What is an Air Conditioning Load Calculation?

If you are considering buying a new air conditioner or taking a closer look at the performance of your present system, one of the first points to assess is a load calculation. 

What exactly does that mean? Really, it comes down to making sure that you get properly-sized system for your home. Purchasing the improper size or type can have a variety of effects from the inability to keep your house cool to operating so hard that it decreases its lifecycle. 

Every home is unique; 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 purchase an air conditioner that is larger than what’s required for your home. The equipment can cost more and you’ll be paying to operate a system that is more than what’s needed. Air conditioners also help to reduce humidity levels in the home and an oversized system will not properly dehumidify the air which could also lead to poor indoor air quality

You also don’t want a model that is too small and can’t to keep up. Not only does this impact the cooling of your home during the warmer seasonal temperatures, but it’ll also make the unit run harder. 

With a variety of different models and sizes, it can be overwhelming to know where to start. Fortunately, this isn’t something you need to tackle on your own. The Expert team at Stevenson Service Experts can give you a full load calculation assessment on your home. The heating and cooling load calculation includes factors like the home’s structure, roof, windows, direction and location to determine the size and type of equipment needed. Any company that doesn’t provide this detailed analysis can’t properly offer an accurate quote for the replacement of your air conditioner or even give 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 get the extra savings of high-efficiency products. You may not think to factor in 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 ideas on how to decrease energy usage through a variety of features available. 

Whether you need a new air conditioning system or looking to increase your home’s efficiency and comfort level, the experts at Stevenson Service Experts in Columbus are happy to help. You can call us at 614-334-3192 or easily request an appointment with our online scheduler

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