn’t have to work as hard as it would with a split system, lowering the need for costly repairs. However, if you ever experience a problem with your packaged HVAC system, the amount of work that goes into repairing it can be reduced drastically. This is because nearly everything a technician would need to look at is in one neat package. Packaged HVAC systems save you time and service costs when repairs are required.
Bentley’s Air Conditioning can help you decide on the best route to take when it comes to heating and cooling your home. Schedule an appointment with us at 615-206-3318 to start improving your home’s HVAC system.
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