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jammer99 07-08-2008 10:07 PM

insulate exhaust hose?
 
I have a portable AC.
The exhaust hose gets kind of warm and that heat would make the room warmer.
Should I insulate it and how?

ridgevilleac 07-09-2008 07:34 PM

Any heat added to a room will make your unit work harder. Higher utility costs and shorten the lifespan. Find a flex duct the size of the exhaust duct and slip over sealing the ends with a good quality duct tape.

statman 07-09-2008 09:12 PM

Absolutely correct.....still dont think you will ever see a measurable difference, but do what ya gotta do.


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