Best Evaporative Air Coolers
If you’re looking for an effective way to cool a room without the cost of an aircon unit, an evaporative air cooler may be just the right thing. To learn more about evaporative air coolers, also known as ‘swamp coolers’, check out our Air Coolers Buying Guide. In this article we’ll simply look at the top 10 air coolers that our customers love.
1. Devola 48L Evaporative Swamp Air Cooler
The Devola DVCL48P is the best of the best when it comes to evaporative air coolers. It is the perfect choice for indoor and semi-outdoor environments like warehouses, shops, gyms, covered patios, and gazebos.
It has a 48 litre water tank capacity and can cool spaces that are up to 60m2. It offers extremely effective cooling thanks to its 3 fan speeds, vertical oscillating louvres, and 3 side honeycomb pads.
You don’t have to sacrifice efficient cooling for energy savings. This unit only uses 140 watts in cooling mode to move 2,000m3 of air per hour, making it one of the most energy-efficient evaporative air coolers on the market.
2. Honeywell CL48PM Indoor/Outdoor Air Cooler
Honeywell are a name you can trust across the board for all your home appliances. The Honeywell CL48PM is a powerful evaporative air cooler, great for indoor and semi-outdoor spaces up to 57m2.
The continuous water supply option, combined with the built in overflow protection, means that this unit is great for long periods of unattended operation. This makes it perfect for busy spaces in need of cooling like gyms, commercial kitchens, garden parties, and more.
With 3 fan speeds and adjustable humidity control you have ultimate comfort no matter your personal preference.
3. Symphony Diet 3D 20i Tower Air Cooler
If you’re looking for a budget option, the Symphony Diet 20i has a smaller price tag without compromising efficiency. As you would expect, it doesn’t have all of the mod cons as other, more expensive, models but it still provides effective cooling for rooms up to 13m2.
With a height width of just 83cm, the Symphony doesn’t need a lot of space. This means you can squeeze it into a corner and still feel the effect.
4. Honeywell 30L Portable Evaporative Air Cooler
The TC30PE is the perfect choice for spot cooling a small to medium sized space. Lightweight and slim, this stylish unit won’t take up excessive space while still providing effective cooling. What’s more, thanks to its wide angle louvres for maximum cooling coverage.
It also benefits from an easy-access water fill door so refilling the tank is pain free. You can move this unit wherever it’s needed thanks to 4 durable castor wheels, and you don’t have to constantly get up to change the settings thanks to the remote control. However, if you’d prefer to go to the unit (or you lose the remote!) the handy digital control panel is easy to use.
5. Prem-I-Air 3.5L Evaporative Air Cooler
While this may look like a children’s toy, the Prem-I-Air is a reliable air cooler for rooms up to 20m2. It has 3 fan speeds and an automatic swing function to distribute the cooled air evenly. Looking for an extra boost? It also comes with 2 ice packs to take your cooled air to the next level.
6. Koolbreeze Koolmist 300 Evaporative Misting Fan Cooler
The sleek, stylish Koolbreeze Koolmist utilises the latest innovations in air cooling to provide powerful, even cooling with low noise. With a high speed blower and small footprint it is the ideal, economical answer to cooling medium size offices, small shops, or other work areas looking for style as well as performance.
While air coolers aren’t known for their quiet running, the Koolmist 300 will only ever reach 55dB, making it one of the quietest available. It doesn’t achieve this lower sound at the cost of lower power. It has a longer airflow, higher air output, and twin automatic louvres for effective cooling felt all around the room.
7. MasterKool iKool 13L Air Cooler
Sometimes your fan just isn’t a match for an intense heatwave and you need something more powerful. This is where the MasterKool iKool comes in. This quiet, reliable unit provides a cost-effective solution to summer temperatures. It’s a great choice for homes and small offices alike.
Now introducing the new mosquito function! With this function turned on, the MasterKool will emit a high pitch noise that humans can’t hear to deter mosquitos and other small insects. This will keep your room cool and bug free.
8. Symphony DiET8i Evaporative Air Cooler
The Symphony DiET8i combines 3 functions in one streamlined unit. It is an air cooler, humidifier, and air cleaner that doesn’t require any venting or permanent installation. It’s perfect for medium to large sized rooms, or just keep it all for yourself! It works straight from the box so simply lift and go.
9. Devola 80L Evaporative Swamp Air Cooler
The top spot on our list went to the 48L Devola Swamp Cooler, but what about if you need to cool a bigger room? The 80L Devola Swamp Cooler can cool rooms up to a whopping 120m2. It has an impressive 80L water tank meaning you can cool a larger space without having to fill up more often. This means it’s a great solution for large outdoor and semi-outdoor environments.
As with the smaller model, the 80L version has 3 fan speeds and high efficiency side honeycomb pads.
10. Broughton Evaporative Air Cooler
If you need an air cooler for large commercial purposes, the Broughton Evaporative Cooler will fit the bill. This easy to use unit is built to cope with everything, while not sticking out in your office, boardroom, or professional kitchen. It’s massive cooling ability can be used for spot, process, or comfort cooling, and will quickly return the space to a comfortable level for everyone.
Need to cool more than one room? It can do that too! The amazing Multi-Area cooling capabilities means you can vent the cooled air up to 20m away.