Brussels, 10th December 2020 – Daikin Europe today announces the release of an upgraded version of its air-to-water heat pump range powered by Bluevolution with R-32 refrigerant: the Daikin Altherma 3 R. Released in 2018, the Daikin Altherma 3 line set an international standard for heat pump performance. Now, the product includes remote control, voice control assistance and a redesigned outdoor unit casing, which are the result of Daikin's mission to always find new ways to improve features that are important to our consumers.
A new set of improvements
The Daikin Altherma 3 R features significant improvements which increase the installer and user experience of Daikin’s Altherma 3 line of heat pumps. First, the product can be controlled from anywhere with the Daikin Residential Controller application that includes the voice control assistance thanks to links with Google Assistant or Amazon Alexa. But Daikin also listened to installers and improved the outdoor unit casing, simplifying the installation and maintenance of the unit.
Daikin’s Altherma 3 line was initially released in 2018. The system set a new standard for heat pumps internationally as the first air-to-water heat pump featuring Bluevolution technology and R32 refrigerant. Thanks to a new set of improvements, the Daikin Altherma 3 R gets closer to customer needs.
Patrick Crombez, General Manager Daikin Europe Heating and Renewables : “Our Daikin development team is continuously trying to find ways to improve our existing heat pumps with features that are important to our end users. Connectivity is one of those features, as well as environmental friendliness. Our upgraded heat pumps, such as the Daikin Altherma 3 R, are also easier to install and maintain. This make the installer’s job easier than ever.”
3 different indoor units
All designed to heat new builds or low energy houses, Daikin Altherma 3 R offers a wide range to adapt to the customer’s needs.
- Daikin Altherma 3 R F, the floor standing unit with integrated domestic hot water tank, is the ideal system to deliver heating, domestic hot water and cooling. This “all-in” model reduces the installation footprint and height.
- Daikin Altherma 3 R ECH2O is renowned for its ability to maximise renewable energy sources to provide the ultimate comfort in heating, domestic hot water and cooling. With its solar connection and its ECH2O tank integrated, this heat pump uses more renewable energy while achieving the highest standards for water sanitation.
- Daikin Altherma 3 R W is a wall mounted unit which offers a high flexibility of installation and hot water connection for small spaces. This wall mounted heat pumps can also be combined with a thermal store.
For more information about Daikin’s Altherma 3 R heat pumps and its technical specifications, please consult the attached product leaflet.
75% reduction in environmental impact
Low temperature air-to-water heat pumps are an energy-efficient solution for heating, cooling and hot water production. When combined with underfloor heating or heat pump convectors, the configuration requires less energy to heat every home.
Just like other new generation heat pumps from Daikin, Altherma 3 R heat pumps are equipped with R32 refrigerant. R32 refrigerant has paved the way for heat pumps with a reduced environmental impact and increased performance. Indeed, this refrigerant reduce the environmental impact of heat pumps by 75% and need 30% less charge compared to R410-A refrigerant.
The Daikin Altherma 3 R offers enhanced performance and a broad product line up.
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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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