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Mitsubishi Mr. Slim is the most common example of such a system. I have seen them in several places out west, but not so much in the eastern US. They are very popular in Japan, and other Pacific countries (notice the band names of most of the systems), but they are just starting to become common in the US. As I understand it, these systems became popular ...


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The point of a super insulated home or a Passive house is that they rely on the body heat of the occupants plus the heat from the various gadgets in the home to keep them warm, with the insulation slowing the heat loss. A home built to Passive house standard will usually be fitted with hydronic heating (probably as the new owners are not sure that it will do ...


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I can't say anything about the efficiency difference between single unit or minisplit systems for a single room, but for 809 sq ft, 24000 btu (2 tons of refrigeration) seems like a high estimate based on the information here: http://www.energystar.gov/?c=roomac.pr_properly_sized ...


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There is an adapter that allows the Nest Thermostat, (or any other 24v thermostat), to control most brands of Mini Split A/C's and Heat Pumps. It is cheap and easy to install. It is made by "JP Manufacturing" and they can be found at NestMiniSplitAdapters.com . I have also seen them on Ebay lately. We retrofitted 26 mini splits at a hotel in Palm ...


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Found some Mini Split units that can use standard 24VAC thermostat controls and it is made by EMI - Enviromaster International LLC - USA. After much searching the only standard 24VAC controllable units found were a handful of EMI's fixed capacity commercial mini split units. R-410A - WLCG/WLHG Wall Air Handler , Model: R-410A - WLCG/WLHG. The working ...



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