LAILEY & COATES--laileyandcoates.co.uk--<1*
These units are made and sold in the U.K. They use advanced inverter drive compressors as well as variable speed fans and pumps. They are available in monoblock or split models and have automatic weather compensation controls for energy savings. Their website does not have a stated guarantee for their products.
The HP IXCUBE units have inverter compressors, variable speed fans and durable stainless steel brazed plate heat exchangers. Their website is not much help and does not have a stated warranty policy.
This brand is made in the Czech Republic and is sold throughout Europe. They offer standard units as well as those with inverter compressors. The units have electronic expansion valves for more efficient operation and can be monitored over the internet. Their website is not much help and does not have a stated warranty policy.
These heat pumps are made in Italy. The HWAR units are optimized for heating and have durable scroll compressors and stainless steel brazed plate heat exchangers. They also offer a low noise version but the guarantee on the compressor is not very good when compared to other brands. The 3D inverter models have advanced inverter drive compressors, circulation pumps, and air fans.
This brand is a part of NIBE GROUP and is sold in Denmark, Sweden, Norway, & Finland. The Metroair units are for heating and dhw only because they are designed for colder northern climates. Their website is not much help and the warranty is not very good.
These heat pumps are made in Germany. The THERMIAIR units feature inverter compressors and weather compensating controls for energy savings. They offer optional passive or active cooling but their website is not much help and does not have a stated guarantee for their products.
The MLCM units are made and sold in the U.K. They are available in three sizes and are backed by a good warranty.
The ECODAN heat pumps use state of the art inverter compressor technology but are only for central heating and domestic hot water production.
MR. COOL--- china-aircon.com -------<1*
These units are made in China and are available in four sizes. They feature stainless steel heat exchangers and scroll compressors for durability. They have electronic controls with an LCD display but they are for 50 HZ electrical systems and therefore not for North America.