Location Requirements; Electrical Requirements - Whirlpool ACS102PP Use And Care Manual

Room air conditioners for slider and casement windows
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Parts needed
If metal casement window installation, a
filler panel will be needed for opening greater than 15
(39.4 cm) wide. See "Metal and Wood Casement Window
If wood casement window installation, a 1 in. (2.5 cm) wood
frame will be needed. See "Metal and Wood Casement
Window Installation."
NOTE: The installation of this air conditioner is intended to be
permanent. When installed in an apartment or rental property,
permission to make modifications should be obtained from
owner or landlord of building prior to installation of unit.

Location Requirements

IMPORTANT: Observe all governing codes and ordinances.
Check the location where the air conditioner will be installed.
Proper installation is your responsibility. Make sure you have
everything necessary for correct installation.
The location should provide:
A horizontal sliding or casement type window with a minimum
width of 15
in. (39.4 cm).
Grounded electrical outlet within 4 ft (122 cm) of where the
power cord exits the air conditioner.
NOTE: Do not use an extension cord.
Free movement of air to rooms to be cooled.
Adequate window frame assembly and side of structure
support for weight of air conditioner. Air conditioner weighs
approximately 82 lbs (37.2 kg) to 100 lbs (45 kg).
NOTE: Do not install the air conditioner in an area where the front
panel will be exposed to heat sources that will raise the panel
surface temperature above 120°F (50°C).
Window Installation
Window opening measurements:
in. (39.4 cm) minimum opening width
42 in. (106.9 cm) minimum opening height
A. 15
in. (39.4 cm) minimum
B. 42 in. (106.9 cm) minimum
in. (19 mm) wood
In the U.S. only: If codes permit and a separate ground wire is
used, it is recommended that a qualified electrician determine
that the ground path is adequate.
Check with a qualified electrician if you are not sure air
conditioner is grounded.
A three-wire, single-phase, 60-Hz, AC-only, electrical supply is
required on a separate circuit. A 15-amp time-delay fuse or
circuit breaker is required. Copper wire (14 gauge) is required.
The fuse size must not exceed the circuit rating specified on the
model and serial number label. The model and serial number
label is located on the right-hand side of the cabinet.
Specific electrical requirements are listed in the chart. Follow the
requirements for the type of plug on the power supply cord.
Power supply cord
plug outlet
For your personal safety, this air conditioner must be grounded.
This air conditioner is equipped with a power supply cord having
a grounded 3 prong plug. To minimize possible shock hazard, the
cord must be plugged into a mating, grounded 3 prong outlet,
grounded in accordance with all local codes and ordinances. If a
mating outlet is not available, it is the customer's responsibility to
have a properly grounded 3 prong outlet installed by a licensed

Electrical Requirements

Electrical Shock Hazard
Plug into a grounded 3 prong outlet.
Do not remove ground prong.
Do not use an adapter.
Do not use an extension cord.
Failure to follow these instructions can result in
death, fire, or electrical shock.
Recommended ground method
Wiring requirements
115 volt (103.5 min. -
126.5 max.)
0-12 amperes
15-amp time-delay fuse or
circuit breaker
14 gauge copper wiring

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