These days, the many reasons to obtain a qualifiedContractor have as much to do with state of the art equipment as with gaining the best air circulation, temperature and air quality controls within the home. People who look to a contractor to learn more about saving money through repair or modernization may not realize how much a proper functioning air conditioner and may also impact their health.
One way forresidents to get started on the search is to check with friends and neighbors for the name of a good Contractor that they may have used. However, it need not stop there. There are criteria that can help to judge the field when selecting a qualified contractor.
When checking a contractor’s credentials, it helps to look for one who is at least partnered with the joint ENERGY STAR program through the EPA (U.S. Environmental Protection Agency) and the DOE (U.S. Department of Energy) to save the homeowner the most money for upgrading their central air conditioner and. Further, check if they belong to the ACAA ( ) and the SMACNA (Sheet Metal and Contractors’ National Association). All of these reflect a Contractor’s choice to commit to excellence.
Getting a good estimate of a home’s heat- or cooling-load calculation will require a visit to the home to properly perform a survey. It is not really possible to get the best information from just an estimate over the phone. The age and size of a system, along with building improvements that may have taken place, all have a bearing on evaluating problems and proposing solutions.
Given the potential price tag forequipment, there are plenty of tactics used by unscrupulous types that would hope to move some of their older inventory rather than present the offer that best suits the needs of the homeowner. A good estimator will provide a written proposal outlining everything, from equipment to labor. The lowest bid does not necessarily point to the best deal. Finally, be sure to ask about routine service and customary warranties that accompany current equipment. For more information about please visit our website at http://www.jrbolton.com/ or call us at 770-449-3692.