When choosing between single and two-stage ACs, people usually have 2 burning questions:
As Georgia’s home comfort expert, we’ll answer the former than the later.
Single-stage ACs are the “basic model.” They can only run on one mode: full blast.
Two-stage ACs, on the other hand, can run at 2 different modes or ‘stages’:
While it will automatically switch between these 2 modes, a two-stage AC will typically run on the energy efficient low setting 80% of the time.
The low setting gives you these 4 benefits:
While the two-stage offers these awesome benefits, it does cost more than a single-stage AC.
How much more? It depends on the size of the AC, so it’s hard to say.
Let’s summarize. A two-stage AC system:
So is it worth the extra money? Depends on if you find one or more of the above points worth it. Every person and situation is different.
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