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Air conditioning

Air conditioning (often referred to as A/C, AC or aircon) is the process of altering the properties of air (primarily temperature and humidity) to more comfortable conditions, typically with the aim of distributing the conditioned air to an occupied space to improve thermal comfort and indoor air quality.

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Friedrich SS14N10A 13,500 btu - 115 volt - 10.8 EER Kuhl series Wi-Fi Capable room air conditioner

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The only commercial grade room air conditioner tough sufficient for one of the most demanding applications. Everything about these category-leading units is created for maximum top quality, ease and manage. In the 20-gauge steel cabinet and completely enclosed fan motors for the 7-day programmability and LCD control lockout.

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Friedrich PDH15K5SF 14,500 BTU Packaged Terminal Air Conditioner

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Friedrich has constantly been recognized for making the worlds finest air conditioners. The new SF Series has been fully re-engineered and re-designed for enhanced efficiency. Now using a new two motor design and tangential blower wheel resulting inside a a lot more uniform airflow over a wider path for quicker, more even air distribution throughout the room and improved sound levels.

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Pioneer Ductless Mini Split Air Conditioner

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Ductless mini split air conditioning systems are becoming ever far more well known because of their efficiency and ease of installation. Pioneer, a lesser known brand in North America, has taken the marketplace by storm with their WYD009A43-L method. This model can be utilised all year long, since it isn't only capable of cooling but it will heat your house too.

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Air Conditioning Units For Homes - A Buyer's Guide

 

Buyers often fall in a dilemma when they buy air conditioning units for their home. A perfect decision needs to be made to benefit from the investment you make on the a/c unit. Our aim is to guide you and thus simplify the buying procedure.

 

Choose between the short and long-term costs of the units. You should opt for a high efficiency unit that decreases the amount of expenses in the long term by consuming less power. The low efficiency units may attract you due to the lower costs, but they charge you every time with your power bills. Check the SEER of the units, as you are required to buy the 13 SEER or better units. It is the indicator of efficiency level of the units. SEER between 15- 17 is of moderate efficiency where above 17 indicates high efficiency.

 

Always buy the latest A/C units. Even the low efficiency units are better than the old units are. The technology advances at much higher rate than you can imagine. Lowest efficiency units of latest technology have much better efficiency than those of 20 years old units.

 

You should buy a split A/C if you do not have A/C ducts at your home. A split system implies that the blower and evaporator are in the house whereas the compressor is placed outside the house. The cost of split A/Cs may be higher, but they are installed at cheaper rates in many cases. An advantage allows the user to manipulate the temperature level of the different rooms in the house.

 

You should buy the portable units if you live in a small or rented house. They are the ideal option in case the property owner denies any installations in the house.

 

Select the right size for the units you want to install. Some people have a notion that the bigger the better, but this is not true in all cases. Air conditioning units are not only required to make the room cool but an air-dehumidifying feature also is important. The units shut themselves off before they could change to dehumidifying option, if they are too big. The size of AC units must be based on the BTUs. Consider the BTU chart before selecting the size of AC you require for your house.

 

Select the type of motor you want in the AC units. The inverter motors allows the variable speed of AC units, which implies they are more efficient in terms of energy. However, the fixed speed motors are less energy efficient but more money saving. You have to prioritize the factors.

 

Select the type of coolant for the AC. R22 was the coolant traditionally used in most of the AC systems. The latest are R407c and R401a. Both of them are equally efficient. You can choose either of them.

 

There is a summary of all the advantages and disadvantages of various options. You can successfully buy the appropriate units with help of these points. Prioritize your requirements and select the best Air conditioning units for your home.

 

Air Conditioning Filter: Essential Part of Heating and Air Conditioning

 

The air conditioning filter is one of the most important air conditioning parts in the air conditioning system. Without it, your air conditioning system would be dirty and the air you breathe would be filled with pollutants. All air conditioning parts, from the ductwork to the air conditioning refrigerant, need the air conditioning filter to be clean and replaced to ensure you're getting the very best in central air conditioning.

 

If an air conditioning filter is left dirty, over time, it can lead to higher energy costs and short

 

equipment life due to all the air conditioning parts relying on each other. One can not work without the other. Overall, your heating and cooling will not be as effective and you will need to invest in more air conditioning repair and air conditioning maintenance.

 

An air conditioning filter should be changed every month or every two months for home air conditioning systems and every couple of weeks for certain commercial or industrial air conditioning since it's running almost 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Doing this as a routine in your monthly chores and not waiting until you see dust matted on the air conditioning filter will ensure you and your family the very best health as well as a smooth running air conditioning system . Dust particles can not always be seen so even if you see a little dust on the air filter , clean it as you normally would.

 

Since there are a variety of air conditioning filters ,how quickly one gets blocked versus another depends on the brand - most air conditioning filters are sized 1 ½ to 2 square feet for each ton of capacity for a home or commercial property.

 

You can judge a filter's ability to clean by using MERV ratings - Minimum Efficiency Reporting Value - which is a rating of how efficient an air conditioning filter is from 1-12. The higher the rating, the more effective it is at removing particles such as animal dander, pollen, dust, mold and other allergens, and the better the protection for your air conditioning equipment . Most air conditioning filters screen out particles measuring from 3 to 10 microns in size.

 

The common types of air conditioning filters are:

 

Conventional fiberglass disposable filters (1" and 2"): These are common in most homes and small industrial air conditioners and commercial air conditioning systems. Since they are disposable and have an adhesive coating that traps the dust, you should not clean the filters . This may damage the filter's ability to remove particles by damaging the adhesive coating and/or the underlying mesh work. They are both not as effective as other types of filters even though they are lower in cost.

 

Pleated fiberglass disposable filters (1" and 2"): The 1" are generally used in many residential and commercial settings and are made of materials that can vary in the effectiveness. Usually, they are more densely woven to increase the efficiency of removing dirt. These have a larger surface area to lead to increased trapping of particles as compared to conventional filters. They must be specified for your air conditioning system or this can lead to increased demand on your air conditioning components. Thereby, a mismatch can be counterproductive on the health of the air conditioning system and possibly lead to higher air conditioning maintenance and service cost. You should check with the air conditioning manufacturer as to the appropriate type of pleated filter for your system. A filter spray can also be applied after the cleaning and drying of the air conditioning air filter .

 

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