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help with ac ducts

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looking for some help here as i am very confused on ac duct size and placing. I currently have no ceiling in my house and looking to install ducts. what sizes and how many drops do i need?

the black box is where the current a/c is. the numbers are the square feet of the rooms. I am in south florida. Concrete block house. Any help is greatly appreciated!!
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A load calc would reveal how many CFM each area needs, which would allow you to size he duct work and determine how many supplies you need.
 
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The main area needs 1900? but the bedrooms need 6,000 each?

You select registers that will have the throw you need and a low sound rating at the CFM you need. Generally you limit residential to less then 200 CFM per drop. At 6,000 BTUs it would take an 8" supply for the bedrooms.

You need a real load calc done, and not just guess.
 
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