Choosing a Multisplit Heat Pump System
I’m seeking some advice on whether to go with the hyper-heat or not. I’m replacing baseboard heating with Mitsubishi multi-splits and I will have no back-up heating. Located in Vancouver, BC, Canada.
The three companies I’ve contacted have said the regular non-hyper-heat models will be sufficient. The coldest ever temperature in Vancouver was -18C in 1950 and 1968, and generally -8 to -10C is the coldest day each year (although we hit -16 for one day in 2021).
Any thoughts? The hyper-heat is approximately $10,000 CAD more for the home (~2400 sqft). I’m thinking they are probably right, and I could always get portable electric heating units if it ever really does get cold enough that the heat pumps stop heating. The companies all claim the non hyper models will keep heating down to -20C (at reduced capacity, of course). Any personal experiences with this?
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