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Awning window portable AC

I live in a pretty old condo in PNW with an awning window. We had a few days of very hot summer, but it is mostly cool. Due to how my condo unit is, I can't install a window AC. Portable AC is ok. I ...
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How can an outdoor portable air conditioner detect the right temperature inside?

I am growing plants indoor and I need some cooling which I can only achieve with an air-conditioner. Let's also say that I can only use a portable unit. The issue is that I don't want to use single ...
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How to fit portable air conditioner hoses through a too small wall vent

Our apartment doesn't have A/C, but we do have wall ports for a portable A/C unit. Unfortunately, I can't really fathom how I'm supposed to hook the hoses up to the wall vents. As you can see, the ...
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Is there a window or portable AC system I can use with an hopper window without removing window?

I'm trying to see if it's possible to install a portable AC with hose in this dorm room hopper window without removing the window (See picture attached). I can't seem to find anything online nor a kit ...
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Venting a portable a/c into another room that is closed off with the window open

I have a portable air conditioner in my bedroom, and I use it only at night when I am sleeping, and only maybe 10 nights a year. I hate to block up the window with the unwieldy vent hose set-up ...
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How do I provide proper venting for a single exhaust portable AC unit?

Ever since I got my portable AC, I've been wondering how I can make this hunk of junk more efficient because till this day, I have never been able to drop the temperature lower than 25° C. This week I ...
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Portable AC Port in Apartment Wall

I recently purchased a Honeywell portable AC unit for my apartment but there's two competing issues: I only have a sliding door in my apartment (no windows), and the adapter kit to vent through the ...
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Can I use a portable AC Inside my outdoor enclosed cabana for my massage therapy work during summer?

Can I use a portable AC Inside my outdoor enclosed cabana for my massage therapy work during summer? I was thinking putting the vent underneath one of the side panels. Probably need to duct tape the ...
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Dehumidifying a basement apartment--protable AC Dry Mode or dedicated dehumidifier?

We just moved into a newly renovated basement apartment and the humidity level is currently at 80% based on a digital hygrometer made by Acurite, at 11.25pm EST. Portable AC is off. Is 77 degree. ...
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What is the difference between these air ducts?

I'm fitting a portable AC into my workshop to take the edge off summer temperatures. For convenience, to make sure it works before bashing a hole in a brick wall, and to confirm it will help, I am ...
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Portable AC unit extraction hose routing

I've got a "portable AC unit" which is a free-standing unit, not a permanent installation like a high wall split system. They require to be vented to the outside world, otherwise they simply don't ...
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