New Mr. Slim® Ducted Indoor Units

Tuesday, April 07, 2009

Suwanee, Ga., April 7, 2009 - Adding to its extensive line of Mr. Slim cooling and heating products, Mitsubishi Electric HVAC Advanced Products Division, has introduced a new horizontal-ducted indoor unit as part of the P-Series product offering; the PEA ducted indoor unit functions as a ceiling or under floor mounted unit.

"These new horizontal-ducted indoor units make it even easier to apply our Mr. Slim systems in a variety of applications where space limitations, location, and exacting design specifications must be considered," says Chuck Applebee, product manager, Mitsubishi Electric HVAC. "The PEA horizontal-ducted indoor units keep the actual equipment concealed to provide a sleeker look to the application, either in the ceiling or under the floor."

The new Mr. Slim P-series PEA horizontal-ducted indoor units, available in 12,000 BTU/h cooling only and 12,000 and 18,000 BTU/h heat pump capacities connect to the existing P-Series PUY cooling only or PUZ heat pump outdoor units and offer users another alternative to the versatile P-Series wall-mount, ceiling-suspended and ceiling-recessed ductless indoor units.

Ducted units allow for the use of conventional registers and grills connected to ductwork, which keeps equipment out of sight and further reduces sound due to the barrier effect of ceiling/floor surfaces and insulation materials. In relation to traditional air handlers, the static capacity is relatively low, which assures a limited amount of ductwork will be used, while expanding the size and layout of the zone. It is much more effective to locate the indoor unit close to the zone as refrigerant moves much more efficiently through Linesets than air moves through ductwork," explains Applebee.

The new PEA indoor units are the perfect fit for smaller applications that need or want the benefits of Mr. Slim systems (such as the INVERTER-driven compressor, long line lengths, total comfort and dry mode) all in a ducted solution. The PEA units work in conjunction with most of the P-Series controllers including the PAR-21MAA Wired Deluxe MA Remote Controller, the PAC Simple MA Remote Controller, and the PAC-SF81 M-NET Adaptor, which allows the P-Series units to connect to the CITY MULTI control network.

The Mr. Slim P-Series delivers flexible and convenient cooling and heating solutions to many commercial, institutional and large residential applications, offering users up to 42,000 Btu/h of cooling or heating performance and a SEER rating of 14.3.

For more information about the complete line of Mr. Slim products, please visit www.mehvac.com.

About Mitsubishi Electric HVAC Advanced Products Division
For 29 years, Mitsubishi Electric HVAC Advanced Products Division, headquartered in Suwanee, Ga., has been a leading marketer of intelligent air-conditioning and heating technology, manufactured by its parent corporation, Mitsubishi Electric. The Division's market distribution includes North America, Latin America, the Caribbean and Bermuda.

Mitsubishi Electric HVAC, an Official Sponsor of the PGA TOUR and Champions Tour, continues to build brand loyalty, increase its market position and deliver exceptional customer service through the Mitsubishi Diamond Alliance™ program. This program is a strategic platform of training-based achievement programs designed to synergize the efforts of Mitsubishi Electric HVAC distributors, contractors and design engineering firms. For more information on the Mitsubishi Diamond Alliance, Mr. Slim® split-ductless cooling and heating systems, CITY MULTI® Variable Refrigerant Flow Zoning (VRFZ) technology, compressors, PlasmaPure™ room air purification systems, a full line of accessories for the Mr. Slim product line, including Line-Hide™ line-set covers and the Mitsubishi Electric HVAC Advanced Products Division, call 800/687-1966 or visit www.mehvac.com.

Accomplishments
In 2009, Mitsubishi Electric HVAC's P-Series Hyper-Heat INVERTER systems received a readers' choice award from Building Products magazine. In 2008, Mitsubishi Electric HVAC not only received a Top Products Award from Building Operating Management for its P-series four-way cassette, but their Mr. Slim MSZ-FD09/12NA was voted #1 in the Contracting Business HVAC Comfortech Product Showcase Awards, in the Forced Air Heating category. CITY MULTI installations received Honorable Mention and Runner Up awards in the New Construction category of the 2007 Design/Build Awards Competition sponsored by Contracting Business. Additionally, a 2007 Contracting Business survey named Mitsubishi Electric HVAC as contractors' top preferred brand. A 2006 survey by ACH&R news listed Mitsubishi Electric HVAC as contractors' most preferred ductless manufacturer and the number one brand in price/value, availability, reliability and performance specifications. In 2005, CITY MULTI products were named as one of the top 100 smart products for buildings by Buildings Magazine and received a Bronze Award in the HVAC product category for Consulting Specifying Engineer's Product of the Year contest.

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