0 Helpful?

What ton AC unit do you use for a residential house measuring 3,500 sq. ft.?

Have an inspector who told me i have to have post manual J calculations for the house, and i need some help!,

Asked by Tirso Torales
Posted Nov 2, 2012 11:17 AM ET
Edited Nov 2, 2012 12:13 PM ET

Tags:

1 Answer

Select your preferred way to display the comments and click "Save settings" to activate your changes.
1.

Tirso,
Your building inspector is right. If you don't know how to perform a Manual J calculation, you'll have to hire an energy consultant or a HERS rater to perform the calculation for you.

Here is some more information on Manual J calculations and cooling load calculations:

Saving Energy With Manual J and Manual D

Calculating Cooling Loads

Answered by Martin Holladay, GBA Advisor
Posted Nov 2, 2012 11:44 AM ET

Other Questions in General questions

Rigid foam minimum for 2x8 stud wall

In Green building techniques | Asked by Nicholas C | Dec 9, 16

Tiny home heat pump (Mitsubishi or Fujitsu) for a mostly empty house

In Energy efficiency and durability | Asked by Kate Harris | Dec 9, 16

Does anyone have experience with the Rheem Prestige heat-pump water heater?

In Green products and materials | Asked by Eric Whetzel | Dec 8, 16

What capacity rating should be used for sizing ductless heat pump?

In Mechanicals | Asked by James Reider | Dec 9, 16

Ventilating heat pump water heater

In Green products and materials | Asked by Grey Doffin | Dec 9, 16
Register for a free account and join the conversation


Get a free account and join the conversation!
Become a GBA PRO!