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Portable Air Conditioner Manufacturers and Suppliers

IQS Directory provides an extensive list of portable air conditioner manufacturers and suppliers. Utilize our website to review and source portable air conditioner manufacturers with our easy-to-use features which allow you to locate portable air conditioner companies that will design, engineer, and manufacture portable air conditioners for your exact specifications. Our request for quote forms make it easy to connect with leading portable air conditioner manufacturers. View company profiles, website links, locations, phone number, product videos, customer reviews, product specific news articles and other production information. We are a leading manufacturer directory who will connect you with the right manufacturers whether you are looking for air conditioning fans, portable ac units, or industrial portable units.

  • Houston, TX 800-473-9178

    Since 1980, Cold Shot Chillers has been offering stationary air conditioner units in addition to the standard and specialty water chillers that we design and manufacture. Our industrial air conditioners are used in a variety of applications across a wide range of industries.

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  • Irwindale, CA 800-732-5364

    Mee Industries Inc. is a high technology corporation with a demonstrated history of providing innovative, cost-effective fog solutions for applications including gas turbine inlet air cooling. In 1969, Thomas Mee Jr. founded the company that also specializes in fog solutions for industrial humidification, outdoor air conditioning, greenhouse climate control, wine barrel humidification, and more.

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  • Baton Rouge, LA 225-926-6950

    Scientific Systems Corporation manufactures industrial air conditioners & portable air conditioners for temporary spot cooling of industrial & military applications as well as explosion proof air conditioners and heavy-duty industrial package systems. We offer several choices of severe-service HVAC/R equipment. For over 35 years our top quality turn-key systems have been installed worldwide.

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  • Carrollton, TX 888-656-7099

    Spot Cooling Systems is the distribution and service company for AmeriCool Incorporated in Texas, Oklahoma, Louisiana, Arkansas and New Mexico! Our air conditioners are built to the highest standards in the industry and offer unbeatable performance, reliability and value. We are committed to your satisfaction. Visit our website or give us a call today to find out more about our amazing products.

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  • Chesterfield, MI 586-948-4400

    Young Supply is a premier refrigeration, heating, cooling, ventilation, and food service equipment and parts wholesaler. We offer the best product lines, coupled with the best service in the industry to provide contactors the ultimate resource in R-HVAC. We are comprised of four main sales sectors including Refrigeration, HVAC, Food Service Equipment, and Industrial Sales.

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Portable Air Conditioners

 Portable air conditioners are air conditioners that can be easily moved throughout a single building or transported from one location to another. They may also be referred to as mobile air conditioners or spot coolers. Many businesses sell and rent portable air conditioners for a variety of applications.

Air conditioner capacity is measured in tons of refrigeration, meaning the refrigeration power of a ton of ice melting over twenty four hours. One ton is equal to twelve thousand BTUs. A portable air conditioner of one ton can cool around four hundred square feet of space. Portable air conditioners are available with refrigeration of up to five tons, to cool up to two thousand square feet. Portable air conditioners are frequently used at construction sites and for military uses such as command tents, emergency cooling and telecommunications. Portable evaporative coolers are also available. Although not as powerful as portable air conditioners, they do not dehumidify the air like refrigerative air conditioners and are therefore popular for spot cooling in hot, dry environments. Their size also allows them to be used in spaces ill-suited to permanent air conditioners, such as boats, trucks and other recreational vehicles. Their maneuverability is why they are always run by electricity, from outlets or batteries.


Industrial air conditioners are sometimes built according to the portable model, particularly when being used in very large spaces such as warehouses. In such an environment, installing a central air conditioner would be very expensive, both to purchase and to run. Portable air conditioners may be utilized to cool specific areas when the need arises, and such a system is therefore attached to wheels so that moving it from one place to another is easy. Commercial and residential settings also utilize portable air conditioners for small spaces that are not hooked up to a larger air conditioning system. For example, one office in a large office building may buy a portable air conditioner to ensure the temperature is perfect in their small space. Whatever environment is using the portable model, it must be able to vent the hot air that is being removed from the space, whether the venting area is outside or in an unused section of the environment, such as an attic. Water reservoirs are also often attached to portable air conditioners, since moisture builds up from the cooling process.