Air source heat pump ratings part 11 continues our expert and unbiased reviews with a look at the Joannes, Kinkai, KNV, Kolant, and Lailey & Coates brands.
This brand is made and sold in Italy by FINTERM SpA. The JXA units feature state of the art inverter compressors and are for cooling as well as heating and dhw. Their website is not much help and does not have a stated guarantee for their products.
These units are made in China by GUANGZHOU KAINENG ELECTRIC EQUIPMENT CO. LTD. They offer units for central heating only or heating/domestic hot water as well as heating & cooling. The units feature hydrophilic coated coils and electronic vapor injection for durability as well as an integrated water pump for convenience in installation. The warranty on the units is not very good when compared to other brands.
This brand is a part of the NIBE GROUP and is available in parts of Europe.
The GREENLINE LWSE-F units are for heating & cooling and have a variable speed outdoor fan for efficient quiet operation. They use electronic vapor injection which allows for efficient operation even at very low outdoor air temperatures. They have a modern touch screen control that can be adjusted with your smartphone. Their website is not much help and does not have a stated warranty policy.
This brand is made in China and offers heat pumps for cooling as well as heating.
The RJP models (shown here) feature inverter compressors and have a built-in circulator pump and expansion vessel for easier installation. They also offer an EVI model that is suitable for heating operation even at very low outdoor air temperatures. The guarantee on the compressor is not very good when compared to other brands.
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.
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