Koldfront – WAC10003WCO

Air conditioners are not only good for our skin and overall health, but they can also actually be lifesavers. And with wild weather fluctuation patterns as a result of climate change being the order of the day, you need a reliable solution to ensure your house is always at a constant acceptable temperature level.

We know how daunting the task of identifying the right unit from the sea of option in the market today.

We have therefore researched and identified several units that might interest you and Koldfront WAC10003WCO 10000BTU window air conditioner isΒ one of them.

We are going to look at its features and see how they fare against the competition, which should help you make an informed decision.

Description of the WAC10003WCO by Koldfront

As you may have noticed, this is a mid-range window air conditioner with a capacity of about 10,000BTUs. This is enough cooling power to cover space area of about 450sq. ft. This could be a living room or a small one-bedroom apartment.

It is an Energy Star certified appliance that works well with 115V outlets without actuating circuit breakers. Drawing only about 8A from the power source is well below what most competing units operates on. It uses the standard NEMA connector that accepts 5-15P plugs which is by far the most common electric receptacle in North American buildings since the 19th century.

Being an Energy Star certified appliance also means that it conforms to the minimum requirements of over 10.0 Energy Efficiency Ratio(EER). This appliance is well above that minimum requirement performing at 12.0EERs.

The control panel comes with fan speed controls along with dehumidifying functions to ensure you have total control of the quality of the air that is being produced. There are 3 separate fan speeds.

In case of power loss, the unit will safely resume to its original settings once the power is restored.

The sleep mode will adjust the temperature periodically by 2 degrees F to before returning to the set temperature after 6 hours of operation which not only help reduce the bills but also provide a nice evening indoor air to help you sleep better.

The remote controller will work as far as 16 feet away allowing an effortless and convenient way of setting up your appliance.

This unit uses 4-way air directional louvers to help it distribute the cool air evenly across the room regardless of the window location.

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency sets strict requirements for manufacturers regarding the safety of the appliances, requiring them to ensure their products are safe both for the users and the environment. To comply with this directive, this unit uses an R32 refrigerant as opposed to the HFC R410 to ensure the unit has little or no effect to the environment and the ozone layer.

This unit fits only on windows not smaller than 36 inches in width. Height shouldn’t be a big issue as your window is very likely to be taller than this unit of about 15.5 inches. Ensure you have the correct measurements of your window before buying any window air conditioner to avoid disappointments. There are no window sleeves required when installing this ac. Side curtains and insulation strips are provided to ease installations.

Technical Specs

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Cooling capacity (in BTU)10000 BTU
Built-In Heat PumpNo
Built-In Heat DehumidifierYes
Recommended Room Size450 sq ft
Cooling Speeds3
Max Noise Level (in dB)60dB
Remote control ? Y/NYes
Automatic Shut-Off / Restart after shutdownYes
Maintenance RemindersYes
Power Supply115V
Weight57.3 pounds
Dimensions21.4 x 19 x 14.6 inches
Warranty1 Year Parts Warranty
Accessories IncludedWindow mounting kit, Powe cord
Price (in USD)$287.00


  • Safer refrigerant R-32 is better than R-410A as not only is it readily available, it is also safer for the environment.


  • Loud There have been some complaints of the fan rattling which causes a very loud noise.

Users' feedback

Users quotes on Amazon.comNoisey but powerful. I live in a prewar building that is poorly insulated. Therefore, I would say this is a good ac"

Users quotes on Amazon.comMy boyfriend and I decided it was time for a bigger and better ac. We came across this one and took a shot at it. It almost didn't fit in the window but we got it lol. It's kind of loud but worth it. It keeps the house pretty cool and we haven't had any issues with it at all."

Conclusion: WAC10003WCO by Koldfront

This window air conditioner allows you and your family to stay comfortable throughout the year in your living room, master bedroom, or small apartment.

The Koldfront team has ensured all essential features such as adjustable filters dehumidifying function, and the remote control to ensure blissful experience with this window air conditioner without having to purchase other appliances such as fans to supplement the unit.

The only feature that sets back this window air conditioner is the noise it produces when operating.

We, therefore, feel Koldfront WAC10003WCO 10000 BTU 115V Window Air Conditioner would be a great appliance to use during the summer and you should take this opportunity and make the purchase.

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