Deciding which type of AC installation is right for you can lead you to a search engine filled with a slew of different opinions. But have you actually figured out which one is more efficient so you can get the most out of what you’re paying for? Let us help you break it down.
There are many perks to having a central AC unit in your home. Here are the ones that stand out the most:
- Even cooling: With a central AC unit, your home will have even cooling throughout. This means there will be no ‘hot spots’ or warm places because the unit is able to reach all of the vents it is meant to cover in your home.
- Air filtration: Air filters are a must in any central AC unit so you can be sure that the air circulating in your home is clear and clean. This can also help with allergies.
- Energy efficiency: Because the system is central to the home and has been improved throughout the years, it is much more energy efficient than a window AC unit.
Window AC Unit
This type of system does have some perks of its own. These include:
- Cooling a single room: If all you need in your home is one room cooled down, this is probably the unit for you. Or if you’re renting a home and you don’t have the ability to install a central AC unit, this is not a bad alternative.
- Low cost: Because the system is only focused on one to two rooms, the cost is low. There is not a major installation cost, and the unit itself is not as expensive as a central AC unit.
There are some downsides to mention. A window AC unit is not as energy efficient because it focuses all of its energy in one spot. This should be taken into consideration when deciding which unit is right for your home.
Between a central AC unit and a window AC unit, it’s clear that a central AC unit far exceeds a window unit in energy efficiency. Once you’ve decided it’s time to make the switch to a central AC unit, contact ATX Air!