2008 Residential Heating Showcase

September 15, 2008
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This photo feature provides in-depth information on the features of each individual unit and also includes technical support information from the manufacturer. The showcase product grid (see PDF link at the bottom of this article) includes technical facts, such as unit tonnage, refrigerant type, efficiency rating, and capacity.

AirEase

Model: G2D80CRV furnace

Footprint (inches): 18 or 20 (w) by 40 (h)

Serviceability features: System Sentry™ control board features easier and customizable variable-speed air delivery set up for optimum comfort. It also features five fault code memory recall regardless of power interruption.

Tech support: Available at 800-515-3501, Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Eastern.

Tech support materials: Wiring diagrams, service-troubleshooting information, installation data, parts and part numbers immediately available on www.alliedair.net or through tech support.

Noise-reduction features: Sealed burner enclosure for quiet operation. Variable-speed motor features “soft start” and “soft stop” for quiet operation.

IAQ equipment supported: The true “direct vent” option delivers outdoor air directly to the enclosed burner box for combustion, which reduces sound levels and isolates potential contaminated indoor air. Direct-vent application also reduces potential risk of back drafting of other fueled appliances.

Thermostat compatibility: Can use one- or two-stage thermostat.

Replacement parts compatibility: All components compatible with current Armstrong and Air Ease products.

Additional features: When applied as a direct-vent furnace, the original homeowner receives a limited lifetime warranty on the heat exchanger and a five-year limited parts warranty on all other components.

Warranty information: Direct-vent applications receive a limited lifetime heat exchanger; nondirect vent receives 20-year limited heat exchanger, five-year limited parts on all other components.

Special installation requirements: Can be applied in both downflow and horizontal applications.

Contact: AirEase, West Columbia, S.C.; attn. Lori Boyce, 803-738-4110; 803-738-4001 (fax); lori.boyce@alliedair.com; www.alliedair.com.

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Amana

Model: AMV9 gas furnace

Footprint (inches): 24 by 28

Serviceability features: Manufacturer did not specify.

Tech support: Available 7 a.m.-7 p.m. Central, Monday-Friday, at 888-593-9988. All support materials can be accessed through the partner link on www.goodmanmfg.com. Contact local distributor for full access information.

Tech support materials: AMV9 spec sheet, installation manual, operations manual, technical manual, and service manuals included.

Noise-reduction features: Features an efficient, ultra-quiet variable-speed circulator motor that operates on low capacity 90 percent of the time, and produces 25 percent of the normal high-fire and circulating blower sound. The furnace cabinet is fully insulated.

IAQ equipment supported: Auto-comfort setting controls humidity and temperature.

Thermostat compatibility: Manufacturer did not specify.

Replacement parts compatibility: Shares common components with other Amana brand products.

Additional features: Because the heat exchanger and ignition system are among the most critical components in a furnace, the Amana AMV9 features two heavy-duty, patented components - the Million-Air™ stainless steel heat exchanger, plus the next generation SureStart™ silicon nitride igniter, with a patented adaptive learning control for maximum life.

Warranty information: Lifetime limited unit replacement, five-year limited parts.

Special installation requirements: Manufacturer did not specify.

Contact: Amana, Houston; attn. Rex Anderson, 713-263-5064; 713-589-8059 (fax); rex.anderson@goodmanmfg.com; www.goodmanmfg.com.

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Model: ASZ18 heat pump

Footprint (inches): 36 by 36

Serviceability features: Features the Copeland® ComfortAlert™ as well as service valves with ports. The heat pump is equipped with four individual panels for coil access and has a true suction line service port.

Tech support: Available 7 a.m.-7 p.m. Central, Monday-Friday, at 888-593-9988. All support materials can be accessed through the partner link on www.goodmanmfg.com. Contact local distributor for full access information.

Tech support materials: ASZ18 spec sheet, installation manual, operations manual, technical manual, and service manuals included.

Noise-reduction features: Features a high-density foam compressor sound blanket and Amana’s sound-control top. In addition, the heat pump has a wire fan discharge grille and efficient two-speed condenser fan motor.

IAQ equipment supported: Two-stage cooling operation allows for improved humidity control. In addition, users are able to get improved use of their air filters because the heat pump is used with variable speed.

Thermostat compatibility: Compatible with most multistage thermostats.

Replacement parts compatibility: Shares many components with other Amana brand products.

Additional features: Features Copeland ComfortAlert diagnostics, two-speed General Electric condenser fan motor, and energy efficiencies and operating sound levels that are among the best in the HVAC industry - all with a lifetime unit replacement limited warranty.

