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The most important element in any central heating and cooling system is a cooling appliances, most commonly used cooling appliances in Canada are High Efficiency Central Air Conditioners, Heat pumps and Ductless Air Conditioners. If homeowner pay extra care while using this home cooing appliance this can positively reduced the monthly utility bill and provide consistent cooling comfort to your entire family members. But how do you use them properly? What are the expert advice? This article will cover how to use your central air conditioner or any other cooling appliance in an intelligent manner. We will focus not only in saving money on monthly utility bill, I will also tell you how to get an ideal home indoor air environment, which is neither too hot nor too cold.
A conventionally installed central air conditioner at your home in Canada consist of two units, Outdoor unit which contain compressor and indoor unit, where there is the condenser or the evaporator. There is a second category of air conditioners, also known as Split or ductless air conditioner, which do not need to have duct work a. furthermore the comparison between the central air conditioner and ductless air conditioner are as follow;
Central Air Conditioner or Heat Pumps:
Professional Installation required – Disadvantage
Can be used for hot and the cold – Advantage
Can be used as a simple ventilator – Advantage
Can be used as a dehumidifier – Advantage
Air filters for allergies – Advantage
Silent – Advantage
Split or Ductless Air Conditioner
It does not require installation - Advantage
Possibility of being able to move easily at home - Advantage
Easy Maintenance – Advantage
Need to install more than one unit for complete home cooling Requirement - Disadvantage
Noisy because both units are in close contact - Disadvantage
Healthy Cooling Comfort With Energy Saving Tips
The first thing to do is, install the outdoor unit in an environment that does not come into contact with the sun directly. The ideal place for the outdoor unit is made of a gray area. In this way, the outdoor unit may work better and consume much less energy. If the outdoor unit is not found in a shaded area you can act creating a shelter from the sun. Often just a board attached to the wall to solve this problem. The indoor unit should be placed in a room that does not cause discomfort to people. For example in the bedroom, the outdoor unit, must not project hot or cold air directly on the bed. Even at any other point of the house is worth this rule. Never place the unit so that it goes to project on people.
If you have drafts of air in the doors or windows, they must be eliminated. Otherwise, both units will have to work harder to reach the selected temperature. This will lead to a significant increase of electricity and then it will take more money. Eliminate all drafts will contribute in a positive way on your electricity bill. If you want fresh air in home and cost savings, in addition to eliminating drafts, use the curtains during the day. The curtains in fact will allow you do not pass the heat of the sun. Often in an environment where there is a very low percentage of humidity the temperature is ideal, without the intervention of external factors.
The ideal temperature for a savings on the electricity bill and at the same time protecting the health should be as follows:
In summer: Indoor environment ideal, about 25 ° C
In Winter: Indoor environment ideal, about 20 °
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