Green Tip and Trade

Be mindful of your hot tub and other flat surfaces near an A/C compressor.

Angela Kim Dec 2, 2010

Our hot tub cover reached temperatures of 172 degrees this summer. It sits less than 15 feet from our air conditioner compressor. I strung an ultra-violet resistant camping tarp over it reducing the cover’s temp by 50 degrees and therefore the ambient temperature of the air passing over the compressors heat exchanger.

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