A portable air conditioner does not work without an exhaust vent; however, it is possible to minimize the hose length by installing vent similar to the one used for a dryer to exhaust the unit. Portable air conditioners work by moving heat from the room and must vent to cool.
People also ask, do all portable air conditioners have to be vented out a window?
However, portable air conditioners do require venting via a window or wall. Once you've positioned the portable air conditioner where you'd like it, you must set the exhaust hose through an opening to the outside so that it can vent hot air out of the room.
Do portable air conditioners work without a window?
Since there is no hot air produced, there is no need for a vent. If you're looking for a portable air conditioners without a hose or window exhaust, then what you want is an evaporative air cooler (also called a swamp cooler or wet air cooler) which is basically a device that cools the air by evaporating water.
Do portable air conditioners work well?
A dual-hose portable air conditioner works by taking in air from the outside through one hose and using that air to cool the unit. The hot exhaust air is then expelled through the second hose. This process does not create negative pressure inside the room being cooled. However, there is a tradeoff.