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How To Maximise Your Air Conditioner Efficiency | Our Top Tips

How To Maximise Your Air Conditioner Efficiency | Our Top Tips

April 4, 2024

As the cost of living continues to rise, air conditioner efficiency is at the forefront of most homeowners’ minds. The good news is that with a few simple tips, it’s possible to enjoy your air conditioner year-round without breaking the bank. Read More

What Air Conditioner Should I Buy? Our Expert Guide

What Air Conditioner Should I Buy? Our Expert Guide

February 26, 2024

No matter whether it’s your first time buying an air conditioner, or you’re looking to upgrade your old one, it can be tricky to know where to start. Should I buy a ducted system, or stick with a split system air conditioner? What size air conditioner should I buy? These are just a few of the questions we’re often asked by customers wanting to know which air conditioner to buy. Read More

How Much Does Split System Installation Cost?

How Much Does Split System Installation Cost?

January 10, 2024

The temperature is rising and if you live in Queensland, you’re probably already feeling the effects of another sweltering summer. If you’re considering the wonderfully cooling effects of air conditioning, you’ll know there are different types of systems, from window units and portable units to split systems and ducted air conditioners. (If you’re unsure of the difference between them, check out our handy guide on how to choose the best air conditioner). Read More

Common AC Problems And What To Do About Them

Common AC Problems And What To Do About Them

December 12, 2023

The days are getting hotter and you’re glad you invested in an air conditioner to offer some cooling relief. Until … it stops working properly (or not at all). Some issues can be resolved with regular maintenance and a little DIY knowledge. Others should be actioned by an experienced technician to ensure your safety and maintain the unit’s warranty. Here is our guide to common AC problems and how to deal with them. Read More

How To Control Your Air Conditioner Remote | Our Guide To Different Brands

How To Control Your Air Conditioner Remote | Our Guide To Different Brands

November 16, 2023

You sweltered your way through last summer, and according to weather experts, this one may be even hotter, so you’ve invested in a split system air conditioner. And although there are lots of benefits of installing air conditioning, keeping comfortably cool was your main priority for buying. Because summertime should be a happy time, right? (And for those who experience chilly winters, an equally happy time). Read More

What Size Air Conditioner Do I Need? How To Get The Most Out Of Your Purchase

What Size Air Conditioner Do I Need? How To Get The Most Out Of Your Purchase

September 20, 2023

It’s a sweltering day in the middle of summer, and you’ve just returned home after a day at the beach. After cooling down in the ocean, you walk inside your home to be greeted by a stifling environment that makes you wish (again) that you had air conditioning. So rather than just wishing, you’ve decided to do something about it and finally get an air conditioning system installed. But what do you need to consider? Read More

Evaporative Coolers VS Air Conditioners | Which To Choose?

Evaporative Coolers VS Air Conditioners | Which To Choose?

November 25, 2022

With summer well and truly on the way, your thoughts are likely turning to how you’re going to stay cool over the next few months. For many of us, that means turning to our air conditioners for relief. And it’s about more than just comfort too – your air conditioner can be an important tool in preventing overheating, helping to keep you safe as temperatures rise. Read More

What Temperature Should I Set My Air Conditioner In Summer?

What Temperature Should I Set My Air Conditioner In Summer?

November 17, 2022

Summer is most certainly on its way here, and with energy prices predicted to rise again, turning on the air conditioner may feel a little scarier than in past years. A single degree in either direction may affect your bills by as much as 10%, so managing your air con usage is more important than ever before. Read More

Most Energy Efficient Air Conditioners For 2022 | Compared

Most Energy Efficient Air Conditioners For 2022 | Compared

September 23, 2022

If you are considering purchasing an air conditioner, there are a range of important factors to consider. These include: Read More

The Average Cost to Replace an Air Conditioner

The Average Cost to Replace an Air Conditioner

August 24, 2022

If you run an air conditioner in your home, there will likely come a time when you’ll need to replace it. Whether that’s due to maintenance issues, a new budget, or an upgrade, this can be a costly project. Read More

How Solar Powered Air Conditioners Work + Benefits & Costs

How Solar Powered Air Conditioners Work + Benefits & Costs

June 9, 2022

With electricity prices continuing to rise across Australia, more and more people are turning to solar powered air conditioners to reduce their electricity consumption. As well as being a great source of renewable energy, solar power can help you cut costs along the way. Indeed, the Australian Energy Council estimates that 3.04 million Australian households and businesses had a rooftop solar system in 2021. Read More

Yearly AC Maintenance—Is It Worth The Cost?

