This article discusses several of the top portable A/C units currently on the market and provides customer reviews from consumers who have purchased these items.
1. The EdgeStar Ultra Compact 8,000 BTU Portable Air Conditioner – White is ideal for small-sized spaces measuring 150 square feet. Costing only $290 for each unit, this is one of the least costly options currently available. It includes a dehumidifier, a remote control and a digital thermostat. Consumers have posted positive reviews of this product. They have called it effective. People do, however, cite excess noise as being a drawback.
2. One of the major issues that people contend with when using portable designs is the noise that they produce. Consumers have pegged the Royal Sovereign ARP1000ES as being a quiet unit. Apart from not producing much noise it is also very durable. It is additionally suitable of cooling spaces that are 200 square feet. It comes with a remote control and a dehumidifier. It additionally has an exhaust hose.
The drawback is the unit’s cost. At $500, it is more costly than units that go into the window but it is also more effective in providing cool air. It is also very heavy and this makes it difficult to move from place to place.
3. If you are conscious of your spending then the perfect option for you is the AP12001S – EdgeStar 12,000 BTU Portable Air Conditioner & Air Cleaner – Silver. At $395, this is capable of cooling a space of approximately 300 sq ft to 400 sq ft. This product includes dehumidifier functionality, a remote control, a timer and a digital thermostat. Noise is the main drawback cited in negative comments for this unit.