A/C Party

When I heard my brothers were coming to town this weekend, all efforts turned to getting the A/C ready. 🙂

I had prepped the opening by running the electrical and drain line to the 14×14″ opening.  I also framed it out some to add some strength.

Here is a shot of the opening ready with drain pan in place.

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The opening needed the AC power, 12vdc, furnace thermostat, and a control wire for the Comfort Control Center.  Also needed was the 1/2″ drain tube for the drip pan.  This will keep condenstation from running down the side of the trailer.

Here is a shot with the drain pan in place.  I put a good bead of vulkem around the opening before placing the pan down.

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Me on the left and brother Mark on the right lift the 92lb heatpump from the carton.

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Next challange was getting the unit on the roof.  It took all three of us.  That’s Chuck in the foreground.  Of course my dad was the photo journelist today ;-).

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We basically walked it up using two ladders and set it on the edge of the roof.  Then we got up on the roof and walked it in place.

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After carefully setting it in place and with one brother on the roof watching things over, I tightened down the three bolts until the gasket was evenly compressed all the way around.

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And here is how it looks now on the roof.  All thats left is hooking up all the wiring and mounting the lower piece.

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Could not have done it without the help of my brothers and dad, thanks guys!

 

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