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What is air conditioning?

Our creative solutions in air conditioning, refrigeration, ventilation, heating and electrical services cater for both the domestic and commercial sectors, and we pride ourselves in providing the best result for you.

What is air conditioning?

A brief explanation of how air conditioning works:

Cooling mode

Indoor Unit

A fan blows the hot indoor air over a heat exchanging coil through which cold refrigerant flows. The cold refrigerant absorbs the heat from the air and cooled air is blown into the room.

Copper Piping

The refrigerant circulates through the units and the piping and takes the heat from the indoor unit to the outdoor unit.

Outdoor Unit

Through compression, the refrigerant gas is heated and its boiling point increases. In the outdoor unit the heat obtained through compression is released to the outdoor air by means of a fan which blows the outdoor air over a heat exchanging coil.


The liquid refrigerant flows back to the indoor unit.

Indoor Unit

Back in the indoor unit, the refrigerant is decompressed and thus able to extract heat from the indoor air.

Contact us for advice on the best solution for your space and the best cooling system to suit your needs.