Q. How do I know if our A/C unit is big enough for our home?
A. The correct size based on running a computer generated load for your home. Typically in our market we size the A/C based on a 90 degree day. We expect the A/C to run most of the day on a 90 degree day to maintain 70 degrees inside.
Q. Is a heating and cooling system with more capacity always better?
A. Almost Never. The correct size of your system is based on running a computer generated load using measurements of your home’s interior space. If you put in an oversized furnace it will not run long enough to get to its steady sate efficiency. If you put in an oversized A/C unit it will not run long enough to remove humidity.
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