How do ducted air conditioning units work?

Ducted air conditioning systems are very different to split systems. Both systems are great, but for example, ducted air con systems are ideal if you need more than 2 rooms air conditioned. In the other hand split systems are the affordable and quickest systems if you only need 1 or 2 rooms air conditioned. For this reason in today’s article we would like to share with you how ducted air con systems work and how you can benefit from them.

Ducted air conditioners consist of two components; an outdoor unit and an indoor unit. The outdoor unit is located outside the building while the indoor unit is located underneath the floor or in the ceiling.

The way these systems work is quite simple. A special refrigerant gas, which is both in liquid and gas form, travels to the compressor. Once it is there the gas is heated and it changes into hot gas.

The hot gas is released into the first coil. At this stage the gas cools down as a fan makes the external air absorb the heat. It is on this stage that the gas converts into liquid.

The liquid transports into the expansion valve. It is then that the cool liquid is transformed into cool gas and released into another coil. At the point the gas is already inside the internal air conditioning unit.

At this final stage, the inside air is transported by a fan against a coil, which contains the cool gas. The gas quickly absorbs the heat from the air inside the room, causing the air to cool and the gas beings to heat up again and the cycle begins all over again!

Ducted air conditioning systems are very popular across Brisbane and the greater South East Queensland. If you would like to know more about our services call us on (07) 3312 4244, or alternatively send us an online enquiry!

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