Quietside Heat Pumps and Water Heaters
By Gary Sprague
Quietside offered mini-split heat pumps and air conditioners under the Quietside name. The company was acquired by Samsung Electronics America Inc, and it appears that the Quietside brand name has been discontinued. Samsung Electronics Co., the parent company of Samsung Electronics America, had gross revenues of approximately $170 billion in 2015.
Quietside Corp. was founded in 1998 in California to serve as the exclusive distributor of Samsung’s minisplit systems. Quietside was acquired in 2014 by Samsung Electronics America Inc. Quietside brand mini-split air conditioners and heat pumps were previously sold by American Marketing Group (AMG).
Quietside brand inverter-driven minisplit heat pumps were available for single or multiple zone coverage. Ranging from 9,000 to 36,000 BTU, high-efficiency units reached up to 22 SEER. Certain systems were Energy Star rated. All featured an "Auto Clean" setting that dried the unit's interior components when not in operation in order to prevent the growth of mold. The company also sold 13 SEER single-zone high wall units that featured the Toshiba R410A rotary compressor, which the distributor said was known for its reliability and efficiency. Additional features included a dry mode for humidity removal, a sleep mode to match the ambient temperature to the sleepers’ body temperature and a preheat setting to ensure heat pumps didn't blow out cold air as they reached optimum temperatures.
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8750 Pioneer Blvd.
Santa Fe Springs, CA 90670
Phone: (888) 699-6067
A 5-year compressor warranty and 1-year parts warranty was standard for each of Quietside's heating and cooling units.