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Is this just the same as Daikin's Altherma? Thoughts?

https://www.arcticheatpumps.com/cold-climate-heat-pump-overview.html
Serving Northern Maine HVAC & Controls. I burn wood, it smells good!

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  • GW
    GW Member Posts: 4,542
    45 or 55c max water temp, maybe a new condo?
    Gary Wilson
    Wilson Services, Inc
    Northampton, MA
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  • Solid_Fuel_Man
    Solid_Fuel_Man Member Posts: 2,456
    Would work well for radiant slabs or low temp emitters. What ever happened to the Altherma? I never actually saw one in person.
    Serving Northern Maine HVAC & Controls. I burn wood, it smells good!
  • megharrington
    megharrington Member Posts: 5
    The Altherma likely failed in the North American market because they were operating from outside the U.S. and didn't have the heavy support here needed to introduce a new product like this.

    SpacePak/Mestek does though http://spacepak.com/hydronic-heating-and-cooling
    Meagan Harrington
    Mestek / SpacePak
    Marketing Manager
    Westfield, MA
    [email protected]
  • Aermec
    Aermec Member Posts: 2
    Altherma did not meet the California Energy Code, that was the end of it
  • pecmsg
    pecmsg Member Posts: 2,896
    > @Aermec said:
    > Altherma did not meet the California Energy Code, that was the end of it
    It caused Cancer!