Thursday, June 20, 2013

Sizing of Air Conditioner


Sizing of Air Conditioner 

Sizing of air conditioner is a difficult task, but in this article our heating and cooling Toronto expert adviser will share some basic information regarding perfect air conditioner size which can provide you better cooling comfort with significant saving on electricity bills. Following information will be useful for you to determine the selection of appropriate size cooling appliance;

Power of Air conditioner
The "power" of the air conditioners is expressed in BTU, which stands for British thermal unit if you want to understand the technical meaning go to Wikipedia. We just know that the larger this value, the greater its ability to cooling or heating. This is not enough. We must also give a look at another index that is  SEER (Seasonal Energy Efficiency Ratio) this will tell you how much your air conditioner is efficient against energy consumption. The conventionally used central air conditioner by the homeowners of Toronto, Mississauga and other GTA area; are 13 SEER central air conditioners.  The more the SEER the less energy will consume to keep the home cool.
How do we size the air conditioners?

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We need to keep following point in mind before we go out in the heating and cooling Toronto market for the purchase of right size air conditioner;
·         The number of people staying in the home to be cooled
·         The size of the house and existing ductwork condition
·         The temperature reaches in  the house without air conditioning;
·         Other appliances in the home which generates heats for example oven.
·         Required cooling ability because if you put a big air conditioner instead of small which was the requirement of your home then the on off cycle of the compressor will be frequent and this may drop the efficiency and life of the air conditioner. This may also cause you to pay high energy bills.
·         Look for best air conditioner brand at best price and quality installation
·         Don’t forget to read the homeowner review regarding various air conditioner brands and installation contractor this can save your money and time. 

Obviously all these things "limit" the performance of air conditioners. There are many air conditioner brands available in the market to choose from, but the top rated cooling brands among the homeowners of Greater Toronto Area are Lennox, Amana, Rheem, York, Goodman and Carrier. Feel free to contact our heating and coolingToronto expert service advisory service to make the best investment on home cooling air condition system.  

Wednesday, June 19, 2013

Basic of Home Air Conditioning System


 Basic of Home Air Conditioning System

The main purpose of installing a central air conditioner is of course to keep things within a home or a building cool and dehumidify the air along with your existing forced air heating system to form a complete home heating and cooling system. When deciding about which central air conditioning system is best suited for your home cooling need. It’s always a good idea to look at a number of different options before deciding on any particular unit of air conditioning.

Various Air Conditioning Options

You can choose between the Central Air Conditioner or even  duct less air conditioner  that are very easy to install and not difficult as the installation of a large unit that require professional installation. The most economical and convenient way to keep entire home cool is to choose from central air conditioner. Today, eight out of ten Greater Toronto Area homes have a central air conditioning unit installed, and the reason for so many units in the installation phase is that these units help to maintain the ideal temperature throughout the entire home with modern climate control features. What's more, these systems also prove to be very useful for people who are facing allergies or asthma problem.
You can also install a central air conditioning unit in a house already built. To install the unit requires a few things in mind such as, taking into account the size of your home. Making sure the square footage it, because if the unit is large for your home, the cooling climate control process cannot function at its optimum performance and you will not get the desired results. These measurements are so important that they will pay for itself to hire a professional heating and cooling system consultant to take measurements if you are unsure on how to do properly.

You also need to find out what the SEER rating (Seasonal Energy Efficiency Ratio) is, which should not be less than seven or eight, though thirteen is a good relationship. To save on electricity costs, you must look for a unit that comes with Scroll ™ compressor technology and to also look at the Energy Star showing the expected consumption of electricity of a central air conditioning.
It’s possible to cut costs of central air conditioning, being smart about how to purchase and use these units. Probably the best way to ensure that the unit is convenient is to make sure that the unit has a high SEER rating. Another great way is to make sure to keep the unity maintained regularly.

Monday, June 10, 2013

Ductless Air conditioners

Ductless Air conditioners

In hot summers are mobile duct less air conditioners true bestseller in some weeks. They lower the temperature by a few degrees and can also be used as a moisture regulator.  Duct less air conditioner is also known as split air conditioner. A ductless air conditioner basically consist of an indoor unit and an outdoor unit, they are connected by pre-filled coolant lines. Duct less air conditioner are quick to install as it does not require expensive ductworks and other plus point this type of air conditioners maintenance cost is very less as compare to central air conditioners.

The indoor units are very quiet (some 25 decibels or less, which is quieter than whisper). In addition, the units on the ceiling, wall or floor can be installed, and also in terms of design in recent years have done a lot of improvements. For complete home cooling comfort homeowners can install multi split unite which can connect several indoor units to one outdoor unit. In terms of cooling requirement in a conventional house is per square meter per 60 watts cooling capacity consumed by the air conditioner to lower the room temperature by 6 ° C as compare to the outside temperature. It is batter that you should ask the professional HVAC home comfort advisor for proper air conditioner sizing and type to avoid burning your money on expansive big ac unit and heavy energy bills.

Inverter systems introduced in heating and cooling Mississauga home comfort system

The moderately economical and efficient cooling system used by air conditioner is known as inverter systems. It has a speed-controlled compressor in contrast to conventional devices. Conventional systems use a constant compressor speed. When it achieved the desired room temperature, the compressor stops and starts up again when the temperature is raised. This procedure has constant compressor cycling result - with correspondingly high energy consumption. In contrast, the running inverter system first with maximum speed and regulates the desired temperature is reached; the speed is minimum without shutting down completely. Consumers should therefore consider not only the purchase price but also on the operating costs of the cooling appliance. The energy star rated cooling appliances are expressive in price but this cost is overhead by with just couple of month’s utility bill savings.

Shading reduces overheads for the cooling cost in your heating cooling Mississauga home comfort system

To keep the energy requirements for the operation of air conditioners as low as possible, the possibilities of the summer should heat protection be exploited as much as possible. Large glass areas must be shaded. Blinds and Curtains offer in all seasons protection from heat or cold. In summer, they keep the heat out in the winter, they help to keep the heat in the house. Depending on the situation and use the U-value of a window or glass door, according to the manufacturer's instructions 10 to 30 percent is improved.