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Midea opens showroom in New York

USA: Chinese air conditioning and heat pump manufacturer Midea has opened its first national showroom and distribution centre in New York.

Located in Queens in the heart of New York City’s five boroughs and in collaboration with distributor Ai-Midea Air Conditioning, the showroom is designed to make heat pumps more accessible and demonstrate Midea’s commitment to integrating advanced heat pump technology into homes across North America. 

It will allow both HVAC professionals and consumers to get hands-on with the latest in heat pump technology and serve as a contractor training centre.

The showroom will illustrate the versatility of heat pump applications across different scenarios. From optimising comfort in single-zone residential spaces to implementing comprehensive multi-zone heat pump systems, the displays are compatible with a wide range of climate conditions and living environments.

Midea RAC director of North America Phil Huang at the official opening

Among the products on display is Midea’s new cold climate heat pump, a successful participant in the US Department of Energy’s Cold Climate Heat Pump Challenge that achieved 118% of rated capacity heating output at -15ºF (-26ºC). 

The showroom also features the Midea packaged window heat pump – winner of the 2024 AHR Innovation Award and component of New York State’s Clean Heat for All Challenge – as well as the new EVOX G3 ducted heat pump system.

The Midea America Research Center (MARC) in Louisville, Kentucky ensures that Midea products featured in the Queens showroom are tailored to meet the specific climates and energy consumption requirements of the US market.

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