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Old 02-21-2018, 09:01 PM   #1
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Ducted AC Question

Our floorplan seems to be leaning to a seperate bunkhouse "room' for the kids.

Our concerns with that is the room is too small for either its own heat or AC, how would we get that room temp controlled?

I assumed "ducted" when discussing rooftop units is simply the inside piece directed the air out away from the unit, not that its possible to "duct" it like a home AC system, to specific areas/rooms?

How did you guys deal with isolated rooms/areas?
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Old 02-21-2018, 10:10 PM   #2
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Roof top AC units are often ducted like home units in RV's, I have to get a new inside cover for the one I got off a travel trailer because it only has an intake grill, the output was ducted to vents by the floor
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Old 02-21-2018, 10:13 PM   #3
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Where do you find these ducts?

Do you have pics by chance?
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Old 02-21-2018, 10:33 PM   #4
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I just have the unit, the ducts were fed off the 3 inch spacer between the rooftop unit and the inside control panel with the intake filter
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Old 02-22-2018, 03:43 PM   #5
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Why cant I find these pieces online anywhere?

I just came back from Camping World and they said the same thing, there are plenum's to divert the air before it makes it to the inside control panel but where?

Anyone else do this and have pics or anything?
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Old 02-23-2018, 08:39 AM   #6
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Rather than using duct, why not just install a small fan in the wall of the kids room, when it is turned on it will move air into their room.
If the fan is mounted up high just leave a similar size hole down low on the wall to allow for air return/circulation, or vice versa.
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Something like this?

https://www.amazon.com/dp/B001501LHK...a-272328546182
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I am sure that would work, it has the cfm recommended for an average size bathroom vent fan, you might want to figure a way to feel how much air it actually pushes to make sure the air flow wont make your child too uncomfortable, in my cheapness I was picturing a cheap black clip-on desk fan but your idea definitely looks better, might want to make sure it wont be blowing right on someones head, a DC fan might be more energy efficient since you would not need your inverter turned on for it to run,
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PERFECT! That will do it...
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Old 02-23-2018, 10:30 AM   #10
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I am sure that would work, it has the cfm recommended for an average size bathroom vent fan, you might want to figure a way to feel how much air it actually pushes to make sure the air flow wont make your child too uncomfortable, in my cheapness I was picturing a cheap black clip-on desk fan but your idea definitely looks better, might want to make sure it wont be blowing right on someones head, a DC fan might be more energy efficient since you would not need your inverter turned on for it to run,
Hell I was thinking of using computer cooling fans before this idea...
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