All Things Bryant for Heating & Cooling Systems

Why Bryant Heating & Cooling Systems?

At Summit Heating and Air Conditioning LLC we pride ourselves on being a Bryant Factory Authorized Dealer (BFAD). You may be asking yourself, “Why?”. Well, for starters Bryant Factory Authorized Dealers are few and far between as not just every Bryant Dealer qualifies to be a BFAD. There is a fairly extensive list of requirements that must be met in order to qualify these heating systems, such as offering 100% satisfaction guarantee, continued education, and being NATE Certified just to name a few. Want to know more about what being a Bryant Factory Authorized Dealer means to you?  Click Here!

Now that you know what it means to be a Bryant Factory Authorized Dealer let me tell you why we chose Bryant in the first place. Continue reading All Things Bryant for Heating & Cooling Systems

The Mini Split System Decision

Traditional HVAC Systems Aren’t Always The Answer

I, Jill, bought a new house last year that had electric baseboard heating, no a/c, and no duct. The best option financially and for comfort that I had was to install some mini splits in order to get central heat and air. I personally didn’t have any experience with mini splits and it took some getting use to but almost a year later I can say I’m extremely happy with this decision!

My entire house is electric and to date my highest electric bill, in the dead of winter, was about $200. My electric bill for April/May was about $100 and for May/June was $135. The units are pretty much always on and we even Continue reading The Mini Split System Decision

Don’t Get Caught With Your R-22 Pants Down

EPA’s HVAC R-22 Refrigerant Phase Out

If you have an older HVAC system, it may get more expensive to maintain!

In 2004 The EPA (Environmental Protection Agency) began to phase out ozone-depleting HCFCs as part of the clean air act. This impacted the HVAC industry in 2010 when manufacturers were no longer permitted to produce equipment already filled with R-22 refrigerant. They continued to manufacture R-22 condensing units only filling them with nitrogen and upon installation have the technician charge the unit with refrigerant. In 2011 production of R-22 refrigerant experienced its first required cut back with an even more significant cut in 2012 of 65%. This caused a surge in cost to purchase the refrigerant Continue reading Don’t Get Caught With Your R-22 Pants Down