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Central air conditioning

An air-conditioning system in which the air is treated by equipment at one or more central locations and conveyed to and from these spaces by means of fans and pumps through ducts and pipes.
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In addition, with the lowest operating noise level of only 26 db, Super Match central air conditioning system perfectly meets users demand for healthy environment, comfort and high quality.
TechNavio's report, the Global Central Air Conditioning System Market 2014-2018, has been prepared based on an in-depth market analysis with inputs from industry experts.
The new central air conditioning systems features Samsung's "Inverter Compressor" technology, in addition to the smart controlling features that include: Auto Commissioning and Management (ACM), as this feature shortened the time considerably from 180 minutes to 50 minutes providing automated real time management, allowing the users to review data reports, making the maintenance easier and less time consuming and money savor as you can connect with the system via Wi-Fi channels.
He estimated that a central air conditioning system's monthly electricity costs (setting aside the price of installation) are about 30 percent less than having several window units do the same job.
DistrictCIAT & ALTOFan coils are the indoor components of central air conditioning systems.
These units make for a nice alternative to traditional central air conditioning, as they cost about half as much to install and use only one quarter of the energy overall.
For all homes, the major systems are evaluated, including the heating, central air conditioning, interior plumbing, and electrical systems; roof, attic, and visual insulation; walls, ceilings, floors, windows, and doors; and basement.
We're had countless problems with the central air conditioning unit in our server room, which has caused a variety of problems with our technology.
When he compared 600 "sick" houses to 300 control homes, he found the likelihood of having respiratory problems was twice as high if the house had central air conditioning than if it didn't.
They can regulate both heating and central air conditioning, if you have it.
It further includes the structural components of buildings and inherently permanent structures (e.g., walls, partitions, doors, wiring, plumbing, central air conditioning and heating systems, pipes and ducts, elevators, escalators and other similar property).
According to the Geothermal Heat Pump Consortium [701 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20004, www.geoexchange.org], "If less than 1 percent of the 102,830,000 occupied housing units across the country with central air conditioning were to install geo-exchange systems," the US could save "7 to 10 billion kwh of electricity and avoid building 8 to 12 new 300 MW powerplants." This would also avoid the production of 5.84 billion pounds of [CO.sub.2] which, the Consortium points out, is "the equivalent of planting 796,400 acres of trees."

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