The best way to deal with Indian summers is to stay indoors to avoid dealing with the harsh sun. But once humidity kicks in, fans and coolers can’t provide you with the kind of comfort that air-conditioners can. If you’re planning on spending the summer season enjoying chilled air from the air conditioner, but are not sure which ones are the best, then this list will help you pick the best from the lot.
Haier’s known for making some of the best home appliances in India, and this window AC is a case in point. Equipped with Haier’s innovative technology, this 1.5-ton AC has a 3-star energy rating and annual energy consumption of approximately 1359 KWH, which means it will be easy on your pocket and the environment. The low-maintenance grooved copper condenser, 15-meter long air throw capacity, dehumidifier and super anti-corrosion technology allow this air conditioner to bring down the temperatures effectively. It boasts an anti-bacterial coating, dust filter, 2-way auto swing and a high-efficiency rotary compressor with max air circulation of 800 CFM that ensures proper cooling. Last but not least, it uses R32 as a refrigerant that doesn’t contribute to ozone layer depletion and an ergonomic design that’ll blend in well with your room.
Bid adieu to your summer woes with the Voltas 1.5 window AC, an energy-efficient air conditioner with an active dehumidifier and a multi-stage filtration feature to enjoy the cool air without worrying about skyrocketing electricity bills and harmful particles like allergens or bacteria. This 1.5-ton all-weather comfort AC claims to provide optimum cooling at temperatures as high as 50 degrees, thanks to the 100% copper condenser coils and the turbo cooling mode. It also has an Eco mode and sleep mode so you can pick one as per your requirements so you can be comfortable even during the hottest days. It even has a self-diagnosis feature that highlights failures and issues that the AC can fix and reset itself automatically, making it worth the bucks.
When it comes to buying an energy-efficient window AC, you might want to rely on Croma’s 3-star air conditioner (annual energy consumption of approximately 864 units), which can efficiently cool down a medium-sized room. Croma has years of experience when it comes to understanding the needs of the people and has constantly upgraded its services and products to meet their expectations over all these years. This durable window AC has 5 modes, namely – Turbo, Dry, Auto, Sleep and Cool mode, which help you pick the right settings and conserve some energy while you are at it. The 100% copper condenser and evaporator coil with blue evaporator fins help in better cooling and extended durability, while the 2-way air swing and anti-bacteria filter help circulate clean air through every corner of the room.
Blue Star is one of the most trusted and famous brands when it comes to quality air-conditioners, so adding this 1-ton window AC by the company was a no-brainer. It has several unique features and tools like auto-restart with memory (helps in resuming operation at last mode set by the user), uses eco-friendly refrigerant (R-410A0), anti-freeze thermostat, metal enclosure and an efficient rotary compressor that helps in faster cooling without excessive energy consumption. It also boasts of an intelligent sensor that adjusts the settings according to the room temperature while you sleep, hydrophilic blue fins and a self-diagnosis feature that alerts the user when an issue is detected. All these advanced features coupled with four cooling modes to cater to various needs and situations make this air conditioner a great choice.
Yet another brand that we couldn’t keep off the list was Daikin. This 1.5-ton window AC by Daikin gives its competitor a run for their money, thanks to the sleek design and annual consumption of 1265 kWh, so you don’t get outrageous electricity bills. The AC’s noiseless operation (up to 49 dB) and the sleep off timer ensure that you get a good night’s sleep even on the most humid summer nights! It boasts of advanced Power Chill operation that ensures quick cooling and uses R32, a single component refrigerant that makes it an eco-friendly home appliance that you can bring home without spending a fortune. Its 4-way airflow, modern temperature display and wide-angle louvre ensure that cool air reaches every corner of the room.