Are LG portable air conditioners any good?
The LG 8,000 BTU portable air conditioner is one of our favorite single-room units for small to mid-size rooms. The price is good; it is fairly easy to set up and easy to use. Most importantly, it offers powerful cooling and dehumidifying performance.
Do I need to drain LG portable air conditioner?
During Cool or Fan Mode (in low humidity), there should be no need for drainage. The air conditioner is designed to operate with some moisture in the collection tank to help increase its efficiency. The drain steps for a portable air conditioner may vary from model to model.
Why does my LG portable air conditioner smell?
Most foul smells in a portable air conditioner are caused by bacterial growth or by mold and mildew growth. Without proper maintenance of the filters, coils, and drains, a portable air conditioner can become overrun with mold, but it is easily cleaned away in most cases.
Where can I buy an LG portable air conditioner?
LG Electronics – Portable Air Conditioners – Air Conditioners – The Home Depot.
Are portable air conditioners worth it?
It’s generally less efficient. Portable air conditioners often take more BTUs — and therefore use more electricity — to cool the same square foot space as a window unit. This is likely because they generate waste heat indoors instead of outside, creating more overall heat for the unit to deal with.
How much does it cost to run a LG portable air conditioner?
For normal usage and average electricity cost it’s around $40 a month to run a 12,000 BTU air conditioner.
Can a portable air conditioner make you sick?
Air conditioners themselves can be places for mold and bacteria to proliferate if they are not properly maintained. This moisture can create an ideal environment for bacteria and mold to grow if not cleaned regularly. Another cause of air conditioning sickness is running an air conditioner too cold.