What size central air conditioner do I need?

Answer On One Hand: Rule of ThumbFor a rough estimate of how large your central air conditioning unit should be, some contractors suggest using 1 ton (12,000 BTUs) for every 800 square feet be cooled. Th... Read More »

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What size central air conditioner is used for a 1,500-square-foot house?

A typical 1,500-square feet house is usually cooled by an air-conditioning unit rated at 24,000 to 30,000 British thermal units (BTUs) per hour. To accurately assess your cooling needs, however, yo... Read More »

How do I size central air conditioner units?

Look at BTUsSize central air conditioning units by BTUs or by tons. The BTU size is how many BTUs (British Thermal Units) the unit can remove in an hour. Air conditioners generally run from 36,000 ... Read More »

What parts do I need for an central air conditioner?

You should google it. There's so many different types out there, for anyone here to tell you what you need, we'd need to know what you already have and what you want. Then, once we know that, dec... Read More »

What size central air-conditioning compressor do I need?

On One Hand: Do Your HomeworkThe method used by good contractors to determine the proper size of an air-conditioning compressor is the design load calculation. This method takes into consideration ... Read More »