cooling load

July 30, 2015

Do You Know About the 3 Types of Heating and Cooling Loads?

To handle the Peachtree City summer heat and winter chill efficiently, your cooling and heating equipment must be correctly sized. This requires your technician to accurately calculate your home’s heating and cooling loads. A “load” is the amount of heat energy that has to be removed from or added to a space to keep it at a comfortable temperature. There are three types of loads. Design Load This refers to the home’s heating and cooling loads during the weather conditions […]
April 30, 2015

Let a Pro Properly Size Your Central A/C System

Before you get too far into the process of selecting a central A/C system, ask your HVAC contractor to conduct a load calculation first. This calculation involves using Manual J software and is the only way you and the contractor will know the exact size for your new cooling system. Central heating and air systems are sized by tonnage in half ton increments generally from 1.5 to 5 tons.  Basing your decision on the size of your current equipment could be misleading, since the size you […]