The Importance Of Getting The Right AC Unit
There are many elements that go into buying the perfect AC for your home, including size, efficiency rating and BTU output. Make sure you consider all of these to ensure you get the best AC for your buck.
Size is Important! So Is Efficiency Rating! And BTU Output Too! (Know Your FPLs)
There are a few acronyms you need to know when shopping for a cooling system for your home. First and foremost is the SEER rating, which stands for Seasonal Energy Efficiency Ratio(1). This measures how much an air conditioner will reduce the amount of energy it takes to cool down your home compared to if you did not have one at all. The higher this number, the better the efficiency.
The second acronym that you should be aware of is BTU, or British Thermal Unit(2). Knowing this measurement helps in determining how powerful a window unit AC’s cooling capacity actually is.
Choosing The Correct Size Of AC
Many people prefer to cool their homes during the summer using an air conditioner. Keep in mind that there are two types of air conditioning systems: central and window. There are standard air conditioners for both, but they mostly used for central cooling systems. Standard ACs can also be used for window units; keep reading to find out more about this later on.
First of all, it is important to remember not to choose an air conditioner that’s too big, because the unit will use more electricity than necessary and might even struggle in keeping your home cool. If you choose a system that’s too small for your space, the room won’t get cold enough and you may even have to turn off the unit to let the room warm up.
Therefore, you should consider having a look at your cooling needs before actually buying an air conditioner. If you are not sure about it, just check your manual or ask your dealer what cooling capacity would be needed for your home. Your dealer will surely help you figure out what type of unit is best suited to meet all of your requirements for cooling comfort.
Hiring An AC Expert For Advice
Are you in the market for a new air conditioning unit? If so, we highly recommend that you take advantage of getting an ac repair expert’s opinion and guidance before making your purchase. Here are some reasons why:
Finding the right AC size
If you were to try and find out what size air conditioner is best for your room by yourself, it could be very difficult. This is because different manufacturers make their units with different capacities; therefore, comparing BTU ratings between two models from two different companies would be pointless.
Finding the most modern AC model
When it comes to finding a new air conditioning unit, manufacturers are constantly updating their technologies and releasing newer, more advanced models every year. Going with an outdated AC could cost you much higher energy bills because it would not be as efficient as a more modern unit.