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The 10 Best Air Conditioners For Home – Guidebook

With an air conditioner, you can continue to enjoy a comfortable room temperature even in the height of summer. In addition, a better room temperature improves your sleep and even prevents mold. Before buying, however, you should pay attention to the efficiency class, because if it is too low , it can cost you a lot!

In our checklist, we go into more detail about all the finer points of air conditioners and the decisive purchase criteria. Afterwards, we recommend you take a look at our product recommendations, where we have selected the best air conditioners for your home.

Checklist for air conditioners for home

Features
  • An air conditioner keeps the room temperature at a comfortable climate for you throughout, while the devices can lower the room temperature down to 16 degrees.
  • Often integrated is a dehumidification function, which filters the room air for you and helps especially on hot summer days to relax sleep and prevent mold.
  • In addition, the devices are compact, so they take up little space and are almost silent.
  • A timer allows you to switch between different intensity levels, including turbo, sleep or auto-start.
  • Most air conditioners can be operated comfortably via a remote control.
  • Tip: Make sure your air conditioner uses a non-toxic and climate-friendly refrigerant such as R290 or R32.
Energy consumption
  • Air conditioners with temperature reduction consume quite a lot of energy, this is of course associated with corresponding costs.
  • Therefore, always keep an eye on the information regarding efficiency classes.
  • Efficiency classes are given from A to G, where A means good and G means less good.
  • The best efficiency classes are A+, A++ and A+++.
Room size
  • You should also choose the right air conditioner for the room size of your room.
  • Cheaper models are able to cover approximately a room size of 50 to 60m3.
  • More powerful models can reach up to a room size of 90m3.
Alternative options
  • A fan sets the air in motion, creating a refreshing sensation without lowering the temperature.
  • Especially in heated rooms, a humidifier is useful (Attention! Urgently clean regularly).
  • Especially good for allergy sufferers is an air purifier, special variants can even partially filter viruses.

Here you can find the top 10 most popular air conditioners.

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The best sellers of air conditioners

We have compiled the most popular air conditioners for you in this bestseller list.

