How Much Do Homeowners Really Earn Back in Energy Savings When Replacing Their Heating & Cooling System?


You have probably heard it time and time again, replacing your home’s heating and cooling system with a high-efficiency system will earn you money back in energy savings. But will it really? The answer is yes; The Home Comfort Experts team wants to help you figure out exactly how much to expect after 5 years, 10 years, even 20 years.

Energy Savings Forecast

Every home’s system is different and each homeowner operates their system differently, so we put together this forecast to help give you an idea of what the average homeowner can expect in savings. We took a 2,200 sq. ft. Fort Wayne home with an older, 4-ton heating and cooling system of a 9 SEER (Seasonal Energy Efficiency Ratio) rating. Here are the details of this replacement.


Next, we replaced this older system with a 14 SEER high-efficiency system. Below is a breakdown of what the energy savings, on average, looked like over the next 20 years.


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Find Your Energy Savings with This Handy Calculator

So how can you get a better look at what your home’s energy savings would be Remember, it is important to include your home’s square footage, the size of your equipment, the age of your equipment, the SEER rating of your equipment, and the area in which you live to give you a more realistic picture of energy savings.

Looking to speak with the experts about heating and cooling system replacement and its ROI? Give Home Comfort Experts a call today or set up an appointment online.

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