Window Air Conditioner Comparison Table

At the Air Geeks, this is a more than a summer hit: window air conditioners are really the crux of the matter from March to October.

And understandably so: the southern states never even catch a break from the heat, so why would we? We lay out, in hopefully very clear terms, the selection of the best window ACs along with their specifications. Let’s go!

Comparison table: 18000 - 25000 BTU window ACs (for larger than 800 sq ft.)

For entire floors and large apartments, these powerful window units will cool your entire living space.

BrandFriedrichFriedrich
ModelEP24G33BCP18G30B
Cooling capacity (in BTU)23000BTU19000BTU
Built-In Heat PumpYesYes
Built-In Heat DehumidifierNoYes
Recommended Room Size1400 sq. Ft1000sq. Ft
Cooling Speeds33
Max Noise Level (in dB)55dB52dB
TimerYesYes
Remote control ? Y/NYesYes
Automatic Shut-Off / Restart after shutdownYesYes
Maintenance RemindersYesYes
ManualYesYes
Power Supply240240V
Weight146 pounds136 pounds
Dimensions17.5 x 26 x 29.8 inches30.3 x 25.5 x 16.9 inches
Warranty1 Year Parts Warranty, 5 Year Sealed Refrigerant System1 Year Parts Warranty, 5 Year Sealed Refrigerant System
Accessories IncludedStandard Installation kit, Power cordStandard Installation kit, Power cord
Price (in USD)$1052.51$869.00
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Comparison table: 15000 - 18000 BTU Window ACs (600 to 800 sq ft.)

For very large rooms and reasonably-sized apartments, we have tested the best high-performance window air conditioners.

BrandWhirlpoolLG
ModelWHAW182BWLW1516ER
Cooling capacity (in BTU)1800015,000 BTU
Built-In Heat PumpNoNo
Built-In Heat DehumidifierYesYes
Recommended Room Size1000 sq. Ft.800 sq.Ft
Cooling Speeds33
Max Noise Level (in dB)60dB 65 dB
TimerYesYes
Remote control ? Y/NYesYes
Automatic Shut-Off / Restart after shutdownYesYes
Maintenance RemindersYesYes
ManualYesYes
Power Supply240V115V
Weight144.2 lbs112 pounds
Dimensions19 in x 28 in x 28 in26 x 28.1 x 17.7 inches
Warranty1 year1 year
Accessories IncludedPower Cord, Installation kit.Window mounting kit, Power cable
Price (in USD)$549.00$605.00
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Comparison table: 10000 BTU Window ACs (400 to 600 sq ft.)

For bedrooms and large rooms that only deal with a moderate amount of heat, this is where you should aim!

BrandMideaFrigidaireKoldfront
ModelMAW10R1BWTFFRE1033S1WAC10003WCO
Cooling capacity (in BTU)10000BTU10,000 BTU10000 BTU
Built-In Heat PumpNoNoNo
Built-In Heat DehumidifierYesYesYes
Recommended Room Size450 square feet450 sq. Ft450 sq ft
Cooling Speeds333
Max Noise Level (in dB)60.7dB59dB60dB
TimerYesYesYes
Remote control ? Y/NYesYesYes
Automatic Shut-Off / Restart after shutdownYesYesYes
Maintenance RemindersYesYesYes
ManualYesYesYes
Power Supply115V115V115V
Weight63.9 pounds55 pounds57.3 pounds
Dimensions21.9 x 19 x 14.7 inches19 x 21.5 x 14.5 inches21.4 x 19 x 14.6 inches
WarrantyI year 1 Year Full/5 Year Sealed System1 Year Parts Warranty
Accessories IncludedWindow mounting kit, Power cord.Window mounting kit, Power cordWindow mounting kit, Powe cord
Price (in USD)$322.00$339.00$287.00
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Comparison table: 8000 BTU Window ACs (250 to 400 sq ft.)

Excellent, affordable window units for bedrooms and small apartments – please find 8000 BTU Window ACs (250 to 400 sq ft.).

BrandFriedrichFriedrichFrigidaire
ModelCP08G10BFFRE0833S1FFRA0511R1
Cooling capacity (in BTU)8000BTU8000BTU5000BTU
Built-In Heat PumpNoNoNo
Built-In Heat DehumidifierYesYesYes
Recommended Room Size36"W and 20"H300 sq. ft.150 sq. ft.
Cooling Speeds342
Max Noise Level (in dB)56dB55dB50dB
TimerYesYesYes
Remote control ? Y/NYesYesYes
Automatic Shut-Off / Restart after shutdownYesYesYes
Maintenance RemindersYesYesYes
ManualYesYesYes
Power Supply115V115V115V
Weight60 pounds52 lbs52 pounds
Dimensions20.9 x 18.4 x 14 inches20.7 x 18.6 x 13.9 inches (DxWxH)18.5 x 17.5 x 13.4 inches
Warranty1 Year Parts Warranty, 5 Year Sealed Refrigerant System1 Year Full/5 Year Sealed 1 year
Accessories IncludedWindow mounting kit, Power cordInstallation kit, Power cordN/A
Price (in USD)$458.00$249.00$289.00
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Comparison table: 5000 BTU Window ACs (100 to 250 sq ft.)

For smaller needs of a window unit, here are the best options available on the market.

BrandHomelabsFrigidaireEmerson Quiet Kool
Model5000 BTUFFRE0533S1EARC5MD1
Cooling capacity (in BTU)5000 BTU5,000 BTU5000BTU
Built-In Heat PumpNoNoNo
Built-In Heat DehumidifierYesYesYes
Recommended Room Size150 square feet150 sq. ft.150 sq. Ft
Cooling Speeds222
Max Noise Level (in dB)52dB50dB50dB
TimerNoYesNo
Remote control ? Y/NNoNoNo
Automatic Shut-Off / Restart after shutdownNoYesYes
Maintenance RemindersNoNoNo
ManualYesYesYes
Power Supply110V/120V115V115V
Weight36.5 pounds 41 pounds36.7 pounds
Dimensions16 x 15.4 x 12 inches15 x 16 x 12 inches16 x 15.2 x 12.5 inches
WarrantyI year1 year1-2-5 years warranty: 1 year labor, 2 years parts and 5 years compressor.
Accessories IncludedWindow mounting kit, Power cordInstallation kit, Power cord.Window mounting kit, Power cord
Price (in USD)$169.99$158.99$159.00
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