Really Kühl Air Conditioner App
Room AC unit can be operated via mobile app.
May 22, 2012 by Lisa Montgomery

The dog days of summer are upon us, and Friedrich welcomes the heat wholeheartedly, thanks to a new, smart room AC unit the company has manufactured. The Kühl is a smart grid-enabled, smartphone or computer controllable room AC unit. Using a mobile app, users can set customized 7-day schedules and make adjustments to the settings on the go. The high-tech air conditioners can even be grouped together into temperature zones, functioning like a central air conditioning system. “There’s no more worrying about the family pet during a sudden heat wave or stressing out about energy costs when you’re out of town,” says Jane Deming, Friedrich marketing manager.

And unlike many room AC units which are a real eyesore, the Kühl ACs comes with the option of colorful front panels: deep red, designer white, black onyx, cobalt blue, pink diamond and classic beige. The panels retails for $49.99 each.

Friedrich expects the Kühl air conditioners to retail for $599 to $2,499, and Wi-Fi access to add $39.

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Lisa Montgomery - Contributing Writer
Lisa Montgomery has been writing about home technology for 15 years, with a focus on the impact of electronics on a modern lifestyle.

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