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Businesses around the world employ heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) systems. And the number of homeowners resorting to air conditioners is rapidly increasing.
According to the Washington Post, installing an AC in the warmer regions has become a necessity to promote health than a means of comfort.
As a homeowner, if you’re not sure which air conditioner suits you the best, here’s a quick and helpful guide.
4 Types of Air Conditioners
1. Window Air Conditioner
This is the most primitive of all air conditioning forms and is mounted on windows. It is one complete unit, with one part of it inside and the other outside the room.
This single unit has all the components located in the same casing, along with a double-shaft fan motor.
The outdoor components of a window air conditioner include the following:
- Propeller coil
- Condenser coil
- Fan motor
The indoor components include the following:
- Cooling coil
- Fan blower
- Capillary tube
- Operation panel
- Filter drier
- Drain pan
It has a nominal capacity between 1 ton and 4 tons
2. Split Air Conditioner
This type of air conditioner is made up of two separate units: indoor and outdoor.
The outdoor unit, as its name suggests, is installed on the outside wall of the room in which the indoor unit is being installed.
The indoor unit comprises a cooling coil, long blower, and air filter. While the outdoor unit comprises a compressor, condenser coil and the expansion coil or capillary tubing.
It has a nominal capacity between 1 ton and 3 tons