Instructions for installing air conditioners when buying new
This stage is extremely important because it almost determines the operating capacity of the machine. The structure of the air conditioner consists of an outdoor unit and an indoor unit, with certain operating principles, so when installing these two units, they also have their own ways.
The chicken intestine pipe leads water from the indoor unit to the outside.
L-bar for outdoor outdoor unit.
Note: Depending on the conditions at home or the customer has their own requirements when installing, other materials may arise.
The indoor unit is the part installed inside the room for air conditioning. Therefore, you should avoid installing it in a place where direct sunlight shines or where there is a high temperature difference such as a door or window.
If installed on these places, the cold air flow directly meets the hot air, it will condense, causing the air conditioner to sweat and drip water.
You should install the air conditioner so that the wind blows along the room, not the direction of the wind blowing across the room or in the corner of the room, because then the cold air in the room will not be uniform.
If the indoor unit is installed in a location where the hot wind is obscured, it will be difficult to escape, which will also seriously affect the operating capacity and consume more power.
You can also refer to the installation process of the indoor unit below:
- Step 1: Install the indoor unit bracket.
Align the position for the bracket with a ruler, ensuring that the machine is always level when installed.
Fix the indoor unit bracket with screws and drill holes for the copper wire to come out.
- Step 2: Connect to prepare to install the indoor unit.
- Step 3: Install copper wire and wrap insulation.
After the electrical wiring is completed, start installing copper wires, water wires and insulation for 3 indoor unit pipes.
The insulation of copper wires must be properly performed to ensure that there is no loss of cold vapor and refrigerant.
- Step 4: Install the indoor unit on the bracket.
Check and re-align for the last time to see if the machine is balanced.
The indoor unit should also be installed at a convenient height for easy cleaning and maintenance.
Step 1: Bend the conduit to fit the position of the outdoor unit (outdoor unit).
Step 2: Use specialized pliers to flare the copper pipe to connect the copper wire to the outside.
Note: The flare of the copper pipe is very important, the tube must be flared with a special tool, correct technique and matched with the connector to ensure that the cold air and refrigerant do not leak out during use.
Step 3: Connect the wire from the indoor unit to the copper wire on the outside.
Use a wrench to tighten the two connection points to tighten and seal.
The outdoor unit is installed outside the room, take care not to place it in the middle of the wall because it will be easier to make noise than the position in the corner. The outdoor unit bracket needs to be firmly secured to withstand the force.
When installing the outdoor unit, you should remember to use rubber feet to prop the outdoor unit, limiting the vibration of the machine.
You should install the indoor unit higher than the outdoor unit so that the oil is returned to the engine block easily, saving a lot of maintenance or repair work and prolonging the life of the machine.
If due to housing conditions, you install the outdoor unit higher than the indoor unit (from 3m or more), you will have to make an additional oil trap system to limit the shortage of oil for the outdoor unit, because it is impossible to draw oil back.
Improper installation of the air conditioner can lead to the machine not working properly, gas leakage, water leakage, reduced lifespan, etc., damaging the user’s time, money and health.
To ensure that the air conditioner is operating smoothly, it is necessary to have a professional installer perform it. Hiring the right installer will help you a lot:
Save time and installation costs because there will rarely be serious errors.
Be advised exactly where to install the air conditioner to ensure the longevity of the machine.
With professional tools and specialized knowledge, the installer will help your air conditioner run smoothly.
Normally, air conditioning stores will also provide this service, in addition, if you have a trusted acquaintance, you can also ask them to install it to save costs.
Below is the process of installing outdoor units at home:
- Step 1: Measure the two bases, the distance between the two legs of the outdoor unit to fix the outdoor unit.
- Step 2: Similar to the indoor unit, align the outdoor unit installation position to balance the water level.
- Step 3: Attach the L-bar to the wall.
Fixed drilling and screwing.
Note: When installing the air conditioner, the outdoor unit can be placed directly on the ground without having to be mounted on the wall. Depending on your needs and aesthetics, you can decide whether to place the heater on an L-shaped bracket on the wall or put it directly on the ground.
- Step 4: Attach the heater to the leveled position and start the connection.
Connect the copper wire connected in the previous steps to the outdoor unit of the air conditioner.
Use the hex key to check the last time that the gas from the outdoor unit is leaking or still working.
- Step 5: Electrical connection for outdoor unit.
Wrap the final insulation for the gas valve and the refrigerant on the outdoor unit to ensure that the machine does not leak gas or heat outside.
Installation and connection between outdoor and indoor units is complete.
First use a pressure gauge to connect to the vacuum cleaner.
Connect the other end of the vacuum cleaner to the outdoor unit inlet line.
Start the vacuum cleaner and let it suck out any remaining air in the pipes. After suction, the vacuum level needs to be guaranteed at the threshold of 6 – 13 pa.
After the installation is completed for the customer, the installation staff will conduct a test run of the machine for you to check and rest assured.
Avoid letting the drain pipe be bent, which can easily cause water to back up to the floor, and also absolutely do not let the outlet of the pipe connect directly to the sewage pipe if you do not want your room to smell bad and infection.
Do not install the air conditioner near other electrical appliances such as televisions, refrigerators, etc.
It’s not a very good idea if the airflow hits you directly, you wouldn’t want to freeze while you’re sleeping, right?
If you live in an apartment or close to a neighbor’s wall, you should install the outdoor unit of the air conditioner a little away from their door so as not to cause conflicts because of the noise of the air conditioner!
Hopefully, with some of eLib’s tips on installing air conditioners in the right place, the right way above will help your home reduce power consumption, while ensuring the machine operates at the right capacity and has a long life. Please!