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2021 Winter Air Conditioner Promotions in Canberra

2021 Air Conditioner Promotions

Haier Aircon Deal Canberra

Receive up to $250 Cashback on eligible Flexis models and up to $1000 on eligible Ducted models from a participating dealer between 14 May 2021 and 31 August 2021.

https://www.haier.com.au/promotions/airconditioner-cashback

 

2021 Fujitsu Air Conditioner Free Money Promotion

 

https://www.fujitsugeneral.com.au/promotions/fujitsu-free-money-2021 

 

Get in touch to find out more about our air conditioner promotions.

Choosing the best air conditioner system to heat your home in Canberra

When choosing the best air conditioner system to heat your home in Canberra, consider these important questions:

  • What are the running costs?
  • Do you want a ducted or non-ducted system?
  • What is the purchase price?
  • What are the installation costs?
  • Is it electric or gas?
  • Can the system cool and heat?

Heating systems running costs

The graph below from ACT Government compares the approximate costs of heating a large living area in Canberra to a comfortable temperature over a 12-month period, with some of the most common heating systems shown. This is a guide only. Your annual running costs will depend on your patterns of usage and may be very different.

 

approximate costs of heating a large living area in Canberra

Extract from: https://www.actsmart.act.gov.au/energy-saving/heating-your-home

Reverse-cycle air-conditioners

As this graph illustrates, reverse-cycle air-conditioners (ACs) are the cheapest type of heating to run. These wall-mounted units, also known as split-system air conditioners, are around 300 to 600% efficient (check the model’s energy rating label for the number of stars). This is because they capture the energy that’s in the air and pump it into your home. This means for every 1 unit of electricity used they produce 3 to 6 units of heat.

Ducted or wall mounted Ducted Air Conditioning systems

Ducted or wall mounted Ducted heating systems also known as central heating, are designed to heat a whole house, with warm air blowing out of vents in the floor or ceiling. The heat can be generated by a gas furnace or by an electric reverse cycle air conditioner. A gas system may heat your home more quickly, but a reverse-cycle system will have much lower running costs (per unit of heat delivered) and can also cool your home for summer. Popular air conditioner brands to consider are Fujitsu, Daikin and Toshiba air conditioners.

Electric element heaters

Electric element heaters come in many types and sizes, including blower heaters, oil column heaters, bar radiators, and infrared panels. While they have different ways of emitting or distributing heat, the rate at which they convert electricity (efficiency) to heat is the same— about 100% (1 unit of electricity produces 1 unit of heat). This means a powerful heater might use 4 units of electricity and put out 4 units of heat. A low-power heater might use 1 unit of electricity and put out 1 unit of heat. Because electric element heaters have relatively high running costs (see graph) you should ideally only use them in small rooms, for short periods. If you’re going to use them for long periods, it might be more cost-effective to replace them with a split-system reverse-cycle air conditioner.

 

Not sure which option is right for you? Get in touch with us online > or call us on 1800 433 163 or read more about how to choose the best air conditioning system for your home.

Our industry-leading suppliers include LG, Mitsubishi Electric, Bromic, Fujitsu, Hitachi, Samsung and Temperzone Air Conditioner systems.

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Best Air Conditioner to buy in Canberra

Buying an air conditioner is not something that we do all the time in Canberra, so you are likely to be at a complete loss as to choosing the best air conditioner for your home or business. When it comes to the best air conditioning brands, you may have even less starting points.

To make buying air conditioner in Canberra easier, we have put together this quick and simple guide to explain how to buy the best air conditioning system for work or home.

•  How to choose the best air conditioning for your home or business.
•  Which is the best air conditioning system in Canberra
•  What are the best air conditioning brands in Canberra?

Here’s your quick guide to buying air conditioning in Canberra.

1.How to choose the best air conditioner.

Use these top tips to help you choose the best air conditioning system for your home or business:

Type: For the most effective air conditioning you will be looking for a wall mounted split air conditioning unit or central air conditioning, rather than a portable standalone unit.

EER: The Energy Efficiency Ratio (EER) conveys how energy efficient the air con unit is. The higher the rating, the more efficient the air con system.

Extras: Handy extra features to look out for are:

1. a variety of fan speeds so that you can vary the rate of cooling.
2. a remote control, timer and sleep or night mode are useful practical extras. Night mode will prevent the problem of waking cold if the temperature drops during the night, which it often does in Canberra.

