Do we know the right machine can help us to maintain and retain the best cozy temperature inside our home?
Yes, in the heat of the summer, the air conditioner could be our best friend. One day coming home in scratching heat and unbearable, and the machine stops working in the middle. I don’t want it to happens to anyone, but what if it does, you’ll be scrambling to find a replacement fast. To make the decision easier, here are some quick tips on buying a new machine.
Get the right size: Size doesn’t mean its physical size, but the cooling capacity of the unit. Machines are sized in tons, so need to decide how many tons unit we need to cool our home is an important decision. A professional technician will do a load calculation to determine what size unit is needed as per the house. Apart from being just cooling device, these new-age air conditioners are also high on innovative features like humidity control, air purification, and a newly launched feature that repels mosquitoes in a non-toxic way to enjoy a sound sleep, especially in a season where serious epidemics like dengue, malaria are at their peak.
Get the energy-efficient machines: Brands have set their standards for the energy efficiency of an air conditioner. The higher the SEER rating is, the more efficient the machine s. A higher rating will also make the unit more expensive, but the amount you save on your energy bill makes it worth the investment.
Understand warranty details: One of the most important aspects to look for while buying an air conditioner is its warranty. Most manufacturers provide a minimum warranty of one to two years. Some manufacturers also provide an additional warranty for crucial components such as the compressor. The warranty period for these components is usually much longer than the comprehensive warranty provided on the machine, but different brands can have different conditions and restrictions. It is always a good idea to read over the details of the warranty before deciding on a system. There are more options on a warranty where we can extend few more years by paying a little amount, so keep in mind.
It’s our hard earn money, so we need to make a smart investment by choosing an air conditioner that meets and fulfills our requirements and offers us the joy of ownership.