Why Choose an Inverter Air Conditioning System?

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Improved Efficiency & Temperature Control

When extreme temperatures roll in, your air conditioner works overtime to keep you cool. If you have an inverter air conditioning system, those hot days won’t send your utility bills through the roof anymore. You’ll enjoy smooth, quiet operation of your air conditioner and consistent temperatures all day long. The experts at Gold Star can install a new Daikin Fit inverter air conditioning system in your home. Contact us today for a free estimate.

The Advantage of Variable Speed Cooling Technology

When it’s hot, most of us are used to the sound of the air conditioner turning on. That means a welcomed blast of cold air is going to come from the vents and improve your indoor comfort. What if we told you that you don’t need that sound and in fact, that sound is what is causing your energy bill to go up.

Enter the inverter air conditioner. Equipped with a variable speed compressor, an inverter air conditioning system actively manages the speed of the motor that handles your HVAC unit’s cooling capabilities. This steady operation minimizes wasted energy that standard cooling systems expend. The HVAC technicians at Gold Star can help you save on your energy bills and enjoy more consistent temperature control and efficient operation by installing a Daikin Fit inverter cooling system.

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What is an Inverter Air Conditioning System?

Inverter, variable speed, or variable-capacity air conditioners control the output of your HVAC system by regulating the frequency of electricity that powers the motor. The ability to run your air conditioner consistently at lower power allows your system to be more energy efficient. Depending on your cooling needs, the inverter in your air conditioner will raise or lower the current to your compressor in small increments. With constantly fluctuating temperatures in the Delaware Valley area, an inverter HVAC system can better manage your indoor comfort without the all-or-nothing approach air conditioners have historically provided.

Benefits of Inverter Air Conditioners
  • Consistent Temperature
  • Lasting Indoor Comfort
  • Quiet Operation
  • Durable and Efficient
  • Lower Energy Costs

Inverter Air Conditioning Systems vs Conventional Air Conditioners

The main difference between conventional and inverter air conditioning systems is their efficiency. The inverter’s ability to efficiently control the electric current that your air conditioner uses based on system demand is what gives it the edge over a conventional air conditioner. Conventional systems are either running or not. When it is off and your indoor temperature rises, traditional single-stage compressors will turn on when the target temperature is reached. There are also conventional systems that use two-stage compressors. These run at a lower power most of the time but can operate at full capacity when needed.

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Comparing Air Conditioner Compressor Types

There are three common compressor types used in air conditioners. Because all air conditioners rely on a compressor to regulate the flow of refrigerant through the system, how those compressors function is important to understand. Conventional air conditioners use either a single-stage or two-stage compressor. When your thermostat cycles on, each compressor uses a different amount of energy to generate the necessary cold air to match your comfort settings. The newest, inverter-driven compressors run low and slow to require less energy consumption.

Single-Stage AC Compressor
Single-Stage
AC Compressors

Single-stage air conditioner cycles are short but frequent and operate at either 0% or 100% capacity. Temperature swings will be noticeable as the indoor air will heat up over time until the system turns backs on to lower the temperature. Because the system is either on or off, it is the least efficient way to cool over time. These systems are the most affordable upfront because the units are simpler in their operation.

Two-Stage AC Compressor
Two-Stage
AC Compressors

Two-stage air conditioner cycles are longer than single-stage but still frequent. These systems operate at either 65% capacity (stage one) or 100% capacity (stage two). Although not as extreme as a single-stage system, you will notice occasional indoor temperature swings. To keep more consistent temperatures, two-stage systems operate at lower power most of the time and only use the top end in periods of high demand.

Inverter AC Compressor
Inverter
AC Compressors

Inverter air conditioners can operate anywhere from 35% capacity to even 120% capacity. Because the inverter is actively regulating the power to the compressor, the cycles are very slow. The output varies only slightly, providing consistent cooling power with virtually no temperature changes. You’ll see a drop in your energy consumption because this steady operation minimizes the amount of energy needed to keep you cool.

Gold Star Can Install Reverse Cycle Systems

Commonly known as a heat pump, a reverse cycle system can cool your home or business in the summer and provide heat in the winter. An inverter-driven reverse cycle HVAC system is an all-encompassing solution to indoor comfort. It provides versatile heating and cooling capabilities by extracting heat energy from inside in the summer and outside in the winter. These systems are incredibly energy efficient, especially when the outdoor temperature changes drastically. Reverse cycle systems are costly because they combine two systems, but you will definitely save a ton over the life of the system on your operation costs.

Daikin Fit HVAC Comfort System
Daikin Fit HVAC Comfort System

Gold Star has chosen to install the product line of Daikin HVAC comfort systems, including the Daikin Fit system. With a history of producing durable and efficient cooling systems, Daikin has positioned itself as one of the most popular air conditioner brands in the world. Our HVAC technicians have worked with just about every air conditioning brand and our team relies on Daikin when it comes to the installation of new air conditioners.

The Daikin Fit inverter air conditioning system provides precise temperatures and improved humidity control all while saving space and energy. Our highly trained representatives are standing by to answer any questions you may have about how inverter technology and the Daikin Fit could help you stay comfortable and lower your energy bills.

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How to Choose the Right Air Conditioning System For Your Home

When deciding on the right air conditioner for your home or business there are several factors you should consider. To calculate the size of the unit needed to provide adequate comfort for every room, your square footage is the most important metric. During an initial consultation, a Gold Star HVAC technician will perform an audit of your property while noting where your doors and windows are, and whether your walls and ceiling are properly insulated. We will be happy to answer any questions you may have regarding the new air conditioning system selection process.

When looking at single or two-stage air conditioners, you will almost always have to choose a unit with higher capacity than you really need so that you aren’t stuck with a system that will underperform in extreme temperatures. The great news about inverter air conditioners like the Daikin Fit system, is that they don’t operate at peak output level unless it is absolutely necessary. The AC pros at Gold Star will help you make an informed decision by explaining all of the differences between each type of air conditioner.

Gold Star Backs All AC Installations

Your new air conditioner is one of the largest investments you will make in your property. Because it is also one of the most used, it’s important to protect it. At Gold Star, all new air conditioning systems that we install come with up to 12 years of parts and labor protection. We want our customers to be 100% satisfied with their purchase so we also provide you with 1 free year of our Comprehensive Maintenance Plan for peace of mind. Routine maintenance is important to make sure you get the most life out of your system, even when it is brand new. You can prevent costly, unexpected repairs later by checking for small problems once or twice a year now.

Affordable Inverter Air Conditioners
We Know Affordable Inverter Air Conditioners

Whether you have been planning to upgrade your current air conditioner or you’re currently stuck without AC, at Gold Star we do everything we can to provide affordable inverter air conditioner installation services. We offer convenient financing options to help make the upfront cost more manageable.

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Choose Gold Star for Your Energy Efficient Inverter Air Conditioning System

A professionally installed variable-speed inverter air conditioning system by Gold Star is the best way to efficiently cool your home or business. Our experienced HVAC technicians can install a brand-new Daikin inverter-driven air conditioner that will provide optimal comfort all day, every day while keeping your energy costs at a minimum. No more fluctuating between too hot or too cold! For the best in quiet and consistent air conditioning, contact Gold Star today.