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4.4 | 122 Reviews

Frigidaire 5,000 BTU Window-Mounted Room Air Conditioner

Frigidaire FFRE053WAE

Features

  • ENERGY STAR® Certified
  • SpaceWise® Adjustable Design Optional Side Panels
  • Power Cord
  • Programmable 24-Hour On/Off Timer

Quick Specs

  • Type: Air Conditioner
  • Style: Window/wall Air Conditioner
  • Width: 16"
  • Height: 12 1/16"
  • Depth: 13 3/16"
  • Energy Star Rated: Yes
  • Cooling Power: 5000 BTUs

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ENERGY STAR® Certified Use less energy than standard air conditioners reducing your energy usage, and ultimately lowering your utility bills.

SpaceWise® Adjustable Design Optional Side Panels With the Adjustable Side Panels, the side panels will extend to best fit your window.

Power Cord Comes with an extra long three-prong cord - makes extension cords unnecessary.

Programmable 24-Hour On/Off Timer Customize times to fit your schedule for immediate comfort when you get home. The built in timer allows you to preset the unit to turn on and off in half hour increments.

Effortless™ Temperature Control Our air conditioners maintain the preset room temperature, so you will remain comfortable at all times.

Remote Control Allows you to precisely control the temperature and fan speed from across the room.

Easy-to-Clean Washable Filter Capture dust from the air and keep your air conditioner working efficiently with our easy-to-clean washable filter.

Effortless™ Restart Automatically resumes operating at its previous settings when power is restored to your unit.

Clean Filter Alert Alert notifies you when your filter needs to be cleaned so you don't have to keep track of it yourself.

Ready-Select® Controls Easily select options with the touch of a button.

Features

  • ENERGY STAR® Certified
  • SpaceWise® Adjustable Design Optional Side Panels
  • Power Cord
  • Programmable 24-Hour On/Off Timer
  • Effortless™ Temperature Control
  • Remote Control
  • Easy-to-Clean Washable Filter
  • Effortless™ Restart
  • Clean Filter Alert
  • Ready-Select® Controls
Product Line Window Air Conditioner
Power Type Electric 120v
Size 5,000 BTU
Installation Type Window Mounted
Factory Sourced
Color White
AC
Air CFM (Low) 115 CFM
Air CFM (High) 140 CFM
Air Direction Control Swing Louver
Fan Speeds - Cool 2
Filter Type Easy-to-Clean Washable Filter
Fresh Air No
Motor RPM (Low) 1,300 RPM
Motor RPM (High) 1,570 RPM
Noise Level dBA (Low) 50 dBA
Noise Level dBA (High) 56 dBA
Cabinet Louvers Yes
Exhaust Vent No
Filter Access Yes
Filter Check Indicator Yes
Rear Grill No
Slide-Out Chassis No
Window Mounting Kit Yes
Installation
Power Cord Length 72"
Electrical Specifications
Plug Type LCDI 515P
Voltage Rating 115 V
Dimensions and Volume
Height 12 1/16"
Width 16"
Depth 13 3/16"
Window Width Minimum 23"
Window Width Maximum 36"
Window Height Minimum 13"
Safety Certifications and Approvals
CSA Listed No
UL Listed Yes
ETL Listed No
Performance Certifications and Approvals
ENERGY STAR Certified Yes
Controls
Control Type Electronic
Remote Control Yes
General Specifications
Product Weight 48.45 lbs
Prop 65 Label Yes
Refrigerant Type R-32
Warranty - Labor 1 Year
Warranty - Parts 1 Year
Functions
24-Hour On/Off Timer Yes
Auto Fan Yes
Clean Air Ionizer No
Energy Saver Yes
Low Voltage Start-up Yes
Sleep Mode No
Performance
Cool Area 150 sq.
BTU (Cool) 5,000 BTU
Combined Energy Efficiency Ratio 12.1
Dehumidification - Pints per Hour 1.1

Quick Specs


  • Appearance

  • Type: Air Conditioner
  • Style: Window/wall Air Conditioner

  • Dimensions

  • Width: 16"
  • Height: 12 1/16"
  • Depth: 13 3/16"

  • Features

  • Energy Star Rated: Yes

  • Cooling Capacity

  • Cooling Power: 5000 BTUs

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4.4 out of 5

84% of reviewers recommend this product.

