What is a split system air conditioning?
This is an air conditioning system that is installed on a wall and usually services one room of a house or office. It has a unit that goes outside as well.
What is a ducted air conditioning system?
This is an air conditioning system that services the whole or part of a house or office. The majority of the installation in concealed in the roof space. There is also an outdoor unit that is placed in an appropriate spot.
What is a reverse cycle / heat pump?
This is an air conditioning system that both cools and heats.
What is an inverter system?
These systems control the speed of the compressor depending on the heat load. This increases your efficiency and lowers your running costs potentially. Inverter units are all we sell now and have been around for about 20 years. The technology gets better with every new model.
How important is getting the correctly sized air conditioning unit for my house / office?
It is important that one of our air con specialists come out to your property and correctly size the system for your space and needs.
An undersized unit will work harder and will not be able to cool/heat the area in extreme temps. An oversized unit will be noisy and put extra pressure on the compressor therefore lowering the life of the unit.
How long should a air conditioning unit last?
Daikin units should last 10 – 15 years. If you have a lesser named brand you should get about 10 years.
How long does an installation take?
A split system is installed usually in less than a day. A ducted is usually installed in 2 days on average. Every installation is different and can take longer depending on the size, accessibility and weather.
Do I need to maintain an air conditioning system?
Yes, you should get it maintained every 12 months. We clean the system and make sure the unit is working efficiently so your running costs don’t increase. This can happen due to dirty filters or low gas.