Here in Queensland, we know all too well the many benefits of air conditioning. But what we know far less about, is its fascinating history. And what a remarkable history it is! Air conditioning is a relatively new invention – at least in the grand scheme of history. However, what it has managed to achieve is almost beyond our comprehension. Air conditioning has actually shaped our world in a very profound way, and allowed humans to flourish under all sorts of unlikely circumstances. So let’s dive into the history of air conditioning, and check out a few of things it offers. Continue reading
For most people, air conditioners are one of the more mysterious appliances. They work pretty hard, for hours on end, but we still expect to get years of reliable service out of them. So how do we ensure that they keep on running at their best? Continue reading
Brisbane is well known for its high temperatures and stifling humidity. When the air gets hot and sticky, you know it’s time to put on the air conditioner. Despite their usefulness in cooling and dehumidifying rooms, did you know that air conditioners work less efficiently and can even become damaged by excessive humidity?
They’re hideously expensive, noisy and damaging to the environment, right? Wrong. So how much does an air conditioner really cost to run? Let’s take a look at the modern reality.
Looking to have an air conditioning unit installed this summer? Take our advice and book that installation NOW, before that first wave of intense summer heat sweeps Brisbane and everyone hops on the bandwagon. You definitely don’t want to face that humidity without an air conditioner.
Do you need a commercial air conditioning unit for your Brisbane based business, but aren’t sure what type will best suit your office? We’ve got you covered! Figuring out where your unit will fit best is difficult, since there is so much to consider. Should you get a rooftop package, or install your unit under the ceiling? Should you get a single split or a multiple split? We’ve got some tips to help you decide what will best suit your business’s needs.
Just like every other mechanical system, your commercial air conditioning needs regular servicing. Summer is just around the corner, and the last thing you need is your business’s air conditioning system breaking down or becoming a health risk. The cost to your business’s finances and reputation could be catastrophic.
If you’re unsure how to set your air conditioner to compliment the winter climate, it will not be efficient and could potentially hit you hard with ongoing operating costs. With power bills surging, it is important to keep heating costs down all year round. Mercury Services have some tips on how you can get the most efficiency from your air conditioner this winter.
When it comes to installing air conditioning, there are more things to consider than you might imagine. You need to think about the size and layout of the area you want to heat or cool, and then research the most efficient style of air conditioner for the space. After this, you’ll be making decisions about where to install outdoor units, or indoor outlets. If you’re going around in circles trying to plan an air conditioning installation , try these helpful hints!
Summer is here. As the weather heats up and we sweat ourselves into a dehydrated frenzy, don’t forget to give your hardworking air-conditioner some much needed TLC as it pumps out streams of cool, crisp air. The team at Mercury Installations have seen our fair share of tired, laboring aircon units, breaking down and fizzling out in the depths of Queensland’s hottest months because no maintenance plan existed. Don’t fall into the same trap – here is our four step central aircon cleaning guide. Just remember, an occasional clean is no substitute for an expert service, but it certainly saves money, promotes efficiency and lifts the longevity of your unit! Continue reading