Carrier Introduces New, Fully Communicative, Ductless Heating and Cooling Products

Carrier Introduces New, Fully Communicative, Ductless Heating and Cooling Products

Carrier recently launched a new Performance™ Series high wall ductless system including the 40MAHB indoor unit and 38MARB outdoor unit, and the multi-poise 40MBAA air handler. As the latest, fully communicative additions in Carrier’s evolving ductless line of heating and cooling offerings, the products provide versatility and energy efficiency, as well as single and multi-zone capabilities. The indoor high wall 40MAHB unit provides seasonal energy efficiency ratio (SEER) ratings up to 28.1 and heating seasonal performance factor (HSPF) ratings up to 13.0 and is available in sizes 9k through 36k. The 40MBAA boasts SEER ratings up to 20.0 and HSPF ratings up to 10.0, and is available in sizes 24k, 36k and 48k. Carrier is a part of Carrier Global Corporation (NYSE: CARR), the leading global provider of healthy, safe and sustainable building and cold chain solutions.

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