Certain air conditioners are far from silent, and can make a warm night restless even with the room is comfortable. But establishing the noise level of an air conditioner can be difficult to determine. Even though the latest designs are significantly quieter compared to those manufactured several years back, it can still help to check actual user comments and feedback.
To speed up the process of comparing feedback against the various different models, you can rely on the consumer opinions that have been sourced by Buzzrake from across the web. This information has been broken down in an attempt to identify the most desirable AC units offering quiet performance.
The quiet operating air conditioners that have been identified by users are , of course, the lowest-decibel models, which is in the region of 54 dB or below. By providing whisper-quiet performance, these AC systems can be installed in any room from dorms to living rooms.
According to users, the DeLonghi, Pioneer, Sharp, and Friedrich branded models get the most positive ratings for providing quiet operation. Also, users found that Energy Star rated models are significantly quieter, on average. Our data shows that wider (24"+) , shorter (under 15" tall) units tend to be quietest on average. Quiet AC units, according to users, also tend to be easier than average to assemble and set-up, which means these models are quick to have up and running once installed in the home.
A quiet running air conditioner is certain to be a practical option in dorm rooms, meeting rooms, bedrooms, or similar areas where peace and quiet is appreciated. Here are several of the AC units that received the most favorable comments from users.