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What are the benefits of a high-efficiency HVAC system in a high-performance custom home?

A high-efficiency HVAC (heating, ventilation, and air conditioning) system is an important component of a high-performance home. HVAC systems can significantly impact the energy efficiency, indoor comfort, and indoor air quality of a building. At Frontiers Design Build, we are continuing to see the growing use of high performance mechanical options like air source heat pumps and geothermal systems. Air source heat pumps have even become a viable option for pool heaters! Hybrid systems exist for certain retrofit applications, and geothermal systems continue to see great advancements. 

Here are some of the benefits of a high-efficiency HVAC system in a high-performance home:

1. Energy efficiency: High-efficiency HVAC systems are designed to use less energy than traditional systems while still providing adequate heating and cooling. This can lead to lower energy bills and reduced carbon emissions.

2. Improved indoor comfort: High-efficiency HVAC systems can provide better temperature control and more consistent airflow throughout the home, which can lead to improved indoor comfort. These systems can also reduce hot and cold spots, improve humidity control, and provide quieter operation.

3. Better indoor air quality: High-efficiency HVAC systems typically come with better filtration systems, which can help to remove pollutants and allergens from the air. This can lead to better indoor air quality and improved health and well-being for occupants.

4. Increased durability: High-efficiency HVAC systems are often designed to be more durable and require less maintenance than traditional systems. This can lead to longer system life and reduced repair and replacement costs.

5. Increased home value: A high-performance home with a high-efficiency HVAC system can be more attractive to buyers and may command a higher resale value.

Overall, a high-efficiency HVAC system is an important component of a high-performance custom home. By reducing energy consumption, improving indoor comfort, and providing better indoor air quality, these systems can lead to a more sustainable and comfortable living environment.

Learn more about current homes being built and see past projects on our High Performance Homes page.

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