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There are different types  of air conditioners on the market to meet a variety of client needs. This is a simple step by step guide to figuring out what kind of equipment you might need and to judge if the current setup you have is the correct configuration for the size of the building you are handling.

Types of AC Systems

Central Air Conditioning (split system) – Allows even cooling throughout your home but requires air ducts to be already in existence or to be installed.

Portable or Room Air Conditioner – Offers affordable cooling that can be moved easily between rooms as needed but requires a great deal of electricity to keep running and not recommended for large spaces.

Window or In-Wall Air Conditioners – Inexpensive and easy to install. Window units can cool single rooms but are not as easily moved as a portable ac unit. Again, they require a great deal of electricity to operate and are not recommended for large spaces.

Choose the best sized AC Unit for the space.

Size for a Split or Central AC – This unit needs to be considered with great care. A unit that is too large or too small will greatly affect either your physical and/or financial comfort level.

Size for a Portable AC – This type of unit should also be decided after considering a few important considerations.

How do I pick the right unit?

Efficiency
Air conditioners are rated for energy efficiency with a SEER or EER number. (Seasonal Energy Efficiency Rating) Typcially ranging from 8 to as high as 18 on highly efficient central ac units the higher the (S)EER rating the more energy efficient the model is and the lower your cost to operate it.

Reviews
Read reviews on Air Conditioners to see which are highly rated. Checking consumer watch groups and appliance reviewers may save you from making a mistake on a air conditioner that is too noisy or is not as good at cooling.

Other Factors

  • How many different fan settings are available? The more settings available the more likely you are to get just the right amount of airflow and perhaps save some energy in the process.
  • Does it have an air filter that helps reduce allergens? Your air conditioner is going to be circulating air though your room or house. Reducing allergens can improve your indoor air quality.
  • What is the warranty? The warranty length will vary considerably depending upon what type of ac unit you are purchasing. Make sure you have a minimum one year warranty for a portable air conditioner and expect a 5-10 year warranty on a central unit.
  • Does it come with a remote control? Believe it or not many people base their AC or thermostat purchase on this!

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