Heating Cooling Home

Choosing the Right Heating and Air Conditioning System for Wisconsin Rapids

Given the weather in Wisconsin Rapids, there are a number of factors involved in the way you approach your heating and air conditioning. And when it’s time to consider purchasing a heating and air conditioning system, it’s easy to make a hasty decision and end up with a system that doesn’t totally  address all of the needs that come with the environment.

Here’s a quick and easy explanation of how to determine what will work best for the current climate in Wisconsin Rapids or a new climate if you plan on going elsewhere.

Warmer climates

The southern area of North America normally encounters warmer weather for most of the year, so not all heating and air conditioning equipment is made for that climate. These warmer climates usually utilize heat pumps and air handlers.

  • Heat pumps take care of both your cooling and heating needs in one package. Even if you don’t think you need the heating functionality of a heat pump, it can help you get the most energy efficiency out of your system. Plus, you never know when there will be a sudden cold front that cools things off a few degrees.
  • Air handlers make certain that the air inside your home is being circulated. Whether it’s the warm air in colder months or cool air in the warmer months, air handlers make sure your comfort is always a big priority.

Colder climates

If we talk about the climates in the northern portion of North America, it’s safer to go with an air conditioner and furnace to cover your heating and air conditioning needs. With temperatures getting frigid more frequently, gas and oil furnaces can operate regardless of the temperature outside, leaving you comfortable in your home.

Ensuring your home is comfortable year-round means taking a little time to research the heating and air conditioning needs of your region. Not sure what is ideal for you? Give the pros at Rapids Sheet Metal Works Inc a call at 715-301-0256 and we’ll be more than happy to talk about all of the choices available to you in Wisconsin Rapids to ensure you’re always comfortable.

Back To Blog