- San Antonio, TX

For Immediate Release (February 9, 2009) San Antonio, Texas — Friedrich Air Conditioning now offers two additional super high efficiency ductless split system heat pumps with SEER ratings of 20.0, a full 54% more efficient than the current efficiency requirement.

The M09YG and the M12YG join an already extensive line of high efficiency ductless split system products offered by Friedrich. Both are wall-mounted heat pumps with respective capacities of 9,000 and 12,000 BTU/h. These systems feature advanced Inverter Technology that reaches the desired temperature setting faster, maintains it more accurately and uses less energy.

The M09YG and the M12YG feature automatic changeover from cooling to heating mode to maintain the desired set temperature. Other features include an LCD remote control, 24-hour timer with sleep timer, 4 fan speeds, 5 operational modes (auto, cool, dry, fan, heat), auto swing louvers, continuous "air sweep", a washable, removable air filter, and sleek louvers that automatically close when not in use.

According to Brian Campbell, Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Friedrich Air Conditioning, "The Friedrich high efficiency line of ductless split systems has been well received by both consumers and by our extensive dealer/distributor network. The demand for our ductless products has exceeded our expectations and positive feedback led us to further enhance the line with the highest efficiency ductless product we have ever offered. "

Friedrich Air Conditioning Company offers a full line of high efficiency ductless split systems including single and multi-zone wall-mounted systems, universal mount floor/ceiling systems, low-profile ceiling cassette systems and ceiling suspended models. One third of these systems boast super high ratings ranging from 16.5 to 20.0 SEER. The entire Friedrich line features environmentally-friendly R410A refrigerant.

All are ARI performance certified and carry ETL approval. Ideal applications include home zone cooling, businesses, commercial buildings, restaurants, retail buildings, room additions or renovations, home offices and computer rooms, warehouses and any other application where ducted applications are expensive or difficult to install.

Founded 1883, the North American manufacturing company is headquartered in San Antonio, Texas. Friedrich product lines include room air conditioners, single package vertical air conditioners, packaged terminal air conditioners, thru-the-wall air conditioners, ductless split systems, portable air conditioners and top-rated electronic air cleaners. For additional information or to locate the authorized Friedrich dealer/distributor nearest you, visit the Friedrich website at www.friedrich.com