Originally published in March 2017, updated May 2020.
Newer generation heating, ventilation and air conditioning equipment often has dual or variable speed drives and 2-stage compressors. A traditional HVAC compressor is either on or off, blowing conditioned air at full blast until the desired temperature is reached in your Satellite Beach, FL home. It then turns off, allowing indoor temperatures to fluctuate. When the temperature rises, the unit again comes on. Variable speed drives minimize fluctuations in temperature, keeping the indoor environment more comfortable and at an even temperature. Here are a few advantages of variable speed systems.