Air ConditioningIs My Air Conditioner Too Big for My Home?

Did you know that, when it comes to your home cooling system, bigger is not always better? It catches some homeowners by surprise, but it is in fact true. An oversized air conditioning system is truly no better than one that is too small. How, though, can you know if your home cooling system is too big for your home? Well, it can be tricky, but we’ve got some tips to help you out. Read the following information, and schedule air conditioning services in Everett, WA with the pros on our staff if you think your air conditioner is too small.

Short Cycling is a common sign that your air conditioner is too large. When your AC is too big for the space in which it is installed, it can actually wind up cooling your home down too quickly. When that happens, it is going to cycle off promptly, only to restart swiftly. This not only wastes energy, as your system uses the most energy when starting up, but it will lead to excessive system wear and tear.

Humid Air is another sign that your air conditioner is too big. Now, you may have humid air even with a perfectly sized system. However, the short run cycles that an oversized system leads to may be behind your high humidity levels. The system may simply not be running long enough to sufficiently dehumidify your air.

High Cooling Costs may also indicate that your system is too big. As we mentioned, your system is going to use more energy the more it stops and starts. This can lead to high utility costs.

Schedule your air conditioning services with the pros here at G & S Heating Cooling & Electric, so that you can always count on a job well done. We’re here to help ensure that you can cool your home successfully.


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