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AC Power Consumption

Air Conditioner Efficiency and Power Consumption

Here in South Florida, air conditioning is a necessity and something that we use all year long. There are only a few days each year that we do not need air conditioned cooling to keep us comfortable while inside. Air conditioners use a great deal of power and make up almost half of your energy bill. The goal with new air conditioners is to use less energy, operate more efficiently, and reduce harm to our environment. Saving our customers’ money and helping the environment at the same time are both goals we strive for when servicing your air conditioner.

Power Consumption and SEER Energy Ratings

All air conditioners are rated by the Department of Energy and given a SEER rating. SEER stands for Seasonal Energy Efficiency Ratio and measures how much power air conditioners use and how efficiently they use that power. Air conditioner efficiency and rating is governed by U.S. laws and regulated by the Department of Energy. New air conditioners must have a SEER rating of 13 or higher.

Power Consumption and BTU Ratings

Power consumption also is determined by the size of your air conditioner unit. The size of air conditioners is calculated in British thermal units (BTUs). BTUs measure the amount of heat that an air conditioner removes from a room. A higher BTU rating must be high enough to cool the size room or home that you have. As BTU ratings increase, so does the size, weight, and cost of the air conditioner and its power consumption. The larger the space and more cooling that is needed, the more BTUs are required.

What Our Customers Are Saying

Past Customers Are Our Best Advertisements
  • “Thank you Cousins Air, I would NEVER think of going to any other company to service and care for my home.”

    Allen

  • “We are a Cousins fan forever!!”

    Ron L.

  • “Cousins Air is the most reputable company I have ever dealt with.”

    Amy Portney

  • “The “boys” did a great job of making a difficult time bearable.”

    Steve G.

  • “the service man was knowledgeable polite and efficient”

    Steve

  • “Cousins really is the best! Thanks again!”

    Dustin

  • “Hard to believe there is an air conditioner company like this out there.”

    Tony C.

  • “They should be commended!”

    Alison

  • “Pleasantly Respectful and Professional”

    D. Reiss

  • “I hope to have a positive relationship with Cousins as I receive service on my new AC unit in the years to come.”

    J.P.

  • “I just wanted to let you all know what excellence service he provided and actually made getting our AC repaired a very pleasant experience. He is the kind of employee that every company and customer would want. I can’t say enough about how nice and helpful”

    Happy Customer

  • “No other provider of air-conditioning services comes close to the standards of Cousins!”

    Dr. Richard K.

  • “Dream Team”

    Lisa

  • “They truly wanted to please me and address all of my concerns.”

    Jonathan

  • “I can’t thank you ALL enough!”

    Jay C.

Why Cousin's Air, Inc.?

  1. Family Owned & Operated Since 1995
  2. 24/7 Emergency Service Available
    *For Maintenance Agreement Customers!
  3. Superior Workmanship
  4. Drug-Free Workplace
  5. Carrier President's Award Recipient
  6. Professional, Reliable & Responsive
  7. NATE Certified Technicians
  8. Flat Rate Pricing
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