Installation Guide
 

Flat owner shall be responsible for the proper installation, safety and stability of the air-conditioner (casement/window unit/split type). Air-conditioner must be installed only by a BCA trained air-con installer.

Method of installation/location of air-conditioner window unit and split type condensing unit must be in accordance with the approved location and installation method.


Approved Location & Installation Method


For Conventional Flats
Location of Air-conditioner
Position of Air-conditioner
Installation Method
Split Unit ACU
Window Unit
Flats with air-conditioner ledgeOn concrete air-conditioner ledge
Drawing
K
N.A.
Flats without air-conditioner ledge
i) Master Bedroom
Within air-conditioner opening
Drawings
A1, A2, A3,
G1 & G2
Drawings
B1 & B2
At parapet below window nearest to bedroom door (when existing air-conditioner opening is not suitable for the installation of the air-conditioner condensing unit)
Drawing
C
N.A.
Air-conditioner cabinet
Drawings
J1 & J3
Drawing
J2
ii) Other BedroomsOn window sill nearest to bedroom door (originally provided by HDB)
N.A.
Drawing
D
iii) Study-cum-Bedroom (where sliding doors are provided)On extreme left of window sill when viewed from bedroom door (originally provided by HDB)
N.A.
Drawing
D
iv) Service BalconyOn the floor of service balcony or on the walls of the unit within service balcony
Drawing
C
N.A.
v) Kitchen
(applicable for 1- and 2-room flats only)
At brick or reinforced concrete parapet wall below window only
Drawing
C
N.A.



For Flats With Precast Facade
(Where external surface is covered with tiles or other finishes)
Location of Air-conditioner
Position of Air-conditioner
Installation Method
Split Unit ACU
Window Unit
Flats with air-conditioner ledgeOn concrete air-conditioner ledge
Drawing
K
N.A.
Flats without air-conditioner ledge
i) Master Bedroom
Within air-conditioner opening
Drawings
A1, A2, A3,
G1 & G2
Drawings
B1 & B2
On window sill nearest to bedroom door (when existing air-conditioner opening is not suitable for installation of air-conditioner condensing unit), or
Drawing
H
Drawing
F
At parapet below window nearest to bedroom door (when existing air-conditioner opening is not suitable for installation of air-conditioner condensing unit)
Drawings C, E1 & E2
N A
Air-conditioner cabinet
Drawings
J1 & J3
Drawing
J2
ii) Other BedroomsOn window sill nearest to bedroom door (originally provided by HDB)
N.A.
Drawing
D
ii) Study-cum-Bedroom (where sliding doors are provided)On extreme left of window sill when viewed from bedroom door (originally provided by HDB)
N.A.
Drawing
D
iii) Service BalconyOn the floor of service balcony or on walls of the unit within service balcony
Drawing
C
N.A.
iv) Kitchen
(applicable for 1- and 2-room flats only)
At brick or reinforced concrete parapet wall below window only
Drawing
C
N.A.

Note: Flat owners can check with their HDB Branch if they need to install additional compressor units or enquire on the location and method of installation for air-conditioner.


Advisory Notes on Air-conditioner Tray

No tray or receptacle should be placed beneath and/or on top of any air-conditioning unit so as to avoid condition favourable for mosquito breeding. NEA may take legal action against anyone who creates a condition favourable to the breeding of mosquitoes.


List of Air-conditioner Installers

If you need help to replace/install your Air-conditioner, you may refer to the list of BCA trained air-conditioner installers.
Last Updated on 14 Jan 2014