One of the main drawbacks of portable air conditioners is the low ratings for energy efficiency. Not only do they take up space, these devices waste more energy and are louder than central air conditioners. A more sustainable alternative is energy-efficient air conditioning installation by a certified expert.
Here are other important residential air conditioning warnings you should not ignore.
All air conditioners move heat to the outside. The cooling capacity of an A/C unit is indicated by its BTU/h rating. This figure reflects how much heat can be removed from a room per hour. The higher the BTU rating, the more power is consumed by the air conditioner. The consumed power from the portable A/C unit generates extra heat that must be removed from the room through a hose.