BELGIUM: Daikin is set to launch its hottest Altherma 4 heat pump selection with versions working with refrigerants R454C and R290 (propane).
Daikin says that the new variety of air to drinking water heat pumps is a response to REPowerEU, the European Commission’s plan to make Europe impartial from Russian fossil fuels, and the phasing out of HFCs in Europe.
With a GWP 148, R454C is an A2L blend of R32 and 1234yf. According to Daikin, the use of this decrease GWP refrigerant gives a broad range of set up choices, making it suitable for use in distinctive types of residential properties across Europe. R290, improved known as propane, is an A3 refrigerant with a GWP of just 3.
The first series, the Daikin Altherma 4 H Standard, will be launched in 2024 in measurements 4kW to 8kW. With an running range down to -25ºC, the warmth pump is reported to be ideal for different nations around the world in Europe and can be applied for numerous styles of warmth distribution systems – from underfloor heating to radiators. Water outlet temperatures are up to 65ºC.
The next sequence is the Daikin Altherma 4 H Quiet using R290 in 8, 10 and 12kW dimensions. As the title indicates, a principal aspect of this collection is a especially low sounds degree. Producing water temperatures of up to 70ºC, it will be offered in equally one- and 3-period units.
Daikin suggests it will give propane in certain merchandise ranges the place the entire refrigerant circuit is installed outside and the place security rules let it. As with other refrigerants, Daikin will also apply unique security steps to units with R290, having into account the overall lifestyle cycle of the models.
The Daikin Altherma 4 sequence was formulated in Europe for the European marketplace. Particular consideration is said to have been paid out to making use of nearby parts to restrict the footprint all over the lifecycle. To optimise general performance, many factors are specifically manufactured for Daikin by European suppliers.