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Re: [Shop-talk] Cooling down an air conditioner

To: Robert nogueira <>
Subject: Re: [Shop-talk] Cooling down an air conditioner
From: Jeff Scarbrough <>
Date: Tue, 9 Aug 2016 08:05:29 -0400
Cc: Shop-talk <>
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Can you install a temporary shade over it?

On Mon, Aug 8, 2016 at 6:19 PM, Robert nogueira <> wrote:
> I've got a window mounted A/C in my garage. It generally does a pretty good 
> job of cooling it down but now that the daily high is over 100 (f) it is 
> having a problem and is tripping the breaker after running a hour or so in 
> mid afternoon ( unit gets full sun).
> Question: would installing a fine water mist sprayer behind the evaporator 
> coil easy the load on the compressor thus allowing it to continue to cool?
> For the few weeks I have this problem it is not worth the cost of wiring and 
> installing a larger unit.
> Thanks for any thoughts
> Bob Nogueira
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