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Central Air

central air conditioning systemCentral air conditioning in Buffalo, Ny is a necessity for many of us. However, it's also a bit mystery to many of us. How does central air conditioning work to keep our homes cool? Central air conditioners function the same way a refrigerator does. In fact, your fridge is essentially an air conditioner that's attached to a big insulated box. Both of them work on the premise of drawing heat and humidity out of your home or a space in the case of your refrigerator. The result is a home that has less heat and humidity in it, offering a much cooler feel. Air conditioning units have a special kind of chemical in them, referred to as refrigerant. Freon was one of the early chemicals used for this purpose, but its ozone depleting effects have caused it to be replaced by other "green" substitute refrigerants.

There are a number of basic parts to the average central air conditioning system. They are the:

  • Condenser (Outdoor Coil)
  • Evaporator (Indoor Coil)
  • Compressor

What else should I look for when buying a central air conditioner in Buffalo NY?

If your central air conditioning unit is more than 10 years old, replacing it with an ENERGY STAR qualified model could cut your cooling costs by 30%. If you've decided that you need to purchase a new central air conditioning system, call us to explore the benefits of an ENERGY STAR unit. Remember, even though these products can be more expensive to purchase up front, the cost difference will be paid back over time through lower energy bills.

Trane TruComfort Variable Speed System

The Trane Trucomfort AC unit is one of the industry’s most efficient variable speed air conditioners; on the hottest of days it cools your home with precision, keeping you cool and comfortable throughout the day. Click here to learn more about this system, or contact us today to get your free estimate.

Air Conditioning in Multiple Rooms
With Home Zoning

Finding a home that requires the same amount of cooling and heating throughout is a challenge. In fact, it’s probably impossible. Basements, attics, first floors, second floors, fronts, backs – all have unique needs based on the home’s size, windows, facings, insulation, doors and even the home’s position towards the sun. In the past, it has been difficult to mitigate these differences. Homeowners were simply forced accept the fact that some areas of the house would be comfortable, while others would not. Mitsubishi had helped solve this problem with single or multiple zone cooling (ductless air conditioning) systems.  Weather you have no duct work or to supllement a central air conditioning system that doesn't quite cool all zones of your house, Northeast Mechanical can help.  We have the specific solution that you need in air conditioning your house during the warm Buffalo summers.


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