4 Stars

7/30/2022

Originally posted on frigidaire.com

Yes, I recommend this product

 Incentivized Review

4 Stars

Nice A/C Unit

Redwing068 7/30/2022

I am using this unit in a small room probably 150-200 square feet. This unit works nice and controls well in this room that gets a lot of sun in the morning.
Originally posted on frigidaire.com

Yes, I recommend this product

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5 Stars

lilifang 7/28/2022

excellent quality !!!
Originally posted on frigidaire.com

Yes, I recommend this product

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4 Stars

Does the job

flyingpanda 7/26/2022

Cools my small room. Is really loud so sometimes I have to put subtitles on my shows, but my speakers are also not the greatest. The filter light went on after only like 2 weeks, but I'm still using it. My luck, the second I buy a new filter, the central AC will be repaired and I won't need it any more.
Originally posted on frigidaire.com

Yes, I recommend this product

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5 Stars

7/25/2022

Originally posted on frigidaire.com

Yes, I recommend this product

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5 Stars

Perfect for 5000 BTU/hr

Farley P 7/25/2022

Easy install. No extra setup necessary. Positive and seemed pretty inexpensive. Use's R32 mildly flammable refrigerant, so still need to pay to retire it. Easy control's.Recommended.
Originally posted on frigidaire.com

Yes, I recommend this product

 Incentivized Review

5 Stars

Great little AC

Metsman 7/21/2022

Works terriffic, keeps room nice and cold even on the hottest days of this present heat wave, (95+), not loud at all and very easy to install. I highly recommend this AC unit.
Originally posted on frigidaire.com

Yes, I recommend this product

 Incentivized Review

4 Stars

Decent performer, Energy Star, but loud

Pdickau 7/20/2022

This is a compact, easy-to-install window unit, with great controls and functions. Eco and auto settings let this run in optimal settings, and the Energy Star rating means it's doing the best it can do while conserving as much energy as possible. Those settings also render the included remote control almost useless, as it basically runs itself. The one downside to this unit is how loud it is - much louder than anticipated based on its published decibel rating.
Originally posted on frigidaire.com

Yes, I recommend this product

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5 Stars

GREAT PURCHASE!

car1593 7/20/2022

Extremely efficient easily cools back part of my home of two bedrooms and a full bath, cold air! Running on ECO mode is all that's needed and setting timer for next is so convenient for those extreme hot days.
Originally posted on frigidaire.com

Yes, I recommend this product

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5 Stars

Happy Shepherd

Marley1004 7/18/2022

I bought this 5000 BTU for my German Shepherd Marley. It's just what she needed for this extremely hot summer. The thermostat works great and keeps her house at a comfortable 70 degrees. Love it!
Originally posted on frigidaire.com

Yes, I recommend this product

 Incentivized Review

5 Stars

Great window AC unit

Matt Guzman 7/18/2022

This Air Conditioning window unit is amazing so many settings and options on it and it cools down a huge living room in a home with bad AC unit in the home definitely recommend buying this
Originally posted on frigidaire.com

Yes, I recommend this product

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5 Stars

Great unit.

MannyT001 7/18/2022

Very nice unit. Low noise. Very easy use.
Originally posted on frigidaire.com

Yes, I recommend this product

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5 Stars

Excellent air conditioner

Monica S 7/18/2022

I bought a 5000 btu av unit for my dbedroom and it works perfectly. I like how all of Frigidaire remotes have the temperature display. It helps knowing what the current room temperature is.
Originally posted on frigidaire.com

Yes, I recommend this product

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4 Stars

Most everything works great, definitely a few issues with the remote

MikeJr 7/17/2022

Love the unit and even though I don't understand how people rate the noise because all a/c units make noise when running, I feel this unit is really not that loud or annoying. As for the remote, the buttons all work like they're meant too, however I think the room temp is off plus the remote sensing feature doesn't work.
Originally posted on frigidaire.com

Yes, I recommend this product

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5 Stars

Great little air conditioner

Am595 7/17/2022

We bought this air conditioner to replace the one in our bedroom that was getting very noisy. This one is so quiet you don™€™t even know it™€™s on. I™€™m very happy with it.
Originally posted on frigidaire.com

Yes, I recommend this product

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5 Stars

Love it!

Big Fan 3000 7/14/2022

This is our third Frigidaire window unit. We bought one like this five years ago, which is still going strong. We use it to keep our bedrooms cool a night and it does the job well - and saves us money! The thermostat is a must and works great. This one is loaded with a variety of useful features, including more nuanced settings than our earlier thermostat model, plus it's smaller and sleeker than previous models. It was also also a very good price comparatively. Definitely recommend.
Originally posted on frigidaire.com

Yes, I recommend this product

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5 Stars

Lolo91 7/13/2022

Works well, easy to use and very quiet. Helps keep my baby asleep.
Originally posted on frigidaire.com

Yes, I recommend this product

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5 Stars

Consistent product line. Quality =dependability.

