Carolina Climate Control Blog: Archive for the ‘HVAC Installation’ Category

5 Important HVAC Questions To Consider When Living In Charleston

Thursday, May 12th, 2022

Charleston is one of the best places to live here in America and according to some sources, it’s the actually the best.

Considering all of the beautiful sites, great restaurants and other attractions in the area, it’s not hard to see why we’re one of the fastest growing areas in the US, in terms of people moving into the Lowcountry.

If you happen to be one of those people moving into the greatness that is the Charleston area, most likely HVAC and air conditioning aren’t high on your priority list. However, with our hottest months upon us (as they do every year), you’re going to want to at least put HVAC on your radar for your to-do list.

Even if you’ve been living in Charleston for some time and haven’t really thought about your home comfort and air conditioning, odds are good that the time will come that you’ll definitely need to; often major breakdowns occur during the worst times in the summer.

We know that HVAC might be a bit of a buzz-kill for you as there are so many wonderful things you should be thinking about, so to help you make this process quick, we’ve compiled 5 of the most important questions (and answers) for you to review that will help you get back to the more fun things in life.

1. Should You Try Ductless Air Conditioning In Your Home?

What is ductless air conditioning? It’s slowly becoming one of the more popular HVAC options for homeowners here in Charleston, especially those with older homes or those that are adding additions onto their home that are hard to tap into their current ductwork.

Essentially ductless air conditioning is exactly how it sounds — it’s air conditioning/heating areas of your home without the need to use your air ducts. A ductless unit is placed in a room or other living area on the wall that is attached to an outdoor unit (with conduit). This ductless unit then can be set at your desired temperature using a remote control. Since your system isn’t trying to “push” air through your air duct network, they generally run much more efficiently than traditional central air conditioners and give you more granular control over comfort for each area in your home.

As mentioned above, these are incredibly handy for cooling/heating areas of your home that don’t currently have access to your ductwork or if you plan on adding onto your home and your current ductwork is hard to tap into. Also these are excellent for pool houses, garages and in rooms where you need added control over heating/cooling (you might have a particular “warm” room or “cold” room, for example).

They are engineered with a sleek design that come in a few different colors so that you can match it to your current interior design motif. Also they operate quietly, often quieter than older, traditional units (you probably can hear when your older unit “kicks on” when operating.

So is ductless air conditioning right for your home? If you think you can take advantage or would benefit from the features listed above, then we think that ductless is a great match for your Charleston home.

2. Should You Go With A Traditional Central Air Conditioning System Or A Heat Pump?

For many people moving from colder climates, coming to South Carolina might be the first time you hear the term “heat pump” used when referring to a home’s HVAC system. So what is a heat pump and how does it differ from a traditional central air conditioner?

One the surface, heat pumps function exactly how traditional air conditioners work: they take the air in your home, condition/cool it, and return it into your home.

Heat pumps however add the extra function of being able to warm your home during the colder months here in the Lowcountry. They’re able to draw the warmth from the air outside and use it to warm your interior. Heat pumps don’t generally work very well when temperatures hit extreme lows, however here in South Carolina since the temperatures don’t dip very far (except for those odd winters that happen once every 30 years), a heat pump is more that suffice to keep you warm in the winter time.

Because of the duality of its operation, a heat pump can save you from needing extra heating components & operation (they simply transfer the heat instead of creating it saving you money also), so they’re one of the most common types of units you’ll see around in Charleston.

If you prefer the traditional setup of an air conditioner/furnace HVAC arrangement, then a heat pump might not be right for you.

Otherwise, if you want to save some money and have a heat pump at your disposal for year-round operation, then getting a heat pump would be perfect for your Lowcountry home.

3. Is Getting A High-Efficiency HVAC System Worth It Here?

We’ll be quick with the answer to this question. If you’re looking to save money on your monthly power bills, then a high-efficiency model is the best way to do this.

With the hot, extended summers here in Charleston, operating expenses that your HVAC system will tally will make up a large part of your electricity bills. Thus if you have a high-efficiency system, you’ll generally expect to pay less each month for those bills.

We’ve seen energy bills drop by as much as nearly one-third to one-half after installing high-efficiency systems. They are generally more expensive, however if you’re cutting your monthly power bills down by that much each month, recouping that initial investment goes pretty quickly, especially in the heat of the Lowcountry.

4. Is An HVAC Maintenance Plan Important For My System In Charleston?

Every HVAC system you’ll encounter has a particular lifespan — just like any mechanical device. And just like any other piece of machinery you own (like your car, for example), regular maintenance is needed to not only extend the lifespan of your system, but also keep it running with the highest efficiency.

