GerryAZ
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Re: Anyone know the SEER rating of the AC unit?

Sun Aug 21, 2011 9:25 pm

Another reason to use resistance heat instead of a heat pump is to allow the A/C compressor to run for dehumidification in conjunction with the heater for defrosting.

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Re: Anyone know the SEER rating of the AC unit?

Mon Aug 22, 2011 4:14 am

well that a/c compressor will be running at the sime time as the resistance heater in order to keep a windshield clear.

that will be considerable draw and reduction in range during fall/ winter months when both heating and dehumidification are needed. seat heaters or no seat heaters you have to be able to see to drive safely
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