How do you calculate HVAC tonnage?

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When you are planning to install a new heating and cooling system, you'll need to consider the HVAC tonnage in order to purchase the correct unit. To determine tonnage, you'll need to know the size of the home, the number of floors, the amount of window area, and the amount of insulation. Check out this HVAC tonnage calculator: www.gartnerhvac.com
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1. Measure the area of the room and convert that figure into BTU's. The area of the room is determined by multiplying the length and width. The measurement must be in meters, (1 foot
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hp or power is torque/time (rotating motor) 3000# can be lifted 10' in a minute with 1Hp. 30,000# can be lifted 1' in a minute with 1Hp. 1000 tons can be lifted 1' in an hour with
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There is a regular FORMULA for computing tonnage. you won't find it here on Answers but you can try looking in BOWDITCH or do you mean Tonnage in AIR CONDITIONING? This is BOATS AND
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this refers to a software package you have to order and buy
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How to Calculate HVAC Tonnage
When installing a heating and cooling system into a location, it is imperative to first determine the heating and cooling needs of the location. The needs will determine the HVAC system needed in the room. HVAC stands for heating, ventilating, and air... More »
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The square footage divided by 300 will give you the hvac tonnage for a commercial space; square footage divided by 600 will give you the hvac tonnage for a residential space. Each unit represents one ton.
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