The PACH5 unit, also known as the PAC 5 N Heat Pump, is a 5 ton portable air conditioner.
These units use an environmentally-friendly refrigerant for cooling industrial sites, repair shops, server rooms, outdoor venues and more.
Running the PACH5 Unit with Ductwork
Watch the video below for a brief overview of this process:
So if you’re choosing to run this unit with ductwork or without ductwork, there’s one important tip here.
If you’re running without ductwork because the unit’s sitting outside, there is a shield on top to put some restriction on the condenser fan blower. That’s important so it doesn’t go spinning out of control and allows enough restriction for this unit to operate properly.
There is a three-finger gap length beyond the shield here. If you choose that you’re going to be running ductwork with the unit and it’s beyond 25 feet, then you want to open the shutter back open, to allow more flow, because the duct is going to now take the place of the restriction.
I can run about 150 feet on the exhaust. I can also run 150 feet of ductwork between the supply and return. That’s extremely important when it comes to judging your job site of how you want to run your ductwork.
So basically all you do is you take the duct and you would have a band and then you would put it on the unit. You don’t want to run this style unit without some form of ductwork on there. These blower motors need that type of restriction on there, so that’s important.
When you’re running your ductwork, you want to make sure it’s as smooth as possible on your exhaust side and even your supply and return side, so you don’t have any issues of tripping off on any kind of error.
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