Some top-rated central air conditioners as of 2015 include the Maytag M1200 PSA4BI iQ Drive, Dave Lennox Signature XC25, Carrier Infinity 21 24ANB1, Trane XV20i and Amana ASXC18. Other highly rated central air conditioners include the American Standard Platinum ZV, Coleman Echelon Series and Carrier
According to FurnaceCompare, the best central AC unit available in 2014 is the Goodman DSXC18. As of June 2014, The Sweet Home rates the Frigidaire FFRE0833Q1 as the best window AC unit.
Some highly rated brands of central air conditioners include the Maytag M1200, the Dave Lennox XC25 and the Goodman DSXC18. These air conditioning systems all received good reviews due to a multitude of features, according to ConsumerSearch.com.
When choosing a central air condition unit, it is important to consider size, cost and type of unit. The choice of size is particularly important, as an improperly sized unit can result in severe loss of energy efficiency and other problems.
Customers looking to keep cool on hot days can purchase a quality air conditioner online from Sears, Newegg or AJ Madison. Each of these suppliers carries air-conditioner units from top brands such as Frigidaire, LG and RCA.
To replace an air conditioner filter, remove the filter, determine what type of replacement filter is necessary and slide it into place. The filters in window units should be replaced yearly and cleaned once per month.
The top window air conditioner, according to ApartmentTherapy.com, is the Frigidaire FRA086AT7, as of 2015. Reviewers there scored it very highly for efficiency, cooling power, ease of use and price.
As of 2015, some top-rated air conditioner units include the GE AEL06LS, the LG LW8015ER and the Frigidaire FRA052XT7, according to Consumer Search. Another highly rated unit, suitable for small rooms and featuring four speeds, is the General Electric AEL05LQ, notes the Bob Vila website.
To install a window AC, open the bottom sash fully, balance the unit in the window with the bottom flange against the outside of the frame, close the sash, lock the sash in place, and expand the wings. Add insulation and weatherstripping to prevent heat infiltration.
To replace an AC valve, detach air conditioning lines, pry out the glove box, remove the bold, pry off the airbag, open the evaporator to access the valve, and replace the valve with a new one. You need a replacement air conditioner valve and various wrenches to complete the process.