When it’s so hot in North Queensland, the humidity makes your hair frizz, a sweat break out just after having a shower, and you could cook
an egg on your car bonnet – then you know you definitely need airconditioning. But with so many options available how do you know what to
pick? Let us first explain the difference between a Box Aircon vs the Split System aircon.
Split System Air Conditioning
Split system air conditioners are comprised of two units, the indoor and outdoor unit. These units come in a variety of sizes depending on
the area you need to cool down.
These style of air conditioners are energy efficient to run (when used correctly), making the impact on your hip pocket a lot less than box
aircons. And with better star ratings than the latter, they are more energy efficient, resulting in less impact on the environment.
The original window box air conditioners have all of its components in the one unit, typically mounted on a window or in an external wall.
They are generally cheaper to purchase than split systems. Their output capacity is lower than a comparatively sized split system, so they
are best suited to cooling single rooms or other small areas. Having the condenser located with the unit means they can also be quite noisy (source:
If you are considering replacing your older box aircon with a split system you aren’t going to regret it. Compared to the much noisier box
aircon, the split system airconditioners are slim line and more aesthetically pleasing in your home, more energy efficient and much quieter
General Tips to keep your aircon working smarter for you:
We understand purchasing an aircon is a big decision and you may have lots of questions. That is normal. Don’t let your aircon ‘blow’
through all your cash. Give our experienced and reliable team a call to discuss your needs. Phone 1300 325 742.