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Old 09-25-2011, 12:53 PM   #1
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Air Conditioner Condensation

The plastic condensation drain pipe is working properly (as in draining outside) but in the attic (where the furnace is), the pipe (about two feet long) coming out of the condensor housing and running to the main drain has condensation building on/dripping off the bottom of it which drips on to the floor. I put a pan under the pipe to catch the condensation and it does seem to evaporate, but should I do more?

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Old 09-25-2011, 03:20 PM   #2
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IMO you have a short term fix for a long term problem. I'd probably wouldn't risk it fix the problem before it becomes worst and creates more problems down the road

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Old 09-25-2011, 03:23 PM   #3
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Air Conditioner Condensation

You dont't have a condenser in your attic, you have a furnace and an evaporator. The main drain comes out of the evaporator and should be insulated the first ten feet at least for exactly this reason.
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Old 09-26-2011, 09:07 PM   #4
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I agree with Doc, the condensate water is very cold. Insulating the pipe should solve your issue.
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