Keep Your Home or Office Cool with a Portable Air Conditioner
Residential portable air conditioners are an alternative and versatile cooling option designed for a number of different applications. Whether you are looking to spot cool a particular room in your house, reduce your energy bills by cutting back on HVAC use, or are limited by HOA restrictions, a portable air conditioner is the perfect cooling solution for you. Because portable air conditioners do not require permanent installation and arrive with rolling casters, they are the ideal option for those that need one unit to meet multiple cooling needs or for those that need a unit that does not require any heavy lifting.
Portable air conditioners work much like a traditional air conditioner: they pull in warm air, circulate and cool it, then expel the cooled air back into the room while simultaneously exhausting remaining warm air through a connected vent hose. Although the most common exhaust option is through a nearby window, there are other venting applications available for when a traditional window is not available.
Because warm air and moisture typically coincide, many portable air conditioners also dehumidify the air while they cool. Some evaporate and exhaust the moisture through the vent hose, while others collect moisture in a connected water reservoir.
Portable air conditioners come in either single hose or dual hose models. Dual hose portable air conditioners use their additional hose to bring air in additional air from the outdoors. Because it is bringing in air to displace the air being removed, it results in a more powerful cooling capacity and more stable air pressure. Single hose units are only able to pull in and exhaust the air from its immediate surroundings.
The cooling power of a portable air conditioner is measured in BTUs. Ranging from 7,000 to 14,000 BTUs, the higher the cooling power, the larger the room the unit can cool.
With our wide assortment of powerful and reliable portable air conditioners, you are sure to find the perfect one to meet your cooling needs.