It’s not just the quality of air that you’re paying for.
In a new report by consulting firm Aon Hewitt, we asked the experts to share what it takes to build an air-conditioning system that’s not only comfortable, but a pleasure to use.
“The key is to use smart design, not just a bunch of cheap electronics,” says John K. Burt, chief executive of KPMG.
“You want the best equipment to go into the best conditions.”
A new generation of air-cooling systems The new generation is not just about technology, but the way it’s delivered, too.
The most significant change in the last decade or so has been the use of smart-technology cooling systems.
The main component of this has been air-drying systems.
They use sensors to detect the temperature of the room and the temperature difference between air and air-filled space, which causes the air to dry out.
“If you have a thermostat and you want it to go down to 70 degrees Fahrenheit, you can turn it off,” says Tom N. Graziano, the vice president of sales and marketing for Sperry Energy, a unit of Sperrys, which is a subsidiary of Nestlé Plc.
This saves energy and can help prevent colds.
But the main challenge with these cooling systems is how to keep them running.
A lot of these coolers come with a “hardware temperature-control module” that runs at a high-level, and the thermostats have to be adjusted to keep the temperature between 80 and 85 degrees.
“It’s kind of a nightmare to have to do,” says Grazian.
“A lot of times, the thermo-control can go for hours.”
It can be frustrating.
But if the problem is that the thermonuclear thermostatic system is too hot, or the thermodilator can’t control the air flow, you don’t need to worry.
The next step is to find an air filter.
A good one can be as simple as a small box that holds a tiny amount of air, says N. C. Pritchard, senior director of business development at the National Association of Home Appliance Manufacturers.
“There are a lot of things you can do to improve the air quality, such as using a filter that’s a little thicker, or you can change the size of the filter to improve its ability to dissipate heat,” he says.
But Pritcher says it can be difficult to get the right one.
“What you need to know is what you’re buying,” he adds.
“That’s the most critical thing.”
You can’t buy a great air conditioner without a good filter, but you can buy one that has the right size and will fit your home.
That is the first step.
The second step is choosing a proper air filter for your room.
The size and shape of the pipe is very important.
Picking a good size pipe can be a matter of trial and error.
“This can be really frustrating for people who live in older homes or have older buildings,” says Pritchers.
Pairs of filters are typically the same size and are available at home improvement stores. “
The first step is finding the right type of filter.
Pairs of filters are typically the same size and are available at home improvement stores.
Pipes should be about 1/4 to 1/2 inch (18 to 32 millimeters) in diameter, according to the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air Conditioning Engineers.
If you have to choose, you should also consider the shape of your room, and if you have kids, which pipes are going to fit your son or daughter best?
Pipes can be made from stainless steel, aluminum, titanium, copper, zinc, magnesium or any other metal.
Or the air going out the bottom?” says Prischard. “
Do I want the air coming out of the top and in?
Or the air going out the bottom?” says Prischard.
“Or the air in?
That’s what you want to consider.”
If you can find a good quality filter, it should be the best value, says Priesons.
“When you go to buy one, you want a filter with a good flow, and a flow that’s the right amount,” he continues.
“Make sure you buy one with a really good quality seal.”
And it’s important to consider the flow and pressure of the air you’re going to use for the air filter, too, says Grosiano.
“Is it going to be OK in the summertime, when you want the water in your home to be cooler, or is it going on your radiator, and what’s going to happen if it leaks?”
He also recommends that you choose the right temperature-controlled air conditioners. “Depending