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The Panasonic CW-XC183HU air conditioner

The Panasonic CW-XC183HU 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 Panasonic CW-XC183HU air conditioner has a cooling capacity of 17800 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 Panasonic CW-XC183HU air conditioner is 9.7. The energy efficiency rating for the unit is 10.7, which is 10% better than the standard. You can use the energy efficiency rating to compare the relative efficiency of air conditioners.

Panasonic is located in New Jersey and manufactures audio and DVD devices, compact fluorescent lights (CFLs), computers, copiers, multi-function devices, printers, faxes, mailing machines, room air conditioners, scanners, telephony, televisions, video cassette recorders and ventilating fans. Panasonic received the Excellence in Efficient Products award in 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, and 2005.

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