Air-conditioners were a thing of luxury when they were introduced. But now it is almost a necessity. No new home is complete without an AC. This can be a result of affordable prices combined with climate changes. Whatever the reason may be, the air-conditioner has now become a mainstream home appliance. BlueStar is one of India's leading air conditioning and commercial refrigeration company. They claim that every third commercial building in India has a Blue Star product installed.
The Blue Star 5HW12ZCW is a 1-ton split AC from their Pro Series which carries a 5-star energy rating. It uses a highly efficient rotary compressor with a built-in accumulator. It also focuses on health perspective by including following filters, Silver Ion Filter, Vitamin C filter, Anti-acarine filter and dust filter. It is available for a price of Rs. 35,200/- in online stores.
The Blue Star 5HW12ZCW is a split AC made mostly of strong ABS plastic. The AC is split into two parts. The outdoor unit which contains the compressor and the indoor unit which dispenses the cooled air.
This is where all the filters are placed in order to ensure clean air. The outdoor unit is made of metal and painted an off-white color. The indoor unit is painted in white color with a pearl finish. The blower unit is a long body with vents at the bottom which swing vertically to dispense the cool air evenly.
A LED display at the center of the unit displays the temperature, mode, and other pertinent information. The remote which is included in the sales package has its own LCD display. The outdoor unit weighs 33kg and the indoor unit weighs 10kg.
The Blue Star 5HW12ZCW has a 5-star energy certification which makes it one of the most energy-efficient ACs available in the market. It uses a highly energy-efficient rotary compressor with a built-in accumulator which is specially designed to deliver maximum cooling while using less power.
It has a rated cooling capacity of 3525W and it also features auto air swing. The iFeel technology incorporates two temperature sensors, one on the unit and the other on the remote. These sensors enable this air conditioner to sense the air around itself and the user. The iFeel feature makes this Blue Star air conditioner ideal for cooling large rooms.
The AC also packs in seven different types of filters, Catechin Filter, Silver Ion Filter, Anti-bacterial filter, Anti-acarine Filter, Active Carbon Filter, Vitamin C filter, and dust filter to filter out the effluents and the pollutants in the air. Its other features include Auto-Restart, Sleep Mode, On-timer and Off-timer, Dehumidifier, Self-Diagnosis and Blow Clean. It uses an eco-friendly R32 refrigerant. The indoor noise level of the blower unit is 43dB. The Blue Star 5HW12ZCW is capable of cooling a medium-sized room quite rapidly and efficiently.
INSIDE THE BOX:
· Blue Star 5HW12ZCW Main Unit
· Blue Star 5HW12ZCW Blower Unit
· Remote Control
· User Manual
· Warranty Card
ü 5 Star energy rating.
ü LED display on the indoor unit.
ü Silver Ion Filter.
ü Vitamin C filter.
ü Catechin filter.
ü Anti-acarine filter.
ü Anti-bacterial filter.
ü Active Carbon filter.
ü Dust filter.
ü High EER Rotary Compressor.
û No horizontal swing.
The Blue Star 5HW12ZCW is an energy-efficient AC which is backed by decades of Blue Star’s experience in this field. It comes in a compact body and easily cools a medium-sized room efficiently. It packs in a multitude of air filters which work together to provide clean and healthy air.
It comes with a 4-year warranty on the compressor. All the energy-saving and health-oriented features add to the value of the product. The Blue Star 5HW12ZCW gives excellent value for buyer’s money.
· Performance: 4 Stars.
· Value for Money: 4 Stars.