By Fourways Airconditioning

Fourways Airconditioning, the sole distributors of Samsung air conditioners, helped to bring world-class temperature-controlled comfort to The Azure with world-class air conditioning systems.

The Azure, in Camps Bay, Cape Town, is an exclusive residential estate nestled between the Lion’s Head and Twelve Apostles mountains, and serene Camps Bay Beach. Each of the four luxury homes in this development is stylish and contemporary yet timeless in elegance, each complemented by elemental stone and timber finishes that harmoniously blend with the beauty of the natural surroundings.

With the price of electricity in South African continuing to increase due to the country’s persistent energy crisis, consumers are struggling to keep up with the increase in tariffs.

Limited space, while not compromising on the design of a first-class elegant property, was also a priority.

With this in mind, HVAC consulting engineers Jo Lubbe & Associates, sought to integrate an energy-efficient heating and cooling system that would help keep occupants’ utility costs at a minimum while still providing maximum capacity and taking up limited space. As a solution, accredited HVAC installers Airwise Airconditioning approached Fourways Air who assisted with the design that fitted with outstanding eco-conscious HVAC technologies.

Installed units

A total of four AM120 Samsung DVM S Eco outdoor units combined with 28 Samsung Inverter Midwall Split indoor units were chosen for the project, totalling a 114300btu cooling capacity per residence.

A prime benefit of the Samsung DVM S Eco system is its advanced performance and top-class energy efficiency coupled with compact design and minimal noise levels, ensuring not only maximum savings on electricity but also maximum comfort with optimal temperature control and undisturbed peace and quiet.

The Samsung inverter indoors were placed in the open-plan living areas and bedrooms. It includes an innovative dual smart digital inverter compressor with vapour injection for an industry-leading energy efficiency rating as low as 3.82 and the flexibility to be installed almost anywhere regardless of its location or distance from the building, with a piping length of up to 160m.

Stylish and sleek, the split units with wired-touch controllers were the best option due to limited ceiling space. The inverter mid-wall units also include full HD filters which filter out dust particles, and due to their anti-bacterial coating, effectively remove harmful biological contaminants, which in this current environment we find ourselves in is of the utmost importance.

Other green features in the Azure residences include independent battery back-up power, independent borehole water supply, water efficient sanitary fittings, and low-voltage LED lighting.

Overall, the installation resulted in quality air-conditioning systems that match the grand design opulence of The Azure – where first-class comfort always comes first.

Inverter mid-wall splits alongside the luxurious interior courtyard bringing nature indoors.

List of professionals:

Project Name: The Azure
HVAC Consulting Engineer: Jo Lubbe & Associates
HVAC Contractor: Airwise Airconditioning
HVAC Supplier: Fourways Airconditioning

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