5 Best Fan Heater Combo Reviews

5 Reviews of the Best Fan Heater Combo and Air Conditioner and Heater Combo Units.

Whether you are looking for a Space heater or Tower Fan with Heating and Cooling for your bedroom, living room or office. This review tells you all you need to know about the top 5 Best Combination Fan and Heaters and Air Conditioner and Heater Combo Units on the market today.

We don’t just focus on the good parts. You will learn the best and worst things about these Fan Heater Combo’s. We also go through the functionality, cost, suitability, pro’s and cons so you can work out which one suits your particular needs

Looking for a Tower fan with Heating and Cooling?

These days it pays to have a product that can do more than just one operation. That’s where a Fan With Heating And Cooling or Portable Air Conditioner Heater Combo works twice as hard for you. You get the comfort in summer and winter from the same product, which can save you a lot of money in the long run.

tower fan with heating and cooling

What is the Cooling System?

Some products say that they have heating and cooling when in reality their product is just a heater with an oscillating fan. They still class their product as “heating and cooling” because the “cooling” effect is an effective air mover. So to be clear – The cooling is not like an air conditioner unit, it doesn’t chill the existing air.  Saying that, it does make a huge difference when used correctly, you can save a lot of money by using a fan well.

Fans used in the right way can dramatically cool your house down dependent on your climate, your houses’ insulation, what time of the day you require cooling and your internal body temperature. The fan uses very little electricity. How much? We have worked it all out in another article for you.

Even the old space fan heaters have a fan. The difference between the ability of a normal space heater fan and these Fan Heater Combo’s is mostly the oscillating function and better technology within the fan itself. This moves the air around much better and cools quicker.

Evaporative Systems

Evaporative cooling systems are air conditioners that pump water past filters making them wet, which a fan blows passed which cools the air down. These systems are best for dry climates and are very economical to run. They require water to work, meaning there is usually a water tank within the unit that you will need to fill when empty. Larger units require water to be plumbed into them.

Refrigerated Systems

Refrigerated cooling systems are air conditioners that use a compressor with refrigerated gas that cools the air down. These systems are best for humid climates but are more expensive to run. These systems don’t need water to work but require a flexible air hose to be installed in a nearby window to blow the heat out of your house.

best heater and cooling fan combo

What is the Heating System?

The heating system is usually a coiled/ceramic element or refrigerated type. The element heats up very quickly and the force of the fan pushes out the heat. The refrigerated heating systems use a compressor with refrigerated gas that heats the air.

Element Heating System

Old technology of the element heating system made them quite expensive to run. Technology has come a long way and now they are more affordable to use. How much does it cost to run the Heating System? Some are more expensive to use than others, which you will see in the reviews further in this article. You will be able to work out exactly how much they will cost to run the heating system in another article we have made also.

Refrigerated Heating Systems

Refrigerated systems are usually cheaper to run than the element type but can be expensive to run if used all the time. You can save costs by setting the temperature at a reasonable setting and using an automatic timer to turn it off when not required.

Below Are 5 of The Best Fan Heater Combo and Air Conditioner and Heater Combo’s!

Reviews

1 – Dyson Hot Cool Jet Focus AM09 Fan Heater 

Dyson Hot Cool Jet Focus

Features
  • 8.03 x 6.02 x 23.4 inches
  • 5.91 pounds
  • Element heating system
  • Bladeless oscillating powerful fan cooling system
  • Air multiplier technology
  • Jet focused, powerful airflow or wide airflow
  • Oscillation control
  • Temperature setting is 33 to 99 degrees
  • Remote control
  • Tipped over protection, (automatically shut off when tipped over)
  • Sleep timer
  • 2 year warranty
Pros
  • No exposed heating elements
  • No fast spinning blades
  • Powerful bladeless fan
  • Air multiplier technology makes it more energy efficient
  • 75% quieter than the previous model
Cons
  • Not wifi enabled
  • NOT an air conditioner – the fan just circulates the air
  • Heater isn’t very powerful
  • Expensive
Conclusion

The dyson jet focus am09 works fairly efficiently when it comes to energy consumption. However the heating function will struggle to heat medium and large rooms. The fan works excellent but the cooling system is no comparison to an air conditioning unit. The price is also quite expensive. The dyson am09 hot & cool bladeless fan & heater with jet focus looks great. There are cheaper products on the market that will do just as well but the quality may not be as good.

Product Rating – 3.9 Stars
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2 – Lasko All Season Tower Fan & Heater In One with Remote 1500W 

lasko tower fan heater

Features
  • 12.5 x 12.5 x 41.88 inches
  • 12.5 pounds
  • 1500 watt ceramic heating system
  • 4 speed fan cooling system
  • 3-speed heater settings
  • Oscillating control
  • Adjustable digital thermostat remote control
  • Remote control
  • Tip-Over Safety Switch
  • Overheat Protection
  • 8-hr programmable timer
  • 3 year limited warranty
Pros
  • Quiet operation
  • Affordable price
  • Energy efficient
  • Cooling fan is powerful
Cons
  • Not wifi enabled
  • NOT an air conditioner – the fan just circulates the air
  • Heater has been known to over heat and cause the plastic surroundings to melt!
  • Fan isn’t very powerful for heating
  • Display is too bright at night and doesn’t turn off
Conclusion

The Lasko tower fan heater looks slick and sits in the corner very neatly. The Lasko FH500 seems to have an issue with over heating near the base, which could be a bit of a worry with young children/pets. The price is great and it is fairly energy efficient but the heating issue may cause concern for most people.

