4th November 2019

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What size air conditioner do I need for 1500 square feet?

Air Conditioning Square Footage Range by Climate Zone
ZONE 1ZONE 2
1.5 Tons600 - 900 sf600 - 950 sf
2 Tons901-1200 sf951 - 1250 sf
2.5 Tons1201 - 1500 sf1251 - 1550 sf
3 Tons1501 - 1800 sf1501 - 1850 sf

How many tons of AC do I need per square foot?

Understand here that the standard practice among HVAC contractors sizing air conditioners for new homes is to use a rule of thumb. It's often in the neighborhood of 1 ton of air conditioning capacity for each 600 square feet of conditioned floor area, usually abbreviated 600 sf/ton.
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