Packaged terminal air conditioner

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A packaged terminal air conditioner (PTAC) is a kind of self-contained heating and air conditioning system. It is commonly found in hotels, motels, senior housing facilities, hospitals, condominiums, apartment buildings, add-on rooms & sunrooms. Many PTACs are designed to be installed in a wall. They have vents and heat sinks both inside and outside. Different standard dimensions are found in the market including 42×16 inches, 36x15 inches, and 40x15 inches.

History[change | change source]

The first practical packaged terminal air conditioner was invented by engineers at Chrysler Motors.[1]

Sources[change | change source]

  1. "Room-size Air Conditioner Fits Under Window Sill". Popular Mechanics. Hearst Magazines. June 1935. pp. 885–. ISSN 0032-4558. Retrieved 17 November 2015.