The different types of air conditioners include window air conditioners, portable air conditioners, split or ductless air conditioners, tower air conditioners, and central air conditioners. Air conditioners are installed... More » Home & Garden Heating & Cooling

Most window air conditioners do require Freon in order for them to work properly. There is a type of Freon referred to as R-22 or HCFC-22, and it was most common in air conditioner window units prior to 2010. More » Home & Garden Heating & Cooling

Most room air conditioners are designed to fit double-hung windows. The lower sash that pushes up from the bottom creates the gap where the air conditioner sits. Measuring the open window's width and height is necessary ... More » Home & Garden Heating & Cooling

There are several types of air conditioners, including self-contained window units, portable air conditioners with window exhaust kits, split central air conditioning systems and split ductless air conditioners. In addit... More »

Both portable air conditioners and window units can do a good job of cooling a small apartment, but Consumer Search recommends portables because they can be moved easily from one room to another to provide cooling as nee... More » Home & Garden Heating & Cooling

Like normal air conditioners, portable air conditioners pull in warm air, cool it and circulate it back into the room. Unlike normal air conditioners, all of the mechanical parts of a portable air conditioner operate ins... More »

The top ten things about air conditioners can be split into three categories: how air conditioners function, key problem areas and usage optimization. These ten facts constitute the basics of air conditioning knowledge a... More » Home & Garden Heating & Cooling