Can I use a dehumidifier instead of an air conditioner?

Can I use a dehumidifier instead of an air conditioner?

A dehumidifier will remove the excess humidity without causing temperature to drop significantly. An air conditioner will reduce the humidity AND lower the temperature significantly. So, dehumidifiers are best used in situations where moisture ( humidity ) is a problem but where significant cooling is not required.

Do dehumidifiers make a room cooler?

So a dehumidifier does not generate cold air, but it does help to cool a room. It removes the humidity from the air, leaving the atmosphere cool and comfortable in the home.

Do dehumidifiers use less energy than air conditioners?

Air conditioners consume energy at a rate that is based on outdoor temperature and relative humidity. … This mode won't completely dehumidify your home but it will reduce moisture and will also use less energy than the full “Power” or “Cool” modes.