7 Benefits of High Efficiency HVAC Systems

7 Benefits of High Efficiency HVAC Systems

Owning and maintaining your home’s HVAC system can be a daunting task with complicated repairs, breakdowns and high energy costs. With high efficiency systems, you can eliminate these issues before they even begin! Here are the top benefits of efficient HVAC systems and how they can improve your comfort at home. 


The main function of your heating and cooling systems is to provide comfort to your home no matter the temperatures outside. With a high efficiency system, you’ll receive more consistent temperatures because most highly efficient HVAC systems are going to run at variable speeds. This means they’ll constantly run at speeds between 30-90% depending on how much conditioned air your home needs at any given time. This provides more even temperatures throughout your home and better humidity control; both of which contribute to your comfort.

Energy Savings

An efficient system does a good job of using your energy, well, efficiently! You’ll save money on your heating and cooling costs with a system that uses less energy to provide the same amount of comfort. This is also done through variable speed technology. Since your system isn’t constantly shutting off and turning back on, running at either 0 or 100%, you’re saving a ton of energy while your system is running.  

Environmental Benefits

Not only is an efficient HVAC system good for your bank account, but it’s good for the environment! With lower energy expenditure, you will contribute to reduced greenhouse gas emissions, making your personal carbon footprint lower. Energy-efficient HVAC systems utilize eco-friendly refrigerants to lessen the environmental impact. Enjoy a comfortable home and a clear conscience! 

Air Quality 

Along with improved temperature control, high efficiency HVAC systems typically have improved air filtration and ventilation systems that can help reduce dust, pollen and other contaminants from your indoor air as well. With improved indoor air quality, you and your family have a better chance of reducing allergens and other airborne contaminants inside your home.


Aside from lower energy costs, an efficient HVAC system can help save you money because a reliable new system doesn’t need as many repairs throughout the years, especially in the beginning when installed correctly. Highly efficient systems built within even the last 5 years also have a longer lifespan in general. Although a new, efficient system might seem like a big purchase now, they’re a worthy investment for the future.

Quiet Operation

Feel the luxury of your system’s heating and cooling in silence! Efficient HVAC runs silently throughout the day and night so you’ll never be bothered by a loud, rumbling system turning on. They use technology designed to be sound-dampening and operate quietly.

Ability to Zone

High efficiency HVAC systems are also available to be zoned in your home. This means they can provide air conditioning to different areas of your home separately. For example, if you want the first and second floor of your house to be set at different temperatures, a zoning system would be a great choice for you. If you don’t use an area of your home often, like a basement, you can set this area of your home to be a higher temperature until you’re using the space and you can save money! Regulating temperatures throughout different areas of your home could benefit you tremendously. 

Contact Us

If you’re looking to make the switch to high efficiency HVAC, choose Island Air Air Conditioning to professionally install your system! We have a wide range of trusted American Standard products to choose from and professional technicians to install them.

Island Air Air Conditioning and Heating is a trusted American Standard Heating & Air Conditioning Customer Care Dealer in the Foley and Orange Beach/ Gulf Shores, AL area. We serve all of South Baldwin County. Call us at (251) 943-4709 or email us at [email protected] with any questions or for more information. Be sure to follow us on Facebook and Instagram for more helpful home tips.