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Sizing Your A/C Unit

CALCULATE YOUR COOLING REQUIREMENTS*
AREA (SQ FT) COOLING CAPACITY (BTU)
100 - 250 5000 - 6000
250 - 400 6000-8500
400 - 550 8500 - 11000
550-875 11000-15000
875 - 1200 15000 - 19000
1200 - 1600 19000-24000
1600 - 1800 24000-27000
1800-2800 27000-33000

ASSUMPTIONS:

TWO OCCUPANTS PER ROOM; AVERAGE INSULATION; AVERAGE NUMBER OF WINDOWS; AVERAGE SUN EXPOSURE. ADJUST FOR USUAL CONDITIONS AS FOLLOWS: IF HEAVILY SHADED, REDUCE CAPACITY BY 10%, IF EXPOSED TO SUN MOST OF THE DAY ADD 10%, IF USUALLY OCCUPIED BY MORE THAN TWO PEOPLE ADD 600 BTU/PERSON. FOR ACCURATE CALCULATIONS IN KITCHENS, PLEASE CONTACT US AT 1-800-471-7871!

*This information has been acquired from published information (Carrier Corporation) and should be only used as a rule of thumb and not substituted for a proper load calculation.