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starrymoon
02-13-2017, 08:23 AM
We're debating on whether to purchase an inverter or a conventional a/c unit for our house. For those of you who have inverters installed, do they really save on the electricity costs? Does anyone know how much an inverter or conventional a/c unit costs and where we can purchase one on Aruba? Recommendations appreciated. Thanks!

act1966
02-13-2017, 08:28 AM
Yes, you save money simply due to the fact that you control them by room (i.e. You only have the a/c unit on in the room that you're in). The design of the hardware is also more energy efficient than traditional A/C.

The cost will depend on the size of the room you're trying to cool... inverters come in different sizes (9,000 to 24,000 BTUs being the most common). Small rooms use a 9,000 BTU unit.

AMC Unicon is our choice for purchasing - while you might save some money at Price Smart, the warranty is terrible and they don't service them (I'm not even sure they install them).