Hooking Window AC units into Existing Ductwork


Old 09-05-14, 02:36 PM
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Hooking Window AC units into Existing Ductwork

So I have these aweful window units.. the work great I just hate that they are in the windows. I also have ductwork under the house for a heating unit we no longer use. Would it be feesible to put the window units under my house and connect them into the ductwork? Has anyone done anything similar? If so any tips or suggestiongs for this? I know I would most likely loose all programability, but a simple on/off switch would work..
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Old 09-05-14, 02:57 PM
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No not a good idea, it just wouldn't cool the house. Trying to duct it would be a nightmare.
Old 09-05-14, 03:08 PM
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Uhhh...no. No way, no how. If you have duct work in place, you might be able to have a packaged unit installed which does heat and cool.
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Look into mini-splits or central air if your existing ductwork is suitable.
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I have tied a window a/c into a duct system and it worked but it required some skill. The window a/c unit was large, 23,000 btu. The house was small, around 1,000 square feet and it required special measuring and custom ductwork for the outside of the home.
Proper all in one packaged units are fairly cheap and would be the better choice for you.

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