Internet #307846105

Model #AEC12AY

Store SKU #1004068068

Store SO SKU #1004041882

12,000 BTU 115-Volt Smart Window Air Conditioner with Remote in White

  • Cools Large Rooms up to 550 Square Feet
  • Wirelessly control with your smartphone or smart device
  • Energy efficient cooling with 3 fan speeds
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Product Overview

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America’s Most Reliable Brand of Appliances

We put simplicity and durability first to bring you easy-to-use appliances.

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Operate with Your Voice or Smartphone

This unit is compatible with all your favorite connected devices including Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant, making everyday tasks easier than ever before.

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A Convenient way to Save Energy

Control your unit while you're away with the GE Comfort App or SmartHQ App. When you arrive home, this unit can automatically adjust temperature by syncing with your location, increasing both efficiency and comfort.

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Room Size

It's important to pick an air conditioner for the room (or rooms) to be cooled. This air conditioner cools LARGE rooms up to 550 sq. feet.

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Energy Star Certified

Enjoy the same great cooling power as standard units while using less energy.

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Clean Filter Reminder

Your unit runs best when you have a clean filter, so we’ll remind you when it needs to be cleaned.

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DIY Installation

Our air conditioners come with an easy-mount installation kit to assist with your installation needs.

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Custom Comfort

Choose from three cooling modes and fan speeds for a cooling combination that's your own.

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Dehumidify Function

The built-in dehumidifying capability balances humidity levels in the room to keep you comfortable and breathing easier.

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Standard Outlet

This unit comes with a 3-prong cord and works with a standard 115-volt outlet.

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Window Opening

This unit is made to fit most windows 22-36 in. wide and 15.5 in. high

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Reliable Warranty

Enjoy peace of mind with a one-year limited warranty.

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19 in. W x 14.75 in. H x 21.25 in. D

GE appliances provide up-to-date technology and exceptional quality to simplify the way you live. With a timeless appearance, this family of appliances is ideal for your family. And, coming from one of the most trusted names in America, you know that this entire selection of appliances is as advanced as it is practical.
  • California residents
  • 12,000 BTUs cools rooms up to 550 sq. ft.
  • Wi-Fi connect - wirelessly control window air conditioner functions from your smartphone
  • Voice control- hands-free capability with the most popular voice enabled devices
  • ENERGY STAR room air conditioners use 10% less energy and, on average, cost less than $75 per year to run. GE Appliances ENERGY STAR certified room air conditioners use an EPA-approved refrigerant called R32, which has a much lower impact on the climate - two-thirds lower than the refrigerants used in other room air conditioners
  • Included remote control allows you to monitor temperature from anywhere in the room
  • Combined Energy Efficiency Ratio (CEER): 11.4
  • Easy mount window kit provides everything you need to install the unit in your window
  • Energy saver mode - fan and compressor shut off temporarily when the room is cool enough, saving you time and money
  • Easy one touch lift out filter allows for easy access to filter cleaning
  • 3 cooling / 3 fan speeds
  • 4-way adjustable air direction
  • Quiet operation
  • Power cord length 72 in.
  • 3-prong cord, standard 115V outlet
  • Limited 1-year entire appliance warranty

Info & Guides

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Product Depth (in.)
21.25 in
Product Height (in.)
14.75 in
Product Width (in.)
19 in
Window opening maximum height (in.)
Window opening maximum width (in.)
Window opening minimum height (in.)
Window opening minimum width (in.)


Air Conditioner Features
Timer,Wi-Fi Enabled
Air Conditioner Product Type
Window Unit
Air direction/circulation
Amperage (amps)
BTU Cooling Rating (ASHRAE)
12000 BTU
Color Family
Combined Energy Efficiency Ratio (CEER)
Cooling Area (Sq. Ft.)
Decibel (Sound) Rating
01-Not Measured
Decibel Rating
Not Measured
Energy Efficiency Ratio (EER)
Filter Type
Heater Included
Without Heater
Remote Control
Number of cool settings
Number of Fan Speeds
Power Options
Product Weight (lb.)
70 lb
Remote Access
Remote Access
Requires Hub?
No Hub Required
Smart Home
Smart Home Enabled
Smart Home Protocol
Voice Control Hub Required
Alexa via Proprietary Bridge/Gateway Google Assistant via Proprietary Bridge/Gateway
Voltage (volts)
Wattage (watts)
Window Type
Double Hung
Works With
Alexa, Google, Proprietary App

Warranty / Certifications

Certifications and Listings
AHAM Certified,Energy Star,UL Listed,cUL Listed
Manufacturer Warranty
Limited 1-year entire appliance

Questions & Answers


Can I leave this air conditioner in my window during the winter?

