Why Getting High-Quality HVAC Installation Is Beneficial

Getting a new heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) system installed is a great move towards long-term savings. Aside from saving on energy bills, the indoor environment is far more comfortable and repair will be less necessary.

What Are the Benefits of High-Quality, Proper HVAC Installation?


If you want to get the most out of your new heating or cooling system, you need to have it installed properly. A poorly installed system is prone to delivering uneven comfort throughout your home by failing to heat or cool your home to an optimal temperature. 

Poor installation can thwart your attempts at making your home the most comfortable it can possibly be.


The system will be more efficient if it’s installed right given the extra expenses relating to AFUE, EER rating, HSPF, and/or SEER. When a system is not installed properly, it will not work well. Needless to say, if a heating or cooling system installation does not follow the specifications of a manufacturer, it won’t work well. The unit will likely lead to an increase in utility bills since it runs for longer and more often.

Service Life

A faulty installation can waste a lot of energy and make your home uncomfortable by not providing enough heating or cooling. It can also shorten the lifespan of your AC. Installing it correctly is key to having it last longer. If you don’t install it correctly, you’ll have to work harder to get the system to work and it will probably break down more often. Components wear out faster and the stress of trying to work against itself will cause your AC unit to break down more. 

AC units have a lifespan of 10 to 15 years that can be shortened considerably if installation is improper.

What’s the Best Way To Prepare A Home For HVAC Installation?

When installing a new heating or cooling system in a home, HVAC professionals recommend that homeowners inspect their homes to make sure they are ready for these changes. These inspections can include tasks such as cleaning heating vents and inspecting the home’s ducts. 

Here are some great ways to prepare a home for HVAC installation:

  • Ask HVAC installers who will be responsible for permits – If you are installing a new heating or cooling system, it is best to obtain all the necessary permits ahead of time, so you are ready to go on the day of installation. Some companies will be able to handle it for you.
  • Clear the installation area’s surroundings – When installing an HVAC system for an exterior air conditioner, air conditioner unit, or heat pump, remove nearby items.
  • Research the company – Aside from looking through the company website, look for reviews. Their social media pages will likely have customer feedback. Ask around amongst family, friends or loved ones in case they have a referral.


HVAC installation has to be done properly for a number of reasons. Benefits of getting it done right include comfort, good service life and efficiency. Prepare a home for installation by researching the company, asking HVAC installers about permits and clearing the installation area’s surroundings.

Do you need assistance with your HVAC in Edmonton? Drop Legacy Heating a line today! We specialize in HVAC system installation and replacement of furnaces, air conditioners, air cleaners and the like alongside residential new home construction (RNC) and more.

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