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    Mini-split condensor

    I had a customer tell me she was told by another contractor, that the outdoor unit should be on the south or west side so the sun would hit the unit and keep defrost from freezing up.

    I am going to put it on the north side and put it on a bracket 30" in the air. Should be just fine huh? Does the other guy have a point?

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    We try to put them on the west/south. It does help on long wet cold spells.
    Helps keep the cold north wind from blowing through them also.
    Had to put wind baffles on a few north facing ones

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    Quote Originally Posted by joeysmith View Post
    We try to put them on the west/south. It does help on long wet cold spells.
    Helps keep the cold north wind from blowing through them also.
    Had to put wind baffles on a few north facing ones
    That's a regional thing though. I think we do what we can, but I'm not doing it for the sake of a "what if".

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    Out here I like to point the condensor fan same direction as the Santa Ana winds, opposite problem I guess.

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