By Nefishetu Yakubu
Daikin Middle East and Africa company has announced the launch of its first Proshop in Port Harcourt, Nigeria, in partnership with Integrated Home Concepts Limited (IHCL), to showcase advanced air conditioners.
Daikin is a leading global innovator and provider of advanced, high-quality air conditioning, heating, ventilation, and refrigeration (HVAC-R) products for residential, commercial, and industrial use.
In a statement, Sami Monastiriotis-Gkouneim, Africa’s Sales Manager at Daikin, MEA, said Africa represented a key market in which Nigeria particularly stood out as a growth area.
Monastiriotis-Gkouneim said with the inauguration of the Port Harcourt Proshop, Daikin is taking its commitment to delivering industry-leading innovation and unmatched expertise to its customers in Nigeria
“Our objective is also to address the evolving needs of the Nigerian market by offering advanced air quality solutions that balance comfort with energy efficiency.
“Studies have revealed that certain air conditioning units might not be suited for Nigeria’s unique weather conditions, leading to potential health risks and mishaps from outdated systems and lack of technical know-how.
“Having rigorously assessed Nigeria’s market and its air quality challenges, we are now bringing our specialized expertise to bear to deliver top-tier air-conditioning solutions in this market.
“Our collaboration with IHCL follows Daikin’s approach of aligning with strategic local partners to ensure customer service excellence,” he said.
According to him, the newly launched Proshop is opened to costumers from September 13.
He disclosed that the Proshop would serve as a sales and service hub for Daikin’s extensive range of air conditioning technologies.
In the statement, Sanjay Mishra, the Managing Director of IHCL said that IHCL was partnering with Daikin to open its first Proshop showroom in Port Harcourt to offer quality and comfortable experience for both existing and prospective customers.
Mishra said “the partnership will provide sales and technical services at one place, ensuring a seamless customer experience and a great Daikin brand experience.
“Daikin’s goal is to foster a step-change in indoor air quality in the region by developing new sales and service channel partnerships that can bring our air quality and energy efficiency-enhancing systems to a wider audience.”
According to him, Daikin is committed to nurturing sustainability, promoting healthy living and introducing innovative products that ensure superior performance, lower operational costs and minimized environmental impact. (NAN)(www.nannews.ng)
Edited by Vincent Obi