An air conditioner can provide efficient cooling for your home. Air conditioners employ the same operating principles as your home refrigerator. Refrigerators use energy (electricity) to transfer heat from a cool interior of the refrigerator to the relatively warm surroundings of your home; likewise, an air conditioner uses energy (electricity) to transfer heat from the interior of your home to the relatively warm outside environment. An air conditioners refrigeration system consists of a compressor, two coils made of copper tubing (one indoors and one outside) and copper tubing connecting the coils. The compressor moves refrigerant between the coils. The refrigerant evaporates in the indoor coil, pulling heat out of the indoor air and cooling your home. The hot refrigerant gas is pumped outdoors to the outdoor coil where it reverts back to a liquid, giving up its heat to the outside air.
The indoor coil and its cabinet are installed in-line with a blower for air movement, typically a gas furnace.
Integrity Home Heating partners with Ruud to offer a complete line of air conditioner (and gas furnace) options to offer a wide range of SEER efficiency options. Ruud air conditioners are engineered to perform both efficiently and quietly, delivering indoor comfort you can count on when you need it most.
Contact us today at 541-520-6227 for more information about an air conditioner for your home.
SEER: Seasonal Energy Efficiency Ratio:
The ratio of BTU cooling output during a typical cooling season to watt-hours of electricity used. The higher the SEER rating of a unit, the more energy efficient it is. The Federal minimum in the North Region (Oregon) for an Air Conditioner is 13 SEER, (and for a Heat Pump is 14 SEER), with ratings over 20 SEER possible with specific models.