Air conditioners

Air conditioners remove heat and humidity from the air in your home and place it outside, in order to cool down your home and save you from sweating inside in the summer. But, reaching a comfortably cool home isn’t so simple. Did you know there are multiple types of air conditioners, all with many parts that need to work together to cool? In this guide, we’re going over how AC works, and the different types of units, so you can determine which is right for your home.

A gray-coloredAmerican Standard air conditioner unit with a blue logo.

How air conditioners works: central air and split systems

Types of air conditioners

Let’s take a deep dive into the different types of air conditioners available to you.

Air conditioner components

There’s a set of unique parts within each type of air conditioner that all work together to cool.

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