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Leinbach Services Inc. is the leading professional provider of heating and cooling services for the past 24 years in the Tri-Cities. Our technicians have the experience needed to correctly install, maintain, and repair your HVAC system to help you maintain a comfortable temperature. Leinbach Services can help you diagnose your whole house and recommend solutions for maximum energy efficiency. Unlike other companies who’s more interested in selling products, we give solutions to your unique problems to keep your home in perfect working condition for your family.
Replacing your heating cooling systemFree design consultation
Leinbach Services provides real assurance that your new central air unit gets installed correctly for increasing amounts of efficiency and comfort. This would result in damp humid indoor air, poor airflow, shortened lifespan of the unit, and higher power bills. We When we come to your home or office for your free design consultation, we’re going to inspect your current system and talk about how we can increase the performance of your home. Here’s exactly what we’re looking at:
- Properly designed and sized unit: We’ll determine the correct size of the unit for your space in order to optimize the unit’s performance. Ultimately, the best path to comfort and savings is finding an air conditioning unit that actually fits your home. One that isn’t powerful enough won’t effectively cool your home and will inflate your power bill. One that is too powerful will work too quickly, shutting off before most of the humidity has been removed, leaving you cool but clammy.
- Evaluate and improve ductwork: Leaky ducts waste energy and money as it reduces the amount of conditioned air flow. We’ll inspect your ductwork by testing for leakage, then based on that information, we’ll talk about making necessary repairs to meet or exceed performance standards.
- Optimize airflow: Certain seasons encourage high levels of humidity, so by supplying a constant supply of ventilation, you’ll free the air from excessive amounts of moisture in the air. Lack of humidity control in our local humid climate can lead to mold growth causing moisture-related health problems.
Keeping your home in perfect condition and your family comfortable is a high priority to Leinbach Services.
SEER Seasonal Energy Efficiency Ratio
Substantial energy savings can be obtained from installing an energy efficient heat pump. Before you purchase a new heat pump, ask about the SEER rating. It’s called Seasonal Energy Efficiency Ratio (SEER). The higher SEER rating an air conditioner has, the more energy-efficient it is. The more cooling/heating a system puts out for each unit of energy it consumes, the higher rating it will receive.
For example, if you upgrade from SEER 9 to SEER 13 (the lowest allowable SEEP for a split-system air source heat pump is currently 13 in the United States), then your energy consumption is reduced by 30%. This can result in an energy savings valued at up to $300 per year, plus the added bonus of reducing your footprint on the Earth!
Systems granted the coveted Energy Star level, the SEER rating has to exceed 14.5. However, for ideal efficiency at an affordable heat pump price, look for ratings between 16-18.
HSFP (Heating Seasonal Factor Performance)
HSFP calculates the ratio of energy pumped indoors for heating to energy used for heating. The minimum HSPF rating for a split-system air-source heat pump is 7.7 in the United States. Energy Star models are at least 8.2. In Kingsport, we use heating more than cooling, so the HSFP rating is more important than the SEER. Look for a heat pump with an HSFP rating between 8 and 10 for the best local heating cost factor.
The size of a heat pump unit is called a ton. Tonnage is the unit of measure used to describe the conditioning capacity. One ton of cooling is based on the amount of heat needed to melt one ton (2000 lbs.) of ice in a 24 hour period. Since size is so important to optimal operation, our technicians always perform a check called heat-loss-heat-gain before installing or replacing a heating and cooling system.
Cool people, not empty rooms with a programmable thermostat. Set your thermostat higher when no one’s going to be home, and at a more comfortable temperature when everyone is there. Take control of the temperature and lower your costs with a smart thermostat. Most new thermostats are user friendly, touch screen, and accessible through your smart phone.
Experience fresh air
Compressor with variable speed operation
Replace your outdated heating and cooling unit for one with variable speed.
