Portable Air Conditioners – Buyer’s guide
Much of central Canada is suffocating heat, heat and Humidex warnings and advisories are published in cities across the prairies and Ontario. Extreme heat has led many to the head of hardware stores in search of air conditioning units. In some areas, retailers are having trouble keeping in stock.
The air conditioning unit mounted on the window has been for decades. But now share shelf space with a relatively new product – the portable air conditioner. These products are small and can be used to supplement an existing cooling systems are an attractive alternative to traditional units for several reasons:
- Can be used in rooms that can not accommodate window units.
- You can move from room to room
- They suck moisture from the air, while cooling
Moreover, some consumers living in apartment complexes and condominiums that prohibit the use of traditional wall units:
If you are buying a portable air conditioner make sure you are:
Some units are not truly portable, but simply described as portable as it does not require installation on wall
It has integrated wheels and handles
This allows you to move from room to room
The right size
A small portable air conditioner that uses less energy and takes up little space can be tempting, but it will not cool a large room.
Also, make sure you do not put a great portable air conditioner room in a small space. Overwork the unit to cool the area and the room cold and wet.
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