I just shelled out a bunch of cash a couple of weeks ago on a modern heating as well as A/C system and the thing is just incredible.
I got our first electric bill and it is about 70% less than a year ago when we had our old system running in July, one of the hottest and most expensive energy weeks of the year.
I think the modern central cooling system will pay for itself within two or more than two years with the savings of the power bills. It’s amazing how far they have come in the field and how much better it is for the environment with the cuts in the power usage. Heating as well as A/C technology hasn’t been around that long in the large scheme of things however they have legitimately made it much more efficient and reliable over those years. I need to google to see when the air conditioner was invented and how it worked back then. Maybe it was just a fan blowing over some ice or something like that. I know that refrigerators basically used ice to keep the food cool so I can imagine that A/C was entirely similar in its technology back then. Now we have solar plus geothermal powered units to heat up the home in the Wintertide plus they hardly use any energy at all. I still love making a wonderful old fashioned fire in the fireplace in the wintertime to keep us warm but on days when I don’t feel like cutting wood I can just adjust the control unit and let the heating as well as A/C system do the work.