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How to Completely Change Your Thoughts About HVAC

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How to Completely Change Your Thoughts About HVAC

New Ducted AC: Points to Note

by Eva Fisher

Air conditioning is a necessary component of any comfortable building. The amount of money spent on the purchase and installation of air conditioning units is usually a small price to pay for the convenience that air conditioners provide.

Still, there are several factors to consider when purchasing and installing a new air conditioner. Having these factors in mind helps to ensure that you get the best deal available and the most out of your investment. A few of the factors you need to have in mind are discussed below.

Amount of Available Space

The amount of space available for the installation of a new air conditioner will determine the best type of air conditioner and the best way to have it installed.

For example, ducted air conditioners are usually installed in residential attic spaces. Thus, you should use the amount of attic space available in your home to determine the right size of the ducted air conditioner that you need.

If there's not enough space for the installation of ductwork in your attic, the ducts could go under the floors. This makes for an entirely different installation procedure for your ducted air conditioner.

To be on the safe side, have an air conditioning installer check out your attic space before you buy a ducted air conditioner. The installer can then advise you on the right size of the conditioner and the type of installation that will best suit you.

Availability of AC Spare Parts

After continued use, the internal components of your ducted air conditioner are bound to need replacement (e.g. air filters). A large number of homeowners fail to put this into consideration.

If spare parts for your air conditioning unit are not readily available, you might be forced to contend with hot air in your indoor living spaces for a considerable amount of time, until such spares become available.

It is a good idea to inquire about the availability of spare parts from your chosen supplier when purchasing the new air conditioner.

Power Supply

Lastly, you need to consider the kind of electric power supply that you have connected to your residential premises.

Some of the larger-sized ducted air conditioners need to be powered by a 3-phase power supply system as opposed to a single-phase power supply. Thus, if you intend to install one of the larger sized units, you might need to have your residential power supply upgraded in order to accommodate a newly installed ducted air conditioner.

For more information, contact a heating and cooling service.