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1 BLACK+DECKER BD08WT6 Window Air Conditioner with Remote Control , 8000 BTU, Cools Up to 350 Square Feet Energy Efficient, White BLACK+DECKER BD08WT6 Window Air Conditioner with Remote Control , 8000 BTU, Cools Up to 350 Square...
2 Frigidaire Window-Mounted Room Air Conditioner, 5,000 BTU, in White Frigidaire Window-Mounted Room Air Conditioner, 5,000 BTU, in White
3 Portable Air Conditioners 10000 BTU 3-in-1 AC Unit with Fan & Dehumidifier, Cooling for Room Spaces up to 300sq.ft, with Remote Control, 24H Timer & Window Venting Kit Suitable for Bedroom, Living Room, Office Portable Air Conditioners 10000 BTU 3-in-1 AC Unit with Fan & Dehumidifier, Cooling for Room Spaces...
4 Ontel Arctic Air Pure Chill 2.0, Evaporative Air-Cooler, Powerful, Quiet, Lightweight Portable Air Cooler, Hydro-Chill Technology For Bedroom, Office, Living Room & More Ontel Arctic Air Pure Chill 2.0, Evaporative Air-Cooler, Powerful, Quiet, Lightweight Portable Air...
5 Whynter ARC-14S 14,000 BTU Dual Hose Portable Air Conditioner, Dehumidifier, Fan with Activated Carbon Filter in Platinum and Black plus Storage bag for Rooms up to 500 sq ft Whynter ARC-14S 14,000 BTU Dual Hose Portable Air Conditioner, Dehumidifier, Fan with Activated...
6 VAGKRI Portable Air Conditioners 12000 BTU, 3-in-1 AC Unit with Fan & Dehumidifier Cools up to 400 sq. ft, Energy Saving Portable AC with ECO Mode, 3 Fan Speeds, Auto Swing, 24H On/Off Timer, Full-Function LED Remote Control, Side Handles & Wheels VAGKRI Portable Air Conditioners 12000 BTU, 3-in-1 AC Unit with Fan & Dehumidifier Cools up to 400...
7 GE Window Air Conditioner 5000 BTU, Efficient Cooling for Smaller Areas Like Bedrooms and Guest Rooms, 5K BTU Window AC Unit with Easy Install Kit, White GE Window Air Conditioner 5000 BTU, Efficient Cooling for Smaller Areas Like Bedrooms and Guest...
8 Amazon Basics Window-Mounted Air Conditioner with Mechanical Control - Cools 150 Square Feet, 5000 BTU, AC Unit Amazon Basics Window-Mounted Air Conditioner with Mechanical Control - Cools 150 Square Feet, 5000...
9 Midea 5,000 BTU EasyCool Window Air Conditioner and Fan - Cool up to 150 Sq. Ft. with Easy to Use Mechanical Control and Reusable Filter Midea 5,000 BTU EasyCool Window Air Conditioner and Fan - Cool up to 150 Sq. Ft. with Easy to Use...
10 BLACK+DECKER 8,000 BTU Portable Air Conditioner with Remote Control, White BLACK+DECKER 8,000 BTU Portable Air Conditioner with Remote Control, White
11 AIR CONDITIONER MAINTENANCE TIPS: Comprehensive guide to maintaining your ac, common errors and how to avoid them AIR CONDITIONER MAINTENANCE TIPS: Comprehensive guide to maintaining your ac, common errors and how...
12 Haier Window Air Conditioner 5000 BTU, Efficient Cooling for Smaller Areas Like Bedrooms and Guest Rooms, 5K BTU Window AC Unit with Easy Install Kit, White Haier Window Air Conditioner 5000 BTU, Efficient Cooling for Smaller Areas Like Bedrooms and Guest...
13 Evaporative Air Cooler Tower Fan Portable Air Conditioner with Remote Control & LED Display Control Panel, 50 Degree Oscillating Angel with 3 Speeds & Adjustable Modes, 15 Hour Timer & Extra Cooling with Ice Packs for Home Bedroom Living Dining Room Office School Cafeteria & Outdoor Occasions Evaporative Air Cooler Tower Fan Portable Air Conditioner with Remote Control & LED Display Control...
14 Portable Air Conditioner, Air Conditioner Fan with 3 Speeds, Personal Air Cooler with light for Home Office and Room Portable Air Conditioner, Air Conditioner Fan with 3 Speeds, Personal Air Cooler with light for Home...
15 SereneLife SLPAC10 Portable Air Conditioner Compact Home AC Cooling Unit with Built-in Dehumidifier & Fan Modes, Quiet Operation, Includes Window Mount Kit, 10,000 BTU, White SereneLife SLPAC10 Portable Air Conditioner Compact Home AC Cooling Unit with Built-in Dehumidifier...
16 Upstreman UAK04C Portable Air Conditioner, 8000 BTU for Rooms up to 200 Sq.Ft, 3-in-1 with Remote Control, Easy Installation Pack Included, Ideal for Home, Rooms, Office Upstreman UAK04C Portable Air Conditioner, 8000 BTU for Rooms up to 200 Sq.Ft, 3-in-1 with Remote...
17 Portable Air Conditioners, AirOrig Portable Air Conditioner 8000 BTU with Dehumidifier, Fan, Cool Modes, 3-in-1 Portable AC Unit for Rooms up to 350 sq.ft with Remote Control Includes Window Mount Kit Portable Air Conditioners, AirOrig Portable Air Conditioner 8000 BTU with Dehumidifier, Fan, Cool...
18 BLACK+DECKER BPACT12WT Large Spaces Portable Air Conditioner, 12,000 BTU, White BLACK+DECKER BPACT12WT Large Spaces Portable Air Conditioner, 12,000 BTU, White
19 Frigidaire Window-Mounted Room Air Conditioner, 6,000 BTU, in White Frigidaire Window-Mounted Room Air Conditioner, 6,000 BTU, in White
20 Portable Air Conditioner Fan, 3 Speeds Desktop Cooling Fan USB Rechargeable Fan with 7 Colors Light Evaporative Cooler Humidifier Purify for Summer Home, Office, Room, Dorm, Nightstand Portable Air Conditioner Fan, 3 Speeds Desktop Cooling Fan USB Rechargeable Fan with 7 Colors Light...

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Current offers for air conditioners

Here you will find a selection of offers that are currently available in the air conditioning sector.

SaleBestseller Nr. 7
Portable Air Conditioner, Air Conditioner Fan with 3 Speeds, Personal Air Cooler with light for Home Office and Room
Portable Air Conditioner, Air Conditioner Fan with 3 Speeds, Personal Air Cooler with light for Home Office and Room
Voltage: 220.0; Wattage: 37.0; Installation type: Packaged; Capacity: 0.35 kilograms
$38.99 −31%

FAQ about air conditioners

How does an air conditioner work?

There are different types of air conditioners, for example, air conditioners with coolants or water. In the first variant, the coolant is brought into the room in liquid form, which causes the air to cool down.

What is the cost of air conditioning?

The cost of an air conditioner depends on the type of unit and the area to be cooled. Also, a distinction is made between built-in devices and mobile solutions. One should consider that not only the device itself can cause costs (depending on the design about 400 to several thousand euros), but also the installation, activation and possibly delivery. You should also find out in advance how much energy the device will consume. In this way, you can avoid nasty surprises.

Air conditioner exhaust hose: where to?

Mobile air conditioners only work if the so-called exhaust hose leads out of the area to be cooled. There are special seals and devices for this purpose (e.g. for doors and windows). If the hose remains in the cooled room, cooling is not possible because the warm air is then recirculated.

What is an air conditioner?

An air conditioner is a device that can lower the room temperature. Fans are therefore not air conditioners, because they only move the air, which feels refreshing and cooling. They are much cheaper than air conditioners, but they cannot cool down the room.

Wolfgang lives with his family in Stuttgart. He has a twelve-year-old daughter and five-year-old twins. When he's not writing product guides for Elternkompass and sharing his experiences with you, he likes to go on bike tours, play Monopoly or read novels.