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10 Easy Pieces: Portable Air Conditioners

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10 Easy Pieces: Portable Air Conditioners

July 8, 2020

If you’re in the north hemisphere, now is the time of year to consider an air conditioner. If you’re in an older building or small space (or both), a portable air conditioner can be unearthed or wheeled out every summer for that extra dose of needed cooling. There aren’t many portable A/C units that are good looking, unfortunately, but we’ve rounded up the 10 best looking, and top-performing air conditioners.

N.B. For more see our post Remodeling 101: The Ins and Outs of Smart Air Conditioners.

The sleek-looking LG (LP08WSR) 8,000 BTU White Portable Air Conditioner cools rooms up to 0 square feet; $3 on Amazon.
Above: The sleek-looking LG (LP0817WSR) 8,000 BTU White Portable Air Conditioner cools rooms up to 200 square feet; $317 on Amazon.
The Frigidaire Energy Star Window Mount Air Conditioner (FGRC084WAloading=
Above: The Frigidaire Energy Star Window Mount Air Conditioner (FGRC084WA1) is $399 at Appliances Connection.
The Frigidaire 8,000 BTU Portable Air Conditioner with Remote is $3.99 at Wayfair.
Above: The Frigidaire 8,000 BTU Portable Air Conditioner with Remote is $319.99 at Wayfair.
We’re still awaiting the Kapsul which has been released in waves for Kickstarter donors. The 5,000 BTU air-conditioning window unit, originally called Noria, raised almost $loading=
Above: We’re still awaiting the Kapsul which has been released in waves for Kickstarter donors. The 5,000 BTU air-conditioning window unit, originally called Noria, raised almost $1.5 million to go to market via Kickstarter. The W Series ($499) is available for preorder now.
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Above: The Haier 12,000 Portable Air Conditioner with Remote and WiFi Control is $401.99 at Wayfair.
The Frigidaire Gallery 8,000 BTU Cool Connect Quiet Temp Smart Room Air Conditioner is $47
Above: The Frigidaire Gallery 8,000 BTU Cool Connect Quiet Temp Smart Room Air Conditioner is $472.77 at Home Depot.
The Homelabs Portable Air Conditioner ,000 BTU Quiet AC with Removable Washable Filter is $549.99 at Walmart.
Above: The Homelabs Portable Air Conditioner 14,000 BTU Quiet AC with Removable Washable Filter is $549.99 at Walmart.
The Over the Sill Profile Air Conditioner is $499.95 at Hammacher Schlemmer.
Above: The Over the Sill Profile Air Conditioner is $499.95 at Hammacher Schlemmer.
The LG (LPIVSM) Smart Inverter Portable Air Conditioner has a hose that connects in the back and tucks away when not in use; $699 at Appliances Connection.
Above: The LG (LP1419IVSM) Smart Inverter Portable Air Conditioner has a hose that connects in the back and tucks away when not in use; $699 at Appliances Connection.
The Friedrich 5,700 BTU Kuhl Window Air Conditioner (KCQ06AA) is $7 at Alpine Home Air.
Above: The Friedrich 5,700 BTU Kuhl Window Air Conditioner (KCQ06A10A) is $719 at Alpine Home Air.
The Whirlpool Portable Air Conditioner (WHAPloading=
Above: The Whirlpool Portable Air Conditioner (WHAP122AW) is $449 at Four Seasons Trading Company.

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