Ductless AC ratings part 3 continues our expert and unbiased reviews with a look at the Aftron, Aicool, Air-Con, Aircool, and Airfel brands.
This brand is an AL-FUTTAIM GROUP company and is available in the Middle East and Africa. They offer basic tropicalized units with electrostatic and active carbon air filters for better indoor air quality. They offer both heat pumps and cooling only models but their website is not much help and does not have a stated guarantee for their products.
These units are made and sold in Indonesia. They offer basic cooling only models in sizes from 7000 to 30000 btu/hr with a variety of indoor unit options. The automatic air sweep louvers help to better distribute the air throughout the room and they have a filter cleaning indicator to let you know when to do the routine maintenance on the unit. The manufacturer's website is not much help and does not have a stated warranty policy.
This brand is made in China and is distributed by AIR-CON INTERNATIONAL INC. They offer heat pumps with anti-bacterial filters, inverter compressors, and efficiencies of 15 or 22 SEER. Their multi-split units can serve from two to four indoor units and have a 16 SEER efficiency. The units can be purchased directly through their website but their fine print reveals the fact that they must be installed by a licensed HVAC contractor or the factory warranty is void. The guarantee on parts other than the compressor is not very good when compared to other brands.
This brand is available in Europe and offers heat pumps with all of the standard features and inverter drive compressors. Their website is not any help and does not have a stated guarantee for their products.
This brand is made in Turkey and is part of DAIKIN GLOBAL. The Green Series offers basic heat pumps with four fan speeds and auto swing louvers for better air circulation while the INVERTER SERIES offers premium heat pumps. Their website is not much help and the warranty on the units is not very good when compared to other brands. The brand is only available through their authorized dealer network.
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