The Different Kinds of AC Units to Choose From

How to cool your home is an important decision. You want to pick the right AC unit for the job. Depending on where the AC unit will be installed and how it will be used will help to determine which AC unit is right for you. To help you make the right decision, we are going to discuss four different kinds of AC units available on the market.

air conditioner are inside one or two AC units

  1. Window units – These are a popular option for cooling a single room. They can sit in a window or a cut out of the wall.
  2. Central air conditioner – This type of air conditioning will cool an entire house. All the components of the air conditioner are inside one or two AC units that sit either on the roof or on a slab of concrete just outside of your home.
  3. Portable units – This type of AC unit can be moved from one room to another depending on the homeowner’s needs. All the parts are contained within a single box and the box is plugged into an outlet. The exhaust is funneled out an open window.
  4. Mini-split air conditioners (ductless) – This system allows for each individual room to be cooled to different temperatures. There is an outdoor compressor and condenser and several indoor air-handling units. Tubing connects the indoor and outdoor components. This type of an AC unit is very efficient.

Here at Air Assault Air Conditioning & Heating, we are well versed in all the different types of AC units. We are happy to consult with you to help you decide which type of AC unit is right for you home.