Quirky + GE Aros Smart Window Air Conditioner

Part of the Quirky + GE collection of smart products, Aros is an app-enabled air conditioning unit that reacts to its surroundings to save you Time, Energy & Money

Aros Smart Window Air Conditioner

Dumb window A/C units only give you two options: Leave the air on all day — while burning expensive electricity — or come home to nasty, stuffy summer heat. But not Aros; because Aros is smart. Part of the Quirky + GE collection of connected products, Aros gathers information about your budget, location, schedule, and usage. It learns from this data over time to automatically maintain the perfect temperature and maximize savings for your home. Using the Wink app on your mobile device, you can monitor, program, and control Aros from anywhere.

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Aros

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Beautifully Simple Design

Aros’s sleek, modern design allows for upward airflow, which increases circulation; its flat, touch-capacitive sensors let you switch between three cooling modes and three fan speeds discreetly; and retractable fabric wings ensure a proper fit in your window. No doubt about it, Aros is sure to be the best looking A/C on the block.

 

Upward airflow behind

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Retractable wings

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Touch-capacitive sensors

Touch-capacitive sensors (view larger)

Save Energy + Money

Usage

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Schedule + Budget

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Location

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Usage

Tracks your usage so you can adjust settings to save on energy costs

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Schedule + Budget

Learns from your patterns to cool when you need it, not when you don’t

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Location

Turns on and off based on your smartphone’s GPS settings

The Brains

  • Works with the Wink app: monitor, program, and control Aros from anywhere
  • Tracks your usage so you can adjust settings to save on energy costs
  • Learns from your schedule, weather, and budget to cool when you need it
  • Turns on and off based on your smartphone’s GPS settings

The Box

  • Aros air conditioner
  • Retractable wings
  • Installation hardware
  • Washable filter
  • Quick start guide

The Particulars

  • Cools medium rooms: 350 square feet (~17 x 20 feet)
  • Fits windows 24.5 to 40.5 inches wide x 13.5 inches high
  • Upward airflow increases air circulation
  • Three cooling modes + three fan speeds
  • 8000 BTU, 115 volt, 6.3 amps
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Invented by Dr. Garthen Leslie + 2,238 Influencers

Garthen spent years helping to cut costs and conserve resources at the Department of Energy, but it was his own dysfunctional air conditioner that sparked the idea for Aros. So he dreamt of a smarter air conditioner, then 2,238 community members on Quirky.com helped him make Aros a reality. As you might expect, Garthen is one cool guy. He’s decorated with degrees, is active in Big Brothers Big Sisters, loves international travel, and boasts a mean coin collection.

 

Product Features

  • Learns from your patterns to cool when you need it, not when you don’t
  • Smart scheduling learns your habits and adjusts to cool the way you like all week long
  • Turns on and off according to your location and GPS settings
  • Tracks your usage so you can adjust settings to save on energy costs