Choosing the Right Heating and Air Conditioning System for Midlothian09/30/2015Given the temperatures in Midlothian, there are a variety of factors involved in the way you approach your heating and air conditioning. And when it’s time to think through purchasing a heating and air conditioning system, it’s easy to make a quick decision and risk ending up with a system that doesn’t wholly address all of the needs that come with the weather. Here’s a quick and simple explanation of how to figure out what will work best for the current climate in Midlothian or a new climate if you plan on relocating. Warmer climates The southern section of North America normally lives with warmer weather for the majority of the year, so not all heating and air conditioning equipment is made for that climate. These warmer climates typically use heat pumps and air handlers. Heat pumps handle both your cooling and heating needs in one unit. Even if you don’t think you need the heating functionality of a heat pump, it can help you get the most energy efficiency out of your system. Plus, you never know when there will be an unexpected cold front that cools things off a few degrees. Air handlers make sure the air inside your home is being circulated. Whether it’s the warm air in colder months or cool air in the warmer months, air handlers make sure your comfort is always a high priority. Colder climates If we talk about the climates in the northern portion of North America, it’s safer to choose an air conditioner and furnace to cover your heating and air conditioning needs. With temperatures getting cold more frequently, gas and oil furnaces can run regardless of the temperature outside, leaving you comfortable inside. Making sure your home is comfortable year-round means taking a little time to understand the heating and air conditioning needs of your state. Not sure what is best for you? Give the team at Daniel's Heating & Refrigeration Corp. a call at 804-379-1155 or set up an appointment through our online scheduler and we’ll be more than happy to chat about all of the possibilities available to you in Midlothian to be sure you’re always comfortable.