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ClimateMaster Breaks the 40 EER Barrier

April 16, 2012
OKLAHOMA CITY — ClimateMaster recently announced its Trilogy™ 40 series has exceeded 40 EER at ground-loop conditions and been certified by the Air-Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI).

The Trilogy 40 utilizes variable-speed technology to provide a range of heating and cooling capacities, with the ability to perfectly match loads to as low as 30 percent of maximum. The Trilogy 40 Q-mode series is the outcome of a five-year collaboration between ClimateMaster and Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL), which was sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Building Technologies program. Based on field tests and analysis by ORNL, the Trilogy 40 Q-Mode can save up to 65 percent of annual energy use and cost for space conditioning and water heating in residential applications versus new minimum 13 SEER conventional systems.

“ClimateMaster has a solid track record of leadership and innovation since its founding in 1957,” said Daniel Ellis, president. “We are very proud to continue that legacy with the launch of the new Trilogy 40.”

For installing and servicing contractors, the Trilogy 40 offers the technology needed to configure and diagnose the system electronically using communicating controls and sensors that monitor system operation to ensure peak performance.

“The Trilogy 40 Q-Mode represents a major breakthrough in comfort and efficiency,” said John Bailey, senior vice president of sales and marketing, ClimateMaster. “With variable-speed fan, pump, and compressor technology, plus four operating modes, it far exceeds the capabilities of any other HVAC unit on the market today. Plus, it can completely eliminate the use of auxiliary heat even in far Northern climates.”

For more information, visit www.climatemaster.com.

Publication date: 04/16/2012