Bedfordshire is situated in the east of England. The average temperature in this area range form 1°c to 20°c. This has made Bedfordshire air conditioning an absolute necessity for the residents. All most all offices and middle class homes have an air conditioning units installed.
In order to enjoy the best benefits of an air conditioning unit, it is necessary to choose one wisely. Here are certain important things to consider when choosing an air conditioner.
Size of the room
The choice of air conditioner will greatly depend on the size of the room and the total area requiring air conditioning. The basic choice for homes is a window or spilt air conditioning. Larger homes will require central air conditioning.
This is also a huge deciding factor when choosing an air conditioner. Make sure that the unit you purchase suits your budget.
The technicalities of an air conditioning unit also play an important part in purchasing an air conditioning system for home. This includes considering the size of the area to be cooled. This facilitates in deciding the tonnage of the unit you will require. The price of the air conditioning unit tends to increase with tonnage (This is the power of the air conditioning system, also measured in kW). Usually window & split air conditioning are available in 0.60, 0.75, 1, 1.5 & 2 tons. The price of the air conditioning unit will vary with brands & manufacturers. The cooling capacity of air conditioner is directly proportional to its tonnage. It is measured in BTU/ hours or KCAL/ hour. The greater the number, the more powerful and efficient the unit is. The cooling capacity of a system of 1 ton is 3000 K cal/ hour or 12000 BTU/ hour.
Rough specifications according an area:
Area Rough guidline tonnage of unit
- 35sq.ft 0.75 ton
- 90-110sq.ft 1 ton
- 115-140sq.ft 1.25-ton
- 150-170sq.ft 1.50 ton
- 180-220sq. ft 1.75 ton.