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Daikin Receives Special Seismic Certification For Central AC, Heat Pump And VRV Systems



Carrollton, TX – Daikin AC is pleased to announce the availability of OSHPD-certified Daikin models for hospitals and other projects that require OSHPD’s Special Seismic Certification Preapproval (OSP), as well as for any project that requires equipment be tested and certified to meet IBC (International Building Code) standards. Models in the certification include Daikin’s Split Systems, Quaternity, SkyAir, VRVIII-S, VRVIII and a broad range of ducted and ductless indoor units. There is no additional cost for OSHPD-certified products, which provide customers with cost-effective, preapproved HVAC solutions.


OSHPD (California’s Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development) requires that in order to earn the OSP, models are rigorously tested to applicable codes and standards (IBC 2009, ASCE 7-05, ICC-ES AC-156, CBC 2010 [effective 1/1/2013]) using the tri-axial motion method (three simultaneous directions completed in one run). All models certified are standard Daikin products. For more detail, a copy of the certification can be viewed directly from the OSHPD website at: .



About Daikin AC (Americas), Inc.


Daikin AC offers North America intelligent heating and cooling solutions with superior energy performance and sophisticated design. The company, based in Carrollton, Texas, is a subsidiary of Daikin Holdings (USA), Inc., which is owned by the Japan-based Daikin Industries, Ltd. Daikin's products are sold in more than 100 countries internationally and the company earned a combined US $15.2 billion in sales in FY2011 making it the largest HVAC manufacturer in the world. Daikin has over 50,000 employees worldwide and has close to 200 subsidiaries and affiliates. Daikin Industries, Ltd is a publicly held company traded in Japan, and traded on the Tokyo Stock Exchange.

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