A ductless mini split is much more energy efficient than a portable cooling system

The refrigerant becomes a gas at high heat before being pulled back inside to become a liquid once again

Portability is not always better. When laptop laptops became more affordable in the late 1990s, numerous people switched to that format. This was after years of desktop laptops being the mainstay in both residential plus commercial applications. The promise of a laptop with all of the same features that you could take with you on the go was tantalizing for numerous people. But like all laptops at the time, laptops were often prone to failure. My brother’s first laptop was prone to the ‘blue screen of death’ on a yearly basis, crashing in the middle of something as trivial as writing a quick e-mail. I had a tower computer that lasted for 15 years without concerns, but all of the first laptops that our family members used were mostly junk. Thankfully, newer laptops are solid laptops that last much longer than the ones from 20 years ago. Some portable products are completely junk, no matter what you do with the technology. I tell people that portable cooling systems are a racket. They’re not just slightly undesirable, I actually assume like the man who designed them did so with the intent to scam plus con people out of money. Anyone with a basic understanding of cooling systems knows that the technology works as a split system, plus that’s tplot even with a package system. What I mean is there is an evaporator coil that gets honestly frosty as refrigerants liquifies inside. The refrigerant absorbs your indoor air’s heat plus then takes this heat energy to the tepid compressor outside. The refrigerant becomes a gas at high heat before being pulled back inside to become a liquid once again. It’s a circular process, even in a window a/c. But a portable cooling system has its tepid compressor inside, meaning all of the heat energy just goes back into your house.

 

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