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Building A New Efficient Home: Which HVAC Appliances Are A Must-Have

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If you are building a new home, you have the opportunity to start living in it with the most energy efficient HVAC appliances on the market. You'll want to talk with your building contractor, and a local HVAC service provider, to ensure that you get the best appliances on the market. This will help you save money, and it improves the value of your home. Here are a few of the latest HVAC features you want to consider for your property.

Geothermal Heating and Cooling

Geothermal heating and cooling units offer an alternative and efficient way for you to heat and cool your home, opposed to a traditional furnace or central air conditioning unit. Each unit will pull heat from the ground and the atmosphere to help keep the house warm in the winter, and it eliminates hot and humid air in the summer to cool the space down. This also prevents a muggy or damp feeling in the summer.

In some areas, a geothermal heat pump can be used in place of a furnace or air conditioner. In other areas where temperatures are extremely hot or cold, it can work with your appliances to make energy consumption more efficient.

Tankless Water Heating

A tankless water heater can work more than 30 percent more efficiently than the older style tank water heater, and if you install a tankless unit at each faucet you can save even more. This unit heats water when you are using it, it doesn't heat water during the day when water isn't being used.   

Wireless Controls and Programming

Controlling your thermostat wirelessly is an option you want to have in your new home, and it will save you money. If the temperature for the day doesn't get as cold as expected, you can turn the thermostat up so the appliances are working as hard to heat the home. If you are going to be home hours later than you thought, you can change the time you have the thermostat set to get the house comfortable for you. Not all programmable units are the same, so choose one of the best options on the market. 

With great insulation and great HVAC appliances, it can be easy to heat and cool your home at a low cost. This is going to help you reduce energy consumption to preserve the natural resources around you, and put money back into your pockets after building the new home.

For further assistance, contact local water heater repair professionals.