Ductless ac ratings part 17 continues our expert and unbiased reviews with a look at the Elba, ElectriQ, Electrolux, Emmeti, EnviroAir, Eskabe, and Eurom brands.
These units are from FIAMMA SDN BHD and are made and sold in Malaysia through authorized dealers. They feature a three speed fan and vertical auto swing louvers for enhanced air circulation. They are available in cool only and four sizes but the manufacturer's website is not much help and does not have a stated warranty policy. They use R-22 refrigerant which is not environmentally friendly and is being phased out.
These heat pumps feature quick connection and advanced inverter drive compressors. They are available in the U.K. and are backed by a good warranty. They can be purchased through several online retailers in the U.K. but their website is not much help.
This brand is available in India. The EURO range features multi-point refrigerant injection technology for faster cooling and their ten minute auto-clean cycle keeps the evaporator coil clean for efficient operation. They have five stages of air cleaning for improved indoor air quality but use R-22 refrigerant which is not environmentally friendly and their guarantee is not as good as other brands.
The X-ECO range offers units that can serve from one to three indoor units and features I-FEEL temperature sensing remote controls for greater overall comfort. The brand is made in Italy but their website is not much help and the guarantee (especially on the compressor) is not very good when compared to other brands.
This brand is from EMI which is a part of ECR International and is only sold through their dealer network. These units are available in cool only or heat pump models but only in North America. They have efficiencies of 15 to 17 SEER and follow me remote sensing technology as well as a factory installed low ambient kit for cooling in colder temperatures. The standard warranty is not very good but can be extended by purchasing a "COMFORT PLUS" extended warranty.
The CLIMACOOL range offers four sizes of units with digital controls. They are made and sold in Argentina and feature a remote control that has a built in thermostat for "I FEEL" operation. The manufacturer's website is not much help and does not have a stated warranty policy.
This brand is available in Europe and offers basic units with either standard or quick couplings. They offer both cooling only and heat pumps but their website is not much help.
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