Meanwhile, with a timer function you can set your air conditioner to switch on and off at the times that are convenient for you. An easy way to solve the problem of whether to sleep with the air conditioning on or not. Simply get one with a timer, then it can switch itself off automatically.

2. Which is the best air conditioning system to buy in Canberra and what are the best air conditioning brands to look out for:

When looking for the best split air or central air conditioning systems look out for air conditioning units by
• Toshiba
• Mitsubishi
• Fujitsu
• Panasonic
• Daikin\LG

Not sure which option is right for you? Get in touch with us online > or call us on 1800 433 163 or read more about how to choose the best air conditioning system for your home.

Our industry-leading suppliers include LG, Mitsubishi Electric, Bromic, Fujitsu, Hitachi, Samsung and Temperzone Air Conditioner systems.

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Enjoy Fast Cooling with LG Air Conditioner Smart Inverter Technology

Designed for the way you live, our air conditioners are available in a wide range of styles – so you can create a space that’s cool, comfortable and stylish.

LG is committed to providing quality products to enrich the everyday lives of Australians. LG provide a 10 year compressor parts warranty, so comfort will be with you for years to come.

With LG Split System air conditioning products, you’ll also enjoy benefits such as:

  1. Embedded Wi-Fi – so that you can control your unit with your Smartphone, even when
    you’re not at home*.
  2. Active Energy Control – to help track your energy consumption.
  3. Low Noise – LG Air Conditioners operate at low sound levels.

For ease of installation, energy efficiency and quiet performance, LG air conditioning systems are the smart choice.

 

 

Download the LG Air Conditioner product brochures by visiting:

https://www.lg.com/au/air-conditioning/download-brochures 

60 months Interest Free Cool Finance on Ducted Air Conditioning Systems

The 60 months Interest Free Cool Finance Promotion on Ducted Air Conditioning Systems commenced on Monday 3rd August 2020 and will run through to Wednesday 30th September 2020.

To be eligible for this offer, you must purchase a Fujitsu Ducted Air Conditioning System by 5:00pm AEST 30th September 2020 and have the system installed by 5:00pm AEDT 31st October 2020.

60-months-Interest-Free-Cool-Finance-Promotion-on-Ducted-Air-conditioning-Canberra

 

Not sure which option is right for you? Get in touch with us online > or call us on 1800 433 163 or read more about how to choose the best air conditioning system for your home.

Our industry-leading suppliers include LG, Mitsubishi Electric, Bromic, Fujitsu, Hitachi, Samsung and Temperzone Air Conditioner systems.

Hitachi Ducted Air Conditioning Canberra

Hitachi ducted air conditioner range offers capacity from 5kW to 16kW. Hitachi Ducted Air Conditioner systems provide discreet air conditioning that doesn’t occupy valuable wall space and air vents can be positioned to fit around lighting and other fixtures.

Additionally you can upgrade your system to include the Hitachi Ducted Zone Controller, offering maximum comfort, energy efficiency and control over your RPI Ducted system.

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LG Ducted Air Conditioners Canberra

What the LG ducted air conditioner range lacks in variety it makes up for with the wide range of impressive features built into each air conditioner. Sporting LG’s inverter technology, anti-corrosive treatment, and External Static Pressure controls among other things, the LG ducted systems come with all the features you could possibly need.

 

Common LG Air Conditioner Features

No matter the model you choose, each one sports an ease of installation, energy efficiency and flexibility so you can install the ducted AC to suite your home. New low/mid-static ducts provide ideal solution for installation in limited space, with heights of just 190mm or 270mm. LG air conditioners run at 31 decibels, quieter than a library. Variable Airflow Technology monitors the dampers so that only the required amount of air is discharged into the space. This helps to lower energy consumption by up to 20%.

Power figures for the entire LG range go from just 6kw all the way up to 20ks, easily enough for an entire house. Expect the biggest ducted systems to cost over $10, 000. The advantage the LG range has is that the fan/motor part assembly and heat exchanger assembly can be separated, allowing the installation of the indoor unit in two parts before final assembly, saving you time and money.

LG air conditioners have received numerous CHOICE awards for product quality over the last few years, and also come with a 5 year parts and labour warranty.

With the preliminary information in hand, let us explore what you can expect from an LG ducted air conditioner.

 

What can I expect from LG ducted air conditioners?

  • Optional Wi-Fi Control – so that you can control your unit with your Smartphone, even when you’re not at home
  • Improved Energy Efficiency – The latest Inverter technology from LG helps to lower cooling costs in the summer
  • Zone Control – take control of up to 8 zones with the LG premium controller and indicate each zone name such as Office, Hallway and so on, which can be controlled by either the premium or standard controller.

