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Learn About Portable Air Conditioning

Perhaps one of the greatest advantages of a portable air conditioner is the fact that it does not require any type of permanent installation. Compact, easy to maneuver, and fully portable, portable ACs are ideal for situations where installing a standard air conditioner may not be cost-effective or possible. 

In addition to providing cooling comfort, portable air conditioners also act as dehumidifiers due to the refrigeration cycle.  Therefore, for those living in humid climates, a portable air conditioner will keep you both cool and comfortable.

Portable Air Conditioning Overview

Is a Portable Air Conditioner Right for You?

Learn about the basics of portable air conditioners, including what they are, how they work, and how they can benefit you. 

Portable Air Conditioning Overview

What Size Portable Air Conditioner Do You Need?
Choosing the wrong size portable AC will affect your unit's cooling ability.  Learn how to size a portable AC here.


Portable Air Conditioning Overview

Size a Portable Air Conditioner by Room Type
Learn how to choose a portable AC by room size and type here.


Portable Air Conditioning Overview

Portable Air Conditioner Maintenance Requirements
Though minimal, portable ACs do have a few maintenance requirements.  Learn how to maintain your air conditioner here.

Portable Air Conditioning Overview

Common Portable Air Conditioner Mistakes
To enjoy the cooling comfort a portable AC provides, don't make these common mistakes.

Portable Air Conditioning Overview

Portable Air Conditioners and Server Rooms
High temperatures in a server room can result in hardware malfunction or damage.  Learn how a portable AC can help.

Portable Air Conditioning Overview

Maximizing Your Portable Air Conditioner's Cooling Efficiency
Follow these simple tips to maximize your portable AC's cooling efficiency and to even save on your energy bill.

Portable Air Conditioning Overview

Portable Air Conditioner Comparisons
See a comparison chart of some of our most popular portable ACs and what features they have to offer.

Portable Air Conditioning Overview

Our Recommended Portable Air Conditioners
View a selection of our recommended portable air conditioners here.

Portable Air Conditioning Overview

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