Power bills will keep rising.
In most properties air conditioning units are the single biggest energy consuming device.
Heating and air conditioning normally accounts for over 50% of the total power bill for businesses and buildings, according to Origin Energy.
In Holiday accommodation cooling and heating costs normally account for over 50% of the total power bill.
By leaving doors and windows open up to 50% of air conditioning energy costs are wasted.
In holiday accommodation up to 80% of air conditioning energy can be wasted heating or cooling empty rooms. Source: Industry
Setting an air conditioner to a low temperature does not make the unit cool the room faster. Never set the thermostat at a temperature below what you require it to maintain, typically 24-25°C.
Each degree of extra heating in winter or cooling in summer will increase energy consumption by 5-10 per cent. Set the thermostat to 20° in winter and 25° in summer. Source: Origin Energy.
Automatically turn off the air conditioner in empty rooms, saving more than half of the air conditioner power bill
Aircon Off has extremely fast Return on Investment time. Look at our Energy Savings Calculator to estimate your savings.
An average (2.5 kw) air conditioning unit produces carbon emissions of approximately 1.5kg per hour. Source: Sustainability Victoria.
Typically a one degree decrease in the temperature that you run your air conditioning at will increase energy use by 5-10 percent. Source Origin Energy.
Cooling a house down at the end of the day ALWAYS takes less energy than leaving the AC running all day.
The lifespan of an air conditioning unit is dramatically reduced if run for extended periods without turning off or if it is continually operated at very high or very low temperatures.