Daikin D1 Partnership
WHAT IS THE D1 PARTNERSHIP?
Daikin Airconditioning UK Ltd products and systems are marketed and sold through an extensive UK network of customers who act as Daikin direct sales representatives throughout the UK. The D1 Partner Network is a recognised group of highly skilled independent companies who have an active and on-going dialogue with Daikin UK and provide many advantages to the customers they serve. These advantages are explained below and play a vital role in understanding why you should choose a Daikin air conditioning system for your premises and a D1 Partner to install and commission it.
A PARTNERSHIP BUILT FOR SUCCESS
Daikin UK’s goal is to work in partnership to help our customers grow and develop their business through building long term relationships. The D1 Partnership offers Approved Installers a vast range of benefits including technical support, project assistance, marketing and communication information. D1 Partners benefit from being in a network which rewards and promotes them, gets to know what they expect and how to meet their future demands.
DESIGN AND INSTALLATION
D1 Partners are selected by Daikin UK for their high standards of installation and expertise and awarded ‘Approved Installer Status’. Recognition of D1 Partner status provides the end user with peace of mind that the installer is publicly endorsed and supported by Daikin UK. In many cases the D1 Partner can offer full design and technical assistance and provide detailed support information relevant to the project. The D1 Partner acts as a valuable aid to the M & E consultant or architect offering their expertise to the design process.
PRODUCT TRAINING AND DEVELOPMENT
One of the key benefits of using a D1 Partner is their access to product training courses from Daikin UK where the goal is to help D1 Partners to continually build upon the skills of their engineers to maintain the highest of industry standards. Daikin UK operates the most comprehensive training facilities in the industry with dedicated centres in Glasgow, Manchester, Birmingham and a state-of-the-art Technology Centre in Woking. Courses are run throughout the year by an expert training team and cover installation, controls on the full range of Daikin products and systems from apprentice to senior engineer level. This significant investment is undertaken as part of Daikin UK’s overall business strategy and its commitment to maintaining and improving industry standards.
PROFESSIONAL AND ESTABLISHED BUSINESSES
A D1 Partner will have already developed a good working relationship with Daikin UK and have an established client portfolio, product knowledge and experience. By recognising that they are using a D1 Partner, the customer will know that they have a sense of permanence and reliability and can be confident they are dealing with a company that will serve them for many years. D1 Partners are innovative and dynamic, enthusiastic about building their relationship with Daikin UK in order to grow their business, and committed to the highest standards in customer service.
All Daikin products typically come with a 3 year manufacturer’s warranty on products to demonstrate quality. However, because of Daikin UK’s belief in the standard of D1 Partner installations,D1 Partners are offered a 5 year warranty (subject to conditions). This benefit can be passed on to the customer as a sign of confidence in the quality of both the product and the installation.
SERVICE AND MAINTENANCE
Daikin products have an unrivalled reputation for quality and reliability and are manufactured to the highest standards. Continual investment in research and development has resulted in an unmatched product portfolio. D1 Partners can provide full service and maintenance for optimum efficiency in operation for Daikin air conditioning systems, and provide reassurance in those unlikely events of equipment breakdown.
INDUSTRY STANDARDS AND RECOGNITION
Daikin D1 Partners are in many cases members of the leading trade associations, adding to their credentials as industry experts. Daikin UK positively encourages and supports their D1 Partners to become part of independent recognised organisations who look to continually raise industry standards.
SPECIALIST AIR CONDITIONING TOOLS
Daikin D1 Partners have access to specialist diagnostic tools and design software to enable them to provide the very best possible service to customers.
APPROVED INSTALLER STATUS
This certification shows customers of the D1 Partner that they are committed to the Daikin brand and Daikin UK is committed to them in every respect.