LG Smart App

The ducted split system can be controlled by your smart phone using the LG Smart AC app. You can control settings such as on-off, operation mode (cool, heat, auto and fan), set desired temperature and adjust fan speed with the purchase of the optional WLAN module.

Key features include:

  • Create your own settings with ease.
  • Enables you to save and easily access your favourite settings.
  • Enables you to turn different zones on & off from your smartphone

Compatible Devices

  • Android Phone (ver. 2.3 or Higher)
  • Apple iPhone (iOS6 or Higher)

* Not available for Low, Mid Static model

 

GoldFin Technology

GoldFin is an anti-corrosive treatment on the surface of the heat exchanger in the outdoor unit.

The treatment is designed to protect air conditioners from pollution and corrosive conditions and assists in the durability and longevity of the unit. This technology is a great solution for harsh Australian outdoor conditions.

Air volume can be optimised to reduce noise and meet with the system design utilising E.S.P technology. This enables you to optimise duct work installation, by maintaining airflow and sound levels as required.

 

Premium Air Conditioner controller

User Friendly Design

Premium design with intuitive GUI and Standard & Simple modes allows for quick and easy control of various functions and settings for up to 16 indoor units

Advanced Schedule Functions

Convenient schedule functions allow for the control of weekly, monthly and yearly time periods as well as effective management of seasonal cycles.

Intelligent Energy Management

Energy monitoring and operational run time control including temperature lock function. Graphical representation of energy usage, target energy consumption, operation time limit and alarm pop up.

 

Dual thermistor

Dual thermistor control provides the option to control temperature by referring to either of the dual temperature sensors.

With the help of the slide switch at the back of the LCD wired remote controller, selection of the desired thermistor for controlling the unit can be achieved. One thermistor is in the Indoor unit & the other one is in the LCD wired remote.

Using a duct (solid or flexible type), it is possible to operate cooling / heating for several rooms simultaneously.

The LG Ducted Air Conditioner product Line-up

https://www.lg.com/au/ducted-air-conditioning

 

Not sure which option is right for you? Get in touch with us online > or call us on 1800 433 163 or read more about how to choose the best air conditioning system for your home.

Our industry-leading suppliers include LG, Mitsubishi Electric, Bromic, Fujitsu, Hitachi, Samsung and Temperzone Air Conditioner systems.

Mitsubishi Electric ducted air conditioning systems Canberra

Mitsubishi Electric provides high quality, reliable products that are ideally suited to the demanding Australian environment. You will find our air conditioners in Wee Waa and beyond. There’s nothing quite like coming inside and having 21 degrees, every room, every day.

Download the Mitsubishi Electric ducted air conditioning systems brochure for more information.

Latest 2019 Mitsubishi Electric Ducted Air Conditioner systems range includes:

PEAD-M71/100/125/140JAAD 7.1-14.0 kW ceiling-concealed air conditioner

Wide-ranging external static pressure, Lighter weight – compared to previous, PEA-RP-EAQ models Drainage pump installed as standard, Low profile design – 250 mm height for installation in tight ceiling spaces, R32 refrigerant, Wi-Fi Control. *Optional upgrade adapter required per unit.

PEA-M100/125/140GAA 10-14 kW ducted air conditioning

Unobtrusive, whole home cooling & heating, Two-piece construction, Flexible duct design, Computerised dehumidification, R32 refrigerant, High static pressure 75 m maximum piping length, Wi-Fi Control. *Optional upgrade adapter required per unit. Optional 4 or 8 zone controller available.

PEA-M100/125/140HAA 10-14 kW ducted air conditioner

10 kw, 12.5 kW and 14 kW ducted air conditioner models available, Two-piece construction, Two-way maintenance access, Ideal for existing homes, R32 refrigerant, High static pressure, Wi-Fi Control. *Optional upgrade adapter required per unit.

Ducted PEA-RP170/200WJA – 16~19 kW

16 kW / 18.9 kW cooling capacity 20 kW / 22.4 kW heating capacity, Single phase or three phase power options, Two-piece construction for easier handling, Powerful yet quiet operation, High airflow due to high static pressure.

Ducted PEA-RP250WHA – 22kW

22 kW cooling capacity 25 kW heating capacity, Three phase power supply, Two-piece construction for easier handling, Powerful yet quiet operation, High airflow due to high static pressure.

