Our team of skilled technicians is licensed (LIC. #989047) and trained to handle all of your coil installation needs. We pride ourselves on providing high-quality service and customer satisfaction, so you can trust that your coil installation will be done right the first time.
But what exactly is a coil, and why is proper installation so important? In this article, we’ll break down the basics of coil installation and answer some frequently asked questions.
What is a Coil?
A coil is a vital component of your heating and cooling system. It helps to transfer heat between the air inside your home and the refrigerant used in your system. In a heating system, the coil absorbs heat from the outside air and transfers it indoors, while in a cooling system, the coil absorbs heat from the indoor air and transfers it outdoors.
There are two main types of coils: evaporator coils and condenser coils. Evaporator coils are located inside your home and are responsible for absorbing heat from the air inside. Condenser coils are located outside and are responsible for releasing heat to the outside air.
Why is Proper Coil Installation Important?
Proper coil installation is crucial for the overall efficiency and performance of your heating and cooling system. If the coil is not installed correctly, it can lead to a variety of problems such as reduced airflow, reduced energy efficiency, and even system failure.
A poorly installed coil can also lead to higher energy costs as the system has to work harder to compensate for the subpar installation. On the other hand, a properly installed coil will ensure optimal performance, leading to lower energy bills and a longer lifespan for your system.
The Right Choice HVAC: Your Trusted Source for Coil Installation
At The Right Choice HVAC, we understand the importance of proper coil installation. That’s why we only use the highest quality parts and equipment, and our technicians are trained to the highest standards. We are not a 24/7 service, but we will work with you to schedule a convenient time for your coil installation.
Technical Aspect of Coil Installation
Installing a coil correctly requires a thorough understanding of the system it will be a part of and the specific manufacturer’s instructions. The technician must also have the right tools and equipment to properly install the coil, including refrigerant handling tools, torque wrenches, and vacuum pumps.
There are several steps involved in the installation process, including properly sizing the coil, properly installing the coil support, and properly connecting the refrigerant lines. It’s important to follow these steps carefully to ensure proper installation and avoid any potential issues.
Frequently Asked Questions
The lifespan of your coils will depend on a variety of factors, including the type of system you have, the quality of the coils, and the level of maintenance you perform. In general, evaporator coils should be replaced every 10-15 years, while condenser coils may last up to 20 years. However, it’s always a good idea to have a professional inspect your coils regularly to ensure they are functioning properly.
While it may be tempting to try and save money by installing the coils yourself, it’s important to remember that proper installation requires specialized training and tools. Attempting to install the coils yourself can lead to costly mistakes and even compromise the safety of your system. It’s always best to hire a licensed professional, like the technicians at The Right Choice HVAC,