Those powerful portable air conditioners, with a power of 14000 and 15000 BTU (British Thermal Units), are the best in class.

You will first find a quick Q & A about these units. Looking for our full list of our reviews? Scroll to the bottom of this page. Ready? Go!

What spaces do these units typically cool down?

14000 and 15000 BTU portable ac units are suitable for very large areas :

  • Whole apartments : 15 000 BTUs will efficiently cool down an mid-to-large sized apartment in a few dozen minutes
  • Entire floors in houses : 15 000 BTUs are enough to quickly make a whole floor comfortable again in the midst of summer
  • Large rooms : typically, in conferences or large meetings in the summer, efficient portable air conditioners are required to maintain a very good standard of temperature
  • And all of the rest : think large venues, large tents, verandas, etc.

What is the price of the typical 14 000 and 15 000 BTU portable air conditioner?

Prices typically vary from $450 to $650, including shipping. However, these portable air conditioners typically last from 10 to 15 years, bringing your yearly cost down to $30 – $60 per year of use… Not bad!

A full view of cost should also include energy, so make sure you only look at Energy-Star rated products. Lastly, servicing and maintenance can amount to costs, but nowadays portable AC units are sufficiently robust to not need it.

Our reviews of 14 000 and 15 000 BTU portable air conditioners are carefully written to ensure jargon doesn’t get in the way of your understanding of your needs in terms of interior cooling. Below, you will find them!

Whynter – ARC-14SH : Air Conditioner Review

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