This 12,000 BTU model includes an 80 pint humidifier option, automatic restart, an auto drain feature, and a remote with all the functions available. It also comes with a three year limited warrant.
The compact design allows the unit to be used in a smaller window, though it can cool up to 425 sq. ft. easily. This model is popular for a variety of uses and cooling needs, at home or at the office.
2. EdgeStar AP14001HS, Extreme Cool 14,000 Dual Hose Portable A/C and Heater
This model is the second leading seller. It features a contemporary design and can cool up to 525 square feet. It also has an energy efficiency rating of 11.2. Te dual hose design allows the unit to cool a space up to 40 percent faster than a single hose design. The unit serves as a heater in cold weather. The dual function makes this unit an excellent value, for budget minded consumers.
3. AP10002BL- EdgeStar 10,000 Portable
The 10000 BTU portable air conditioner unit is designed to work in smaller spaces, such as a bedroom, home office, or smaller office space. It features a compact thirteen by fifteen inch design and cools up to 325 square feet. It comes with a 61 pint dehumidifier and a remote with all available functions. The unit comes in an attractive onyx color and a three year limited warranty. The EdgeStar 10,000 portable is popular for its design and color, as well as its efficiency.
4. AP8000W- EdgeStar Compact 8,000 Portable A/C Unit
This portable A/C unit has earned spot on the list, due to its compact size and value price. The 8,000 BTU model is designed for smaller spaces, up to 250 square feet. is suitable for a bedroom, nursery, or smaller office. It This model uses less energy than similar models. The costs of operation can be as low as $0.95 per day. It comes with a 50 pint dehumidifier, auto restart option, and a 3 yr. limited warranty.
The Koldfront Ultracool 14,000 portable model makes the list, for its quiet operation, with a lower than average decibel rating. The Koldfront Ultracool is a contender, for those who want quiet operation.
It can cool up 500 square feet. This model is suitable for a large bedroom suite, a larger office, dining room, family room, living room, or a game room. It comes with a full function remote, 70 pint dehumidifier, and energy use programming. It also includes a 3 year limited warranty.