hvac sizing

February 26, 2019

Looking for Your A/C Tonnage

The A/C tonnage figure refers to the amount of cooling your air conditioner can supply to maintain optimum comfort. When you hear HVAC contractors or others referring to the sizing of an air conditioner, they’re not talking about its physical dimensions in feet and inches. They’re referring to its BTU tonnage—the actual volume of cooling it’s designed to generate under controlled conditions. Why Tonnage Matters It’s useful to know the tonnage specification for your air conditioner if you’re about to […]