Frigidaire FAH085N1T cools OK but room is "clammy." Is the unit too large? Room is 138 sq. ft, 8 ft. high. Various calculator sites recommend between 6000 and 9000 BTU. This one is 8000. Is it too big? What else could cause inadequate dehumidifying?

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Posted on Jan 02, 2017

12 x12 = 144 sq ft

12 x12 x12 = 1728 cubic ft

12 x12 x12 = 1728 cubic ft

May 02, 2015 | Heating & Cooling

It will be the thermostat that turns the compressor off.

Jul 17, 2014 | Frigidaire FAC104P1A Compact II Room 10000...

You don't. Square feet is a measure of area while cubic meters is a measure of volume.

Consider a room 8 ft by 10 ft. The floor area is 80 square ft. What's the volume of the room in cubic feet (let's not worry about converting to meters yet). Well, that depends on the height of the ceiling, doesn't it? If the ceiling is 8 ft high then the volume is 640 cubic feet. If the ceiling is 12 ft high then the volume is 960 cubic feet. Without that third dimension, you can't calculate the volume.

Consider a room 8 ft by 10 ft. The floor area is 80 square ft. What's the volume of the room in cubic feet (let's not worry about converting to meters yet). Well, that depends on the height of the ceiling, doesn't it? If the ceiling is 8 ft high then the volume is 640 cubic feet. If the ceiling is 12 ft high then the volume is 960 cubic feet. Without that third dimension, you can't calculate the volume.

Oct 18, 2013 | Office Equipment & Supplies

that is a 10000 btu unit and a good rule of thumb to go by when 'sizing' a unit is 12000 btu for every 600 sq ft of cooling space (if the place is well insulated) or 400 sq ft (if not well insulated).

So, you have a 10000 btu unit which is 5/6th of 12000 btu - so - can reasonably expect that unit to cool approximately 500 sq feet.

In other words the room it's in now could be only - say - 300 sq feet (and well insulated) - in which case the AC unit is cooling it - well.

However, if you try to cool a 800 sq ft room - it will not work as well.

Hope this has helped.

So, you have a 10000 btu unit which is 5/6th of 12000 btu - so - can reasonably expect that unit to cool approximately 500 sq feet.

In other words the room it's in now could be only - say - 300 sq feet (and well insulated) - in which case the AC unit is cooling it - well.

However, if you try to cool a 800 sq ft room - it will not work as well.

Hope this has helped.

Aug 05, 2011 | Maytag M6Q10F2A Air Conditioner

Assuming the unit is 'cooling' but not cooling it 'well,' I would think the unit is too small.

NOTE: 2000 Btu for every 100 sq ft of cooling space if the room is well insulated. If not - then 2000 btu for every 66 sq ft.

For example - a 12000 btu AC unit should cool 600 sq feet of cooling space if well insulated.

or

400 sq feet if not well insulated.

hope this has helped.

NOTE: 2000 Btu for every 100 sq ft of cooling space if the room is well insulated. If not - then 2000 btu for every 66 sq ft.

For example - a 12000 btu AC unit should cool 600 sq feet of cooling space if well insulated.

or

400 sq feet if not well insulated.

hope this has helped.

Aug 05, 2011 | Danby DPAC12031 Air Conditioner

The AC your landlord installed is rated at 8000 btu which is way too small for 900 sq ft. You need at least a 15000 Btu Air conditioner and a 'well insulated' house to be cool.

A good rule of thumb in the AC business says you need 1 ton (12000 btu) of Air conditioning for every 600 sq feet (if the house is well insulated) - if not - then you will need 1 ton (12000 btu) for every 400 sq feet.

So, if you have 900 sq feet and the house is well insulated you should have at least a 15000 btu unit.

If it's not well insulated you will need 24,000 btu.

A good rule of thumb in the AC business says you need 1 ton (12000 btu) of Air conditioning for every 600 sq feet (if the house is well insulated) - if not - then you will need 1 ton (12000 btu) for every 400 sq feet.

So, if you have 900 sq feet and the house is well insulated you should have at least a 15000 btu unit.

If it's not well insulated you will need 24,000 btu.

Jun 07, 2011 | Maytag M6X08F2D Air Conditioner

Here is the Solution:

1.__Convert 15 ft into yards.__ 1 yard = 3 feet

=>**15 ft = 5 yd**

2.__Find the area of the given room.__ The cost for given room is given, and cost for carpeting 1 sq. yd is given. So,

800/20 = 40 {i.e.**40 sq. yd (area of the given room**)}

3. Now,__Length * Width = Area__

=>** x * 5 = 40 ** [Taking Length = x yd]

=> x = 40/5

=>**x = 8 yd**

=> x = 8 * 3 ft

=>** x = 24 ft**

**So, Length of the given room is 24 ft (8yd).**

I*hope* this solved your problem (in time).

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800/20 = 40 {i.e.

3. Now,

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=> x = 40/5

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=> x = 8 * 3 ft

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Sep 10, 2009 | SoftMath Algebrator - Algebra Homework...

Wash out outside coil from time to time.This is the most over looked part of window units. Take care not to spray water directly into fan motor. If not real humid in house check temp coming out of ac inside and make sure filter and coil are clean. run on high speed and the air should have good force. 20 to 30 degree temp drop of room temp should be about right. Much depend on outside temp and humidity and indoor humidity plus insulation factor of area. How many people are in the area and if you keep unit on day and night .

Jun 28, 2009 | GE AJCQ08ACB Air Conditioner

An 11'500 btu Is appr. 1 ton of cooling capacity or enough to cool approximatly 450 sq ft of floor area. Be sure to read the instructions of course and be sure that all the packaging material was removed that may be restricting airflow. On high you should be able to easily feel the air blowing 10-15 ft from the unit and the air should be dropping about 15- 20 degrees when it exits the unit. So if the room temperature is 85 degrees the air exiting the unit should be around 65 -70. The amount of time it takes to cool the entire room depends on how big the room is and how much and the intensity of the heat infiltrating the room and the number and heat output of appliances and people in the room. Hope this helps you out GL!

Jun 11, 2008 | LG Heating & Cooling

Nov 27, 2013 | Frigidaire FAH085N1T Air Conditioner

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