How many square feet does a 24000 BTU air conditioner cool?
BTU Sizing Chart for Mini Split Systems
|Area To Be Cooled||Capacity Needed (BTUs Per Hour)|
|700 to 1,000 square feet||18,000 BTUs|
|1,000 to 1,200 square feet||21,000 BTUs|
|1,200 to 1,400 square feet||23,000 BTUs|
|Up to 1,500 square feet||24,000 BTUs|
What Size Air Conditioner Do You Really Need?
|Area To Be Cooled (sq. feet)||→ Capacity Needed (BTUs per hour)|
|400 up to 450||10,000|
|450 up to 550||12,000|
|550 up to 700||14,000|
|700 up to 1,000||18,000|
- The most common window air conditioning units come in cooling capacities ranging from 5,000 to 12,000 Btu. A 12,000 Btu air conditioner can cool between 450 and 550 square feet of floor space. A 12,000 Btu unit could cool a room 25 feet long by 20 feet wide that has 500 square feet of floor area.
- 2. Find the correct cooling capacity for your room size
Area To Be Cooled (square feet) Capacity Needed (BTUs per hour) 150 up to 250 6,000 250 up to 300 7,000 300 up to 350 8,000 350 up to 400 9,000
- 1 Ton AC covers 80 to 120 sq.ft area. The 144 sq ft is on border range. If you have many windows or if your room sun facing then buying 1.5 Ton AC is good choice. Below table has summarized capacity chart.
Updated: 23rd October 2018