5.3001.1 Load Calculation and Equipment Selection

Topic: 
Forced Air
Subtopic: 
Design
Desired Outcome: 
Equipment sized properly and operates efficiently
TitleSpecification(s)Objective(s)
5.3001.1a
Load calculation

Load calculation will be performed in accordance with ANSI ANSI American National Standards Institute, www.ansi.org / ACCA ACCA Air Conditioning Contractors of America, www.acca.org 2 Manual J (Residential Load Calculation) and manufacturer specifications

Properly size equipment for load

5.3001.1b
Equipment selection

Equipment selection will be performed in accordance with ANSI ANSI American National Standards Institute, www.ansi.org / ACCA ACCA Air Conditioning Contractors of America, www.acca.org Manual S and manufacturer specifications

Ensure equipment is able to heat, cool, and dehumidify the house

5.3001.1c
Air filtration

New central forced air HVAC HVAC Heating, ventilation, and air conditioning systems will have minimum MERV MERV Minimum efficiency reporting value 6 filtration with no air bypass around the filters

Particle removal to protect equipment and help maintain indoor air quality

TitleSpecification(s)Objective(s)
5.3001.1a
Load calculation

Load calculation will be performed in accordance with ANSI ANSI American National Standards Institute, www.ansi.org / ACCA ACCA Air Conditioning Contractors of America, www.acca.org 2 Manual J (Residential Load Calculation) and manufacturer specifications

Properly size equipment for load

5.3001.1b
Equipment selection

Equipment selection will be performed in accordance with ANSI ANSI American National Standards Institute, www.ansi.org / ACCA ACCA Air Conditioning Contractors of America, www.acca.org Manual S and manufacturer specifications

Ensure equipment is able to heat, cool, and dehumidify the house

5.3001.1c
Air filtration

New central forced air HVAC HVAC Heating, ventilation, and air conditioning systems will have minimum MERV MERV Minimum efficiency reporting value 6 filtration with no air bypass around the filters

Particle removal to protect equipment and help maintain indoor air quality