Variable speed gives breakthrough energy savings. By varying the speed of the compressor, your heating and cooling system is better able to efficiently heat or cool your home. As a result, your system operates more efficiently at light loads, while still being capable of delivering full capacity under extreme temperatures. The one you probably own now kicks on full steam ahead to cool your home, then stops completely. Thus, the air remains stagnant in-between the times the heat pump turns on.
With a variable speed compressor, the unit continuously runs gently while maintaining fresh air and comfortable temperature.
Heating Cooling MaintenanceYour HVAC system needs tune-ups
What happens when you don’t get a tune-up?
Easiest fix for energy efficiency is as simple as a tune-up. Up to 50% of your home’s energy bill is from your heating and air conditioning system. If it’s not running correctly, you’re losing money to the power company and needlessly draining energy resources.
Unplanned breakdowns from improper maintenance, just like your car.
Condenser coils get clogged with dust, dirt, pollen, and other debris. When that happens, the condenser coil loses its ability to pull air from the unit. Then, the compressor has to work hard causing a higher electric bill.
Dirty filters can cause the evaporator coil to starve for air. Each evaporator coil is designed for a specific volume of air to ensure adequate operation.
Lack of professional maintenance on your cooling system can mean failure of the unit’s compressor, condenser fan, and other system components. A malfunction of a single component will overwork your unit. To illustrate this point, 80% of all compressor failures could have been avoided if a proper maintenance had been performed.
Prematurely replacing the entire unit or system.
Increasing your utility bills by 35%.
If you have to add refrigerant to your heat pump system that means you have a leak, which damages the environment and costs you money.
Most of the time, heat pumps give warning signs of an impending emergency breakdown, but we either don’t notice or we dismiss it, instead of calling someone out to take a look. For example, let’s say your unit has been running fine for years and has never needed any work. But, sometimes it’s really loud or you have to turn the unit off and on for it to work. These are just a couple warning signs of an impending comfort disaster.
Comfort Club Membership
Join our Comfort Club Membership for the ultimate homeowner hassle-free heating and cooling program. We offer four different options based on your financial and homeowner needs. Regardless of which program you choose, we’ll tune-up your cooling unit in the spring to prepare for summer and your heating unit in the fall to prepare for winter. Plus, you’ll receive discounts and/or freebies on other services, such as plumbing including gas, electrical, and handyman.
Tax credits for energy efficient systems
The government is looking for families who are installing energy-efficient heat pumps in order to reward them with Federal Tax Credits. To qualify, the heat pump system must reach a particular SEER rating. We can help you pick a new heat pump that meets these requirements. Remember to get a manufacturer’s certification, which is a signed statement from the company certifying that the equipment qualifies for the tax credit. Keep a copy of the certification statement for your records.
100% financing available to install a new heat pump
We offer financing services to upgrade your home systems and upgrades. We even have affordable payment options if you’ve recently filed bankruptcy. Our affordable financing options will keep you comfortable in your home and wallet. At your convenience, start the simple credit approval process by calling our office.
Rebates for new heating and cooling systems
Remember to ask your technicians if there are any rebates for your new heating and air conditioning system. Several manufacturers offer rebates on certain models. You could save up to $1,000! Worth the ask.
HVAC services we provide for homeowners and property managers in Johnson City, TN
- system replacement
- tune-ups and inspections
- EnergyStar Maintenance Checklist
- Programmable thermostat
- Attic or whole house fan
- Ductless mini split systems
- home automation
- Indoor air quality regulators
- financing payment options
- Factory authorized HVAC unit dealer
- Preventative maintenance program, called Comfort Club Membership
Lastly, make home ownership and property management easier with Leinbach Services, Inc. We cover all home and building maintenance needs regarding heating and air conditioning services in Johnson City. Call our office and ask about our preventative maintenance program Comfort Club for peace of mind. Then, find out how you can make cash through our customer rewards program, called Referral Club. Thanks for using Leinbach Services for all of your heating and cooling needs.