Best Portable Air Conditioners Consumer Reports

SaleBestseller No. 1
Whynter ARC-14S 14,000 BTU Dual Hose Portable Air Conditioner, Dehumidifier, Fan with Activated Carbon Filter Plus Storage Bag for Rooms up to 500 sq ft, Platinum and Black
  • 14,000 BTU (ASHRAE) / 9,500 BTU (SACC) cooling capacity
  • Award Winning: 1. Good Housekeeping's "2020 Best Overall" and "can cool down a room faster than other portable units" 2. Consumer Report's 2020 Highest Score; UL listed
  • Dual hose operation; Cools up to a 500 square feet space(ambient temperature and humidity may influence optimum performance); Dehumidifying capacity: 71 pints per day; Air Flow (at high speed): 430 m3/h / 253 CFM; 3 fan speeds
  • Three operational modes: Air conditioner, dehumidifier or fan; Cooling capacity 14000 BTU (ASHRAE-128 Standard) / 9500 BTU (DOE+ 2017 Standard); Maximum power consumption: 1300 W / 11.6 A.
  • Eco-friendly CFC free Green R-32 refrigerant; Extendable exhaust hose (up to 60″); Window kit dimension: 6.5″ W x 20″ L (minimum), 46″ (maximum); Unit dimensions: 19″ W x 16″ D x 35.5″ H
SaleBestseller No. 2
Whynter ARC-14SH 14,000 BTU Dual Hose Portable Air Conditioner, Dehumidifier, Fan & Heater with Activated Carbon Filter Plus Storage Bag, Platinum Black
  • 14,000 BTU (ASHRAE) / 9,000 BTU (SACC) cooling capacity
  • Award Winning: 1. Good Housekeeping's "2020 Best Overall" and "can cool down a room faster than other portable units" 2. Consumer Report's 2020 Highest Score; UL listed
  • Dual hose operation; Cools up to a 500 square feet space(ambient temperature and humidity may influence optimum performance); Dehumidifying capacity: 71 pints per day; Air Flow (at high speed): 430 m3/h / 253 CFM; 3 fan speeds
  • Full thermostatic control (61°F - 89°F) with digital readout, 24 hour programmable timer; Eco-friendly CFC free green R-32 refrigerant; Patented auto drain function fully exhausts all condensate automatically in most environments
  • Three operational modes: Air conditioner, dehumidifier, fan & heater; Cooling capacity 14000 BTU (ASHRAE-128 Standard) / 9500 BTU (DOE+ 2017 Standard); Heating capacity 13000 BTU (ASHRAE-128 Standard)/ 8200 BTU (DOE+ 2017 Standard); Maximum power consumption: Cooling 1300 W / 11.6 A; Heating 1000 W / 11.6 A
Bestseller No. 3
Whynter ARC-12SDH 12,000 BTU Dual Hose Portable Air Conditioner and Heater, Dehumidifier, Fan with Activated Carbon Filter Plus Storage Bag for Rooms up to 400 sq ft, Multi
  • 12,000 BTU (ASHRAE) / 7,900 BTU (SACC) cooling capacity
  • AWARD WINNING : 1. Good Housekeeping's "Best Portable Air Conditioners to Buy in 2019" 2. Consumer Report's 2019 Top 2 highest Score
  • Four operational modes: air conditioner, heater, fan or dehumidifier. This unit can cool / heat up to a 400 square feet space (ambient temperature and humidity may influence optimum performance)
  • Full thermostatic control (61°F - 89°F cooling)/ (61°F – 77°F heating) with digital readout, 24 hour programmable timer; Eco-friendly CFC free Green R-410A refrigerant; Patented auto drain function fully exhausts all condensate automatically in most environments
  • Full installation set includes extendable exhaust and intake hose (up to 60") and window kit (up to 46") Max. window kit length = 46" , Min. window kit length = 20".
