Questions about: air-conditioning

Did You Know?Compared to window air conditioners that have an Energy Efficiency Ratio (EER) of 10, portable units manage about half, with an EER of 5 or 6. Portable air conditioners are units that can be transferred from one room to another. This giv
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"Architects evidently are not aware that houses are heated and cooled with forced-air systems. I sometimes think it would be front page news in an architecture magazine if you ever informed them of this. I have seen rooms 28 by 32 feet that have no w
No they are not. But you wonder why. Well, simple, you need a very strong Electric Motor to compress the intake air to at least 2 or more PSI
There are a couple of ways of doing this - and they don't always work - especially if the A/C is at voice frequencies. One way is to use the graphic equaliser filter and adjust the frequency range that the A/C is in to reduce it. The problem is that
I have had similar experiences to most on this thread. I would hear noises coming from my walls. I would normally hear them in late morning and then again late at night
We tend to think of air pollution as something outside -- smog, ozone, or haze hanging in the air, especially in summer. But the truth is, the air inside homes, offices, and other buildings can be more polluted than the air outside. The air inside yo
I rent an apartment in Anchorage, Alaska. In my 15 years in this state I have never even considered air conditioning, but this apartment gets beastly hot in the summer. It has huge windows facing south and slightly west that just bake the place
Sure -- or at least, there's nothing about having round ducts in the attic that would make A/C installation more difficult. In fact, because cold air is more dense than warm air, ceiling vents are usually considered better for cooling. The cool air f