The Role Of The Evaporator And Condenser Coils In The AC System

The Role Of The Evaporator And Condenser Coils In The AC System

Your AC installation in Bowling Green, KY has two key parts: the evaporator and condenser coils. Most air conditioner owners may only have little knowledge about them. They play a key role in the whole operation of your unit though.

Both coil types in your AC process heat and cooling in a cycle along with the compressor. Let’s see how these parts work and what their roles are in your AC system.

The Condenser Coil

It starts when the compressor pumps hot refrigerant gas into the condenser coil. The refrigerant is a gas that allows the transfer of hot air to process it for cooling.

The refrigerant gas cools down and becomes a condensed pressurized liquid. This passes through the metering device, which lowers its pressure. It turns it back into vapor.

The condenser is part of the AC outdoor unit. This makes it prone to dust and debris accumulation, and corrosion. You need proper AC maintenance to avoid these issues.

The Evaporator Coil

The evaporator coil is a copper coil system that absorbs the heat from the air inside a room or space. It works with the condenser coil to complete the process of providing cool air and is part of the indoor unit.

The evaporator coil receives the vapor processed by the metering device. The vapor evaporates into low-pressure gas as it interacts with the heat. This produces the cool air that we receive from our AC unit.

Even if they are indoors, evaporator coils also experience rust and corrosion. The damage can result in refrigerant leaks. They can also accumulate dust and mold. Along with the condenser coils, they should be part of deep cleaning in AC services.

Both the condenser and evaporator coils are part of the whole cycle that produces cold air. Any issues from infrequent maintenance will result in AC repair.

Call your local trusted specialists Top Notch Heating and Air Conditioning for regular maintenance. We would also help you if you need AC replacement of parts when they go bad.

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