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Daikin has been in business for 80 years, and produces both HVAC equipment and refrigerant. The company is known as Daikin AC in North America. Daikin heat pumps are available for single room and multi-room applications.
Daikin Single-Split Systems
Daikin single split systems are available in three different series; each of these models is suitable for heating and cooling a single space. The KE series offers standard efficiency, with a SEER of up to 14.5. This style is wall-mounted and connects to an outdoor unit. The KE single-split heat pump features a variable-speed compressor.
The LV series provides high efficiency, with a SEER rating of up to 24.5. This series comes with either a slim built-in duct, or it can be wall-mounted. The ducted unit can achieve a SEER of 15.5, while the wall-mounted unit can reach a SEER of 24.5. The ducted model does offer installation flexibility, as the tubing can reach over 60 feet.
Daikin's final single-split system heat pump is the Quaternity model, which can achieve a SEER of up to 26.1. The Quaternity model is wall-mounted, and provides "extras" such as a dehumidifying function and an air purifier.
Daikin Multi-Split Systems
Daikin multi-split systems provide heating and cooling solutions large spaces or multiple rooms. Four indoor units can be connected to a single outdoor unit by using slim duct units, wall-mounted units, or both. Depending on the combination of wall-mounted or ducted heat pumps used, a SEER of up to 19.5 and an HSPF of up to 9.5 can be achieved. The Daikin multi-split heat pump features a variable speed compressor. Three models are available in this series.
Care and Maintenance of Daikin Heat Pumps
Daikin recommends periodic maintenance by a specialist, in addition to regular cleaning by the owner. Daikin also provides a diagnostics feature on its website where heat pump owners can look for information about various error codes on their systems.
Daikin provides a seven-year compressor warranty and a five-year parts warranty for the Quaternity and LV series single split heat pumps, as well as for the multi-split heat pump. The KE series comes with a six-year guarantee on the compressor and two year warranty for parts.