Right-sizing HVAC systems remain a big challenge for many installers. A look at some of the systems that are used in commercial premises reveals that there is a big deviation from what should actually be used. It is important to understand the actual size and design of the machines that can be used in your specific situation. This is the only way you can construct high performance homes.
Here are top tips to keep in mind:
Insulation And Sealing Package
Be sure to get the accurate information when it comes to insulation and sealing. The R- value indicated on the bag or the depth that you expect to blow in the attic is not enough to determine what is most appropriate. It is better to take some time and calculate how much you need to seal in the ducts. You should also be sure of the enclosure tightness of the building. If this is not well calculated, thee are high chances that you will end up with inaccurate quotes.
Designing For Ducts And Distribution
You need to have the distribution layout and the HVAC systems in mind when designing ducts and distribution networks. When right-sizing your commercial HAVAC system, you need to also look at the systems and frames associated with the specific house. In most cases, this information is available on request from the house owner because it is even included in the house envelope.
Testing your HVAC System For Performance
It is also a vital thing to test the systems for their performance before you make the final choice. The fact that there are many options that you can consider means that you can experiment with a few of them and see which one is most appropriate. This helps you to understand the uniqueness of the task that you are working on.
By and large, you should always focus on right-sizing your commercial HVAC systems before you install them. Don’t be in a hurry to install commercial HVAC systems; there is nothing you will gain when you end up with the wrong size. Follow our blog for more tips on heating, cooling and keeping your home energy efficient.