Inverter aircons and other appliances. Huge savings on electricity bill?

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  1. VicB

    VicB PhilMUG Addict Member

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    @DBreezy, our Kolin 1.5hp inverter split-type a/c has been trouble-free (knock on wood) for 4 mos now. Kolin is also used in the company I work for & has been relatively trouble-free (compared to other brands). Our electric bill did not go up when using this a/c more frequently than the old non-inverter 1 hp window type a/c.

    Our Panasonic inverter ref is just 1-mos old & we haven't gotten our latest Meralco bill for me to comment on its performance. Wifey loves the 2-door arrangement for the ref & the bottom drawer for the freezer. There was a comment on this type of ref a few posts up.

    Sorry, we don't have an inverter washing machine. If we can get savings from the inverter ref, maybe the machine machine is the next purchase target. It will help relieve me of my Saturday washing chores!! :ROFLMAO:
     
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    Salamat po sa pagreply sir.. that was nice since inalok din sakin si kolin pinakamura siya nung tinanong ko eh.. ill look into it sir and have this included in my list po.. salamt po.. how much po pla kuha nio sir? Kasama na yung pakabit and saang store po? Thanks po
     
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    Guys pa advise naman po kung anung size kukunin konv aircon if my room's dimension is...

    Length - 15ft
    Width - 10ft
    Height - 10 ft

    Should i go for 1.5hp or 1hp lng po na inverter? At sa gabi ko lng din po ito gagamitin.. mga mgkno kaya consumption ko nito sa kuryente normally? Kung wla pakong ref at washing machine? Any piece of advise? TIA..
     
  5. VicB

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    @DBreezy, the Kolin unit cost about Php 42.7k. It was on sale in SM when we bought it with installation & delivery included. Took the 0%/24-mos payment option.

    For split-type a/c, it's prudent to ask how much copper tubing is included in the price. You may need more (& spend more) depending length needed.
     
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    Thanks sir @VicB.. anyone pa po na merong suggestions na inverter na tried and tested na po jan na in the long run di sasakit ang ating ulo kakapagawa at sa lakas ng kuryente hehhe..
     
  7. rage30

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    Hi . Also planing to buy 2hp inverter A/C. Was considering Kolin too. Anyone who has tested their split type inverter A/C for over a year already?
     
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    Used to have a Kolin 1 HP inverter. As long as you have it maintained (cleaning as scheduled), it'll be worry free. We switched however to Carrier Gold for further savings and cooler air. Also changed our ref to an inverter (Samsung Brand) and bought a washer dryer combo (also Samsung Brand). Our electric bill went down by at least 25 percent.
     
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    need to replace our Panasonic convensional 1hp window type aircon, it froze with ice when I woke up in the morning,
    planning to get Kolin inverter window type, is it a good choice? price is good, should I get a 1hp (many said has hissing sound on their 1hp) or should I get a 1.5hp instead? seems the compressor slows down and is it true not too much difference in electricity consumed for 1 & 1.5hp?

    just measured our room, its 4m x 4m x 3m Height, ano dapat kunin ko?
     
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  10. papajamba

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    My kolin 1.5hp inverter split type unit in my room at my parents' house is over 3 years old and still ice cold & reliable. Kolin is a good brand locally ( though it's a Taiwanese company and most are assembled here except for our 3HP non-inverter split units are made in China)
     
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    how do you dispose your used aircon? working and non working?
     
  12. rage30

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    3yrs is great already. My panasonic window only last for less than 2yrs.
     
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    You can still sell it to a mambabakal that goes house to house
     
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    I sold my three window ACs from the early 90s to my subordinates at P500 per pay day.
     
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    I gave the old ones to the contractor who installed the new ones.
     
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    Just bought two units Kolin Inverter Split-type AC 1HPs for my retrofitted new digs at the camp...I have also installed a very, very old Kolin 2HP (guess? 17 years old last September) split-type and it's still purring like a satisfied kitten...

    Take two months tops for me to see if I hit pay dirt with this inverter-thing...
     
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    I'm looking for a budget 1.0-1.5HP split-type inverter A/C. Which brands are "pwede na" that will likely last 5-8 years?

    We have Samsung 1.5 and 2.5HP split-type inverters but they're quite expensive. We're adding a third unit for my son's bedroom but I don't think it prudent to spend more than I have to. It's only going to be running for 6-8 hours every night.
     
  18. papajamba

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    Bang for buck are Kolin or LG.
    Koppel is cheap but parts are expensive and customer service is meh.
    Stay away from idec & fujidenzo which are unreliable and trash. Imarflex looks connected to fujidenzo that they look generic and rebranded units.
     
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    Those Matrix and Chigo, et al, out of the question then?
     
  20. papajamba

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    Matrix looks like a rebranded unit like idec.
    Chigo AFAIK is really an AC company who makes their own units in China but a friend told me his living room unit breaks down easily.
    I'd buy Koppel over these brands, no questions asked.
    HTH
     

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