News/Press Releases

Santa Fe College Pilots Daikin University Training Program

February 26, 2014

Daikin has named Gainesville, Florida’s Santa Fe College as the first post-secondary institution to pilot the complete Daikin University training program. Daikin donated equipment to the college’s Heating, Air Conditioning, Refrigeration and Ventilation (HARV) Program, where students can complete a degree in just two years with intensive hands-on training. Read the full release here >

VRV Meets VAV with the New DZK (Daikin Zoning Kit)

December 17, 2013

Daikin is pleased to introduce the new DZK, offering multi-zone temperature control similar to VAV (Variable Air Volume), but with the efficiencies of Daikin VRV or SkyAir. One indoor fan coil can serve up to 6 individual zones, using motorized dampers to control airflow in response to zone thermostats. The DZK helps reduce both equipment and installation cost, while providing exceptional comfort conditions on an individualized basis. Learn more about the DZK>

Daikin Announces Fall Dealer Rebate Program

October 15, 2013

Daikin announced a Fall Rebate Program for U.S. Daikin Dealers, offering incentives for the KE Series (18 SEER, 8.5 HSPF) Ductless Mini-Split AC and Heat Pump systems purchased and installed between October 15 and December 31, 2013. Claims can be made until January 15th, 2014, through the DaikinACRewards website. See the Fall Rebate Press Release>

Daikin VRV Dealer Presents at Comfortech 2013

October 1, 2013

Daikin Dealer Blaine Aldrich, of Comfort Service Inc., Deland, Florida, was a featured presenter at the Comfortech HVAC conference and product show, held in late September in Philadelphia. The special session Mr. Aldrich participated in was entitled "New Business Opportunities Using VRF and Inverter Technologies", and involved more than 100 HVAC contractors from across the country. See the full press release>

Daikin University Now Offering NATE-Certified Training at 24 Locations

July 30, 2013

Daikin offers a variety of quality training programs for their ductless AC systems, Inverter Heat Pumps, VRV systems and Controls to provide technicians with outstanding tools and resources. Attending Daikin University can not only help technicians earn the CE credits they are required to earn to maintain certification, it can help technicians advance their careers by becoming more valuable to their employers and their customers. Read the full release here >

Daikin Heat Pump and VRV Systems Receive OSHPD Seismic Certification

July 23, 2013

Daikin is pleased to announce the immediate avaliability of OSHPD-certified Split Systems, Quaternity, SkyAir, VRVIII-S and VRVIII, including a broad range of ducted and ductless indoor units. All models certified are standard Daikin products, and there is no additonal cost for the certification. Read More>

Daikin AC Offers New Economizer Accessory for Ducted Fan Coils

July 9, 2013

Daikin has introduced a new outside air economizer accessory for FXMQ-P and FBQ ducted fan coils. Single enthalpy control is standard, with optional CO2 and dual (comparative) enthalpy control available, using Honeywell JADE™ logic controls for easy installation and setup. Filtration options include MERV 8 and MERV 13 filters. For the press release click here.

Daikin Releases Guidelines for ASHRAE Standard 15 and 34 Considerations

June 12, 2013

Today Daikin released a technical article discussing how VRV/VRF system installations can be designed to adhere to ASHRAE Standards 15 and 34. These safety standards do not yet address the specific features and technology of VRV/VRF systems, and this article provides a step-by-step process and reference checklist that can be used as a guide to help determine compliance with the standards. Read the full release here> 

Daikin Provides Clarifications to Geothermal System Comparisons

May 29, 2013

Daikin released a technical article clarifying marketing information being published by other manufacturers, comparing performance of geothermal water source heat pump and air-cooled VRV heat pump systems installed at the updated ASHRAE Headquarters in Atlanta, Georgia. Daikin's position is that the published "efficiency numbers" are of little real value, and the messaging potentially misleading, as the comparisons are made without consideration of load characteristics. Read more here >

Daikin Introduces the ENVi Wi-Fi Enabled Programmable Thermostat

May 21, 2013

Today Daikin is introducing the ultimate in-home comfort convenience, the new web-enabled Daikin ENVi intelligent thermostat for use with single- and multi-split systems. The Daikin ENVi is accessible via the web for monitoring, schedule and setpoint changes, alerts, and service reminders. The high-resolution color LCD screen is backlit for easy visibility with bold graphics. ENVi is offered with a free, secure, personalized web environment to view and manage all aspects of comfort system operation. More >

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