cool the hot summer cpap air by freezing humidifier ?

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cool the hot summer cpap air by freezing humidifier ?

Post by watertrails » Wed May 11, 2022 2:31 pm

Now with hot humid weather id like to cool the air instead of heat it as in winter. I have the humidifier turned off as i dont need or want it on now. I experimented with putting only some mini ice cubes in water container and leaving the humidifier off. THis still somehow added more unneeded and unwanted moister to my nasal mask.But did seem to cool the ir some. some. I was going to look for some nontoxic plastic container to freeze water in that would fit in the container.The room is the warmest when i first go to sleep and cools some as the night goes on so even cooling the air at the beginning of the night would help. I was thinking of simply putting the empty humidifier water container in the freezer doing the day but was concerned if freezing it might crack it. Anyone ever try this or freezing something else to to put in the water container to cool the air? flat rock or Something ?

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Post by zonker » Wed May 11, 2022 5:19 pm

ChicagoGranny wrote:
Wed May 11, 2022 4:03 pm
----------> https://www.ebbsleep.com/
have you tried these products or are you just showing off your google skills?
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Post by ronragus » Wed May 11, 2022 9:11 pm

Get an AC for your room?

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Post by chunkyfrog » Wed May 11, 2022 10:48 pm

Sleep in a mesh hammock, in the range of a running fan, naked.
No AC needed . . .

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Re: cool the hot summer cpap air by freezing humidifier ?

Post by ChicagoGranny » Thu May 12, 2022 8:37 am

zonker wrote:
Wed May 11, 2022 5:19 pm
have you tried these products
I've only tried the one Froggie mentioned.

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Post by zonker » Thu May 12, 2022 10:33 am

ChicagoGranny wrote:
Thu May 12, 2022 8:37 am
zonker wrote:
Wed May 11, 2022 5:19 pm
have you tried these products
I've only tried the one Froggie mentioned.
pics or it didn't happen.
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Post by Janknitz » Thu May 12, 2022 12:22 pm

We have no AC and I don't use a humidifier (6 years of training with a ^%$# PRS1 humidifier that never worked!). The air from my CPAP is pretty cool and I often cool my wrists from the vent on hot summer nights. And I have a tower fan that blows directly on me which I can control with a remote. Menopause and summer don't mix well.
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Post by chunkyfrog » Thu May 12, 2022 1:25 pm

zonker wrote:
Thu May 12, 2022 10:33 am
ChicagoGranny wrote:
Thu May 12, 2022 8:37 am
zonker wrote:
Wed May 11, 2022 5:19 pm
have you tried these products
I've only tried the one Froggie mentioned.
pics or it didn't happen.
:wink:

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Re: cool the hot summer cpap air by freezing humidifier ?

Post by watertrails » Thu May 12, 2022 11:34 pm

running air conditioner too expensive. its not that hot or bad. its just nice when its cooler

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Post by chunkyfrog » Sat May 14, 2022 6:36 pm

watertrails wrote:
Thu May 12, 2022 11:34 pm
running air conditioner too expensive. its not that hot or bad. its just nice when its cooler
You're so lucky.
It can get too hot here to SLEEP.
AC is expensive, but we'd rather not croak from heat stroke.

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Post by Janknitz » Mon May 16, 2022 7:16 pm

chunkyfrog wrote:
Sat May 14, 2022 6:36 pm
watertrails wrote:
Thu May 12, 2022 11:34 pm
running air conditioner too expensive. its not that hot or bad. its just nice when its cooler
You're so lucky.
It can get too hot here to SLEEP.
AC is expensive, but we'd rather not croak from heat stroke.
Can't you sleep in the frog pond?
We have a homemade wine cellar in our garage that has AC to keep the precious wine cool (husband is a retired wine maker). It's the only place in the house that has any AC. I've threatened to sleep in there, but it would be very weird. And not a safe place to be when the "Big One" hits.
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Post by squid13 » Wed May 18, 2022 10:14 am

Janknitz wrote:
Thu May 12, 2022 12:22 pm
(6 years of training with a ^%$# PRS1 humidifier that never worked!)
If you still have the PRS1 maybe this is your problem. viewtopic/t102275/Fix-Respironics-Syste ... blems.html

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Re: cool the hot summer cpap air by freezing humidifier ?

Post by chunkyfrog » Wed May 18, 2022 2:24 pm

Janknitz, if hubby can afford AC for the whine, why can't he spring for AC
in the bedroom--(or YOUR bedroom, as the case were?)

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Re: cool the hot summer cpap air by freezing humidifier ?

Post by Janknitz » Sun May 22, 2022 5:51 pm

chunkyfrog wrote:
Wed May 18, 2022 2:24 pm
Janknitz, if hubby can afford AC for the whine, why can't he spring for AC
in the bedroom--(or YOUR bedroom, as the case were?)
Every time we ever slept in an air conditioned room (albeit, almost always hotel rooms and who knows if they EVER clean those AC units!) he has suffered from horrible allergies. So he would be miserable, I think. I can keep windows open at night IF I remind him to take Zyrtec before bed. Fortunately, we only have a dozen or so nights a year when it just won't cool down. Most of the time we have a lovely coastal breeze and often fog (natural air conditioning). When we have a few days of high heat in a row, though, the house won't cool down at night.

And we didn't buy most of the wine that used to occupy the cellar. He was an assistant winemaker to a large winery "family" and received a case of everything they made, about 45 - 50 cases a year. Building the cellar was self-defense! :lol: Otherwise, I was contemplating getting rid of the furniture and using stacked cases of wine instead. :lol: But he's been retired for six years now and between many charitable donations and our evening wine with dinner, most of the wine is gone. The cellar makes a great pantry now.
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