Uncle Bri 7/10/2022

This unit cools quietly and efficiently. I'd recommend it and the larger AC units by Frigidaire that we own.
Originally posted on frigidaire.com

Yes, I recommend this product

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4 Stars

Bad wings

Winks 7/9/2022

Air conditioner works just fine, Hard to get a good window fit. Needed to do a lot of improvising. Wings are junk.
Originally posted on frigidaire.com

Yes, I recommend this product

5 Stars

Frigidaire 500 btu Window Air Conditioner!!

MrsDebra 7/9/2022

NOTHING BEATS FRIGIDAIRE!!We have used so many other brands in air conditioners, and none comes close. This pumps more air and more cold air than the other 5 brands we have purchased.The extended warranty is a minimal price and is another great feature from Frigidaire!!I would give this 6 stars if I could with its functioning and all of the great features!Thank You, Frigidaire!!
Originally posted on frigidaire.com

Yes, I recommend this product

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5 Stars

Fridgidaire 5,000 BTU

LT5406 7/9/2022

Very quiet and efficient airconditioner, would buy again.
Originally posted on frigidaire.com

Yes, I recommend this product

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5 Stars

7/7/2022

Originally posted on frigidaire.com

Yes, I recommend this product

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5 Stars

Great simple a/c for a small room

queendaas 7/7/2022

Does everything it needs to with a decent amount of options. Fan is a little on the louder side (even on low) so we don't use auto so it's a constant white noise at night. Cools our small bedroom down quickly (although, it's only a few feet larger than a king bed).
Originally posted on frigidaire.com

Yes, I recommend this product

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3 Stars

Not Top Drawer

RSquared 7/7/2022

Love the eco mode. However at bit under-powered for a 100 squared foot room. Front panel lights difficult to read from across the room. Hard to read "mode" from 8 feet. Very, very noisy. Would not buy again.
Originally posted on frigidaire.com

No, I do not recommend this product

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3 Stars

Where does the water drain? Model FFRE053WAE

ldyayan 7/6/2022

Noisy, but I would like to know where is the water going? I did see some condensation along the side of the unit and a little on the panels. I see no water dripping anywhere. Nothing in the windowsill and Ground is dry. It has been running for hours. It is also very humid with a dew point over 70.
Originally posted on frigidaire.com

No, I do not recommend this product

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5 Stars

Dm227 7/5/2022

Great ac, cools off bedroom fan is not loud at all, highly recommend
Originally posted on frigidaire.com

Yes, I recommend this product

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5 Stars

Works great

Kevin8547 6/29/2022

Met my expectations. Easy install. Just what we needed in a small room that became uncomfortably hot in the afternoon and evening.
Originally posted on frigidaire.com

Yes, I recommend this product

 Incentivized Review

3 Stars

Thought it would be quiet

wcsjr123 6/26/2022

Works ok as far as cooling. On low speed, the motor makes a very irritating high pitch squealing noise, intermittently. This usually occurs at night as the unit is in my bedroom!
Originally posted on frigidaire.com

No, I do not recommend this product

 Incentivized Review

5 Stars

Great little AC

Jennl78 6/25/2022

This was an emergency buy, but what a great buy it was. Perfect size and works fantastic. Can't go wrong with this little AC
Originally posted on frigidaire.com

Yes, I recommend this product

 Incentivized Review

3 Stars

Just okay

Radiate 6/25/2022

I™€™d read in some reviews that this AC doesn™€™t get very cool and I was hoping that they were wrong, but I unfortunately agree. My room is about 9x10, and it takes so long for it to cool down even a degree or two, even when it™€™s not that hot. The air coming out doesn™€™t even feel that cool which is disappointing. I wouldn™€™t really recommend it and kind of wish I™€™d spent more to get something better. I have a very old Frigidaire that works great, but as they say, they don™€™t make things like they used to.
Originally posted on frigidaire.com

No, I do not recommend this product

 Incentivized Review

5 Stars

AC

Bedroom ac 6/24/2022

Love this AC unit. Second purchase, my first one was in a house fire. Sorry to say though even though I had the Xtra insurance on it. Still did not cover it. Was disappointed on that.
Originally posted on frigidaire.com

Yes, I recommend this product

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5 Stars

great product

JSR6 6/22/2022

I needed another air conditioner for a bedroom and didn't hesitate to buy another Frigidaire. They are quiet and are reliable.
Originally posted on frigidaire.com

Yes, I recommend this product

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2 Stars

What am I doing wrong?

