Just a thought from a non-tech - wouldn't it have been simpler to sit the unit frontside-back on ground level and connect the ducts from the correct side?
At least its not flex.
Putting it in upside down would have saved a lot of work... ;)
A crossover could have been constructed for that mess. Looks like the salesman screwed up and this was their solution. That looks hideous, it could have been thought out a bit better. I would hate to service that thing since all of the good stuff is on the building side. That just looks lazy! At least they could have painted the duct with a sealant, wait until it starts to rust. The seams aren't even sealed--water infiltration? Wait...my bad...they used foil tape, they are good to go!!!
Its a nice stand. Very well made. :LOL:
Why not bring the ductwork through the bottom?
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