Debunking the Myth: Bigger AC Units Are Always Better

The Truth About AC Unit Sizing

At Roger’s Plumbing & Heating, we often encounter homeowners who believe that bigger is always better when it comes to air conditioning units. Today, we’re going to debunk this common myth and explain why proper sizing is crucial for optimal AC performance and efficiency.

The Myth: Bigger AC Units Cool Faster and Better

Many people assume that a larger air conditioning unit will cool their home more quickly and effectively. However, this is not always the case, and oversized units can actually lead to several problems:

  • Increased energy consumption
  • Higher utility bills
  • Inconsistent temperatures
  • Excessive humidity
  • Shorter system lifespan

The Truth: Proper Sizing is Key

The ideal AC unit for your home depends on various factors, including:

1. Square footage
2. Insulation quality
3. Number of windows and their orientation
4. Ceiling height
5. Local climate

A correctly sized AC unit will:

  • Maintain consistent temperatures
  • Control humidity effectively
  • Operate efficiently, saving you money on energy bills
  • Have a longer lifespan due to less wear and tear

Trust the Experts

At Roger’s Plumbing & Heating, our experienced technicians use industry-standard calculations to determine the right size AC unit for your home. We consider all relevant factors to ensure optimal performance and efficiency.

If you’re in Sioux Falls, Brandon, Shindler, Harrisburg, Tea, or Ellis, SD, and need assistance with AC installation, HVAC repairs, or air conditioning service, don’t hesitate to contact us. We’re here to help you make informed decisions about your home’s comfort systems.

Remember, when it comes to AC units, bigger isn’t always better – but proper sizing certainly is!