10 Easy Pieces: Portable Air Conditioners

If you are in the northern hemisphere, this is the time of year to consider an air conditioner. If you are in an old building or a small space (or both), a portable air conditioner can be dug up or moved every summer for that extra dose of cooling needed. There are not many portable air conditioners that look good, unfortunately, but we have put together the 10 most beautiful and efficient air conditioners.

N.B. For more information, see our article Remodeling 101: the ins and outs of intelligent air conditioners.

The stylish 8,000 BTU white LG portable air conditioner (LP08WSR) cools rooms to 0 square feet; $ 3 on Amazon.
Above: LG’s stylish 8,000 BTU white portable air conditioner (LP0817WSR) cools rooms up to 200 square feet; $ 317 on Amazon.
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Above: The Frigidaire Energy Star window air conditioner (FGRC084WA1) costs $ 399 at Appliances Connection.
The Frigidaire 8,000 BTU portable air conditioner with remote control costs $ 3.99 at Wayfair.
Above: The Frigidaire 8,000 BTU portable air conditioner with remote control costs $ 319.99 at Wayfair.
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Above: We are still waiting for the Kapsul which has been published in waves for Kickstarter donors. The 5,000 BTU air conditioning window unit, originally called Noria, has raised nearly $ 1.5 million to be marketed through Kickstarter. The W series ($ 499) is now available for pre-order.
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Above: The Haier 12000 portable air conditioner with remote control and WiFi control costs $ 401.99 at Wayfair.
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Above: The Frigidaire Gallery 8,000 BTU Cool Connect Quiet Temp Smart Room Air Conditioner is $ 472.77 at The Home Depot.
The Homelabs, CA silent 000 BTU portable air conditioner with removable washable filter costs $ 549.99 at Walmart.
Above: The Homelabs 14,000 BTU silent portable air conditioner with removable washable filter costs $ 549.99 at Walmart.
The Over the Sill Profile air conditioner costs $ 499.95 at Hammacher Schlemmer.
Above: The Over the Sill Profile air conditioner costs $ 499.95 at Hammacher Schlemmer.
The LG Smart Inverter Portable Air Conditioner (LPIVSM) has a hose that connects to the back and folds down when not in use; $ 699 at Appliances Connection.
Above: The LG Smart Inverter Portable Air Conditioner (LP1419IVSM) has a hose that connects to the back and folds down when not in use; $ 699 at Appliances Connection.
The Friedrich 5,700 BTU Kuhl window air conditioner (KCQ06AA) costs $ 7 at Alpine Home Air.
Above: The Friedrich 5,700 BTU Kuhl window air conditioner (KCQ06A10A) costs $ 719 at Alpine Home Air.
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Above: The Whirlpool portable air conditioner (WHAP122AW) costs $ 449 at Four Seasons Trading Company.

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