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Air con comes in different shapes and sizes, but they are all operating for the same job; removing humidity and heat from the indoor air by providing cold air inside the home or any enclosed space. It returns the cooled air to your indoor space and will transfer all the unwanted humidity and heat outside.
A standard air con uses a specific chemical known as a refrigerant and has three main components, which are the evaporator coil, condenser coil, and compressor. All these components work together to quickly convert the gas to liquid and then back again. The compressor will raise the temperature and pressure of the refrigerant gas while sending it to the condenser coil, which will be converted to liquid.
The refrigerant will travel back indoors and will enter the evaporator coil. The liquid will then evaporate, thus cooling the indoor coil. The fan will blow indoor air across the cold evaporator coil, wherein the heat inside the home will be absorbed into the refrigerant. The air will be circulated throughout the area while the heated evaporated gas is sent to the compressor outside. This cycle will continue until the home reaches the needed temperature.
Air Con Components
As mentioned above, there are different components of an air conditioner. These components are responsible for how the air con works; here is a more detailed description of each of the components.
The warm air that comes from inside your home is drawn and passed through the valve, which will regulate the air flow. It will then blow over the evaporator coil, which will absorb the heat from the air. While the refrigerant inside the coils absorbs the heat, it will change back into gas and move towards the air con’s compressor.
An air conditioning system’s compressor acts as the pump, which will decrease the gas’ volume while also raining the temperature and pressure for the process of condensing.
The heat collected will be taken by the air con condenser from the inside of your home using the refrigerant but in vapor form. It will then be pumped outside, where the outside air will absorb the heat and change the state from a gas back to liquid.
Once the heat is moved outdoors, the cold refrigerant will travel back indoors to the air conditioner’s evaporator to repeat the cycle.
Health Benefits of Using Air Con
Removes Allergens and Particles
Air cons have a filter that can help remove allergens and particles, including dust and pollen, preventing them from circulating through the air. The filter will help clean the air that you and your family will breathe inside your home.
Reduces Risk of Heat Stroke
The risk of heatstroke is high as the temperature increases. With a properly working air conditioning system in place, the risk of heatstroke and other illnesses that are heat-related are also reduced.
Regulated temperatures, especially during the night, will help your quality of sleep. Keeping your home’s bedrooms cool will make you and your family comfortable while sleeping. You will have a well-rested day ahead of you.