Well well! Those reliable portable ac units, with a cooling power between 12000 and 14000 BTU (British Thermal Units), are an excellent value choice for those of us in need of a quick, reliable solution.

We first take this opportunity to answer a couple of questions regarding these units, then we\’ll quickly list our reviews of portable air conditioners between 12k and 14k BTUs. With no further ado, let\’s start.

What spaces can 12 000 BTU portable ACs typically cool down?

12000 and 14000 BTU portable ac units are suitable for large areas :

  • Small apartments : a small apartment can very well endure the summer heat using a portable air conditioner this size
  • Floors in small to medium houses : 12 to 14 000 BTUs are enough to cool down your living area for a long time
  • Office rooms, desks, study or music rooms, etc : these are spaces inside your home that will need most cooling during the hot days of the summer – these units can cover the need.
  • And the rest : home office, large tents, etc.

What is the price of the typical 12 000 and 14 000 BTU portable air conditioner?


Your mileage may vary, but you can expect to pay between $400 and $600 for a sturdy, reliable ~13 000 BTU unit that will last for years and years. Make sure you choose an excellent energy-efficient unit and you will save in energy bills for the years to come.

Our reviews of 12 000-14 000 BTU portable air conditioners are listed below, for you to enjoy!

Tripp Lite – SRCOOL: Portable Air Conditioner Review

DeLonghi – PACAN120EW : Portable Air Conditioner Review

Friedrich – PH14B : Portable Air Conditioner Review

Whynter – ARC-12SDH : Portable Air Conditioner Review

LG Electronics – LP1214GXR : Portable Air Conditioner Review

Honeywell – MN12CES : Portable Air Conditioner Review