Tag: Electrical Engineering

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How long does it take a portable AC unit to cool a room?

In short, if you have interconnecting rooms that are connected by a door and have no space in between, your portable AC could cool both of the rooms. Your unit should be powerful enough for equivalent area of rooms in this scenario. However, this is not so effective and efficient way of cooling. Click to…
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How much gas is in a 1.5 ton AC?

At the time of refill, technicians use a pressure gauge which they attach to the suction line. The gauge at the left blue in color is used to measure suction pressure at the time of refill. You have to make sure that the gas pressure is according to the refrigerant used in your AC. Click…
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Can I use bleach to clean AC coils?

Mix a simple detergent and warm water in a spray bottle or garden sprayer. Spray the solution onto the evaporator coils and give it a few minutes to soak in and loosen the dirt and debris. Wipe away any loosened material with a soft brush or cloth and reapply as needed. Click to see full…
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How is AC power generated?

The most common type of AC is the sine wave. The AC in most homes and offices have an oscillating voltage that produces a sine wave. Click to see full answer How AC current is generated? An alternating current is produced by switching the potential between two terminals in a fixed time interval—the frequency. The…
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Where does the car AC air come from?

The recirculation and fresh air modes on your vehicle's heating and AC system are designed to regulate the air quality and comfort inside your vehicle. Knowing when to use them can help you stay safe, comfortable, and save wear and tear on your AC system. Click to see full answer Where does the car AC…
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What outside temp is too cold for AC?

When running an air conditioner in the winter, the unit reverses its function and fills your space up with warm air instead of cold—saving you the cost of getting a separate heating system. So yes, air conditioners do indeed work in winter. Click to see full answer What temp is bad for AC? What Temperature…
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How often should an HVAC system be serviced?

Heating and Air Conditioning equipment, no matter what kind you have, should be inspected, cleaned, and serviced at least once a year. The best scenario is to have the heating system checked in the Fall and the air conditioning checked in the Spring. Click to see full answer Should I get my AC serviced every…
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At what temperature AC should run?

Most experts agree that 60-72 degrees is the ideal AC temperature for sleep. You may be curious why the range is so large. Click to see full answer At what temperature AC should run? The Ministry of Power (Bureau of Energy Efficiency) has said that all room air conditioners (AC) will have to ensure a…
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Is it better to turn off air conditioner or leave it on?

The short answer is yes, it is cheaper to leave your air conditioner on all day. But this does not mean that you should leave it on full blast, keeping your home so cold that you need a sweater or jacket to be comfortable. Click to see full answer Why you should never turn your…
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Is turning the AC on and off bad?

Ultimately, all the time spent turning on and off adds up. Your AC will actually run longer overall if it is left on all day instead of being shut off. If you turn it off for part of the day, it runs less and results in more energy savings for you. Click to see full…
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