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How to Choose The Right Air Conditioner For Your Home

If you live in a warm environment all year round or find yourself without an air conditioner, this is the guide. There are many different types, so you should research before purchasing any unit. Air conditioners are one of the most common appliances owned among consumers in the United States. Statistics show that nearly three-quarters of homes in America have some sort of AC unit installed.

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Your air conditioner is vital during the summer months.

Selecting a suitable unit is essential because your home’s comfort and cooling depend on your air conditioner. There are eight different options available when searching for an air conditioner.

Each specific unit is designed for a set space and has various purposes. During your research, you should consider your budget and energy consumption—cooling power, space requirements, and any potential maintenance you might encounter. With that in mind, let’s review the different ac units below.

Window Air Conditioner

These types of air conditioners are pretty standard. They come in several sizes and are best at cooling a single room or specific area. They are sold as a single unit and are easy to assemble. These units are less expensive than other air conditioners and account for less energy. These units also don’t take up space and come in mini-sized offerings.

Portable Air Units

These are similar to window units. They are also easy to set up and can be installed in any room. Unlike a window unit, it is a free-standing air conditioner. These units are optimal for areas like a bathroom or kitchen where you might need temporary cooling.

Floor Mount Air Conditioner

These are perfect for a room that doesn’t have windows. They are easy to install despite having two separate units to install. It is also easy to check the air filters compared to other air conditioners. Floor mounts are also beneficial for those with respiratory problems or individuals who monitor the indoor air quality of their homes.

Smart Air Conditioner

Smart air conditioners come in three types: window, portable, and mini-split. These units have WiFi capabilities, and you can typically operate them with your cell phone. You can save energy due to the settings of these units as an added benefit.

Mini-Split Air Conditioner

These are a solid option for homes with a contemporary vibe. A mini-split is an outdoor unit that consists of a condenser and compressor. These units are typically mounted to a wall and come equipped with air blowers that connect through refrigerated tubes. These can be installed virtually anywhere in your home.

Central AC

Central air consists of an interior and exterior unit. This style of air conditioning provides consumers with the most effective and luxurious cooling style. Unlike previously discussed units, central air can cool your entire home. You can also program a thermostat on a central ac unit to ensure savings on your utility bill.

We Are Proud of the Company We Keep

William E. Kingswell has remained a distinguished provider of commercial and residential heating and cooling services since 1937. We have provided unmatched customer service to all of our clients. We enjoy being the preferred HVAC equipment distributor of countless customers. We offer a comprehensive range of high-quality heat pumps, boilers, unit heaters, HVAC accessories, and more. William E. Kingswell works with businesses and homeowners throughout Maryland, Washington, D.C., and Virginia, including Baltimore, Frederick, Annapolis, Fairfax, Manassas, Richmond, Fredericksburg, Virginia Beach, and Leesburg. To learn more about our extensive range of SpacePakConcordAllied Commercial, and Bard HVAC equipment, give us a call at 301-937-1900 or contact us today!


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