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Currently I have a 10,000 BTU Thru the wall air condition in my bedroom. The room is 13'x15'. This unit was too large for room and now doesn't work. The sleeve is 26"x18" and today that fits a 16,500 BTU unit which is much too large. Can you give me some guidance.

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Dennis W. Daily

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Drop in a Frigidaire 25,000 btu, 230-volt Electronic Control Air Conditioner (Model #FAS256R2A). It is Way More Cooling than you need, but it is a very efficient unit and will provide quiet, nearly instantaneous room temprature reduction! Width 26-1/2... Height 18-5/8... Wall Sleeve Included... about $450.

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