Unitary Large Equipment
Certification Program

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Find  AHRI Certified® Unitary Large Equipment (ULE)


Resources

Related Standards: 365, 340/360 and 366
Product-Specific Operations Manual
General Operations Manual



Program Scope
This certification program covers:
  • Unitary Air-Conditioners and Heat Pumps from 65,000 Btu/h to less than 250,000 Btu/h;
    • Single Packaged and Split Systems
    • Air-cooled and water-cooled
  • Air-cooled Air-Conditioning Condensing Units from 135,000 Btu/h to less than 250,000 Btu/h;  
  • Air-Cooled Single Packaged Unitary Air-Conditioners from 250,000 Btu/h to less than 760,000 Btu/h.

Certified Ratings
The following certification program ratings are verified by test:

Unitary Air-Conditioners and Air-Conditioning Condensing Units, Air-Cooled, Water-Cooled and Evaporatively-Cooled from 65,000 Btu/h [19,000 W] to below 250,000 Btu/h [73,200 W]
  • AHRI Standard Rating Cooling Capacity, Btu/h
  • Energy Efficiency Ratio, EER, Btu/W•h
  • Integrated Part-Load Value, IPLV (effective through 31 December, 2009) or Integrated Energy Efficiency Ratio, (IEER) (effective 1 January, 2010)

Unitary Air Cooled Packaged Air-Conditioners from 250,000 Btu/h [73,200 W] to below 760,000 Btu/h [220,000 W]
  • AHRI Standard Rating Cooling Capacity, Btu/h
  • Energy Efficiency Ratio, EER, Btu/W•h
  • Integrated Part-Load Value, IPLV (effective through 31 December, 2009) or Integrated Energy Efficiency Ratio, (IEER) (effective 1 January, 2010)

Air-Source Unitary Heat Pump Equipment, Air-Cooled from 65,000 Btu/h [19,000 W] to below 250,000 Btu/h [73,200 W]
  • AHRI Standard Rating Cooling Capacity, Btu/h
  • Energy Efficiency Ratio, EER, Btu/W•h
  • High Temperature Heating Standard Rating Capacity, Btu/h
  • High Temperature Coefficient of Performance (COP 47°F)
  • Low Temperature Heating Standard Rating Capacity, Btu/h
  • Low Temperature Coefficient of Performance (COP 17°F)
  • Integrated Part-Load Value, IPLV (effective through 31 December, 2009) or Integrated Energy Efficiency Ratio, (IEER) (effective 1 January, 2010)


The rules and procedures for obtaining and maintaining certification are detailed in the Resources section above. The specific Standard listed above details the technical requirements for rating and publishing your product performance, the AHRI General Operations Manual (OM) details the program operational rules that are generic to all of AHRI’s certification programs and lastly, the Product-specific Operations Manual provides the operational rules that are specific to this program along with the required documents and fees. Please ensure that you are familiar with the latest rules and procedures for this program.