Cooling system types

There are several types of cooling systems you may have in your home. They range from units installed in a window, to units rolling around on the floor, to units mounted on a wall, to central air conditioning. All the systems use the same five elements of an air conditioning system consisting of refrigerant, compressor, condenser, expansion valve, evaporator coil as described in How Air Conditioning Works. Let’s review the most common types of air conditioning systems in the home.

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