Feeling uncomfortable during a hot summer? Make use of these portable air conditioners if your home or office does not have a central AC system. These are very easy to place anywhere in the room to keep things cool. We assure you that every model can offer a satisfying coolness to your summer heat!
#5: ZoneAire PH14B
This portable air conditioner is ideal for rooms up to approximately 700 sq ft. It features air conditioner, heater, dehumidifier and fan with dual-hoses can have up to 40% faster cooling than single hose units. It has 13,500 BTU cooling and 10,700 BTU heating. All these features you get at a very affordable price!
#4: Honeywell 1540 Indoor/Outdoor
This portable air conditioner is ideal for large open rooms, patio/ BBQ areas, garage, deck, backyard, and warehouse. It can cool indoor areas up to 825 ft. and outdoor areas, too. Plus, it is best used in typically hot and dry climates where humidity levels are lesser than 60%. The cons of this model are, not ideal for high humidity areas and need a consistent supply of ice and water.
#3: Black and Decker BPACT10WT 10,000 BTU
This portable air conditioner cools a room up to approximately 150-250 sq. ft., its vertical motion creates constant, powerful airflow and consistent temperature in the room. It features 24 hours on/off timer and sleep mode with an LED digital display to simply enjoy the controls. Plus, it has a slide-out filter that rinses with flowing water for easy cleaning. Some reports that the thermostat did not work and a bit noisy.
#2: LG LP1417GSR
This portable air conditioner uses a standard 115-volt/15 amp electrical outlet with 6-ft. long power cord. It cools a room up to 400 sq. ft. with up to 3.1 pints per hour dehumidification in 14,000 BTU cooling. Aside from being expensive, it has no energy-efficient mode and has only 2 fan settings.
#1: Whynter ARC-14S Dual Hose
The #1 model on our list for the best portable air conditioner you can buy. It comes with three operational modes: air conditioner, fan or dehumidifier. It has a full thermostatic control of 61°F – 89°F with digital readout and 24-hour programmable timer. Unfortunately, it has only cool function and does not have a heater.