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Blueridge BM48M22C-12C-24W-24W

48,000 BTU (4.0 Ton) 21.5 SEER Three Zone Ductless Mini-Split Heat Pump System - Wi-Fi Capable

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Blueridge Ductless Mini-Split AC Highlights
Homeowners and contractors love Blueridge ductless mini-splits. If you own a home, you will want one.
Surprisingly
Affordable
Incredibly
Quiet
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Blueridge mini-splits are a high quality, energy efficient and inexpensive option for cooling and heating many types of spaces without ductwork.
Blueridge mini-splits compare favorably to well-known brands at a fraction of the price. They have the highest online product ratings of all mini-split brands. Their affordability, ease of installation, and high quality make them a favorite among contractors and homeowners.
Use them to efficiently cool and heat these types of spaces:
  • Entire Homes
  • Condos
  • Bonus rooms
  • Mother-in-law apartments
  • Hotel rooms
  • Garages
  • Attics
  • Basements
  • Man caves
  • Tiny homes
  • Studios
  • Workshops
  • Casitas
  • Pool houses
  • Sun rooms
  • Offices
  • Retreat spaces
  • Small businesses
  • Coffee shops
  • Enclosed porches
  • ...and many more applications
Blueridge mini-splits are whisper quiet and energy efficient. They use specialized inverter technology - a luxury feature not found in most standard HVAC systems. Inverter technology allows for precise, even heating and cooling. This powerful technology saves energy while heating and cooling more quietly and more effectively than traditional systems. They heat and cool by zone. This allows you to control temperatures by room or turn them off in unused rooms.
These systems consist of one outdoor condenser and at least one indoor air handler. These are connected using copper lines and special wire. You can use a single-zone system to heat and cool one space or multi-zone systems for multiple rooms.
Blueridge systems are simple to design and easy to install. Our product specialists can help you properly size and design the best system for your application.
"Blueridge ductless mini-splits are exclusive to Alpine Home Air and are one of our most popular brands. These units are manufactured to our specifications by the largest, most reputable HVAC manufacturer in the world. Our customers love them! We receive rave reviews because these products are solidly-engineered, thoroughly tested, reliable, and quiet.
Our customers order Blueridge because of the incredible value and savings. Competing brands cost more for one reason: a long supply chain raising the price before the product hits your door. With Blueridge, we buy directly from the manufacturer and our customers save thousands of dollars.
Long established throughout the rest of the world, mini-splits are quickly gaining popularity across America. The ease of installation, versatility, and savings cannot be matched. We know you will love our Blueridge mini-splits as much as we do. Please tell your friends and help us get the word out."
Andrew Arthurs
CEO and Founder - Alpine Home Air Products
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Ductless Mini-Split Basics Explained
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Blueridge BM48M22C-12C-24W-24W
Standard Features
  • WiFi control - control your system from anywhere with the optional USB WiFi adapter ($39.99 per zone) and our free app for smartphone and tablet
  • Remote control with wall mount bracket for each zone
  • Low Ambient Operation - Keeps performing in extreme conditions
  • Attractive, modern design - soft LED display causes no reflections
  • Turbo mode for fast temperature changes
  • Sleep mode for maximum comfort and savings
  • High-efficiency inverter technology provides cooling and heating while reducing energy costs
Includes*
Midea Mzone 48k Condenser
Blueridge BM48M22C x1
48,000 BTU 21.5 SEER Mini Split Outdoor Condenser
Midea Ceiling Cassette
Blueridge BM12MCC x1
12,000 BTU Ceiling Cassette Heat Pump Air Handler DOES NOT COME WITH GRILL
Midea larger air handler 1
Blueridge BM24M21WM x2
24,000 BTU Wall Mount Heat Pump Air Handler
Midea CC grille panel
Blueridge BMGR091218 x1
Cassette Panel for 12K Mini-Split Ceiling Cassettes
Blueridge 17317000A50985 x3
Remote Control
Does not include all required components for installation. See required components below in the accessories section to complete your system. See Accessories

Installation
View installation manual in the documents below for full instructions.

