Room air conditioner


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Room air conditioner

A self-contained machine inserted in a window or exterior wall of a room and used to circulate air cooled by refrigeration into the room while rejecting the heat outdoors. May also be fitted to supply heat if appropriately circuited.

room air conditioner, packaged air conditioner, unit air conditioner, unit cooler

A factory-made encased unit which is designed to deliver conditioned air to an enclosed space without the use of ducts; usually mounted in a window or in an opening in a wall, or as a console.
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These numbers are prominent on the yellow EnergyGuide labels for room air conditioners.
The good news is that a majority of these orders shipped during the first quarter and all forecasted room air conditioners sales at fixed prices will ship by the end of May.
In one of the warmest years on record in the United States, and the hottest year on record globally, appliance manufacturers have had to break a sweat to meet soaring demand for room air conditioners (RAC).
In small homes and those with modest cooling needs, room air conditioners often make the most sense.
Table 17: US Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Air Conditioning Systems by Product Segment - Room Air Conditioner and Packaged Air Conditioner Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in '000 Units for Years 2000 through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-20
Replacing a 10-year-old room air conditioner with a new GE ENERGY STAR qualified model means consumers can save up to 25% in operating costs and will use at least 10% less energy than with conventional new models.
5T Window) room air conditioner at various location of KoPT, along with post warranty Comprehensive Maintenance Contract of 5 yrs.
to provide additional penetration of the room air conditioner (RAC) market.
who probably did more than anyone to make the room air conditioner a popular product.
This report focuses on single room air conditioner units, portable heaters, humidifiers, dehumidifiers, air cleaners and air purifiers.
One positive step was Sears' introduction this spring of PLASMAire, four Kenmore models of room air conditioner and air purifier in one.