According to FurnaceCompare, the best central AC unit available in 2014 is the Goodman DSXC18. As of June 2014, The Sweet Home rates the Frigidaire FFRE0833Q1 as the best window AC unit.
The top window air conditioner, according to ApartmentTherapy.com, is the Frigidaire FRA086AT7, as of 2015. Reviewers there scored it very highly for efficiency, cooling power, ease of use and price.
Customers looking to keep cool on hot days can purchase a quality air conditioner online from Sears, Newegg or AJ Madison. Each of these suppliers carries air-conditioner units from top brands such as Frigidaire, LG and RCA.
As of 2015, some top-rated air conditioner units include the GE AEL06LS, the LG LW8015ER and the Frigidaire FRA052XT7, according to Consumer Search. Another highly rated unit, suitable for small rooms and featuring four speeds, is the General Electric AEL05LQ, notes the Bob Vila website.
When choosing a central air condition unit, it is important to consider size, cost and type of unit. The choice of size is particularly important, as an improperly sized unit can result in severe loss of energy efficiency and other problems.
Yes, as of 2015, window air conditioning units can be purchased online from home improvement retailers such as Lowe's and The Home Depot. Retailers offer a variety of shipping options, including in-store pickup and direct shipment.
To buy the correct size of A/C system for your home, you must consider the square footage of the house, the direction the house faces, the placement of rooms in the house, the number, size and types of windows and doors and the R-factor of its insulation.
To install a window AC, open the bottom sash fully, balance the unit in the window with the bottom flange against the outside of the frame, close the sash, lock the sash in place, and expand the wings. Add insulation and weatherstripping to prevent heat infiltration.
Some top-rated central air conditioners as of 2015 include the Maytag M1200 PSA4BI iQ Drive, Dave Lennox Signature XC25, Carrier Infinity 21 24ANB1, Trane XV20i and Amana ASXC18. Other highly rated central air conditioners include the American Standard Platinum ZV, Coleman Echelon Series and Carrier
A portable AC unit is an air conditioner that can easily be moved from room to room as needed. It typically has wheels and features a lightweight construction.