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New Heating And Cooling Systems

New Heating And Cooling Systems

Tips To Make Sure You Get What You Pay For

At Bradley Mechanical, we go the extra mile by following the best practices of our industry. An educated customer is our best customer! Here are some of the best consumer education tips and videos we know of so you know the right way to buy your new system and what to watch out for. Avoid being taken advantage of by the run of the mill HVAC contractor. Most don’t know, or worse, don’t care about the important issues you will learn below. Invest the time to learn how to do it right, and ensure you get a new system you will enjoy for years to come.

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Why We Test, Instead Of Guess

If you are a homeowner serious about investing in a new system, we don’t just swing by and play guesswork with your hard earned money. We will first perform a thorough inspection, measurement, and testing of your home and duct system, as described in this Comfort Institute video – a $300 value at no charge or obligation.

You benefit because your new system will be the right size, really save energy and improve comfort and indoor air quality. We benefit by having a happier customer, greatly reduced warranty issues, and more referral business.

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Why We Test Your Ducts

Buying a new high-efficiency air conditioner, and hooking it up to old leaky ducts, is like buying a Toyota Prius and driving it with leaks in the gas tank.

Watch this Comfort Institute video to learn more about why many who buy new equipment don’t get what they’re paying for, and how you can avoid that.

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"This Old House" TV Episode

Watch this eye-opening video to learn about duct leakage and Aeroseal – the most effective way to seal old leaky ducts.

We are an authorized Aeroseal applicator and find that most of our clients are now choosing this option when investing in new equipment.

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Aeroseal With Dean Johnson

This video is hosted by Dean Johnson of the TV show Hometime, and explains more about the features and benefits of Aeroseal

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Aeroseal Homeowner Whiteboard Animation

Animated whiteboard video describes the benefits of Aeroseal duct sealing for the homeowner.

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Bigger Is Not Better

Buying a new air conditioner is like buying a pair of shoes – if you are a size 9, you won’t be comfortable wearing a size 12. While you don’t want an AC that’s too small, too big can be even worse.

If you were wondering about buying a bigger unit – STOP! For this video, the Comfort Institute interviewed experts from the Department of Energy, EnergyStar and utilities. You will learn the truth about common misconceptions, and the right way to ensure your new unit keeps you comfortable in every room, all year round.

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Comfort Institute And Energystar Fact Sheets

You are welcome to download the following PDF Fact Sheets:

What’s the Right Price for New HVAC (CI)
Don’t Ignore Your Ducts (CI)
Bigger Is Not Better (CI)
Duct Sealing (EnergyStar)
How To Choose a Heating and Cooling Contractor (EnergyStar)

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