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Air conditioners

LG LW8014ER
 
Approximate retail price:
$190.00
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Summary: This LG midsized air conditioner has
  • Remote control
  • Up/down louver control
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Type: 7,000 to 8,200 Btu/hr. (Cools 250-400 sq. ft.)
About - LG LW8014ER

The LG LW8014ER is part of the air conditioner test program at Consumer Reports. In our lab tests, window air conditioners models like the LW8014ER are rated on multiple criteria, such as those listed below.


Comfort:
How quickly the air conditioner on its low fan setting cooled a room sized for the particular unit and how accurate it came to meeting the temperature set point.

Indoor noise low:
This judgment of indoor noise at the low-cool setting is the objective measurement of noise level using a sound meter.

Indoor noise high:
This judgment of indoor noise at the high-cool setting is the objective measurement of noise level using a sound meter.
About This Brand

LG is a national brand available in a wide variety of independent and regional appliance retailers, as well as Home Depot and PC Richards. LG also markets lower-priced window air conditioners under the Goldstar name. Window air units range in price from $150 to $500, and in Btu from 5,000 to 25,000. The brand has units that are Energy Star certified.

Features & Specs - LG LW8014ER
info Btu/hr. 8000
info EER 11.3
info Min window width (in.) 23
info Max window width (in.) 36
info Weight (lbs.) 57
info Remote control Yes
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User Reviews - LG LW8014ER
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(18 of 20 customers found this review helpful)
 
1.0
Compressor did not work from start
6/19/2014
Pros
Cools the Whole Room
Energy Efficient
Even Air Distribution
Cons
Loud
Best Uses
Any Room
Comment:
When first turn on ran great and quiet. After an hour or two started making extremely loud noise for a few minutes and then would stop again for an our and repeat. Loud enough to wake in middle of the night. Hopefully just a defective model because when not making the noise runs great and quiet.
How long have you owned it:
A month or less
Bottom Line
No, I would not recommend this to a friend.
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