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Many homeowners don’t know all of the air conditioning components or terminology. Sometimes, it can feel like an HVAC contractor is talking in a foreign language!
During an AC installation or replacement, you may need to purchase just one piece of an AC system, or you may have all the components included in your project. So it’s important to understand every part of the air conditioning system. Here are the main components and terminology you should know:
Condenser (also referred to as a condensing unit or outdoor unit or sometimes even air conditioner) – The condenser is the piece of equipment that sits outside your home. The condenser has two main functions. The first function is to cool the refrigerant. The condenser has coils, a fan, and valves built inside the unit to help with cooling the refrigerant. The second job is to build pressure in the system, so that refrigerant can travel in the piping. There is a device called a compressor built inside the condenser, that helps to build pressure in the system.
Evaporator (also known as the evaporator coil or indoor coil) – The evaporator coil is located inside your house. If your home is like most homes in DFW, then an evaporator coil will be right near your furnace. The evaporator coil contains the extra-cold refrigerant and cools the air. An evaporator coil also a device called an expansion valve, which helps keep your coil nice and cold.
Other AC Components – There are other pieces that make your AC system work, such as:
Here are a few things to consider when you’re ready to replace an AC:
Advent Air is the HVAC Contractor you can trust for your new AC installation or replacement. You can rely on the experts at Advent to help you feel comfortable with the buying process. We’ll do everything we can to give you confidence throughout the entire installation process.
Call us today to schedule one of our Comfort Care Advisers to visit your home. We’ll make sure your new air conditioner is adequately sized and meets all of your needs. Our team stays up-to-speed on industry trends with ongoing training, so you can trust that you’re getting the most accurate information.
We offer AC installation and replacement services to Dallas, Fort Worth, Lewisville, Plano, Irving, Garland, McKinney, Frisco, and beyond. Call us today to learn more about our AC installation and replacement services: 469-240-5456.