Since the 1950s, there are multiple scientific evidences that show that our Earth’s climate system is warming and it is generally accepted that human influence has been the dominant cause of the observed rise in the global temperature. Whether you believe in Global Warming or not, everyone accepts the fact that it is definitely getting hotter. So while there are methods that you as an individual can take to reduce the greenhouse emissions (main factor for Global Warming), these actions can only help mitigate the problem. So the only solution that we have is to install an air conditioning unit in our home.
If you are living in a metropolitan city such as Bangalore, the silicon valley of India, having an air conditioning unit is a must. The summer heat and the incessant rain will surely dampen every happy and festive mood that you might have. And while you may argue that air conditioning is a luxury that no one needs and point out the masses living in slums, it is one’s own choice of how to lead their life.
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If you do not wish to employ the service of such vendors, then worry not. We have you covered with this article. We will guide you through the whole process of installing an air conditioning unit in your house. This guide will be covering on how to install a Split System Air Conditioner
As the name suggests, there are two components that you need to install for a split system air conditioner, the first being the Indoor unit and the other being the Outdoor condenser. To install the indoor unit, find an unobstructed location on your wall to mount the indoor air conditioning unit. Make sure that the location that you choose has no direct sunlight and heat sources nearby.
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Secure the mounting plate to the interior wall that you have chosen and make sure that the mounting plate is level. You will need to use power tools to drill holes through the wall and insert plastic anchors to secure the mounting plate. You will further need to create a hole in the wall to fit the pipings for the air conditioning unit. Approximately, this hole needs to be about 3 inches in diameter, however remember that different models and brands of air conditioning have different piping hole diameter requirement.
Before you fix the interior air conditioning unit on the mounting plate, make sure to life the interior unit’s front panel and remove the cover. Check if the cable wires are connected to the screw terminal and make sure to consult the product diagram that you get in the box. You will need to insert the pipe through the indoor unit and the hole drilled in the wall. Make sure to minimize bending the pipe as much as possible to ensure that your air conditioning performs exceptionally well. Now, secure the indoor unit to the mounting plate and make sure that there is no wobbly or loose parts.
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To install the outdoor condenser, you will first of all need to choose the best location possible. Make sure that there is no heavy traffic nearby, no dusty and hot areas. Make sure there is atleast a 12 inches of free space around the outdoor condenser unit. After choosing the perfect location, lay down the concrete pad on the ground making sure that the pad is level. You can further use rubber cushioning to ensure that there is minimal vibration. Further take note that there is no radio or television antenna within 10 feet of the outdoor condenser unit.
Remove the cover of the outdoor unit and connect the electrical wires. Make sure you refer the unit’s wiring diagram before you attempt to connect the electrical wires. Further secure the pipe’s flare nuts to the corresponding pipes on the outdoor unit. So there you have it, the complete guide to installing a split system air conditioner by yourself. Remember that you are working with power tools, so make sure you have some experience with plumbing and electrical work.