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Featuring intelligent features that can maintain energy efficiency without any reduction in comfort, Fujitsu’s range are the highest rated in our top 5 recommended brands, with a rating of 4.5 out of 5. They utilise cutting edge technology, building on their expansive knowledge to improve products that are also easy to keep clean. Fujitsu’s filter devices reduce pollution and bacteria in either home or office. Built in human sensors contribute to reductions in energy consumption, making the units economical to run.
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHIAA) are also highly regarded, being awarded Most Satisfied Customers 2020 by Canstar Blue. Mitsubishi Heavy Industries combine technology from the energy, space, aviation, automotive and environment sectors to produce innovative air conditioning solutions. Placed in our top 5 recommended brands, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries received an overall Compare rating of 4 out of 5.
Fujitsu’s residential options are equipped to cover different kinds of environments and spaces. An inbuilt Human Sensor detects motion allowing Fujitsu’s Air Conditioning units to switch to power saving mode after 20 minutes of no movement, returning to normal operations when movement is detected again.
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries are designed to deliver comfort all year round no matter how harsh the weather becomes. Mitsubishi Heavy Industries’ residential range offers a wide range of systems, including wall mounted split, floor standing and ducted. These units are built to last and feature inbuilt smart technology to deliver maximum comfort.
Fujitsu offers differing capacity units to suit various spaces. Fujitsu’s 4 different types of split systems include; Classic Series, Designer Series, Lifestyle Series (Cooling only) and Lifestyle Series (Heating and Cooling). These units can make utility bills more affordable, with up to 30% more efficiency than conventional fixed speed units. Fujitsu’s units suit various spaces with differing capacity needs. Allergy friendly, the units harness static electricity to pull pollutants from the air.
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries has a sizeable wall mounted split system range including; Avanti Plus Series, Avanti Series, Bronte Series, SRK-ZMP Series and the SRK-ZMXA Series. These ranges harness smart technology and sensors to automatically deliver comfort in the most efficiently manner. This range received a score of 3 out of 5 from our review team, with Fujitsu’s split system range being rated at 4 out of 5.
A floor standing series a good option for keeping small, limited spaces comfortable. Mitsubishi Heavy Industries’ units offer Hi Power mode, for rapid cooling and heating, and Dry Operation for hot, humid spaces.
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries’ SRF-ZMXA floor standing series features an Allergen Clear Filter, optional wi-fi control and flexible installation. For this range our reviewers rated Mitsubishi Heavy Industries’ range at 3.5 out of 5.
Fujitsu’s Cassette Range units fit under the ceiling with only the grille showing and are designed to deliver an even temperature distribution and wide airflow. Features including a weekly timer, sleep timer and economy mode control energy consumption without loss of comfort. Fujitsu’s cassette units make cleaning easy with a removable grille and louvres that can be wiped down.
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries’ systems in this series include the FDUA Series (High Static Pressure) and FDUM Series (Medium Static Pressure). Both feature an efficient, quiet DC Motor. Other notable features include Temperature Auto Return, Fresh Air and a 15 minute power boost that can quickly heat or cool your home. Their SRR-ZM bulkhead system is only 200mm in height, with an option for users to program periods of operation time with reduced noise levels, which is ideal for sleeping or working from home.
Fujitsu’s range received a rating of 3.5 out of 5 with Mitsubishi Heavy Industries’ ducted range not far behind on a rating of 3 out of 5.
Rated 4 out 5 by our review team, Fujitsu’s units in this series include 8kW Inverter Multi and Multi System Series. Attachable to a range of indoor units, they offer solutions for different spaces, even those in apartment blocks. Fujitsu’s systems have energy saving settings, with individual rooms being heated or cooled separately; so rooms not in use can have their units off, conserving energy.
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries can match their outdoor SCM-ZM and SCM-ZS multi-split series with a wide range of indoor units including ducted, wall mounted and floor standing. The outdoor units offer convenient installation via a 70m long pipe. Some of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries’ units feature automatically activated defrosting to prevent the heat exchanger from frosting up. Mitsubishi Heavy Industries’ multi systems have excellent features, resulting in their matching score of 4 out of 5.