 

Not sure which option is right for you? Get in touch with us online > or call us on 1800 433 163 or read more about how to choose the best air conditioning system for your home.

Our industry-leading suppliers include LG, Mitsubishi Electric, Bromic, Fujitsu, Hitachi, Samsung and Temperzone Air Conditioner systems.

Which Air Conditioner is good to use during bushfire smoke conditions in Canberra and how to improve air quality

Below are some useful links get more information and keep yourself and loved ones safe.

Canberra Air Quality – ACT Health >

Emergency Services Agency updates >

How to protect yourself and others from bushfire smoke – Australian National University >

See how global warming has changed the world since your childhood – Australian Broadcasting Corporation >

The season of a smoky Canberra might be drawing to a close, but what about next time this happens? You don’t want to be at the mercy of the weather and a shift in wind patterns that bring in smoke that unhealthy for you to breathe in.

The Earth is slowly warming and wildfires are expected to become more prevalent in the coming decades. According an article published by the Australian National University breathing smoky air can irritate airways, and poses an especially serious risk to:

  • People who have heart or lung diseases, such as coronary artery disease or asthma.
  • Older people due to their increased susceptibility to heart and lung diseases.
  • Young children whose airways are still developing, and breathe more air, proportionally speaking, than adults do.
  • Pregnant women

What is in wildfire smoke?

Wildfire smoke is a shifting blend of gases and particles, including carbon dioxide, water vapor, carbon monoxide, hydrocarbons and other organic chemicals, nitrogen oxides and trace minerals. The worst part about smoke are the particulate matters, the tiny bits of feathery ash and dust-like soot, mostly invisible to the eye.

A lot of the particulate matter is less than 10 microns wide, known as PM 10. (A human hair is about 60 microns wide).

Avoid making your indoor air worse

You need to start by keep your windows and doors shut.

Your air conditioning unit is effective as a smoke filter, provided your house is well sealed against drafts and external air. Try to maintain the air quality inside by keeping openings secured and don’t smoke, burn candles, vacuum, or use your oven to avoid stirring up particles already inside your home. Turn bathroom fans and window units off.

Bathroom fans and window box fans commonly pull outside air into your home, so they should be shut off during smoky conditions.

Can I use my Air Conditioner while there is a lot of smoke outside?

In most cases, your home air conditioner recycles the air within the home. Every time the air passes through your air conditioning filter, the air is cleaned, and because there is no polluted air entering your home, the air remains quite clean and safe. If your air conditioner has a ‘Fresh Air’ function, you need to turn this off. This feature allows air from outside to enter the air conditioning system, any air drawn from outside risks bringing in bushfire smoke and the harmful contaminants you want to keep out.

Don’t use an evaporative AV during smoky conditions Evaporative systems draw air in from outside the house and push it through water-laden filter pads for cooling draw in other contaminants, such as smoke particles.

Now that you know what Air Conditioner unit you can’t use during a bushfire, what AC units can you use?

If your AC is a split system, an inverter or ducted system, you can use any of these when there is a lot of smoke present. While your outside unit expels a lot of hot air, that air isn’t coming from inside your home and being replaced with outside air. Air conditioners are heat exchangers. They use a closed coolant system to absorb heat from the air inside your home and use powerful fans to push a lot of outside air over that same coolant system, suck out the heat, and exhaust that heated air back outdoors.

If you have a heating system (gas furnace) or a cooling system you’re not currently using, turn the fan on at your thermostat. For the best possible air quality in your home, consider installing an electrostatic whole home air filter or heat recovery ventilator, which provides you with a continuous stream of fresh air.

A Split System –  the way split system air conditioning works is that the condenser sits outside and manages the heat expulsion, while the head unit inside the house re-circulates and manages the airflow and temperature. The condenser only manages external air so it has no capacity to draw smoke into your house. Having an inverter in your in your AC allows large units to ramp down and use little power when their load and capacity is not required.

Make sure you have the right filter Start by making sure you have a fresh filter for your system with a backup ready to go. To choose the right filter, consider the Minimum Efficiency Reporting Value (MERV) rating. Filters that are MERV 13-16 are expected to reduce indoor particulars as much as 95%. Filters with a High Efficiency Particulate Air (HEPA) rating, (or MERV 17-20) will reduce particulates in your home even more. You might also consider an air filter with activated carbon. Carbon air filters are designed to filter volatile organic compounds (VOCs) from gases in your home through a bed of activated carbon (also called activated charcoal).