How to Install a Ductless Mini-Split Air Conditioner | This Old House

This Old House plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey explains how to install a mini-split air conditioner. (See below for a shopping list and tools.)
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Shopping List for How to Install a Mini-Split Air Conditioner:
– mini-split air conditioner []
– ground pad [], for supporting condenser unit
– 1-inch-diameter PVC pipe and assorted fittings [], used as condensate drain line
– PVC primer [] and cement [], used to join together PVC drain line 5. armor-sheathed electrical cable [], provides line-voltage power to the air conditioner
– low-voltage wire [], sends signal from air conditioner to condenser

Tools for How to Install a Mini-Split Air Conditioner:
– drill/driver []
– 1 _-inch hole saw [], used to make hole for refrigerant lines
– level [], used to level pad that supports condenser unit
– drywall saw [] or jigsaw [], used to cut hole in interior wall
– hammer []
– pliers []
– wire strippers []

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