The Friedrich WS14B10 air conditioner
The Friedrich WS14B10 room air conditioner is manufactured with louvered sides. Louvered sides are used to help position the air conditioner in a window. Air conditioners without louvered sides is generally placed in a built-in wall sleeve and are usually known as "through the wall" or "build in" models.
The Friedrich WS14B10 air conditioner has a cooling capacity of 13500 British Thermal Units (BTUs) per hour. The higher the number the greater the air conditioner's cooling capacity.
In the United States, The National Appliance Energy Conservation Act (NAECA) sets the minimum standards for energy consumption in room air conditioners. The standard varies for each air conditioner depending on its size and configuration. The standard for the Friedrich WS14B10 air conditioner is 8.5. The energy efficiency rating for the unit is 9.5, which is 12% better than the standard. You can use the energy efficiency rating to compare the relative efficiency of air conditioners.
Friedrich Air Conditioning Company is located in Texas and manufactures air cleaners, dehumidifiers and room air conditioners.
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