An air conditioner's capacity must be sized to fit the square footage of the room. If the air conditioner is too large, it turns off and on too quickly and wastes energy. If it is too small, it can't cool the room to a c... More »

A person can find local dealers of Luxaire air conditioners by going to the company's website, choosing the residential option and entering a zip code. The individual then sees a list of dealers, including those who are ... More » Home & Garden Heating & Cooling

To install an Arctic King air conditioner, attach the top rail and the side panels to the machine. Place the machine in a standard, double hung window of a sufficient size and use the screws and locks to secure it. Exact... More » Home & Garden Heating & Cooling

To determine the right size for a room air conditioner, homeowners need to calculate the square footage of the room and then use a cooling capacity chart, which is given in British thermal units (BTUs) per hour. Choosing... More »

To figure out the size of air conditioner that is needed for a space, the square footage needs to be established so that the cooling capacity can be determined. It is important that the air conditioner is not too small o... More »

Air conditioning tonnage per square foot is the ratio of the air conditioner's capacity divided by the square footage of the space it services. Experts typically use the opposite ratio of square footage per ton of air co... More »

The proper size of an air conditioner needed for a house depends on the square footage of the home. For example; a 1,000-square-foot home requires an 18,000 BTU air conditioner, whereas a 34,000 BTU air conditioner is th... More »