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We are buying a 14000btu portable a/c for the meeting room

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We are buying a 14000btu portable a/c for the meeting room at our church. It is 682sq. ft.
Should we reconsider and buy 2 of your 8000 or 10000 models? Any suggestions will be much appreciated. Sincrely, ***** ***** ***@******.***
Submitted: 8 months ago.
Category: HVAC
Expert:  BillyHvac replied 8 months ago.


My name is Billy. What would be the max expected occupancy?

Customer: replied 8 months ago.
30 adults or 35 children, not both at once.
Expert:  BillyHvac replied 8 months ago.

Thank you,

You are at 14,000 btu based just on sg ft.

Add 30 people and that is another 6,000. BUT this is only at full occupancy.

I would consider (2) of the 10,000. The one would be more of a back up or you would have redundancy if one ever failed to perform.