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Our team will perform an extensive evaluation of your AC and provide an estimate to replace it. We can help you choose a system that is specifically suited for your home cooling needs. An improperly sized system will only cause problems — that is why it is important to hire HVAC specialists.

Contact us online or give us a call at (760) 276-6690 to get started today!

What Is a Good Seer Rating for an Air Conditioner?

When it comes time to replace your air conditioner, one important factor you’ll want to consider when looking for a new system is the SEER rating. SEER stands for Seasonal Energy Efficiency Ratio, and it is a measurement that gauges the cooling output of an air conditioner divided by the energy it uses in a session, which ultimately determines how efficient the unit is. Overall, the higher the SEER rating, the more energy efficient the unit is at cooling your home. In California, the minimum SEER rating for air conditioners is 15, or 14.3 for SEER2 ratings, based on new regulations. However, some recommend investing in a system with a SEER rating higher than the minimum. 

While selecting an air conditioning unit with a higher SEER rating can ultimately lead to lower energy bills and a more eco-friendly home, you should always speak with a professional Carlsbad AC replacement technician to determine what SEER rating is best for your home's individual needs. 

New Energy Efficient AC Systems

As air conditioning systems age, they begin to lose efficiency. Additionally, a lack of maintenance will only lessen the lifespan of your AC unit. That's why our team not only recommends replacing outdated air conditioners with more high efficiency systems, but also recommends investing in regular maintenance to get the most out of your new unit. AC system outside installation

Here to Assist With All Your Air Conditioning Replacement Needs

At John Stevenson Plumbing, Heating & Air Conditioning, Inc., we strive to provide our clients with the highest level of service possible. Our team of expert technicians are committed to excellence, ensuring that our clients throughout Carlsbad, La Jolla, and Del Mar, receive tailored services that are both efficient and effective. From up-front pricing to 5-star service and flexible scheduling, we aim to make the AC replacement process as seamless as possible. 

Reach out to our Carlsbad AC Replacement specialists online or at (760) 276-6690 today!

What Makes Us a Community Name?

Benefits of Working with Our Expert Team
  • Drug Tested & Background Checked Technicians
  • Upfront Pricing — You’ll Never Pay More Than You’re Quoted
  • Expert Advice From Professional, Licensed and Certified Technicians
  • We Stock Enough Parts in Our Trucks to Do 93% Of Repairs on the Spot
  • Flexible Scheduling - Ask About Same-Day or Emergency Service
  • 5 Star Service Guarantee Includes Service Tailored to Your Needs & Budget

Frequently Asked Questions

  • What's a Pre-Installation Evaluation? Does My New A/C Need One?
    In short, yes. A first step is conducting an energy audit to determine the energy load for your home. Calculating the load tells the experts at John Stevenson Plumbing, Heating & Air how much heat your house gains throughout the day & what size air conditioner will work best to keep it cool. This is critical as most A/C installation issues stem from an improperly-sized air conditioning unit.
  • Is Your Home's Ductwork & Design Able to Handle a New A/C System?
    Often your old, existing ducts can’t handle the airflow of a newly installed air conditioner. Any upgrades to accommodate a new system will likely increase the cost to install an A/C unit, but will ultimately help you avoid costly, high energy bills & hot rooms in the future.
  • What Type of Central A/C Unit Should I Install?
    Here’s where the load calculation comes into play, as you want to pick the right size A/C unit to install – either too big or too small of an A/C unit can lead to costly repair or replacement down the road. Call the HVAC professionals at John Stevenson Plumbing, Heating & Air, they’ll know which A/C unit is perfect to install in your home at the lowest price.
  • How Much Does it Cost To Get My Air Conditioning Unit Installed?
    The price of replacing your air conditioning unit depends a lot on the size of the unit you need to fit the size of your house. But no matter what unit you pick out for your home, ask an expert at John Stevenson Plumbing, Heating & Air for fast answers & reliable service. Trained technicians can come to your house to give you an upfront, transparent installation report, as well as consult you on what unit your home will need.
  • Why Would My Air Conditioner Stop Working?
    Breakdown of your home A/C unit can stem from many different things, from an electrical issue to the compressor being misaligned or broken. Luckily for you, the team at John Stevenson Plumbing, Heating & Air is trained in diagnosing the problem and presenting you with a competitive price to fix or replace and install your new A/C unit.
  • Who Can Replace my A/C Unit?
    Our technicians at John Stevenson Plumbing, Heating & Air can replace your air conditioning unit. An A/C unit is something that will be a part of your house for many years, and it is important that it is installed correctly to keep your energy costs low and your unit working at top performance. Our team at John Stevenson Plumbing, Heating & Air has top-quality, highly-trained technicians that will come to your house to help you to make an informed decision on which unit to buy. Then, we can properly install your air conditioning unit.

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