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Blog Title: portable air conditioner vs air cooolers

Main Que: What is the difference between portable air conditioners and air coolers?

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  • Query By: NELSON MARQUEZ (Harvey, CO)
  • Date: 07/10/2014

Answer: Air coolers use moisture, like a swamp cooler, to cool an area. This makes them quite a bit less effective in areas that are already humid, and they have a smaller cooling radius. On the other hand, they can often double as humidifiers. A portable air conditioner actually cools the air with a Freon system and generally has a larger cooling radius than an air cooler.

  • Replied By: LONNIE ZIMMERMAN (Spring City, FL)
  • Replied Date: 07/24/2014