Frequently asked questions
How often should I service my evaporative air-conditioner?
Maintenance Schedule servicing is essential to ensure your evaporative cooler operates efficiently for many years. We reccomend a summer-start up service (wash, clean and diagnostics) anually to ensure your evaporative cooler is ready for summer.
When should I replace the Chillcel pads (the ones that look like honeycomb) on my evaporative air cooler?
What size split system air conditioner do I need?
The cooling and heating capacity of an air conditioner is measured in kilowatts (kW).
As a rough guide you can use the following:
Bedrooms, lounges and small offices.
3.5kW Range: Suitable for Rooms Approx. 20 – 25 SQ Meters
Bedrooms with ensuites, studys, small kitchens, small rooms with high ceilings, and offices.
5kW Range: Suitable for Rooms Approx. 25 – 35 SQ Meters
Large bedrooms, large studys, mid-sized lounges, kitchens, offices and mid-sized rooms with high ceilings.
8kW Range: Suitable for Rooms Approx. 50 – 65 SQ Meters
Large lounge rooms and open-plan living.
What does EER means in terms of reverse cycle air conditioning?
This refers to energy efficiency rating and measures the air conditioners energy consumption and efficiency. A higher EER rating on your air conditioning system means the system is more energy efficient. You can compare the ratings from each manufacturer.