Are you preparing to put your home on the market? One way to make it as valuable as possible is to upgrade your home’s HVAC system. Here are four HVAC upgrades that can improve the home equity of your property in Portsmouth, VA.

1. Programmable Thermostat

A home that has smart technology is going to draw more attention than one that doesn’t. One of the easiest ways to incorporate smart home technology into your property is with a smart thermostat. Smart thermostats give you the ability to control your home’s HVAC system from anywhere at any time via your phone or tablet.

You can upgrade to a smart thermostat while keeping your current furnace or while you install a new furnace. Depending on the features your furnace has, your smart thermostat can control zones and monitor air quality and humidity.

2. Air Filtration

Achieve cleaner air by improving your home’s ventilation. There are a few effective ways to do this, including new ductwork, an emergency recovery ventilator and MERV-rated air filters. An emergency recovery ventilator also has the added benefit of zero energy loss as it replaces the stale air in your home with fresh air from outside.

3. A Whole-House Humidifier

With the cold winter comes dry air that wreaks havoc on your respiratory system, making you more likely to get sick. Installing a whole-house humidifier means your home’s air will be at the perfect humidity levels year-round. This will benefit people who have allergy issues or asthma.

4. Motion Sensors

Install motion-activated sensors around your home to prevent the heat or air from running when a room is empty. They turn on the zoned mini-split in that room whenever someone enters and turn it off when they leave. This goes a long way toward efficiency, which will save you money on your energy bills.

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Call Lighthouse Mechanical Heating and Cooling today for more information on how we can improve the quality of your HVAC system.

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