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Old 07-07-2014, 06:03 AM   #43
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I aways thought this was an interesting concept: Homemade Air Conditioner simple DIY AC uses 45 Watts - can be solar powered! - YouTube
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I have an 8000but window unit that looks about the same size.....I need to see if it fits..same size as the 5000but it replaced...I'm sure it would help cool it down in there lol
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When and where we travel we find that the primary problem is humidity. On a hot day in Florida when Ginny decides to cook the temperature and humidity can quickly climb.

When this occurs we find that our 5000 BTU AC unit quickly removes enough humidity to make the trailer comfortable. Though comfortable, it takes more than an hour to bring the temperature down to a cool level.

We do use a small fan to blow the AC output around the trailer. We have not done anything to improve the vents or windows.
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Old 07-07-2014, 10:56 AM   #46
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Huck,

When and where we travel we find that the primary problem is humidity. On a hot day in Florida when Ginny decides to cook the temperature and humidity can quickly climb.

When this occurs we find that our 5000 BTU AC unit quickly removes enough humidity to make the trailer comfortable. Though comfortable, it takes more than an hour to bring the temperature down to a cool level.

We do use a small fan to blow the AC output around the trailer. We have not done anything to improve the vents or windows.
Norm,
Would window tinting make a big difference in the south? One would think that if you could reflect the heat/sun , that your camper would be cooler and then the A/C would cool it down quicker. Just wondering! Does anyone have any experience with window tinting?
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Old 07-07-2014, 11:26 AM   #47
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Huck,

When and where we travel we find that the primary problem is humidity. On a hot day in Florida when Ginny decides to cook the temperature and humidity can quickly climb.

When this occurs we find that our 5000 BTU AC unit quickly removes enough humidity to make the trailer comfortable. Though comfortable, it takes more than an hour to bring the temperature down to a cool level.

We do use a small fan to blow the AC output around the trailer. We have not done anything to improve the vents or windows.
Are you parked in direct sunlight and how hot does the outside temperature usually get? I think you posted you are not in FL in the summer.
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