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Model AEL12AS

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12,000 BTU Window Air Conditioner with Remote

$349.00 /each

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Get cool air and a dehumidifier where you need it with GE's ENERGY STAR 115-Volt 12,000 BTU Electronic Window Air Conditioner. A fully featured remote control with allows you to control the unit from virtually anywhere in the room. 3 Cooling and 3 Fan Speed Selections lets you choose the setting based on your need. This unit features Selectable Thermostat on the Remote.

  • Designed to cool approximately 550 sq. ft. for temperature control in a large room
  • 12,000 BTU cooling for powerful temperature control
  • 3 cooling and 3 fan speeds adjusts to your cooling needs
  • 4-way adjustable air direction spreads the cool air evenly
  • Digital display allows precise temperature adjustment
  • 24-hour on/off timer lets you create a cooling schedule without wasting electricity
  • Remote control lets you easily adjust the temperature from across the room
  • Removable air filter lets you clean it and saves money on replacements
  • Removes up to 3.5 pint of moisture from the air in a single hour to control humidity
  • Self-evaporation system so there is no bucket to empty
  • Sleek and slim design blends in with interior decor
  • Light Cool Gray Color appearance
  • Power Interruption Restart feature restarts the unit in the event of a power failure
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i need a quite 12,000 btu a/c- which company and model would you suggest

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GE have appeared unreliable of late, I recommend the LG.
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June 17, 2015
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Not GE, that's for sure! I'm looking for a new 12,000 btu unit myself to replace a one-year old GE that isn't working properly this summer.
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June 10, 2015
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Not GE
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May 11, 2015
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The quietest unit I owned in the 10k-12k BTU range was the Friedrich CP12G10A. This style unit is also sold by LG, Model LW1215HR but that will supply heat as well.
I most recently bought an LG LW1215ER that was reasonably quiet.
Most of the noise is due to the current design of window AC in this price range. Hi-Velocity fast turning fans create more noise.
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September 2, 2014
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Hello - this is Nancy at GE and I am happy to help you with regard to a new air conditioner unit.
This model is a perfect model. It's a 12,000 BTU unit and has the electronic digital thermostat with a remote. It is quiet other than the normal operating sounds. You may hear a pinging noise caused by water being picked up and thrown against the condenser on rainy days or when the humidity is high. This Read More
Hello - this is Nancy at GE and I am happy to help you with regard to a new air conditioner unit.
This model is a perfect model. It's a 12,000 BTU unit and has the electronic digital thermostat with a remote. It is quiet other than the normal operating sounds. You may hear a pinging noise caused by water being picked up and thrown against the condenser on rainy days or when the humidity is high. This design feature helps remove moisture and improve efficiency. You may also hear the thermostat click when the compressor cycles on and off. Water will collect in the base pan during high humidity or on rainy days. The water may overflow and drip from the outdoor side of the unit. Lastly, the fan may run even when the compressor does not.
I hope this information is helpful! Thanks for checking with us! Read Less
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Decibels

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What is the decibel level inside ? Why doesn't GE list it?
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June 19, 2016
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Five feet from the unit I get 45 decibels on low, 50 on medium and about 60 on high.
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We just installed it yesterday. I have a decibel meter on my phone. Four feet in front of the unit the meter was steady at 65 with the fan on high. It goes up a bit when the compressor comes on but not that much. The noise is pretty smooth. Not like what our old one sounded like. This unit is brand new so over time I'm sure it will get louder.
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May 3, 2016
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Hello Koiman - this is Nancy at GE Appliances and I am happy to help you. GE does not have sone or decibel ratings for room air conditioners. This is not a rating that is normally listed, and is not required by Underwriters' Laboratories (UL). I hope this helps! Thanks for checking with us!
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does this unit heat and cool? What are the height and length of the unit

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August 19, 2016
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Hi Janey- This is Sue at GE Appliances. Thanks for your interest in our Air Conditioners! GE® 115 VOLT ELECTRONIC ROOM AIR CONDITIONER AEL12AS provides cooling only. The Approximate Dimensions are: (HxWxD) 14 9/16 in x 19 1/32 in x 21 1/4 in. If you also need heating, check out our GE® 230 VOLT ELECTRONIC HEAT/COOL ROOM AIR CONDITIONER AEE12DT. Thanks for checking with us!
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August 18, 2016
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No, the unit is only an A/C unit to cool and the dimensions are 19.032 in D x 14.56 in H x 21.25 in W inches.
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Does anyone know the exact dimensions of the chassis? We need exact width & height needed to fit in window opening. TY!

