In the past people used to use a fan or wood pads for getting air. The invention of Air conditioner came into existence by seeing a technique used by the Arab countries, especially in Egypt. Where they use reeds were hung in the windows and were moistened with trickling water. The evaporation of water cooled the air blowing through the window. This process also made the air more humid, which can be beneficial in a dry desert climate.
The ancient people used different techniques to make their house cool and comfortable. Because of their efforts and contribution to the technology now we are making use of the latest Air conditioner. That is available in various sizes and for different purpose.
Air conditioner comprises of a refrigeration cycle that evolves around these four components 1) condensing coil, 2) expansion valve, 3) evaporator coil, 4) compressor. The air conditioner is of different types depending on their size and the type of mechanism or functions used in it. Like Heat pump (also called as a reverse cycle air conditioner), evaporative coolers (called as swamp coolers) and Free cooling.
Installation of Air conditioner is also varied depending on the number of rooms is to be cooled or depending on the area and some other factors like Window unit and packaged terminal, Split systems, Mini-split system, Central air conditioning, Portable split system, Portable hose system and Portable evaporative system.
The Air conditioner is of two types- comfort and process.
Comfort air conditioning that includes in areas like residential building, offices or industrial spaces and Process air conditioning includes laboratories, pharmaceutical companies, hospital theatres, food process, industrial areas, mining and many other similar areas.
Air conditioner pros
- It is used for cooling the room.
- In operation theatres for making the dust free environment.
- In Cinema Halls for comfort.
- In Industries or working areas for comfort of people.
- In Arab countries like areas where we can’t leave without AC.
- For food cooling.
Air conditioning cons
- Air conditioner releases toxic gases that is not good for health.
- Too much use of AC damages the skin.
- For people who goes outside and inside suffer from headache because of change of temperature.
- It makes use of higher energy consumption than any other electronic devices.
- The property of refrigerants emits the global warming.
Air conditioners are generally made use for the domestic purpose almost 80 % of people use the AC in their houses. In countries like US, UK and Arab we can find the AC almost in every house. The Air conditioner stops working if the gas is not present in it. You can call any local area electrician Northern Beaches to fill the gas. You have to maintain the AC clean and safe because it’s so costly. Don’t use AC when there is low voltage because it may cause your AC to get damage and all other products that are connected also may get damage. So be careful while using AC.