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February 10, 2016
Johnson Controls – Hitachi Air Conditioning (JCH)

[Products for Japanese market only]

Only for reference. This press release is for Japan market only.

JCH adds FLEXMULTI heating-cooling changeover multiple air conditioning system for buildings (high efficiency type)

Achieving industry’s leading*1 energy-saving performance*2 (Type 280) with smaller footprint

Johnson Controls – Hitachi Air Conditioning (CEO: Franz Cerwinka) will release the FLEXMULTI heating-cooling changeover multiple air conditioning system for buildings (high efficiency type) in April 2016.

This series delivers significantly improved operational efficiency at low workloads, attaining the industry’s leading energy saving performance of APF2015*2 (6.3*3) with Type 280. With the addition of 9 models (Type 1060 – 1500) to the existing 17 models (Type 140 – 1000), the company’s lineup will expand to a total of 26 models. By increasing the capacity of a single unit, the Type 400, for example, requires about 44%*4 less space for the outdoor unit (compared to the company’s current model).

All 24 standard type models (8 – 54 hp) will also be introduced

(*1)As of February 10, 2016. When multiple air conditioning systems for buildings are used in combination with “4-way Ceiling Cassette”
(*2)Annual Performance Factor based on JIS B 8616:2015
(*3)APF2015 value based on JIS B 8616:2015
(*4)In comparison with current RAS-AP400DG4 model

■Main features of new product [FLEXMULTI heating-cooling changeover (high efficiency type)]

1.Achieves the industry’s leading APF2015 (with Type 280)
2.Lineup expanded to 26 models (Type 140 – 1500)
3.44% less space for outdoor unit (with Type 400)

■Models and availability

Model (hp/number of models) Availability
FLEXMULTI
Heating-cooling changeover high efficiency type
Type 140 – 1500 (5- 54/26 models*1) April 2016
FLEXMULTI
Heating-cooling changeover standard type
Type 224 – 1500 (8-54/24 models*1) April 2016

*1 Number of combinations of outdoor units

■Product inquiries

Johnson Controls – Hitachi Air Conditioning [main]
(New Pier Takeshiba South Tower) 1-16-1, Kaigan, Minato-ku, Tokyo 105-0022, Japan
Tel: 81(0)3-6721-5567