Originally Posted by fella10
I included that link to show how hot that black ac cover can get when its only 89 outside,...... I thought you might like to see the evidence that will support your original post.........
But the question that matters is: how much heat is absorbed by the air as it it sucked in from outside that cover. The air isn't there for very long.
Also, surface temp of the cover and air temp inside aren't the same thing.
I'm not saying it doesn't matter, I'm just saying we don't know ... nor do we know how much.