Ductless Tools to Save You Time (Ductless Days of Summer 2)

Last year, we provided a round up of HVAC Distributors new tools to help you with ductless installations.

We have some new tools to add to the list to help you with ductless installations to save time, reduce call backs & increase your customer’s satisfaction with your work.

Contact your local branch or account manager for pricing and availability. Web Order Entry customers can see that information through the Web Order Portal.

 Yellow Jacket’s Mini-Split Tool Kit (includes 16″ tool bag)

Yellow Jacket Mini-Split Tool Kit

This tool kit includes everything you need to install or repair a mini-split unit (any brand), including:

  • Heat Pump Manifold designed to handle all mini-split refrigerants & pressures, including heating modes
  • 60″ PLUS II Hoses (RYB), 1/4″ with 1/4″ flare fittings
  • Adjustable Metric Torque Wrench
  • Vacuum Charge Valve with side port
  • And more

You can also purchase the 8 Head Torque Wrench Kit (HVAC Part: 422773) by itself.

RectorSeal® NoKink™ Flexible Refrigerant Line Connector

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Easily install refrigerant lines coming out of the wall to the ductless indoor unit with this flexible line connector.

Other benefits include:

  • 3″ long copper end for easier flaring
  • UL listed for R410A
  • Maximum working pressure of 800 psi, and a burst strength of greater than 4,000 psi.

HVAC Distributors stocks 1/4″ x 3′, 1/2″ x 3′, 3/8″ x 3′ and 5/8″ x 3′ sizes.

Here are the simple installation instructions:

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Daikin Announces Updated Consumer Website

Daikin has announced the launch of the newly updated daikincomfort.com website. The new website offers a complete visual refresh from the previous version and provides a simplified layout with content organized for the consumer experience.

The updated daikincomfort.com will initially focus solely on the consumer and include residential products only. Professional content and commercial product information remains at daikinac.com at this time.*  The updated website includes a new responsive design that is optimized for all internet browsers. Consumers can easily navigate from the Homepage (shown below) to all areas of the website, with prominent placement for Product Registration and Warranty Lookup.

*The content of daikinac.com will be enhanced and integrated into a new professional section of daikincomfort.com, with an anticipated launch later this year.

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New & Improved Features:

  • A newly integrated Product Selector page provides users with minimal HVAC knowledge to identify product features and  select the best match for their needs.
  • The Find a Dealer locator is prominently displayed at the top of each page so the consumer can find a nearby dealer when they are ready to purchase a new system.
  • Future content improvements will include recommended maintenance and basic troubleshooting tips and more about Daikin’s commitment to customer service.

The full Press Release is located at www.daikincomfort.com/press-releases.

Daikin ductless products are available at any of our HVAC Distributors locations and can be ordered by phone or through Web Order Entry.

LG Summer Co-op Marketing Materials Now Available

Boost your residential ductless sales during peak summer season with a Dealer Co-Op Kit from LG.  The Kit is based on the concept of “Comfort Zones,” where everyone has a preferred room temperature.  The marketing materials target homeowners who are looking for a more targeted and effective way  to control the temperature in their home.

Best of all, LG will personalize your ads for free!

Marketing materials include:

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Customizable Ad Sample
  • Print Ads
  • Envelope Stuffers
  • Online Banners
  • Prerecorded Radio Spots
  • Direct Mail

Get your kit here.

Need additional marketing assistance? Contact marketing@hvacdist.com for more information.

Updated: 2016 HVAC Homeowner Rebates – PECO

Philadelphia Area Contractors, read on for current Homeowner Rebates from PECO. For assistance determining qualifying match-ups, use the AHRI site.

PECO Smart Home Rebates can be combined with EAP rebates for additional homeowner savings.

PECO Smart Home Rebates
Updated as of June 1, 2016

Available through HVAC Distributors on:

Amana & Goodman Heat Pumps

Rebate Qualifying Product
$60/Ton ENERGY STAR® 16.0 to 17.99 SEER, 8.5 HSPF, 12.5 EER heat pump system
$110/Ton ENERGY STAR 18.0+ SEER, 8.5 HSPF, 12.5 EER heat pump system

Daikin & LG Ductless Heat Pumps

Rebate Qualifying Product
$75/Ton 16.0 to 17.99 SEER, 8.5 HSPF, 12.5 EER ductless heat pump system
$110/Ton 18+ SEER, 8.5 HSPF, 12.5 EER
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Amana & Goodman Air Conditioners

Rebate Qualifying Product
$50/Ton 15.0 to 17.99 SEER, 12.5 EER central air conditioning system
$85/Ton 18.0+ SEER, 12.5 EER central air conditioning system

Amana & Goodman Natural Gas Furnaces

Rebate Qualifying Product
$100 High Efficiency Furnace Fan
$1,000 Replace a Baseboard or Electric Furnace Heating System with an ENERGY STAR 95%+ AFUE Gas Furnace with <=2% Furnace Fan Efficiency and <2% Air Leakage

ClimateMaster Geothermal Systems

Rebate Qualifying Product
$150 Desuperheater as an Option on a Qualified Geothermal Heat Pump

Dunkirk, HTP and Lochinvar Boilers

Rebate Qualifying Product
$300 ENERGY STAR Natural Gas Boiler (90% AFUE or higher)

Requires:
Homeowner to be a PECO Electric customer. Fuel Switch Rebates require the customer to be a Residential Heat (RH) customer.