Plain and simple, signing up for an HVAC maintenance plan is a smart move, no matter where your HVAC system lies in it’s lifespan. Since maintenance plans generally include bi-annual inspections (winter and summer), finding and resolving problems before they become large problems becomes much easier.

Maintenance plans can also include reduced cost repairs, priority scheduling and more features that will benefit you in case of an emergency breakdown.

As mentioned earlier, the summer months can be brutal here in Charleston, not just on yourself but also on your system. Having a maintenance plan in place is best way to keep your system running in tip-top shape when the temperatures start rising.

5. What Is The Best HVAC Company In Charleston?

There are several things to consider when determining the best HVAC company for your home in the Lowcountry. Here are a few of those factors:

  • 1. Licensing and Insurance: make sure your company has both in place and current.
  • 2. N.A.T.E. Certification: North American Technician Excellence certification; this ensures you get top-notch, well trained techs working on your system.
  • 3. Good Reviews: check Facebook, Google, Yelp, et. al. and see how other people’s experience with the company went.
  • 4. Answering Your Questions & Concerns: does the company patiently and thoroughly review all of your options and give you honest advice about your HVAC system?

If the company can fulfill all of these requirements, you’ll be on your way to finding the best HVAC company in Charleston.

If you’re new to the area, we hope you find it is as special as we here in the Lowcountry do, and should you need any assistance with your HVAC concerns, review the questions above and you’ll be well on your way to having a comfortable stay in Charleston for years to come.

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HVAC Installations: What To Look For To Get The Most Bang For Your Buck

Tuesday, September 28th, 2021

Your HVAC system maintains the comfort of your home. It keeps your household cool in the summer and warm during winter.


So, if you’re unsatisfied with the quality of air inside your home, consider installing a new HVAC system or replacing your current one.


Naturally, you might be curious about the HVAC installation process, how to save money when buying an HVAC system and finding the best HVAC contractor to install the system properly so that they last for years.


To begin with, let’s take a brief look at the installation process for HVAC systems.



The HVAC Installation Process


As a homeowner, it’s a good idea to have a rough idea of the HVAC installation process. This knowledge will be useful as you look for and negotiate with HVAC installation contractors. Before the HVAC technician starts the installation process, they calculate the load by determining the load for every room in your home that will be serviced by your HVAC system.


The HVAC installation process is highly technical, detailed and labor-intensive. It requires extensive training and experience, as well as specialized tools and equipment. So, only a qualified, NATE-certified technician can do it.


Getting the Most Value Out of Buying a New or Replacement HVAC System Installation


Purchasing a new HVAC system or replacing your current one is a huge investment. Thankfully, you can make significant savings on your purchase by giving it some thought.


Use the following tips to save on the cost of a new or replacement HVAC system.


  • Find out if your local or state utility company offers HVAC incentives or rebates for the replacement of old HVAC systems. If possible, stack multiple rebates.
  • Find out if any leading HVAC manufacturers offer rebates. Compare the rebates’ value to the value you get from other deals the manufacturers offer.
  • If you’re a member of a warehouse club, find out if they offer a store rebate or other deal that provides value for money on HVAC installation.
  • Consider installing a new or replacement HVAC system in the spring or fall as you may get an off-season discount.
  • Schedule an in-home visit from prospective contractors so that they can take accurate measures and prepare a quote based on your specific needs.
  • Insist on prospective contractors sending you written estimates, preferably via email, as they’re more likely to commit to the initial estimate.


If you’re not sure whether or not you should replace your HVAC system, you can find out from Energy Star whether the savings you make from energy efficiency justifies the replacement cost.


Choosing the Right HVAC Company


After identifying the best HVAC system for your home and getting a good deal for it, the next step is to find a reliable HVAC installation contractor to install the system in your home. Consider the following when choosing an HVAC installation service provider.


  • HVAC companies with many years of experience making, installing, repairing and maintaining HVAC systems are most likely to provide you high-quality HVAC products and services.


  • Guarantees/Warranties. Leading HVAC companies offer guarantees and warranties on their HVAC products or services because they are confident in the quality they deliver to their customers.


  • Leading HVAC companies rely on a strong team of NATE-certified HVAC technicians who not only provide effective services but also treat customers with the utmost professionalism.


  • Service Hours. Top HVAC companies provide 24/7 emergency HVAC services to ensure that their customers get help even if their HVAC system malfunction or break down out normal working homes.


