The air conditioning in hot summer days in Sydney is expensive yet necessary. Your air conditioner has to work harder to keep your home cool and comfortable around the clock. So, during the hotter seasons, your AC unit uses more energy, costing about fifty percent of your overall monthly energy bill. Since you have no control over electricity, the only way is to use preventive measures for making your air conditioner works as efficiently as possible.
So, before calling a qualified air conditioner repair Sydney service for efficiency issue, you can try the followings useful tips to help improve your air conditioner’s efficiency and make your home cooler at lesser energy cost.
Keep air filters clean
Dirty filters can slow down air circulation that makes your air conditioner work harder and consume more energy. If your AC’s efficiency does not improve even after cleaning dirty air filters, then replacing it is the right option and cleaning it on regular basis to ensure the air filters remain clean.
Seal leaky ducts
Sealing leaky ducts is another crucially important thing to improve efficiency of your air conditioner. Then wrap the ducts with fiberglass insulation for more energy savings.
Clean debris from outdoor unit
Trashes, plants, leaves, bushes, bird feathers, etc, can become lodged in and around your outer AC unit that reduce the efficiency of your air conditioner. Cleaning debris as well as trimming plants or grasses in and around your AC unit is important.
Ensure your unit is shaded
By shading your AC unit either by a setting up a cover over it or by some natural overhead trees, sun’s heat can be blocked that help air conditioner works more with more efficiency.
Insulate your home for any air leaks
Air leaking from your home makes your air conditioning unit works longer and harder, leading to additional cooling cost. So, all the air leaks should be checked and insulated.
Even after trying the above mentioned tips, if your air con unit is still not functioning efficiently, engaging a professional air conditioner service Sydney will be necessary. Our skilled and experienced technicians can diagnose your unit and perform the required repairs and make your air conditioner runs with more efficiency than ever before.