Top-scoring air conditioners are energy-efficient and relatively quiet, and our ratings rank models by overall performance within size groups.
Consumer Reports tests the "comfort" level of portable air conditioners based on how a model cooled a room sized for the particular unit (on its low fan setting) and how accurate it came to meeting the temperature set point.. . .
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