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4 mistakes you make with your AC in summer

4 mistakes you make with your AC in summer

Sales of air conditioning units in summer tend to increase, as well as doubts and errors. Here are the 4 most common mistakes people make when buying an AC for the first time.

Incorrect air conditioning size

Buying an air conditioner in summer is one of the best decisions you can make. However, acquiring the right size equipment for the size of your home tends to be wrong.

If the size of the room you want to cool is small, you should consider a window or portable air conditioner, as it is more than enough.

Instead, if you have a huge room, you should consider a wall unit. In fact, certain models have the “fresh wind” function, which provides an ionizer to feel pure and fresh air. In addition, they usually have a V design that reduces wind resistance, achieving a longer distance from the air flow.

Having windows and doors open

The air conditioning unit draws hot air from the room, passing it over a coolant that absorbs heat from the air. Once cooled, the AC unit draws fresh air back into the room, while the absorbed heat is expelled from the rear of the unit.

This is the reason why window type air conditioners should be installed in a closed window and the central units are located outside the house. The “indoor air” and “outdoor air” must be isolated from each other for the unit to function properly. If your windows or doors are open, the heat that is expelled will simply return and the room will never reach the right temperature, thus generating unnecessary energy costs.

Keep the air conditioner on all the time

Yes, we know that the Kissimmee, Florida area is very hot. However, it is not necessary to keep the AC on all the time to keep the room cool. Simply turn on the AC for 15 minutes for the room to get the right temperature.

Even if you like, you can install an intelligent system that allows you to operate the air conditioning system from your cell phone, in order to have a fresh room when you get home. In this way, you will not only save money and energy, but you will be eco friendly.

Lower the temperature to cool the room faster

The principle of air conditioning systems is to ensure that the room reaches the indicated temperature. This means that not necessarily lowering the AC temperature will mean that the room will be “colder” more quickly

If the average temperature of your air conditioner is 60 ° F, lowering the temperature to 68 ° F will not make the room cool faster. The only thing you will achieve is that your unit does not stop working until it reaches 68 ° C. So you’ve just wasted energy and overworked your air conditioner in the summer.

If you need AC repair or maintenance of refrigeration systems in the entire Kissimmee, Florida area, do not hesitate to contact us, at AJ’s Air we are experts in air conditioning systems.