NewAir AC-14100E Air Conditioner Review 2018Last Updated: December 1, 2018
The NewAir AC-14100E has much to recommend it—efficient and swift cooling power, snazzy design, quality components and energy-saving features.
The NewAir AC-14100E is, like the LG LP1414GXR from LG Electronics, positioned at the more costly end of the portable air conditioner spectrum. Our AC reviews team put the AC-14100E to the test across a range of criteria to find out whether the unit delivered sufficient power, efficiency and value to merit its price point.
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NewAir AC-14100E Air Conditioner Review 2018
For a unit of its compact dimensions, the NewAir AC-14100E’s price tag—retailing for approximately $499—might make the average customer winch, particularly those unaware of the NewAir brand. However, there are some seriously powerful specs embodied in the NewAir AC-14100E, so read on to find out our team’s verdict on the appliance’s performance, design, convenience, efficiency & safety, and after-sales service.
Providing an impressive 14,000 BTUs of cooling power, this unit has a suggested cooling area of 525 square feet. For a portable AC, the very least that can be said about the NewAir AC-14100E is that the appliance packs a powerful performance punch.
Efficiency & Certifications
The NewAir AC-14100E has an energy efficiency rating (“EER”) of 9.88, which is slightly above the average 9.7.
This air conditionwer also contains a built-in efficiency boosting function, whereby the addition of water to the tank will improve on performance, and save on energy use. This AC unit is also ETL-listed.
The NewAir AC-14100E automatically maintains the ideal temperature in spaces where it is situated, ensuring continuous comfort for the user. In additioner, the device also comes with a pretty decent wireless remote control.
As far as portability is concerned, this unit fares quite well. Small and aesthetically attractive, the NewAir AC-14100E comes with an easy-to-install window kit.
The air conditioner also has a timer, and sleep functions, both of which are accessible via the wireless remote. The unit has a decibel rating of 57, so it is a pretty quiet operator compared to other portable AC appliances.
As far as the aesthetics of the design go, our team liked this unit. Its small and basic design is appealing, and it is difficult to avoid warming to the appliance’s inviting, user-friendly appearance.
Despite its compact dimensions, the unit weights some 62lbs, so it is not exactly light to carry. However, it is lighter than many other of the best portable air conditioner systems, and the unit has quality caster wheels that make it easy to move the appliance from room to room.
Help & Support
The NewAir AC-14100E has a one-year warranty, and there is an adequate support service accessible via NewAir’s website, with replacement parts available should one require them. The manufacturer encourages customers who are having issues with NewAir appliances to contact them via email, phone, or via the website contact tab. The site also has a comprehensive FAQs section. The unit
Overall, our team—which had few preconceived notions about this unit—were pleasantly surprised by the power of the NewAir AC-14100E given its compact appearance. The NewAir AC-14100E would be perfect for medium sized rooms, or even studio apartments.