Air Conditioning Framingham, MA
Your Framingham air conditioning system is a vital component in keeping your family cool and comfortable during the hot summer months. At Nicholson Plumbing, Heating and Air Conditioning, our experienced HVAC technicians offer a full range of air conditioning service in Framingham, MA and the MetroWest area. From helping you choose an air conditioner that’s perfectly suited to your home and installing it, to repairing and maintaining your air conditioning system for as long as you own your home, we do it all! Reach out to us today for help with your air conditioning in Framingham, MA!
Why You Can Trust Our Framingham Air Conditioning Contractors
When you need MetroWest or Framingham air conditioning help, you can trust the Nicholson team because we:
- Are family-owned and operated
- Have a 100% satisfaction guarantee warranty on all parts and labor
- Offer transparent upfront pricing; no hidden costs or upselling
- Provide 24-hour emergency plumbing & HVAC services
- Have over 1250 Google reviews, with a 4.9 star rating
- Are “Committed to Customers and Service Excellence!”
Air Conditioning Installation
Central air conditioners may be the most common option, but ductless mini split AC systems are a cost-effective alternative. We sell and install all brands of MetroWest and Framingham air conditioning systems, and we can assist you in choosing the one that’s best for your home, budget, and energy needs and then provide expert air conditioning installation or air conditioning replacement service.
Air Conditioning Repair Services
When your MetroWest or Framingham air conditioning isn’t working like it should, it’s important to have it repaired right away. Air conditioners can typically be fixed quickly and inexpensively as long as the problem is addressed before it gets worse. If your AC isn’t cooling evenly, you’ve noticed a higher electric bill or unusual noises or smells, call us for air conditioning repair!
Air Conditioning Maintenance
Take care of your MetroWest or Framingham air conditioning on a regular basis, and it will take care of you during the hot summer months. By keeping up with routine air conditioner maintenance, it’s often possible to prevent breakdowns and prolong the life of your AC system. From changing filters to duct cleaning and more, let our expert technicians help you take care of your Framingham air conditioning system.
Updates to the Regional HVAC Equipment Efficiency and Testing Standards
Effective January 1, 2023, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) will update its efficiency and testing standards for residential and commercial HVAC equipment. All regulatory changes will differ by product type and region. Since the updated standards will result in price increases across all HVAC contractors, now is the time to buy the equipment you need for your home or business.
The minimum efficiency standards for residential and commercial air conditioners and heat pumps manufactured after January 1, 2023, will increase. This change will increase production efficiency and national energy savings while decreasing national energy consumption.
Northern U.S. & Canada
All split-system air conditioners, split-system heat pumps, and packaged units manufactured after January 1, 2023, must meet the updated standards. However, split-system air conditioners, split-system heat pumps, and packaged units manufactured before January 1, 2023, can be installed indefinitely. The efficiency rating for air conditioners will increase from 13 SEER to 15 SEER in these regions.
Split-system air conditioners manufactured before January 1, 2023, can’t be installed once the updated standards take effect. All installations of products that don’t meet the new standards must be completed by December 31, 2022. However, split-system heat pumps, single-packaged air conditioners, and single-packaged heat pumps manufactured after January 1, 2023, can be installed indefinitely. The efficiency rating for air conditioners will increase from 14 SEER to 15 SEER in both the Southwest and Southeast regions.
In addition to higher minimum efficiency standards, the M1 testing procedures used for residential and 3 to 5-ton light commercial, single-phase equipment manufactured on or after January 1, 2023, will increase. This change will produce more accurate SEER, EER, and HSPF efficiency ratings. Manufacturers will be required to re-test equipment using the new M1 Standard requirements as well as publish equipment efficiency ratings using the new efficiency metrics of SEER2, EER2, and HSPF2.