The electrical current (measured in Amperes or ‘amps‘ for short) needed to run an air conditioner is directly proportional to how much the AC unit will affect your electricity bill. In most cases, people are interested in how many amps does a 5,000 BTU air conditioner use. Of course, you also have 6,000, 8,000, 12,000, … Read more How Many Amps Does A 5,000 – 18,000 BTU Conditioner Use?
Only two types of people ask “How long do AC units last?”. These are: People who’re looking to buy a new air conditioner. People who have an existing AC unit for about 10-20 years and are wondering if they have to replace it. Air conditioners don’t last forever. In due time, they have to be … Read more How Long Do AC Units Last? (Interval: 10 To 25 Years)
So many people face this problem: “I have a small 12 x 12 room, how many BTU air conditioner do I need?” For small rooms, even the smallest 3,000 BTU air conditioner would suffice. However, when you check the window and portable air conditioner, you realize that most of them have 8,000 BTU to 15,000 … Read more 8 Smallest Air Conditioners For Small Room (10×10, 12×12, 14×14)
Portable air conditioners are, above all, easy to use and effective. In most aspects, the inner workings of the portable air conditioners are similar to that of a standard refrigerator. Portable AC units are much easier to install than any other AC unit (prepared right out of the box). Obviously, they have a much greater … Read more How Do Portable Air Conditioners Work? Basic Principles + Tips
The ductless mini split AC units are known as the most energy-efficient air conditioning type. Energy-efficiency is denoted by a SEER rating. The most energy-efficient mini split air conditioners can have a SEER rating above 20. In short, they can produce an incredible amount of cooling power for a fraction of electricity costs (compared to … Read more 7 Best Ductless Mini Split AC Units With Highest SEER Ratings
Out of 5+ million air conditioners being sold in the US in 2019 (Source: statista.com), almost a million of them where the ones being mounted on a window. What makes window AC units so popular? Well, that’s simple. They are more energy-efficient than portable air conditioners, much easier to install (and a lot cheaper) than … Read more 9 Best Window AC Units Based On Specs (+ Quick Buyer’s Guide)
The energy-efficiency of any portable air conditioner is expressed with an EER rating. Basically, EER rating is the ratio between useful cooling effect (in BTU) and electrical power (in W). The best portable air conditioners are the most energy-efficient ones. An energy efficient portable AC unit can save you up to $70 per year. In … Read more 12 Best Portable Air Conditioner To Buy In 2020 (Based On Specifications)
You will rarely find a home that doesn’t need an air conditioner in the summer. In fact, more than 2/3 of homes in the US have some sort of residential type of air conditioner. Obviously, there are more than 10 types of air conditioners you can choose from. The choice of a particular AC unit … Read more 10 Popular Air Conditioner Types And Price Ranges [With Pictures]