Ductless AC ratings part 8 continues our expert and unbiased reviews with a look at the Bluestar, Brivis, Brize, Bryant, and C & H brands.
This brand is manufactured and sold in India. The O SERIES offers basic units with coated coils for corrosion resistance. They have a temperature sensing remote (iFeel) for better temperature control and overall comfort. The multisplit unit is available to serve only two fan coil units. They are available in high wall, cassette, floor (console), and ducted models but only in 50HZ. The units can be purchased directly through their website.
These heat pumps are made in Australia and are also sold in New Zealand and South Africa. The brand is a part of RINNAI and features units with advanced inverter drive compressors. They have a slim design so that the indoor unit blends into the decor of the home better and a "super fine" air filter for enhanced indoor air quality. The multi-split units can serve up to five zones and and are backed by a good guarantee but they are only sold by authorized dealers.
This brand is from KOMECO and is available in Brazil. They offer basic cooling only and heat pump units but their website is not much help.
This brand is a part of UNITED TECHNOLOGIES CORP and is sold through their dealer network. The MA series offers premium heat pumps with a 15 SEER efficiency and oscillating louvers with a temperature sensing remote control for incraesed comfort while the F series offers higher efficiencies (up to 30 SEER). The K series multi-zone units can serve up to nine zones while the T series can serve up to five and all of the units are backed by a good guarantee.
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These heat pumps are available worldwide in a wide selection of models and are manufactured in China by GREE. They feature IFEEL remote controls and many options for air filtration as well as a refrigerant leakage detection system for enhanced reliability. The units can be purchased online through Amazon and are backed by a very good warranty.
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