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36,000 BTU Cooling, (3 Ton) 17,300 BTU Heating, Kuhl Series 230/208 Volts, Room Air Conditioner With 5kW Electric Heat Strip

36,000 BTU Cooling, (3 Ton) 17,300 BTU Heating, Kuhl Series 230/208 Volts, Room Air Conditioner With 5kW Electric Heat Strip

Model: Friedrich KEL36A35A

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Model: Friedrich KEL36A35A

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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
Electric Heater Capacity (BTUs)
17300 BTU
Cooling BTUs
36000 BTU
Cooling Tonnage
3 Tons
Energy Efficiency Ratio
9.0 EER
Nominal CFM
Dehumidifying Capacity
12.0 Pints / Hour
Power Requirements
230/208 Volts
Heating Power Usage Watts
5500 Watts
Cooling Wattage
4000 watts
Cooling Power Usage Amps
19.2 amps
Heating Power Usage Amps
24 amps
Maximum Overcurrent Protection (Breaker)
30 Amps
Electric Heater Size
5.0 kilowatts
Cord Length
6 ft
ENERGY STAR® Qualified
Wall Cut-Out Dimensions (H x W)
20 3/8 x 28 1/4 Inches
Product Weight
213 lbs
Shipping Weight
220 lbs
28 Inches
35.5 Inches
20.1875 Inches
208 / 230 Volts
Parts Warranty
1 Years
Condenser Parts Warranty
5 Years

Enjoy free shipping on any accessories purchased with the Friedrich KEL36A35A.

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