The Northwest ductless market has been busy in Q2! Ductless system market infrastructure continues to grow:
  • Daikin opened a new U. S. manufacturing facility in Texas
    • The Daikin Texas Technology Park (DTTP) consolidates many of the company's HVAC, manufacturing and logistic facilities into one place
    • Ductless heat pumps will be part of the DTTP product line
    • It is reportedly the largest facility investment Daikin has made in its 90-year history; read more here
  • Two new distributors began carrying ductless equipment
    • Platt Electric offers Panasonic
    • Pacific Plumbing offers LG
  • Four new ductless training centers
    • Pacific Plumbing opened three LG training centers in the Puget Sound region
    • Blacks Wholesale opened a Daikin training center in Spokane
  • Fujitsu, LG and Mitsubishi now host a rebate center on their websites to offer customers a one-stop-shop experience
Read on to learn more about upcoming promotional offerings and resource updates.
Mitsubishi - Gensco is offering a set-price promotion for manufactured home residents. This is the first promotion Mitsubishi and Gensco have supported offering a flat rate to consumers for ductless equipment and installation.  This offer is available from August 1 through November 25, 2017 for selected single-zone standard and cold climate products in 12k and 15k Btu sizes. You must install and claim by December 25, 2017. Check this link after August 7 for marketing materials you can use to help increase your sales. Contact Gensco to see how you can offer this promotion to your customers!
As  always, make sure to visit the  promotions page  on to be aware of available offerings.
The Project updated the homeowner guide based on utility and market partner feedback to include new content: 
  • A quick reference list of homeowner maintenance actions to extend the life of their system
  • Features to look for when purchasing a professional maintenance package
  • Guidance on when to use secondary heating and cooling systems
  • Recommendations for usage during extreme cold weather 
Use this guide to help your customers extend the life of their ductless systems and make the most of their energy savings. 

The NW Ductless Heat Pump Project is an initiative of the Northwest Energy Efficiency Alliance (NEEA). NEEA is an alliance of more than 140 Northwest utilities and energy efficiency organizations working to accelerate the innovation and adoption of energy-efficient products, services and practices in the Northwest.