I have read most of the bad press on these, but I was in the HD
yesterday and they had a 10K model running with the air hose laying
in a little alcove (not even running outside the building.) I judged
the cooling output to be excellent.
Is the bad press on these things overblown?
Thanks for your opinion!
I suspect the main market is folks who live in apartment buildings or condos
that circulates cold water in summer to room air handlers. Some officer
workers may also be targets.
Like it or not, "management's" idea of adequate cooling isn't the same as
many of the tenants. If a tenant can't get management to set the water
chiller to a lower temperature he just hooks up his portable A/C. That's
usually against the rules but it's hard to "catch" folks doing it.
At least mine is better than fans when the humidity is high. Right after I
finally bought one, then the weather turned nice, so I didn't need it for a
couple of weeks.
Last night I ran it and it cooled the room down a few degrees and even the
humidity felt lower. I'm trying to make do until I can get central a/c.
I didn't keep running it all night. Thought I'd do that if it gets really
hot and unbearable.
This is what I bought: EdgeStar - AP450z
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