Warranty information: Lifetime limited heat exchanger combined with 10-year limited unit replacement heat exchanger and 10-year limited parts.

Special installation requirements: Manufacturer did not specify.

Contact: Amana, Houston; attn. Rex Anderson, 713-263-5064; 713-589-8059 (fax); rex.anderson@goodmanmfg.com; www.goodmanmfg.com.

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American Standard

Model: Heritage Hybrid™ heat pump with gas furnace

Footprint (inches): Heat pump - 41 (h) by 37 (w) by 34 (d); Furnace - 40 (h) by 18, 21 or 25 (w) by 28 (d)

Serviceability features: System alerts and error codes are available instantly through the Comfort Control, indoor user interface, and LEDs on the outdoor unit control board. This continuous display of system conditions saves time for installers-technicians. In addition, the remote Telephone Access Module can report system alerts to homeowners or service technicians.

Tech support: Support available through local independent American Standard Heating & Air Conditioning distributors.

Tech support materials: Installation and service information, including part numbers, are available to independent distributors and their independent dealers.

Noise-reduction features: Variable-speed fan motor and low-stage modulation allow the heating system to run at extremely low sound levels. In cooling, the system can modulate down to 50 percent of total capacity for quiet operation. Compressor sound insulators are added.

IAQ equipment supported: The 900 Series control reduces airflow during dehumidification and controls humidifier during heating. A built-in frost protection for humidity is optional. Addition of the AccuClean™ whole-home air filtration system removes up to 99.98 percent of allergens from the filtered air, including over 99 percent of the flu virus.

Thermostat compatibility: Comfort control required for communicating capability and humidity control. With the ability to connect to up to four systems, the Telephone Access Module is required for remote monitoring and can be accessed by inbound call, or can provide system alerts based on comfort preferences set by the homeowner.

Replacement parts compatibility: Majority of replacement parts are shared with other models in the line.

Additional features: Two-stage electric heat pump and three-stage gas furnace provide comfort under any condition with the flexibility to choose between two energy sources. AccuLink communicating technology and Charge Assist™ charging accuracy help ensure quick and efficient installation and reliable performance throughout the life of the system.

Warranty information: Ten-year limited compressor and coil; five-year limited on internal functional parts.

Special installation requirements: Charge Assist automatically charges system refrigerant to accurate level, eliminating need for gauges or calculations while helping ensure design efficiency, longer compressor life, and less overall maintenance. System also features simplified two-wire outdoor connection and three-wire indoor connection. Self-configuring airflow and diagnostics run automatically, reducing overall installation time.

Contact: American Standard, Tyler, Texas; attn. Ted McDonald, 903-581-3466; 903-581-9070 (fax); ted.mcdonald@americanstandardair.com; www.americanstandardair.com.

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Arcoaire

Model: DLX 90 gas furnace

Footprint (inches): 19 to 25 (w) by 29 (d)

Serviceability features: A built-in electronic diagnostic system is easier to view through sight glass in the blower door. Spacious service compartments provide room to work. The furnace’s internal condensate drain system can be routed out of either the left or right side of furnace.

Tech support: ICP’s network of factory-trained technical service advisors (TSAs), on staff at local distributors, provide technical assistance and troubleshooting at the local level.

Tech support materials: Product information posted online at Arcoaire dealer Website www.goarcoaire.com includes product spec sheets, I/O manuals, and tech support-parts manuals. Tech support materials are also available at local distributors.

Noise-reduction features: The one-piece steel cabinet is thermal-lined for added sound protection. Solid doors provide a sealed combustion compartment for quieter operation.

IAQ equipment supported: Predrilled accessory holes and convenient wiring hook-ups make it easier to add humidifiers, electronic air cleaners and other accessories; 24- and 115-vac humidifier terminal; electronic air cleaner terminal.

Thermostat compatibility: Compatible with most thermostats.

Replacement parts compatibility: Key components standardized throughout the line.

Additional features: Equipped with silicon nitride igniters that last longer, can withstand high-line voltage, and don’t require voltage regulators. High-airflow 100,000 Btuh model available for 5-ton cooling applications. Meets California low-NOx standards.

Warranty information: Five-year limited “No Hassle Replacement” limited; lifetime limited heat exchangers; five-year parts limited. A HELP® extended service agreement offers a five- and 10-year extended service agreement on parts and labor.

Special installation requirements: Shipped as natural gas in upflow configuration, with all parts included for downflow, horizontal left and right with no need for accessory conversion kits. LP gas kits available.

