Choosing the Best HVAC Brand for Your Michigan Home

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You are in the market for a new heating, ventilation, and air conditioning system for your Southeast Michigan home.

Do you choose an HVAC company first, or select a brand and then shop for a company?

At Great Dane Heating, Cooling, Electrical, & Plumbing, we hope you do both simultaneously, choosing our expert HVAC team and our favorite brand: Carrier. 

As an award-winning Carrier Factory Authorized Dealer, we invite you to visit our showroom to see the complete line of Carrier gas furnaces and central air conditioners. You also can check out indoor air quality (IAQ) equipment, thermostats, water heaters, and ductless systems on display.

We hold the 2022 Carrier’s President’s Award for excellence in product promotions and customer satisfaction.

Choose a Reputable HVAC Brand

Although we stand behind Carrier products, our qualified and experienced technicians service, maintain and install most HVAC brands. Our parts department is one of the largest in Metro Detroit, and we stock parts for many HVAC products.

We encourage a little homework before selecting Carrier or any other HVAC brand. Not all brands are created equal. Some are better suited to your Clinton Township home. Choosing an HVAC brand is like shopping for any other major item, such as an appliance or a new car.

When researching car brands, for example, you likely will test drive many makes and models before settling on the car that has caught your eye.

Do the same before buying a new HVAC system. Here are tips to consider before investing in new heating and cooling equipment:

  • Research the Brand Reputation
    Check out the manufacturer’s website. Read customer testimonials and reviews. See if the company has had significant product recalls. You may find relevant information on The United States Consumer Product Safety Commission website. Manufacturers often voluntarily announce product recalls.

    If innovation and technology are among your priorities, consider if the brand is a leader or a follower. Reputable brands invest in research and development.

    Carrier, for example, has been a pioneer in the industry. Its founder, Willis Carrier, created the first air conditioner in 1902. The manufacturer has been at the forefront of innovation ever since, setting standards for the HVAC industry.
  • Consider Energy Efficiency
    Look for brands that offer a variety of high-efficiency models. These units may cost more upfront but can save money through lower energy bills.

    Are you concerned about environmentally friendly heating and cooling solutions? Are you looking for a system that provides comfort and shrinks your carbon footprint? Be sure the manufacturer is on the same page.

    Durability and performance are two other essential characteristics. Ask a professional to weigh in on durability and equipment performance. Be sure the brand has a proven track record of reliability.

    At Great Dane Heating & Air Conditioning, we want only the best for your Clinton Township home. We can recommend the best unit for your comfort goals.
  • Check the Warranty
    Does the manufacturer stand behind its products? Read its warranties. A good warranty can give you peace of mind. Be sure to read the fine print and understand what the warranty covers and for how long.
  • Product Range
    Does the brand have a diverse product range? You want to find a system that meets your needs. You are more likely to find that in a brand that offers several models with varying features. 
  • Evaluate the Price
    Compare prices. However, price should not be the only factor when choosing an HVAC brand. Spending more on a reputable brand with innovative comfort and efficiency solutions can save money in the long run by reducing maintenance costs and extending equipment service life. 

Consult a Professional Today

Great Dane Heating, Cooling, Electrical, & Plumbing is happy to provide insight into heating and cooling systems and recommend the best equipment for your Clinton Township, MI, home. Call us at 586.799.0960 or request service online.

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