Friedrich Chill Premier Review.
The Friedrich Chill Premier 12,000 BTU is quickly becoming a top seller online.
Its come down in price since last year — buyers love its affordable price and high-end functions.
As a medium-size window ac, it is very quiet + designed w/ the newest energy efficient tech — it is Energy Star rated and includes full Wi-Fi “smart” controls via mobile app.
Friedrich QuietMaster technology is engineered to reduce noise 25% (compared to other 12000 BTU units). Buyers say it quickly cools their medium-size room in 10-12 mins and most are surprised how quietly it is able to run, even on higher speeds.
There are multiple sizes available – Friedrich Chill Premier prices on Amazon range from $249 to $949.
For my review I will focus on the Friedrich Chill Premier CCF12A10A.
Friedrich Chill Premier 12,000 BTU Air Conditioner:
As Energy Star rated units, the Friedrich Chill Premier air conditioners have advanced features.
- Mobile app connectivity
- QuietMaster Technology
- 8-way air flow controls
- Auto speed/mode
- Sleep settings
They also include a “MoneySaver” mode — decreases energy usage by running the fan w/ the air conditioner.
By running both simultaneously, the air conditioner requires significantly less energy to operate.
** FYI — MoneySaver mode is good for maintaining room temps, not initial cooling.
Compared to similar-size units the Friedrich Chill Premier Series air conditioners are the best energy efficient window air conditioner units available.
Here is what you can expect to save annually (compared to similar size units).
CCF05A10A (5200 BTU): $41 per year
CCF06A10A (6000 BTU): $45 per year
CCF08A10A (8000 BTU): $60 per year
CCF10A10A (10000 BTU): $75 per year
CCF12A10A (12000 BTU): $90 per year
Even though the unit itself is more expensive, you will likely save money long-term.
You can expect the Chill Premier Series air conditioners to last 6+ years.
Friedrich Chill Premier Air Conditioner Review:
As energy efficient units, the Friedrich Chill Premier air conditioners are engineered for the quietest performance.
Each is designed with QuietMaster® Technology.
- Heavy-duty insulation for sound absorption
- Designed for optimized, internal air-flow
- Wide AC air vents to limit front-panel noise
- Hardened sheet metal construction for blocking external noise
- Counterweights for limiting vibration between parts
Compared to similar-size units, the Friedrich Chill Premier Series air conditioners operate 25% quieter.
Buyers confirm that they are significantly quieter than they expected.
Friedrich Chill CCF12A10A Review:
Buyers really love the mobile app functionality — it is very easy to connect the Friedrich Chill Premier to your home WiFi.
After downloading the Friedrich app, you can use the Climate Control feature to choose the exact room temperature you want — select your desired temp and let the AC do the rest!
Mobile App Controls:
- Turn on/off (from anywhere)
- Climate control feature
- Switch operation modes
- Activate dehumidifier (1.50 pints/hr)
- Increase/decrease speed or power
- Set timer function
You can also sync w/ Amazon Alexa or Google Home for voice control.
Friedrich Chill Premier Review:
- AC Model: CCF12A10A
- Power: 12,000 BTU
- Room size: 400 – 550
- Voltage: 115v
- Efficiency (EER): 12.1
- QuietMaster technology
- Energy Star rated models
- New sleep mode
- Wi-Fi “smart” mobile app controls
- Dehumidifier removes 36 pints daily
- R410A refrigerant
- 8-way air flow control
Friedrich Chill Premier CCF12A10A:
The Friedrich Chill Premier Series units have good online ratings.
Of all the features, buyers love the quiet operation and mobile app function the most — they operate 25% quieter than similar units and let you change settings from anywhere with your smart phone.
It is also very energy efficiency.
Friedrich Chill CCF12A10A will save you approximately $90 per year on energy costs (compared to similar 12,000 BTU window air conditioner units).
Buyers like its ability to quickly cool large rooms and is good for maintaining temps (without constantly cycling on/off).
If you can afford the higher price tag, I think one of the Friedrich Chill Premier Series air conditioners are worth considering.