I used to guess that the larger the A/C as well as heating plan the better. I figured that more power would translate into superior comfort as well as lower biweekly costs. Assuming a large heating as well as cooling plan would heat up or cool down the beach house more hastily, I started doing some research into different models. I discovered that an oversized furnace as well as A/C would result in higher energy bills, less indoor comfort, as well as troubles with operation. It’s not as simple as buying the greatest or most costly heating as well as cooling system. Even calculating the square footage of the beach house isn’t enough to properly size temperature control equipment. The HVAC company who is hired to install the current plan needs to consider troubles such as load estimate, maximum occupancy, SEER ratings, as well as AFUE ratings. The heating as well as cooling plan must be designed to suit the home’s certain thermal envelope. The thermal envelope encompasses the barriers to the outside, such as the walls, insulation, roof, windows, doors as well as foundation. A respectfully sized as well as installed HVAC plan can be expected to last approximately fifteen years. It will maintain even comfort, despite the weather outside, as well as operate efficiently as well as reliably. An oversized plan will heat or cool the beach house too hastily. The compressor as well as fan then turns off until the next cycle, which happens within hours. The constant on as well as off of the component is called short cycling, as well as it wear out components as well as limits air circulation throughout the home. This downside impacts indoor air quality as well as the health of the home. Since the plan is continuously shutting off as well as turning on, it’s also drawing more energy as well as causing higher energy costs.