Having designed so many systems for others, it’s natural to wonder what kind of HVAC equipment contractors would install in their own homes if money were no object. Their answers just might surprise you.
For limited time, purchase of a Sharp ductless mini split will come with a free air purifier
June 2, 2016
Sharp has started selling mini splits on Comfortup.com, a leading online retailer of Watsco Group. ComfortUp.com will be offering the full line of Sharp ductless mini split heat pump and air conditioning systems.
According to Navigant Research, annual revenue from energy-efficient HVAC systems will grow from $17.2 billion in 2013 to $33.2 billion by 2020. With ductless systems set to account for nearly 30 percent of all North American energy-efficient HVAC system revenue by 2020, the market for both single- and multi-zone ductless systems is booming.
Midea America Corp. has introduced the Premier Series, a completely refined inverter ductless system technology. While the majority of these provide 100% heating output at 5°F ambient temperatures, most offer 100% of the stated cooling capacity at -4°F, with a few attaining 100% cooling at -22°F.
Panasonic is introducing the new EXTERIOS XE Series. With models ranging from 9,000 Btu to 15,000 Btu, this series offers many years of energy efficient indoor climate control. The built-in and improved ECONAVI not only detects room occupancy and motion but also incorporates an area search function to direct airflow where needed.
Mitsubishi Electric Cooling & Heating introduces the kumo cloud™ app and web service which works in conjunction with Mitsubishi Electric’s Wi-Fi Interface to enable wireless control of M-and P-Series systems from any smartphone.
LG’s Multi F and Multi F MAX are single phase, compact and efficient outdoor units that provide zone control for up to eight indoor units. The units are available in 1.5, 2, 2.5, 3, 4, 4.5 and 5 tons, increasing flexibility and efficiency for both residential and commercial installations.
The 19 Series replaces the KE Series, offering higher SEER capabilities (up to 19 SEER versus 18), greater heating efficiency (9 HSPF versus 8.2), and an improved drain pan design allowing for better drainage and cold weather operation.