Rated 5 out of 5Â by 3
Rated 5 out of 5Â by BIGDAVE Going green and chillin' out
I'm a new man! I finally got a good nights sleep without tossing and turning and sweating in the heat.
This cooler is excellent. Not wanting to spend thousands on central air along with the higher energy costs/consumption of it, I sprang for this evap cooler and it is cool cool cool.
Disclosure: I'm really handy with tools (not a contractor) but I can do electrical, plumbing... but be warned this unit is a bit of an involved install. Things like preferred placement and proper sized vents/ducts aren't in the manual. It ain't rocket science but still, it would be nice to have more info from the manufacturer.
I chose to cut a hole in the wall and formed my own duct and then used a 16X16 return air conditioning grill on the inside. Came out real nice. Note: because of this type of install the fan blower is LOUD inside the house. Better than sweating and after enjoying a night of TV with cool air and then getting the best night sleep in months, I can live with the noise level.
I may cut an intake filter for central A/C units to use as a noise baffle and add some extra air filtration.
This is a good commercial grade unit. If you're handy working with tools and don't mind the extra maintenance evap coolers require, you'll be happy. If you have more money than time, call an HVAC company and let them do it.
And kudos to Home Depot for even carrying this equipment. Out here in So. Cal. try and source these from anywhere else without a contractors license. Ya can't!
August 13, 2012
Rated 5 out of 5Â by Mingtoy Cooler
This is the second one I have bought. Replacement for the first one that is almost 20yrs old now.
Long life due to maintenance evey year, replacing pads
every other yr. Oil pillow bearning evey other month, and motor. New one come's without motor, but have existing one that is only 2 yrs old. Not sure if new come's with pump? But also have existing pump that is only 1 yrs old.
Side Draft for easy service. Their 1/10th the coast of regular air condition.
Just the thing for So. Calif: For the price, it cant be beat.
June 14, 2010
Rated 5 out of 5Â by orchidgrower Excellent product - EXCELLENT service!
Great product, delivered in record time from out of state.
May 15, 2012