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EnerGuide Room Air Conditioner Directory 2011

My Shopping Notes (Worksheet 3)

Approximate Size of Room Air Conditioner to Buy
Cooling Capacity (Btu/h) 10 600*
  Example Model 1 Model 2
*Look for models that are close to this approximate cooling capacity. Refer to "How to Use the EnerGuide Ratings".
Brand name CoolUnit
Model number AC10600
Cooling capacity (Btu/h) 10 600
Energy Efficiency Ratio (EER) 10.8
Refer to "How to Calculate Air-Conditioning Costs"
Purchase price (with taxes)
– See retailer
Lifetime energy costs $570
Basic lifetime cost
– Add the two numbers above
Installation/delivery cost
– If applicable
not applicable
(months/years – $)
1 + 4-year compressor
Servicing (see owner's manual) $
Refer to "Other Factors to Consider" and
"Energy-Saving Tips".
Model features I might need or like

Retailer/dealer name RAC Store

This annual directory

  • provides helpful advice on how to buy an energy-efficient room air conditioner;
  • lists all room air conditioner models sold in Canada;
  • describes how to use the EnerGuide label to compare energy performance;
  • helps you estimate the annual electricity cost of running the unit; and
  • identifies ENERGY STAR qualified models – the most energy-efficient room air conditioners.

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