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Old 10-12-2016, 06:23 PM   #11
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I wouldn't be o sure you can't do that. You can run the A/C (one unit) on the single 20A circuit. A heat pump doesn't have any electric coils for heating, so it doesn't draw any more amps than the AC side. Just don't plan on using the microwave at the same time. Also, be sure you have a good heavy cord for it. I ran our old RV's AC in our drive on the 110V outlet for three years without any issues.

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Old 10-12-2016, 07:29 PM   #12
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Another dumb question - heat pump VS gas heater

A heat pump draws the same amps in heat or cool. I ran mine on a 20 amp circuit with a #10 extension cord. There are no heat strips in a heat pump. An a/c with heat strips is only 1400 watts on heat.

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Old 10-13-2016, 12:37 AM   #13
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Yea I've been running my furnace and letting exhaust fan take out the fumes...since its new . To burn off that oil smell. Winter is coming what a bummer. Time to head to the mountains...🏂⛷🎿. Good travels everyone...

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