With proper maintenance and care a central heating system will last longer and can be run efficiently. An average lifetime of your heating system is usually 10 to 15 years. No matter how well you look after your central heating system like all other equipments it may breakdown and will have to be replaced at some point of time. It is often hard to make a decision on whether to replace your old heating system or simply repair it. Again making the right choice of heating unit is even tougher as there are plenty of models available in the market and it will be really tough if you don’t have the knowledge of what will be best for you and your requirements. Consult your HVAC contractor to make the right choice. Some people prefer ductless heating system over duct system. A ductless Heater is not a bad idea. This unit come with individual heat pumps and components for blowing hot air which are usually mounted on to the walls of the rooms that you want to heat. Such units are installed without any duct works and they are suitable for residences that don’t require heating the entire space at the same time.
Always opt for a unit that has a higher SEER rating. Though such heaters may cost more than the normal ones they are beneficial in the long run. Such heaters work consuming lesser energy hence you will be able to save a lot of money from the energy bill.