Finding a good smallest window ac for a small room can be pretty troublesome. Because there are too many options available in the market and it’s hard to choose one.
I have been in the HVAC business for about 6 years now and I know what’re the most durable and trustworthy brands. I personally own one of the small window air conditioners and I have mentioned it in the list below.
So In this article, I’ve listed some of the smallest window air conditioners for small rooms. This list consists of the best window AC’s that are in the market.
If you have any questions or suggestions please do leave a comment.
6 Best Smallest Window Air Conditioner For Small Room
1. Home labs 5000BTU Window Air Conditioner
Home labs is not a new name in the market but most people don’t really know about their portable ac lineup. They have been in the market for several years and they know how to produce a quality product.
So now talking about their window ac unit, the most impressive thing about this unit was its noise levels. I was surprised how little to no noise this ac unit makes.
I mean it does make a little bit of noise but it’ll not disturb you (while sleeping or working). The outer material of this window ac unit is pretty damn durable. You can almost feel the sturdiness just by touching it.
The cooling power of this portable window ac unit is very impressive. It can easily cool a room within 150sq. Ft range. It can make your room ice-cool within minutes. Power consumption of this window ac unit is also very low.
Even if you run it for hours your energy bill will not exceed the $3-$4 mark per day. This is a great small air conditioner for small spaces/rooms. If you have a small room you must check it out. The overall dimensions of this portable ac unit are 16*12*15 inches.
2. LG 5,000 BTU LW5016 Small Window AC
LG is known for its home appliances. If you ever go shopping for home appliances then you must have considered buying an LG product at some point in your life. LG brand screams quality.
Now talking about their window ac unit, this is a well-built product. You can almost feel the quality just by touching it. The outer material of this window ac unit is built from a durable material. The most impressive thing about this small window ac unit is its noise level.
The noise level is so low that it’ll not disturb you while working and sleeping. The dimension of this window ac unit is also very sleek. This ac unit can easily fit into a tight space.
The unit is powered by 5000 BTU which provides optimum cooling for a small room. This ac unit can easily cool a standard American room (132sq.ft.) within minutes. The overall weight of this unit is also average.
This unit is not too heavy nor too light, it’s just an average portable unit. The power consumption of this ac unit is also on the lower side (energy star certified). The highlight feature of this ac unit is its washable filter and filter check reminder. Most of the problems are caused by the air filter in the window unit.
3. MIDEA 5,000 BTU EasyCool Small Window Air Conditioner
Midea has been in the ac market for a while now and they know what their customers want. Midea small ac units are really popular and alone this window ac unit has bagged around 20K+ In sales.
The sales figure says it all, this brand is trusted and reliable. Now talking about this small window ac unit, the outer material of this unit is very sturdy and durable. You can almost feel the quality just by touching it.
This window ac is powered with 5000 BTU cooling and it is enough to cool a normal to a small room. Midea claims that this unit can cool up to 150 sq. ft of area. I think this window unit has enough power to cool that area easily.
Talking about the noise levels of this ac unit. The noise produced while cooling will not bother you if you’re working or sleeping. The power consumption of this ac unit is also on the lower side.
This window ac unit has a CEER rating of 11 which means it’ll help in lower energy bills. There are various extra features like a washable filter that make this ac more value for money. Also, this might be the only window ac unit that comes below $180 which makes it quite inexpensive.
4. TCL 6000 BTU Small Window Air Conditioner
TCL has been improving and introducing their new window ac line up and this is one of them. This window ac unit is fairly new but the sales figures are quite good (3k+ sales). The overall build quality of this ac unit is quite durable.
You can almost feel the quality just by touching the outer material. Talking about cooling, this window ac unit is powered by 6000 BTUs. TCL claims that this ac unit can cool up to 250 sq. ft but that might be overkill.
Anything below 180 sq. ft is acceptable for this ac unit without stressing too much (+ the energy bills). For a small place, this ac can be quite effective. The overall design is sleek and can easily be used in a small room.
The noise level of this ac unit is pretty impressive. It is very low and will not disturb you while working and sleeping. This ac has different modes for cooling so you can expect to save on energy bills (since it is energy star certified). This window ac unit also comes at a very competitive price point.
5. FRIGIDAIRE 5,000 BTU Small Window Air Conditioner
Frigidaire is a known name in the ac industry. They have been producing quality products for years. They know their customer base and they fulfill their demand by providing quality items.
Now talking about the window ac unit, this unit alone has generated over 15k+ in sales. This ac unit is quite durable you can almost feel the build quality just by touching it.
This window ac unit is powered by 5000 BTUs which is enough to cool a small room. Frigidaire claims that this ac unit can cool up to 150 sq. ft area.
Honestly speaking that is a realistic number. This ac unit can easily cool 150 sq. ft considering the average room size in the US is 132 sq. ft. The noise level is also very low and it’ll not disturb you while working and sleeping.
The power consumption of this ac unit is fairly decent. You can expect a normal energy bill. The USP of this ac unit is its price point. This window ac unit comes at very competitive pricing. This window ac unit can be a very good option for small rooms.
6. Keystone LCD 5,000 BTU Window Air Conditioner For Small Rooms
Keystone is fairly a new player in the ac market. But the overall build quality of the products seems to be very good. Talking about the ac unit, this is a durable and sturdy unit. You can almost feel the sturdiness just by touching it.
The cooling power is also quite good. This window ac unit is powered with 5000 BTUs which is enough to cool a small room. Keystone claims that this unit can cool 150 sq. ft area. And to be honest this is a realistic number.
This window ac unit can easily cool down 150 sq. ft considering the average room size in the US is 132 sq. ft. The noise level is also very low. Power consumption is also on the normal/average side nothing extraordinary.
The price point is good but not that competitive. The sales figure of this window ac unit is also good around 5k+ sales. Overall it is a good choice for anyone considering a window unit.
Things To Consider Before Buying A Small Window Air Conditioner:
Size Of The Window Air Conditioner for Room:
You need to make sure that you’re buying the correct size unit for your small room. You don’t want to buy an undersized or oversized unit for your small room. There are various problems that you can face by buying a wrong-sized unit.
An Undersized unit will not have enough power to cool your room and an oversized unit will result in increased energy bills. Below is a chart of average room size and BTU.1
|Room Area (square feet)||Cooling Capacity (BTU/hour)|
|100 to 150 square feet||5,000 BTU/hour|
|150 to 250 square feet||6,000 BTU/hour|
|250 to 300 square feet||7,000 BTU/hour|
|300 to 350 square feet||8,000 BTU/hour|
|350 to 400 square feet||9,000 BTU/hour|
|400 to 450 square feet||10,000 BTU/hour|
|450 to 550 square feet||12,000 BTU/hour|
|550 to 700 square feet||14,000 BTU/hour|
|700 to 1,000 square feet||18,000 BTU/hour|
|1,000 to 1,200 square feet||21,000 BTU/hour|
|1,200 to 1,400 square feet||23,000 BTU/hour|
|1,400 to 1,500 square feet||24,000 BTU/hour|
|1,500 to 2,000 square feet||30,000 BTU/hour|
|2,000 to 2,500 square feet||34,000 BTU/hour|
Does the Small Window AC offer good Features?
You need to make sure that your window ac has an adequate amount of features. It doesn’t have to be too crazy but modern basic features are required in the small window ac unit.
Features like ac timer, dehumidifier, remote control, or control through an app have become common in every window ac nowadays. So make sure your ac has these features.
Also, Check Our Guide/Tutorial On Troubleshooting Window AC Not Working/Cooling