Air Conditioners

Looking to get cool this summer, without a noisy air conditioner? Our guides cover everything from finding the quietest air conditioners to getting the most out of the air conditioner you do own – whether it’s portable, window, ductless, or conventional.

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Installing A Window Air Conditioner Without Side Panels

Looking for options on installing a window air conditioner without side panels? Check out these 4 different methods and how-tos.
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How to Seal a Window Air Conditioner in 7 Easy Steps

Trying to figure out how to seal a window air conditioner? It’s best to make it part of the install process but check out this article for some additional tips.

Smart Thermostat Turning Your AC On and Off? Here’s Why

Is your Nest or other smart thermostat turning your AC on & off? This article will address the problems and how to fix them.
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Portable Air Conditioner Running Cost Calculator & Guide

If you want to know how much it costs to run a portable air conditioner, check out this guide with a calculator for all models.
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Cost to Run Mini Split Ductless Air Conditioners [Calculator]

Ductless air conditioners are fantastic - but how much do they cost to run? Here's exactly how much, with a free calculator.
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Ruud vs Rheem – The Differences Explained

Confused about the difference between Ruud and Rheem appliances? Here's the explanation (they're pretty much the same!)

How Much Does It Cost to Run a Central Air Conditioner?

Wondering how much your central air conditioner costs you to run each day? Here's a free calculator to tell you, and a guide to lower costs.
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Why You Should (Almost) Never Leave Your AC Running All Day

Air conditioning costs add up fast. We looked at what saves more energy: setting back your thermostat, or maintaining a cooler temperature.
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Garage Air Conditioning: What Type and Size to Choose

Stuck on which type of air conditioning will cool your garage best? We've compared the different options and given recommendations for each.
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How to Vent A Portable Air Conditioner… Without A Window

Looking for the benefits of a portable air conditioner, but don't have a suitable window? No problem - here's how to do it.
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9 Ways to Make Your Air Conditioner Colder Today

Make your air conditioner run cooler (and cheaper) with these quick tips to get the most out of your air conditioner.
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Does Using A Fan Help An Air Conditioner? It Depends!

Wondering if you can make an air conditioner more efficient by using a fan with it? Here's how to get maximum cooling with minimum effort.