Product Review – 3.5 Stars
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3. Black And Decker Portable Air Conditioner And Heater BPACT12HWT 12,000 BTU 

Black And Decker Portable Air Conditioner And Heater

Features
  • 17.1 x 13.8 x 28.1 inches
  • 68.3 pounds
  • Refrigerated Heating And Cooling System
  • 1450 watts cooling / 1200 watts heating
  • Cooling and heating for rooms up to 350 sq. ft
  • 3 fan levels
  • Auto fan setting
  • AIR SWING functions
  • Hose and window adaptor to a double hung or sliding window
  • 4 castor wheels
  • Remote control
  • 24-hour timer
  • Sleep Mode
  • 1 year parts and labor warranty, 5 years compressor warranty
Pros
  • Self-evaporating operation requires no manual draining when in cool mode
  • Quiet operation
  • Easy to install
Cons​​​​
  • Not wifi enabled
  • Needs to be within 5 feet of a window
  • Doesn’t work on every window – double hung or sliding windows only
  • Quite Heavy
  • Not cheap to run
Conclusion

The black and decker portable ac and heater is a true air conditioner and heater, using refrigerant, so it does work in dry and humid conditions. It states that it can heat and cool up to 350 square feet but that is a push. It will do a small room fairly well but struggles with a medium to large room. The black and decker air conditioner heater would suit someone who wants to cool just one small room and has the right window and placement to suit.

Product Review – 3.8 Stars
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4. Whynter Dual Hose Portable Air Conditioner With Heater and Dehumidifier ARC-14SH 14,000 BTU

whynter heater

Features
  • 16 x 19 x 35.5 inches
  • 80 pounds
  • Refrigerated Heating And Cooling System
  • Cooling 1300W and Heating 1000W
  • Cooling and Heating for rooms up to 500 sq. ft
  • 3 fan levels
  • Dehumidifying capacity: 71 pints per day
  • Full thermostatic control (61°F – 89°F) with digital readout
  • 2 hoses and window adaptor to a double hung or sliding window
  • 4 castor wheels
  • 24 hour programmable timer
  • 1 year limited warranty and 3 year warranty on compressor
Pros
  • Auto drain function exhausts all condensation automatically
  • Easy to install
  • Fast Cooling
  • Quiet operation
  • Added Dehumidifier
Cons
  • Not wifi enabled
  • Needs to be within 5 feet of a window
  • Doesn’t work on every window – double hung or sliding windows only
  • Quite heavy
  • Not cheap to run
  • Warranty is the 48 states of US only
Conclusion

The whynter air conditioner heater works really well in a small room and still works quite well in a medium sized room.  You have the option of using 1 or 2 hoses dependant of how you want to use it. There have been compressor issues that can cause a headache. If you are still within warranty, you need to post back to Whynter at your own cost, which could be expensive for the size and weight. The whynter portable ac and heater looks slick but the mixed experiences with internal parts not lasting, causes concern. For the money you pay, you want piece of mind.

Product Review – 3.9 Stars
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5. Honeywell Portable Air Conditioner And Heater 10,000 BTU, MN10CHESWW

Honeywell Portable Air Conditioner And Heater

Features
  • 15.2 x 18.1 x 29.3 inches
  • 60.6 pounds
  • Refrigerated Heating And Cooling System
  • Cooling 10000 BTU and Heating 12000 BTU
  • Cooling and Heating for rooms up to 450 sq. ft
  • 3 fan speeds
  • Dehumidifying capacity: 64 pints per day
  • Hose window adaptor for vertical and horizontal windows
  • 4 castor wheels
  • Automatic vertical wind motion
  • Thermal overload protection
  • 24-hour energy saving timer
  • 1 Year limited warranty
  • Digital controls and digital display.
  • Auto evaporation in cooling mode – except in areas with high humidity
  • Remote control
Pros
  • Easy to install
  • Good Quality
  • Quiet operation with heating and fan
  • Added Dehumidifier
  • Local US phone support
Cons
  • Not wifi enabled
  • Needs to be within 4 feet of a window
  • Not quiet operation with air conditioning
  • Not cheap to run
Conclusion

The honeywell air conditioner and heater certainly ticks the boxes for quality. There is an option to connect a garden hose for continuous drainage, that is certainly what you will want to do in humid climates. The honeywell portable air conditioner heater looks great and works well in a small and medium sized rooms. There are also larger options if you are looking for a honeywell portable air conditioner with heat pump.

Product Review – 4.3 Stars
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Overall

There are 2 types of units in this article. It depends on what you need for your climate and personal requirements. We have separated our 2 picks due to the different types.

Heating and Cooling (Fan) Type

Our pick would have to be the Dyson am09 hot & cool bladeless fan & heater with jet focus. It doesn’t tick every box but it is a good unit built with high quality components. You pay more for this product but is worth it for peace of mind.

Air Conditioner and Heater Type

We would choose the Honeywell Portable Air Conditioner Heater and Dehumidifier. The Honeywell Portable Air Conditioner And Heater covers you for humid and dry conditions, you get decent quality and the best value for money. You also get the benefit of a dehumidifier.

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