What is load calculation and how does it factor in to my new air conditioner?07/07/2016 If it’s time to decide on an air conditioner replacement, having a professional perform a load calculation is imperative in picking the system that will work best for your home. All homes are unique in their cooling needs. If your system is inaccurately sized, it will affect your comfort and multiply your utility bills. Let’s talk about what goes into a load calculation. Originally, a load calculation was determined only by looking at the square footage of a home. That’s still one piece of the puzzle, but we include various other components to find the products that will be the best for your home. Our experts will look at the climate in Abilene, the square footage and build of your home, the level of insulation, your roof size and type, the size and location of windows, your home’s sun exposure and your family’s habits and schedule. We would love to help you discover the air conditioner replacement that fits your home. If your system is very small, you’ll have issues keeping your home at the desired temperature. And just because a system is bigger doesn’t necessarily mean it’s better. In fact, if your system is too large for your home, you could have a lot of problems: Because it won’t have to function as long, an oversized system will continuously warm up and cool down. This results in more wear and tear on the system than normal. It can also reduce productivity and raise utility bills. Another problem with an oversized system turning on and off too regularly is it will fail to dehumidify your air properly. One key to your home’s comfort is ensuring quality airflow. Abilene Air-Tech Inc can help with a room-by-room load calculation. We will make sure all components of your system—your air conditioner, ductwork and registers—are working together to keep you comfortable. At Abilene Air-Tech Inc, we specialize in keeping your Abilene home comfortable and maximizing energy efficiency. If you’re considering an air conditioner replacement, give us a call at 325-692-5850 or schedule an appointment with us online.