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Does air conditioning in the UK save money or cost more?

At A.S Cooling, we know that our customers want to make the right choice when it comes to installing air conditioning in Kent in their homes or places of business. With this, one of the most common concerns we hear is whether installing air conditioning is a savvy move financially.


Does air conditioning in the UK save money or cost more?

Whether air conditioning saves money or costs more depends on a number of factors, including the following:

  • The size of your home or building

  • The type of air conditioner you have (or want to have installed)

  • The efficiency of your air conditioner

  • The climate you live in

  • Your usage habits

In general, air conditioning can be a significant investment for property owners, but it can save you money in the long run if you choose an efficient unit and use it wisely. Here are some tips for saving money on your air conditioning costs:

  • Use air conditioning to cool only the rooms you need, rather than the whole property.

  • Close blinds and curtains during the day to keep the sun out.

  • Seal any air leaks around windows and doors.

  • Have your air conditioner serviced regularly by a qualified technician. This is a service we provide at A.S Cooling, find out more.

By following these tips, you can save money on your air conditioning costs and keep your home cool and comfortable all summer long.


Here are some additional things to consider:

  • You may be able to get by with a window unit or portable air conditioner. These units are less expensive than central air conditioners, but they are also less efficient.

  • Your usage habits will also affect your air conditioning costs. If you use your air conditioner more often, you will spend more money. Factor in whether there are rooms in your house that you use more often and you could install air conditioning there, such as home offices and living rooms.

  • Think about the other benefits of air conditioning that you may also value, such as air purity and adding value to your home.

Overall, whether air conditioning saves money or costs more depends on a variety of factors. By carefully considering these factors, you can make an informed decision about whether or not air conditioning is right for you. We recommend speaking with one of the friendly A.S Cooling team if you have questions or concerns. Our experienced air con engineers have installed air conditioning in many Kent towns such as Sevenoaks, Maidstone, and Orpington. Learn more on our website or use the contact form below to get in touch.

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