What Size of Air Conditioner do I Need?

August 25, 2017

If you are looking for a new air conditioner, it can be a little daunting to review all the different options available. One of the first things, and perhaps the most important, is to identify what size air conditioner you should get to meet your home’s cooling requirements. Efficiency is often top of mind, but it’s just as important to make sure you get the appropriately sized system that will also work effectively.

You want to ensure you have an air conditioner that meets your home comfort needs. You want to ensure you aren’t throwing money at a system that is larger than you actually need. On the other side, you don’t want to try and cut expenses by buying a smaller system and forcing it to work harder.

There are a variety of reasons you should make sure to get the appropriately-sized air conditioner:

  • Keeping the appropriate humidity – Air conditioners not only help to keep your indoor space cool, but it also works to reduce humidity. If your system is too large, probabilities are it will reach the desired temperature too rapidly to assist with the humidity levels.
  • Maintaining utility bills – While a system that is too small might keep up with cooling your house, you are pushing it to work more regularly or possibly constantly. This isn’t going to benefit your energy bills. You may have saved on original costs for the equipment, but it won’t provide savings in coming months.
  • Allowing appropriate cycling – If you pick a system that is too large for your needs, it will rapidly cool down your indoor space and shut off, not letting your air conditioner to run through the proper cycling. This impacts your energy bills, because your air conditioner will be turning on and off relentlessly.

Let our professionals help you take the guesswork out of selecting the appropriate air conditioner for your home. Finding the appropriate size is just one of several considerations while exploring air conditioners. Our team can help take you through your options and assess your home and space to provide insight into what will be the best selection for you. Give us a call at 289-273-2229 or you can visit our website to easily request an appointment.

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