What Size Should My Replacement Air Conditioner Be?

What Size Should My Replacement Air Conditioner Be?
You’ve found yourself the point where it’s time for an air conditioner replacement or perhaps you see this point on the horizon, but how do you decide the size of system you’ll need? Choosing the right size is very important for your system’s efficiency and your home’s comfort. There’s a perfect air conditioner out there for you and your comfort needs.
 
When replacing your system, bigger isn’t always better.
Putting in a system that is too large wastes energy and money. A larger system will always be warming up and cooling down because it’s productivity will not require it to workas long. This is known as “short cycling” and it increases the wear on your system and in turn reduces the lifespan of your system. An oversized air conditioner will cost you more money up front and in the long run.
 
On the other hand, a system that is too little will run too long and won’t be able to fully cool your home when the weather gets hot. An inadequately sized system will have to work harder, your energy expenses may be higher and your comfort will be affected because of that. It’s very important to talk to an expert that will perform a load calculation and advise you on the right system for your needs.
 
How is Load Calculation Determined?
A home’s load calculation used to be calculated based only on square footage and was often erroneous. Technology and knowledge have come a long way since then. When you’re ready for a replacement air conditioner, one of the pros from Hale's Air Conditioning Services Inc will study your home as a whole and then be able to provide an accurate load calculation. Load calculations include everything from the construction of your home, amount of insulation, the local climate in addition to type and color of your roof, to the number of home occupants – a truly comprehensive assessment of your needs.
 
A properly sized and functioning HVAC system will not only keep you more comfortable, it could also save you money. Adding a replacement air conditioner is a major decision, which is why we want to make sure your system will meet or exceed all of your needs. We are here to help you along during every step of the process. If you are ready for an air conditioner replacement or have any questions for the professionals at Hale's Air Conditioning Services Inc, give us a call at 727-369-6195 to set up an appointment with us.
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