  • HVAC System Make/Model. The best HVAC companies work with all makes and models of HVAC systems, so they’ll have no problem installing your preferred HVAC system.


  • Seek recommendations from friends, family and colleagues, and read customer reviews of the HVAC products and services you’re considering.


  • Ask for quotes from at least three HVAC contractors so you can compare their prices and choose one that matches your budget but doesn’t compromise on your needs.


With these considerations in mind, you stand the best chance of hiring a contractor that will not only install your HVAC system effectively but also offer affordable, reliable repair and maintenance services.


Hire a Professional HVAC Contractor to Install Your HVAC System


As mentioned earlier, the HVAC installation process is highly technical and labor-intensive. So, it’s advisable to take your time when identifying and buying the best-value HVAC system and to hire the best contractor to install it.

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Which HVAC System Is Best For Lowcountry Homes: Variable Speed HVAC or Staged HVAC?

Thursday, June 3rd, 2021

Do you want to save money on your next HVAC installation? For many households, selecting the right type of HVAC unit and running it correctly can potentially save a hefty amount on their energy bills. Below we take a look at variable speed HVAC and staged HVAC operation.


Each type has its own strengths & weaknesses, so you can learn more below about what the difference between a variable and a staged HVAC system operation is, and which might be the best option for your Lowcountry home.



What is a Staged HVAC Operation?


In terms of HVAC, staged systems are those that only kick in when the temperature and/or humidity reaches a certain level. The system can be adjusted so that it comes on just before the temperature begins to become uncomfortable.


Once the system is triggered, the cooling units will work flat out to bring the temperature down to a predetermined level. The advantages of staged HVAC may be that the unit is cheaper to purchase than a comparable variable system and that costs can be kept low by setting the temperature as high as bearable before the cooling system is triggered.


The disadvantages of staged HVAC relate to both comfort and efficiency. If you decide to keep the HVAC off until absolutely necessary (so set the point at which the cooling kicks in fairly high), your home may be verging on uncomfortable before cooling starts.


HVAC efficiency can be compromised by the high level of energy needed to bring the temperature down from the trigger point to an acceptable level. The unit will be working at maximum capacity when it’s in operation.


Not only can this result in high energy bills, but the strain on the system may also cause accelerated wear and tear. This may mean more repairs and a higher chance of under-performance or even complete failure.


Variable Speed Graph from Trane Technologies

What Is Variable Speed HVAC Operation?


A variable HVAC system is one that operates continuously and makes adjustments as soon as the temperature starts to rise even slightly above the required level. This means that the temperature remains constant at all times, as the HVAC is continuously operating (at a very low level).


The benefits of variable HVAC are several: in the first instance, the HVAC cost when it comes to your energy bill is usually much lower than when a staged system is used.


Not only is this usually a low-cost HVAC option, but it’s also likely to last longer than a staged option – the unit rarely needs to operate at maximum capacity to keep a comfortable temperature in your home.


This means that wear on the system is kept to an absolute minimum. With the correct servicing and maintenance, the best variable speed HVAC options will carry on giving a great performance for many years.


An efficient HVAC variable speed option also tends to result in a more comfortable temperature in your home. Rather than having to wait for a peak temperature to be reached before your A/C kicks in (which is what happens with even the best staged HVAC product), a variable speed system ensures a comfortable temperature at all times.



The Best HVAC System Will Have the Highest SEER


A good way to decide on the type of HVAC operating system that’s going to be best for your home is to find out what the SEER (seasonal energy efficiency ratio) is for the unit you’re considering.


The SEER of a unit is calculated by dividing the amount of cooling the unit provides over the season it’s in use (the summer) by the amount of electricity it uses during this time. The higher the SEER, the more efficient the HVAC variable speed or staged unit is.


In most circumstances, a variable speed HVAC system will have a significantly higher SEER than even an efficient staged HVAC.


Note that starting in 2023 all A/C units installed across the country will need to meet minimum energy efficiency and performance standards.


This will ensure that your unit will operate to basic levels of efficiency but still means that some units (particularly variable speed units) will be noticeably more efficient than others.



Ask An HVAC Professional


When it comes to deciding on the type of HVAC system that’s going to be right for your property, there are numerous variables to consider. In addition to deciding on whether to opt for a staged or variable speed system, homeowners also need to consider:


  • The size of the property
  • How often the A/C is going to be used
  • What sort of duration the A/C must run for
  • How many rooms in the property must be heated/cooled
  • Any air quality issues
  • Whether you already have A/C ductwork in place
  • Budget
  • Any other issues that are unique to your property


We are able to offer an in-depth, customized assessment of your property, using the information we gather to create a free, personalized estimate into the type of HVAC that’s going to be best for your requirements.



