Functions of an Air Conditioner Types of Air Conditioners About Window ACs Split ACs Portable ACs Advantages/Disadvantages. It is wort paying a tribute to those pioneers whose invention the Air Conditioner, helps make summers bearable.
Types of Air Conditioners:
1) Window Air Conditioners, 2) Split Air Conditioners, 3) Cassette Air Conditioners, 4) Portable Air Conditioners
1) More About Window ACs
window ACs are fitted in a specially cut opening through the wall or window. All components of the AC are housed in a single box.
|Require little installation effort, as compared to Split Air Conditioners||Quite noisy|
|Less costly, as compared to split Air Conditioners||Not suitable for large areas|
|One self-contained integral unit||Aesthetically good Split not as as Air Conditioners|
2) More About Split ACs
Split ACs are split into two functioning components 1- The Compressor/ Condenser Unit located outside the house 2- The section that contains the Evaporator is installed within the house
|Powerful output, hence suitable for large rooms||Needs to be installed by using the help of professionals|
|Quiet operation||More expensive than Portable/Window Air Conditioners|
|Attractive designs||Has two separate units- the internal and the external unit, hence requires effort to connect the two units by means of drilling fixlng.|
More About Portable ACs
As the name indicates portable air conditioners do not require fixed installation as compared to window and split air conditioners. These air conditioners are used when there is no space out side or there are restrictions on the placement of the outdoor chilling unit in the apartment in case of split air conditioners.
|Easy to install||Not suitable for large areas|
|Cheaper than Split & Window Air Conditioners||Aesthetically not as good as Split Air Conditioners|
|The hosepipes can be longer or shorter depending on the location of the AC.||Higher noise levels when compared to Split and Window ACs|