Friedrich SL28N30

SL28N30 Kuhl 27800 BTU Energy Star Rated Window Air Conditioner With Nightlight Mode, 8-Way Airflow Control, Automatic Fan Speed Adjustment & Optional Wired Wall Thermostat

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Friedrich SL28N30 Kuhl 27800 BTU Energy Star Rated Window Air Conditioner With Nightlight Mode, 8-Way Airflow Control, Automatic Fan Speed Adjustment & Optional Wired Wall Thermostat
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Quick Specs:
Model
Brand: Friedrich
SKU: SL28N30
Stock Id: SID254800
Series: Kuhl Series
Appearance
Type: Window or Wall
Chassis Type: Slide Out
Dimensions
Width: 28"
Height: 20.19"
Depth: 35.5"
Features
Energy Star: Yes
Control Type: Digital
Volts: 230/208 Volts
Heat: No
Plug Type: 6-20P
Cooling Capacity: 27500
Technical Details
Cooling Capacity (BTU): 27800
Energy Efficiency Rating: 9.4
ADA Compliant: No
CFM Room Circulation: 600
Maximum Cooling Amps: 13.5
Maximum Cooling Watts: 2926
Series: Kuhl
Wall Sleeve Included: No
Wireless Remote Controller: Included
PTAC: No
Window Type: Standard

Friedrich air conditioners are hard-working and hard-wearing. Their commercial-grade products are the first choice for tough environments, from oil rigs to the Kennedy Space Center. Constructed from the highest-quality materials and components, these units are built to exacting standards - yet they are among the quietest and most energy-efficient available.


Features:

Comfort and Convenience

  • Control your unit from your smartphone, computer or tablet.
  • Create customized 7-day schedules.
  • 24-hour timer.
  • Optional wired wall thermostat.
  • Group units for zone or centralized control using FriedrichLink.
  • 3 cooling and fan speeds.
  • Automatic fan speed adjustment.
  • Comfortwatch technology samples the air to more accurately maintain the set temperature.
  • 8-way airflow control.
  • Display set point or room temperature.
  • LCD panel auto dims when not in use.
  • Nightlight mode.

Durability

  • Scratch resistant, painted 20-gauge steel cabinet resists corrosion and rust.
  • Solid sleeve top keeps out falling debris.
  • Solid steel blower wheel housing.
  • Commercial grade fan motor run at lower temps for longer life.
  • Fan motor is totally enclosed for maximum protection.
  • Exclusive aluminum rear grille protects against vandalism and damage.
  • Firm grip handles for easier installation and maintenance.
  • Aluminum endplates prevent rust.
  • Solid steel base pans and inner walls.
  • Robust construction does not rely on outer sleeve for support.

Sound Reduction Technology

  • Extra thick rubber grommets absorb vibration and reduce noise inside, while steel inner walls and extra dense insulation block outdoor noise.
  • Unique airflow path minimizes operating sound.
  • Larger discharge vents allow conditioned air to move more quietly.

Installation Features

  • Can be installed in window or thru-the-wall (depending on wall thickness).
  • Slideout chassis design, including firm grip handles, makes installation and maintenance much easier.
  • Rugged hardboard side panels allow for a more permanent installation.
  • Front cover designed to allow power cord to exit left or right out of the unit.
  • Heavy-duty installation hardware.
  • Front cover attaches easily and securely; nut driver included.
  • Powercord can run left or right for more installation options.

Superior Filtration

  • Advanced dual-stage carbon superior filtration system removes allergens, odors, ozone and other impurities from the air.
  • In lab testing, combining the the optional carbon filter with the standard antimicrobial filter achieved a superior air filtration rating of MERV 6.
  • Fresh air and exhaust vents offer additional air quality control.
  • Maintenance made easy by hinged filter door access, and a check filter reminder.

Safety and Security Features

  • EntryGard anti-intrusion protection prevents kick-in by securing the unit in the sleeve; a protective rear grille shields the unit.
  • Insect barrier keeps out smaller intruders.
  • LCDI power cord.
  • Protective rear grille.

Earth Friendly

  • Smart Grid Capable.
  • Two optional energy management schedules.
  • Auto Fan mode saves money by conserving energy.
  • Ozone-friendly R-410A refrigerant.
  • RoHS compliant.
  • ENERGY STAR qualified.
  • Recyclable packaging.

Unique Digital Control System

  • Precision control over all Kuhl's functions.

Specifications:

Specifications
Cooling Capacity:27,800/27,000 BTU
Heating Capacity:N/A
Volts Rated:230/208 Volts
Cooling Amps:13.5/14.4 Amps
Cooling Watts:2,926/2,872 Watts
Heating Amps:N/A
Heating Watts:N/A
Energy Efficiency Ratio (ERR):9.4/9.4
COP:N/A
Moisture Removal:8.5 Pints/Hr.
Room Side Air Circulation:600 CFM
Sleeve Type:L
Net Weight:193 Lbs.
Shipping Weight:214 Lbs.
Circuit Rating/Breaker
Circuit Rating Breaker or T-D Fuse:250V - 20A
Plug Face (NEMA#):6-20P
Power Cord Length:6 Ft.
Dimensions
Overall Width:28"
Overall Depth with Front:35 1/2"
Overall Height:20 3/16"
Shell Depth To Louvers:16 1/2"
Min. Extension Into Room:5 3/8"
Min. Extension Outside:18 15/16"
Window Width:29 7/8" Min. - 42" Max.
In-Wall Finished Hole Width:28 1/4"
In-Wall Finished Hole Depth:15 1/8" Max.
In-Wall Finished Hole Height:20 3/8"

