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What exactly is Zuba?

It’s not a fitness dance craze, or a hot new streaming service, Zuba is a family of Cold Climate Heat Pumps featuring Hyper-Heat Technology, and was developed as a home heating and cooling system specifically for Canada. By delivering exceptional heating performance in the winter and effortless cooling in the summer, Zuba delivers year-round comfort with or without a supplemental indoor heating device. Additionally, Zuba’s unique hot-start technology provides warmth from the moment it’s turned on, helping to reduce drafts.

What can Zuba mean to you?

Now you can experience the year-round comfort, savings, quality and reliability you deserve. The secret behind Zuba’s superior heating capabilities is our efficient and patented Cold Climate Hyper-Heat (H2iTM) technology. Designed for the Canadian market, Zuba operates at 100% heating capacity at -15°C and continues to deliver exceptional heating performance when the outdoor temperature drops as low as -30°C* and beyond. The unique defrost mechanism provides an extended period of continuous heating between defrost cycles and minimizes the defrost time required.

*Typical outdoor units will operate to the manufacturer’s pre-programmed cut-out (outdoor ambient) temperature which ranges from -30 °C to -10 °C . Product will resume operation at pre-programmed outdoor ambient cut-in temperature which ranges from -25 °C to -10 °C.

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An innovative step forward

For even more heating power, our most advanced model, Zuba Single Plus, features our exclusive Hyper-Heat Plus (H2i+™) technology, and is backed by our best 12-year warranty** to date. Engineered to provide 100% heating performance in -20˚C, H2i+™ gives Zuba the power to continue operating efficiently in temperatures as low as -25°C and beyond. Ensuring that even on the coldest days, you still experience elevated indoor comfort.

** Valid with the purchase of a FS system, comprising approved FS indoor and FS outdoor units, installed and registered by a MEQ certified Installer. Restrictions apply. See warranty terms and conditions for complete details.
Includes tolerance. Typical units can operate in heating mode down to -27°C depending on condition.

A whole-home solution for existing centrally ducted systems. By installing easily into new or existing ductwork, Zuba Central delivers better performance and more efficiency than traditional baseboard, oil and propane systems and is suitable for a variety of home sizes.

Similar to our Single system, only more advanced, Zuba Single Plus, features our exclusive Cold Climate Hyper-Heat Plus technology.

Perfectly suited for older homes with no space for ductwork and new home additions, this single-zone solution offers individual comfort and control for rooms that run too hot or too cold like enclosed patios, basements, that bedroom over the garage, or any room that just doesn’t seem to ever come to the right temperature.

Ideal for homes without existing air ducts, or new construction, Zuba Multi provides a more energy-efficient and cost-effective way to heat and cool your home compared to traditional HVAC systems. Zuba Multi allows for individual temperature settings for up to 8 zones throughout your home so that everyone can be comfortable in the space they’re in.

For whole home heating and cooling that switches between an existing gas, propane or electric furnace* and heat pump for ultimate efficiency.

*Furnace must comply with the ANSI Z21.47.CSA2.3 standard. Excludes Oil or Drum type furnaces. Restrictions apply. See Installation Manual for further information.

Key features & benefits

Variable Compressor Speed Inverter (VCSi) Technology

All Zuba Cold Climate Heat Pump systems are powered by VCSi technology. This allows you to achieve consistent temperatures throughout your space while saving you up to 50%* in energy costs. Unlike conventional units which only cycle between On and Off, Zuba is able to adjust capacities to continuously match the exact heating and cooling needs of your home – so you only pay for the energy you actually use.

*Based on a 2014 Study by Natural Resources Canada comparing electric baseboard heating vs. a heat pump. Potential savings may vary depending on type of equipment, personal lifestyle, system settings, equipment maintenance, and installation of equipment.

3D i-see-Sensor

The 3D i-see Sensor* scans the entire room and divides it into 752 zones, detecting exactly where you and your family are located based on your unique body temperature, and directs the perfect amount of cool or warm air flow to match your ideal comfort level. The 3D i-see Sensor is so precise, it can even differentiate between people and pets!

*Available on the MSZ-FH, SLZ-KF and MSZ-FS models

Dual Barrier Coating

The patented Mitsubishi Electric Dual Barrier Coating, exclusive to Zuba Single Plus, prevents dust and dirt from accumulating on the inner surface of your heat pump; keeping it clean year-round.

Clearing the air on comfort

Now more than ever, the quality of the air you breathe is important. Here are some of the high-quality Filtration systems you will find in many of our Zuba indoor units.

Nano Platinum Filter
With a 3D surface and a large capture area incorporating nanometer-sized platinum-ceramic particles, bacteria, mold, and odours are broken down.

Deodorizing Filter
The catalyst denatures odorous components and destroys them from the source, quickly delivering fresh air to your room.

