What is a Casement / Window Air-Conditioning Unit ?
A window / casement air conditioner unit, is designed to cool a single room which can be a good and easy to install option. It is usually installed when it is not possible or practical to have a central air conditioning.
It requires a opening to an outdoor space to ventilate the hot air which will not be suitable if your room has no windows or opening.
It is the cheapest form of air conditioning to be found in the market.
Benefits Of Using Casement / Window Aircon Unti
Pros of using a casement air-conditioning
- Cheap ($600 – $1200) & easy install. Most space with window opening should fit the casement aircon unit.
- Suitable for small space that require air-conditioning
Cons of using a casement air-conditioning
- Unable to extend beyond a single small room
- Higher electrical cost as it usually runs on a older technology
Things to decide before buying?
Before deciding on purchasing a window aircon unit, we advice that you seriously consider the above pros and cons before making a decision as it can be more costly to upgrade in the near future should you require.