Looking at air conditioners on the market may leave you wondering exactly what it is you'll be buying. A lot of concepts are tossed around. Does an air conditioner really weigh a ton? (No.) What's a BTU? Why might you need a plumber to help you install one?
The answers are actually straightforward, but it takes a little industry knowledge to appreciate what it is you'll be buying. Let's take a look at some key concepts you should study before you shop for air conditioners.