When to Replace your System

When to replace your system is the question that likely comes to mind when your heating or cooling system stops working. Although repairing may be the most affordable solution now, it might not be the best choice over the long run. Factors to consider include:

Five Thousand (5,000) Rule

Multiply the cost of a suggested repairs by the age of the unit in years. If the number exceeds 5,000, it is strongly advisable to replace it.

Other Rules of Thumb

Age – If the unit is more than 12 years old or you’ve had a history of problems with it, it could be time to replace. New equipment and technology has improved efficiencies, help lower utility bills and provide greater levels of round-the-clock comfort.

Convenience – When you purchase a new system, you can avoid the hassle of unexpected repairs. Our systems come with 10 year parts warranty, if something were to unlikely go wrong, and we often have parts in tock or available the next day.

Lower Utility Bills – A high-efficiency home comfort system from can save you hundreds of dollars each year in energy costs. Even a programmable thermostat can help by making sure your system is not running when no one is home.

Friendlier Refrigerant – Due to growing environmental concerns, the U.S. federal government has mandated that all HVAC manufacturers phase out certain refrigerants and offer more environmentally-friendly options.

Enhanced Comfort – Advanced technologies that improve energy efficiency also enhance your comfort, so you can enjoy more even temperatures, better humidity control and a constant flow of conditioned air.

Improved Air Quality – Better humidity control means a reduced potential for mold and mildew growth. Lennox home comfort systems are also available with Healthy Climate® filtration, ventilation and other options can help minimize the impact of indoor pollutants.