Mitsubishi Electric Cooling & Heating Donates to Veterans Community Project

SUWANEE, Ga., September 7, 2016Mitsubishi Electric US, Inc. Cooling & Heating Division (Mitsubishi Electric), a leading manufacturer of Zoned Comfort Solutions and Variable Refrigerant Flow (VRF) cooling and heating systems, announced the donation of 50 Zoned Comfort Solutions to the Veterans Community Project (VCP).

The VCP is a nonprofit organization serving homeless veterans in Kansas City, Missouri. Founders and veterans, Chris Stout, Kevin Jamison and Mark Solomon launched the program in 2015 with the goal of creating a holistic support system for men and women who have served in the United States military. The VCP’s services include housing of veterans in the Veterans Village community, as well as offering food, utilities, counseling and employment opportunities. 

In support of this project, Mitsubishi Electric donated 50 MSZ-SH09 indoor units and MUZ-SH09 outdoor units to the tiny homes in the Veterans Village, and plans to donate a Zoned Comfort Solution to the 6,000 square foot community center. The compact systems sit comfortably within each 240-square-foot house, providing the organization with an efficient utility saving system. “Mitsubishi Electric’s efforts opened the doors for other companies to follow in their footsteps. They were the first company to step up and donate, helping to lower the overall cost of our Veterans Village. We are grateful for their help in making this project possible,” says Kevin Jamison, co-founder, Veterans Community Project.

“The VCP is doing great work for the Kansas City community in their mission to end veteran homelessness. We are honored to support this organization and provide veterans a comfortable home and sense of wellbeing during their transition back into society,” says David Wadsworth, director residential business, Southwest Business Unit, Mitsubishi Electric US Cooling & Heating Division.

For more information, please visit the Veterans Community Project website.

About Mitsubishi Electric US, Inc. Cooling & Heating Division

Mitsubishi Electric US, Inc. Cooling & Heating Division (Mitsubishi Electric) is headquartered in Suwanee, Georgia. Mitsubishi Electric is a leading marketer of Zoned Comfort Solutions™ and Variable Refrigerant Flow (VRF) air-conditioning and heating technology in North America, Latin America, the Caribbean and Bermuda. In 1982, Mitsubishi Electric introduced its state-of-the-art, ductless air conditioners and heat pumps in North America and later expanded its product line with VRF zoning heat pump systems using INVERTER technology to offer simultaneous cooling and heating capabilities. The division also offers compressors and a full line of air-conditioning accessories. Mitsubishi Electric products have won more than 58 innovation and excellence awards, including the 2015 Record Products Award from Architectural Record, a 2015 Product Innovation Award from Architectural Products, a 2015 Money-Saving Products Award from BUILDINGS and a 2015 AHR Expo Innovation Award from ASHRAE. More information is available at www.mehvac.com and at Mitsubishi Electric’s blog. Mitsubishi Electric is also on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest and YouTube

In addition to cooling and heating products, Mitsubishi Electric US group companies’ principal businesses include semiconductor devices, automotive electrical components, factory automation products and services, elevators and escalators, solar modules, electric utility products and large-scale video displays for stadiums and arenas. Mitsubishi Electric US group companies have roughly 50 locations throughout North America with approximately 4,000 employees.

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