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Air Conditioning Parts

Air Conditioning Parts

During the summer, there is nothing better than coming in from a hot day to a nice cool home. Homeowners need to keep their air conditioning unit well maintained to keep them comfortable throughout the year. If your AC does go out at any point, it can be beneficial to understand the different AC parts that can be damaged.

At Applegate Home Comfort, we are focused on providing you high-quality residential HVAC systems. We will install and provide maintenance for any HVAC unit your home needs to achieve optimal comfort. Our experts can also teach you some valuable tips and tricks to keep your units working well. Here is a look at air conditioners, their parts, and the benefits you receive working with us.

The Parts to Air Conditioning Units

Whether you are getting an air conditioner installed in your home or if you need maintenance or repairs for an existing air conditioning unit, it is beneficial to understand the different components to a unit. Air conditioning units are typically made up of five mechanical components: chemical refrigerant, condenser coil, evaporator coil, expansion valve, and compressor.

  • Chemical Refrigerant: The refrigerant runs between the condenser coil and evaporator coil and provides the cooling power for your home.
  • Condenser Coil: The air conditioner condenser unit converts evaporated refrigerant back into a liquid through heat transfer. This part of the unit is housed in an outside unit.
  • Evaporator Coil: The air conditioner evaporator is on the cold side of the air conditioner. It works with the fan to blow air over the chilled coils and into the home. It receives liquid refrigerant and turns into to gas through a drop in pressure.
  • Expansion Valve: This valve is in between the evaporator and condenser coils. It is responsible for depressurizing the liquid refrigerant so it can convert into gas.
  • Compressor: The compressor for air conditioner unit works in the opposite way the expansion valve works. It re-pressurizes the refrigerant so it can turn back into liquid.

Be sure to see an AC set up by looking at our Air Conditioner Parts Diagram. For most central air conditioning systems, there is a unit that is outside of your home and another that is inside your home. The air conditioner itself works to cool and heat air, clean and control moisture level, and provide the maximum indoor comfort. The system pushes hot air out of the building and returns cool air.

Why Choose Applegate Home Comfort

There are many different small parts to an air conditioning unit, but it can benefit you to know the 5 main components. This will help you pinpoint any issues so when you do make a call for maintenance or repairs, you can give us an idea of what work needs to be done. On top of that, we go above and beyond with our services.

Michigan residents can take advantage of our expertise to guide them to the perfect solutions for their home. Homeowners have access to the best central air conditioner parts and supplies along with air duct cleaning services.

When you need an expert eye to pinpoint the issue, we can answer the call at any time. We offer emergency service for any HVAC service. If your AC goes out and the condition is unbearable, we will be able to get your residential air conditioner up and running quickly. If you are interested, we will even install a Smart AC Thermostat to give you better control over cooling.

Contact Us Today!

If you’d like to get service on your air conditioner, you can take advantage of Applegate Home Comfort services. We will inspect your unit and provide you with the right fixes to get your home to a comfortable temperature. To get started, contact us here or give us a call at 517-337-7700!

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