you shouldn't cover it.. it need airflow.. hide it yes,
Hi Cathy, here are a few ideas you can try to hide the HVAC - https://www.countryliving.com/gardening/g4475/hide-air-conditioner-unit/
Here are some videos that may help you.
Hi there Cathy,
Best not to cover it, as it needs air to operate. Plant a hedge around it or erect a fence or trellis, or maybe place planters around it and just plant up for the season.
You can hide it , but do not try to cover it up. It needs easy air flow. Here are a couple ideas: https://www.hometalk.com/43357234/50-ac-unit-hack