When one is in the market for energy efficiency, finding effective and efficient appliances for cooling homes has the potential to save a lot of money. SEER ratings help to figure out which cooling systems are the most efficient.
What does SEER stand for?
The Seasonal Energy Efficiency Ratio rating system was developed as a performance standard by the combined efforts between the U.S. government and equipment manufacturers with the intent to create a rating system that is easily understood by the public.
What Do The Numbers Mean?
The number that is associated with a SEER rating measures the British thermal units per hour of cooling or heating, per watt of electricity. The higher the number, the more efficiently a product will produce cool air compared to a product with a lower number.
How Does It Work?
The higher the SEER rating, the more energy efficient an appliance is. In early 1990s, many cooling units carried … Read Full Post »