Air source heat pump ratings part 6 continues our reviews with a look at the Ecoforest, Ecologix, Eko Warrior, Elco, Emmeti, and Energo brands.
These heat pumps are made in Spain and are sold in Europe.
The AEROTHERM models have advanced inverter drive compressors, variable speed pumps and electronic expansion valves for energy savings.
They are available with either passive or active cooling but their website does not have a stated guarantee on the units.
This brand is made and sold in Canada. They are available in three sizes and are designed for operating efficiently in cold climates (down to -25C). The units use a state of the art variable capacity compressor but it is located in the indoor unit which is different from most other brands and could lead to noise issues for some homeowners. Their website is not much help and does not have a stated guarantee for their products.
This brand is made in the U.K. by HEAT AND SAVE LTD. The units feature advanced inverter compressors and weather compensation controls for added energy savings. Their website is not much help and the warranty on the heat pumps is not very good.
The AEROTOP G units feature modulating control with weather compensation for energy savings. The units are very quiet and are available in a durable stainless steel cabinet.
The brand is made in Switzerland and is a part of the ARISTON THERMO GROUP. The units are available in four sizes to match the size of the home and are backed by a very good guarantee.
These heat pumps are made and sold in Italy. They offer units with standard compressors as well as the MIRAI inverter compressor models. The MIRAI SMI (FEBOS-HP) version can be controlled and monitored remotely through a smartphone or tablet. The units are made in Japan but their guarantee is not very good when compared to other brands.
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The ZERMATT range offers heat pumps with inverter compressors and use EVI refrigerant technology for consistent performance over a wide range of outdoor temperatures. The units are for heating only and their website is not much help.
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