Daikin is launching two new ducted air conditioning units; the R32 Premium Inverter, and R32 Inverter Ducted Series, which are the only R32 Ducted Indoor Units manufactured in Australia.
The R32 Premium series sees the inclusion of a new 8.5kW model added to its single-phase range of 7.1kW to 16.0kW models.
The new R32 Inverter series introduces new 5.0kW, 6.0kW and 8.5kW models, expanding the single phase range from 5.0kW to 16.0kW, while the three phase models now start from 7.1kW to 16.0kW.
Both series feature compact indoor unit heights of 400mm for 140-160 Class Premium models, and 300mm for 50-100 Class Inverter models, which the company says is designed for R22 Retrofit applications, and tight ceiling spaces.
Since 2015, Daikin Industries has provided worldwide free access to 93 patents that aim to support air conditioning manufacturers transition to using R32 Refrigerant. Compared to the commonly used R410A, R32 has a 66 per cent lower Global Warming Potential Factor, which provides less risk of harm to the environment.
During this time Daikin has expanded the use of R32 to a vast majority of its split system ranges.
Nicholas Macdonald, manufacturing manager of Daikin Australia said, “The R32 ranges are the result of the ongoing development of our local R&D and our local manufacturing team. Drawing on the strength of our global business, we are proud to expand our Australian made offering with products incorporating lower GWP refrigerant, and Australian specific design.”