Black & Decker BPACT14WT Portable Air Conditioner Review

Black and Decker 14000 BTU. 

The new Black & Decker BPACT14WT is a powerful, 3-in-1 portable air conditioner.

For a 14,000 BTU unit it’s reasonably priced ~ reading through reviews I saw that buyers used it for home offices, living rooms, dorm rooms and basements.

It’s also great for homes with open layouts or high ceilings.

As a 14k unit, the it is the most popular large-room AC ~ for smaller rooms there’s four other size models (with some including heat!).

  • BPACT08WT:  8000 BTU (150 sq. ft.)
  • BPACT10WT: 10000 BTU (250 sq. ft.)
  • BPACT12WT: 12000 BTU (400 sq. ft.)
  • BPACT14WT: 14000 BTU (550 sq. ft.)
  • BPACT14HWT: 14000 BTU w/ heater

All units offer 3-in-1 functionality.

air conditioning, dehumidify, fan mode

What’s surprising is how affordable it is compared to other 14000 BTU units.

Overall I think it’s a good option for anyone looking for a high-powered cooling unit in their home or office.

** FYI — many online descriptions have incorrect info. Stats listed are from Black & Decker’s website.

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Black and Decker BPACT14WT Review:

The Black & Decker 14,000 BTU unit is designed for generating fast air-flow.

It’s very good at maintaining cooler temperatures, especially for long durations of 5+ hours.

Power: 14,000 BTU

Coverage: 400 – 550 sq. ft.

Room size: 25 x 27 ft.

All models come w/ a remote control and allow you to set a desired room temperature.

other portable units have a remote, but only to increase/decrease power

Buyers confirm that once you set the room temp, the BPACT14WT will run at max speed initially (which can be a little loud), but quickly achieves your desired temp in 10-20 mins.

Once it has cooled the temperature it’s able to operate quietly and maintain the room temp.

Temperature: 62°F – 88°F

Here’s a few scenarios which I think Black & Decker BPACT14WT is ideal for:

large living rooms, home offices, basements, classrooms, shared living areas (such as dorms)

It comes 95% preassembled which makes it super easy to install.

Buyers say it takes only 10-15 mins!

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What’s included:

  • BPACT14WT Unit (83.7 lbs)
  • Window kit w/ exhaust hose
    • Hose is 5 ft. long
  • Water drain hose
  • LCD Remote control
  • 4 caster wheels

Black and Decker Portable AC Unit:

  • Cooling: 14000 BTU
  • Area Size: 400 – 550 sq. ft.
  • Rooms: 25 x 27 ft.
  • Temperature: 62°F – 88°F
  • Adjustable temp settings
  • R410a : eco-friendly refrigerant
  • Washable air filters
  • Compatible w/ most windows
    • Double hung
    • Sliding windows
  • Caster wheels = portable ac
  • Multiple speeds

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Black and Decker 14000 BTU Portable Air Conditioner:

The Black and Decker Portable AC units have very good buyer ratings online.

Compared to similar-size 14,000 BTU air conditioners I think the BPACT14WT is middle-of-the-road — You can easily spot options that are cheaper or more expensive.

However, this is a model that’s been around for a while.

It was a top seller in 2019 and I expect it to be a top portable ac in 2020.

The downside is that it’s a little louder than others I’ve reviewed, but that’s to be expected w/ larger size units.

For anyone needing to cool large, residential areas I think the Black and Decker BPACT14WT is worth considering — it’s fast at cooling and maintains room temperature as good as any.

It also has tons of positive buyer reviews!

Let us know what you think in the comments below!

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