With more San Diegans spending time at home these days, comfort is a priority. That’s why locals are searching for information on air conditioning installation San Diego. Before you schedule an installation, you’ll need to decide what type of furnace you’d like to buy.

Good: Traditional single-stage split system

Single-stage compressors always operate at 100% capacity. In other words, they always run at full blast. They turn themselves on and off continuously throughout the day.

A single-stage compressor turns on when indoor temperatures exceed the temperature setting on your thermostat. For example, if you set the thermostat to 75 degrees, the air conditioner will run anytime indoor temperatures hit 76 degrees. After the AC cools the house back to 75 degrees, it will turn off again.

When you schedule your air conditioning installation San Diego, be sure to ask about this option.

Better: 2-stage traditional split system

A single-stage AC offers one level: high. A two-stage AC offers two levels: high and low.

A two-stage unit runs at full capacity when you need it to and at a lower level when you don’t. Two-stage units don’t run as continuously as a variable speed AC, but they do cycle on and off less frequently than single-stage systems… 

When you schedule your air conditioning installation San Diego, be sure to ask about this option.

Best: Multizone mini-split (ducted or non-ducted) or inverter/variable speed split system

The multi-zone mini-split requires one compressor which is connected to two or more indoor units. The number of indoor units depends on the number of zones or rooms that you have targeted for cooling and heating. Typically, one compressor unit can be connected to up to eight air handlers or indoor units.

Power is sent directly to the compressor in single-stage (100% power) and two-stage (65% or 100% power) models.

When inverter technology is used, electricity is sent to an inverter first. The inverter regulates its frequency – how much of the electric power reaches the compressor. In turn, that regulates the speed of the refrigerant flow.

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