Following on from earlier gains in 2022, the Daikin Emura residential air conditioning solution has received further international accolade as a Best 100 product winner in this year’s Good Design Award.
Celebrating 65 years of iconic design, the Good Design Award is managed by the Japan Institute of Design Promotion. Designers and manufacturers worldwide are evaluated by the Award Jury against a range of criteria including innovation, aesthetics and their role in shaping society and the environment for future good.
The Best 100 Award Winner status was granted to Daikin Emura residential air conditioning solution, combining a wall-mounted indoor unit, outdoor unit and remote-control elements. As a winner in the Best 100 category, Daikin Emura will be part of the Good Design Award yearbook and featured in the online gallery.
Daikin Emura: Setting the benchmark
Since its inception, Daikin Emura has been recognised as leading the way in home air conditioning, combining superior functionality and energy performance to maximise indoor comfort and useability in an iconic design. This latest Award acknowledges the further enhancements delivered by the new generation Daikin Emura 3.
In a class of its own
The third generation Daikin Emura has a unique 3D shape incorporating curves and soft shadow lines, representing a harmonised airflow, that together create a distinctive visual effect which brings the indoor unit to life. Designed to blend in, the new indoor unit is now even more compact, with a 10% reduction in overall width. The addition of a new matt black finish to the existing silver and white alternatives offering more flexibility in matching interior design schemes.
The redesigned outdoor unit incorporates a new horizontal front grille, reducing the visibility of the inside fans, while the ivory white casing reflects the sunlight to prevent overheating in summer.
Incorporating the latest technology, Daikin Emura offers intelligent airflow ensuring a constant temperature throughout, while a new heat boost function helps reach set temperatures faster for instant comfort.
Daikin’s Bluevolution technology with low GWP R-32 refrigerant and class-leading A+++ seasonality performance delivers low running costs with optimum efficiency in use. Also, built-in purifying filters and Flash Streamer technology improve indoor air quality to keep homes healthy.
Simplicity and accessibility are key to the Daikin Emura user experience. Sleek new handheld remote units, colour-matched to indoor units and mountable alongside feature a limited number of buttons and easy to use menu for the convenience of users, with more complex features and remote control capabilities available via the Onecta app.
Commenting on the Award, the third this year for Daikin Emura, Hiroyasu Kosuge, brand designer Daikin Technology and Innovation center, said
“Our innovative products and solutions are designed to improve people’s health and well-being and reduce the environmental impact of heating and cooling. The Good Design Award endorses our technical and product design capability in delivering ongoing customer comfort and satisfaction while working towards carbon neutrality.”
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Daikin Europe N.V.
Daikin Europe is a subsidiary of Daikin Industries Ltd. and the leading provider of heating, cooling, ventilation, air purification and refrigeration solutions in Europe, the Middle East and Africa. The company designs, manufactures and brings to market a broad portfolio of equipment, as well as tailor-made solutions for residential, commercial and industrial purposes. To date Daikin Europe has over 12,000 employees working at more than 59 consolidated subsidiaries. It has 12 major manufacturing facilities based in Belgium, the Czech Republic, Germany, Italy, Spain, Turkey, Austria and the UK. The headquarters of the Daikin Europe group are in Belgium, Ostend. The company was established in 1972, production in Europe started in 1973.
About Daikin Industries Ltd.
Based in Osaka, Japan, Daikin Industries employs over 89,000 people worldwide. The global company is market leader for heat pump and air conditioning systems, as well as air filtration. It is the only air conditioning manufacturer in the world that researches, develops and produces all important system components, such as refrigerants, compressors and electronics, in-house. The company achieved € 23.7 billion sales turnover in financial year 2021 (1 April 21 – 31 March 22).
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