Step 1 Mount

Once you have received the product, mount the indoor and outdoor units to your desired resting location.

Step 2 Connect

Next, run the line sets, drain line, and electrical wires from the indoor unit(s) to the outdoor unit.

Step 3 Electrical

Run a 220 volt power circuit from your main breaker to the outdoor disconnect. Then run the electrical whip from the disconnect to the outdoor unit.

Step 4 Pro Start Up

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How to Install a Blueridge Ductless Mini-Split AC System
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Specifications

Ambient Temperature Range (Cooling)
-13 , 122 °F
Low Ambient Cooling

Low Ambient Cooling means that the system will continue to cool when the outside temperature falls below 60 degrees. Performance varies but 5 to - 5 degrees is typcial.

Low Ambient Cooling
Yes
Cooling BTUs

Not sure what size you need? Feel free to use our easy Sizing Estimator.

Cooling BTUs
48000 BTU
Cooling Tonnage

Not sure what size you need? Feel free to use our easy Sizing Estimator.

Cooling Tonnage
4 Tons
Maximum Heating Output BTU

The amount of heat, rated in British Thermal Units (BTUs), that the unit can deliver into the space. Not sure how many BTUs you need? Try our easy Equipment Sizing Estimator.

Maximum Heating Output BTU
48000 BTU
SEER

Seasonal Energy Efficiency Ratio (SEER) is a measure of cooling over an entire season. It is determined by comparing the amount of cooling produced in BTUs in relation to the amount of electricity used. A higher SEER means a system is more energy efficient and would provide comfort at a lower utility cost than a lower SEER system.

SEER
21.5 SEER
Energy Efficiency Ratio

The measure of air conditioner efficiency at its maximum load

Energy Efficiency Ratio
11.6 EER
Coefficient of Performance

Coefficient of Performance is the efficiency ratio of the amount of heating or cooling provided by a heating or cooling unit to the energy consumed by the system. The higher the Coefficient of Performance the more efficient the system. Resistance electrical heating (such as electric baseboards) for example has a Coefficient of Performance of 1.0

Coefficient of Performance
3.4 COP
Heating Seasonal Performance Factor

A measure of heat pump efficiency while in a heating mode. The higher the number the better the energy efficiency.

Heating Seasonal Performance Factor
10.4 HSPF
Refrigerant

Inside air conditioning systems are liquid/gas refrigerant. There are two types of this refrigerant available for use, R-22 (more commonly known as Freon), and a newer alternative R-410A.

An air conditioning system does not consume refrigerant, but reuses it. As long as there are no leaks in the refrigerant circuit, there is no need to ever add more refrigerant to an air conditioning system.

Although R-22 is an effective refrigerant, if it is released into the atmosphere it can contribute to the depletion of the Earth’s ozone layer. The EPA has mandated the phasing out the use of R-22. It is being replaced by R-410A.

As of 2010, manufacturers are required to make all new air conditioners with R-410A. However, R-22 is still available for sale in existing pre-2010-manufactured equipment, and for use in servicing existing R-22 equipment. By 2020, R-22 will no longer be manufactured, but will still be recycled and available for sale.

Refrigerant
R-410A
Factory Precharge

This unit is charged with enough refrigerant for the condensing unit evaporator coil and the length of line stated. Longer line sets can be used but would require some additional refrigerant for appropriate operation.

Factory Precharge
125 Feet
Minimum Ampacity
35 Amps
Maximum Fuse/Breaker

The maximum capacity breaker that the unit can be connected to (This is the best option for consistent performance)

Maximum Fuse/Breaker
50 Amps
Maximum Line Length per Zone

The maximum length of line set approved for any individual zone.

Maximum Line Length per Zone
115 Feet
Maximum Height Difference

The maximum vertical distance between the condensing unit and the air handler.

Maximum Height Difference
49 Feet
Line Set Connection Type

There are two main types of connections for HVAC products brazed and flared. Brazed connections are typically used in standard split systems, and flare connections are typically used on mini splits and can be connected using a wrench.

