What are the benefits of air conditioning over fans in Adelaide?
During the Adelaide summer, we are constantly looking for ways to keep our homes nice and cool. Some homeowners find a ceiling fan a more efficient option for doing this, yet it’s hard to ignore the effectiveness of an air conditioner. Air conditioning systems may be more expensive to install and run, but for the sake of comfort during the year’s hottest months, it is a difficult option to go past.
While ceiling fans can push air around a room, ducted air conditioning systems can ensure that your entire home is coolfor the duration of a heat wave. The air conditioning system can deliver cold air to multiple rooms at once, meaning as you move throughout your home, you encounter a consistent temperature in each space. A ceiling fan is limited to the area directly around and below it, and does not produce cold air, rather just moves air around making you feel a breeze, and cooler indirectly.
To get the full benefit of a ceiling fan, you may need to stand directly beneath it, as the fan may struggle to push air to all corners of the room. With an air conditioning unit, there should be adequate power to keep the entire room cool for however long you desire, particularly if you are using a ducted or split system with the correct wattage. Obviously, the air conditioning option is less cost-effective, but the power this option has to maintain temperature throughout the home efficiently is undisputable compared to ceiling fans.
There is little control over the output of ceiling fans, aside from rotation speed options, meaning that you don’t have the specific management over the temperature output. With air conditioning units you can set the temperature with degree accuracy, and this can be maintained for as long as you need. Having this precision control is beneficial during the days where the weather fluctuates, and you need to adapt to the conditions outside.
Compared to ceiling fans, the output of air conditioning is felt much quicker, and it isn’t long until the optimal temperature within the home is met. This means that if you enter your home after being out all day and it is stuffy and hot inside, you can turn on the air conditioner and have the temperature down to your particular desire relatively quick.
Another benefit that some air conditioning systems have over ceiling fans is the ability also to keep you warm. If you happen to have a reverse-cycle split system, you will not only be able to cool your home, but heat it in the cooler months when fans are effectively useless.
Simply put, the positives of air conditioning in Adelaidefar outweighs the benefits of ceiling fans. For a greater initial cost, you can ensure that you have complete control over the temperature of your home year round.
Get in touch with Richmond Air to find an air conditioning solution that suits you best!