As long as the unit has interior access in the right place, exterior access in
the right place, and is tilted so the water runs outside, I don't see the
They did this at a small machine shop I used to run at a company that made
excavation buckets. They just sawcut a hole in the concrete-block wall, lined
it with sheetmetal, and stuffed the window unit in.
Phil Ethier West Side Saint Paul Minnesota USA
1962 Triumph TR4 CT2846L, 2007 Saturn Ion 3 2.4, 1993 Suburban, 1994 Miata C
pethier [at] comcast [dot] net http://forum.mnautox.com/forums/
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From: "Bill Gingerich" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> 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?
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