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I have a small one level home that I am looking to add

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I have a small one level home that I am looking to add central air to. it is at the most 1400 sq ft and probably closer to 1200 sq ft.
what tonnage air conditioner would I need?
I also received a free unit from a house that was being tore down, I believe it is a yorx but I am not sure of the name or the size.
I am sure that the A-Coil will not fit in my furnace. it is too tall, the basement is short, only about 5-1/2' tall so the top may have been cut down some.
Is there a coil on the market that is low profile that may work in my furnace?
I would like to try to reuse this older unit for our cabin if possible b4 calling and having a new system installed.
size needed?
low profile coil?
Thanks
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: HVAC
Expert:  airheatman replied 1 year ago.

Depending on where you live (average Summer temps vary) and construction factors, you should need between a 2.5 to 2 ton unit.Do you know model on what you have?

Expert:  airheatman replied 1 year ago.

TYpo Should say 2.5 to 3 ton

Expert:  airheatman replied 1 year ago.

Finding the short coil may be difficult. Do you have any pictures of existing situation?

Expert:  airheatman replied 1 year ago.

If you can get me model on what you have currently, we can try to find a matched coil that will work.

Customer: replied 1 year ago.

perfect, thanks

Expert:  airheatman replied 1 year ago.

Just let me know if I can assist further. A photo of current furnace setup, model on furnace and model on outdoor unit will be helpful if you would like me to help .

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