Bestseller No. 4
Whynter ARC-14S 14,000 BTU Dual Hose Portable Air Conditioner, Dehumidifier, Fan with Activated Carbon Filter plus Storage bag for Rooms up to 500 sq ft, Platinum And Black (Renewed)
  • Award Winning: 1. Good Housekeeping's "2020 Best Overall" and "can cool down a room faster than other portable units" 2. Consumer Report's 2020 Highest Score; UL listed
  • Dual hose operation; Cools up to a 500 square feet space(ambient temperature and humidity may influence optimum performance); Dehumidifying capacity: 71 pints per day; Air Flow (at high speed): 430 m3/h / 253 CFM; 3 fan speeds
  • Three operational modes: Air conditioner, dehumidifier or fan; Cooling capacity 14000 BTU (ASHRAE-128 Standard) / 9500 BTU (DOE+ 2017 Standard); Maximum power consumption: 1300 W / 11.6 A.Never use harsh chemicals, oil-based products, detergents, chemically treated cloths orother cleaning solutions. These could possibly damage the body of the air conditioner
  • Full thermostatic control (61°F - 89°F) with digital readout, 24 hour programmable timer; Eco-friendly CFC free green R-32 refrigerant; Patented auto drain function fully exhausts all condensate automatically in most environments
  • Includes complete set window kit, remote control, activated carbon air filter, washable pre-filter, user manual and storage bag; Casters for easy mobility
SaleBestseller No. 5
Black + Decker BPACT12HWT Portable Air Conditioner, 12,000 BTU with Heat, w, White
  • PORTABLE A/C HEATER COMBO UNIT - Our 6,000 BTU DOE (12,000 BTU ASHRAE) dual compact air conditioner & heater will keep you cool & comfortable during the summer, & toasty warm in the winter. An adjustable fan speed cools the air up to 55°F, and heats up to 81°F
  • HEATS & COOLS SMALL ROOMS - This portable heat & AC unit provides steady & fast cooling and heating for rooms up to 250 sq. ft. It’s the perfect air conditioner & heater for dorms, apartments, cabins, campers, offices, bedrooms, garages, or living rooms. Ideal to use in spaces that cannot support traditional window-mounted AC units
  • HEATS & COOLS SMALL ROOMS - This portable heat & AC unit provides steady & fast cooling and heating for rooms up to 250 sq. ft. It’s the perfect air conditioner & heater for dorms, apartments, cabins, campers, offices, bedrooms, garages, or living rooms. Ideal to use in spaces that cannot support traditional window-mounted AC units
  • EASY TO USE & CLEAN – The simple remote control & top-mounted LED display with 24-hour timer allow you to precisely control the air temperature. To clean the filter, just slide it out twice a month, rinse it thoroughly under running water, & put it back.
  • 4-in-1 FUNCTIONALITY – Combining 4 energy efficient modes in one small unit (17.1 x 13.8 x 28.1 in.), the COOL, FAN, HEAT & DEHUMIDIFY settings meet all of your home cooling, heating, & ventilation needs. SLEEP, MAX & AIR SWING functions control airflow.
Bestseller No. 6
Whynter ARC-126MD 12,000 BTU Dual Hose Portable Air Conditioner, Dehumidifier, Fan with 3M and SilverShield Filter Plus Storage Bag for Rooms up to 450 sq ft, Multi
  • 14,000 BTU (ASHRAE) / 9,000 BTU (SACC) cooling capacity
  • Award Winning: 1. Good Housekeeping's "2020 Best Overall" and "can cool down a room faster than other portable units" 2. Consumer Report's 2020 Highest Score; UL listed
  • Eco-friendly CFC free Green R-410A refrigerant;
  • Remote control, upgraded plastic window kit (46" max.), carbon air filter and washable pre-filter included, Eco-friendly CFC free Green R-410A refrigerant
  • Max. window kit length = 47" , Min. window kit length = 20"
Bestseller No. 7
Whynter ARC-12SD 12,000 BTU Dual Hose Portable Air Conditioner, Dehumidifier, Fan with Activated Carbon Filter Plus Storage Bag for Rooms up to 400 sq ft,Multi
  • 12,000 BTU (ASHRAE) / 7,850 BTU (SACC) cooling capacity
  • AWARD WINNING : 1. Good Housekeeping's "Best Portable Air Conditioners to Buy in 2019" 2. Consumer Report's 2019 Top 2 highest Score
  • Three operational modes: air conditioner, fan or dehumidifier. This unit can cool up to a 400 square feet space (ambient temperature and humidity may influence optimum performance)
  • Full thermostatic control (61°F - 89°F cooling) with digital readout, 24 hour programmable timer; Eco-friendly CFC free Green R-410A refrigerant; Patented auto drain function fully exhausts all condensate automatically in most environments
  • Full installation set includes extendable exhaust and intake hose (up to 60") and window kit (up to 46") Max. window kit length = 46" , Min. window kit length = 20".
