Mitsubishi vs. Fujitsu?
We are ready to install three one-to-one ductless mini-split heat pump/AC units in our 35 year old colonial located in Freetown MA. We have talked to two installers and now are stuck trying to decide which brand is the better choice for us. Note, we chose the installer based on his price, which was significantly less than the other. We just can’t decide whether to go with Mitsubishi or Fujitsu.
Like the appearance of the Fujitsu interior heads better – they are slightly smaller – and the HSPF rating is better than the Mitsubishi 11.5 vs. 10. SEER the same (21). Nstar utility rates are currently 20 cents KWH so this difference is significant to us.
The company has been installing and repairing both brands for about 10 years. Warranty on both companies is the same. He isn’t trying to sway us one way or the other – but his experience has been that Mitsubishi is more responsive if/when there is a problem and their parts are easier to get. Also said that Fujitsu has more “connected” parts – so when one goes, you have to replace a series of parts, not just the defective part.
Leaning towards Fujitsu, hopefully for the right reasons…..
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