When to speed up the AC fan speed?

When to speed up the AC fan speed?

Since the latent heat is the money saver, when you are removing more moisture, or basically changing moist humid air to condensate, you are more efficient. Some folks cant stand a dry house, so if your sinuses are bothering you after 1/2 hour of running the ac, might be time to speed the fan up.

What kind of Fan Fan does SpeedFan use?

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What’s the best speed for an AC blower?

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How much air handler speed does an AC unit need?

For peak performance, most AC manufacturers suggest that 400 cubic feet per minute (CFM) per ton of air conditioning should be used, meaning that 800 CFM should be moving through the evaporator coil for a 2-ton system, and so on.

Which is the best fan speed for AC?

Most here would run AC all summer. But with windows closed you can’t hear the Martins sing. The rule of thumb (around the bay area) is either 350, 400 or 450 cfm per ton. So if you had 2.5 tons, multiply that by 350cfm and you shoud be at about 775 for some dehumidification, and about 900 cfm for a comfortable cool.

What should air handler blower speed do AC unit need?

It is possible that your AC’s air handler blower is functioning at the improper speed, and to maximize its performance, you should make sure that is not the case. The first step is determining the current speed of your blower so that you can see if it matches the speed recommended for your model.

Why does my AC fan only work on high?

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How does a high speed blower motor work?

In the highest fan speed state, the blower resistor is bypassed completely and the fan is effectively connected directly to the car’s battery, allowing maximum current to be supplied to the blower motor.

What should the blower speed be for 1.5 ton furnace?

The blower at a 45° rise will be moving about 800CFM. For your 1.5 ton it should be a bit less though. Check the temp rise at all speeds and post back what they are. And I can tell you which ones are best for heat or cooling. Often on small furnaces though, the same speed works out best for both heating and cooling.

Can a fan be lowered to 400 CFM?

You can go up or down by about 10% from that, but lowering it too much may cause the coil to ice up which in turn will cause liquid refrigerant to flood back to the compressor and damage it. You can choose to do what you want, but you cannot choose the consequences. I’d leave it where it is. 400 cfm per ton is the normal design.

Which is more efficient a faster fan or slower fan?

the faster the fan spins, the more air you move, but the less time the air spends on the cold evaporator coil surface. Since the latent heat is the money saver, when you are removing more moisture, or basically changing moist humid air to condensate, you are more efficient.

What happens if the blower speed of an AC unit is too high?

If a blower speed is set too high, your AC might not be operating optimally. This is because the evaporator coil will not be able to adequately dehumidify the space in need of cooling. On the other hand, if the blower speed is too low, your evaporator coil is at risk of “freezing.”

What is the speed of an air conditioner fan?

The blower fan motor in most air conditioners has three speed settings – low, medium and high. In the factory, the fan is unsually set at medium speed, but another speed may be selected during installation.

Can you change the speed of an air blower?

Yes you can but we think its just better to know that it can be done whats involved with a simple speed change of your air blower for your furnace air conditioner or heat pump. Ryan from Environmental Heating & air of nc gives you the color codes and speed of those wires.

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