The Top 5 Portable Air Conditioners for 2022

Portable air conditioners are one of our most popular categories of products. This is not surprising as these relatively new products seem to be taking the air conditioning world by storm. They are inexpensive, easy to install and come with many advanced features. What more could you want?

We thought that it might be helpful to investigate what the top portable air conditioners are for 2022.

Unlike many other sites on the Internet, we are not just going to make up a list that of air conditioners that we would like you to buy. Instead, we are using data provided by some of the top air conditioner retailers in Canada to provide you a quick glimpse at what other consumers are buying.

How we rate portable air conditioners

Our system of rating may seem overly simple but we think it will give you a great top-down view of what portable air conditioners other Canadians are buying. We have gone to each of the major Canadian retailers and researched their top five portable air conditioners. It is that simple. At the end we have done a summary that reveals any clear winners.

Lowes.ca top five portable air conditioners

We are starting with Lowes.ca because they have the widest selection of portable air conditioners.

  1. GREE 6000 Btu 3-in-1 portable air conditioner
  2. Frigidaire 10,000 BTU Portable Room Air Conditioner with Dehumidifier Mode
  3. TCL 8,000 BTU Portable Air Conditioner
  4. Midea 12000 BTU Portable Inverter Air Conditioner
  5. Midea 14000 BTU Quiet Smart Portable Air Conditioner

Rona.ca top five portable air conditioners

Rona stocks many of the same brands as Lowes but not as many of the same portable air conditioners. Their prices are normally exactly the same as Lowes too.

  1. Arctic King 5300 BTU Portable Air Conditioner
  2. Arctic King 7000 BTU Portable Air Conditioner
  3. Midea 12000 BTU Portable Inverter Air Conditioner
  4. Arctic King 3-in-1 10300 BTU Portable Air Conditioner
  5. Midea 14000 BTU Quiet Smart Portable Air Conditioner

Homedepot.ca top five portable air conditioners

Home Depot is second only to Lowes when it comes to how many portable air conditioners that they stock. They provide many brands not available at Lowes or Rona so they are worth looking at.

  1. Danby 10000 BTU 3-in-1 Portable Air Conditioner
  2. Tosot 10000 BTU Portable Air Conditioner
  3. DeLonghi Pinguino 6700 BTU Portable Air Conditioner
  4. LG Electronics 14000 BTU Smart Wi-Fi Portable Air Conditioner
  5. Frigidaire 13000 BTU Portable Room Air Conditioner

Amazon.ca top five portable air conditioners

Amazon does not provide the same data as Rona, Lowes and Home Depot. We have opted to feature the top rated but only where there were a reasonable number of reviews.. We love Amazon.ca because they offer FREE SHIPPING.

  1. Danby 14000 BTU 3-in-1 Portable Air Conditioner
  2. EUHOMY 14000 BTU Quiet Portable Air Conditioner
  3. Frigidaire 8000 BTU Portable Room Air Conditioner
  4. Black + Decker 6000 BTU Portable Air Conditioner
  5. EUHOMY 8000 BTU Portable Air Conditioner

Our list of the top five portable air conditioners for 2022

Based on the research above, here is our list of the top five portable air conditioners for 2022

  1. Midea 12000 BTU Portable Inverter Air Conditioner
  2. Midea 14000 BTU Quiet Smart Portable Air Conditioner
  3. Frigidaire 10,000 BTU Portable Room Air Conditioner with Dehumidifier Mode
  4. Danby 10000 BTU 3-in-1 Portable Air Conditioner
  5. Arctic King 5300 BTU Portable Air Conditioner

A summary of our results

Portable Air Conditioners

Although the results were mixed, there were a couple of portable air conditioners that seem to be on the more popular side. The Midea 12000 BTU Portable Inverter Air Conditioner and the Midea 14000 BTU Quiet Smart Portable Air Conditioner seem to be popular at Lowes.ca and Rona.ca. Although they are not clear winners across all vendors, this may indicate that they are the portable air conditioners to buy.

Brands

Across all of our merchants, a few brands kept cropping up.

    These brands were:
  • Midea
  • Frigidaire
  • Danby

It would appear that other consumers are happy with the products that these brands are producing so you may want to keep that in mind when deciding on which brand of portable air conditioner to buy.

We hope that this analysis will help to choose the portable air conditioners that is right for you.