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Split System and Ducted Air Conditioning Installations - Connecting Outdoor Unit Connected to Switchboard via New Circuit

The Ducted Installation Process

What to expect on the day of your air conditioning installation.

On The Day Of Your Install

After loading the work vans with your brand-new ducted air conditioner and setting off to your home, we will send you a text message to keep you abreast of our expected time of arrival.

Text Message On Approach from Ready Electrical and Air Conditioning

Upon arrival, one of our technicians will greet you politely and confirm the job details with you to make sure that everyone is on the same page. Specifically, we will discuss the ducted layout, consisting of the diffusers or wall grills, the positioning of the outdoor compressor unit, and the zoning of the rooms.

Ducted Air Conditioning Installation Northern Beaches Sydney
Northern Beaches Ducted Installation with Floor Plan

Ducted Installation Aspects Inside Your Home

After all aspects have been verified, we begin by moving furniture and laying down drop sheets on the floor around our working areas to contain any dust or debris. Inside the house, we tackle the diffuser or wall grill placements first, cutting out the necessary openings and installing them immediately. This is done in order to keep our work area concise and concentrated within the one area – the return air hole. Through this hole, we gain access to the ceiling void and are able to place the ducted internal unit there. At the culmination of the job, the return air hole is concealed with a return air grill, creating a tidy and neat finish.

Sydney Ducted Air Cond Installation - Round Supply Air Diffusers
Northern Beaches Ducted Air Conditioning Installation Wall Grilles
Ducted Installation Northern Beaches - The Return Air Hole
Sydney Ducted Air Con Installation of Indoor Unit
Residential Ducted Installations - Sydney Ducted AC Installation Return Air Grill

Ducted Connections Inside Ceiling Void

Once the indoor unit is affixed, we begin running the refrigerant pair coil tubing through the ceiling void and connecting it to the indoor unit, making sure that all connections are securely made to prevent any leaks. We then proceed to connecting the drain pipe and the interconnecting cable between the indoor and outdoor unit.

It is worth noting that when the indoor unit is in cooling mode, condensation forms on the unit, hence the drain pipe draws the water away from your home to reduce the risk of damage or mould.

Finally, in the ceiling void, we connect the flexi-duct, zones and zone controller links. Flexi duct facilitates the supply air to circulate from the internal unit to the ceiling diffusers, while the zones sit in between the flexi-duct and control the air flow to zoned areas of your home.

Sydney Ducted Air Conditioning Installation with Pair Coil Being Fed Into Ceiling Void
Sydney Ducted Installation with Pair Coil Run Inside Ceiling Void
Northern Beaches Ducted Air Conditioning Installation Sydney - Photo of the ducted Indoor Unit Inside Ceiling Void with Connecting Flexi Duct


Ducted Installation Aspects Outside Your Home

After completing the work inside the ceiling void, we move outside to begin connecting the outdoor unit. We attach the pair coil and interconnecting cable before evacuating the refrigerant lines to purge any air or impurities.

Subsequently, we connect the interconnecting cable and isolator switch, while ensuring they remain discreet by encapsulating them in Colorbond trunking. This trunking is available in a variety of colours, which we will can match to your existing outdoor facade or guttering.

Greg from Ready Electrical and Air Conditioning Connecting Pair Coil to a Ducted Outdoor Unit While Performing a Ducted Air Conditioning Installation
Licensed Sydney Electricians Ready Electrical and Air Conditioning Connecting Ducted Outdoor Unit to the Switchboard
Ducted Air Conditioning Installers Northern Beaches

Ducted Air Conditioning Electrical Connections

When it comes to the electricity, adhering to Australian standards, we connect the power source to an isolator switch. This enables our technician to simultaneously switch off the power to both the indoor and outdoor unit for servicing purposes.

Lastly, for maximum safety, we make the connection to the switchboard last of all, ensuring there is no power going to the unit while other works are in progress. Safety first!

Split System and Ducted Air Conditioning Installations - Connecting Outdoor Unit Connected to Switchboard via New Circuit

Ducted AC Testing & Run Through

After completing the connection of the outdoor unit, we check that the air conditioner is functioning at full capacity. Next, we provide you with a thorough demonstration of your brand new ducted air conditioning system, including the different settings on the central control panel and how to use on/off timers.

Finally, we make sure to leave your home with respect, vacuuming up debris and replacing all furniture before departing.

Ducted Control Panel Installation Northern Beaches

Rubbish Removal

We take away all the rubbish, including the packaging materials, and if we have carried out a replacement ducted installation, we will also remove the old unit free of charge.

Ducted AC Installers Removing Old AC Units

What Our Customers Are Saying

Over 30 years of experience serving customers Sydney wide
  • Liam Hogg

    Star Rating from Liam Hogg
    17 May, 2024
    Really glad I chose Ready for my ducted aircon install. It wasn’t a straightforward job for them but they were professional and communicative and we love our new system. I’ll be recommending these guys to everyone!
  • Bethany Sullivan

    Star Rating from Bethany Sullivan
    16 May, 2024
    Very happy with the great work from the whole team at Ready Electrical! My split system was in desperate need of a clean and Greg was able to send a team out to my place the very next day. The guys did a fantastic job making my aircon look and function as if it was brand new, and they were also so thorough at keeping the space clean with lots of drop sheets / tarps. Thank you for the great work...
  • Rob P

    Star Rating from Rob P
    8 May, 2024
    Clearly, they have 5-star reviews for a reason. This is an excellent company to deal with, from the booking, quotation and installation it was a pleasure to deal with Ready Electrical.The install team were on time, well presented, knowledgeable and courteous, Xavier, Rob, Marcel, Daniel, Clayden and Chris are consummate professionals, attention to detail and clean up were flawless.
  • Matt

    Star Rating from Matt
    1 May, 2024
    Greg & all his team provided us with an excellent service to install a new ducted aircon system a couple of weeks ago. There was great communication throughout the quoting process and the install was seamless with the team leaving the house very tidy. We needed a slight tweak to the system after using it for a few days and it was sorted out straight away with great efficiency. Highly recommended.
  • Beau Crellin

    Star Rating from Beau Crellin
    17 April, 2024
    I could not fault Ready Electrical and Air Conditioning. I have neglected my split system for over three years and yesterday it started leaking. Found Ready on Google this morning and from the first phone call, the job was completed in around three hours. Technician was friendly, clean, and he took the time to show me how to clean it every three months - not years. I would use them again.
  • Victor De Sousa

    Star Rating from Victor De Sousa
    3 April, 2024
    Very easy to deal with and knowledgeable. Friendly technicians that arrive on time. Also good communication from office team. Highly recommended local team.
  • Peter Scrivener

    Star Rating from Peter Scrivener
    28 March, 2024
    Very responsive on quotations, very quick to do the installation, installation done professionally and in one go, results perfect! Couldn't ask for more.