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5 Things You Didn’t Know Your Air Conditioner Could Do

They keep us cool during those long hot summers on the couch watching the cricket and toasty warm during cold winters bingeing Netflix. We love them. Many of us can’t live without them. You guessed it, we’re talking about reverse cycle air conditioners. Originally invented all the way back in 1901, the first air conditioner was installed in a printing plant to help control both the temperature and the humidity which helped maintain consistent paper dimensions and ink alignment in the machines. Today they’re installed in the majority of Aussie households and are designed to keep us comfortable all year round. However, your air conditioner also has a range of handy features and functions that you probably didn’t even know about. In this blog, we take a closer look at 5 things you probably didn’t know your Mitsubishi Heavy Industries air conditioner could do. CAPTURE AND NEUTRALISE ALLERGENS Hayfever sufferers…

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How Split Systems Can Help Remove Allergens

It’s that time of year. The days feel slightly longer, the air temp is a touch warmer and trees are flowering  – these are all tell-tale signs that Spring has arrived. If you’re an allergy sufferer however, it comes with a slightly more ominous sign – hay fever. Hay fever is the most common allergic disorder in Australia, affecting an estimated 5 million Aussie’s and causing a range of issues including itchy, red and watery eyes, runny nose, constant sneezing and severe cases, headaches and drowsiness. It’s caused by the nose and/or eyes coming into contact with environmental allergens, such as pollen, dust mites, mould and animal hair. During Spring, pollen from grasses and newly flowering trees is the main culprit and can easily set off hay fever. Many of us who suffer from hay fever during this period and especially those who suffer all year round, know that antihistamines are…

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What Makes Mitsubishi Heavy Industries the ‘Experts In Air’?

  We pride ourselves on delivering award winning, reliable and high quality air-conditioners to Aussies. It’s what we do and we love doing it! We also, humbly of course, think we do a pretty good job of it. But please don’t take our word for it – read on to learn more about our awards and just how and why Aussie’s have helped us become the Experts in Air.   named by choice® as BEST air conditioner brand THREE YEARS IN A ROW For the last three years leading consumer advocacy group CHOICE® has awarded us as Australia’s best air conditioner brand! Based on rigorous test reviews of over 200 air conditioners and the result of the annual reliability survey from over 3,400 CHOICE® members, we scored an incredibly high 94% for customer satisfaction rate. The highest of any brand. We also scored 90% for reliability and allowed us to…

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How Much Does Your Air Conditioner Cost to Run Compared to Other Appliances?

Growing up you would have heard your parents say “We aren’t turning the air conditioner on and wasting electricity”, “it’s not that cold in here” and “just put another jumper on you’ll be fine”. It’s what parents do! However, this common misconception about air conditioners and their running costs may have led to many unnecessary cold days and nights. In a recent study[1], Canstar Blue found that almost two in five survey respondents felt that their air conditioner was the largest contributor of their electricity bill. But just how does your air conditioner running costs stack up against other common household appliances? We take a closer look! Kitchen Appliances Our kitchens often have several appliances that we use daily, however many of these can often cost you more to run daily than your air conditioner including: Ovens which cost $0.63 – $1.33 per hour to run Stoves which cost $0.42 –…

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7 Easy Tips to Reduce Your Air Conditioner Running Costs This Summer

Summer has arrived and just like the last few, it’s going to be a warm one which will see Aussies turn to their trusted air conditioners to stay cool. Even more-so this year with many people still working from home. While air conditioners are more energy efficient than ever, Aussie’s still spend approx $3.7bn a year to run their air conditioners during the summer months. So while we’re all looking forward to relaxing on the couch, watching the cricket or Netflix/Stan/Disney+, to help avoid a big power bill come March, we’ve put together 7 helpful tips to help you stay cool while also keeping your air conditioner running costs down this Summer. Minimise The Amount of Space You are Trying to cool Reducing the amount of space that your air conditioner is trying to cool is one of the easiest and most effective ways to stay comfortable while reducing energy use.…

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5 Reasons to Choose a Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Air Conditioner

Whether you are in the market for a car, a new outfit, a TV or even a holiday (remember those?) we always want the best that we can afford, right? Well why would choosing an air conditioner be any different? As we approach the warmer months and with many of us spending more time at home, you might be thinking about how you are going to stay cool and comfortable this summer. Obviously an air conditioner is a great choice but with so many different air conditioner brands out there, how do you know which one to choose? To help, we thought we have put together a quick list of reasons why we (humbly of course) think you should consider Mitsubishi Heavy Industries! named by choice® as BEST air conditioner brand THREE YEARS IN A ROW Mitsubishi Heavy Industries is incredibly proud to have been recognised by CHOICE® as being…

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Preparing Your Home Office for Summer

As we head into warmer months, with many of us still working from home, it’s important to ensure your home office is as comfortable as possible. Not only does this help with mental well being (something we could all benefit from given these weird times), it also helps improve your mood and boost productivity! We’ve put together a list of 5 handy tips to help organise and prepare your home office for the coming warmer months. CREATE A DEDICATED WORK SPACE Creating a dedicated workspace that lets you separate work from your private life and helps maintain that work/life balance. At the end of the working day leave this space as you would your normal office and only return to it on the next day. While you can easily get caught up in checking that extra email or completing that extra task outside of work hours it is important to…

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Product In Focus: Bronte Split System

Ranging from 6.3kW up to 9.5kw in capacity, the Bronte series is our larger split system air conditioner. A customer favourite, the Bronte split system air conditioner packs a powerful punch while also being quiet and efficient. It also includes the same convenient features and functions that Mitsubishi Heavy Industries split systems are known for. But exactly why is the Bronte so well loved? We take a closer look at the key points that we believe make Bronte one of the best split systems on the market. #1 ON PRODUCTREVIEW.com.au While we think the Bronte is the best split system out there – don’t take our word for it! If you visit ProductReview, you’ll see first hand that customers who purchased it also love it. The Bronte series is currently the #1 rated split system air conditioner on ProductReview, with over 330 reviews and a 4.7 out of 5 star…

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An Easy Guide to Using Your Air Conditioner Timers

We know the feeling. It’s a cold winter morning, you’re warm and cosy in bed and you can’t stand the thought of stepping out from underneath the covers. Or maybe you’re at work on a scorching summers day and want to ensure you come home to a nice cool home. Whatever the situation, your air conditioner’s timer functions can help! Mitsubishi Heavy Industries’ range of split system, ducted system and ceiling system air conditioners have several convenient timer and scheduling functions that can accommodate your individual needs. These can help ensure your home is the perfect temperature all year round and can also help save on running costs. We go through them below including step by step instructions. On Timer This timer allows you to set your air conditioner to turn on at specific time within a 24-hour period. Use this timer to set your air conditioner to turn on…

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