How AC Works? A Complete Guide

How AC Works?

In the series of articles on home appliances. We have come up with another article “How AC Works? A Complete guide” for you. It will help you to about working on the AC and its parts.

Eventually, it will help you to understand the mechanics and the problems you are facing in the summer season. We all know that the Air Conditioner is the most important home appliance in summer. Because it is the only appliance which can help you to stay cool in the harsh summer. So now let’s check out the way AC works.

Lets discuss the type of AC’s in the market we have:-

  • Window AC
  • Split AC
  • Cassette AC
  • Centralize AC
  • Duct AC

Some of the types used in India for homes, offices, and companies. Working of these AC’s are different but the principle of working is the same. In this article, we will talk about the mechanism of AC’s installed at home.

Let’s start with type and different parts:

  1. Window AC: Requires no additional parts, it’s a single unit and installed in your window.
  2. Split AC: Split AC has two parts, one is an indoor unit and another is an outdoor Unit. It also requires some additional things to get it installed like copper pipe, stand, other electrical items.

Now the Main Part, the components.

Fan or Blower: It present inside the indoor unit and it will help to spread cool air in the room with the help of an Evaporator coil.

Evaporator Coil: It is also part of the indoor unit. It basically contains the cool refrigerant in a gaseous state and with the help of a fan, you will get cool air.

Expansion valve: This is one of the important parts of the air conditioner. It is responsible for changing the refrigerant state from liquid to gaseous form and allows entry to the evaporator in the coolest form.

Compressor: This is part of the Outdoor unit and it is one of the important parts of an AC. The compressor’s job is to circulate the refrigerant within the whole system. It pressurizes the refrigerant and changes its form to liquid, which travels through the expansion valve where again it changes its form and turns coolers and with the help of evaporator coil and fan, spread cool air and extract the hot air from the room. The compressor is like the heart of the machine which does the same process again and again, till you get the desired room temperature.

Thermostat: It is an electrical unit that controls the temperature within the room and shows the unit of it. You can say that it’s an ECU of the AC which tells the AC when to start and stop depending on the room temperature.

Condenser Coil: It’s in the outside unit of the AC and contains refrigerant in Hot and gaseous state, which comes from the indoor unit and cools down the same with the help of a blower.

Copper Coil: This is like veins and Arteries of the AC unit in-case of Split AC. It connects the indoor and outdoor unit of an AC and with the help of these copper pipe, the refrigerant travels from one unit to another.

Now you know How AC works? A Complete Guide for you. Where you get the information about the working of an air conditioner and their parts. In order to keep your AC running in good condition, you will also keep an eye on your AC and do the periodic maintenance of the same. This means is to get your AC cleaned regularly within 4-5 months of regular usage or when the season starts. It will help the filter and evaporator coils clean and gives you the optimum results.

It is very easy to clean filters but in the case of evaporators and other parts, we don’t have sufficient tools to clean them. For that, you can book service from your one-stop shop for all your home maintenance and repair needs. You can get cleaning services as low as Rs.399 for window ACs and Rs.499 for Split AC.

So now you know everything about the AC and from where you can get it serviced. You can also download the RepairAdda app or you can call us at 92102-23456 for any issues related to an Air Conditioner.

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