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Main Que: What is the difference between a portable air conditioner and a window air conditioner?

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  • Query By: RAMONA MANNING (De Ridder, AR)
  • Date: 01/12/2015

Answer: Portable air conditioners are independent, movable units with exhaust hoses that are easy to install and vent out of a variety of window types. Window air conditioners are generally less expensive than portable air conditioners, but they are more difficult to install and only fit in standard-sized windows. Both unit types must be vented to the outside to function properly and are better as a supplemental cooling source, rather than a home's sole source of cooling.

  • Replied By: Bhavin (Jacksonville, FL)
  • Replied Date: 02/16/2016