Do I need to maintain an air conditioner?
Maintain Regularly - using the maintenance schedule contained in your air conditioner’s manual. This will head off many energy-sapping or expensive-to-fix issues before they even begin. Also, the below items will help maintain the air conditioner:
• Clean the Filter
• Only Heat or Cool Occupied Areas
• Keep Doors & Windows Closed
• Shade Outdoor Unit
• Set temperature wisely
• Use Fans
Is the most expensive air conditioner system always the best?
Not necessarily. For most Australian homes that are moderately sized & don’t need cooling in every single room, it’s more economically feasible to install a split-system air conditioner in several highly-used rooms rather than a ducted system which ...
What is a solar air conditioner?
Solar ACs can be a great low emissions alternative to traditional cooling. Essentially, they refer to any AC system that is powered by directly by solar energy. Cost Capital outlay: High upfront cost for the time being given the immaturity of the ...
How do I find an energy efficient air conditioner?
Energy Efficiency Star Ratings - This is by far the most important aspect of your new air conditioner; the more efficient it is, the lower your electricity bill and the more you save. Look for 5+ stars and an EER of 4 or above.
Will my electricity bills savings be enough to offset the air conditioner’s purchase price?
This will depend on the type of air conditioner you buy and what your bills were before. Thousands of Aussies are indeed saving hundreds per year (and thousands over the life of their systems) by installing energy-efficient air conditioners.
Do I need to maintain it? How often?
• You should have your hot water system serviced regularly – you should have service checks regularly. Even minor issues in hot water systems compromise their efficiency, and major issues result in costly repairs that preventative maintenance could ...