ISO 13253:2011 specifies the standard conditions for capacity and efficiency ratings of ducted, air-cooled air-conditioners and ducted air-to-air heat pumps. ISO 13253:2011 is applicable to the test methods for determining the capacity and efficiency ratings. Residential, commercial, and industrial single-package and split-system air-conditioners and heat pumps are included. The equipment (taken to mean ducted air-conditioners and/or ducted heat pumps) shall be factory-made and electrically driven, and shall use mechanical compression.
ISO 13253:2011 is applicable to equipment utilizing one or more refrigeration systems, one outdoor unit and one or more indoor units controlled by a single thermostat/controller. ISO 13253:2011 is applicable to equipment utilizing single-, multiple- and variable-capacity components.