Ductless AC Ratings part 24, A Repairman Reviews The Brands...

Ductless ac ratings part 24 continues our expert and unbiased reviews with a look at the Heil, Himgiri, Hisense, Hitachi, IFB, Innova brands.

BRAND------BASIC-PREMIUM-MULTIZONE

HEIL--------------5*-------4*-----------4*  

This brand is from INTERNATIONAL COMFORT PRODUCTS which is a part of UNITED TECHNOLOGIES. The PERFORMANCE 16 SERIES offers basic units in either cool only or heat pump models. 

The QUIETCOMFORT SERIES offers premium 22 SEER units with automatic swing louvers for enhanced circulation of the air throughout the room. The QUIETCOMFORT DELUXE B units are multi-split models that can serve up to nine zones from a single outdoor unit and they are Wi-Fi enabled so that they can be controlled from a smartphone. The brand is sold through dealers in the USA and Canada and is backed by a very good guarantee. 

HIMGIRI-------<1*-------NA-----------NA  

These air conditioners are made and sold in India. They are for cooling only and use R-22 refrigerant which is being phased out. Their website is not much help and does not have a stated warranty policy. 

HISENSE-----<1*-------<1*----------<1* 

This brand offers a variety of models but their website is not much help and does not have a stated guarantee for them. hisense.com

HITACHI--------NA------<1*----------<1* 

This brand is available in Europe and Asia but their guarantee is not very good when compared to other brands. They have dc fan motors as well as inverter compressors for energy savings and carbon and anti-bacterial filters to improve the indoor air quality. 

IFB-------------<1*------<1*-----------NA 

This brand offers basic air conditioners as well as premium heat pumps that are made and sold in India. They have six stage air filtration for better indoor air quality and can be controlled through WiFi. They can be purchased directly online but the guarantee on parts other than the compressor is not very good when compared to other brands. 

INNOVA----------NA------<1*-----------NA

This brand is made in China by Midea. They sell and install their own brand in southern California and offer the units elsewhere for sale. They have active carbon filters for improved indoor air quality but their guarantee on parts other than the compressor is not very good. 

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