GE 5,000 BTU 115-Volt Window Air Conditioner-AEL05LQ - The Home Depot


Model # AEL05LQ

Internet # 203188059

Store SKU # 490516

5,000 BTU 115-Volt Window Air Conditioner

GE 5,000 BTU 115-Volt Window Air Conditioner

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$119.00 / each


Model # AEL05LQ

Internet # 203188059

Store SKU # 490516

Window AC units are portable, and are not installed into the structure of the home or building. GE window air conditioners are designed to fit traditional-style windows. It comes with GE’s EZ-mount installation.

  • 5,050 BTU, 9.7 EER, 4.9 amps
  • EZ mount window kit
  • Adjustable thermostat
  • 2 cooling / 2 fan only speeds
  • Power interruption restart
  • Non-ozone-depleting refrigerant (R-410A)
  • Fits windows 23 in. to 38 in. wide, minimum height 12-1/2 in.
  • Rigid slide-out filter
  • Unit Type - Cool Only
  • Color Appearance Cool White

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Assembled Depth (in.)  15.3 in  Assembled Height (in.)  14.8 in 
Assembled Width (in.)  17.8 in  Coverage Area (sq. ft.)  100 
Product Depth (in.)  13.18  Product Height (in.)  11.96 
Product Width (in.)  16.09  Window opening maximum width (in.)  38 
Window opening minimum height (in.)  12.5  Window opening minimum width (in.)  23 
A/C Cooling Rate (BTU/hr)  5050  A/C Coverage Area (sq. ft.)  100 
Air Conditioner Product Type  Window Unit  Air direction/circulation  2-way 
Amperage (amps)  4.9  Automatic shutoff  No 
BTU Cooling Rating  5050 Btu/h  Color  Grey 
Color Family  Grey  Controls  Mechanical 
Decibel Rating  Not Measured  Decibel Rating (Indoor)  Not Measured 
Decibel Rating (Outdoor)  Not Measured  Energy Efficiency Ratio (EER)  9.7 
Filter Type  Rigid Frame/Slide-Out  Filter light reminder  No 
Heater included  No  Number of Fan Speeds 
Number of cool settings  Product Weight (lb.)  40 lb 
Remote Control  No  Returnable  Non-Returnable 
Sleep setting  No  Timer  No 
Voltage (volts)  115 
Warranty / Certifications
ENERGY STAR Certified  No  Manufacturer Warranty  See written warranty for full details 


Rated 4.3 out of 5 by 132 reviewers.
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Perfect little air conditioner Typically I like to wait before reviewing a product, but I'm so impressed with this little guy that I wanted to do it right away. I bought this last night in anticipation of today's 90+ degree forecast. I'm in a small one-bedroom apartment and only have an a/c in my bedroom and it wouldn't cool the whole apartment. I decide to buy this little window unit, as it's one of the few that would fit in my windows, which are only 20 inches wide. I put the window kit on last night and waiting until this morning to put it in the window. I was able to do it alone, as it's not particularly heavy or large. With my narrow windows, I was able to use the top and right pieces, and just put the extra foam to the left where there was about 1/2 inche opening. It is not nearly as loud as I expected. It's probably just as loud as the box fan I have in the hallway. My apartment is a nice, comfortable temperature while it is nearly 90 outside. I would highly recommend this air conditioner! May 31, 2013
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Perfect for small rooms! Great value! Super light, super easy to install! Cools the room quickly. Great bang for your buck! Too bad they seem to have gone up $20 since last year... June 3, 2013
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Make no mistake about it - this is a VERY GOOD A/C I purchased this 5,000 BTU, GE air conditioner at the HomeDepot to cool my 6' X 12' enclosed cargo trailer thinking that it was too small for the job - boy was I wrong. After insulating the trailer from top to bottom with R-TECH Styrofoam bought at homedepot as well, my trailer is NOW like a walk-in freezer. No joke, it is COLD. I love it! When the temperature outside is in the high 90's, I keep the AC on the low setting. Mind you, it has only two settings for the fan, and two for the AC, which is high and low. The compressor hum is impressively quiet while standing outside next to it. With the fan blowing on low, I could still feel the subtle cold breeze at the opposite end of the trailer twelve-feet away. Needless to say, it's very rare that I write product reviews, but the performance of this GE air conditioner has been so awesome I had to write one and include a few photos. The unit measures exactly sixteen inches wide by eleven and three-quarter inches tall, measured at the very back edge of the housing. Thanks to the Home Depot in Silverdale for keeping this item in stock. Great customer service too.The attendant on hand un-boxed the unit so that I could get an precise measurement as the actual size wasn't listed on the cover. I would not hesitate to purchase this product again should the need arise. May 6, 2013
Rated 2.0 out of 5.0 by Buyer Beware! Hard to believe this AC has gotten so many positive reviews. General Electric made this unit as inexpensive as they possibly could, and so didn't add the internal control device (I can't think of the name at the moment) that regulates the core temperature of the unit. What happens (constantly) is that without this critical (missing) control, the air conditioner turns into a refrigerator. This means that it drops the temperature below the room's dew point and causes condensation to build up on the cooling coil, which then turns to ice, completely blocking air flow. The only thing you can do then is to turn it to "fan only" in order to defrost it and dry it out, or turn it off and use a hair dryer. May 14, 2014
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Perfect little ac I needed a little boost for the ac in my fifth-wheel RV and since I live and travel in mostly dry climates, I was looking at the various "swamp coolers" available. Due to the size and cost of those I decided to take a chance on this unit and I'm glad I did! Built a custom installation that took a couple of hours so that I can drop this out of the opening and reinstall the window in an hour or so. Tried it out for the first time yesterday. The outside temp was 103 and this little unit along with the top unit of the RV kept the inside temp at 78 all day. Very quiet. Am looking forward to using this unit for many years. A great buy!!!! June 24, 2012
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