We know that every home’s needs are different, so our specialists work with you to find the ideal HVAC system for your home. Below are some aspects of an air conditioner that customers may need to think about when considering a new central air conditioner installation.
Your Home's Size
AC units are rated by how many BTUs (British Thermal Units) they can move per hour. Generally, you'll need about 30 BTUs per square foot of living space. When we're estimating the tonnage needed to cool your home or business' space, our experts use Manual J Load colculations based on the space that needs to be cooled.
The Seasonal Energy Efficiency Ratio (SEER) is a measure of how much cooling a system produces for each unit of energy it consumes. Seasonal energy efficiency ratio is an important factor to consider when purchasing a new air conditioner or heat pump, as it can significantly affect your energy costs.
The installation cost is also important to take into account. Central air conditioners come in a variety of sizes and models, and the size that is right for your home will depend on the number of windows and doors, the type and age of insulation, and more. A certified HVAC technician from Zap Cooling and Heating can help you determine the size of the unit that is right for your home.