Ductless AC Ratings part 6, A Repairman Reviews The Brands...

Ductless AC ratings part 6 continues our expert and unbiased reviews with a look at the Argo, Arise, Ariston, Arvin, Ar Therm, Atma and Aura brands.

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

ARGO-----------NA------<1*----------<1* 

These air conditioners are made in Italy and are available in Europe. The brand is a part of AER.FI GROUP. They offer a variety of models including cool only and heat pump with standard technology or dc inverter drive. Their website is not much help and does not have a stated warranty policy. argoclima.com

ARISE----------<1*-------NA-----------NA 

This brand is made and sold in India but only through their dealer network. They offer basic units that use R-22 refrigerant which is being phased out. 

ARISTON--------NA------<1*----------<1* 

The KYRIS models feature inverter drive fans and compressors as well as occupancy sensing for energy savings. They have a temperature sensing remote control for increased comfort but they are only available in two sizes. The VENUS DUAL is a basic multi-split unit with the ability to serve only two zones. Their website is not much help and does not have a stated warranty policy. 

ARVIN----------<1*-------NA-----------NA

This brand is available in Europe and Asia. They offer a wide selection of basic air conditioners and their premium series offers units with advanced air filtering. Their website is not much help and does not have a stated guarantee on their products.

AR THERM------NA------<1*----------<1* 

These heat pumps are made in Italy and are sold in Europe and Russia. The Parete models are premium heat pumps with wiFi capability. The multi-split units are available for from 2 to 5 indoor units. Their website is not much help and does not have a stated warranty policy. 

ATMA-----------<1*-------NA-----------NA 

This brand is a part of the NEWSAN GROUP in Argentina and offers basic cool only units as well as heat pumps. Their website is not much help and does not have a stated guarantee for their products. 

AURA-----------<1*-------NA-----------NA 

This brand offers basic units with quick connect fittings for easy installation. They have a 13 SEER efficiency and activated carbon filters for better indoor air quality. The guarantee on the units is not very good when compared to other brands. 

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