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Updated 1 May 2014

Toshiba

RAS-B18UFV-A / RAS-18SAV2-A

RAS-B18UFV-A / RAS-18SAV2-A
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Snapshot: The Toshiba RAS-B18UFV-A / RAS-18SAV2-A is a medium-sized floor-mounted heat pump that uses R410A refrigerant. But how efficient is it at heating your home?

Consumer test

Overview

Test results

Overall score
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Heating (/10)
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Efficiency (/10)
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How we test

How we test

Overall score:

  • Efficiency (80 percent)
  • Heating performance (20 percent)

Efficiency: Based on the model's heat output for electricity used allowing for the size of the model (ie small, medium or large).

Heating: Based on the heating output of the model allowing for the size of the model (ie small, medium or large).

Price: Suggested retail price, as provided by the manufacturer. Does not include installation.

Key data

Spec Summary

Specifications

Refrigerant
R410A
Noise inside (dBA)
34
Noise outside (dBA)
49
Dimensions - inside unit (H x W x D, cm)
60 x 70 x 22
Lowest claimed operating temperature (°C)
-15

Features

Number of fan speeds
5
24 hour timer
×
7 day timer
No
Website

Full specs

Model

Origin
Thailand
Price guide
$2460
Running cost (/year)
$680
Style
Floor mounted

Performance (claimed)

Heating capacity (kW)
5.8
Heating capacity at 2°C (kW)
4.6
Cooling capacity (kW)
4.9
Heating COP
3.2
Cooling EER
3.0

Energy use ratings

Heating stars
☆☆☆☆
Cooling stars
★☆☆☆☆☆
Energy Star
No
Energy Star
×

Specifications

Capacity
Medium
Refrigerant
R410A
Noise inside (dBA)
34
Noise outside (dBA)
49
Dimensions - inside unit (H x W x D, cm)
60 x 70 x 22
Lowest claimed operating temperature (°C)
-15

Features

Number of fan speeds
5
24 hour timer
×
7 day timer
No
×