Window air conditioners – like the Frigidaire Energy Star 8,000 BTU 115V Window-Mounted Mini-Compact Air Conditioner – were produced for people who didn’t want or couldn’t afford to install a central air conditioner. Central air conditioning can be pretty expensive and those who live in small apartments do not necessarily need central air conditioning, hence the portable air conditioning system was introduced to the market.
A window ac unit has a chilled coil with two fans and a hot coil. Both fans blow warm air over the coils to draw the humidity and heat from the room to transport it outdoors. Thus, the room is filled with clean, cool air.
The size of a unit determines its cooling capacity and air conditioner capacity is measured in BTUs.
A large window unit for a small room is a waste of money and a small window unit for a large room is insufficient. People should buy portable air con systems which suit their room space.
The 8000 BTU air conditioner square footage is ideal for a space up to 350 square feet.
Naturally, the amount of BTUs needed grows in accordance with the space.
Window air con is noise-free and energy efficient. A well-fitted unit will cool a room quickly. There are numerous air conditioners on the market, firms such as Haier, Frigidaire, and LG produce systems which cost as little as $200-$500. These inexpensive units are fitted with air filters, dehumidifiers, timers and more.
Spend over $300 on a window air conditioner to get a high-quality product. These air conditioners have a high BTU and EER, and they will cool large spaces quickly. Spend $600 or above and the deluxe model will more than likely cool the entire living area.