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How cooling works

Central Cooling

The most common central cooling system is a split system, which includes an outdoor unit such
as an air conditioner or heat pump containing a condenser coil and compressor, and an indoor
unit called an evaporator coil.
This setup is usually installed in conjunction with your furnace or air handler. The compressor in the
(outdoor unit) pumps a chemical called refrigerant (R22 or R-410A) through the system to cool the air.

How it works
Once warm air inside your home blows across the indoor evaporator coil, its heat energy
transfers to the refrigerant inside the coil. That transfer, in turn, "cools" the air. The refrigerant is
pumped back to the compressor where the cycle begins again. The heat absorbed by the
refrigerant is moved outside your home while cooled air is blown inside. Moisture that
contributes to humidity is also condensed out of the air.
Your cooling system is usually combined with your central heating system because they share
the same ductwork for distributing conditioned air throughout your home.
In warm environments where a furnace is not used, an air handler can be used to pump the air
through the ductwork which helps your air conditioner run efficiently.

Air Conditioner vs. Heat Pump
An air conditioner serves one purpose: to cool the air inside your home. A heat pump however
can cool or heat your home. A heat pump can be used with an air handler to provide cool air in
the summer and warm air in the winter. Heat pumps are electric and can be used when a gas fuel
source is not available to power a furnace. Heat pumps are also ideal for areas where winter
weather averages 40 degrees or above as at such temperatures they can heat your home more
efficiently than a gas furnace.

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