What is an Air Conditioning Load Calculation?

If you are thinking through getting a new air conditioner or looking in to the performance of your current system, one of the first items to ponder is a load calculation. 

What exactly does that entail? Really, it comes down to being sure that you get properly-sized system for your home. Purchasing 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 lowers its life. 

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

You also don’t want a model that isn’t big enough and isn’t able to keep up. Not only does this play a role in the cooling of your home during the warmer seasons, but it’ll also make the unit work more. 

With hundreds of different models and sizes, it can be a bear to know where to start. Luckily, this isn’t something you need to take care of on your own. The Expert team at Stallion Heating and Air Conditioning can provide you with 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 decide the size and type of equipment you’ll need. Any company that doesn’t provide this detailed analysis can’t properly provide 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 determine which system is best for you, but it can also help you get the extra savings of high-efficiency products. You may not think to think about utility costs when pondering your budget, but researching more efficient air conditioners and what it can provide will have a positive impact on your family’s budget. Our team 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 various features available. 

Whether you are looking at a new air conditioning system or looking to boost your home’s efficiency and comfort level, the team at Stallion Heating and Air Conditioning in Philadelphia are happy to help. You can call us at 215-259-5850 or easily request an appointment with our online scheduler

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