HVAC Load Calculations
HVAC load calculations involve taking into account a number of environmental and structural factors, such as climate, insulation, window size, and orientation. It is important to consider the size of the space, the heat load generated by occupants and appliances, and the insulation of the walls, floors, and roof. By accurately calculating the load, the HVAC contractor can ensure that the system they install is properly sized to meet the needs of the space.
In HVAC design, load calculations are used to determine the cooling and heating capacity of the system, as well as the energy consumption of the system. This information is used to select the right equipment for the job, and to ensure that the system is properly installed and performs as expected. The load calculation also helps to determine the cost of operation, so that the system can be designed to be as efficient and cost-effective as possible.
Load calculations are essential for designing an energy-efficient and properly sized HVAC system. If the system is not sized correctly, then the system may become oversized, which can result in a number of issues. Oversized cooling systems can result in:
A clammy house due to the fact that they don't run long enough to dehumidify the air
A shorter system lifetime due to frequent short cycling
More expensive to install and have higher operating costs due to longer run times and lower efficiency.
We offer professional HVAC load calculations to ensure the proper sizing of your HVAC system. Our team of experts use Right-Suite Universal by Wrightsoft to accurately calculate the loads for your project. This allows us to design and install the most efficient system possible for your space. Contact us if you’d like more information about how we can help you with your HVAC project.