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How to choose air conditioners & fans

The mercury is rising but don’t sweat it. There are loads of easy and inexpensive ways to keep you and your house cool.

Air Conditioners

Whether you choose a window, portable or built-in wall unit, an air conditioner can help keep your home comfortable through the warm summer months.

Check out the range and get the right air conditioner for your house.

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Split Systems

Split system air conditioners are not only incredibly energy efficient but they’re self-cleaning, and can clean the air. Capable of both heating and cooling, they are made up of an interior head unit, which blows cooled or warmed air around the room, and an external condensing unit that performs the temperature change.

You can get your split system installed professionally by Bunnings Warehouse. Click here to find out more.

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Reverse Cycle

Ducted reverse cycle air conditioners are also a convenient way for keeping your home cool in summer and warm in winter. Ducted reverse cycle systems comprise of a central unit installed in the roof, which is powered by a compressor located outside the home. They’re also a great way to reduce energy consumption.

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Portable Units

Portable units let you take your air conditioner with you and keep cool anywhere in your house. They’re powerful enough to cool down a whole room and make very little noise.

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Evaporative

Evaporative coolers use water to cool a room down, while also purifying the air. When the water evaporates, it absorbs heat from its surroundings, cooling them down. They work best in lower humidity regions of Australia. Plus, they’re versatile, lightweight and cheap to run.

Fans

Fans come in a range of stylish shapes and sizes. By blowing air around, they make it easier for air to evaporate sweat from your skin and reduce body heat. The more evaporation, the cooler you feel.

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Ceiling

Ceiling fans make very little noise, offer maximum comfort and are ideal for living room, bedroom and kitchen areas. Add a ceiling fan remote and you have effortless control.

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Wall Mounted

Wall mounted fans are ideal for both indoor and outdoor entertaining areas. With their adjustable, oscillating heads, wall fans give you cooling convenience all summer long.

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Portable

Portable fans are inexpensive and come in a range of designs, including pedestal, desk, floor and tower fans. They offer convenience and a variety of styles to suit most décor.

Cooling Tips

Fans come in a range of stylish shapes and sizes. By blowing air around, they make it easier for air to evaporate sweat from your skin and reduce body heat. The more evaporation, the cooler you feel.

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Cool Tip No.1

Using a ceiling fan and air conditioner together in summer will make you feel cooler and can reduce your running costs by up to 40%.

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Cool Tip No.2

A ceiling fan with reverse mode pushes warm air downwards, so it can help keep you cool in summer, warm in winter and lower your heating costs by up to 10%.

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