John1314 6/19/2022

I cannot seem to get out of the ECO mode. I have reset, tried the on/off button(which doesn't turn the unit off), I cannot get any other buttons to function. Please help. Thank you.
Originally posted on frigidaire.com

No, I do not recommend this product

3 Stars

not as good as old one

snowboss 6/13/2022

If you had a 5000 btu before, you will want to buy atleast a 6000 or 8000 btu for the same space . The new 5000 don't cool as good.
Originally posted on frigidaire.com

No, I do not recommend this product

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5 Stars

Wambadda 6/11/2022

I've had the unit for less than a month and it works perfectly
Originally posted on frigidaire.com

Yes, I recommend this product

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5 Stars

Ice cold air

Bo77 6/11/2022

This a/c is nice and quiet. I love the way it turns off when it reaches the set temp. Hope it lasts as long as our previous Frigidaire a)c did
Originally posted on frigidaire.com

Yes, I recommend this product

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5 Stars

Great features and function

Molatech 6/9/2022

I couldn't have asked for more. Works well in a fairly large bedroom. Quiet operation across all fan speeds. The remote and remote sensing work great as well as the electronic controls and something I could only find those features on higher priced units. And the energy efficiency is fantastic. I can definitely recommend this product.
Originally posted on frigidaire.com

Yes, I recommend this product

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3 Stars

A little loud, but ok

runelighter 6/8/2022

a little loud for me. remote control not really pleasant to look at
Originally posted on frigidaire.com

No, I do not recommend this product

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5 Stars

6/5/2022

Originally posted on frigidaire.com

Yes, I recommend this product

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5 Stars

Satisfied

Dymond 5/31/2022

I was needing a AC window unit ASAP...this my 1st Frigidaire purchase and am overly satisfied at the quality and performance...so pleased to have a promote as well as manual access...great buy for the price...thinking about buying another one for my backroom...THANKS
Originally posted on frigidaire.com

Yes, I recommend this product

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4 Stars

cools my office

Russe 5/30/2022

Cools my small office very well - only issue is it is very noisy.I would like more it if the fan were quieter
Originally posted on frigidaire.com

Yes, I recommend this product

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4 Stars

Lynne S 5/29/2022

Great size. Cools well. I feel the remote is useless unless your close enough to see what you want.
Originally posted on frigidaire.com

Yes, I recommend this product

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5 Stars

Great bedroom window unit

Minddetergent 5/29/2022

Coming from central AC, the features are wonderful for maintaining a comfort level in areas that matter most. A little louder than expected, but the energy savings, eco mode and remote a well worth it. I use similar models throughout the home.
Originally posted on frigidaire.com

Yes, I recommend this product

 Incentivized Review

5 Stars

window a/c

MWayneT 5/26/2022

I purchased the Frigidaire unit because I have had good service with them in the past and because they are made in the USA.
Originally posted on frigidaire.com

Yes, I recommend this product

 Incentivized Review

5 Stars

to be honest!

justin4644 5/11/2022

the only reason i've given this review 5 stars is the fact that Frigidaire Support team is pretty great, the 1st (5,000 BTU Window-Mounted Room Air Conditioner) i got went out after 1 1/1 years of use, the 2nd one i own is working great
Originally posted on frigidaire.com

Yes, I recommend this product

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5 Stars

amazing cooling

pd44 5/2/2022

I replace an old window a/c unit with a more energy efficient model which does an amazing job cooling the bed room.
Originally posted on frigidaire.com

Yes, I recommend this product

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5 Stars

My early Mother's day surprise.

Pplady 4/30/2022

My wonderful daughter gave this to me. Mine was no longer cooling. I love the digital with remote. Works well. Much cooler room now with the outside temp over 80. Thanks
Originally posted on frigidaire.com

Yes, I recommend this product

 Incentivized Review

1 Stars

I Had To Replace 3 5,000 BTU

SF26 4/28/2022

I had problems with all 3 of these units. I will not be purchasing this brand anymore.
Originally posted on frigidaire.com

No, I do not recommend this product

5 Stars

Cat1958 4/17/2022

It's great cooled and maintained temp. consistently
Originally posted on frigidaire.com

Yes, I recommend this product

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5 Stars

Red2447 10/15/2021

This little Air Conditioner is Perfect for my Art Studio, sometimes when it was Hot I would have to Stop Painting . Since I got this Frigidaire window air conditioner it stays wonderfully Cool.Thank you for such a Great Product.
Originally posted on frigidaire.com

Yes, I recommend this product

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