Question by  trashman (31)

What is involved in installing central air?


Answer by  strohs21 (181)

Central air is generally an add on onto an existing forced air system. The main components are a coil that sits on furnace, condensor outside and refrigerant lines that connect.


Answer by  Stuart (21)

The installation of a central heating, ventilating, and air conditioning (HVAC) system starts with an accurate survey of the space and a design to meet heat loss and dehumidification requirements. Installation consists of provisioning electrical power, running return and supply duct, installing and connecting outdoor condenser and interior air handler.


Answer by  Mollichella (445)

This is something I would never recommend anyone doing on thier own. It is a very calculated, involved job that requires the right knowledge.


Answer by  bekkashay (98)

It is very complicated. You must first see get the calculations to see what size air conditoner you need. Next, make sure if you have the right air ducts and amount of flowing electricity. Then you need to hire a professional to install it.


Answer by  samwise (10)

Planning, materials, and skilled worker. Install duct system throughout house and connect to an air conditioning system. A contractor would most likely be needed.


Answer by  chazkit (64)

You need to run copper lines for the freon,install duct work in the attic,put a condensing unit outside,an air handler inside.Run the 220v wires,install a thermostat.


Answer by  Abigailod (27)

It consists of two parts, the first part being 90% of the work, which you can do yourself, and the second part being completed by a professional. Due to laws, it is essential that the completion of the project is carried out by an air conditioning professional.


Answer by  Stephen (123)

A property owner can go online to find contractors in the area who install central air conditioning systems. Installation is a rather involved process, the most difficult of which is running the ductwork in the attic or basement, and finding a location for the air handler.


Answer by  kennethjgoodson (4903)

You will have to tap into the heat vents to be able to get the air to come out of your vents.


Answer by  jaime24 (744)

To install central air you will need to have someone come out and to duct work. You will need to have vents put in.

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