What is load calculation and how does it factor in to my new air conditioner?07/07/2016 If it’s time to think about an air conditioner replacement, having a technician perform a load calculation is crucial in finding the system that will work best for your living space. All homes are different in their cooling needs. If your system is improperly sized, it will impact your comfort and increase your utility bills. Let’s explain what goes into a load calculation. Historically, a load calculation was conducted only by finding the square footage of a home. That’s still one piece of the puzzle, but we regard several other factors to find the products that will be the best for your home. Our professionals will look at the climate in Huntsville, the square footage and design 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 difficulty keeping your home at the ideal temperature. And just because a system is larger doesn’t always mean it’s better. In fact, if your system is too oversized for your home, you could have a lot of problems: Because it won’t have to run as long, an oversized system will consistently warm up and cool down. This results in more wear and tear on the system than normal. It can also decrease effectiveness and raise utility bills. Another problem with an oversized system turning on and off too often is it will fail to dehumidify your air properly. One key to your home’s comfort is creating proper airflow. All Weather Heating & Air Conditioning 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 All Weather Heating & Air Conditioning Inc, we specialize in keeping your Huntsville home comfortable and maximizing energy efficiency. If you’re considering an air conditioner replacement, give us a call at 256-801-4701 or schedule an appointment with us online.