Split System Air Conditioning near St Helena
Choosing the right cooling system for your St Helena house or commercial application is a critical decision. There are a number of factors that need to be considered such as, size of the area to be cooled, the ceiling heights, windows north facing and most importantly your specific needs.
A well-selected system will provide effective cooling to your household.
Our WRAPS selection process allows us to match you with the best air conditioner for your specific needs – taking into account both your budget and space.
Inverter Technology For Cooling
There are 2 types of air conditioning units, conventional units which operate the compressor at one constant speed switching on and off depending on the temperature setting. This is referred to as stop-start principle.
Inverter technology which most of the leading brands now use in their units allows the rotating speed of the compressor to move up or down depending on the required output of the unit and therefore never switches off completely. This can save up to 30-50% of your energy consumption by installing a unit with an inverter. These units also reach the desired temperature quicker and maintain it with minimal fluctuations.
Inverters are also able to operate at more extreme temperatures, and thus can be the only choice in some environments.
Split Systems Reverse Cycle Air Conditioners
Split system reverse cycle air conditioners have an outdoor condenser connected to an indoor unit that disburses the air in the zone it is positioned in. Connecting the two units is refrigerant pipe / electrical cabling and condensate drain. Outdoor units depending on the size of the condenser can be compact, quiet and depending on the model, can be located anywhere from 15m to 100m of the indoor unit thus allowing to make them almost invisible.
Split system air conditioner units are super economical and quiet. The indoor unit style can vary, either mounted on the wall / floor / within the ceiling [ducted], under ceiling mounted [cassette]. These units have automated controls which be primied to operate within specific ranges. Split systems are ideal for those wanting to air condition one room, the whole home or zone the home to maximize efficiency.
Wall Mounted Splits in St Helena
Wall mounted units are designed to cool the room they are installed within. Wall mounted units come in all different types and are very economical. They also have air filtering capabilities, able to remove alergens, bacteria and even odours. Maintenance of an air-conditioner is required depending on the amount of use. Cleaning the filters should become a monthly habit to ensure the efficiency is not affected and ensure your 5 year manufactures warranty.
Ranging in capacity from 2kw through to 10kw, allowing the smallest bedroom to the largest living areas to be comfortable. The latest Mitsubishi Heavy Industries SRK92ZMA-S model was Choice Magazine [May 2014] recommended as the most efficient model on the market.
Multi Split Systems in St Helena
In circumstances where there is limited room on the outside of the St Helena property and no room for duct work, multi split systems are a great option.
A Multi System consists of one outdoor unit connected to a number of indoor units strategically placed in the planned zones. A multi-split system allows individual control of the air conditioning in each zone however each indoor unit must be set in the same mode.
The units are all wired and connected the same as a single split system but just with a few more indoor units connected.