Need a new AC and are curious about the installation process?
While there are plenty of maintenance tasks you can DIY to care for your HVAC system, AC installation isn’t one of them.
Here’s a high level overview of what considerations go into an AC installation. Luckily, you can rely on the expert HVAC technicians at Moss to evaluate your space and choose the best location for your new system.
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Want your AC to be effective without outputting arctic temperatures? HVAC systems are investments. Not only do the system and technicians installing it matter, but so does the location of the unit.
That’s why your HVAC technician will determine the appropriate place for AC installation. If you are building a new home, it’s best to have an AC specialist swing by to determine where to create the best space. This could potentially affect your AC replacement. However, we can help you find assistance to build out or alter the appropriate space to accommodate your new system.
Choosing the best place for AC installation is more than finding a closet it will slip into. In fact, you need ample space of at least 10 to 15 centimeters around the top and sides of your unit.
Since not all AC systems are the same size, you and your HVAC technician will need to look at the specifications closely. Otherwise, you won’t have proper airflow. This will make your system work harder to expel heat. In turn, you will likely see your energy costs rise and potentially damage your compressor.
Another factor to consider for your AC installation is the height of the room it will be placed in. For instance, if your ceiling is 10 feet high, then your ideal AC system placement is about 7 to 8 feet off the floor.
This will help cool airflow throughout the room. Plus, it will prevent the AC from using excess energy to cool the hot air that rises to the ceiling.
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In addition to the proper placement and spacing around your system, the strength of the adjacent walls must also be taken into account.
We rely on our HVAC systems to do a lot of work. They run all night and day, cooling our homes and businesses. That output causes vibrations. If the surrounding structure isn’t strong enough, it can damage the walls.
Whether you need an AC installation or a regular tune-up, Moss - Heating | Cooling has your solutions. Our expert AC technicians can answer your questions and handle any necessary repairs. When you use Moss, you’ll know that you’re getting a professional and ethical experience from the best HVAC company in the business.