Summer months does Your AC?

Discussion in 'Heating / Cooling Systems' started by stacey short, Mar 23, 2019.

  1. stacey short

    stacey short Member

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    Summer months does your AC freeze you out your Pup/rv camper? Or do you still need to run the fun to circulate the cool air? Or do you heat up during peak time 11am-2pm?
     
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    Sjm9911 Well-Known Member

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    No it doesn't, the ac is huge, but the pop ups heat up. Gizmos and reflexdex can help im told. Its not cold by any means , even with a 1300 btu unit.
     
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    nineoaks2004 Every meal is a picnic and every Day is a holiday

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    The AC has a thermostat, set it for the temp you want /need. It should stay fairly comfortable in hot weather, a lot depends on where you are camping, and the average temp during the summer also a shady campsite helps to keep the unit cooler. My small Coleman TT only has an 8K AC unit and it gets cold enough to hang meat in the summer but I do not have canvass. Closing off one end of the PUP curtains helps too (if no one is sleeping there) and as mentioned by Sjm9911 said the reflexdex and gizmos will also help.
     
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  4. jmkay1

    jmkay1 2004 Fleetwood/Coleman Utah

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    It really depends on the outside temperature, the humidity, and if your parked in the shade with reflectix and popup gizmos. There are times It can freeze you out If your in the shade and you use reflectix and gizmos and its dry. There are times especially if it's really hot and humid out that you can only get the camper comfortable. Although still pretty humid in the camper too. The evening hours I usually can turn it off and just allow natural breeze cool things off unless it's still very hot. The AC is real loud so I'd prefer it off at night.
     
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    silvermickey2002 Morris County, NJ

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    We run our AC mostly in the late evening and early morning and of course thru the night. We have never had an issue of it being to cold. The AC unit is pretty quite so it does not bother us at night. I usually set the thermostat (the dial on the AC unit) to what feels comfortable in the pup. But during the night I set it a little colder so we sleep good!

    When possible we will have the pup in the shade. I will also install the Popup Gizmos.
     
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    nineoaks2004 Every meal is a picnic and every Day is a holiday

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    Sounds like you are good to go, only time will tell.
     
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    Mine will struggle in the TX summer in full sun. If you add humidity it gets harder to keep it below 80. Reflectix, shade and pugs help a lot. Last year I added a small 8k BTU portable to supplement and finally found my happy place!
     
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    When boon docking I always find a shady spot. Up in the mountains, its rare to even need A/C. The same with an 80 degree day...
     
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