SaleBestseller No. 8
Global Air 10,000 BTU Portable Air Conditioner Cooling /Fan with Remote Control in White
  • Digital controls offer precise temperature adjustments and the remote control lets you control the air Conditioner from across the room
  • Self-evaporative system no water tank. The condensing water is recycled to improve the efficiency through cooling condenser
  • Maximum room size up to 400 square feet. Over-cold protection three minutes restart Delay function. Wind blows upward and anti-frozen function under cooling
  • Unit must be vented to the outside (use included window installation kit and follow detailed installation instructions in the Owner's Manual). Do not use extension cords
  • Dimensions: 13" W x 17" D x 31.3" H | Product Weight: 62.20 lb
SaleBestseller No. 9
Whynter ARC-12S 12,000 BTU Portable Air Conditioner, Dehumidifier, Fan with Activated Carbon Filter Plus Storage Bag for Rooms up to 400 sq ft, Multi
  • 12,000 BTU (ASHRAE) / 5,000 BTU (SACC) cooling capacity
  • Three operational modes: air conditioner, fan or dehumidifier ; Noise level (dBA): < 52.5
  • Full thermostatic control (61°F - 89°F) with digital readout, 24 hour programmable timer. Maximum power consumption: 1080 W / 9.5 A
  • Remote control, upgraded plastic window kit (46" max.), carbon air filter and washable pre-filter included, Eco-friendly CFC free Green R-410A refrigerant
  • Dehumidifying capacity of 91 pints per day, 3 fan speeds. Includes extendable exhaust hose (up to 60") and window kit: 6.5" W x 20" (min)/ 46" (max) L
Bestseller No. 10
COSTWAY 8000 BTU Portable Air Conditioner, 3-in-1 Air Cooler w/Built-in Dehumidifier, Fan Mode, Sleep Mode, Remote Control& LED Display, Rooms Up to 230+ Sq. ft, for Home Office (White and Black)
  • 【Efficient &Energy Saving Cooling】With 8,000 BTU cooling power, the cold airdelivers fast, effective cooling for spaces up to230+ sq. ft. The air cooler can cool, dry and purify the air around you. It contains no freon, much cheaper and safer than a freon air conditioner. It has low energy consumption to decrease your electricity cost and it’s completely fit for our low-carbon lifestyle.
  • 【Multifunctional Modes & 2 Adjustable Speeds】This portable air conditioner provides cooling, dehumidifying, fanning and sleeping mode to meet various needs of users.  It is designed with 2optionalspeeds, which can be adjusted (low / high) freely according to your needs. Andthe wind outlet blades can be adjusted vertically and horizontallyif you need for various occasions.
  • 【Timer Function & Quiet Operation】Designed with 24-hour programmable timing function, you can enjoy working, reading or sleeping without catching cold. The temperature can be adjusted from 60 to 86℉, meeting all your needs. Sleep mode ensures super quiet operation withlow noise(56dB),offering you a peaceful and comfy sleep all night with suitable temperature.
  • 【Washable Air Filter & Easy Operation】Keep air clean and your portable AC running efficiently with the included removable &washable filter. The indicator light will remind you to regularly clean the air filter. Digital LED display offers precise temperature adjustments and the remote control lets you control the air conditioner from across the room.
  • 【Portable& Space-saving Design】Featuring a sleek, handy, rectangular body design, this compact air conditioner fits well in any limited space, saving much floor space. The all-direction casters and built-in handle allow you to roll the air cooler freely to from room to room, suitable for living room, office, bedroom, dorm, etc.

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