Friday, January 30, 2015

Major Things need to know about the AC’s

Hey Friends, last month I had found something in a research on types of Air Conditioners available in the market. And I found something for you. Here I am sharing all my knowledge on ACs.

There are many types of air conditioners available in the market like window AC, central AC, ductless, split, portable, and unitary and PTAC. You will be getting confused easily with so much of options. All these are different in working and terminology. Each one has different installation methods, energy rating, maintenance, advantages and guidelines. Here are 5 top most things you have to remember about the air conditioners. 

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Air Conditioners in Home
Types of AC:

window ac
Window AC
Window air conditioner is the most popular AC and can fit easily most windows with some support. Another one is portable AC that can be used anywhere in the house or office to cool specific portion. They do not need permanent installation. They support central HVAC system (Heating, Ventilating, and Air Conditioner). Built-in air conditioners are best for permanent operations. They are versatile with both air operations.

Ductless or Split AC is known as PTAC, technically. They are majorly used in offices, hotels and apartments. A split AC is divided into 2 units – first is an exterior condensing unit and second is an interior evaporative unit, connecting with a tube passing through the wall. Central air conditioners are basically designed for homes as they have noise free operations with high performance. 

Cooling Capacity:

 Cooling Capacity of every AC depends on its size. The AC size depends on the size of the room. An air conditioner that is small for a room would not cool the area properly, while another one that is too big will make the room over cold and sticky. AC Cooling capacity is measured in BTU (British Thermal Units). Measure your room in square feet and use a BTU calculator to determine the ideal thermal units for your room. Stuffed rooms, sunlight and high ceilings can increase the BTU need for your space.

Energy Efficient:

While all types of ACs have more or less the similar functioning and purpose, energy savings can vary from model to model. Energy Star Rating and EER number determine an AC’s energy efficiency. If you want an AC that consumes less energy and gives better energy output, look for the AC with energy star rating. EER number is a measurement of the BTUs an air conditioner consumes for each watt of power. So the higher the Energy Efficiency Ratio number, the most energy efficiency you get from an air conditioner. 

Electricity Requirements:

Check ACs specifications for the electrical equipments and be assured your system meets its needs. You will require analyzing the amperage available, voltage requirements as well as assure that the outlet is within the reach of the cord. Room ACs generally work on 115 V, 125 V or 220 V circuits. Air conditioners with cooling capacity below 15,000 BTUs work on 115 V to 125 volt circuits. Air Conditioners with cooling capacity above 15,000 BTUs work on the 220 V circuits. You might require to get special wiring if the current system does not meet the AC’s requirements. 

Installation & Maintenance:

Window Ac is very simple to install and remove. In Portable AC, no permanent installation required. They can be mounted on casters and move easily any time. Built-in ACs are more complex to install and remove.

You must follow some steps to maintain your AC periodically. For window AC, a foam weather strip requires to be installed around the system. If you don’t want to use your AC during winter season, store it away. Through cleaning is must on an annual basis. These were the top things you need to know about the AC system. However, if you are planning to buy an AC, consider all above mention things. I think it will be helpful for you.  

Monday, January 5, 2015

Things to Remember while Purchasing a Geyser

Geyser is the appliance that is commonly used in homes. They are used in winters for getting warm water for purposes like bathing and washing clothes. People are getting confused while purchasing water geyser, sometimes they are not able to find a difference between various geysers that fulfill their family requirement and fit in their budget. Now, let us discuss about the major aspects that need to be remembering while purchasing a geyser.

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Geyser Repairing Services in Vasundhra Enclave

Types of Geysers
Two types of geysers available in market

1)      Electric Geyser – These types of geysers are equipped with electric equipments. These kinds of geysers work at higher temperature and consume more electricity. They are simpler to use and require minimal maintenance.  

2)      Gas Geyser – These geysers are using LPG and Propane gas for water heating. This geyser can be used by those who have gas pipe connection at home. These geysers are more economical as compared to electric geyser. 

Storage or Tank less Geysers

Tank Geysers contain inbuilt tank for storing cool water that can be heated as per the requirement. These storage geysers are available in different capacities. It is good to choose the geyser based on the number of family members.
Tank less Geyser provides hot water instantly, so it is also known as instant water geyser. It offers frequent flow of warm water. These types of geyser are design for a small family and endow high efficiency as they do not waste water. They are used for washbasins and dishwashers.

Storage Geysers
Geysers in Bathroom
Architecture and Design
Architecture and design of geyser is matter a lot because most homes have smaller bathrooms so, it is necessary to select a small and perfectly designed geyser that does not compromise on its efficiency. These days, most geysers have a shiny finish on their outer steel body and are available in several colors. Choose a geyser such that it mixes with your bathroom’s interiors. Some geysers also have a rust-proof body, which provides a long life. 

Geysers Architecture
Geyser Architecture
Geysers Features
Thermostat is an important feature of geyser. It is used to adjust the water temperature as per the convenience. This feature is available in all models. These days some modern geyser models allow users to select temperature manually. Some high-end models has inbuilt digital meters for displaying the accurate water temperature while few others allow to control the heating element according to the weather. Most modern models are come with the safety valves that control the temperature so that the water does not get overheated.

Geysers Features
Features of Geysers

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