North Carolina Heating & Air Conditioning is Greenville, NC’s premier HVAC company. For more than two decades, we have provided quality heating and cooling services throughout Pitt and Beaufort Counties. We offer reliable service in HVAC for Greenville, NC, Blounts Creek, NC, and Washington, NC services, products, and installations for homes and businesses in our community.

Your HVAC system is made up of many parts, some you can easily see around your home, and some you cannot. One of the key parts of your HVAC system is your AC unit (especially during those hot Greenville, NC summers), and even this is made up of a number of other important parts. So, let’s learn some more about your AC unit.

AC units are one of the easier to identify parts of your HVAC system, since they’re often sitting right outside your home. If you step outside, you’re likely to see 1-2 big metal boxes. If you have an upstairs or a larger home, you’ll likely have 2 AC units to heat the entirety of your home.

Within these metal boxes are a number of key components that help to keep your home cool, including a condenser, a compressor, and a fan. Your compressor cools air that will pump into your home, and the condenser releases hot air back outside with the help of a fan.

What you might not see are the other parts, which are often on the interior wall right beside the outside unit. Refrigerant lines run under the outdoor unit and connect to the inner pieces of your AC unit. Other parts of the indoor pieces include a filter, evaporator, and blower. The filter cleans out small particles found in the air before it enters your home. The evaporator uses refrigerant to cool down the air coming from the outside unit before it flows into your home. The blower then takes this cooled air and disperses it throughout your home.

From there, there are a number of other work parts throughout your home that help keep you and your loved ones comfortable. To keep all of the parts of your HVAC system running smoothie, give us a call at North Carolina Heating & Air Conditioning in Greenville, NC.