Air Conditioning

Air Conditioning

One thing which may make your life away much more enjoyable is the addition of an air conditioner unit to your van. These are available in many shapes and sizes to suit just about any possible application.

Manufacturer Model Type Cooling Capacity (kW) Heating Capacity (kW) Weight (kg)
Air Command Heron 2.2 Internal 2.2 1.5 34
Air Command Heron 3.0 Internal 3.0 1.5 40
Dometic Climaster Internal 2.2 1.9 32
Air Command Wren Roof-Top Mount 3.0 3.0 44
Dometic B1900S Pop-Top Roof Mount 1.9 1.2 32
Dometic B3300 Roof-Top Mount 3.2 1.6 44
Dometic CAL136 Roof-Top Mount 3.0 1.6 50
Air Command KINGFISHER Internal 2.5 2.5 52

Heron 2.2

The Heron 2.2 is a compact split system air conditioner, which suits caravans and pop-tops up to 17’6”. The air handler outlet has an attractive white fascia panel with easy to use controls that fits into an overhead cupboard. The low profile compressor is usually installed at floor level under a seat box, bed or cupboard assembly.

When looking at the installation of a Heron 2.2 the following issues should be considered:

  • Cabinet work required to sympathetically accommodate the air handler and compressor.
  • Additional clearance space required behind and below the air handler.
  • Method of disguising piping between the air handler and the compressor.
  • The need for a refrigerant plumber to commission and certify the unit.
  • Requirement to mount the compressor on the off side of caravan to avoid return air within the annexe (if applicable).
  • The need for a 240V outlet near the compressor.

AllBrand say: “A neat, internal unit suiting small to medium caravans.”

Heron 3.0

The Heron 3.0 is a compact split system air conditioner, which suits caravans and pop-tops up to 23’. The air handler has an attractive white fascia panel that fits into an overhead Cupboard and a separate compressor that is installed at floor level.

When looking at the installation of a Heron 3.0 the following issues should be considered:

  • Cabinet work required to sympathetically accommodate the air handler and compressor.
  • Additional clearance space required behind and below the air handler.
  • Method of disguising piping between the air handler and the compressor.
  • The need for a refrigerant plumber to commission and certify the unit.
  • Requirement to mount the compressor on the off side of caravan to avoid return air within the annexe (if applicable).
  • The need for a 240V outlet near the compressor.

AllBrand say: “The most powerful split system unit that suits larger vans.”

Dometic Climaster

The Climaster Air conditioner is a compact reverse cycle unit suiting caravans and pop-tops up to approximately 16’6”. The compressor unit is mounted at floor level under a bed or cupboard and three pipe connections allow outlets to be installed precisely where you want the cold or hot air.

When looking at the installation of a Climaster the following issues should be considered:

  • Cabinet work required to sympathetically accommodate the air handler and compressor.
  • Additional clearance space required behind and below the air handler.
  • Method of disguising piping between the air handler and the compressor.
  • The need for a refrigerant plumber to commission and certify the unit.
  • Requirement to mount the compressor on the off side of caravan to avoid return air within the annexe (if applicable).
  • The need for a 240V outlet near the compressor.

AllBrand say: “A unique concept in the air conditioning market with outlets fitted in your preferred location.”


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