The electricity requirement for a Pinguino air conditioner varies depending on the model being purchased and can range anywhere from 950 to 1,500 watts. The Pinguino portable air conditioner model PAC A120E, for example, requires 1,500 watts and can generate up to 12,000 BTUs for a 550 square feet room.
The Pinguino air-to-air PAC AN112 model, on the other hand, is able to generate up to 11,000 BTUs and requires a power input of 950 watts. The water-to-air PAC WE127ECO model can also generate up to 11,000 BTUs but requires up to 1,000 watts in electrical power to operate. It is also fitted with an additional water tank and generates up to 54 decibels of sound.