Air Conditioning Tucson – Why Wouldn’t You?

air conditioning TucsonIf you’ve spent a summer here in the desert southwest, you know that without air conditioning Tucson summers will be miserable…  When it comes to modern-day creature comforts today’s world, the line between “need” and “want” can easily get blurred. However, in the summertime, when it comes to air-conditioning Tucson residents will probably wholeheartedly agree that it is much more of a “need” than almost anything else. The heat in Southern Arizona in the middle of the summer will just wear you down. While evaporative coolers can help to a certain extent for part of the summer, once the monsoon’s role in… without a good air conditioner, good luck getting a good nights sleep.

For many years one of the clear downsides of running the AC in the summertime was that you can easily see some pretty horrendous bills. Between poorly insulated homes, thin windows and highly inefficient AC units, an average sized home could easily see electric bills well over $300. And this was just keeping the temperatures at a comfortable level… we’re not talking about a meat locker here.

Air Conditioning Tucson… You Need It!

Fortunately, with better home construction and with highly efficient air conditioners available today with higher SEER (Seasonal Energy Efficiency Rating) and computerized monitoring technology, many people are reporting living in cooler environments than ever before while seeing their electric bills nearly cut in half. With those kinds of results, it’s no wonder that Tucson heating and cooling companies are finding themselves busier than ever installing new units. Granted, the federal government tax credits that were being offered in 2009 in 2010 of as much as $3000 certainly help their cause… but in my opinion that was a great program; a true win-win win situation. We kept the local HVAC companies and technicians busy, while at the same time helping a lot of people live a greener, or cost-efficient lifestyle.

But like they say, all good things must come to an end. As of right now, at the beginning of 2011, there are no more federal tax credit offerings to help reduce the cost of a new high-efficiency furnace or cooling system for your home. So what happens if you find yourself suddenly need one? Well… if you can do any kind of planning at all (in other words, if you aren’t in desperate need of AC repair in the middle of a 110° Tucson summer day), probably the best thing you can do is to try to schedule purchasing your new heater/cooler sometime during the spring or fall when the service and installation companies, as well as the equipment manufacturers such as Rheem, Carrier, Trane, Lennox, York and the others, are desperate for customers. At times like this you may well find manufacturer rebates that are almost as good as the tax credits that were being offered before.

Speaking from my own personal experience of finding myself suddenly without a home furnace in the middle of the Tucson Winter, thinking that I might just tough it out, here’s my advice for anyone who might be considering getting a new home air-conditioner: buy it before it gets hot.

Survive the summer heat with air conditioning Tucson

Here in the desert Southwest were definitely known for the heat of the summer’s far more than the cold of the winter. Nonetheless, going without a furnace for a week of relatively cold weather really sucked! The thing is, compared to trying to make it through the summer without cooling… this is an absolute piece of cake. I know the weather will warm up within a week or so, so it’s tolerable for a while. During the summer are looking at months and months of heat followed by more heat with no break at all. There’s simply no reason to put yourself and your family through such misery when it can be simply avoided by planning ahead just a little bit.

Get the information you need about a new or replacement residential air-conditioning system so you’ll be ready to act when the price is right during the spring or fall. Save yourself some money at the same time as helping the local HVAC businesses stay busy even during their slow times. You will have their full attention and have expert installation from their service techs, making sure that your top-of-the-line, high-efficiency air conditioning Tucson products and equipment are ready to serve you for a long time.