Relaxing with ducted air conditioning

5 Reasons Why Perth Residents Choose Ducted Air Conditioning

We all love living in Perth’s warm climate, but no one likes the feeling of being hot and sweaty. Your home should be a place where you can relax and escape the heat. This is why so many Perth residents choose to install ducted air conditioning. 

So, why ducted? Well, of course there are other options, including split system and evaporative air conditioning, but overall ducted aircon always comes out on top. If you’re not yet convinced, here are five reasons why Perth residents find ducted air conditioning the coolest system around.

1. Ducted Air Conditioning is the best way to cool the whole home

Air conditioning cooling whole home

Ducted air conditioning is specifically designed to cool and heat your entire home. It provides maximum comfort all year round. Reverse cycle ducted air conditioning operates as a refrigeration system, funnelling cool air through ducts to vents in every room. All this at the touch of a button.

With ducted air conditioning, you can create an even temperature throughout your living space. No need to worry about keeping doors closed, as is the case with split systems. Ducted air conditioning is ideal for open plan living and people who like to get the most out of their whole home.

2. Ducted Air Conditioning handles the heat and humidity better

Woman in home without ducted air conditioning

Things can get pretty hot and sticky in Perth. High heat and humidity can zap your energy levels.

Ducted air conditioning is ideal for the Perth climate because it extracts the moisture from the air and pumps out drier, crisper, cool air. The air is recycled through an indoor fan coil unit. This is better than an evaporative cooling system, which can add moisture to the atmosphere, increasing humidity levels.

For a system that expertly handles Perth’s heat and humidity, ducted reverse cycle air conditioning is the way to go.

3. Ducted Air Conditioning is less expensive to install than you think

Installing Ducted Air Conditioner

How much is ducted air conditioning? It’s probably more affordable than you think. To give you a ballpark figure, the cost of fully installed ducted air conditioning in a standard size Perth home starts at around $8,500.

To get a better picture of Perth prices for ducted air conditioning, you also need to factor in the brand, the size of the unit, the size of your home, the number of vents needed and your personal requirements. It’s easy to get a definite cost, just contact the team at Perth City Air and ask for a quote.

4. Running your Ducted Air Conditioning unit is cost efficient

Energy efficient ducted air conditioning

Heating and cooling accounts for approximately 40% of household energy costs. This is why it’s important to choose units with a high energy efficiency rating – the more energy efficiency stars, the better. This will ensure your ducted air con is cheaper to run. You may have to pay more upfront for a multi-starred model, but you’ll recoup your costs in lower energy bills. For example, a ducted air conditioner with seven stars can be 20% less expensive to run annually than a five-star unit of the same size.

You can also cut running costs by installing ducted systems in specific zones in your home. What’s more, modern ducted systems can be turned on in individual rooms and turned off in others, saving you even more. 

Good insulation and energy-efficient windows also make a valuable contribution to cutting the running costs of running your ducted air conditioning.

5. Ducted Air Conditioning adds value to your home

Installing ducted air conditioning vent

Installing ducted air conditioning is a sure-fire way to add value to your home. If you plan to sell your house, a home with a ducted system has much more appeal than a home without. Ducted air conditioning is the kind of investment that you’ll enjoy while you live in your home and will pay dividends when you decide to sell. 

If you’re ready to make Perth’s long, hot summers more bearable, contact the team at Perth City Air. We can supply and install the perfectly priced and perfectly sized ducted air conditioning unit for your home. 

Contact Perth City Air today and ask for a quote.

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