Choosing the Right Heating and Air Conditioning System for Liberty and the Kansas City Metro Area09/30/2015Given the environment in Liberty and the Kansas City Metro Area, there are a variety of factors involved in the way you approach your heating and air conditioning. And when it’s time to think through purchasing a heating and air conditioning system, it’s easy to make a fast decision and risk ending up with a system that doesn’t completely address all of the needs that come with the climate. Here’s a quick and easy breakdown of how to figure out what will work best for the current climate in Liberty and the Kansas City Metro Area or a new climate if you plan on moving. Warmer climates The southern region of North America typically lives with warmer weather for most of the year, so not all heating and air conditioning equipment is ideal for that climate. These warmer climates usually employ heat pumps and air handlers. Heat pumps handle both your cooling and heating needs in one unit. 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 chilly months or cool air in the hotter months, air handlers make sure your comfort is always a big priority. Colder climates If we talk about the weather in the northern portion of North America, it’s safer to select an air conditioner and furnace to manage 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 inside. Being sure your home is comfortable throughout the year means taking a little time to understand the heating and air conditioning needs of your area. Not sure what is best for you? Give the experts at Air Unlimited Heating & Cooling a call at 816-286-7258 or set up an appointment through our online scheduler and we’ll be more than happy to discuss all of the options available to you in Liberty and the Kansas City Metro Area to be sure you’re always comfortable.