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Old 10-01-2010, 06:55 PM   #1
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Loaded question I know. Really the question could be how big of a room can be reasonably cooled by a window A/C unit.

Here are some qualifiers:
  1. I am building a 12' X 20' brewery in my shop.
  2. Ferment room/chamber will be cooled by window A/C unit.
  3. I am not concerned about making lagers

Thanks in advance. Pictures are always welcome!

 
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Old 10-01-2010, 07:02 PM   #2
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How big are your batches? Are you sure you want to cool them with ambient air if you brew 15 gallon batches or more?

 
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Old 10-01-2010, 07:03 PM   #3
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10-12 gallon

 
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Old 10-01-2010, 07:03 PM   #4
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How big is the window?

 
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Old 10-01-2010, 07:04 PM   #5
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???

 
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Old 10-01-2010, 07:07 PM   #6
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How many BTU window unit I think he is asking.

 
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Old 10-01-2010, 07:12 PM   #7
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Sorry guys, I don't have the unit yet. I am planning on whatever I can find on clist at the moment. Assume cheap and smallish. (There's a joke in there somewhere!)

 
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Old 10-01-2010, 07:22 PM   #8
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Click the thread in my sig. You can make something like I did, which can be cooled by even the ****tiest AC unit, like mine. Fits 9+ carboys, so unless you are a brewing fanatic I think you'll be fine.
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Old 10-01-2010, 07:25 PM   #9
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How do you fit 9 carboys in a 4x4x4 cube? Thanks for the encouragement though.

 
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