Where to put A/C air handler and blower
Currently designing our new family home. A lot of 3 level homes (basement, first floor, second floor) in vancouver canada have AC on the first and second floors. Builders are placing air handlers on the second floor in closets (2′ x 3′) likley due to the cost of running ductwork, but I’m hearing it’s better practice to place the unit in the basement.
Our house will have a seperate hrv system as well with the unit located in the laundry in the basement.
My question is, should I be placing the ac air handler on the top floor or in the basement?
Approx square footage of the home is 2,800 (including the basement).
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