The Benefits of Installing A Variable Refrigerant Flow Unit in Your HVAC System

Not many people are bothered about checking how their home’s heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) system works. Researching how the HVAC system works might not be how you would like to spend your free time. Most people only realise they need to know when their air conditioner or heater is on its last legs.

Instead of waiting, we have complied some information that will help you prolong the lifespan and durability of your air conditioner. We have also added some information that will help you keep your refrigerator working in its best condition for years after years, and it can all be learned within a few minutes.

If this sounds like something that might benefit you in the long run, keep reading to know what a Variable Refrigerant Flow System is and the benefits it offers for you and your comfort. You will also learn about the efficient functioning of the HVAC system in your house. 

Do any of the below scenarios relate to you?

It is only when our expert technicians at the Coles Air Conditioning, Refrigeration and Catering ask these questions to people that they realize their HVAC system needs maintenance.

When we ask them if there are any specific grievances about their heating and cooling systems, most people initially say no, but, as they consider the answers to the question above, they start realizing that there are a few concerns that they perhaps didn’t notice or simply ignored.

Variable Refrigerant Flow Systems

If any of such situations have been bothering you, you need to pay more attention to how your home’s HVAC system is functioning and this is where a Variable Refrigerant Flow System shines. 

A Variable Refrigerant Flow (VRF) System is an advanced cooling and heating unit that can solve most of the common comfort problems you have with your HVAC system including those we have discussed above by improving the efficiency of the HVAC system in your house.

Combined Cooling and Heating

Keeping track of the maintenance of your home appliances is hard enough, but having a separate air conditioner and heater can double your work. The Variable Refrigerant Flow units offer an all-in-one cooling and heating unit. This means less maintenance, and fewer chores to worry about.

Additionally, you will also be able to save more by buying one VRF unit instead of purchasing an air conditioner and furnace separately.

Improve Room to Room Comfort

If you think that not all rooms in your house cool or heat perfectly as per the thermostat settings you have made, installing a Variable Refrigerant Flow System might help solve the issue.

A variable refrigerant flow system is superior in its functioning compared to the traditional air conditioners because of zoning.

Having a Variable Refrigerant Flow Unit installed in your HVAC system can allow every room in your house to have its own temperature settings. This means you can keep the living room at a comfortable and crowd-pleasing temperature of about 24 degrees C, and turn down the bedroom temperature to about 20 to 22 degrees C to ensure you can sleep well.

This is how you will be able to avoid the frequent fights over the thermostat settings! Each member of your house will be able to set the temperature of his or her room at what they feel is comfortable for them.

If you have that one room, which never seems to be at the right temperature, you can consider the problem solved by having a VRF unit installed.

Energy Saving

If there is one thing that can separate the variable refrigerant flow system from the traditional split system air conditioning units is its ability to run at different speeds. Plus, the latest variable refrigerant flow units are equipped with standard energy-efficient components.

Most traditional air conditioners work like a light switch, which means they turn on and then turn off automatically at frequent intervals depending on the thermostat setting and the temperature in your ENTIRE house achieved by the cooling system. 

The VRF units, on the other hand, work more like the light dimmers. They are designed to use the exact amount of electricity needed to maintain the temperature only at specific rooms in your house and NOT the entire house.

So, if you think of rooms in your house that are used less often, like a guest bedroom, you do not have to bear the electricity costs for keeping these places cold or warm.

You can install a VRF unit that would help you save on electricity bills by turning on the HVAC system only in those rooms of your house where you need it.

Reduces Noise

If you have spent countless sleepless nights because you are disturbed by the sounds of the air conditioner roaring, it is time for you to install a VRF unit. VRF units work without creating any noise. They are so quiet that you will not even know that they are operating.

This is what makes VRF units perfect for your HVAC system at home, especially if you have a newborn baby, kids, or any person living there who is sensitive to noise.

If you want to know more about how a VRF unit works, you can contact our technicians at Coles Refrigeration and Air Conditioning. Call us now on 02 4957 0221 or fill out our contact form and someone from our team will get in touch with you to help you with any issues you are having with your HVAC system at home.