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Old 06-13-2011, 07:01 PM   #1
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new a/c installed two monthes ago. one small ceiling diffuser in a closet has water droplets forming on it. The other five difusers in the other rooms are fine. In florida at this time the attic is well over 100 degrese, the a/c has flex pipes to each ceiling difuser and at times it seems you can smell the moisture. the old a/c never did this

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Old 06-13-2011, 07:20 PM   #2
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Did you get a new airhandler installed with the new AC? Sounds like the fan speed is too high and water moisture is being sucked/thrown off the coil and getting to the grill. Can be a HUGE HUGE problem if it gets into the flex pipes as the insulation will get ruined/wet and become moldy and a health risk. Need to get a Pro to check them out and find the real problem.

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new a/c installed two monthes ago. one small ceiling diffuser in a closet has water droplets forming on it. The other five difusers in the other rooms are fine. In florida at this time the attic is well over 100 degrese, the a/c has flex pipes to each ceiling difuser and at times it seems you can smell the moisture. the old a/c never did this
Keep the closet open when the AC is running to allow air to circulate. Could be an issue of humid air condensing on the colder surface of the vent.
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Old 06-13-2011, 11:12 PM   #4
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Keep the closet open when the AC is running to allow air to circulate. Could be an issue of humid air condensing on the colder surface of the vent.

This is most likely the issue.
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