Case Study Short: Twilight River Cruises

A lot of people ride our boat because of how it looks on the inside. Mitsubishi Electric was the only manufacturer with an indoor unit, a ceiling cassette, that could fit between our 16-inch joists.

METUS is involved with projects all over the country whether they be big or small, a retrofit or new construction! In an effort to share more unique and high-performance applications, we bring you Case Study Shorts: detailed project overviews with information on performance, equipment and team insights.

Modeled after Victorian-era steamboats, the Riverboat Twilight (Twilight) offers one- and two-day cruises on the upper Mississippi River. With design and engineering support from Meier Electric, the Twilight replaced its 36-ton chiller with Zoned Comfort Solutions® from Mitsubishi Electric. The combination of ductless and ducted Mitsubishi Electric units reduced hundreds of comfort complaints per year down to zero. In addition to meeting the challenges of heating and cooling a vessel with large glass windows, the system’s EZ FIT™ Recessed Ceiling Cassettes fit precisely into the riverboat’s existing ceiling joists, which eliminated the need for structural changes during installation. Download the PDF below to read more.

 

Twilight River Cruises

Project Location: LeClaire, Iowa
Completion Date: February 2019

Project Team

Mitsubishi Electric Equipment Installed

  • (12) M-Series Multi-Zone Heat Pumps
  • (22) EZ FITTM Recessed Ceiling Cassettes
  • (3) SEZ Horizontal Ducted Indoor Units
Product Category
Ductless Systems
Application
Additional Applications
Completion Date
February, 2019
Location
Iowa
Case Study Type
For Professionals
Text Box Type
energy savings/rebates/efficiency
footprint
retrofit/historic restoration
sound
zoning

Chosen Just For You

Give Your Family Personalized Comfort Year Round with Heat Pump Technology

Give Your Family Personalized Comfort Year Round with Heat Pump Technology

An image of a family smiling and hanging upside down on a sofa.

9 Simple Ways to Keep Cool During Hot Weather

An image of a living room partially submerged by flood water.

Repairing and Preventing Flooded Cooling and Heating Systems

An image of a tree shading a backyard patio from the sun.

Style and Energy Savings: Strategic Shade Tree Planting

The Southern Style Trends You Should Copy in Your Home Design

The Southern Style Trends You Should Copy in Your Home Design

Smartphone technology allows homeowners to control their cooling and heating remotely.

High Tech Comfort Control Solutions Can Improve Your Home's Resale Value

An image of a large tree providing shade to a large area.

Keeping Healthy in Extreme Heat

An image of a modern, livable attic space.

Zoned Comfort and What it Means for You

Live chat is not available