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air conditioner

[′er ‚kən′dish·ən·ər]
(mechanical engineering)
A mechanism primarily for comfort cooling that lowers the temperature and reduces the humidity of air in buildings.

air conditioner

A device for providing air conditioning.
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56 percent of homeowners with central air conditioning correctly identified the compressor as the biggest user of electricity in a central air conditioner.
More homes have central air conditioners instead of window units.
Air conditioners are of concern and we have already enforced regulations with window air conditioners, and our next phase is to extend our regulations to central air conditioners and split units," said Al Mulla.
As per the deal, UPB will supply the VRF central air conditioners to the Excelencia Suites located in the Dahiyat Al Rashid suburban area.
23, central air conditioners and heat pumps manufactured or imported for use in residential buildings must meet a new, higher federal energy-efficiency standard.
factory shipments of 829,372 central air conditioners and air-source heat pumps for September were up 45%, compared to shipments from the same month last year, according to ARI.
Energy-efficient building property, such as electric and geothermal heat pumps and central air conditioners (limited to $300).
In the last days of the Clinton administration, the Department of Energy (DOE) finalized new energy conservation standards for residential central air conditioners and central air conditioning heat pumps.
Bush, meanwhile, is about to roll back energy-efficiency standards for central air conditioners that would require them to run on 30 percent less electricity by 2006.
Qualifying room and central air conditioners use between 10 and 20 percent less energy without sacrificing comfort.
The Air-Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute s (AHRI s) Low-GWP Alternative Refrigerants Evaluation Program (Low-GWP AREP) Technical Committee has published the results of recent tests conducted by the research and development team at Zamil Central Air Conditioners.
Segment-wise, central air conditioners are dominating the market, as they can be easily installed in multi-storey buildings, occupy less space and are more cost-efficient.

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