Mitsubishi Electric VRF Systems Offer Higher Capacities, More Efficient Units

Friday, May 21, 2010

SUWANEE, Ga., May 21, 2010 - Mitsubishi Electric Cooling and Heating Solutions (Mitsubishi Electric) has made significant updates to its commercial R2-Series outdoor units, offering end users increased heating capacities and energy efficiency and the most advanced VRF technology available. The R2-Series will exceed proposed ASHRAE 90.1 efficiency ratings for 2010 and sizes 6 - 20 ton meets or exceeds ENERGY STAR® Light Commercial Requirements.

"Our R2-Series can cool or heat up to 50 zones and takes advantage of Mitsubishi Electric's INVERTER compressor technology and simultaneous cooling and heating, making this system ideal for a variety of applications," says Meredith Emmerich, director of application support, Mitsubishi Electric.

The R2-Series is available in 208/230 volt, 3-phase or 460 volt, 3-phase units and has an outdoor temperature range of -4 degrees Fahrenheit to 60 degrees Fahrenheit when heating and 23 degrees Fahrenheit to 115 degrees Fahrenheit when cooling, which is an increase from the previous models offer larger system design capabilities to the series.

The R2-Series has a capacity ranging from 6 - 24 tons; the 22- and 24- ton capacities are an increase from previous offerings. The R2-Series is available in three module sizes, 6-ton (36 ¼ inches), 8- ton (48 1/16 inches) and 10- and 12- ton (69 inches) and features a heating output that is up to 31 percent higher than previous models.

The R2-Series system can be used with the CITY MULTI® Y-Series heat pump in the same building. Both versions can be tied together using the G-50A/GB50A controllers and monitored through the CITY MULTI Controls Network (CMCN).

The CMCN consists of remote controllers, centralized controllers, Building Management System (BMS) interfaces and integrated software. The CMCN provides advanced, user-friendly control for each zone of a building with options for individual or centralized temperature control.

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About Mitsubishi Electric Cooling and Heating Solutions

For 30 years, Mitsubishi Electric Cooling and Heating Solutions, with headquarters 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. In 2010, Mitsubishi Electric HVAC's VRFZ Hyper-heat INVERTER technology received a Top Product award from Building Operating Management magazine. In 2009, Mitsubishi Electric's Mr. Slim® M-Series was chosen as one of Building Products magazine's Green Product award winners and the Mr. Slim Hyper-Heat INVERTER system was chosen as a winner of Architectural Product's annual Product Reports Additionally, the CITY MULTI® VRFZ system was judged a Product of the Year Gold Award winner in the HVAC/R category by subscribers of Consulting-Specifying Engineer (CSE), the Mr. Slim® P-Series Hyper-Heat INVERTER systems received a Readers' Choice Award from Building Products magazine and CITY MULTI received Honorable Mentions in the HVAC Commercial Equipment  and Dealer Design award competitions from ACH&R News. In 2008, Mitsubishi Electric HVAC not only received a Top Products Award from Building Operating Management for its P-Series four-way cassette, but its Mr. Slim MSZ-FD09/12NA was voted #1 in the Contracting Business HVAC Comfortech Product Showcase Awards in the Forced Air Heating category.

Contact: Kate Krejci
Griffin & Company, Inc.
888/420-0256 ext. 102


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