What is an Air Conditioning Load Calculation?

July 28, 2017

If you are thinking through getting a new air conditioner or taking a closer look at the performance of your existing system, one of the first points to consider is a load calculation.

What exactly does that entail? Essentially, it comes down to being sure that you get properly-sized system for your home. Getting the improper size or type can have a lot of consequences from the inability to keep your house cool to working so hard that it reduces its life.

Every home is different; home size, number of windows and type, insulation and even the direction the home faces are important considerations. Bigger isn’t always better. It isn’t the most wise to get an air conditioner that is more than what you need for your home. The equipment can cost more and you’ll be paying to use a system that is more than what’s required. Air conditioners also help to reduce humidity levels in the home and an oversized system won’t be able to properly dehumidify the air which could also lead to poor indoor air quality.

You also don’t want a model that isn’t big enough and unable to keep up. Not only does this impact the cooling of your home during the warmer times, but it’ll also make the unit work tougher.

With a variety of different models and sizes, it can be intimidating to know where to start. Luckily, this isn’t something you need to handle on your own. The Expert team at Atmostemp Service Experts can offer a full load calculation assessment on your home. The heating and cooling load calculation takes into account the home’s structure, roof, windows, direction and location to decide the size and type of equipment needed. Any company that won’t provide this detailed analysis can’t appropriately give you an accurate quote for the replacement of your air conditioner or even offer you the best more accurate price of a new system.

Not only does this assessment help decide which system is best for you, but it will also help you see the extra savings of high-efficiency products. You may not think to include utility costs when making your budget, but researching more efficient air conditioners and what it can offer will have a positive influence on your family’s budget. Our professionals can walk you through what you’ll need to live comfortably in your home and share some thoughts on how to lower energy usage through a number of features available.

Whether you are in need of a new air conditioning system or looking to increase your home’s efficiency and comfort level, the team at Atmostemp in Voorhees are happy to help. You can call us at 856-310-4824 or easily request an appointment with our online scheduler.

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