Entire window AC unit completely outside, venting cool air in

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Entire window AC unit completely outside, venting cool air in

I want to place an entire window AC unit outside and deliver the cool air via hose through window to the room needing AC.

Why? Primarily because this would reduce noise in the room being cooled and window AC units are typically less expensive that portable AC or ductless systems.

The only problems I imagine would be that the unit's air INTAKE would be outside and have to deal with the warmer outside air, HOWEVER there are some portable A/C units that have their INTAKE hose leading to outside air just like their EXHAUST hose (Whynter ARC-14S, SEE BELOW).
 
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Old 09-28-16, 03:07 PM
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Is there a question here?
Is this a place you own?
What's the location?
Is this going to be permanent or temporary?
What type heating system do you have?
 
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Old 09-28-16, 03:17 PM
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Welcome to the forums.

Seriously...... you want to put a window A/C outside and duct it inside.
How will it become weatherproof ?
There is just enough air power to circulate the air in and out of the unit.
There is not enough to be able to blow thru ducts.

You be better off using a two duct A/C like you've shown in the picture.
 
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Old 09-29-16, 11:45 AM
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The main reason your idea will not work is because the fan that circulates air within your home is designed for a high volume of air at low pressure.
It would require a completely different fan type and a larger motor to move air through a small hose.

Nice try but it would be an attempt to to re-invent the wheel.
 
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Why not build a bagdir? Probably easier than what you propose.
 
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Old 11-14-16, 12:01 PM
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And what is a bagdir? Closest I could come in search was a wind tower. that's not air conditioning.
 
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