Asked by maggiemay123 October 15, 2020

I would not leave it in. You'll get a lot of air leakage through and around the unit, even using the foam inserts included to help seal along the accordion bellows. I used to leave our AC units in and cover them. With newer ones, though, it seems like it's harder to get them sealed.

My window is 34" wide. Do the accordions go out far enough to fill that extra space?? Thanks!!

Asked by Selene October 1, 2020

It fit in mine just fine & mines 35 “

Can I install in a wall instead of window

Asked by James September 17, 2020

It will work as a wall unit as long as you reinforce the outside support with a V support.

what is the starting watts of this a/c I need to know since I need it for a off grid cabin powere...

Asked by sb August 18, 2020

Hi sb - Thanks for considering GE Model # AEC12AY! Watts is 1050 (9.5 amp). If you have any additional questions, do not hesitate to ask, we are happy to help at! Sue

What is the temperture range on this unit ?

Asked by Zan August 17, 2020

Thank you very much for the response Will head out and get one tomorrow after work. Current one only goes down to 66 I found that a little odd. TY again.

Are you going to restock the 12,000 BTU unit soon? It's been sold out for a while...

Asked by hem August 16, 2020

No, I’m pleased with the one I got. Thanks

Can I clean the outside a/c with a hose to get any dirt and leaves out of the inside of the unit ...

Asked by Shrump August 15, 2020

I wouldn’t think you could spray inside the unit with a hose. An air compressor sounds like a safer idea.

Does this unit require support brackets on outside of house?

Asked by Molly August 11, 2020

We didn't use support brackets but the window is on the first level. It's fairly large so it fits just about perfect in the window that we have.

Does this unit come with side panels? If not, what is the additional cost for one or two panels?

Asked by DeeDee August 10, 2020

Hi DeeDee - Thanks for considering Model # AEC10AY! Yes, the accordion side panels are included. We suggest viewing page 9 of the Installation Guide at the following link: - For step-by-step video instructions visit: - If you have any additional questions, do not hesitate to ask, we are happy to help at Stay cool! Sue

What does the thermostat sensor that's behind the filter supposed to look like? Mine looks like i...

Asked by hem August 9, 2020

Hi hem - Thanks for reaching out to us and for choosing GE! The sensor looks just like an insulate wire (as described). This is normal. Keep in touch at Sue

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Powerful a/c. Life saver for this heat. It was a little bit of a hassle installing it but not rocket science. The only con I have for this a/c unit is that when I put it on Fan mode, it gives off this weird smell. Pretty bad smell at that, so I just don’t use the Fan mode at all. We haven’t tried out the Wifi feature with it, because we don’t really find it necessary, but I guess it’s a plus.
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So, I've had this AC unit for 1 day in Florida. It's been running constantly and guess what? It has the same issue as the last GE AC unit, that being water accumulating in the fan blade area. This is the area inside your bedroom where the fan motor brings in your bedroom air and then blows it out the top of your AC unit. I heard gurgling and saw drops of water being blown out. All GE units have NO DRAIN in the fan area to get rid of water build up. I took the front cover off and punched a few holes with a Phillips screwdriver. This allows the water to drain to the outside back of the unit. No more gurgling!! Why in the world they design something like this is beyond me. If you run into this issue, here's a tip to fix it.
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I lost my receipt and my warranty but it said I had one so I tried to register with you email me back that would be great
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Very nice air conditioner. Quiet running and def blows cold air
Very nice air conditioner. Quiet running and def blows cold air
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Angier, NC
It does all anticipated with some excellent extras
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The product is really great. It had a few noticeable shipping dings in the fins, but nothing of real consequence and it functions superbly and quietly. I am impressed with the concept of using the condensate as its more efficient plus NO condensate hardly at all dripping down on anyone below. Electronic app control is awesome and magnetic controller really is neat.
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Great product!!
Great product!!
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Easy Instalacion quite and efficient
Easy Instalacion quite and efficient
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Boston, MA.
My great feature, WiFi connection!!
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Buying this AC unit has been great for me. I live in a 3rd floor attic studio apartment, and it gets so hot in the afternoons. I don’t have to worry if I forget to turn it on before I leave my house because I can turn it on from my phone wherever I am.
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Its been operating one week in a very demanding environment. It operates per the demand quietly ...
Its been operating one week in a very demanding environment. It operates per the demand quietly and most efficiently and automatically. I particularly like the method of using condensate in the cooling process elevating efficiency. Install was quite easy though upstairs installs require 2 strong people ut seems. I had a little difficulty with the app operation but figured it out. I REALLY enjoy my unit.
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GE AC is an amazing brand equipped with WiFi, easy to set up & user friendly. Cools the living room & provide for comfortable & relaxation during the summer months.
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