Variable Speed HVAC is Ideal for Charleston Properties


In the humid, warm Charleston climate, our usual recommendation would be to opt for a variable-speed HVAC system.


In our experience, this type of HVAC system offers a very high level of energy efficiency, as well as exceptional performance. If you want a system that keeps energy bills as low as possible, at the same time as providing years of high-grade, reliable performance, a variable speed system is probably the best one to opt for.


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5 Important Things To Know About Your HVAC System That Can Save You Time & Money

Tuesday, January 15th, 2019

With our winter season now in full force here in the Lowcountry, we’re once again reminded of the need for dual operation from our HVAC system (both cooling and heating), despite our warmer climate in the Southeast.

With that said, this time of year can be troublesome for many homeowners as they start turning on their heating options and breakdowns occur.

For some Lowcountry residents, it may be the first time they fire up their furnaces or other heating source; for others it’s just been so long since they’ve turned it on, but either way, finding out your system isn’t operating correctly could lead to some cold nights ahead.

The same is true when the temperatures start to rise and you turn on your A/C for the first time in several months.

Whatever time of year it is, there a few simple things you should learn about your system that can help you avoid these seasonal breakdowns and understand how to keep your system running efficiently.

Knowing these five things not only helps you understand your system better, but also saves time when you need a local HVAC company to help with service, maintenance or installation.

1. Brand Name, Make & Model

Probably the easiest thing to know about your system, the brand name, make and model can help allow you to understand its operation type (see #3 below).

Not all brands are created equally, so knowing the manufacturer will also let you know if you like the quality of that company’s offering or if you want to look at other brands for your next system.

2. System Type & Operation Options

Now that you know the brand, make and model of your system you should be able to do a few quick HVAC related Google searches to learn about your system’s operation type.

HVAC systems are flexible by nature, and constantly improve operational efficiency each year so there are many different types of systems out in the wild.

System types include traditional central air conditioning & furnace combinations, high efficiency, variable speed heat pumps (that can both cool and warm your home), ductless mini-splits or even geothermal heating and cooling.

The great thing about learning about these system types is that it allows you to know what would be available to you for your next system installation.

3. Age

If you’ve moved into a new home or condo with an existing system, this may be hard to estimate, but if you know when your home or building was built, that is a good place to start.

If your home was built longer than 12-15 years ago — and your system doesn’t look new or recent — then it may be time for a replacement (see #5 below).

If your home was built within the past 2-5 years, you should be good but check the maintenance history (see #4) to see if issues are increasing in frequency, which may be a sign of larger problems or poor maintenance.

4. Maintenance History, Air Filter Schedule

Just like with your vehicle, it’s important to maintain a maintenance and/or repair history. This will help any future HVAC company to understand better the current state of your system and save them time when getting you back up and running.

If you keep a good maintenance history, you can also include air filter replacement dates so you never miss your next filter swap in your home.

5. Future Maintenance & New System Installation

Now that you know much more about your system and its past, it’s time to look forward. A properly maintained system can maximize your system’s lifespan so be sure to choose a quality HVAC company in Charleston.

Once you have done so, it will also allow you know who to go with when you’re ready for your AC replacement or furnace installation.

Have any more questions about your HVAC system or think we missed something important? Let us know on Facebook or Instagram and we’ll let you know how we can help.

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Here’s Why Your Charleston Home Is Humid Even With Your AC Running

Friday, June 15th, 2018

If you’re living in Charleston — whether you’ve just moved here or if you’ve been here your whole life — you know that Charleston, the Lowcountry and the entire southeastern side of the US is hot & humid this time of year.

That’s no surprise and hopefully you’ve reviewed our last post reviewing important questions to ask about HVAC for your home in Charleston that will help keep you cool & dry this warm season (at least indoors).

If you feel like you’ve got a good or new air conditioning system but are still experiencing too much humidity in your home, there could be many culprits to consider. Here are a few of them.

Poor or Leaky Air Vents

In many cases here in the Lowcountry, fluctuating humidity is due to poor ventilation and/or leaky air vents. When ductwork goes through a crawlspace or attic, moisture that exists there (because you’re not air conditioning those places) can be pulled in and elevate your home’s humidity levels.

Improperly Vented Bathrooms

There is quite a bit of moisture that exists in your bathroom, so if the vent in there isn’t doing its job or is non-exisitent, that extra moisture can seep into your home, especially after shower use.

