5 Things You Need to Know Before Installing an AC Unit

When your HVAC system functions, it aggregates dust in key ranges influencing its productivity, similar to the gathering coils and air channels. Left unchecked, your cooling system can lose 5% of its operational productivity every year due to this development, which means it can't cool your home as proficiently as it could if it were dirt free.

Numerous cooling and heating companies offer low-estimated, preventive support administration contracts — costing everything they'll clean and administer your HVAC unit and change your air filter. A few companies even offer rebates if you agree to a yearly arrangement and will give favored booking to preventive support clients ought an issue emerge during the bustling season for A/C maintenance in Dubai.

Are you planning on installing an AC unit soon? Here are some things to know before you start the process.

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Studies show that our productivity decreases as temperatures get higher. When temperatures become too hot, we tend to make more errors. However, the same research showed that employees and ordinary people maintain efficiency and are more productive when air conditioning is used to lower high temperatures.

Are you thinking about installing an AC unit?

It may be time to update your current HVAC system.
Whether your concern is for employees' productivity or comfort in your home, here are some things to keep in mind about installing an AC.

When we discuss size, we are not referring to the dimensions of the air conditioning unit. Instead, we're talking BTUs (British Thermal Units). BTUs are the amount of energy required to cool a particular area. The larger the site, the more cooling power your AC system needs.

Check out this handy BTU calculator for a quick estimate of the BTUs you'll need.
Energy Efficiency

When deciding on a reliable company to install an AC unit, remember to ask about the suggested unit's energy efficiency ratio (EER).

EER measures how well a heating and cooling system converts energy into hot or cold air. It is expressed as BTUs per watt. The better air conditioning units have a high EER.

When choosing an AC system, make sure it is ENERGY STAR certified. With this rating, you can rest assured you're purchasing the best quality and efficiency available.


Your new cooling equipment will have a manufacturer's warranty. The length of the contract will depend on the manufacturer but should be at least 10 to 15 years.

Ask your installation professional what the warranty covers. It should cover the equipment and parts of the machine.

It's also a good idea to consider an extended warranty. These typically cover the cost of parts and prices for repairs, plus add additional years to the standard warranty.

Maintenance Required After Installing an AC

Your air conditioning repair experts should perform the following maintenance regularly:

Evaluate the settings on the thermostat to make sure it's running efficiently.
Check electrical connections and tighten them when necessary.
Reduce motor friction by oiling the moving parts.
Check the condensation drain for blockage and remove materials that may be plugging it.

Clean the evaporator core and the tubes of the condenser unit.

It is recommended that air filters are replaced every 90-120 days (Note: this particular maintenance task should be handled by the home or building owner in most cases)

Keeping a regular maintenance schedule will ensure your new air conditioning system lasts. A well-maintained system will last anywhere from 15 to 20 years.
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