HVAC in Pittsburgh, PA

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HVAC Contractors in Pittsburgh, PA

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Our goal is to make our customers feel good about their decision about new windows, doors, siding, roofing and more. Products… More
  • 12 Years in Business
Here at AllGood Home Improvements, we're dedicated to providing you with the best products and customer service while saving you money… More
  • 29 Years in Business
  • Accepts Credit Card
Bentley Roofing is a state certified full service roofing contractor specializing in the complete installation and repair of commercial and residential… More
  • 4 Years in Business
  • Accepts Emergency Requests
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Mutual Builders Corporation is a locally owned and operated roofing company in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. We are licensed and insured and we've… More
  • 68 Years in Business
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  • 23 Years in Business
  • Offers Financing
Since 1999, we've been focusing on delivering the highest quality of service for our solar panel installation and consultation services. Our… More
  • 23 Years in Business
  • Offers Financing
ARS(R)/Rescue Rooter(R) is a nationwide network of company-owned locations providing exceptional heating, air conditioning, plumbing, and sewer and drain services to… More
  • 10 Years in Business
At Legacy Remodeling, we're committed to preventing your next home remodel from becoming a source of worry and stress. For the… More
  • 10 Years in Business
  • Offers Financing
Here at SoleilEnergy Inc. our mission is to overturn the public utility monopoly through solar power to give control back to… More
  • 23 Years in Business
  • Accepts Emergency Requests
Since its inception by co founders William Barr and Michael Strmac in 2002, Universal Windows Direct has lived by the philosophy… More
  • 20 Years in Business
  • Accepts Credit Card
Our dedication to excellence has earned us a trusted name within our local community and a top-tier reputation amongst roofing companies… More
  • 10 Years in Business
Window Nation is an Angies List Super Service Award Winner the last 5 years in a row. Window And Door home… More
  • 16 Years in Business
  • Accepts Emergency Requests
We are a family owned and operated business. That means we treat our customers like they are one of our own.… More
  • 9 Years in Business
  • Accepts Emergency Requests
Pro Home & Roofing is certified by major roofing manufacturers. Our installation professionals are meticulously selected, trained and certified (yes, drug… More
  • 7 Years in Business
  • Accepts Emergency Requests
Energy Independent Solutions is trusted by hundreds of Residences, Businesses, Farms and Municipal Buildings throughout Pittsburgh, Western Pennsylvania and beyond for… More
  • 7 Years in Business
  • Offers Financing
Since 1999, we've been focusing on delivering the highest quality of service for our solar panel installation and consultation services. Our… More
  • 23 Years in Business
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“My home is ice cold. I think my heater needs to be repaired or replaced.”

To make the process of replacing your home’s HVAC easier, the ModHVAC Calculator offers system recommendations and a quick estimate of your replacement costs to save you the guesswork. To use the tool, just slide the bar in the green box to match your home’s square footage. Then enter your city and state below and click Calculate Cost. Seconds later, you’ll be provided with a set of options for your new HVAC unit.

HVAC Buying Guide for Pittsburgh

If you are reading this HVAC buying guide, chances are you are considering the purchase of a new HVAC system for your Pittsburgh area home or business. Important considerations are necessary to ensure your HVAC investment is installed correctly, legally, and is the right size and type suitable for your property. This buying guide will cover the important considerations you should take along with a basic introduction to HVAC installation and what to expect when purchasing a new system.

Climate Considerations in Pittsburgh

Purchasing a new HVAC system requires investing in one matched to your area’s climate. Pittsburgh residents enjoy 160 days of sunshine per year. While most folks enjoy sunny days, the downside is the temperature can reach 84 degrees in mid July, putting a heavy load on your cooling system. During the winter months, residents face a chilling average of 24 degrees in mid January. These frigid temperatures can also put a strain on your heating system. Your HVAC contractor must take into account your climate along with Manual J and D calculations when sizing your new HVAC system. If your contractor fails to make new calculations and suggest simply replacing your old system with a new system of the same size, it might be best to find another, more professional HVAC contractor.

Selecting an HVAC Contractor in Pittsburgh

Selecting a licensed and certified contractor is vital for your HVAC installation. Anyone who represents himself as a professional HVAC technician will have the appropriate and current HVAC license, certification, and insurance including liability and worker’s compensation to back them up. Any person who fails to produce the proper credentials should be shown the door. Using an unlicensed contractor is criminal in some states so be sure to verify or be prepared to face the potential consequences. In addition, you may incur fines or an order to remove and reinstall the system using a licensed HVAC contractor. You can view the HVAC contractor requirements for Pittsburgh by visiting the Department of Permits, Licenses and Inspections online or by clicking here.

HVAC Permits in Pittsburgh

Residential HVAC permits are required for all HVAC system work for single and two-story family dwellings by the Pittsburgh Department of Permits, Licenses and Inspections. Residential HVAC applications are available online by clicking here. Their physical address is the Department of Permits, Licenses, and Inspections, 200 Ross Street, 3rd Floor, Pittsburgh, PA 15219 or you can reach them by phone by dialing (412) 255-2175.

Benefits of New HVAC Installation in Pittsburgh

You can expect many benefits after installing a new HVAC system in Pittsburgh. While the initial cost of a new system may seem high and depends on the size system needed, over time, the benefits will outweigh the investment. These are just a few of the benefits you can expect:

  • Lower monthly utility bills due increased energy efficiency
  • Improved heating and cooling capabilities
  • Solid return on investment as property value increases
  • Potentially qualifying for government, city or state tax credits and/or incentives
  • Outstanding marketing tool should you decide to sell your property in the future

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Types of HVAC Systems Common in Pittsburgh

When it’s time to choose a new HVAC system, your contactor will recommend the best type for your property. Listed below you will find a list of some common HVAC systems used in Pittsburgh.

  • Packaged system
  • Ductless mini split heating and cooling systems
  • Split systems
  • Multi-split systems
  • Air-source heat Pumps
  • Geothermal or ground-source Heat Pumps

This buying guide will not get into the specifics of how each system type works, instead focus on the important questions to ask your contractor or sales representative. One of the most important topics to cover is which size unit will accommodate the square footage of your home. The size of the unit, along with its efficiency ratings, is critical to ensure you purchase a system suitable for your specific property needs. You do not want a system that is too small nor do you want a system that will not function effectively because it is too large. When it comes to HVAC systems, the size of the system is of the utmost importance.

If you are replacing an existing HVAC system, do not assume the size currently installed is what you need. The HVAC specialist should run a set of calculations based on several factors to determine the unit size. You can do this yourself with an online calculator like the one located at this website.

HVAC installation, as with most major home improvement projects, is an investment in not only your home, but also your comfort and lifestyle. By doing your homework beforehand, you will understand the basics of HVAC installation allowing you to make an informed decision. This makes you a smart consumer who will reap the many benefits and savings of a properly installed HVAC system.