How to choose the air conditioner and do not get hooked to marketers

By Admin | Garden And Buildings / Construction
28 April 2016

peak sales of air conditioners, fans, humidifiers, and other household appliances to maintain a comfortable indoor climate is necessary, of course, at the time of exhausting solntsepёka when the expression "melts brain" close and understandable to everyone.In an effort to gain a long-awaited comfort those who suffer, with a rather vague idea of ​​how to choose the air conditioner, exploring the range of household appliances, ask for advice from sales assistants and compare prices.Sellers, in turn, carefully interested in the amount the buyer is willing to spend on the basis of the data safely recommend a conditioner to choose, colorful painting the advantages of the device suitable price category, preferring to remain silent about the shortcomings, so carelessly dropped word did not affect the selection of the air conditioner.

All these games are commodity-market relations for the simple layman turn successful or unsuccessful (far more likely) purchase.Only a comparison of the device with the necessary

parameters, the desired functions with real help to figure out what to choose among the variety of air-conditioning range of household appliances.Consider the main features of various types of air conditioners, air conditioner so the selection was deliberate and measured.


Allair conditioning can be roughly classified according to the application, highlighting the industrial air conditioning systems, household and semi-industrial air conditioners.Devices with a cooling capacity of 1.5-8 kW belong to the group of household air conditioners, use them for the normalization of microclimate in separate rooms or apartments cottages of up to 100m2.In the home is used as stationary and portable models.There are several types of air conditioners with different designs, features and principles of operation.

types of household air conditioners ↑

  • Monoblock (windows, floor).
  • Split systems (wall mounted, fixed multi split system)

Window air conditioners ↑

Window air conditioners are installed in a wooden sash windows.Installation does not require expensive equipment, may be made with their own hands.Because of the bad winter sealing such devices may miss the cold air, in addition, they are quite noisy in operation.

System C is contained in a single unit
entire air-conditioning system is contained in one block, which greatly simplifies the installation of window air conditioner

Floor air conditioners ↑

conditioners mobile type (also called "floor") are installed inside the premises, as a rule, are equipped with wheels, it can be moved.They contain both the compressor and the consequent cooler.Withdrawal of the warm air is carried out through the window, through the hose.Such devices typically have a high level of noise.

Floor standing air conditioner
Selecting outdoor air conditioner is appropriate in the case of the need to maintain optimum microclimate in a small room

classic split system ↑

split system consists of an outdoor unit and connected to it by means of copper tubes and wires of the indoor unit.Multi split system comprises one outdoor unit connected to it and several indoor units (2 to 6).The classic split system low-noise, at maximum capacity, they are catching up the desired temperature when the air is heated again - renewing efforts.Staged at the maximum output is effective, but rather energy-intensive.

This is the type most in demand of air conditioners on the market today, thanks to the efficiency of operation, easy maintenance and operation

Split working on the inverter technology ↑

This split-system are different non-stop operation of the compressor.The room temperature is controlled by varying the power of his work, which saves energy and prolongs life.Compared with conventional air conditioners work energy savings is about 40%.In winter, the usual split-systems can fail because of freezing outdoor units.At inverter split systems limit of allowable temperature for efficient operation is much higher.

Tips for choosing conditioner ↑

On the market today there are air conditioners economy class, mid-priced and high-end, on a number of excellent performance, equipped with additional features.The question in the manner of "how to choose the right air conditioner midst of all this splendor," is not so difficult to resolve.It is important, above all, compliance requirements.To maintain a comfortable climate can be enough secondary air conditioner or economy class (depending on required capacity).Multiple air filtration (can be useful prone to allergies), protection from drafts (actual, if the house children or prone to colds adult), heated air (especially handy in the offseason) - these and other additional features complete the standard functions of elite conditioners prestigiousbrands.

often reflecting on "what brand of air conditioners select" examines the characteristics of the user and selects a certain favorite model.Then the question is modified, the manner of acquiring the wording "from which company to choose air conditioning" in search of the most favorable offer stops at a small online store, offering your favorite model with a solid discount.Indeed, this way you can save money, but there is a risk of default by further warranty.In the case of buying a large appliance store buyer receives not only the services of installation, but also the guarantee of service equipment.

Choice conditioner area is as follows: an average of 10 m2 has to 1 kW of cooling, should also take into account the height of the ceiling, the number of people residing in the premises, as well as heat from the operation of household appliances (TV, computer).

often in an attempt to improve the climate of the whole apartment the user does not come up with anything better than to choose the power of the air conditioner several times higher than required, in the hope that the powerful device provides the comfort of a larger area.In fact, the temperature sensor will react when the designated level and cooling stop.Remember that each room requires a separate air conditioning.