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Re: [Shop-talk] Window vs. Through-the-wall Air Conditioners

To: "Bill Gingerich" <>, <>
Subject: Re: [Shop-talk] Window vs. Through-the-wall Air Conditioners
From: "Steve Hammatt Mount Vernon WA USA" <>
Date: Sat, 20 Sep 2008 14:54:12 -0700
I'm no expert here, but I think what you'll be missing
is the sound of the compressor and the noise of the
external fan unit.  I'm not sure it's worth the cost difference
for a garage application, but I'd certainly consider it if it
was in my bedroom.

Steve Hammatt
Mount Vernon WA USA
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Bill Gingerich" <>
To: <>
Sent: Saturday, September 20, 2008 2:48 PM
Subject: [Shop-talk] Window vs. Through-the-wall Air Conditioners

>I would like to mount an AC unit through the wall of my garage.  When 
>I look
> at prices, the ones designed to mount through-the-wall are 
> significantly
> more expensive than regular window units.  So, what it the 
> difference?  Is
> there any reason I couldn't cut the appropriate size hole in the 
> wall, and
> mount a window unit in the hole?  Of course I need to seal around 
> the unit,
> make sure condensation can drain, etc.  It just seems like it should 
> work.
> Am I missing something here?
> BillG
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