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12,000 BTU Portable Air Conditioner

11,000 BTU Heat Pump 8.9 EER R-410A Refrigerant
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Width: 18 2/5 Inch
Depth: 15 5/8 Inch
Height: 30 1/8 Inch
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Product Information
Brand: Sunpentown
Model: WA1240H
MPN: WA-1240H
Width: 18 2/5 Inch
Depth: 15 5/8 Inch
Height: 30 1/8 Inch
Type: Portable
Maximum Cooling Amps: 11.8 Amps
Maximum Cooling Watts: 1,355 Watts
Heating Capacity (BTU): 11,000 BTU
Maximum Heating Amps: 10.8 Amps
Maximum Heating Watts: 1,240 Watts
Heat: Heat Pump
Energy Efficiency Rating: 8.9
Control Type: Digital
Remote Control Included: Yes
Grade: Residential
Casters: Yes
Technical Details
Energy Star Rated: No
ADA Compliant: No
Plug Type: 5-15P
Voltage: 115 Volts
UPC: 876840006386

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WA-1240H: 12,000 BTU Portable AC with Heater
Enjoy a comfortable year-round environment with this 12,000 BTU cooling and 11,000 BTU heating unit. Four operational modes: Cooling, Heating, Dehumidifying and Fan.

Sunpentown Portable Air Conditioners is primarily a manufacturing company dedicated to the design and development of personal and small home appliances. Since establishment, it has been their key objective to develop and manufacture high quality portable air conditioners and other products that suit the vast demand of their consumers. Available at AJ Madison.

In order to diversify manufacturing base, Sunpentown had various products manufactured by subcontracted companies in Taiwan as well as overseas. Each contractor is kept with a strict standard of quality assurance control.

Sunpentown is now the leader and one of the largest producers of induction cook tops worldwide. Sunpentown commercial units can be found in many restaurants, hotels, and resorts. Besides further development in kitchen appliances, Sunpentown has now expanded to hundreds of products, each developed with customer's everyday comfort and ease in mind.

Sunpentown's wide selection includes air products, kitchen appliances, refrigeration, health and massage products and power generators.

How to Choose a Room Air Conditioner
Compared to large capacity central units, room air conditioners have several advantages. The initial cost of a room air conditioning unit is significantly lower than the cost of central air. Because room air conditioners are designed for cooling small spaces, operating costs are reduced. And, room air conditioners can provide personalized temperature and humidity controls that central systems cannot.

Calculating Cooling Capacity
Cooling capacity is the critical factor in properly selecting a room air conditioner. Cooling capacity is measured in British Thermal Units (BTUs) and typical models will range in capacity from 5,000 BTUs to 28,500 BTUs.

Choosing an undersized unit will overwork the unit and it will not cool properly. Choosing an oversized unit will cost more to buy and operate and it will not dehumidify properly.

We can help you to calculate capacity. Be prepared to provide specific information on:
  • Room Dimensions
  • A simple floor plan to show the location of doors and north-facing windows
  • The number of people it will serve
  • Sources of heat such as lamps, TV and appliances
  • An explanation of what's above the intended room
  • Your insulation provisions
Cooling Capacity by Room Size
Measure the length and width of the area to be cooled. Multiply the length by the width to determine square footage or square meters. When cooling rooms with uninsulated ceilings, great rooms, or southern or western sun exposures - step up to the next BTU size.
Room SizeBTU
Sq. Ft.Sq. m
15014 up to 5,000
16515 5,200

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Energy Info

This air conditioner has an Energy Efficiency Rating of 8.9 and has an estimated yearly operating cost of $112.15.

Your operating costs will depend on your utility rates and use. The estimated yearly operating cost is based on the 2011 national average cost of $.1109 cents per kWh for electricity and an estimated number of operating hours of 750 hours.

For more information, visit www.ftc.gov/appliances.


Cooling Capacity:  
12,000 BTU/Hour
Heating Capacity:  
11,000 BTU/Hour
Air Volume:  
508 m3/h Max.
Power Consumption - Cooling:  
1,355 Watts / 11.8 Amps
Power Consumption - Heating:  
1,240 Watts / 10.8 Amps
Moisture Removal:  
1.2 Liters/Hour
Window Kit Material:  
2-Pc Plastic Kit (Max. 48")
62° - 88°F
Operating Temperature - Cooling:  
62° - 95°F
Operating Temperature - Heating:  
41° - 88°F
Operating Temperature - Dehumidifying:  
55° - 95°F
Digital with Remote
Water Tank Capacity:  
Power Supply:  
115V / 60Hz / 1 Phase
Recommended Room Size:  
450 to 550 Sq. Ft.
24 Hours
Fan Speeds:  
Noise Level (H/M/L):  
R410a / 15.87 Oz.
Dimensions and Weights
Overall Width:  
18 2/5"
Overall Depth:  
15 5/8"
Overall Height:  
30 1/8"
Net Weight:  
71.0 Lbs.
Gross Weight:  
80.0 Lbs.


Note: Exhaust hose installation required (complete fitting kit for standard set up included).
Four operational modes:
  • Cooling
  • Heating
  • Dehumidifying
  • Fan
12,000 BTU cooling power.
11,000 BTU heating power (heat pump technology).
Recommended for 450 - 550 sq. ft.
Digital temperature display and remote control.
3 fan speeds.
Fire resistant PVC plastic housing.
Removes moisture for personal comfort.
Eco-friendly R410 refrigerant.
Washable air filter collects dust particles.
Casters for easy mobility.
Choice of programmable timer (24 hours) or continuous operation.
Auto-swing louvers.
Extendable exhaust hose.
Built-in water tank or continuous drainage option (hose not included).
Power cord storage.

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