Reverse cycle air conditioning is the best way to heat and cool you home efficiently with our every changing weather here in Perth. The need for having air conditioning these days is a must. You will notice with all the large new home Perth builders they are offering ducted air conditioning nearly as standard on all new homes built Brand like Daikin, Actron Air Perth, Panasonic ducted air conditioning, one of the reason to get ducted air conditioning with a new build, it is very easy to increase your mortgage by say $10,000 – $12,000 and add air conditioning.
Reverse cycle is also the preferred choice for air conditioning in all hotels and apartment buildings because it is an cost effective solution to serve both heating and cooling needs. This is case worldwide there are many different variations of the reverse cycle systems. As an example we are staying in a 2 bedroom hotel in Phuket and the air conditioning system used is a mini ducted unit in each living area. So in total 3 mini ducted units to ensue adequate air and performance in each area because of the high humidity.
In Australia we use 3 main different types of reverse cycle air conditioning systems. The most popular by far and the cheapest would be the wall mounted wall split system. Prices on this type of system for a quality brand like a Panasonic wall split would start from about $1350.00.
The second type of system would be a Ducted reverse cycle air conditioning system.This type of system would the most popular for heating and cooling your whole home. This is done by a fan coil concealed in your roof space with flexible ducting running through out your home.The system is then divide into zones which have motorised dampers that open and close which is the method used to control the areas of your home you want running at the same time. The pricing on this type of system generally ranges from $7000.00 for a small home with few zones up to $15000.00 for a very large home with a large machine and a large number of zones.
The last system would be a ceiling cassette which is mainly used in place like restaurants and areas where there is limited ceiling space and you require a large kw capacity to heat an cool the area.
So if you would like any more information on reverse cycle air conditioning systems please call us or email us.