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How do you keep your office cool ?

Discussion in 'BlackHat Lounge' started by SquirlyNutz, Jul 20, 2010.

  1. SquirlyNutz

    SquirlyNutz Power Member

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    i have a home office which is about 15 ft x 25 and have the a/c running all day long, although the heat from my 3 pc's that run all day long make it feel like an oven. They just constantly blow out hot air and seems impossible to work in a cool environment and keep the place cool,sometimes i even have to turn on some fans,and then it gets frustrating because i feel like im working at an airport.
     
  2. tacopalypse

    tacopalypse Executive VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    get some usb & dvi extension cables and put your computers in another room
     
  3. JuicyBlack

    JuicyBlack Regular Member

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    mmm I am guessing your AC is rather old or too small, change it for a better one... that'd be the best solution.
     
  4. Crixus

    Crixus Regular Member

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    I have the same problem. Triple monitors on a core i7 rig, plus my other machine all in the same room. The AC works fine, it just can't cope with all this on all day in one room. I walk out of my office and the rest of the house is like 5 degrees cooler.

    I used to have a mini box fan in the doorway which helped. This year I installed a ceiling fan which has made the most difference but it's still a problem.

    My final fix will be when I replace the HVAC system, maybe next year. I've already had some quotes and the installer will simply run an extra duct and vent to my office.
     
  5. voxclan

    voxclan Regular Member

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    get a better a/c, I have a few computers running also and no problem inside with the heat, even when it 40C/104F outside.

    The A/C is the most important tool in my life personal/business, can't live without it.
     
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    voyevoda Regular Member Premium Member

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    Don't wear pants.
     
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