portable AC BUYING GUIDE
While it may be tempting to buy the largest size you can afford “just in case”, or to select the lowest BTU rating to save energy, the truth is that selecting the right portable AC unit for your room is a science.
Get this wrong, and your room will end up a warm or humid mess.
Our buying guide explains how to pick the right type and size of unit for your application and reviews the top 8 portable AC units selling today.
Honeywell’s MM14CCS is a powerful portable A/C unit that is more than capable of cooling down rooms on the larger end of the spectrum. It accomplishes this without being too big or distracting, and offers a good blend of extra features to go along with its (mostly) quiet operation.
The DeLonghi America PACAN120EW 12,000 BTU Whisper Cool Portable Air Conditioner is one of the quietest units you’ll find, but that doesn’t mean it lacks cooling power or plenty of added features. This unit is truly one of the best units on the market today.
Although small in size, The LG Electronics LP0814WNR puts out quite a bit of power for an 8,000 BTU portable air conditioning unit. Naturally, since the manufacturer is LG, they were sure to include plenty of features as well, making this one of the best portable air conditioners you can buy for a smaller room.
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Portable air conditioners are fairly simple to operate, but they do require some minor setting up when in use. The ventilation aspect of a portable A/C unit is an important and unavoidable one. Before going into how to properly set one up, it’s important to first know why the ventilation is needed.