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Window Unit vs Portable AC

Discussion in 'BBS Hangout' started by jiggyfly, Jun 8, 2021.

  1. CrazyJoeDavola

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    I feel like I'm looking in a mirror.
     
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    Since you have central air, to get down to 70-72, small window unit $200 (if your HOA allows it) + ceiling fan $50. I don't know how you have a room in Houston without a ceiling fan- that's just weird.

    I have a similar issue in my office which is on the west side of my house and gets warm in the afternoon. Since it's a suburb special, the ductwork in my house sucks. I put a vent cover with a fan in this week and It's made a small difference but it's no where near 72:

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    Portable ACs are a PITA. Loud AF and there can be drain issues.

    Split unit if you're looking for something permanent for a room that size. I put one in my garage and it's awesome.
     
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  3. PhiSlammaJamma

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    The window update, I hear it's a pain in the ass.
     
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    She said she found someone on facebook and it keeps the whole living room cool and more. She paid $700 for everything
     
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    That's a really cool product. I have a room in my house that's at the far end of the house and it gets warm in the afternoon compared to the rest of the house.

    I bet I can tap into power from my ceiling light and have the fan booster turn on whenever the lights are on in the room.
     
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    The room does have a fan but it broke and have not had a chance to replace with covid issues but should have it done within a week.

    No HOA here (When did HOA's become a thing) going with window unit. Need to research vent cover fans.
     
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