Reversible air conditioners are installed in a large percentage of homes throughout , most likely due to its many advantages.
Here are just a few reasons why it may be a smart decision to install a reversible air conditioner in your home or business.
- While conventional heaters have to produce or create heat, a reversible air conditioner absorbs heat from the outdoors, which is more cost effective and energy efficient.
- A reversible air conditioning system is actually able to provide more heat than other systems.
- The reversible air conditioner is efficient. Not only is it efficient with regard to energy consumption, it is also efficient in heating, cooling, and cost, which therefore, makes this system a good investment.
- Not only do reversible air conditioners heat or cool your home, some split systems can absorb humidity and purify the air inside your home as well.
- A wonderful benefit to the reversible air conditioner is that it is less harmful to the environment. What a fantastic advantage for all!
Now that we’ve covered the advantages to the reversible air conditioner, let’s discuss its disadvantages.
- During extremely cold winters, the reversible air conditioner can be less effective in producing heat. This may result in the need for an additional heater.
- Initially, it is slightly higher in cost than traditional air conditioners. Due to the fact that installation of a reversible air conditioner requires a specialist, the cost of installation (and maintenance) may seem like the more expensive route in the beginning. However, does this investment eventually pay off?
- The reversible air conditioner, generally older models in particular, can be noisy, can create a draft, and can fail to remove humidity. The keyword is can; let’s keep in mind that these are not universal complaints. In addition, some units are not aesthetically pleasing. The appearance of the unit coupled with the noise factor may in fact disturb your neighbors.
It is worth pointing out that changes are being made to improve the system.