Choose a central air conditioner with a high Seasonal Energy Efficiency Ratio (SEER). Look for the ENERGY STAR label. See their web site for central air conditioners with SEER ratings of 12 or greater.
You can lower your central air conditioners energy use by:
Room air conditioners are labeled with their Energy Efficiency Ratio (EER). Look for units with an EER of 10.0 or above. Check the ENERGY STAR web site for a qualifying brand.
Proper sizing is very important for efficient air conditioning. An air conditioner generally needs 20 Btu for each square foot of living space. The ENERGY STAR web site also includes a calculator for sizing your room air conditioner.
You can lower your room air conditioners energy use by:
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