Why Aircon is a necessity in a Malaysian household?

In today’s modern world, air-conditioners or aircon has seem become a necessity in a Malaysian household. Worst, especially during Malaysia’s heat spell weather, more and more families are desperately installing or upgrading new aircons in every possible room and/or communal areas of their homes. In fact, this previous luxury has become a common item in almost all households that can afford it.

Does aircon is a necessity in every household in Malaysia? In this article we will point out why you need to have at least 1 air conditioner in your house.


Hot Climate Weather

Malaysia enjoys tropical weather year round however due to its proximity to water the climate is often quite humid. Despite this, the average temperature is 28°C throughout the year.

Consider this average high temperature, an air conditioner unit is much needed in the house to ensure we are having optimal temperature in the house, this also to ensure that we will not experiencing any health issue due to the heat wave from hot weather.

Indoor Air Pollution

We usually think that air pollution as being outdoors, but the air in your house could also be polluted. As less fresh air gets indoors, the concentration of pollutants such as pollen, tobacco smoke, mold, pesticides, radon, asbestos and carbon monoxide trapped inside the building increases and people breathe that in.

Indoor air pollution could cause discomfort and disease. Most people feel better as soon as they remove the source of the pollution. However, some pollutants can cause diseases that show up much later, such as respiratory diseases or cancer.

As modern air conditioner unit has air cleaning or purifier features, it will not only help us to have clean indoor air but prevent the increase number multiple diseases caused by this.

Add On To Interior Decoration

Apart from having air conditioner to encounter heat waves and preventing air pollution, we can make use of air conditioner unit modern design to be an add on to our home interior design and decoration.

With various modern aircon unit design choices, we should choose the design suit with our home decoration.


As conclusion, air conditioner is definitely considered as a necessity in every household in Malaysia. We also believe that it is what considered as a luxury back then, it is now affordable with range of price around RM800 to RM2000. To compare with smartphone price in recent model, this air conditioner unit is way cheaper and affordable. 🙂

While there is some believe that it will increase their monthly spending where they will need to pay more for electricity bills, but with the modern technology where it will help to save up the electricity usage.