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Daikin Altherma Flex Type wins innovation award

Published:  01 June, 2011

WEYBRIDGE: Billed as "the world-first heat pump for multiple occupancy buildings", the Daikin Altherma Flex Type air-to-water heat pump has won the Innovation Award for Environmental Technology at the Environment and Energy Awards.

The award was presented at a ceremony on Tuesday 24 May at the National Motorcycle Museum, Birmingham, as part of Sustainability Live.

Daikin Altherma Flex Type outclassed short-listed contenders, including Environmental Innovations, Enval, Sainsbury’s and Aeolus Technologies to scoop the award and was among a record number of entries to this year’s competition.

Peter Verkempynck, managing director of Daikin UK, said: “The Daikin Altherma Flex Type heat pump is a genuinely innovative product, capable of providing highly energy efficient heating and hot water for multiple occupancy buildings, from domestic apartments and university accommodation, to schools and even prisons.

"As a wholly-owned subsidiary of Daikin Europe, Daikin UK is delighted that the Environment and Energy Award judges have recognised this innovation and the contribution that the Daikin Altherma Flex Type can make to low carbon buildings of the future.”