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.
- Convenient features
The LG Electronics LP0814WNR comes with a slew of features and specifications that makes it’s not only easy to use, but very efficient when it comes to energy usage as well. This may be a small unit, but it doesn’t look or act like it.
The LG Electronics LP0814WNR has a CFM of 180, and also directs the high-powered air out into four different directions at once, aiming the air to all four corners of your space. The result is quicker cooling effect, that’s also more efficient.
Speaking of energy efficiency, the LG Electronics LP0814WNR comes out looking more than good. The unit consumes 880 watts, giving it a high energy efficiency rating of 9. That will definitely show up on your electric bill in a good way.
Normally, a unit that dehumidifies at a rate of 48 pints per 24 hours isn’t something to brag about, but it sure is when the unit is an 8,000 BTU one.
The LG Electronics LP0814WNR is 8,000 BTU’s, so it should be small. The unit weighs just over 47 lbs, making it very easy to move from room to room as needed. It doesn’t look half bad either, as the white color and sleek styling allows it to blend in rather well in any decor.
The LG Electronics LP0814WNR has all the typical features you’d find in bigger units. The remote control gives you the ability to operate the unit from the comfort of your bed or couch, and you can even set a sleep timer.
The unit is bucketless, but does require draining from time to time. Fortunately, the LG Electronics LP0814WNR has an indicator on the LCD screen that lets you know when the water is full and ready to be dumped.
While this is a great portable air conditioner, there are a few cons to using it.
Noise level seems to be the downfall of most smaller portable air conditioners, and that’s the case with the the LG Electronics LP0814WNR. Running it on the lower fan speed once you reach your desired temperature should make it a little more bearable, if you are indeed using it in a space that’s 200 square feet or less.
Room size: 200 square feet
BTU rating: 8,000
Energy efficiency ratio: 9.0
Noise level: 56 (db)
Air flow: 180 cu ft/min
Price: about $300
The LG Electronics LP0814WNR is one of the best units on the market, regardless of its size. Yes, the noise can be a bit of an issue, but if that means having a much cooler space that saves on energy bills, so be it.
Buy this unit if you need a small space cooled, and want it done quickly and efficiently