My energy bills are quite high, should I consider buying a new RCAC or first look at improving my building shell?

My energy bills are quite high, should I consider buying a new RCAC or first look at improving my building shell?

If you’re having high cooling bills, it’s time to double-check whether your air conditioner needs repairs, maintenance, or replacement.
The first point is to have it serviced by an ARC licenced tradesperson to identify any issues and repair if necessary, then if your air conditioner is still losing efficiency after that, it’s time for a new one.

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