Choosing a Split System is a bit like choosing a new car. You can have the base model that does things well. But have you got the option to include a few extra bells and whistles to make life even better?
As air conditioning technology improves, so does the array of features you can choose from. Most split systems these days come with a wireless remote control and air purifying filters as standard. Then there are ‘smart’ or ‘intelligent’ features that sense when people are present and work automatically to maintain comfortable temperatures and save power.
Other features are convenient, like automatic self-cleaning. While some systems include special features designed to minimise noise or maximise air purity.
Some features are ‘nice to haves’. While others will genuinely enhance your air conditioning experience, saving you time, energy, and improving your air.
Here’s a brief guide to our top ten features to help you decide which ones are best for you.
1. Intelligent Power Savers
If you feel like you’re being watched, you possibly are! In some Daikin Split System air conditioners, an infrared sensor called ‘Intelligent Eye’ detects movement in a room in order to enhance your comfort level as well as saving you power. When the room is empty for 20 minutes, Intelligent Eye changes the air conditioner setting to ‘energy saving operations’ to help reduce your power bills. When someone re-enters the room, it immediately returns to the original setting and can also direct airflow away from people for draft-free comfort.
2. Climate Control from your Smartphone
Imagine going for a run and while you’re away, programming your home to be cool as a cucumber when you arrive back. Or being out on a cold winter’s night and wanting to be as snug as a bug when you walk in the door. Now you can do it from your phone or device. Thanks to Wi-Fi connection, you can control your Daikin Split System air conditioner via an easy-to-use app on your smartphone, anywhere, anytime.
3. Clean Air Purifiers
As more Australians suffer from asthma and air-borne allergies than ever before, one of your must-have air conditioner features today is a clean air filter. It reassures everyone in your family that they’re breathing the purest air possible, which is especially desirable if you’re sensitive to air quality, have elderly relatives or small children.
4. Night Set Mode
Your home should be a sanctuary of peace and comfort. The last thing you want after a tiring day is to wake up during the night because the room is too cold or hot. Daikin Split System air conditioners feature Night Set mode, which when operating in cooling or heating will gently raise or reduce the room temperature during the night, so that everyone stays comfortable.
Whether it’s the middle of a hot sticky summer, or the chilliest winter, Night Set mode means you’ll all enjoy a peaceful night’s rest.
5. Automatic Self Cleaning
This convenient feature is a star of the Daikin US7 Split System air conditioner. Its internal brush automatically removes dust from the air filter. This not only helps to maintain a stable air-flow it reduces power consumption – as an air conditioner needs to use more energy if filters are blocked or dirty. The dust is then collected in a convenient container that’s simple to empty.
6. Humidity Controls
Aside from cooling, heating or a fresh breeze from the fan, you may want a little extra from your air conditioner. If you live in a cold, dry environment, you probably want a touch of humidity in the air to make life more comfortable. Or equally if you’re in the tropics, dehumidifying the air will make a big difference. Daikin’s US7 Split System can both dehumidify and humidify indoor air. The secret is its outdoor unit, which effortlessly draws or withdraws moisture from the outdoors and transfers it to your living spaces.
7. Economical Features
If your home’s electrical circuit is congested, a Daikin Split System can reduce power consumption in Econo Mode. By limiting the maximum amount of power used by your air conditioner, it lightens the load on your electrical system, especially when your household is using multiple appliances at the same time.
A convenient feature to have on your air conditioner is an automatic timer. Simply decide when you it turned on or off and the timer works its magic, even when you’re not there.
9. Coanda Airflow Technology
Daikin US7 and Cora Split Systems both feature advanced air circulation technology which creates what’s known as the Coanda effect. By streaming air upwards along the ceiling, specially designed louvres create a circular air motion that rapidly cools the room. This ensures a consistent temperature which maximises comfort and minimises operating costs.
10. Manufacturer’s Warranty
One of the most important features is a comprehensive warranty from a quality manufacturer. Hence, you should call Rapid Cold right now for a free quote!