On January 23, 2006 the federal minimum efficiency standard for
new central air conditioners made in the U.S. was raised to 13
SEER – a 30% increase over the last standard.
Home Comfort will continue to service units not
meeting the minimum standards. The new standard only /web/20110610163652/http://www.energy.gov/" onclick="newWindow('http://web.archive.org/web/20110610163652/http://www.energy.gov/'); return false;">www.energy.gov. Once your unit is 13 SEER or above efficient, it’s likely you will
see real savings on your energy consumption.