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ac_control.jpg (19986 bytes)      We installed a 16,000 BTU Cruise Air reverse cycle heat pump and AC unit. This unit is installed in the port settee back, next to the nav. desk. The air ducts run forward to the head, and then into the forward cabin. To get the Vberth supply above the pillow height, the duct needs to run vertically through the shower area. A teak box was constructed to enclose the duct. The aft running duct runs under the electrical panel and into the aft hanging locker, then to the quarter berth. The return air grill is under the nav. desk. The sea water intake is in the bilge and the pump is in the port settee center seat with the head plumbing. One added feature is the deck wash down pump. We added a valve to the AC raw water intake after the strainer and this diverts to a deck wash down pump located in the sole in front of the head door. This wash down pump then has 2 outlets, one at the bow and one at the stern!
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AC port side cutout
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16K BTU unit
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fills the space
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salon outlet

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quarter berth

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head run, shower upturn and out to V berth
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Shower run
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V berth
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return air, under nav. deck
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AC raw water pump in port center settee
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AC through haul & strainer under fuel tank
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condensation drain tied into shower drain...great idea!
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valve added to divert intake to deck wash down pump
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2nd 30 amp line added with circuit breaker and switch on deck
This 30 amp service enters the boat and turns right back to the breaker. From there it goes directly to the AC unit. No panel below.
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the run in the head to the V-berth
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