The Sharp AF-S55CX air conditioner
The Sharp AF-S55CX 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 Sharp AF-S55CX air conditioner has a cooling capacity of 5000 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 Sharp AF-S55CX air conditioner is 9.7. The energy efficiency rating for the unit is 11.0, which is 13% better than the standard. You can use the energy efficiency rating to compare the relative efficiency of air conditioners.
Sharp Electronics Corporation is located in New Jersey and manufactures air cleaners, audio and DVD devices, computers, copiers, monitors, multi-function devices, printers, faxes, mailing machines, room air conditioners, televisions and video cassette recorders.
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