Many Florida home owners struggle with the dilemma of whether to repair or replace their current air conditioning system. Obviously, if the cost to get the unit back up and running is minor, then that may be a good option, but here are some factors you should consider before investing more repair dollars into your existing unit.

Some homeowners may feel “if it isn’t broken, don’t fix it.” Here are some often-overlooked considerations. Sometimes you put multiple repairs into a system that is on its last legs. As of January 2006, new air conditioner efficiency standards came into effect. Most systems installed before this date cost up to 20% or more to operate than today’s base efficiency models.