Portable AC units have been growing in popularity in recent years. These units work by drawing in hot air from your home and then cooling it using a refrigerant. The cooled air is then circulated back into your home, providing you with a comfortable environment. Portable ACs are a great option for those who do not have central air conditioning or for those who want to supplement their existing AC unit.
What to Consider During Purchase
When purchasing a portable AC unit, it is important to consider the size of the unit and the BTU rating. The size of the unit will determine how much cooling power it has while the BTU rating will determine how much energy the unit uses.
Do Portable AC Units Use a Lot of Energy?
No, portable AC units are actually very energy efficient. They use less energy than central AC units. However, it’s important to keep in mind that you will need multiple portable ACs to cool a larger home, so the energy use can quickly add up.
What Are the Benefits of Using a Portable AC Unit?
There are many benefits to using a portable AC unit. They are energy efficient, compact, and can be used in any room in your home. Portable AC units are also very easy to install, and they can be moved from one room to another as needed.
Are They Expensive Gadgets?
No, portable AC units are not expensive gadgets. You can find them for a reasonable price, typically anywhere between $200 and $1,000. Most homeowners can also install these units themselves, so you save on installation costs as well.
At Gatewood Heating & Air Conditioning, Inc., we can help you choose an AC unit for your home and install it for you to ensure maximum efficiency. We also repair and maintain portable, central, and ductless ACs. If you need heating services, we’re available to assist as well. In addition, our team provides refrigeration and air quality services and solutions. Contact us today to learn more about our offerings or schedule an appointment.