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Ever Wonder How A Home Air Conditioning System Blows Cold Air.

Posted by Michael Kamps on Wed, Jul 17, 2013 @ 10:37 AM

Found Some Great Information That Explains How A Home Air Conditioning System Blows Cold AirIndoor Comfort And Makes You Comfortable.

One of the most important reasons we at H&H Heating & Cooling provides information on our website is to deliver answers to every possible question homeowners ask us over the years. I thought I'd share some great information from an article published by a leading building science expert named Allison Bailes.  He does a nice job explaining how a home air conditioning system works.

Here's an excerpt from his article:

"An air conditioner is a device that moves heat from one place to another. It picks up heat from inside your home and moves it to the outside. In other words, it pumps heat from one place to another. Although we could call it a heat pump, we usually reserve that term for air conditioners that can pump heat in either direction - inside to outside or outside to inside.

When you put your face in front of that AC vent, it may seem that an air conditioner creates cold, but in reality, it's removing thermal energy from inside your house and sending it outside. This transfer of heat from your home's air does indeed make the air cooler, and the air blowing out of the supply vents does feel cold. It's best to think of the process, though, as a heat flow from inside to outside."

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Tags: Thermal Dynamics, Cooling, Building Science, Comfort