Portable AC Ratings part 11: Reviews of the Frikko, General, Climate, German Pool, Global, Gree & Haier brands

BRAND----------COOL ONLY---HEAT/COOL

FRIKKO----------------<1*----------1*

This brand is made/sold in Mexico and can be purchased online through various web stores in the country. They are only available in one size but feature self evaporation technology for condensate removal. The units have electronic controls with a remote and the heat/cool models are backed by a pretty good guarantee. frikko.com.mx

General Climate 09ERC1N1

GENERAL CLIMATE-----NA-----------<1*

This brand is available in Russia and offers two sizes of units with electronic controls.

The 09ERC1N1 model features a "follow me" temperature sensing remote control for enhanced comfort. Their website is not much help and does not have a stated warranty policy. generalclimate.ru

GERMAN POOL---------NA----------3*

These air conditioners are sold worldwide and feature self evaporation technology and an optional window kit so that the units can be set outside.

The PAC models have electronic controls and are available in three sizes. The automatic swing function of the louvers provides for better air circulation throughout the room and the units can be purchased directly from the manufacturer's website. 

germanpool.com

German Pool PAC 115

GLOBAL--------------<1*---------<1*

This brand offers a basic single hose unit with electronic controls and a remote. The guarantee on the unit is not very good when compared to other brands. globalindustrial.com

GREE-----------------1*----------2*

This brand only offers an 8000 btu/hr cool only model as well as 11000 btu/hr and 14000 btu/hr heat pump models. The SHINY models feature a more stylish design and a built-in storage compartment for the remote control. Their website is not much help but the units are backed by a good warranty. gree.ca

HAIER---------------<1*---------<1*

This brand offers a wide selection of basic units as well as a heat/cool model (HPN14XCM) that uses dual hoses for added energy savings. The units have a carbon filter as well as the standard washable mesh and use auto evaporation technology for convenience.

Their guarantee is not very good when compared to other brands. haier.com

Haier HPN14XCM

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