Ruud® is pleased to announce a new addition to our residential package convertible heat pump family. The RQPL-B049 is is replacing the RQPL-B048 and will no longer be orderable as of 4/23/2018. There are no efficiency changes to this new product. If you have a current order pending, we will be filling it with the RQPL-B049, for shipment after this date.

RQPL-B049 Availability Dates:

Key Dates
Specification SheetAvailable Now
PTS UploadAvailable Now
First OrderAvailable Now
First ShipMay 9, 2018

KEY COMPONENT CHANGES

In order to assist in your preparation, ordering and understanding of key component changes, we have laid out the major changes in the tables below.

RQPL-B049 Availability Dates:

 RQPL-B048JRQPL-B049J
Motor51-100998-1951-100998-29
Compressor55-102045-0955-102045-163
Expansion Valves61-102211-0861-104819-02
61-106731-01
Fan Blade70-23594-0270-101323-19

 RQPL-B048CRQPL-B049C
Motor51-100998-1951-100998-29
Compressor55-102045-1155-102045-162
Expansion Valves61-102211-0861-104819-02
61-106731-01
Fan Blade70-23594-0270-101323-19

Pricing is complete and cooling performance ratings have been uploaded to the AHRI database. General installation practices and standard operating conditions will remain the same.

As always, please contact your RSM’s, DSM’s or DTR’s with any additional questions you may have.

Thank you for your continued support and business partnerships.

Ruud Heating and Cooling
Rely on Ruud.

David Sanders

Assistant Product Manager — Residential Package