Many homeowners take their air conditioning system, which is designed to control their home’s indoor air temperature, for granted. An AC is actually one of the most complex systems in the home, and knowing how your HVAC system works is key to staying comfortable in your home all year ’round. Today, our HVAC and furnace repair experts talk about the different types of residential air conditioning.
This type of air conditioning is characterized by a single unit that circulates air through a series of ducts that branch out throughout the house. While it is rather expensive, central air conditioning doesn’t require multiple units to keep the entire house regulated. This is great for busy homes where every room needs good air conditioning.
Also known as split air conditioners, ductless units have two main components: the evaporator, which is found indoors, and the compressor located outside. The drain, refrigerant tubing and cable run through a small opening in the wall and connect the two main components. Air conditioning repair service experts recommend this type for homes that don’t have existing ductwork.
Portable air conditioners are very similar to ductless units except for one thing: everything is found inside a single enclosure, usually with a wheeled base for easier transportation. This type of residential air conditioner is versatile because you can move it from room to room, but they don’t have enough power to regulate large areas, especially for an extended amount of time.
Window-type units are just as compact as portable units, but they’re designed to be installed in an open window frame (hence the name). Air conditioning contractors recommend window-type units for most apartments because they’re easy to install and very compact without sacrificing heating or cooling capacity.
Let us help you pick the right air conditioning unit for your home. Air Pro Inc. is the most trusted HVAC contractor in the area. You can call us at (505) 224-2806 or fill out this contact form to request a quote for the installation of an air conditioning unit in your home,