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August 12, 2016
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The dimensions of this product are as follows:
Assembled Depth (in.) 21.25"D
Product Height (in.) 17.1"H
Assembled Height (in.) 14.56"H
Product Width (in.) 22"W
Assembled Width (in.) 19.032"W
Window opening maximum width (in.) 36"W
Coverage Area (sq. ft.) 550
Window opening minimum height (in.) 15.5 "H
Product Depth (in.) 23 "D
Window opening minimum width (in.) 22 "W
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Hi Mike- This is Sue at GE Appliances. Thanks for viewing our Room Air Conditioners! The case dimensions are 14 9/16"H x 19 1/32"W x 21 1/4"D. Fits windows 22 in. - 36 in. wide, minimum height 15-1/2 in (with accordion panels). The air conditioner can be installed without the accordion panels if needed to fit in a narrow window. Check out the Installation Instructions at GEAppliances.com. Thanks for Read More
Hi Mike- This is Sue at GE Appliances. Thanks for viewing our Room Air Conditioners! The case dimensions are 14 9/16"H x 19 1/32"W x 21 1/4"D. Fits windows 22 in. - 36 in. wide, minimum height 15-1/2 in (with accordion panels). The air conditioner can be installed without the accordion panels if needed to fit in a narrow window. Check out the Installation Instructions at GEAppliances.com. Thanks for checking with us! Read Less
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Customer Reviews

Rated 3.7 out of 5 by 45 reviewers.
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by G.E 12000 b.t.u. Excellent!!! little noisy on the high setting....but I can live with that.I would highly recommend this unit to anyone. August 1, 2016
Rated 2.0 out of 5.0 by Hard to Get Excited about Lackluster Performance There are two things I dislike about this unit. First, is the noise level. Using the unit on anything but the 'low' setting is extremely loud, particularly in comparison to other units we have. Second, the Energy Saver mode doesn't work very well - the temperature sensor is either off or the programming is suspect. The unit will cool well beyond the temperature it is set to before clicking off. For example I will set it to 75 and the unit will cool all the way down to 72 degrees before pausing. June 19, 2016
Rated 2.0 out of 5.0 by Vibrates Second Unit, the first had a massive dent from Home Depot or whoever shipped it there. At first I thought a helicopter was flying over the house, then I figured unless it was hovering it must be the new ac! I checked the mounting points and they were solid. The unit vibrates internally when the fan is on medium, (explains why I only heard the vibrations sometimes when in auto mode). As I played with the ac I noticed it seems to be fine on high or low but medium shakes like heck. So disappointed, these things aren't as easy and light as a toaster to return to the store. Glad I bought an extended warranty. As of now I can't place blame on GE because it could possibly be Home Depot shipping and handling, every unit on display had torn cardboard or signs of rough handling. I've had great service from Home Depot in the past with other products and employee interactions; I don't want to trash talk them as a whole but I'm not happy this time. May 23, 2016
Rated 1.0 out of 5.0 by A big disappointment! It was a gift Some functions never worked well like energy saver & directional vents were poorly designed A big big disappointment is no warranty coverage!!! It makes no sense! We're definietly will get rid of it Will not ever get GE air conditioner in our future! October 23, 2015
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Works Very Well in a Garage I had to buy an air conditioner for a Golden Retriever who had major allergy reactions and stays in the garage at night and at hot times of the day. This conditioner easily holds the 78 degrees on which it is set even in the hottest of Tennessee summer afternoons. September 23, 2015
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by Cools great Bought this a.c. unit 3-4 months ago after another one conked out. I cool my one room retail shop (appr 30' x 30') easily. I have to keep it very cool because of produce stored in this place. Easy to control thermostat with a remote. September 16, 2015
Rated 1.0 out of 5.0 by Multiple failures on initial install Just bought this today, 4th of July, 2015. Wasn't very hot out, figured I'd beat the rush. Good thing I don't need it yet - it doesn't work! I first powered it on and learned the minus control doesn't work. Power starts it on Auto, tells me it's 74 degrees, and runs for 10 minutes until it shuts off. I'm thinking maybe it's saving energy so I fiddle with the remote, set it to 64 degrees, play with the fan and learn it works on low and medium, but not on high and auto. Then I let it run for 15 minutes. I can hear the compressor cycling, but It's just blowing warm air! So, I power it off, reset the breaker, power it on - all the lights flash on panel. Still same problems. I set the temp to 64 (lowest it goes) and fan is on Medium - after 30 minutes, giving up. July 4, 2015
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by $100 off cause it didn't have a box!! Install was simple and the house was cool in minutes. Love the economy button where it shuts itself totally off when not needed August 18, 2015
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