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Old 05-24-2016, 12:06 PM   #1
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AC units size\brand recomendation

HI all,

I have an small 14' travel trailer without an Air Conditioner (see attached pic). I would like to install an AC unit, but I am unsure what BTU rating to get. I'm thinking 13,500 btu. I will be camping in the hot & humid Midwest. Also, what are the good brands & what are the bad brands based on your experience.

Thanks, paul
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Old 05-24-2016, 01:22 PM   #2
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13.5k to 15k, not much difference in cooling, really. As 13.5k units are used in RVs that are 30' long, you should be fine with either.
I don't know that there is a bad "brand" - different heights, heat-strip, non-heat-strip, etc...

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Is it pre-wired for AC?
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Yes.. it is pre wired for AC.
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Hot and humid Midwest? That's a joke right? 13.5 btu is plenty. We had a carrier unit once upon a time. It had a "dry" feature which seemed to take out the humidity better than just running the ac on auto. Only had one of those units out of 5 TT so I don't know how common they are aftermarket wise.
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Hot and humid Midwest? That's a joke right?
I wasn't joking. I'm sure there are lots of humid states, but Missouri can be down right humid in the late summer months.

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