Frequently Asked Questions

The answer is usually yes, depending on the age and efficiency level of your current unit. Please discuss this with us, we will be able to estimate the efficiency level of your current unit, and explain the advantages of a new unit.

Berks Energy will do a load calculation on your home to determine the proper equipment size. Today’s units are often significantly more efficient than older models and don’t need to be as large to deliver the same or better amount of comfort. The load calculation is an important and potentially money-saving step to take, rather than just replacing your current unit with one of the same size.

A heat pump is really two units in one – an air conditioner, and in the cooler months, a heater. If electrical costs in your area are lower than other fossil fuels, you may want to explore installing a heat pump in your home. When the heat pump is in the heating mode, it pulls heat out of the outdoor air and uses that to heat your home. If the outdoor air is too cold (around 32oF), then it uses electrical strip heaters to heat the air.

Yes. We can visit your home, do a complete heat gain/heat loss load calculation, and provide you with a written quote with options and affordable payments.

Yes. We can visit your home, take a look at your system and give you an opinion about its condition. Maybe it needs to be cleaned or serviced or replaced with energy saving equipment.

Most new furnaces and AC systems will save up to 60% of what your spending now. If you system is very old, savings could be more! Call for a free evaluation.

Yes. We work with the PA Keystone help program to offer low interest rates/and longer terms to make any equipment upgrade very affordable. Most gas and oil furnaces can be installed for less than $50.00/month. Heat pumps and air conditioning systems less than $60.00/month! Call today for exact quotation and payments.

Several reasons:

  • You will save up to 60% of what your spending on oil, gas or electric with high efficiency equipment.
  • A new system will give you peace of mind – you will not have to worry when the temp goes down to 10 or up to 100!
  • New equipment is safer. Older systems can leak and cause soot to migrate through you home. They can also give off poisonous carbon monoxide.

The average equipment installation takes 1 or 2 days. Usually the heat is on the first day.circulating. Give us a call for free evaluation.

Some homes will need the duct system cleaned, others will not. It depends if a filter was always used properly and how mu ch dust and other debris was in the home circulating. Give us a call for free evaluation.