“Ideally, you may want the unit close to a window for best installation,” says Forbus. The SereneLife stands just below 3 toes tall and has a 17 x 13-inch footprint. It has easy-rolling casters, though, and the sides are easy to grip, making it a snap to move round the home. Don’t expect it to be the quietest air conditioner on the market—with a rated noise level round fifty seven dB, it could seem louder in actual operation, typically whining like a vacuum cleaner. Nonetheless, it’s pretty compact and comes with a distant so you’ll find a way to operate it from across the room, though there’s additionally a simple control panel on the highest of the unit as nicely.