Any person living in South Florida will tell you that a home air conditioning unit is one of the best – if not the best – investments you could make for your home. Even though we love the warmth the Sunshine State affords us, we can admit that there are times that it can be a bit too much to handle. On those days marked by sweltering heat, there is nothing better than coming back to a cool, air-conditioned home. While we may have endless appreciation for home air conditioning units, very few of us know what really happens in those mysterious boxes that seem to magically keep the air in our homes at a comfortable temperature.
Intuitively it may seem like home air conditioning units work by purely cooling the air that comes into your house. While this is a part of the process, another critical aspect of home air conditioning is that of heat removal, where the AC’s components work together to leave cool air behind and keep the temperature in your home regulated.
To understand how home air conditioning works, one needs to know what an air conditioning unit is comprised of. Essentially, an AC is divided into two main parts: one half inside of your home containing an evaporator coil and a filter, and an outer half with a condensing coil, fan and compressor.
Your air conditioner operates by these two halves working in tandem in an intricate way:
Any questions? Art Plumbing, Air Conditioning & Electric have the answers to all of your home air conditioning needs. Whether you’re in need of a new AC system, general AC maintenance or emergency AC repairs, we are more than happy to help!
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