Air conditioners are used to literally condition the air that is circulating in your room. In the hot summer season it is a need that an AC is present in at least one room. So there are surely some things that you must consider while buying an air conditioner. Depending on the size and requirements air conditioners are of three types in basic.
The main functions of an air conditioner are to lower the room temperature, remove the moisture from the air, and filter the air from dust particles.
The types of the air conditioners are three. They are Window units, Portable AC and the Split Air conditioners.
Some basic questions you must put yourself are
i) how will the air conditioner be used and where?
ii) What is the size of the room?
Tonnage is the unit of measuring the cooling capacity of the air conditioner. It is literally equal to the amount of cooling that is obtained by melting an ice block of weight one ton in a period of twenty four hours. It means a 1.5 ton ac provides the cooling same as melting a 1.5 ton ice block in 24 hours.
You must also check the power consumption of the air conditioner. Less power and required cooling capacity is recommended.
An AC with more star rating consumes less power and is more eco friendly and is more efficient. So an AC with Four or Five star rating is recommended.
Size of the room
The size of the room must be considered while thinking of buying an AC. If the room is larger, the tonnage required will be more.
advantages and disadvantages of various types
Simple to install
Simple to remove and store.
Both heating and cooling units are available.
Blocks the window on which it is installed.
Easy to set up or relocate
Can use in multiple rooms
Models with heat function available
Option to use wireless thermostat
More involved installation
So friend these are the various types and their advantages and disadvantages. Be sure to visit a local showroom and feel free to know everything before you buy and put your valuable money for the product because it should worth it.