Air Conditioning - The Basics

Air conditioning is expensive to add to homes that do not have ducts. Air conditioning equipment usually reduces the humidity of the air processed by the system. The relatively cold (below the dew point ) evaporator coil condenses water vapor from the processed air, much as a cold drink will condense water on the outside of a glass. The water is drained, removing water vapor from the cooled space and thereby lowering its relative humidity . Since humans perspire to provide natural cooling by the evaporation of perspiration from the skin, drier air (up to a point) improves the comfort provided. The comfort air conditioner is designed to create a 40% to 60% relative humidity in the occupied space. In food retail establishments, large, open chiller cabinets act as highly effective dehumidifiers Air Conditioning Depending on the age of your equipment, a new air conditioner can save as much as 50% of what your existing unit costs to operate. If your system is broken beyond repair or you want to upgrade due to safety or reliability concerns, a skilled technician can install a new system quickly to ensure maximum comfort in your home. They can help you choose from a wide variety of top-quality air conditioning products with extended warranties giving up to 10 years of coverage.
Air conditioning begins with the refrigerant entering the compressor, usually located at the bottom of the unit. At this point, the refrigerant is a cool gas. As the gas enters the compressor's inner chamber, the compressor squeezes the refrigerant and the gas becomes a very hot gas under high pressure. This hot gas goes through a series of condensing coils placed outside of the room being cooled. The heat dissipates into the outside air, much like a car's radiator dissipates heat from the engine coolant. Once the refrigerant reaches the end of these coils, it is significantly cooler and in liquid form Air conditioning systems are designed to allow the driver and/or passengers to feel more comfortable during uncomfortably warm, humid, or hot trips in a vehicle. Cars in hot climates are often fitted with air conditioning. There has been much debate and discussion on what the usage of an air conditioner does to the fuel efficiency of a vehicle. Factors such as wind resistance, aerodynamics and engine power and weight have to be factored into finding the true variance between using the air conditioning system and not using it when figuring out difference in actual gas mileage. Other factors on the impact on the engine and an overall engine heat increase can have an impact on the cooling system of the vehicle.
Air conditioning units work on basically the same principle as kitchen refrigerators, only without the box. Contrary to popular perception, air conditioning is not about adding cool air to the room, but more about drawing heat away from it. The end result is a space with significantly less heat, which makes it feel cooler to occupants. Air conditioning takes advantage of the effects of evaporation , much like a swab of alcohol makes a person's skin feel cooler as the liquid evaporates. The alcohol doesn't lower the person's skin temperature, but rather draws away heat from the air as it turns to a gas.
Air conditioning units contain a special chemical called a refrigerant , which has the unique ability to change from a gas to a liquid in a short amount of time. A refrigerant called freon is commonly used in air conditioning units, although there are other commercial refrigerants available. The refrigerant is pumped into the air conditioning unit at the factory, along with a small amount of lubricating oil for the compressor, an essential part of the air conditioning process.
------------------------------------- RC Air has been in business for over 25 years. RC Air is family owned and operated. RC Air specializes in air conditioning & heating installation and repair. We can also help you with duct cleaning advice and servicing. Serving San Bernardino, Ontario, Fontana, Glendora, La Verne, Rancho Cucamonga, Riverside, Corona, Chino & Orange County. We service all brands of air conditioners, Trane, Carrier, Honeywell, Day and Night Ect
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Air conditioning is expensive to add to homes that do not have ducts. Air conditioning equipment usually reduces the humidity of the air processed by the system. The relatively cold (below the dew point ) evaporator coil condenses water vapor from the processed air, much as a cold drink will condense water on the outside of a glass. The water is drained, removing water vapor from the cooled space and thereby lowering its relative humidity . Since humans perspire to provide natural cooling by the evaporation of perspiration from the skin, drier air (up to a point) improves the comfort provided. The comfort air conditioner is designed to create a 40% to 60% relative humidity in the occupied space. In food retail establishments, large, open chiller cabinets act as highly effective dehumidifiers Air Conditioning Depending on the age of your equipment, a new air conditioner can save as much as 50% of what your existing unit costs to operate. If your system is broken beyond repair or you want to upgrade due to safety or reliability concerns, a skilled technician can install a new system quickly to ensure maximum comfort in your home. They can help you choose from a wide variety of top-quality air conditioning products with extended warranties giving up to 10 years of coverage.
Air conditioning begins with the refrigerant entering the compressor, usually located at the bottom of the unit. At this point, the refrigerant is a cool gas. As the gas enters the compressor's inner chamber, the compressor squeezes the refrigerant and the gas becomes a very hot gas under high pressure. This hot gas goes through a series of condensing coils placed outside of the room being cooled. The heat dissipates into the outside air, much like a car's radiator dissipates heat from the engine coolant. Once the refrigerant reaches the end of these coils, it is significantly cooler and in liquid form Air conditioning systems are designed to allow the driver and/or passengers to feel more comfortable during uncomfortably warm, humid, or hot trips in a vehicle. Cars in hot climates are often fitted with air conditioning. There has been much debate and discussion on what the usage of an air conditioner does to the fuel efficiency of a vehicle. Factors such as wind resistance, aerodynamics and engine power and weight have to be factored into finding the true variance between using the air conditioning system and not using it when figuring out difference in actual gas mileage. Other factors on the impact on the engine and an overall engine heat increase can have an impact on the cooling system of the vehicle.
Air conditioning units work on basically the same principle as kitchen refrigerators, only without the box. Contrary to popular perception, air conditioning is not about adding cool air to the room, but more about drawing heat away from it. The end result is a space with significantly less heat, which makes it feel cooler to occupants. Air conditioning takes advantage of the effects of evaporation , much like a swab of alcohol makes a person's skin feel cooler as the liquid evaporates. The alcohol doesn't lower the person's skin temperature, but rather draws away heat from the air as it turns to a gas.
Air conditioning units contain a special chemical called a refrigerant , which has the unique ability to change from a gas to a liquid in a short amount of time. A refrigerant called freon is commonly used in air conditioning units, although there are other commercial refrigerants available. The refrigerant is pumped into the air conditioning unit at the factory, along with a small amount of lubricating oil for the compressor, an essential part of the air conditioning process.
------------------------------------- RC Air has been in business for over 25 years. RC Air is family owned and operated. RC Air specializes in air conditioning & heating installation and repair. We can also help you with duct cleaning advice and servicing. Serving San Bernardino, Ontario, Fontana, Glendora, La Verne, Rancho Cucamonga, Riverside, Corona, Chino & Orange County. We service all brands of air conditioners, Trane, Carrier, Honeywell, Day and Night Ect
Call us today for a free estimate
Visit us at http://www.rc-airconditioning.com /
RC Air 8327 Orange St. Rancho Cucamonga, CA 91701 (909) 465-3574
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