Electrostatic Anti-Allergy Enzyme Filter
The electrostatically charged filter efficiently traps tiny particles and the enzyme component contained in the filter neutralizes viruses, bacteria, and allergens.
Filtration systems vary depending on model.

Setting the standard for efficiency

At Mitsubishi Electric, we stand behind every product that bears our name. That’s why the entire Zuba line is engineered with energy-efficiency in mind, so you can experience up to 50%* on energy savings.

Seasonal Energy Efficiency Ratio (SEER) & Energy Efficiency Ratio (EER)
SEER measures the efficiency level of an air conditioning system throughout an entire cooling season, whereas EER calculates how efficiently a cooling system will operate at a specified outdoor temperature (35°C). The higher the number the more efficient a system is. All Zuba systems deliver a high SEER and EER rating.

Heating Seasonal Performance Factor (HSPF) & Coefficient of Performance (COP)
HSPF measures the efficiency level of a heat pump during an entire heating season. COP lets you know the efficiency level during specific outdoor temperatures of the heating season. A higher HSPF and COP rating results in better energy savings. Zuba delivers high HSPF and COP ratings, ensuring your comfort during the cold winter months.

Energy Star® Rated

The majority of the models in the Zuba line are Energy Star® rated, ensuring you enjoy a comfortable space as well as lower energy costs.

Clean, green performance

Zuba systems utilize R-410A, an ozone-friendly refrigerant. This eco-friendly approach not only helps you reduce your carbon footprint but translates into better energy-efficiency and performance.

*Based on a 2014 Study by Natural Resources Canada comparing electric baseboard heating vs. a heat pump. Potential savings may vary depending on type of equipment, personal lifestyle, system settings, equipment maintenance, installation of equipment, and applicable regional electrical utility delivery and regulatory charges.

Extended peace-of-mind

Most models in the Zuba family are backed by a 10-year** extended warranty on parts and compressor. Zuba Single Plus, our most advanced model comes with an exclusive 12-year extended warranty on parts and compressor.

**When installed and registered by a MEQ certified HVAC (Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning) Installer. Certain conditions, restrictions and/or limitations apply. See warranty terms and conditions for complete details.
Valid with the purchase of a FS system, comprising approved FS indoor and FS outdoor units. Must be installed and registered by a MEQ certified Installer. Restrictions apply. See warranty terms and conditions for complete details.

Whisper quiet operation

Mitsubishi Electric products are among the quietest heating and cooling systems you can buy. Introduce your space to some peace and quiet with indoor units that operate as low as 20 dB (A). That’s literally as quiet as a whisper.

Small size – massive improvement

The Zuba outdoor units measure from 11 ¼ to only 13 inches deep – which sits perfectly alongside your exterior wall and gives you back more of your precious backyard and patio space than a traditional A/C system can.

For illustration purposes only. Actual installation may differ.
Outdoor unit should be installed above snow level.

Stylish & flexible comfort solutions

Zuba features a range of sleek and stylish indoor units to accommodate any space. With different system configurations to choose from, finding a Zuba that fits your home comfort and decor needs has never been easier.


Bring comfort and sophistication into your home like never before with Mitsubishi Electric’s MLZ-Series 1-Way Ceiling-Cassette. Its low profile allows it to fit seamlessly into any room enhancing its environment while providing comfort.

Available with


A discreet design with four air outlets and multiple airflow patterns, the SLZ offers greater air coverage and distribution while mounting flush to the ceiling. The SLZ comes standard with the 3D i-See Sensor technology to distribute hot or cold air as required for optimal room comfort.

Available with


The MSZ wall mounted units feature compact dimensions that make them the ideal choice for offices, stores & residential use. Use multiple units in your space to combat those pesky hot or cold spots. They’re also among the quietest wall units in the industry, silently delivering a high level of comfort and energy efficiency all year round.

Available with


The MFZ floor standing units deliver stylish yet efficient heating and cooling. The sophisticated design features clean, sharp lines. It can be installed with a base or recessed into a wall for dramatically reduced depth (8 -15/32mm). Compact and unobtrusive, it’s the perfect heating and cooling solution for new and renovated spaces.

Available with


A discrete model to provide home comfort, the SEZ unit can be built right into the ceiling with short-run ducts and the PEAD units can be built into new or existing ductwork to deliver comfort throughout the room.
SEZ is for Zuba-Multi and Zuba-Single only.

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The PVA and SVZ air handler is ideal for efficient heating and cooling in new and or pre-existing ducted applications such as bedrooms and smaller homes. The compact design blends seamlessly into tight spaces like an existing furnace room or closet, so you can achieve the comfort you need without compromising space.

Available with


The PAA allows for hybrid heating and central cooling. It integrates easily with an existing gas, electric or propane furnace. The system chooses the source of energy used to heat your home, switching between the heat pump and furnace to deliver the ultimate efficiency.


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