Once you’ve settled on the type of air conditioning you’d like to install you should take the time to find the specific model that best suits your needs.
Arguably, the most important thing to look for in an air conditioner is the energy star rating. Regulated by the government, this rating allows you to make a quick comparison between the power consumption of different air conditioners.
All energy labels show possible star ratings from a minimum of one star to a maximum of six stars. However, if the air conditioner has exceptional energy efficiency it can have up to 10 stars.
Units with low star ratings might be cheaper to buy but will usually cost you much more to run.
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