The Bangladeshi electronics giant Walton has registered a sharp growth of 450 percent in the sales of its wide ranges of air conditioner (AC) in the January to April period of this year compared to the corresponding period of the previous year's sales.
Walton AC's Chief Executive Officer M. Tanvir Rahman said, "Considering the coronavirus pandemic situation, this year Walton introduced some new models of inverter technology's ACs with dual defender, ionizer, UV (Ultra Violet) care features to keep room free from any germs of virus or bacteria. In addition, the country's most power saving supersaver model, as well as voice command, featured AC were also released to the domestic market. These new model of Walton ACs received huge responses from the customers. Besides, they have been giving sure cash back up to 200 percent, free home delivery and installation facilities to the buyers of AC purchases. As a result, this year the sales of Walton AC were swelled up sharply."
Walton AC's Chief Operating Officer Engineer Sandwip Biswas said, "This year Walton released European designed new models of 1 tonne, 1.5 ton and 2 tonne spit type AC with the latest features in the domestic market. Among the new models of AC, inverter technology's Inverna AC is the most energy efficient AC in the local market. One ton Inverna AC in eco-mode consumes electricity worth of only Tk 2.8 per hour that was certified by Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET)."
Walton AC Research and Development (R&D) Department's Head Engineer Ariful Islam, said, "Walton's new models of inverter technology ACs are up to 70 percent energy efficient. These ACs are featured with dual defender ionizer and UV care technology to kill or destroy bacteria, viruses, odours and fumes inside the room. In addition, the dust clean technology in Walton new models AC can automatically clean the dust, sand and dirt accumulated in the evaporator of the AC. As a result, the use and maintenance of Walton ACs would be very smooth."
According to the authorities, Walton AC has been marketed just after obtaining quality control certificate from NUSDAT-UTS, an international standard testing lab recognized by Bangladesh Accreditation Board as per ISO-17025. And thus, Walton AC is giving one year replacement facility as well as 10 years guarantee for the compressor of inverter AC.