After installing 4 of them I have a good grip on the procedure.
- One is installed in top of a ceiling exhaust fan
in the second bathroom.
- Two in the roof space, for them I installed 2
vents in the eves as well, to create an air inlet.
- One is installed on the roof of the living room,
together with an adjustable ceiling vent. It will let the hot air, that
collects up in the cathedral ceiling, escape in summer. In winter it
can be closed, with the help of a plastic fitting on top of a rod. I
did notice a difference already. The hot afternoons are not as hot
anymore :-) I can feel the breeze. So I need not switch on the air
conditioner so often.
Replacing the pads in the Air Conditioner:
On Freecycle I
got a set of larger 1 year old pads, which I cut to size and installed.
Just in time, as my old ones were going really tired. I had cleaned them with HCl (hydro chloric
acid) last year, but there is only so much you can do before they fall
apart. Cleaning the plastic grills was no luxury, they were invaded by