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Daikin Airconditioning UK Ltd  The Heights, Brooklands, Weybridge, Surrey KT13 0NY

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The refrigerant cycle: what is it?

An air conditioner works similar to a refrigerator. The refrigerant flows through the system, and changes in state or condition. There are four processes in the 'refrigeration cycle'.

What are the influences on the capacity need?

Throughout the ages, we have sought to improve the level of comfort offered by our surroundings. In colder regions, we have tried to heat our dwellings and in warmer climates, to cool them down because if we are not comfortable, we can neither work nor relax.

What is heat transfer?

Heat always flows from a warmer substance to a cooler one. In reality, the faster moving molecules transfer some of their energy to slower ones. Thus the faster molecules slow down a little and the slower ones speed up. Expressed simply, this means that when it is hot outside, the heat attemps to 'invade' colder interior spaces.

What is inverter technology?

The inverter technology is integrated in the outdoor unit. The inverter technology can be compared to the technology in a car: " The harder you push your accelerator, the faster you go."

Cold draughts

Cold draughts are sometimes associated with air conditioning and indeed, this can be caused by incorrectly conceived systems.

What is a heat pump?

A heat pump extracts low temperature energy from the environment and increases its temperature for heating purposes.

What is catechin?

Catechin is a natural anti-bacterial substance derived from tea leaves that kills germs that can attach to these particles.