When you turn on your home's cooling and heating system, you should expect reliable comfort. Unfortunately, age and wear can take their toll on the equipment and reduce proper air distribution. If you've noticed a decline in efficiency, it may be time to contact an HVAC contractor to upgrade the system and restore your property's comfort. Review this guide to learn how you can benefit from new HVAC equipment.

Why You Should Upgrade Your HVAC System

1. Improved Air Quality

The innovations of today's cooling and heating systems are designed to remove more dust, pet dander, pollen, and other air impurities than older models. A new HVAC system incorporating high-quality filters, purifiers, and dehumidifiers will help eliminate airborne pollutants and prevent conditions that may cause mold and mildew. Your interior spaces will have cleaner and fresher air and provide a more comfortable environment for those with allergies. 

2. Better Energy Efficiency

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When the HVAC system needs to work harder to keep you comfortable, it can cause higher energy bills. This often occurs when heating and cooling equipment wears down throughout the years. Also, some older models weren't equipped with the efficient features that exist today.

When an HVAC contractor installs an upgraded system, you'll notice lower utility bills. Consider choosing an Energy Star®-rated product that provides a better output with less energy to minimize monthly expenses further. 

3. Fewer Repairs

If you spend a significant amount of money on cooling and heating system repairs, a replacement could offer much-needed savings. When a system lasts for 15 years or longer, frequent repairs will often become the norm as parts wear down and become less effective. 

Today's HVAC systems are built to last longer and will hum along with scheduled care. You won't have to call an HVAC contractor to address inconvenient breakdowns that affect your comfort.


For more than 70 years, Oehl Plumbing, Heating, Electric & Air Conditioning Inc. has provided expert residential service throughout Coralville, North Liberty, Iowa City, IA, and the surrounding areas. You can count on customized installations, maintenance, and repairs that keep your home comfortable year-round. To learn more about upgrading your home's cooling and heating system, call (319) 622-3636. Visit the website for the full lineup of services.