The Hotpoint AH12E12D3B PTAC unit requires a grille and wall sleeve for new installations. However, if you are replacing a PTAC unit, your current grille and sleeve may be fine. Its cooling capacity is 12,000 BTUs and features a 10.7 EER rating. Its 20 amp, 208/230-volt power cord will deliver 3.4 kW of electric backup heat.
As an owner/operator, you have temperature limiting options that allow you to select one of four temperature ranges for total comfort and peak efficiency. Hotpoint also offers Intuitive Display, allowing owners and guests to customize their preferred settings on the easy-to-use control panel easily. The control panel features soft-touch pads to select the temperature, mode, and fan speed easily. Indicator lights display mode, fan speeds, and an LCD display for temperature. The unit can display temperature at either °F or °C.
In the event of a power failure, the Auto Power Recovery feature on Hotpoint PTAC units will automatically restart your unit in the mode it was in when power was lost. They also offer Freeze and Frost Protection to help keep your unit in top condition. A sensor on the indoor coil monitors the coil temperature and turns the compressor off until the coil warms up. The fan will continue running when this occurs. A nine-point diagnostic code system helps quickly identify your unit's service needs.
Other standard features for the Hotpoint PTAC units include:
- Remote Thermostat Capability
- Central Desk Control Capability
- Removable Filters for easy maintenance
- Tangential fan for smooth airflow and low sound
New installations require a rear grille and a wall sleeve.