Yearly AC Maintenance—Is It Worth The Cost?

March 25, 2022

Like most complex pieces of machinery, air conditioners are susceptible to maintenance issues. Some of these you can deal with yourself, others require the expertise of a professional. If this is not done, the excess dirt, dust and mould will accumulate and cause your unit to work harder. This puts stress on the components, can lead to breakages, increase your electricity bill and lead to health issues. So what are signs your system needs maintenance, what can you do yourself, and is yearly AC maintenance worth it? Read More

Multi Head Split Systems vs Ducted | Full Breakdown

Multi Head Split Systems vs Ducted | Full Breakdown

March 11, 2022

There’s a lot to consider when choosing an air conditioning system for your home or workplace. What sort of building are you working with? How many rooms need to be cooled and heated? And just how much is this all going to cost? Read More

Average AC Maintenance Costs For Your System

Average AC Maintenance Costs For Your System

February 3, 2022

Average AC maintenance costs often vary depending on a range of factors and influences, such as what type of air conditioning system you have and what kind of repair or maintenance work it needs. To keep your air conditioner running at its optimal capacity, it’s important to stay up to date with maintenance and servicing requirements. By looking after your AC system, you can help it last longer, ensuring that your home will stay comfortably cool for many years to come. You can also reduce long-term costs, keeping your AC as cost-effective as possible. Read More

What Is an Inverter AC System?

What Is an Inverter AC System?

January 11, 2022

If you’re looking for a high-quality air conditioner for your home or commercial space, it’s important that you know what AC options are available. Understanding what an inverter AC system is can help you decide whether this system is right for you and your heating or cooling needs. Read More

10 Xmas Day Movies To Watch In The Comfort Of Your AC

10 Xmas Day Movies To Watch In The Comfort Of Your AC

December 21, 2021

When the turkey, ham, prawns, potato bake, and trifle has been demolished, and food comas make their inevitable entrance, there’s… Read More

What Is Air Conditioner Refrigerant & How Does It Work

What Is Air Conditioner Refrigerant & How Does It Work

November 12, 2021

Air conditioner refrigerant is the magical substance that makes air conditioning possible. Its ability to quickly change states is what allows us to cool (or heat) our homes, offices, and commercial buildings, keeping us sweat-free and blissfully comfortable. Read More

Air Conditioner Compressor | How It Works & Troubleshooting

Air Conditioner Compressor | How It Works & Troubleshooting

September 13, 2021

A compressor is the engine of an air conditioning system. It’s the part that changes the refrigerant from a cool, low-pressure liquid to a hot, high-pressure gas, and then back again. This temperature change is used by the other components of the air conditioning system to create cool air, which has vastly improved the lives of anyone living in a hot country such as Australia. Read More

The Most Quiet Air Conditioners You Can Buy | Portable, Ducted, Splits & Windows

The Most Quiet Air Conditioners You Can Buy | Portable, Ducted, Splits & Windows

July 27, 2021

When we think about air conditioners, the main issues that spring to mind are efficiency and comfort levels. However, there is one other factor that can drastically affect the comfort of an air-conditioned environment —noise. Air conditioners work hard to function, so it’s difficult for any machine to do this in complete silence. However, if you are looking for a quiet air conditioner, there are a range of things to consider. These include the type of system, the brand and where it’s placed. Read More

Ideal Air Conditioner Temperature | Save Power & Sleep

Ideal Air Conditioner Temperature | Save Power & Sleep

April 22, 2021

The efficiency of your unit depends on a range of factors—where you live, the type and size of your system, how you use it, and more. And with so many variables, how do you determine the ideal air conditioner temperature for your unit? Read More