GB21455-2013: The minimum allowable values of the energy efficiency and energy efficiency grades for variable speed room air conditioners

Last updated: 10 June 2020

Applies to air-cooling condenser, completely closed type with variable electric motor-compressor type AC, whose cooling capacity is below 14000W and climate type is T1. Does NOT apply to portable, fixed speed or multi-connected types of ACs.

Split type:  

  • CC ≤ 4500: SEER for AC 4.30, APF for HP 3.50; standby power < 3
  • 4500 < CC ≤ 7100: SEER for AC 3.90, APF for HP 3.30;
  • 7100 < CC ≤ 14000: SEER for AC 3.50, APF for HP 3.10

CC= cooling capacity expressed in W

SEER= seasonal energy efficiency ratio

APF= annual performance factor

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End uses covered
  • Building end-uses
  • Building systems
  • Space heating
  • Space cooling