When an Air Conditioning (AC) system is not working at its peak, that often becomes apparent in costs and comfort. Sometimes systems continue to provide comfort even when they are poorly maintained, however, although they usually cause higher (hidden) utility costs. How can air conditioning provide comfort if it is not working at its peak?
Once you have set the temperature on your thermostat, for instance, to 69°F, the thermostat will keep the AC unit running until the room
(Source: energy.gov) Air Conditioners use electric energy to transfer heat and humidity from the interior of your home or office to the relatively warmer outside environment. They employs the same operating principles and basic components as your home refrigerator. The basic concept is that a chemical called refrigerant, loops from inside the home to outside and back again, absorbing and casting out heat in the process. Simply put, the refrigerant comes into the home cold, it