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Choosing the Right Heating and Air Conditioning System for Selbyville

Given the environment in Selbyville, there are a variety of factors involved in the way you approach your heating and air conditioning. And when it’s time to think through purchasing a heating and air conditioning system, it’s easy to make a hasty decision and end up with a system that doesn’t completely  address all of the needs that come with the weather.

Here’s a quick and basic breakdown of how to determine what will work best for the current climate in Selbyville or a new climate if you plan on moving.

Warmer climates

The southern section of North America normally lives with warmer weather for the majority of the year, so not all heating and air conditioning equipment is ideal for that climate. These warmer climates usually use heat pumps and air handlers.

  • Heat pumps take care of both your cooling and heating needs in one package. Even if you don’t think you need the heating functionality of a heat pump, it can help you get the greatest energy efficiency out of your system. Plus, you never know when there will be a sudden cold front that cools things off a bit.
  • Air handlers make sure the air inside your home is being circulated. Whether it’s the warm air in colder months or cool air in the hotter months, air handlers make sure your comfort is always a high priority.

Colder climates

If we talk about the weather in the northern portion of North America, it’s safer to go with an air conditioner and furnace to handle your heating and air conditioning needs. With temperatures getting cold more frequently, gas and oil furnaces can work regardless of the temperature outside, leaving you comfortable in your home.

Making sure your home is comfortable year-round means taking a little time to understand the heating and air conditioning needs of your region. Not sure what is ideal for you? Give the experts at Red Dog Cooling, Heating, & Plumbing a call at 302-436-2922 or set up an appointment through our online scheduler and we’ll be more than happy to talk about all of the options available to you in Selbyville to be sure you’re always comfortable.