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Air-to-air heat pumps and air conditioners

MEPS: Minimum requirements at rated capacity (from AS/NZS 3823.2-2013 table 3.1)

Product Description

Minimum AEER
for New Zealand only

Minimum AEER
and/or ACOP for Australia.
Minimum ACOP for New Zealand

Non ducted unitary, <10kW

2.84

3.10

Non ducted unitary, 10kW to <19kW

2.75

3.10

Non ducted split systems, <4kW*

3.33

3.66

Non ducted split systems, 4kW to <10kW*

2.93

3.22

Non ducted split systems, 10kW to 19kW*

2.75

3.10

Ducted systems, <10kW*

2.75

3.10

Ducted systems, 10kW to <19kW*

2.75

3.10

Multi-split systems, <4kW 3.66** 3.66**
Multi-split systems, 4kW to <10kW 3.22** 3.22**
Multi-split systems, 10kW to 19kW 3.10** 3.10**

All configurations, 19kW to 39kW

3.10**

3.10**

All configurations, >39kW to 65kW

2.90**

2.90**

* Excludes multi-split systems
** Includes multi-split systems 

Water source heat pumps and air conditioners

MEPS: Minimum requirements at rated capacity (see note)

Cooling and/or Heating capacity

Minimum AEER and/or ACOP 
1 April 2011

< 39.0 kW

3.50

≥ 39.0 kW to 65 kW

3.20

Note: This table includes requirements for Air Conditioners with water cooled condensers and water sourced heat pumps (water loop heat pumps) within the scope of AS/NZS 3823.1.3.

The rated capacity is defined under condition T1 in AS/NZS 3823.1.1, AS/NZS3823.1.2, AS/NZS3823.1.3 or AS/NZS 3823.1.4 as applicable.