If you’re outside a lot more during the summer or have frequent guests, that shower is going to be used more often this time of year leading to excess humidity that you might otherwise not have at other times of year.

Improperly Vented Dryer

This may seem too obvious to be an issue, but make sure your dryer is properly ventilated to an exterior port. If it isn’t that moist air coming from your wet clothes will be dispersed throughout your home.

Also make sure that if your dryer is, in fact, being ventilated outside, that nothing is blocking its airflow (dirt, debris, furniture, etc.).

Oversized Air Conditioning

This might be the biggest humidity culprit around Charleston. If your air conditioning is over-sized for your home, it may cool your home too quickly, leaving behind humidity after it turns off. That’s why you’ll feel like it’s cool in your home, but you still feel sticky/sweaty.

Ask An Charleston HVAC Expert

If you’re unsure how to check the above humidity culprits, or have other humidity related questions, it can be much quicker to give a local HVAC company a call and walk them through your particular situation.

They’ll be able to help you pinpoint your humidity woes and recommend the best possible solution.

As mentioned above, there’s not really getting around dealing with the humidity outdoors, however if you’re able to cover the items listed above, you’ll be well on your way to have a cool, dry and relaxing summer here in Charleston.

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HVAC Reviews: The Trane XV20i Variable Speed Air Conditioner

Saturday, April 15th, 2017

Before we get into the review for this particular model of A/C unit, I’ll be straightforward with you: we love installing Trane HVAC systems so this review may seem a bit bias if you look at it on the surface.

To be honest though, our team has had experience installing every kind of make and model of HVAC system — past & present — and without a doubt, clients who have opted for Trane models have not only experienced longer lifetimes for their units, but also get the most out of their system on a month to month basis with its unparalleled efficiency.

So, why do a review on a product that we’re so obviously partial to?

To verify what we already know: Trane produces — hands down — the best systems on the market.

Here’s why.

Quick Overview of the XV20i

As Trane’s top-of-the-line residential A/C unit, what sets the XV20i apart from the rest is its precision temperature control using variable speed operation. (more on variable speed below).

This precision means less fluctuation of comfort levels throughout your home. Most of our clients with traditional systems will experience comfortable temperatures, with gradually increasing heat & humidity — which then triggers the A/C to turn on to correct the heat & humidity levels.

With the XV20i, the correction is continuous which avoid large temperature swings in your home.

Variable Speed

To continue the point made above, the variable speed feature of the XV20i essentially means your A/C unit will run continuously, correcting the temperature in your home almost instantaneously throughout the day.

Traditional A/C units operate only when the temperature rises above a preset level you choose (whatever you set the thermostat to).

Looking at the raw operation of the two models, it would seem that the traditional A/C unit would use less energy because it’s not running continuously.

However, since the continuous operation of the variable speed XV20i runs at a much lower capacity (because of the smaller temperature swings), it draws significantly less energy versus a traditional unit that will draw large amounts of energy to lower the large temperature swings in your home.


The industry standard of the HVAC industry for efficiency rating is what’s known as the Seasonal Energy Efficiency Ratio.

To put it simply, the SEER is the amount of cooling output in a cooling season (summer), divided by the amount of electrical input during the same season. Essentially Output divided by Input.

So, given two systems, the one that gives more Output using the same Input will be more efficient and will have a higher SEER rating.

SEER ratings are represented by a numerical value, which ranges from 13 to 22, typically.

Trane’s XV20i, as you might have guessed, has a SEER rating of 22; one of the highest in the HVAC industry today.

This SEER rating essentially means you’re getting more “bang for your buck”; more cooling output per electrical input.

The Bottom Line

Continuing the efficiency idea above, getting more output out of the energy you consume means you’ll end up using LESS energy with an XV20i to maintain comfort levels during the stifling summer season of the Lowcountry.

Less efficient models require more energy (raising energy bills) to maintain the same level of comfort.

What Customers Say About the XV20i

We are one of the most committed HVAC companies in Charleston when it comes to feedback, as evident by the number of reviews we receive, so we can say, with a fair amount of certainty, that the XV20i dramatically reduces energy bills across the board.

Whether it’s large homes or small homes, the XV20i will help keep more money in your pocket each month by lowering your energy bills.

Here at Carolina Climate Control, we strive to give our customers the most value out of their HVAC system possible. Value can mean many things, but in the HVAC world value means high quality service and products for lower cost. We stand by the products we recommend and install for this reason.

