help you with solving your dilemma of purchasing or
using your air conditioner to the maximum satisfaction,
we have given you some tips that you might be better
The first point which needs to be considered is whether
you want to buy the A/C or would you rather prefer
leasing it or renting it for the summer. Air conditioners
– Leasing/Rental are available from many
of the big houses as well.
Leases are available for about 2 to 5 years.
If you have a frequently transferable job going from
Alaska to Sahara, you might be better off renting
When purchasing the air conditioner decide before hand
which type of equipment suits your needs, the
central air conditioner or room air conditioners.
Central air conditioners provide cooling throughout
the building or house whereas room air conditioners
provide it in that specific area.
Central air conditioners are slightly more expensive
but the upside is they provide efficient cooling
and don’t require too much maintenance.
It is always better to buy energy efficient units even
if they cost slightly more. The amount they will
save on your power bills will more than compensate
for the initial investment. Also these units generally
have better warranty and maintenance schemes.
When installing the unit avoid installing it on the
north or the east side of the house, as direct
exposure to the sun light will considerably decrease
the cooling power and efficiency of your unit.
As far as possible room air conditioners should
be installed on a flat surface.
Also the most important thing while installation of
the unit is to make sure that your house can meet
the energy requirements of the AC. Improper voltage
supply can lead to calamitous circumstances.
Make sure that all the filters are clean.
During winters it might be a good idea to remove
the room air conditioners. This way they aren’t
exposed to unnecessary cold weather.
Regularly clean the drain channels.
Insulate all the ducts in a central system this
is critical to maintain the effectiveness of your
To save on your electric bills the best advice
is to be patient. Never minimize the temperature
to a great extent when you have just come back
from a hot day and then proceed to increase it.
The unnecessary tampering with the air conditioner
controls are the main reason for the soaring electric