From the DIY department of Ask Curbed comes this reader query:
Here's my dilemma: I bought my Manhattan apartment a couple of years (and summers) ago. It has two a/c units, both of which are the "through the wall" type—you know, basically window units, but instead of being in window, they go through the wall. I would like to replace these units.Please feel free to use this opportunity to discuss any and all air-conditioning-related queries.
The problem is, my brand and model of a/c unit is no longer being manufactured, and obviously any new unit would have to fit in the same hole through the wall as the old unit. I have Emerson Quiet Kook units, and I don't think Emerson even makes a/c units any more!! Anyway, I am trying to find out if there is a good source (or any source) that can help me find out what the possibilities are for replacing my units. I have tired to do some research myself, to no avail... the darn things don't even seem to come in standard sizes! Any suggestions?