FAQ'S

FAQ ( Frequently Asked Questions)

What is a BTU?
Ans: It is the amount of Heat required to change the temperature of one pound of water by one degree fahrenheit.

What is One ton equivalent to?
Ans: One ton equals 12000 BTUs per hour.

What is EER?
Ans: This is a cooling efficiency with respect to power consumption.

How does an Aircondition operate?
Ans:An air conditioner operates on a refrigerant gas. The gas is at a low temp in one part of the A/c and at a high temp in an other part of the A/c. This is achieved by compressor compressing the gas continuously.

Buying and Selling

How do I determine the AC tonnage basis my room size? And what AC should I opt for - Window or Split?
Ans: Windows are available upto 2.0 TR.Above this capacity only splits are available.Besides if the location of the room is such that a window can not be installed then also a split is the only option.

Please consider following points :

  • A location where Sunlight does not fall directly on the unit.
  • There is no obstacle to air flow to and from the A/C.
  • The place can give a rigid platform so that the A/C can be installed securely. This will also reduce sound and vibration.

What kind of features should influence my purchase decision?
Ans: Windows are available upto 2.0 TR.Above this capacity only splits are available.Besides if the location of the room is such that a window can not be installed then also a split is the only option.

Ans:Following point can be considered:

  • Capacity as per requirement.
  • Power consumption and durabilities of machine.
Product Information

What is the difference between Rotary and Reciprocatory Compressor?
Ans:Rotary Compressor compresses the refrigerant gas by a rotating mechanism while a Reciprocating Compressor does the same by converting a rotating action of a motor into a liner action.

What is the difference between Scroll and Reciprocatory Compressor?
Ans:Scroll Compressor has a moving scroll which creates pressure. A Reciprocating Compressor uses piston cylinder to compress the refrigerant gas.

Service and Maintenance

Do I need to buy a voltage stabilizer?and what voltage should I have?
Ans: Yes , if voltage is a problem in your area.207 to 253 V.

http://www.carrierindia.com/AboutCarrier_files/arrow_sub.gifHow often should I clean my filter?
Ans: The air cleaner should be checked and cleaned atleast once every 2 weeks or more often as may be necessary.

http://www.carrierindia.com/AboutCarrier_files/arrow_sub.gifHow much electricity would my AC use?
Ans: Depending upon A/c capacity. The Electrical Power Consumption will vary.

What is the cost of maintaining my AC?
Ans: It will depend on type and capacity.Please refer to the dealer.