That’s why we know that you’ll be more than happy when you choose the XV20i for your home this summer.

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3 Extreme Examples of Why You Should Consider A Trane For Your Next Air Conditioning Unit In Charleston

Friday, March 10th, 2017

“It’s Hard To Stop A Trane”.

If you’ve watched enough T.V. or have been researching air conditioner companies in Charleston, odds are good you’ve read or seen Trane’s slogan, “It’s Hard To Stop A Trane” in a commercial or other kinds of hvac promotions.

The reason they chose that phrase for their slogan, is because they put their hvac products through some of the industry’s most rigourous product testing, ensuring your system will stand the test of time, no matter what the weather may bring here in the Lowcountry.

It’s easy to talk the talk, but after watching the videos below, you can definitely see why “It’s Hard To Stop A Trane”:


1. Underwater Operation

A Trane Unit Operating During A Flood


2. Backhoe’d

Hit By A Backhoe, Still Running


3. Crushed

Wall Falls On Trane. Trane Keeps Going


As one of the leading air conditioning installation companies here in Charleston, you can see why we recommend Trane air conditioners in the Lowcountry: It’s REALLY Hard To Stop A Trane.

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HVAC Explained: Air Conditioning vs Heat Pump HVAC Systems

Monday, February 13th, 2017

If you find your HVAC system in need of replacement in Charleston, you may be doing a bit of research online to see what air conditioning & heating options are available for your home.

Most likely, you’ll come across people who have reviewed and posted about who have had air conditioning units or heat pumps in their homes. We often get questions about what the differences are between these two units and which is best for homes in Charleston.

To help you out with your research, below is a quick review of heat pumps and air conditioning units, the differences between the two types of HVAC systems, and what you should think about before moving forward with each.

A/C Units & Heat Pumps Are Similar…

When it comes to keeping your house cool during the warmer seasons, air conditioners and heat pumps function exactly the same. They both pull heat from inside of the home and push it outside, giving you the cool, comfortable air you need during those summer months.

Both systems use a compressor to compress refrigerant contained in the system. When gas is compressed in the compressor, its temperature rises significantly and the gas flows through a condensing coil where most of the heat is removed by the condenser fan.

The gas (which is now liquid) travels to the evaporator coil, which is located in the house, it expands and rapidly drops in temperature and cools the evaporator coil.

Again with both systems, an air handler is used to bring the warm air in your home through the cooled evaporator coil and provide the newly “conditioned” air all throughout your home.

…But Different.

While both air conditioners and heat pumps pull the warm air from your home to cool it, a heat pump can reverse the process to help keep you warm during the colder temperature months by moving warm air outside into your home. Essentially with a heat pump you have one unit that can do twice the work.

With a conventional air conditioning unit, you’ll have to have a separate heating system, like an electric or gas furnace.

What’s Best For Your Home In Charleston

Heat pumps are especially great for places that have more mild climates, where temperatures don’t dip below 40 degrees Fahrenheit very often. They’re able to simply transfer the heat, rather than generating it, keeping your energy bills down in the process. If temperatures do dip below 40, heat pumps are equipped with an emergency heating source that makes sure that you stay warm.

Many Lowcountry homeowners still prefer having a traditional a/c & furnace setup, but since much of the year here in Charleston stays relatively mild, heat pumps are a great way to keep your annual energy savings down and are becoming more popular here in Charleston, Summerville, Mt Pleasant and other areas in the Lowcountry.

Whichever option you choose to go with, be sure to fully review the system with an HVAC professional as they’ll help you find the best, most affordable option to keep you comfortable all year round.

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How A Professional Heating & Air Conditioning Installation Should Look Like [With Pictures]

Tuesday, June 16th, 2015

Have A Recent HVAC Installation? Here’s What It Should Look Like.

It’s HOT Charleston, and with that heat comes the need to have a great air conditioning and hvac system and company here in the Lowcountry.

Although it’s a busy time of year for many HVAC companies here in Charleston, that doesn’t mean you should be satisfied with quick fixes or poor AC installations. Poor AC and HVAC installations can really cost you in the long run — for the installation and necessary fixes/repairs later on.

To help you determine if your AC installation is up to par, below is a gallery of Carolina Climate Control’s recent installations. Some pictures show the “before” installation (previous AC units), but most show you the high standard, high quality work you should expect from an HVAC company.

If you feel like you received a poor installation or would like one of our high quality, affordable solutions, feel free to give us a call: (843) 870-2076 ; we’ll be glad to help you stay cool!

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