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How Does Size Impact the Performance of My Air Conditioner?

While some people may think that a bigger air conditioning system is always for the better, this is actually not the case at all. Sure, an undersized air conditioner in Chesapeake, VA is not going to help you to live comfortably throughout the hottest time of the year. That being said, though, an oversized air conditioner won’t be any better. The key to getting a great performance from any air conditioning system is to ensure that your system is of the right size for your home. Only a trained professional can guarantee that this is the case. Schedule your air conditioning installation with a member of the House Call Company team, and know that the job will be done right from start to finish.

Problems with Undersized Systems

The main issue with an undersized air conditioning system is, of course, that it is simply not going to be able to cool your home effectively. Having trouble maintaining a comfortable temperature throughout your living space, though, is really only the tip of the iceberg. Not only will the system struggle to cool the house, but it will burn through more energy than it should have to as it attempts to do so. This means that you may actually wind up spending more money for a weaker performance from your air conditioner. Plus, all of the work that it is forced to do will put a lot of strain on an undersized AC, which can result in unnecessary wear and tear to the system.

Problems with Oversized Systems

No, a bigger AC is not just going to cool your home quicker and more effectively than a properly sized system would. If you use an AC that is too big for your living space, it will cycle on and off too frequently, as it brings down temperatures too quickly. This can have negative impacts on indoor air quality, as the air is not sufficiently dehumidified, and you run the risk of system damages due to this short cycling. Work with us to ensure that your AC is of the right size for your home and cooling needs.

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