New Mr. Slim® Heat Pump Systems

Tuesday, June 03, 2008

SUWANEE, Ga. - June 3, 2008 - Mitsubishi Electric HVAC Advanced Products Division, Suwanee, Ga., has introduced a new Mr. Slim® M-Series high-efficiency, split-ductless heat pump system.
"The new Mr. Slim MSZ-FD/MUZ-FD systems feature increased energy effectiveness for superior performance," says Chuck Applebee, product manager, Mitsubishi Electric HVAC. "The total system energy effectiveness is up to 75 percent greater than the industry standard of 13 SEER thanks to a powerful new magnet rotor design in the outdoor unit's compressor that allows for lower current input. The system models are rated 22 or 23 SEER, depending on the Btu/h."

The new M-Series system, which consists of the MSZ-FD indoor unit and the MUZ-FD outdoor unit, is ENERGY STAR® Tier 2 qualified due to its increased energy effectiveness and SEER ratings. ENERGY STAR is a joint program of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Department of Energy that certifies products that use less energy, save money and promote cleaner air.
In addition, the systems feature superior cooling and heating performance. The MSZ-FD09NA systems have a rated cooling capacity of 9,000 Btu/h and a rated heating capacity of 10,900 Btu/h, while the MSZ-FD12NA models have a rated cooling capacity of 12,000 Btu/h and a rated heating capacity of 13,600 Btu/h.

Mitsubishi Electric's "i-see" sensor is standard on the MSZ-FD indoor units. The "i‑see" sensor enables the units to achieve superior cooling and heating performance by eliminating the disparity between the temperature close to the ceiling and the temperature near the floor. The sensor rotates 360 degrees, measures the infrared radiation generated from the surrounding wall and floor surfaces, computes radiant energy and then converts it into a temperature value which is introduced into the control system. This process creates a more comfortable environment near the floor, around occupants.

In addition to the standard antioxidant catechin filter, the MSZ-FD/MUZ-FD systems include two new filters: a blue-enzyme filter that reduces the concentration of allergens and germs in the air; and a platinum catalyst deodorizing filter that uses nanotechnology to absorb microscopic odor particles, providing improved comfort in any space. The system also is extremely quiet, as low as 22 db(A) indoors. It includes a "powerful mode" function, which permits the system to temporarily run at either a cooler or warmer temperature (depending on need) with an increased fan speed to quickly bring any room to the optimum comfort level. The system includes a wireless remote controller for simple, precise comfort control.

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About Mitsubishi Electric HVAC Advanced Products Division
For more than 27 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 Corporation. The Division's market distribution includes North America, Latin America, the Caribbean and Bermuda. As a manufacturer member of the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), Mitsubishi Electric HVAC is committed to the effective use of energy through the development of environmentally responsible air-conditioning and heating technology.

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) systems, compressors, 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

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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