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12,000 BTU (1 Ton) Kühl Series Cooling Only, 230/208 Volts, Room Air Conditioner

12,000 BTU (1 Ton) Kühl Series Cooling Only, 230/208 Volts, Room Air Conditioner

Model: Friedrich KCS12A30A

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Model: Friedrich KCS12A30A

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You’ve never met a window air conditioner as smart as Kühl. Everything about Kühl has been engineered to lead the category. Even Kühl’s features are head turners. See for yourself. 

Note: Before purchasing a Friedrich Kühl unit, check this plug chart to confirm that you have, or can install the correct electrical plug.

Note: When installing a Friedrich Kühl unit in a window, a window mounting kit is required.  It can be found in the Accessories section. 

Available as cooling-only, heat pump, or cooling + electric heat

  • 5400-36000 Btu

  • Control via FriedrichConnect™  

    • Built-in Wi-Fi  

    • Voice command compatible  

    • Create customizable, 7-day schedules  

    • Advanced grouping of multiple units

  • Comfort and Convenience

    • Control your unit from your smartphone, computer or tablet (requires optional KWIFI accessory)

    • Create customized 7-day schedules (requires optional KWIFI accessory)

    • 24-hour timer

    • Group units for zone or centralized control using FriedrichLink™ (requires optional KWIFI accessory)

    • 4 cooling and fan speeds*

    • Automatic fan speed adjustment

    • Auto-changeover on heat pumps and models with electric heat**

    • Comfortwatch technology samples the air to more accurately maintain the set temperature

    • 8-way airflow control

    • Display set point or room temperature

    • LCD panel auto dims when not in use

    • Nightlight mode

            * SL25, SL28 & SL36, heat pumps and models with electric heat have a 3-speed fan.
            **excludes SQ and/or EQ models

  • Durability

    • Scratch resistant, painted 20-gauge steel cabinet resists corrosion and rust

    • Solid sleeve top keeps out falling debris*

    • Solid steel blower wheel housing

    • Commercial grade fan motor run at lower temps for longer life

    • Fan motor is totally enclosed for maximum protection

    • Exclusive aluminum rear grille protects against vandalism and damage

    • Firm grip handles for easier installation and maintenance

    • Aluminum endplates prevent rust

    • Solid steel base pans and inner walls*

    • Robust construction does not rely on outer sleeve for support

            *excludes SQ & EQ models

  • Sound Reduction Technology

    • Extra thick rubber grommets absorb vibration and reduce noise inside, while steel inner walls and extra dense insulation block outdoor noise

    • Unique airflow path minimizes operating sound

    • Larger discharge vents allow conditioned air to move more quietly

  • Installation Features

    • Can be installed in window or thru-the-wall (depending on wall thickness)

    • Slideout chassis design, including firm grip handles, makes installation and maintenance much easier

    • Rugged hardboard side panels allow for a more permanent installation*

    • Front cover designed to allow power cord to exit left or right out of the unit

    • Heavy-duty installation hardware

    • Front cover attaches easily and securely; nut driver included

    • Power Cord can run left or right for more installation options

           *SQ and EQ have heavy duty side curtains

  • Superior Filtration

    • Advanced dual-stage carbon superior filtration system removes allergens, odors, ozone and other impurities from the air

    • In lab testing, combining the the optional carbon filter with the standard antimicrobial filter achieved a superior air filtration rating of MERV 6

    • Fresh air and exhaust vents* offer additional air quality control

    • Maintenance made easy by hinged filter door access and a check filter reminder

           *Excludes SQ & EQ models

  • Safety and Security Features

    • EntryGard™ anti-intrusion protection prevents kick-in by securing the unit in the sleeve; a protective rear grille shields the unit

    • Insect barrier keeps out smaller intruders

    • LCDI power cord

    • Protective rear grille

  • Energy Management & Compliance

    • Smart Grid Capable

    • Two optional energy management schedules

    • Auto Fan mode saves money by conserving energy

    • R-410A refrigerant

    • RoHS compliant

    • ENERGY STAR® qualified models, including Heat Pumps

    • Recyclable packaging

  • Unique Digital Control System

    • Precision control over all Kühl's functions

  • Accessories (Sold Seperately)

    • 6 colored front cover options

    • 3 pack of premium carbon filters

    • ...and more in the Accessories section
Unit Type
Window / Thru The Wall
Cooling BTUs
12000 BTU
Cooling Tonnage
1 Tons
Energy Efficiency Ratio
11.3 EER
Nominal CFM
Dehumidifying Capacity
3.4 Pints / Hour
Power Requirements
230/208 Volts
Cooling Wattage
1062 watts
Cooling Power Usage Amps
5.2 amps
Maximum Overcurrent Protection (Breaker)
15 Amps
Cord Length
6 ft
ENERGY STAR® Qualified
6 - 15P
Wall Cut-Out Dimensions (H x W)
16 3/16 x 26 3/16 Inches
Product Weight
112 lbs
Shipping Weight
134 lbs
25.9375 Inches
29 Inches
15.9375 Inches
208 / 230 Volts
Parts Warranty
1 Years
Condenser Parts Warranty
5 Years

Enjoy free shipping on any accessories purchased with the Friedrich KCS12A30A.

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75 CFM Room-to-Room Ventilator, 120 VAC Hardwired
Window / Wall Unit Accessories
Friedrich DC-2
Friedrich Drain Kit for all Kuhl/Kuhl+ Series Models
Friedrich KWIKSB
Kühl Small Chassis Window Mounting Kit
Friedrich KWW
Friedrich Wireless Wall Thermostat for all Kuhl except SQ & EQ models
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