Friedrich FSHW183 18,000 BTU single zone mini split system includes both the FSHSW18A3A wall unit and the FSHSR18A3A outdoor compressor. Inverter Technology is only the beginning of the standard money-saving features included with Friedrich Floating Air Select Series ductless mini split systems. This technology offers the consumer the ability to run their system much more efficiently, and reduce energy costs all while cooling the space and reaching the desired set temperature more quickly. To help keep the room at a comfortable level, longer, the compressor runs at a lower speed instead of shutting off completely. This helps the system to maintain the set temperature, alleviating the need for the system to start up again from a completely shut down state.
The FSHW183 mini split is a 208/230 Volt, cooling with heat pump system. It features high efficiency ratings including a 18.0 SEER and 9.89 EER. The built-in low ambient cooling capabilities will cool your space when outside temperatures are as low as 0°F. The 19,800 BTU heat pump will work hard to keep you warm. As expected the rated heating capacity does reduce as the temperatures fall. This system cannot be used as a primary heating source for most of the country, but it will give you 12,800 BTUs at 17°F. With its low ambient heating capacity and can continue to provide heat even with temperatures down to -13°F. If you are need to cool a server room or other equipment year round, this unit's low ambient cooling features make it a great choice.
Friedrich's Select Series Floating Air wall unit feature 18,000 BTUs will cool a room that is about 800 sq. ft. Factors such as windows, doors, computers and ceiling height must be factored in when calculating the BTUs you need for your specific installation requirements.
Features of the Standard Wall unit include:
- Auto/Cool/Dry/Fan Only/Heat Modes
- Turbo Mode - maximum performance to quickly bring the room to set temperature
- Quiet operation
- 4 Fan speeds
- Continuous Air Sweep up & down
- Auto-shut flaps when unit is off
- Auto restart after power failure
- 24-hour timer and sleep timer
- Brief display of set or room temperature
In contrast to central air conditioning, which cools your entire house whenever the system turns on, a mini split cools only the space you want cooled, when you want it cooled! When you install a mini split system, you get all the benefits of individualized room comfort control without losing your view or having to remove and store your unit in the off season. Installation of a mini split system is permanent and non-obtrusive. Installing a Friedrich Mini Split is a relatively easy undertaking. Mini split systems do not require duct work and your system should be up and running in a few hours*.
The outdoor unit is pre-charged with R410A refrigerant for 25 feet of line. Additionally, the line sets can be as long as 66 feet between the compressor and the indoor unit with a 65 foot height difference. Line sets are sold separately.
*This unit must be installed by a qualified licensed HVAC technician.
The Friedrich Floating Air Series ductless mini split system comes with a 5 year parts and 5 year compressor Manufacturer's warranty. Total Home Supply offers the option of adding a 5 year labor warranty to your coverage at the time of purchase.