Line Set Connection Type
Flare
Compressor Type

Reciprocating compressors use a piston to compress the refrigerant.

Rotary compressors utilize a roller rotating eccentrically inside a cylinder and a spring mounted blade always rubbing against the roller. As the eccentric rotates towards the blade, the space is decreased and the refrigerant is compressed. Rotary compressors are very efficient.

Scroll compressors consists of 2 scrolls to pressurize refrigerant. Often 1 scroll is fixed and the other orbits eccentrically compressing the gas between the scrolls. Scroll compressors are quiet, smooth and offer highest efficiency ratio of all compressor types.

Scroll Ultratech™ compressors are advanced scroll compressors which offer more features and better diagnostics.

Compressor Type
Inverter
Zones

The number of interior air handlers connected to the condensing unit. Typically one, two, or three zones.

Zones
3 (Expandable)
Liquid Line Connection Size

The outside diameter of the liquid line pipe (the inside diameter of the connection on the equipment).

Liquid Line Connection Size
1/2 3/8 (2) Inches
Suction Line Connection Size

The outside diameter of the suction line (the inside diameter of the connection on the equipment).

Suction Line Connection Size
(1) 1/2 , (2) 3/8 Inches
Indoor Air Handler Size, W x H x D
Multiple Sizes - See Documentation Inches
Sound Rating, Indoor

The noise produced by the unit rated in decibels. 30dbs is equivalent to a whisper, 60dbs is equivalent to a normal conversation, 90 dbs is equivalent to a lawn mower.

Sound Rating, Indoor
22 / 36 Decibels
Sound Rating, Outdoor

The noise produced by the unit rated in decibels. 30dbs is equivalent to a whisper, 60dbs is equivalent to a normal conversation, 90 dbs is equivalent to a lawn mower.

Sound Rating, Outdoor
64 Decibels
Maximum Line Length all Zones

The maximum combined length of all connected line sets that can be attached to this condensing unit.

Maximum Line Length all Zones
262 Feet
Outdoor Condenser Size, W x H x D

31 1/9 x 38 4/7 x 16 4/5

Outdoor Condenser Size, W x H x D
37 1/2 x 52 1/2 x 16 1/3 Inches
Total Weight
318 Lbs
Indoor Air Handler Weight
Multiple Weights - See Documentation Lbs
Outdoor Condenser Weight
225 Lbs
Indoor Air Handler Type(s)

Indoor air handlers come in three basic types: - Wall Mounted is easiest to install - Ceiling Cassettes are unobtrusive and offer some ducting to other rooms - Concealed Ducts mount behind walls, above ceilings or under floors and handle multiple rooms

Indoor Air Handler Type(s)
Wall Mount / Ceiling Cassette
Voltage
208~230 Volts
Frequency
60 Hz
Voltage Phase
1
Compressor Warranty
5 Years
Parts Warranty
1 Year

Accessories

*Any accessories purchased with the Blueridge BM48M22C-12C-24W-24W, are eligible for free shipping.
REQUIRED COMPONENTS FOR INSTALLATION
Alpine MW4/025

25' 14/4 Stranded Ductless Mini-Split Wire - Non-Shielded (600 Volt)

$29.99 Qty:
Alpine MW4/050

50' 14/4 Stranded Ductless Mini-Split Wire - Non-Shielded (600 Volt)

$49.99 Qty:
Alpine MW4/125

125' 14/4 Stranded Mini-Split Wire - Non-Shielded (600 Volt)

$114.99 Qty:
Alpine MW4/250

250' 14/4 Stranded Mini-Split Wire - Non-Shielded (600 Volt)

