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A typical (I am sure there are exceptions for various extreme situations - perhaps clean rooms, hospital operating rooms, extreme environmental situations, space station (ISS), etc. - though it may turn out that nearly all (except ISS) are really just "regular air conditioning with higher power and/or more filtering") does the following: Use some method of ...


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Haven't you ever wondered why relative humidity is a thing? Why don't they just give water content as grams of water per gram of air? Because warm air holds more water than cool air. For instance your 95F 10%RH air, when simply cooled to 70F, now is 24% relative humidity even though it has the exact same amount of water. I bet you didn't realize that, or ...


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I saw a question VERY similar to this answered on This Old House. Here is the link to the video that explained why it happened and how to fix it. Hope it helps.


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A heat pump is an air conditioner that has valves that switch the flow of the Freon so in the winter the condensing could is the inside making heat inside and cool outside (trying to make a simple explanation). So if the compressor is 2 stage it can run at 2 different levels, depending on brand the compressor doesn’t know if it is heating or cooling the home,...


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Two-stage cooling is available with some models. A two-stage compressor probably doesn't guarantee two-stage cooling due to dependency on other components of the system. Page 7 of the manual you linked indicates "High Cool" and "Low Cool". This would seem to imply that it does in fact offer two-stage cooling. I admit that I have not drilled into the various ...


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Or do AC units really make the processed air more... "artificial"? They make the air more dry. Air contains water vapor. Warm air is able to hold more water vapor than cold air. The air conditioning equipment chills the air quite cold, as low as 5 degrees C, and air that cold can hold very little water. So the water falls right out of the air. ...


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Generally, (newer) buildings are well sealed - this is very good because it limits air leaks and means your heating and cooling bills are lower. However, it also means that you have to have a method for intentionally exchanging inside air with outside air. The air inside will get stale as it is breathed by anyone who is inside. It will pick up odors from ...


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That looks good to me, the second "C" terminal connects to the chassis in the background of the photo so it most likely is equivalent to the screw-down terminal. fitting a crimp-on fork lug to the wire would be another alternative if you really want to connect to the screw-down terminal.


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Fine dust particles can slip through the filter and cake up on the coil which is constantly creating moisture. Once it is clogged the air flow will be diminished and because of that the air that gets through will be very cold. Eventually it will ice up and burn your fan motor out. There are specific steps that need to be followed to clean the coil safely ...


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There are different profiles of duct available. In height restricted areas you can switch to a rectangular flat profile which might give you the ability to better insulate.


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When pumps fail, sometimes it's from the lack of a check valve/back flow preventer which depending on the drain pipe can overwork the pump's duty cycle rating. Verify that when the pump shuts off, that no water flows back into the reservoir. If it does, then the pump has to repump the same water multiple times. The fix is to change the drain pipe slope, ...


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There is a big range in quality for condensate pumps. Condensate is actually hard on pumps and most of them are plastic, plastic seals impeller sometimes even bearing surfaces and case. The more expensive ones have rubber seals or ceramic and better level switches , many of the plastic ones I have found that are bad were because the shaft seals melted (...


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