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For air conditioner installation in Salisbury, MD and surrounding areas, call on the specialists from Comfort Plus Services and enjoy long-term rewards. See our Areas of Service. We focus on quality customer service, taking the time to address your concerns, expectations, and specific requirements.  There’s no guesswork involved.  Our highly trained professionals follow the proper procedures to accurately design and implement the ideal system for your household.  Our strength is in our high standards of equipment and job performance, which adds up to superior comfort, energy efficiency, system management, and reliability.

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Comfort Plus Services is qualified as a Carrier Factory Authorized Dealer.  What does that mean for you?  Our team is held to strict criteria for technical expertise and continually updated in evolving technology.  We also specialize in the most recognized, award-winning, and proven cooling systems on the market.  Bringing you leading innovations, we ensure unmatched convenience, cost savings, and control over your indoor environment.  Whisper quiet and protected by an outstanding warranty, there’s simply no match to Carrier brand air conditioners.

What Is a Ton Of Air Conditioning?

Your air conditioner is a 3-Ton system; that sounds very heavy!

Definition of a Ton of Cooling:
A ton is the cooling capacity of an air conditioning system. One ton is equal to the amount of heat required (288,000 Btu) to melt one ton of ice in 24 hours. A one-ton air conditioner is rated at 12,000 Btu per hour (288,000/24).

Pictured below is what you may see on the side of your air conditioner or heat pump.

Model Number

The model number will typically show you the size of the system. This model number in the picture is RHE36A2D, so this will show you that there is 36,000 BTU’s of cooling capacity and you know now that there are 12,000 BTU’s in a ton so, 12,000 X 3 = 36,000 BTU’s equals a 3-ton system.

Typical residential systems vary from 1.5-Ton to 5-Ton capacity with the average home being a 3-Ton system. The systems step up by 1/2-Ton increments until you reach the 4-Ton capacity and then the next step is a 5-Ton system.

It’s also important to know that the indoor unit should be properly matched to give you the best efficiency and comfort level for your home. Only a trained Comfort Specialist can properly size your complete comfort system to ensure your family’s safety, comfort, and energy savings.

How to properly size an HVAC System

Consequences of Wrong Size HVAC SystemWhether your system is working but not keeping up, your electric or gas bills are steadily getting higher, the compressor or blowers are getting so noisy that it’s disturbing your home, or you just feel it’s time to upgrade, you will need to make sure the new system you have installed is properly sized for your home and family’s comfort needs.

Rules of Thumb

To determine how to reach all of your home comfort needs you will need a professional to complete a “load calculation.” Getting accurate heating and cooling load calculations is vitally important for proper HVAC system design. A home’s construction and load calculations will dictate the size of the HVAC system needed in a home to obtain optimal comfort and efficiency. The consequences for choosing the wrong-sized system can be severe: noisy operation, inability to keep your family comfortable, a failure to maintain proper moisture control, inefficient operation, and failure – increased cost.

Determining a house’s load depends on a number of variables, such as the climate zone, size of the house, directional orientation, heat gain or loss due to the quality of insulation, window and door construction — to name a few.

Once you have the total heat and cooling load calculated you will need to make sure that the ductwork connected to this new system is sized properly and sealed properly. Duct sizing and design is often overlooked by contractors and can result in unnecessary high energy bills.

Call CPS and have your home comfort system installed and maintained by the experts that are dedicated to doing the job right for you the first time.


Purging with nitrogen while brazing & turn vanes in ductwork. Value!

This comes as part of our premier process when doing new equipment installation.

Purging with Nitrogen While Brazing Turn Vanes in Ductwork

Call our team for all your air conditioning installation needs!

For honest estimates, upfront pricing, and a 100% money back guarantee on new home comfort systems, contact Comfort Plus Services at 855-585-9191.  Our NATE-certified technicians won’t keep you waiting or frustrate you with needless delays or disruption.  We get the job done on time and done right.

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