MT. VERNON, NY – Ice Air®, the developer and manufacturer of a wide variety of HVAC units and a member of the AHRI (Air-Conditioning, Heating, & Refrigeration Institute) Certification Program, has announced that four of their Vertical Stack Water Source Heat Pumps (WSHP) products have now earned AHRI certification. The announcement was made by Ice Air Co-CEOs Mo Siegel and Ric Nadel. As an AHRI member, Ice Air’s vertical stack WSHP series products were tested and certified to the highest industry performance standards and will carry the AHRI certified label.
“The AHRI Certification Program encourages high performance standards and recognizes energy efficient products,” says Mo Siegel, Ice Air’s President and Co-CEO. “It’s set up to protect the integrity of the HVAC industry. Our Vertical Stack WSHP’s have met the needs of HVAC system designers for many years. AHRI certification assures our customers that Ice Air equipment meets one of the industry’s benchmark program requirements.”
AHRI Certification Programs are accredited by the Standards Council of Canada (SCC) and Comite Francais d’accreditation (COFRAC) to ISO/IEC Standard 17065 as a Type 4 certification system.
“This gives us the common language we need with our customers and engineers when we talk about our WSHPs,” notes Ric Nadel, Ice Air’s Co-CEO and Chairman. “That means test requirements, rating requirements, minimum data requirements for published ratings are all there, for everyone to see and comprehend. It makes doing business that much better for the entire team.”
Ice Air’s AHRI Performance Certified Vertical Stack WSHP models are: 8VSHPW09, 8VSHPW15, 8VSHPW24, 8VSHPW30. They are the ideal solution for whisper quiet cooling and heating within a tight footprint. With the lowest sound levels and smallest footprints available, Ice Air Vertical Stack WSHPs offer superior value – efficiently heating and cooling with full thermal and acoustical insulation, advanced electronic control interface, high- and low-pressure protection, and condensate overflow sensors.
The AHRI Product Performance Certification Program is a voluntary program, administered and governed by AHRI, which ensures that various types of heating, ventilation, air conditioning, refrigeration, and water heating products perform according to manufacturers’ published claims.
Products that are certified through the AHRI Product Performance Certification Program are continuously tested, at the direction of AHRI, by an independent third-party laboratory, contracted by AHRI, to determine the product’s ability to conform to one or more product rating standards or specifications.
Ice Air, LLC, headquartered in Mount Vernon, New York, develops and manufactures a wide variety of HVAC units to provide superior new construction heating and cooling systems and to replace old installations. Ice Air offers advanced green technologies, environmentally sound “green” refrigerant, and provides world class comfort at high efficiency levels, meeting environmental standards and promoting a healthy environment. In addition to Water Source Heat Pumps Units (WSHP, Ice Air offers: Packaged Terminal A/C (PTACs), Single Package Vertical Air Conditioner and Heat Pumps (SPAC/SPHP), Fan Coil units (FCUs) and Hybrid Water Cooled A/C conditioners (HWCAC).
AHRI certifies the performance of 40 product types in the heating, ventilation, air conditioning, refrigeration, and water heating industry. AHRI’s program complies with ISO Guide 65 and is accepted and specified the world over.
For more information on Ice Air, contact: Tom Glass, Director of Sales and Marketing, Ice Air, LLC, 80 Hartford Ave, Mount Vernon, NY 10553 T: 914-668-4700, E: