If you’re in the market for an alternative cooling solution, you may find yourself reading a multitude of portable air conditioner reviews. As you’ve probably seen, these tend to range from pure bliss to utter dissatisfaction and every reaction in between. With each season, we evaluate our influx of reviews and alter our product line-up accordingly. Over the years, we’ve seen a select 5 of our portable air conditioners receive overwhelmingly positive reviews. They aren’t all positive, of course, but the majority of their over 100 reviews are what have caused us to keep these products around to meet the cooling needs of our customers.
Here are our top 5 reviewed portable air conditioners and what customers are saying about them.
Garage Apartment Cooling
EdgeStar 14,000 BTU Dual-Hose Portable Air Conditioner & Heater (Model: AP14001HS)
When transforming your attic, basement, or garage into a liveable portion of your home, consider using a portable air conditioner as a cooling solution for this space. There’s no need to rework your entire central cooling system; as long as you have proper insulation, a portable air conditioner works perfectly.
The EdgeStar 14,000 BTU Dual Hose Portable Air Conditioner and Heater, which has over 160 reviews, has been able to meet this need quite successfully:
“We finished our upstairs in the garage and put this unit next to the window. With the insulation we added, it is able to keep the 300s/f area cool. Am happy with the product; Thanks!”