Cooling garage with mini-split

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Old 08-04-15, 09:37 PM
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Cooling garage with mini-split

I'm looking to cool a 36x28x9 garage with a single 18k btu unit. Good enough?
 
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Old 08-04-15, 10:02 PM
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The size is big enough but I've found from personal experience that most of the units don't have a lot of fan power. You may need a table fan or pedestal fan to move the air across the garage.

I can tell you that the higher you mount the inside unit.... the further the air will travel.
 
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Would 2 9k units on opposite sides be a waste of money in terms of what I'd be gaining?
 
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Will you be cooling the garage continuously or just sporadically when you are in there working? If on continuously the AC can work more slow and steady. I only cool my toy car garage when I'm in there working so I like a over sized unit that will quickly cool the space.
 
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Old 08-05-15, 06:26 AM
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How well the garage is insulated is something else to consider.
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