Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd. (MHI) has developed two new series of wall-mounted room air conditioners for the European market. The new series, the top-of-the-line ZSX Series and the premium ZS Series, comprise of 9 models in all. In addition to their sophisticated air conditioning functions and energy-saving performance, these ACs blend in with the interior decor. The design was created by the Milanbased Italian industrial design studio Tensa srl, and responds to a broad spectrum of European design demands due to its rounded contours and stylish design features. In addition to the nine regular models, two limited-edition color variations are in preparation. Computational fluid
dynamics (CFD) has been adopted to optimize the layout and air duct shape of both the fan and heat exchanger.