EdgeStar Extreme Cool 12,000 BTU Portable Air Conditioner & Heater
Based on our independent testing, the EdgeStar AP420HS Extreme Cool Portable AC & Heater is our top overall pick in our 2008 lineup. It offers the perfect combination of cooling power, reliability, energy efficient design - unmatched by any other unit on the market. We recommend this stylish silver portable air conditioner and heater as the best choice for cooling or heating rooms from 300 to 425 sq. ft.
Another great feature of this portable air conditioner is that it is an environmental friendly unit - It meets new RoHS standards. RoHS, also known as the lead-free directive, stands for Restriction of Hazardous Substances. The goal of RoHS is to restrict the amount of certain toxins in electronic and electrical equipment such as lead, mercury, and cadmium. This restriction lessens the harmful impact these toxins can have on the environment and allows for the safer disposal and recycling of electronics and electrical equipment.
Key Features Include:
- Coldest Air Flow of any Unit Tested- Extreme Cool design uses a more efficient compressor than the competition & delivers higher airflow volume. This helps to bring down the temperature of your room faster than other units.
- Self-Evaporative System- This AP420HS offers a new patented Z-Spray auto drain exhaust system that essentially eliminates the need to empty any water from the unit. It also offers a direct drain option that allows you to run the unit 365 days a year without having to empty any water accumulation.
- Cool Boost Technology - Provides a cooling boost that allows the unit to operate more efficiently and lower your energy cost.
- Environmentally Friendly: Meets RoHS Standards - This directive currently being enforced in the European Union requires electronic products to restrict the amount of harmul toxins such as lead and mercury (http://www.rohs.gov.uk/).
- Superior Reliability: Through quality construction and more durable internal components, the AP420HS is designed to last longer and work in more rigorous environments than other brands.
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