Figure 1 - Window air conditioner
The factors that are important are:
- The square foot area of the room (length X width).
- The amount of sunlight in the room.
- The number of people normally in the room.
- Is the room a kitchen?
Table 1 is based on 1 or 2 people occupying the room with normal sunlight (neither shaded or in direct sun).
Adjustments to the size of the air conditioner must be made based on additional factors: