LG Electronics, a global leader in Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning, has unveiled its newest Multi V 5 Commercial Air conditioner into the Nigeria market. The event aimed at ensuring penetration of this commercial air conditioner into the market to meet the growing need for air conditioners that can perform on a higher level took place at the prestigious Eko Hotel & Suites Lagos. This move is coming at a time LG is looking at the direction of laying more emphasis on its business to business in Nigeria, where the demand for energy-saving technology is increasing on a daily basis.
The unveiling of the Multi V 5 which is LG’s newest Heating Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC) solution is evident of the electronic giant’s drive to always be ahead of competition and lead in innovation by ensuring consumers’ satisfaction and comfort is a key concern when manufacturing products. Expectedly, this cutting edge technology would gain significant market share in Nigeria and indeed Sub-Sahara Africa
Interestingly, the Multi V 5 solution is designed to offer exceptional performance even in extreme climate conditions with its streamlined functionality optimizing energy efficiency and maximizing user comfort at all time. It is equipped with an innovative Dual Sensing Control that monitors temperature and humidity level to efficiently manage cooling and heating. The Multi V 5 is no doubt a powerful climate control solution that can excel in tough climates.
The Multi V 5 has an impressive 4 sided heat exchanger with a coating composed of an enhanced epoxy resin to protect vital components robust protection from various corrosive external elements such as air airborne salt and pollution. LG’s corrosion resistances technologies allowed the Multi V to pass the ISO accelerated corrosion test conducted by an independent test organization.
Moreover, the LG MULTI V 5’s new Ultimate Inverter Compressor offers unrivalled efficiency, reliability and durability. Improving on the 15 to 150 Hz operational range of its predecessor, it operates from 10 Hz to 165 Hz. This widened range increases part load efficiency and enhances the MULTI V 5’s ability to quickly reach the desired temperature. The MULTI V 5 features an enhanced bearing system layered with PEEK (Polyetheretherketone) – an advanced material normally used in airplane engines – this efficient infrastructure allows the MULTI V 5 to operate for sustained periods without any oil. In addition, the MULTI V 5’s Smart Oil Management uses sensors to check the compressor’s oil balance in real time, minimizing unnecessary oil recovery operation.
General Manager, Air conditioning and Energy Solution division LG Electronics West Africa operations, Mr. Cholyong Park said: “As a company with a great focus on producing energy saving and efficient products, we are happy to introduce the Multi V 5 into the Nigerian market, with this product in the market, we are in a better position to work with our dealers and business partners to make LG the No. 1 provider of smart and efficient HVAC solutions.”
Equipped with LG’s exclusive Ocean Black Fin, the MULTI V 5 is protected from corrosive substances such as salt, sand and other elements brought in by sea winds as well as industrial pollution. The black coating of the Ocean Black Fin heat exchanger keeps water from accumulating in order to minimize moisture buildup. The durability enhancement prolongs the product’s lifespan and lowers maintenance costs, paving the way for improved performance.
Efficient systems like the Smart Load Control make it possible to effectively regulate outdoor unit discharge refrigerant temperature, increasing energy efficiency anywhere from 15 to 31 percent depending on humidity conditions. This is ideal especially for tropical environments as the Smart Load Control function’s comprehensive understanding of its surroundings helps optimize energy efficiency while maximizing indoor comfort levels. Typical VRFs normally fluctuate considerably in order to maintain a set indoor temperature, making them highly inefficient.
Unlike previous models that required manual cleaning, the Auto Dust Removal feature allows the LG MULTI V 5 to provide fully automated, convenient cleaning. The feature removes dust on the outdoor unit’s heat exchanger by reversing fan rotation to eliminate accumulated sand and dust. This makes it possible for users to operate their air conditioners comfortably without worrying about the malfunctions that can occur due to dust accumulation. The innovative biomimetic fan, 4-sided heat exchanger, and improved compressor performance, the MULTI V 5’s efficiency and capacity have each been enhanced, making it possible for a single ODU to reach 26.
Utilising research from the Seoul National University’s Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, the engineers behind the MULTI V 5 drew on inspiration from humpback whale flippers when designing the fan. Moreover, the solution’s advanced biomimetic fan significantly increases wind capacity.