# How Much Air Con Do I Need?

## How do I calculate what size air conditioner I need?

Simply divide the length of the room or area by the number of times it is needed to be cooled. Divide that total times 25 by the number to get a number. It is possible to have plenty of cooling on a hot, sunny day.

## How do I calculate air conditioner for a room?

First thing to do is to find the area of your room. The basic capacity can be achieved by dividing it by 600. If you have a room of 100 sq. feet, the basic AC capacity will be 0.167 tons. The basic capacity for every five people in the room needs to be increased by half a ton.

## How many kW air con do I need?

0.15 kilowatts per square metres is the average. A 20 square metres room needs an air con of around 3 kilowatts, while a 60 square metres room needs a device that can deliver 9 kilowatts.

## What size room will a 2.5 kW air conditioner cool?

An area up to 18m2 is enough for a bedroom if the system is 2.5 kilowatts.

## Can a small air conditioner cool a large room?

Sometimes multiple areas of a home or other building can be cooled with a portable air conditioner.

## How do I choose a 1 ton or 1.5 ton air conditioner?

1 ton ACs can provide just a small amount of cooling, but they don’t have to use a lot of power. If you have a room that is more than 200 square metres, you should choose an AC with a 1.5 ton capacity.

## What size room will a 1.7 kW air conditioner cool?

A room’s size affects the size of the air conditioner. If the ceiling height is standard, you’ll need between 1.25 and 1.7 kilowatts of power per 10 sqm.

## What size AC do I need for a 12×12 room?

When two people are in a room, the cooling capacity needs to be 5,000Btu. If the room is not heavily shaded, it only requires about 5,000 BTU. If the room is sunny, it requires more than 5000 watt of electricity. 600 BTU is required for each person.

## How much power does a 3.5 kW air conditioner use?

A 3.5 kilowatt system that runs for 8 hours a day for 12 weeks will cost \$134.16 a year.

## Can a split system be too big?

If a system is too large, it will waste power, and if it is too small, it will struggle to cool your space. This can cause early wear-and-tear and lead to more costs in the long run.

## How many square feet does a 3-ton AC unit cover?

How many square feet is it for an air conditioner cover? It’s equivalent to 36,0000 BTU. The rule of thumb is that a 3-ton air conditioner cools about 1,800 square feet.