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Portable Air Conditioning: Three of the Best, Most Cost-Effective Models in SA

A portable air conditioner is usually more cost effective and energy efficient than a fixed unit. It is compact, easy to install and can be moved from room to room, as required.

How portable air conditioners work

A portable unit operates in exactly the same way as all air conditioners. It sucks hot air out of a room, and funnels it to the outside via a flexible exhaust hose.

Installing a portable air conditioner

The best place to install a portable air conditioning unit is under a window, and within close proximity of an electrical socket.

Ideally, it should stand at least 20cm to 30cm away from the wall. This will allow for the free flow of air, and to ensure the hose has the most direct route to the exhaust vent.

The hose can be vented through an open window, or a sliding door. If a more permanent solution is required, a venting kit, with a window slide connector, allows for the evacuation of the air, while keeping the window sealed.

Choose from three quality models

As the leading supplier of heating, cooling and ventilation solutions in South Africa, Turbovent has three affordable and efficient models to choose from.

These include the Midea Portable Aircon and the Alliance Portable air conditioning units.

Midea Portable Aircon

With a modern, compact design, the Midea Portable Aircon is the ideal heating and cooling system for spaces up to 25 square metres.

It has the full range of features, from low noise sleep functionality to omni-directional castors to enable effortless, all-round manoeuvrability.

Along with a washable air filter, an inbuilt ioniser provides enhanced air quality by filtering and collecting pollen, dust and allergens, and releasing ions to cleanse and disinfect the air.

The Midea Portable Aircon is affordable and backed by a one-year warranty.

Alliance Portable Air Conditioner

The Alliance Portable is a lightweight, yet powerful, air conditioning unit with a low maintenance self-evaporative system. It is capable of heating, cooling and dehumidifying rooms, on-demand.

The unit operates via a standard power supply, and is equipped with an exhaust hose to support window venting.

Together with a convenient auto-protect and self-diagnosis feature, the Alliance Portable air conditioner is fitted with a timer and washable air filter, and offers sleep mode, auto-restart and auto-swing functionality.

Turbovent specialises in providing affordable and efficient cooling systems to South African homes and businesses. We offer a range of products, from conventional air conditioning and heating systems to evaporative coolers and turbine ventilators.

Contact us online or call 0860 266 537 to discuss your cooling needs.


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