Using AC is not just a luxury but a necessity to escape the unbearable conditions of extreme heat and humidity anywhere in Bangladesh. As a result, air conditioner is widely used everywhere in homes, offices and public places across the country to escape from the suffocating heat. Moreover, AC has changed the way common people live, work, and relax. Today, to address climate change and energy efficiency challenges, air conditioner found in Bangladesh are incorporating new technologies that are more sustainable and affordable.
Is Window AC Affordable?
Window air conditioner is used for small homes or offices. Window AC has a compressor and evaporator in one unit. Window AC is available at a relatively affordable price. However, window AC installation requires cutting the wall to the size of the AC, which is somewhat troublesome and expensive. Besides, the amount of noise in using window AC is a bit high which can disturb the sleep of many people. Window AC is available at around 40% cheaper in Bangladesh than split AC.
What is the benefit of split AC and how much does it cost?
Split air conditioner has two parts - the outdoor unit and the indoor unit. Split air conditioner consumes less electricity and is silent. Split AC has better temperature control as compared to other air conditioners. However, the price of split AC was once high, nowadays due to technological advancements, split AC can be found in Bangladesh under 30,000 taka plus installation cost.
Does portable AC require installation?
Portable Air Conditioner requires no installation and can be carried from one room to another. However, a pipe has to be placed outside the window to let the hot air out of the room. It does not need to be drilled separately.
How many ton of AC is required?
1 ton AC is enough for a room size up to 100 square feet. 1.5 ton AC can cool your house enough up to 150 square feet. 2 ton AC can do up to 200 square feet. Although more space can be cooled by the air conditioner, this assumption will keep the AC well by reducing the load on the AC compressor.
Is Half-Ton AC available in Bangladesh?
Half-ton AC is not available in Bangladesh, but among the low-capacity ACs, one-ton AC is relatively more popular.
Which AC has less electricity consumption?
In Bangladesh, 3 star and 5 star non-inverter ACs are available which are energy efficient based on their star rating. The 1.5 ton 3-star rated AC consumes 1.6 units per hour and the 5-star rated AC consumes 1.5 units per hour. Another state-of-the-art inverter AC is gaining popularity in Bangladesh for its super energy saving and these AC can save up to 60% electricity.
What is the price of AC?
Remember, AC price depends on its brand, features, and how much space you want to cover. Some AC is available at low price which is quite good and if you buy such ACs the price of AC in Bangladesh will start from Tk 26,000 which will cover at least 100 square feet of area with the additional cost required for setup so the total will be around Tk 30,000. If you want to cool more space or the room is big, you need an AC of at least Tk 40,000. If you want to buy a popular brand of AC, the lowest price in Bangladesh will be Tk 50,000.
Which brand of AC to buy?
Many popular brands of AC are available in Bangladesh. Chinese made AC is most popular in Bangladesh for its low price. Of these, Gree AC is good for good quality and mid-budget. Media AC is famous for very low prices with quality service. Also Chigo AC, Carrier AC offers good and expected quality products at low prices. And popular brands like General AC, Panasonic AC, Samsung AC, LG AC, Sharp AC, Toshiba AC, Fujitsu AC are top class ACs in Bangladesh.
What is the function of AC health button?
Many new models of AC in Bangladesh have a health function and are usually marked with an icon button on the AC remote. The icon may vary based on the brand of AC. It cleans the air by creating ions and removes dust, pollen, viruses and bacteria. As a result, the air is clean and protected from various diseases. However, it sometimes creates ozone in the air, which can irritate the lungs of many people. But most ACs have the facility to turn it on or off.
What is scavenging function in AC?
AC scavenging function is one of the best healthy functions. It deodorizes the room by slowly removing the indoor air and introducing fresh air from outside. So, there will always be fresh air in the room.
Special functions of AC that will change your daily life
Programmable Thermostat: AC with a programmable thermostat provides the facility to set different temperatures for different times of the day. As a result, a comfortable environment can be created at home or office as needed.
Sleep Mode: AC's sleep mode adjusts the temperature and fan speed to create a comfortable sleeping environment.
Dehumidifier: The dehumidifier function removes excess moisture from the air, making the home or office environment more comfortable. Also, the risk of fungus or a damp environment is greatly reduced.
Smart Control: Some air conditioners in Bangladesh are also available with smart control technology. As a result, the AC temperature and settings can be easily adjusted from a remote location through a smartphone or other smart device.
Where is Central AC used?
All the central AC units are basically in one place and supply the cool air to the required place through AC ducts. As a result, this type of AC is relatively easy to control and is generally used more in hospitals, shopping malls, and commercial spaces. Moreover, central AC cools the room evenly as well as keeps the environment fresh. Generally, the capacity of central AC ranges from 10 to 500 tons.