Fujitsu’s Ceiling/Floor Console Range are slim and lightweight, designed to discretely fit into homes that may not have wall space for multi and split systems. They are easy to install with floor consoles providing easy access and maintenance for the users/technicians. Fujitsu offers a quiet and energy efficient range, with a wide capacity range of 2.6kW to 14.0 kW, to suit differing climates and spaces.
Fujitsu’s Ceiling/Floor Console Range was rated a solid 4 out of 5 by our review team.
Fujitsu and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries’ commercial ranges can be used in diverse applications including apartment blocks, health centres, hotels, schools and shopping centres. Both brands assist clients in designing a system tailored to their needs and specifications, consulting with them to select the right combination of units to meet their needs.
Fujitsu’s split system range limits the energy usage of the air conditioner. Their commercial split systems offer the same range as their residential units, incorporating the Classic Series, Designer Series, Lifestyle Series (Cooling only) and Lifestyle Series (Heating and Cooling). These can be used for both small and larger spaces from a small office to a boardroom. Featuring catechin, which is highly effective against bacteria growth, healthier air is delivered to those within the space.
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries’ range of indoor multi split units utilise jet engine technology to deliver even airflow. They also feature inverter and smart technology, with both internal and external units protected against humidity to extend the life of the product. These systems include Wall Mounted Split Systems, Floor Standing units, Bulkhead Systems and Ducted Systems as discussed above in the residential range.
Fujitsu’s split system range scored highly, with a rating of 4 out of 5, with Mitsubishi Heavy Industries’ units receiving a rating of 3.5 out of 5.
Fujitsu’s high capacity Air Stage VRF Systems include the J-III Series J-IIS Series V-II Series VR-II Series ranges. These systems have been developed by Fujitsu over a period of 35 years, utilising state of the art technology. This range is impressively diverse and received a rating of a 4 out of 5 by our review team.
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries’ VRV systems were also rated 4 out of 5. They deliver space saving solutions, with a variety of combinations and high capacities. These ranges can be applied to projects from individual apartments to an entire multistorey building, with up to 200 units controlled efficiently and cost-effectively via a central management system.
Designed to be discrete, Fujitsu’s Cassette Range blends in with their surroundings. Features to control energy consumption include a weekly timer, sleep timer and economy mode. These are engineered to be energy efficient without loss of comfort. Easy to clean, these cassettes feature a removable grille and louvres that can be wiped down.
With a strong rating of 4 out of 5, Fujitsu’s commercial cassette systems deliver an even temperature distribution and wide airflow.
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries’ ducted system range includes the FDE, FDT and FDTC Series. These units have internal features that make them energy and maintenance efficient. Continuing to harness their technical knowledge, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries have included an internal microcomputer that can run an automatic diagnostic assessment. This can indicate when a filter needs cleaning, while inbuilt sensors can read how the room is occupied and adjust temperatures accordingly.
Refrigerant piping on these units can be arranged in 3 directions; rear, right or up, allowing for a variety of installation options. Mitsubishi Heavy Industries’ ducted systems score averaged out at 3.25 out of 5.
With the capacity to be connected to up to six indoor units simultaneously, Fujitsu’s multi systems can be independently controlled. The range includes a selection of 14 models, ranging in capacity from 2.3kW to 8kW. This provides combinations to suit almost any commercial space. Fujitsu’s Inverter Multi and Multi System Series are energy efficient and were rated 4 out of 5.
Fujitsu’s VRF systems offer a wide range of options to suit small office spaces to large-scale buildings, across any kind of environment in Australia. Some of this series can cool one side of a building while the other utilises heating, matching the environment. These systems are discussed further above in the VRF Systems section.
Fujitsu’s Ceiling/floor console range can be installed on the floor or under the ceiling, designed for homes with limited wall space for multi and split systems. The floor consoles provide easy maintenance and installation with simple access.
Fujitsu offers a wide capacity selection to suit differing climates, from 2.6kW to 14.0kW. These systems are quiet and energy efficient, receiving a rating of 3.5 out of 5.