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Old 08-15-2015, 09:52 PM   #11
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Water can cause issues with the fins on the AC unit. The scale inhard water could create deposits and reduce efficiency long term. I did this as last chance once on a failing wallmount AC unit, it was in need of replacement and did get use through a tough spot.
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Old 08-16-2015, 01:06 PM   #12
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I think we all can agree that the 13500 btu ac units standard on our Berkshire are undersized for extreme heat. We're in Phoenix awaiting a new OTD awning and temps are running in the 112°+ range. Have any of you tried cooling the units with a spray of water?


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Using a water spray and painting the hoods white, SHOULD make an incredible difference. But not being an AC expert, I could be completely wrong

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Sounds like the answer is to avoid AZ summers


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I just painted my hoods white but haven't had a chance to test them yet.
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Old 08-19-2015, 03:25 PM   #15
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Sounds like the answer is to avoid AZ summers


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YEP, AZ summers suck!! But oh the January weather in Yuma!!!

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They try to sell that misting system for our air-conditioners here in Arizona but I don't think I'd put corrosive water anywhere near my vehicle if I could avoid it... If you do the pressure of the pump is very critical low-pressure you're going to get water droplets very high-pressure like 300 or 1000 PSI pump for your misting system you'll get vaporized water it's very critical to get the vaporized water for the best cooling... I do have misters around my awning and pop up.


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Old 08-19-2015, 09:09 PM   #17
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You're spot on. Never doing that again.


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