Once you have professional air conditioning installation done, you will likely never think about it being there again. On the other hand, if your air conditioning unit was installed improperly, chances are you will encounter various problems, and could regret the air conditioning installation altogether. In fact, according to a recent NIST study, you could see your utility bill go up as much as 30% if the air conditioner is installed improperly, and you could face repeated and pricey repairs, or even a total breakdown of the entire air conditioning system. Keeping the following tips in mind will guarantee that your air conditioner installation is done right the first time.
Air conditioners come in a selection of sizes that must be specifically designed for each particular home. Choosing the correct size air conditioner is one of the first, and most consequential steps you’ll make in guaranteeing you get the highest level of performance out of your air conditioner. Buying a bigger AC system than your home requires won’t increase its efficiency and could end up costing more in the end. However, buying a smaller system than your home needs won’t save you money either. To determine the proper size air conditioner that is an appropriate fit for your home, the AC contractor must perform a heating and cooling load calculation. This decisive assessment measures the home’s unique area of windows, roofs and walls and calculates the correct size air conditioner the home requires.
Improper airflow is another very prevalent problem that can occur when air conditioning installation has been completed improperly. It can be caused by leaky ducts or blockages within the system. This means that only a reduced amount of the air getting pushed through your AC system is reaching your home, resulting in the AC unit running harder and longer than is healthy.
Sustained improper use of your air conditioner could turn into an early breakdown of the entire system. That’s why the most important thing you can do to ensure you don’t find yourself faced with any of these problems is to hire an air conditioning installation expert from Midway Services to complete your air conditioning installation quickly and professionally. Are you ready to set up air conditioning installation? Call the Clearwater AC experts at Midway Services or schedule an appointment online.