How to use sustainable and effective air conditioning
Choosing the right capacity, setting the right temperature and cleaning it regularly are ways to increase the efficiency and longevity of room air conditioners.
The life and efficiency of the air conditioner depends on the usage and maintenance by the user. In general, an air conditioner has a lifespan of 10-15 years, but in most cases, if not used properly, it will only last 6-7 years.
Choose the right capacity
Equipment with the right capacity for the site will last a long time. If the cooling capacity is too low in relation to the room area, the machine has to work continuously, which leads to overloading, reduced service life and higher energy consumption. On the other hand, installing a high-capacity air conditioner to cool the environment wastes energy and increases the initial cost.
When the area is less than 15m2, the suitable power is usually 1HP, 15-20m2 room 1.5HP, 20-30m2 room 2HP. Cooling performance can be affected by many other factors: building materials, direct heat sources, number of people in the room, rooms with many electronic devices, windows in the room, etc. Users can make deductions according to the actual situation. Additional 0.5 – 1 HP when purchasing a product.
Don’t let the temperature get too cold
The lower the temperature, the more electricity the air conditioner consumes. The temperature difference in the room to the outside world is very large, which is not good for health. Users should allow a temperature difference of more than 10 degrees Celsius (preferably 7 degrees Celsius) and additional electric fans to make the space wider and save more electricity.
Another tip: do not run the machine when the temperature is too low. Not only can’t provide fast cooling effect, but also consume a lot of power, waste it and damage the machine. It is best to leave it at 25 degrees Celsius for 5-10 minutes and then increase or decrease the temperature.
Before each peak season, families need to make sure their air conditioners are working and not wasting electricity. The number of service intervals depends on the area and frequency of use, typically twice a year. In addition, users can clean the machine themselves at home. Self-cleaning parts such as masks, filters.
After using the mask, users only need to wipe it with a dry cloth and let it dry naturally. The air filter should be cleaned every 2 weeks. Users only need to remove the indoor unit and clean the filter dust with a cloth. Blow the blender in the opposite direction to the dust cover and do not use water with a temperature higher than 40 degrees Celsius. Close the machine when the machine is completely dry.
In addition, some modern air conditioners such as Aqua have a self-cleaning function for the indoor unit. Users just need to press the SELF CLEAN button on the remote control while the device is running to wake it up. At this time, the fan in the indoor unit stops working and starts the cooling process.” The indoor unit fan turns on again and performs the defrosting process. The snow melts into the water jet, washes the dirt, and then the indoor fan dries it to restrict bacteria and mold and protect the user’s health.
Install it correctly.
Correct installation of the air conditioner is one of the most important requirements that affect the life of the machine. Air conditioners should be installed in a place with less sunlight, especially in the shade of the house, so as not to be exposed to the sun too often. As a result, the machine protects the machine by reducing the temperature of the cooled air by 3-5 degrees Celsius and saves electricity.
In addition, the air conditioner installation area requires less dust and suitable height for proper maintenance and repair.