Mitsubishi Electric’s kumo cloud App Expands to Include Commercial Applications

SUWANEE, Ga., February 22, 2017Mitsubishi Electric US, Inc. Cooling & Heating Division (Mitsubishi Electric), a leading manufacturer of Zoned Comfort Solutions and Variable Refrigerant Flow (VRF) cooling and heating systems, announces an update to kumo cloud, a programmable controller app providing users control of their Mitsubishi Electric systems from anywhere. Users now have access to residential and commercial systems through a simple interface on a cell phone, tablet or desktop. The app is compatible with iOS, Android or Fire OS enabled devices with the latest software. Users can also access the app through a JavaScript enabled web browser at app.kumocloud.com.

The kumo cloud app is compatible with both Mitsubishi Electric residential and commercial systems – including the latest CITY MULTI®, M- and P-Series indoor units. A wireless interface is required for each indoor unit. The setup requires Internet access and connection to a wireless router.

“The update provides commercial applications the same remote control capabilities released last year to the residential market,” says Charles Miltiades, senior manager, controls product planning and solutions, Mitsubishi Electric US, Inc. Cooling & Heating Division. “The platform expansion allows us to create a seamless connectivity experience for multiple users – homeowners and building owners, alike.”

The kumo cloud app allows professional installers to set up the system in just a few simple steps – install the Wireless Interface, download and set up the app, and transfer ownership to the user. The interface has the ability to:

  • Set and control multiple locations and indoor units, grouping them into one or several zones
  • Program cooling and heating schedules
  • Set fan speed and vent direction
  • Monitor errors in the system and connect customers with the installer for support
  • Filter change alerts based on a preset recommendation (e.g., every three months)
  • Easily transfer ownership upon completion of set up or in the event of a move

The kumo cloud app is available via app stores or at kumocloud.com.

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 ACH&R News Dealer Design Award, a 2015 Product Innovation Award from Architectural Products, a 2016 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 FacebookTwitterPinterest 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.

Contact: Erica White
Griffin & Co./ LMO
703/797-7126 (direct line)

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