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Glenn, Mechanic
Category: Appliance
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Experience:  over 30 years as a maintenance technician I have repaired many an Appliance I am also an electrician
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are portable air conditioners worth the money I live in a ...

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are portable air conditioners worth the money? I live in a basement apartment and want to cool a room 20' X 22'

Yes they work rather well however they do require a vent to get rid of the heat
It is usually just like a dryer exhaust hose
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Customer: replied 9 years ago.
Reply to Glenn's Post: what size unit is needed?


Another expert chimed in and suggested that because it's a cellar and cool allready you could get away with 1000 btu's however I would go with 2000

Customer: replied 9 years ago.
i haven't seen a unit higher than 14,000 btu'sbut i will look


Big ooops go with a ten thousand btu sorry about that