Figuring What Tons Are Needed - HVAC - DIY Chatroom Home Improvement Forum


Go Back   DIY Chatroom Home Improvement Forum > Home Improvement > HVAC

CLICK HERE AND JOIN OUR COMMUNITY TODAY...IT'S FREE!

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 07-29-2006, 10:50 PM   #1
Newbie
 
Join Date: Jul 2006
Posts: 2
Rewards Points: 10
Exclamation

figuring what tons are needed


2250 square foot home with 4 bedrooms upstairs...rest of house downstairs..obviously...how do you figure what ti=ons are best for your square footage?? appx 1300 down 950 up..Is there a formula??

Advertisement

pbuzz3323 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-30-2006, 12:34 AM   #2
Long-Time DIYer
 
Mike Swearingen's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2005
Location: On Albemarle Sound In Northeastern NC
Posts: 1,460
Rewards Points: 500
Default

figuring what tons are needed


There is a "load calculation" formula that involves far more than square footage.
Any professional HVAC company should be able to perform one free to properly size the system(s) for your home.
Too small, and it simply won't do the job heating or cooling. Too large, and it will cool down too quickly before dehumidifying, causing mold and mildew problems.
Get a proper load calculation performed before sizing and planning the system(s).
Good luck!
Mike

Advertisement

Mike Swearingen is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-31-2006, 07:40 PM   #3
Newbie
 
Join Date: Jul 2006
Posts: 2
Rewards Points: 10
Default

figuring what tons are needed


Thanks for the reply...I'll do that!!
pbuzz3323 is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply


Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Size of whole house fan needed Doug Crf General DIY Discussions 20 02-26-2011 12:29 AM
New house purchase - work needed - how much will it cost? mchu6am4 Building & Construction 1 03-10-2007 07:10 AM
How many heating vents needed per room? AllGoNoShow HVAC 4 01-23-2007 05:06 PM
How much time needed aritoni Painting 1 01-12-2007 11:42 PM
Size of laminate layout before t-joints are needed wingman Flooring 1 06-22-2006 10:42 PM




Top of Page | View New Posts