The following checklist will help you qualify the contractors who have provided you with an in home consultation on your new heating and cooling system. Feel free to print a copy and use it while you are receiving estimates.
Exhibit up-to-date knowledge of the newest developments in equipment technology and design.
Inquire about existing indoor comfort problems, such as drafty rooms, excessive dryness or dampness.
Assess indoor air quality to determine if any problems exist due to organic resins or vapors, poor air turnover, or high humidity.
Demonstrate concern for the environment by employing technicians who are epa certified to recover, recycle, reclaim, and properly dispose of used refrigerant.
Explain how to gain maximum benefits from an h.v.a.c. system by changing or cleaning filters and properly setting thermostats.
Perform and explain heating and cooling load calculations prior to recommending a new h.v.a.c. system.
Offer preventive maintenance service to maximize the life of the equipment.
Assure follow-up to make certain customers are satisfied and are obtaining maximum efficiency with their new system.
Explain that there often are valid reasons for price differences and therefore price should not be the only consideration when choosing an h.v.a.c. system.