Choosing the Right Air Conditioner for Your Home

Choosing the right air conditioner for your home can make a big difference. Not only in the cooling efficiency you can achieve but also the results. This air conditioner buyers guide will provide you with  information to help you find the perfect air conditioner for your home.

Air Conditioner Buyers Guide:  

  1. Understanding Power

When purchasing an air conditioner for your home, one of the most significant factors that you must consider is the power of the unit. Bigger isn’t always better, as what you want is to get the most comfortable temperatures while maintaining the most efficiency. Having the right size AC unit for the room makes that happen.

  1. What Type Will Work Best?

When you are looking to choose the right type of air conditioning system for your needs. Therefore  you will want to consider a variety of things including

  • The efficiency of the unit
  • Price and budget
  • Brand
  • Style
  • form
  • Function
  • Time of year for installation

All of these things are very important to consider because those features are what will guide you in what type of air conditioning system to buy. Depending on your home and your needs, one of these types of AC systems will work best for you.

  1. Energy Efficiency

When it comes to choosing the right unit, you want to keep energy efficiency at the top of your list. Air conditioners are rated in terms of their efficiency. The more energy efficient it is, the less you can expect to pay for heating and cooling. Finding an efficient air conditioner can save you from having to pay unnecessary heating and cooling bills. Units have temperature sensors and are able to self-regulate the temperature. So they are always going to be your best bet for efficiency.

Different types types of air conditioning when choosing the right air conditioner for your home :

Wall Split System

Wall split system perthThis type of air conditioner is ultimately made up of two separate parts with one of them sitting outside to expel heat outdoors and the other sitting attached to a wall inside of your home. Because wall split scan be installed separately throughout your home. So they can be installed when needed. So they are ideal for those that want to cool multiple rooms, but not every room in the house.

Each head unit is going to be tasked with heating or cooling the room where it is installed. Therefore you will effectively set a specific temperature for each room with a remote control were a wall split is installed. While this option tends to be more expensive than some of the other installation options. It can provide similar heating and cooling results and efficiencies that you might otherwise only be able to get from a Ducted reverse cycle air conditioning system.

Wall Split System Features

Great Cooling Power: You will have a head unit installed in every room which is going to give you cooling that feels much like a central air system.

High Cost : This type of air conditioner system is going to cost you a significant investment. 

Inverter System : This particular type of unit is suitable for those that want a quieter ac system. and one that is going to be much more energy efficient. Because this type of air conditioning unit can vary the different temperatures of the air that they produce. They are going to be able to maintain better cooling efficiency throughout the day. Whereas other systems are forced to stop and start constantly. Because of their energy efficiency and effectiveness. They tend to be more expensive than some of the other options available on the market.

Efficiency : You are going to be able to achieve maximum efficiency with this type of system.

Higher cost efficient products : When choosing a deluxe model high efficiency comes with a higher price tag.

Window or Wall Mounted Unit

teco window mount perthThis particular type of air conditioning unit is going to be situated in the opening of a window sill or hole cut in wall. This unit will generally be able to handle both heating and cooling. Thus, it is versatile for those looking for a complete solution to their heating and cooling needs no matter the season. The square box type unit is becoming less popular as the wall split system is less intrusive.

Low Cost: These are the most budget-friendly type of AC unit. and generally dont require any trades.

Style: A lot of people might not want a big air conditioner hanging out of their window sills.

Portable Air Conditioner System 

Choosing the Right Air Conditioner for Your HomeThis is an air conditioner that is going to be much more suited to those that want a hassle-free installation and for those that might want something that can be moved as needed or stored away when not in use. because  A portable air conditioning unit only needs to be plugged into the wall socket. They have a vent connected to flexible ducting. Which is put into the window to expel the war air produced and then it is ready to be used. 

Portability : With this system, you are going to get portability which will allow you to set it up as needed and store it when it’s not in use.

Easy Maintenance : These units are very plug-and-play friendly. Even after being stored for months, these units are usually ready to go.

Not Practical for whole of home cooling

Because a portable air conditioner is meant to be placed from room to room. Therefore it is not going to provide the same kind of cooling you might expect from a ducted air conditioning system.

There is a lot to consider when you are buying an Air conditioning system for your home. These tips should help you decide what’s most important to you and give you a great starting point.

This article was proudly contributed by Quality Air.

Gerard Toland

Gerard has been involved in the Perth Air Conditioning for over 30 years. He is experienced in both the supply and installation of all types of air conditioning products and components for both commercial and residential buildings. He is well known for being one of the few suppliers who make their own ducting on site in his Perth warehouse. Quality ducting is paramount due to the quality insulation it provides from the harsh Perth heat. It is this dedication to quality which sets him apart from competitors.

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