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I have always thought about taking the exhaust fans from my desktop and running a duct to move the hot air outside. I know the issue of the fans not being strong enough to push the air through the duct to the outside. But if I put a booster fan somewhere along the way to assist, would it possible for this to happen?

The whole reason for this, is because I will be stationed in Hawaii in around 3 weeks and I know it gets hot where I will be at.
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Why don't you push the air from outside to inside? You most certainly would be getting cooler air than the air in your house, unless you use AC.
Or are you worried about the air heating up your house?
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Why don't you push the air from outside to inside? You most certainly would be getting cooler air than the air in your house, unless you use AC.
Or are you worried about the air heating up your house?
Worried about it heating up my room in the barracks I will be in.
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Use your cleverness. In fact, ask your buddies for some ideas. The troops I knew back in the day would have had lots of ideas.

Here's one: when I lived in an apt I took a pet carrier and cut a 4-inch round hole in the top corner. Put in a muffin fan (110VAC), attached a dryer hose, put it through a plank with a dryer vent flap on the outside. Put the kitty litter box inside the ventilated pet carrier. Nobody could ever smell my cats.

Your buds will have spent time in Hawaii, so they will know the ropes. Use their expertise . . . and then report it back to us so when civilian members go to HI or some such, they will know what to do.
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