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Old 03-18-2015, 06:43 PM   #1
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Our Berkshire came with 2 13500 A/C units. Is it feasible to replace them with 1500s, and would it make a difference?
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Old 03-18-2015, 07:14 PM   #2
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Yes, you can replace the 13.5k btu AC's with 15k btu AC's and I believe that it would make difference. How much of a difference depends, naturally, on the outside temps. If you do a lot of camping in very warm climates, the change will help.
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Old 03-18-2015, 07:19 PM   #3
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Just my opinion but I would try changing just one at a time and see if that helps. That would save you some money. Jerry.


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Old 03-18-2015, 07:35 PM   #4
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I ordered mine with 2 15k heat pumps and in the summer with temps in the upper 90's, I'm able to keep the coach in the low 70's... The difference between the 13.5's and the 15's is the temperature of the air coming out of the vents. The pressure of the air is the same but the temp is lower.

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Old 03-18-2015, 08:08 PM   #5
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Our Berkshire came with 2 13500 A/C units. Is it feasible to replace them with 1500s, and would it make a difference?

We are in Fort Myers FL and it's been 90 the last 4-5 days. We have no shade and have two 13500 AC units. We have been able to keep the temp inside at 73-75 all day. Things we have done awning on all windows. Sunscreen on windshield and door also drivers window. Sunscreen on the slide out side windows. We keep our big awning out also. One thing I read about but haven't tried was to pains the skylight with a plastic white paint. Reports are that keeps the bathroom cooler. The front catches lots of sun so the sunscreen is very important.
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Old 03-19-2015, 03:19 PM   #6
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Thanks for the responses.
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can you send me a picture of the awnings on the windows? and where do you get them installed
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can you send me a picture of the awnings on the windows? and where do you get them installed

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Old 03-20-2015, 05:56 PM   #9
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I replaces my front ac heat exchange when it died on warranty. Paid the difference to upgrade to 15.

I had looked at putting a third unit in the kitchen vent.... was told that the roof was not designed for.weight.

Possible problem with 2 15s is power. Especially if.you only hame.30 amp
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Old 03-20-2015, 05:58 PM   #10
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You can't run 2 15k units on 30 amp.
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