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Hello,Like many newer window air conditioners, mine has no

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Hello,
Like many newer window air conditioners, mine has no lever to vent outside air. Since the unit is in the only window in the room, and I must keep the door closed, is there enough air being recirculated naturally? Are these units without vents designed to at least partially ventilate a room?

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Do you have the complete model number of it?

 

 

Customer: replied 3 years ago.

FRA 086At7

Customer: replied 3 years ago.

This room is where I work on my computer, and I go in and out several times a day, so it is no air tight, but I need to keep the door closed. It also has a fan that can be used by itself, but I imagine this would only recirculate the air as well.

 

 

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Joan,
This model does not take in outside air at all, however unless this is a smokey enviroment from smoking and cooking that should not be a problem with it...





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Customer: replied 3 years ago.

No, it's not smokey, but as I say the door is always closed. Is there enough air exchange on these models? Are they partially vented?


 

Yes they are partially vented to allow about 10% outside air into the room for air exchange.



Customer: replied 3 years ago.

So it's not unhealthy to run it all the time without other source of ventilation like a window? No need to replace this unit?

No this is fine, you don't need to replace the unit, If you were a smoker I may suggest it to allow for more air exchange, hoever if you are not then you should have no problem with it...
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Customer: replied 3 years ago.

Thanks!


 

Your welcome.
Chas





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