Friedrich SL28N30 Reviews & Ratings

SL28N30 Kuhl 27800 BTU Energy Star Rated Window Air Conditioner With Nightlight Mode, 8-Way Airflow Control, Automatic Fan Speed Adjustment & Optional Wired Wall Thermostat is rated 3.9302 out of 5 by 43.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from GREAT UNIT!! Installing this unit takes a little common sense and good judgement. Once its installed properly you'll find that the noise level is low. As for Cooling the room it is powerful and cools the room fast. This A/C is programable and has numerous settings. The remote is sleek with a nice vivid screen. Construction of the unit is commercial grade. Built to last. Only real downside to this A/C is that the Wifi controlability is not ready to go yet. Stores are advertising this as WiFi ready. Poor Advertising on and misinformation on Friedrichs part. Just a helpful hint.....Get the propper size unit for your room so that its not overkill or too small.
Date published: 2012-06-22
Rated 3 out of 5 by from This product is a mixed bag I bought a 24,000 btu kul unit in NYC. The summers are very humid and this product does the job keeping the room kool and removes moisture. The cons of the item is that it is externally noisy but internally quiet. My neighbor complains about noise outside the house-- but it does not bother me, since my house is cool. Otherwise, I am angry that the fredrich link is advertised but cannot be purchased anywhere-- the link does not exist on itunes or anywhere else. How can A company sell the idea of remote control and then does not offer it to consumers-- its like the cart before the horse-- Fredrich should deliever--- dont sel what doesnt exist
Date published: 2012-07-18
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Secret: Wireless is Optional and Costs Extra I read the web site and loved the idea of wireless contol from my smart phone. Despite the cost - twice what other similar capacity units cost - i bought the Kuhl only to find out that wireless control is an optional feature! I thought surely this is my fault; I must have breezed by the disclaimers. I just re-read the web and no, not my fault. Freidrich is misleading customers. I'm disappointed. It's beneath the brands stature. With regards to the unit, it's quiet and effective, but the users manual is cryptic. Even the installer couldn't figure out how to use the timer.
Date published: 2012-07-19
Rated 4 out of 5 by from This is a great unit I really like this unit except for one thing that I think could be improved. The remote control is great, but I wish it would have the temp sensor in the remote instead of in the main unit. My gas stove has this and it works much better.. I have this unit mounted up high on the wall where the bottom of the unit is 8 feet from the floor. I use this in my sun room and it has a vaulted ceiling. When using the heat option, I have to set the temp to 94 degrees in order to have a comfortable temp at a sitting level. However, it works just fine when using the a/c.
Date published: 2012-05-10
Rated 3 out of 5 by from EQ08N11 has tons of high tech features but lacking practical low tech ones... This A/C looks amazing and satisfies a need I have in my small bedroom for supplemental heat so it is perfect in those respects. It doesn't (yes DOESN'T) have a way to view what the temp is in the room. You can only guess the room temp and then enter in the temp that you want the room to be. It also DOESNT (yes i said DOESN'T) have a vent to circulate the air so get ready for some dry air. The LCD screen can only display 2 numbers so be prepared to be pressing lots of buttons. The heater works but doesn't get very hot. The A/C is very powerful and overall I like the unit. I just need to deal with its faults. Oh yea, don't forget the separate $50 mounting kit if you plan to install it in a window because you don't get the louvers with the unit.
Date published: 2012-04-26
Rated 2 out of 5 by from a shame Optional Wi-Fi control from a smart phone IS NOT OPTIONAL, THIS OPTION SIMPLY DOES NOT EXIST. The manual says you need a so called"Friedrich link" to enable it, well this "Friedrich link" does not exist either, the company hasn't invented it yet. Among other things, what I really hate is false marketing, what a shame, especially for a product like this that is almost impossible to return. Also, this AC is really loud. You would expect it to be at least average noise level since its $600, but really, its loud. its also VERY heavy and HARD to install. The manual is very hard to read too. I don't usually write reviews but this item is very disappointing. Pros: To be fair, it is a bit better looking then most A/Cs and does cool the room rather quickly.
Date published: 2012-05-17
Rated 4 out of 5 by from good features my unit was missing the screwdriver which was supposed to come inside the front panel when delivered so my installer used a regular screwdriver which stripped the threading. As a result the front panel vibrates away from the unit when compressor comes on. Needless to say it has been very irritating . Still waiting for a replacement front panel. Apparently it came but was the wrong panel. I hope this gets resolved soon so I may have positive feelings about buying a Fredrich air conditioner, Thanking you in advance
Date published: 2012-05-11
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Very Disappointed ! I bought your Kühl SS10M10 last year (2011) because it was supposed to be very quiet. It was very NOISY from the beginning and the installer said that I needed a new grill which you sent me. It cools the rooms beautifully, but It is so noisy when the cooling is on, not when just the fan is on. Later, a service person said it was the compressor that was noisy. I was so pleased with your previous generation of this model that I had for several and finally decided to get a new one. I just wished this one was as quiet as the old one I had for so many years. I cannot imagine Friedrich selling a product as noisy as the newest Kühl SS10M10. This unit has been a big disappointment, but I guess I will keep it and deal with it. Does your quality control people check for this type of problem?
Date published: 2012-06-11
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