When you live in warmer climates where winter is short and hot days are plentiful, you tend to look for ways to keep your home cool and comfortable. Companies like Best Value A/C and Heating can provide numerous possibilities to help in this area, but the key is to balance your comfort with the expense of cooling your personal space. In smaller areas, the first method of cooling that comes to mind is the window or portable a/c. Many of these new appliances are reasonably energy efficient, but they tend to be a little noisy and have limited coverage.

Perhaps the most commonly used Air Conditioning Services in Daytona Beach FL is the centralized heating and cooling system sometimes known as forced air, central air or an HVAC (Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning) systems. Most HVAC’s come in four basic components. The outside unit, known as the condensing unit, houses a compressor, a cooling coil and some controlling electronics. The compressor or condenser pumps the refrigerant through insulated pipes into the interior cabinet.

The interior cabinet houses the furnace, if applicable, an air exchange, which has an evaporator coil, a blower for moving the air through the house and more electronics. As the refrigerant is pushed through the lines, it circulates through the evaporator coil and picks up any residual heat surrounding the coil. This heat is cycled to the external coil where it is released into the atmosphere.

The next component in the HVAC system is the ventilation and air ducts. These are probably the simplest part of the system and generally only need an occasional cleaning by an expert. The final component is the thermostat. Depending on the age and quality of the system, the thermostat can be mechanical or electronic. For convenience and control, an electronic thermostat is the best upgrade you can make to your Air Conditioning Daytona Beach, FL.

Another option that is easily adaptable to any size home is the ductless air conditioner. Ductless or split air conditioners have an external condenser like the HVAC but split the coolant among one or more cooling units inside the home. Separate cooling units allow the homeowner better control over the different zones in their home. In a way, ductless systems are like combining the power of an HVAC with the area control of portable window units without the excess noise or blocking the view through your windows.

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