Thru the wall A/C brands


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Old 02-16-16, 01:20 PM
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Thru the wall A/C brands

I need a smaller through-the-wall AC that I can properly angle so the water doesn't drip in. The depth and height I want may be difficult to find so I plan on checking a bunch of manufacturer websites. Any suggestions on brands so I know where to start?

It's for a 176 sq ft bedroom occupied by one person. 8' high ceilings, if that matters. The preferred measurements are 18" - 20" deep. 13" high maximum. 26-1/2" across maximum.
 
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Old 02-16-16, 06:17 PM
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OK, it looks like there's no way I'm getting what I want. I'll settle for 6000 BTU, 14" maximum height, 21" maximum depth. And I'm not even finding that.
 
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With the wall mounted split units there aren't as many thru the wall choices any more.
 
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Old 02-16-16, 07:38 PM
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I guess that explains why I see so many window units in a building with wall sleeves. Unfortunately I'm required to use the sleeve. Now I'm just identifying every 6000 BTU through the wall AC. I think I only saw one so far.
 
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Google PTAC units. That is what you are looking for.
 
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He only needs a 6k btu unit. I've never seen a PTAC that small.
 
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Google Window unit. Thats what you are looking for
 
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Old 02-19-16, 04:31 PM
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Window units are often used where I am but the opening has to be done in a way that does not block side vents and, if present, top vents. The opening must be cut at least a foot larger than the space on each side filled (and top if applicable) with insulated DIY panels that do not block the vents.
 
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I found something that works with windows as well as through the wall because the side vents are pretty far forward and stick outside, but only if the wall plus sleeve depth is short enough and mine isn't. I'd have to remove the existing sleeve for it to work and I won't do that.

All ACs seem to be less deep than mine and that will at least help a little, so I'll get what I can get. There's one 6000 BTU AC for $600, but there are several higher than 6000 BTU that are half that price, so I'm considering getting something overpowered.
 
 

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