Are you tired of the heat in Singapore? Does it seem as though the heat and humidity levels are getting worse every year? If you are thinking about air conditioner installation Singapore for your home, there are some things to keep in mind. The first thing to keep in mind is that the newer air conditioners that are on the market not only add value to your home, but they are more energy efficient than older models.
Also, keep in mind that if you are not experienced or skilled in installing air conditioners, you will need to hire a professional technician to do so.
What Size Do You Need?
Before you purchase an air conditioner for installation, you need to know the unit size that is best for your home. One that is too small will not cool the entire home effectively, and one that is too big can actually make your home feel clammy from the additional moisture in the air.
The technician will be able to determine the best unit for your home based on the amount of heat that can be removed by the air conditioner in one hour. This is known as the Tonnage measurement system and it is based on the fact that one ton of ice can be melted by 12,000 BTU in one hour. In comparison, a one-ton air conditioner can emit 12,000 BTU in one hour.
Requirements For Installation
If your home has never had a central air-conditioning unit, the technician will need to create a new circuit breaker in your home’s electrical panel and run wiring throughout the foundation. In addition, new ductwork and new mounting will also need to be installed before the air conditioning unit is installed. The mounting can be metal brackets or a concrete slab. It is important that this work is completed properly to avoid injury to yourself or the technician.
The tools that are needed to properly install the air conditioner are not those that are found in the toolbox of a typical home. The technician will use a range of tools such as:
• Pipe cutter
• Vacuum pump
• Refrigerant manifold gauge
• Hose set
The area that will be used to hold the air conditioner should be made of concrete, wood or another type of composite material. Any weather-resistant material that is constructed for long term outdoor use would be acceptable.
Choose A Suitable Location
The technician will work with you to find a central location for the unit so it will distribute air evenly throughout the house. The location will also need to be close to an external wall so the drainage pipes, wiring that are connected to the unit can be accessed easily. In addition, the drainage pipe will need to be positioned so the water will drain and not pool around the exterior wall.
Finally, the technician should ensure that all controls, especially the thermostat, is within hands reach in case the equipment needs to be turned off.
There are many factors to keep in mind when installing an air conditioning unit. Therefore, it is advisable to hire a professional technician for the installation process instead of attempting to install it as a DIY home project. Billy Aircon is a reputable company in Singapore that has serves hundreds of clients each year. Find out more at Billy Aircon Servicing & Repair Singapore, Address: 35 Circuit Rd, Singapore 370035 or call them at +65 9456 0875