Packaged systems in HVAC are a two-in-one approach to heating and cooling. Unlike split systems with an outdoor and indoor unit, one piece of equipment houses your heating and cooling components. Homeowners in the Southeast are prime candidates for convenient packaged systems. The mild winters of South Carolina support an outdoor packaged system.
There are a variety of choices in packaged systems: gas electric, dual fuel, heat pump, and air conditioner. Even though the types differ in structure and energy source, they all provide cool air in the summer and warm air in the winter to keep you comfortable.
Here’s a look at the packaged systems benefits:
Packaged Systems Efficiently Use Real Estate
A bundled heating and cooling system even works in a college dorm room, which often has a window unit. Packaged systems conserve space and occupy only external real estate. Typically, a concrete slab at grade with the building or on a rooftop works best for homeowners.
Packaged Systems Give Homeowners a Choice in Their Energy Source
With HVAC as being the biggest energy user for most homeowners, you’ll get a choice in how you spend your utility dollars. Both electric and gas powered packaged systems are available. Some packaged systems even use both fuel sources depending on the season.
Consider the dual fuel type for high efficiency. In this category, a heat pump uses clean electric energy unless the temperature drops below freezing. At lower temperatures, natural gas or propane may supplement its work in heating your home.
Packaged Systems Are a Complete Solution for New Construction
Whether you are building a new home, renovating your space or need a complete HVAC replacement; it’s nice to cross off both heating and cooling with packaged systems. You’ll pay one fee upfront and maintain one system year after year.
Brown’s Heating and Plumbing has 50 years of experience repairing, installing, and maintaining packaged systems in the York County area. Count on us to evaluate your space and help you choose the energy source right for your home.
Call 803-222-7264 to learn about our latest, most efficient packaged systems from Trane.
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