What else should I look for when buying a central air conditioner?
If you’ve decided that you need to purchase a new central air conditioning system, learn how to hire a contractor.
Remember, even though these products can be more expensive to purchase up front, the cost difference will be paid back over time through lower energy bills.
You can get better heating and cooling performance at home with ENERGY STAR home sealing (insulation and air sealing) and duct sealing.
Consider regular maintenance of your heating and cooling system to prevent future problems and unwanted costs.
How to Find Certified Equipment
Be sure to look for the ENERGY STAR when shopping for a central air conditioner. Use the ENERGY STAR Product Finder to help you identify high efficiency equipment that meets the latest ENERGY STAR certification criteria and then work with a professional installer to find the model that is right for you. ENERGY STAR offers tips on how to hire a contractor.
Be sure to look for the ENERGY STAR when shopping for a central air conditioner
Current Requirements effective date: September 15, 2015
Central air conditioners originally qualified for the ENERGY STAR label in April, 1995.
Central Air Conditioners Key Product Criteria: ENERGY STAR