What to Look for in a High-efficiency Air Conditioner
With London’s weather being slightly erratic during the summertime, homes and condos can definitely benefit from a centralized cooling system.
ENERGY STAR CERTIFICATION
Units that adhere to strict EPA guidelines to earn an Energy Star rating These units are more energy efficient are less expensive to operate and produce fewer greenhouse emissions.
Seer, or seasonal energy efficiency ratio, is the amount of cooling an air conditioner can push out per unit of energy consumed. The higher the rating, the more efficient it will be.
The most energy smart AC units will keep you cool without putting a huge dent in your energy budget. We compare dozens of Canadian brands to help you make smarter decisions in energy.
From temperature control, power settings and remote controls, features are an important part of any purchasing decision.
We breakdown the price of hundreds of units by brand and region and even tell you what to expect with the installation.
What good is being cool if you can’t hear yourself think? Compare the best units not just on price and features, but on their decibel level, too.
From a practical point of view, we can make your choice simple warranty information on the top brands in the country.
Important Questions When You’re Choosing a New Air Conditioner
How much space are you cooling?
If you live in a condo rather than in a house, you’ll need to look at models that can efficiently cool your unit.
What condition are your air ducts in?
With Central air, you may want an expert to inspect the quality of your ducts, which might impede the flow of air in your home.
How long will you live in your home?
If you’re on intending to stay in your home for the long haul, it might be wiser to invest in a more cost-effective system.