Air Conditioning

Spot leaks in your air conditioning system
Spot leaks in your air conditioning system
Air Conditioning
There isn't an air conditioner model that doesn't have a condenser coil. This produces water from the difference of temperature. This water usually drains in some special pans. The problem is that sometimes, debris get into these pans and thus cl ...

BTU guide for portable air conditioners
BTU guide for portable air conditioners
Air Conditioning
When you buy an air conditioner, the brand isn't always the most important thing. You should always look for the right BTU rating for your house. This rating is actually the air cooling capacity for the AC unit. The higher the rating the higher t ...

Installing a window AC unit away from window
Installing a window AC unit away from window
Air Conditioning
Sometimes it may happen to own a window air conditioner and don't have the space necessary to install it. What can be done in this situation. Well, you could make a hole in the wall for the vent, but this may not be very practical. The best alter ...

Increase air conditioning efficiency
Increase air conditioning efficiency
Air Conditioning
Efficiency not only relates to the energy consumption but also to adjusting and achieving the right temperature for your house. Here are some tips that may help you maximize the efficiency of your air conditioner. Temperature settings The b ...

Mini split air conditioner
Mini split air conditioner
Air Conditioning
Here are some basic information about mini split ductless air conditioners. Appearance These units are like the miniature version of standard AC units. They are also know as mini splits. These systems also have two main components, an indoo ...

Air conditioners and power consumption
Air conditioners and power consumption
Air Conditioning
Power consumption is greatly influenced by many factors. Some of them are: thermostat settings, size of the air conditioner, size of the room, insulation. Also the age of the air conditioning unit is very important. Energy Start certification ...

Ductless air conditioner vs portable air conditioner
Ductless air conditioner vs portable air conditioner
Air Conditioning
Here are some advantages and disadvantages of portable and ductless air conditioners. Portable air conditioners The main advantage for portable air conditioner is that they can be transported almost anywhere. They are used to cool the air i ...

Mini split air conditioning unit
Mini split air conditioning unit
Air Conditioning
There are many advantages for mini split air conditioners. First of all they are very small and thus they can fit in small spaces and also they don't need any duct work. These units only need a couple of hoses that go directly through the wall fr ...

How to measure the volume of an air conditioner
How to measure the volume of an air conditioner
Air Conditioning
Before you actually go to the hardware store and buy yourself an air conditioner, you need to measure the right volume of the air conditioner, according to your needs. You need to do this because otherwise the efficiency will be lost. If the air ...

Buying an air conditioner
Buying an air conditioner
Air Conditioning
When you have decided to buy an air conditioner unit, think first of the type best suited for you: central air conditioning or room air conditioning. Central unit are specially designed to cool more than one room at a time and room air conditione ...