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What Type Of Portable AC Should I Purchase?

The size and type of portable AC unit that you purchase will depend on a variety of factors ranging from the size of the room that needs cooling, to the budget you're adhering to. Take into consideration the BTU (British Thermal Unit) range that you require for the cooling output. If you need to, use a chart to determine the ratio of BTU's you'll need in conjunction with the size of your room.

Portable Air Conditioner Sizing Chart

BTU's Heat Load (Ambient Temp.) Room Size (Sq Ft.)
8,000 BTU's or Less Moderate 150 - 200
8,001 - 10,000 BTU's Moderate High 250 - 300
10,001 - 12,000 BTU's High 350 - 400
12,001 - 14,000 BTU's Very High 450 - 500