Complete details of the PECO Smart Home Rebate program is available here.

You can order qualifying product at any of our HVAC Distributors locations, by phone or through Web Order Entry.

Daikin Ductless Now Available at HVAC Distributors

HVAC Distributors is now offering Daikin Ductless residential and light commercial products as part of its ductless line up.

As your Partner for Success, HVAC Distributors decided to bring the Daikin line on for our customers because:

  • Daikin is a worldwide leader in ductless technology. It’s products are known for energy-efficient and trouble-free operation. All of its ductless products are run with its proprietary inverter technology, which Daikin has perfected over 20 years.
  • Like Amana, Daikin offers the leading residential warranty in the industry – 10 year parts limited warranty on its 15 Series, and 12 year parts limited warranty on its 19 Series and above when the products are registered.
  • Daikin ductless products include options for additional extended service warranties.
  • Daikin’s Enhanced Capacity series (in single & multi-zones) has a heating range of -13°F – 75°F (when used with the optional drain pan heater) and runs on a conventional 15v (single zone) or 20v (multi-zone) circuit.
  • Our Amana Advantage dealers get the additional benefit of 2% marketing funds on all Daikin purchases made through HVAC Distributors. This marketing fund benefit is available to Goodman dealers who commit to offer Daikin ductless, as well.

HVAC Distributors carries residential single- and multi-zone Daikin ductless, as well as the SkyAir light commercial line.

You can order Daikin ductless products at any of our HVAC Distributors locations, by phone or through Web Order Entry. To find out how you can take advantage of the marketing funds benefit (Daikin 3D Program), contact your Account Manager.

 

2016 HVAC Homeowner Rebates – EAP

IMPORTANT NOTICE: The PECO Smart Home Rebates Program has updates effective June 1, 2016.  Click here to view updated program information.

Philadelphia Area Contractors, read on for current Homeowner Rebates from Electrical Association of Philadelphia (EAP). For assistance determining qualifying match-ups, use the AHRI site.

EAP rebates can be combined with PECO Smart Home Rebates, for combined rebates of up to $1,100 per qualifying unitary system and $1,800 for qualifying geothermal systems.

EAP Rebates
Available February 5 – May 13, 2016
Contracts must be signed before April 29, 2016 & installed by May 13, 2016 to qualify.

Available through HVAC Distributors on:

Amana & Goodman Heat Pumps

Rebate Qualifying Product
$500 15.0 to 15.99 SEER, 8.5 HSPF, 12.5+ EER heat pump system
$600 16.0 to 16.99 SEER, 8.5 HSPF, 12.5+ EER heat pump system
$700 17.0 or higher SEER, 8.5 HSPF, 13.0+ EER heat pump system
Heat Pump rebates above increased by $100 when installed as a dual fuel heat pump (hybrid) that includes a 15+ SEER, 8.5 HSPF, 12.5+ EER heat pump

Amana & Goodman Air Conditioners

Rebate Qualifying Product
$300 15.0 to 15.99 SEER, 12.0+ EER central air conditioning system
$500 16.0 to 16.99 SEER, 13.0+ EER central air conditioning system
$700 17.0+ SEER, 13.0+ EER central air conditioning system

Daikin & LG Mini-Splits

Rebate Qualifying Product
$100 per Outdoor Unit Residential Single Zone High Efficiency Equipment – 20.0 SEER, 9.6 HSPF, 12.5+ EER heat pump system
$100 per Outdoor Unit Residential Multi Zone High Efficiency Equipment – 16.0 SEER, 9.0 HSPF, 12.0+ EER heat pump system

ClimateMaster Geothermal Systems

Rebate Qualifying Product
$800 18+ EER geothermal heat pump system

Amana & Goodman Small Commercial (1-5 Ton) High Efficiency Equipment

Rebate Qualifying Product
$300 14.0* SEER, 11 EER, 8.0 HSPF or higher heat pump or A/C packaged system
$300 14.5* SEER, 12 EER, 8.2 HSPF or higher heat pump or A/C split system
* 11.0 EER for systems 6 tons and up

Requires:
Membership in the Electrical Association of Philadelphia & Qualifying Unit Purchase from Qualifying Distributors (HVAC Distributors is a qualifying distributor)

Complete details of the EAP rebate program are available here.

You can order qualifying product at any of our HVAC Distributors locations, by phone or through Web Order Entry.