If your living space does not have or allow for central air, you already know how hot and miserable it gets during the summer.
With a variety of window air conditioning units currently available on the market, you don’t have to face those warmer months with dread and agony.
In the past, window AC units were noisy and inefficient. Today’s models feature improved fan and compressor designs, which help units operate more quietly while delivering enhanced airflow. What distinguishes mini window air conditioning units from standard window AC units are the size and output potential. Mini window air conditioners cool areas measuring 100-300 square feet. The energy capacity of these smaller units generally averages 5,000-6,500 BTU. The best window air conditioning units fit in even the tiniest windows, such as those less than two feet wide. Many of today’s small window units can be controlled via remote or even by a smartphone app. It’s important to know the size of the space you are trying to cool in order to determine whether a mini window AC will cool your space efficiently. Look for a unit with a higher EER number for the most efficiency and to save money on your electric bill. Most mini window AC’s don’t require a HVAC professional for installation. The lifespan of a window air conditioner is about 10 years. Be sure to shop around and compare warranty options before making a decision. Somes companies provide different levels of protection and replacement should you run into mechanical or parts issues.