www.lookforthetick.com.au is the latest resource for all advice on air conditioning purchases, servicing and general questions.

The website is created by the Australian Refrigeration Council (ARC), an Australian Government body responsible for refrigerant handling licenses, and a joint administrator of the Minimum Energy Performance Standards (MEPS) rating labelling scheme.

A post called ‘Four questions to ask before you purchase an air conditioner’ suggests:

Or find the full ARC Checklist here http://www.lookforthetick.com.au/docs/ARD374%20Retail%20Checklist%20DL.pdf

There are also helpful tips on car air conditioners, fridges and freezers – including safe disposal and servicing of these.

To answer the four questions above: