Central air conditioning or central A/C is a system in which air is cooled at a central location and distributed to and from rooms by one or more fans and ductwork. Most modern central air conditioners are quiet and very energy-efficient Air Conditioning units. Central air conditioners are more efficient than room air conditioners, also they are convenient to operate.
Central Air Conditioners
There are two types of central air conditioners, it is either a split-system unit or a packaged unit.
- Split-system central air conditioner
An outdoor metal cabinet contains the condenser and compressor, and an indoor cabinet contains the evaporator.
- Packaged central air conditioner
The evaporator, condenser, and compressor are all located in one cabinet, which usually is placed on a roof or on a concrete slab next to the house's foundation.
This type of air conditioner also is used in small commercial buildings.
Installation of Central Air Conditioners
If your central air conditioner is installed correctly, it will perform efficiently for years with only regular routine maintenance required.
Nevada Residential Services Air Conditioning & Heating offers professional Installation of new Central AC Units in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Nevada Residential Services new central air conditioning system installation checklist:
- Choose a good place that allows adequate indoor space for the installation, maintenance, and repair of the new AC system.
- Install an access door in the furnace or duct to provide a way to clean the evaporator coil
- Use a proper duct-sizing methodology such as the Air Conditioning Contractors of America (ACCA)
- Ensure there are enough supply registers to deliver cool air in house and enough return air registers to bring warm air from house back to the AC unit
- Seal all ducts with duct mastic and heavily insulates attic ducts
- Locate the best possible place for a condensing unit where its noise will not keep you or your neighbors awake at night
- Place condensing unit in place where no nearby objects will block airflow to it
- Verify that the newly installed central air conditioning system has the exact refrigerant charge and airflow rate
- Locate the thermostat away from potential heat sources, such as windows or supply registers
How Central air conditioning Works