$224.99 Qty:
Alpine ADHD164

5/8in Coil Standard Drain Hose 164ft Length

$67.99 Qty:
Alpine AHDH20

5/8in Inner Diameter Drain Hose, 20ft Length

$27.99 Qty:
Alpine AHMSA1

Adapter 5/16" x 1/4" for Ductless Mini-Split Systems

$17.99 Qty:
DiversiTech EL1838-3

E-Lite 18" x 38" x 3" Mini-Split Condenser Pad

$33.99 Qty:
Alpine AG-DCT

Safety Non-Fused Electrical Disconnect

$12.99 Qty:
Alpine AG-WHP8

3/4 x 48 Inches, #8 Gauge Electrical Whip

$15.99 Qty:
Alpine 40880150B3B6

15 Foot 1/4 LL 1/2 SL Ductless Mini-Split Line Set

$84.99 Qty:
Alpine 40880250B3B6

25 Foot 1/4 LL 1/2 SL Ductless Mini-Split Line Set

$117.99 Qty:
Alpine 40880350B3B6

35 Foot 1/4 LL 1/2 SL Ductless Mini-Split Line Set

$138.99 Qty:
Alpine 40880500B3B6

50 Foot 1/4 LL 1/2 SL Ductless Mini-Split Line Set

$176.99 Qty:
Alpine 40880650B3B6

65 Foot 1/4 LL 1/2 SL Ductless Mini-Split Line Set

$229.99 Qty:
Alpine 61080150B3B6

15 Foot 3/8 LL 5/8 SL Ductless Mini-Split Line Set

$94.99 Qty:
Alpine 61080250B3B6

25 Foot 3/8 LL 5/8 SL Ductless Mini-Split Line Set

$127.99 Qty:
Alpine 61080350B3B6

35 Foot 3/8 LL 5/8 SL Ductless Mini-Split Line Set

$156.99 Qty:
Alpine 61080500B3B6

50 Foot 3/8 LL 5/8 SL Ductless Mini-Split Line Set

$239.99 Qty:
ACCESSORIES FOR MINI-SPLIT SYSTEMS
Blueridge WFCC

WiFi Adapter for Blueridge BM Series Ceiling Cassette Air Handlers

$39.99 Qty:
Blueridge WFWM

WiFi Adapter for Blueridge BM Series - Wifi Capable Wall Mount Air Handlers

$39.99 Qty:
DiversiTech 230-MB17CW

(2-Pack) 17" Mounting Blocks with End Caps for Ductless Mini-Split Air Conditioner and Heat Pump Condensers

$24.99 Qty:
Diversitech ACB-30

Outdoor Wall Bracket for Ductless Mini-Split Condensers, 600 lbs Weight Capacity

$59.99 Qty:
Rectorseal 83004

5/8in Coil UV Resistant Drain Hose 164ft Length

$80.99 Qty:
Rectorseal 83809

Aspen Mini Aqua 100-230V Condensate Pump

$149.99 Qty:
Rectorseal 83859

Aspen Mini Lime 100-250V Condensate Pump w/Fortress Cover

$179.99 Qty:
Rectorseal 83919

Aspen Maxi Orange Univ Condensate Pump

$159.99 Qty:
Rectorseal 83939

Aspen Mini White 100-250V Condensate Pump

$149.99 Qty:
AIR BOOSTERS
Tjernlund AS1

75 CFM Room-to-Room Ventilator, 120 VAC Hardwired

$134.99 Qty:
Tjernlund AS1P

75 CFM Room-to-Room Ventilator, 120 VAC Plug-in

$189.99 Qty:
AIR CONDITIONING SYSTEM PROTECTORS
Diversitech CGB-AER

Coil Guard - Aerosol, Blue

$21.99 Qty:
MISCELLANEOUS
Blueridge Warranty M48-1

One-Year Extended Parts and Compressor Warranty on Blueridge Multi-Zone Mini-Split Systems with a 48K BTU Compressor

$150.00 Qty:
Blueridge Warranty M48-2

Two-Year Extended Parts and Compressor Warranty on Blueridge Multi-Zone Mini-Split Systems with a 48K BTU Compressor

$200.00 Qty:
OUTDOOR LINE SET COVERS
DiversiTech 230-D6

78" Long, 6" SpeediChannel™ Line Set Cover

$174.99 Qty:
DiversiTech 230-D6 1M

39" Long, 6" SpeediChannel™ Line Set Cover

$23.99 Qty:

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