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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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