The Australian summer can be super hot. If you live in Australia, you will want to make sure you can stay cool during the intense heat. I came to realise how important HVAC systems are when I moved into an apartment which didn't have HVAC. It was OK in the winter, but by the summer, it was terrible. I called in an HVAC contractor and asked them to install a new system. It was amazing what a difference it made. The contractor also gave me some advice about how to maintain the system. I hope this blog is useful to you.
Long gone are the days when air conditioning service used to be considered a luxury feature in a building. These days, almost every home and commercial building in Australia is equipped with an air conditioning system to help cool indoor temperatures during hot sunny days. And, for those who require both cooling and heating service, there are reverse-cycle air conditioners.
But air conditioning service does not come free of charge. Aside from the initial cost incurred when installing air conditioning equipment, users of air conditioners also have to pay for electricity bills incurred monthly due to operation of the equipment.
With the ever-increasing cost of electricity consumption, almost every home owner or business owner that has an air conditioning system would love to reduce their air conditioning expenses. With the following tips, air conditioner users can significantly lower their air conditioning expenses.
Keeping air conditioning equipment well-maintained.
For air conditioning equipment to continue running efficiently, it must be kept in the best working order. To achieve this, the equipment must be maintained according to the manufacturer's instructions, which can be found in the air conditioner user's manual.
Generally speaking, manufacturers of air conditioners usually recommend that their products be maintained on a regular basis so as to perform the checks and parts replacements required to keep the equipment operating at peak performance.
Air conditioner filter changes, for example, must be carried out regularly so as to remove and replace clogged filters, which may undermine the energy efficiency of the air conditioning system by hindering free flow of air entering the system.
Routine maintenance also helps reveal problems that might lead to energy wastage within the air conditioning system. Leaky ductwork, for instance, could be the major reason why air conditioners may be blowing money away.
Keeping air-conditioned buildings tightly air-sealed.
Buildings have so many potential sources of air leakage, which can result in the loss of precious conditioned air from the interiors of a building. Gaps found around windows and doors, in the attic, in the walls or in any other area in the envelope of a building can result in the loss of conditioned air, resulting in overworking an air conditioning system, which in turn causes energy wastage. Properly sealing an air-conditioned building is extremely critical when it comes to maximising energy efficiency.
With these tips, almost any air conditioner user can enjoy cost-efficient temperature-control service from their air conditioning units.Share
15 August 2017