Contact: Arcoaire, Nashville, Tenn.; attn. John Mott, 800-315-4370; 800-315-4370 (fax); john.mott@mottpr.com; www.goarcoaire.com.

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Model: PS92 gas furnace

Footprint (inches): 19 to 25 (w) by 29 (d)

Serviceability features: Includes a built-in electronic diagnostic system that is easier to view through sight glass in the blower door. Extra-spacious service compartments provide room to work. Entire blower assembly mounted on rails.

Tech support: ICP’s network of factory-trained technical service advisors (TSAs), on staff at local distributors, provide technical assistance and troubleshooting at the local level.

Tech support materials: Product information posted online at Arcoaire dealer Website (www.goarcoaire.com) includes product spec sheets, I/O manuals, and tech support-parts manuals. Tech support materials are available at local distributors.

Noise-reduction features: Solid doors provide a sealed combustion compartment for quieter operation.

IAQ equipment supported: Predrilled accessory holes and convenient wiring hook-ups make it easier to add humidifiers, electronic air cleaners, and other accessories; 24- and 115-vac humidifier terminal; electronic air cleaner terminal.

Thermostat compatibility: Compatible with most thermostats.

Replacement parts compatibility: Key components standardized throughout the line.

Additional features: Four position installation capability. Direct ignition with silicon nitride igniters that last longer, can withstand high line voltage, and don’t require voltage regulators. Meets California low-NOx standards. Dual certified venting, internal condensate drain system. High-temperature limit control prevents overheating.

Warranty information: Twenty-year limited heat exchanger; five-year parts limited. A HELP® extended service agreement offers a five- and 10-year extended service agreement on parts and labor.

Special installation requirements: Shipped as natural gas in upflow configuration, with all parts included for downflow, horizontal left and right with no need for accessory conversion kits. LP gas kits available.

Contact: Arcoaire, Nashville, Tenn.; attn. John Mott, 800-315-4370; 800-315-4370 (fax); john.mott@mottpr.com; www.goarcoaire.com.

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Armstrong

Model: G2D80CRV gas furnace

Footprint (inches): 18 or 20 (w) by 40 (h)

Serviceability features: System Sentry™ control board features easier and customizable variable-speed air delivery set up for optimum comfort. It also features five fault code memory recall regardless of power interruption.

Tech support: Available at 800-515-3501, Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Eastern.

Tech support materials: Wiring diagrams, service-troubleshooting information, installation data, parts and part numbers immediately available on www.alliedair.net or through tech support.

Noise-reduction features: Sealed burner enclosure for quiet operation. Variable-speed motor features “soft start” and “soft stop” for quiet operation.

IAQ equipment supported: The true “direct vent” option delivers outdoor air directly to the enclosed burner box for combustion, which reduces sound levels and isolates potential contaminated indoor air. Direct-vent application also reduces potential risk of back drafting of other fueled appliances.

Thermostat compatibility: Can use one- or two-stage thermostat.

Replacement parts compatibility: All components compatible with current Armstrong and Air Ease products.

Additional features: When applied as a direct-vent furnace, the original homeowner receives a limited lifetime warranty on the heat exchanger and a five-year limited parts warranty on all other components.

Warranty information: Direct-vent applications receive a limited lifetime heat exchanger; nondirect vent receives 20-year limited heat exchanger and five-year limited parts on all other components.

Special installation requirements: Can be applied in both downflow and horizontal applications.

Contact: AirEase, West Columbia, SC; attn. Lori Boyce, 803-738-4110; 803-738-4001 (fax); lori.boyce@alliedair.com; www.alliedair.com.

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Bard Manufacturing Co.

Model: GSVS Series geothermal package heat pump

Footprint (inches): 26 to 27 (d) by 48 to 56 (h) by 28 to 33 (w)

Serviceability features: Features scroll compressor, variable-speed ECM motor, built-in domestic hot water heat exchanger, high- and low-pressure switches standard, moveable control panel, slide-in electric heat strips, fully insulated high efficiency cupro-nickel coaxial water coil, TXV. All water connections on outside of cabinet for ease of installation.

Tech support: Available through local Bard distribution network.

Tech support materials: Service parts guides, wiring diagrams, installation manuals (printed and CD formats), Website.

Noise-reduction features: Compressor-service compartment insulated to reduce noise levels, variable-speed ECM blower motor - soft starting, constant CFM over a wide range of static pressure.

IAQ equipment supported: Compatible with field installed electronic air cleaner or high efficiency media type filters through the installing dealer.

Thermostat compatibility: Compatible with most thermostats.

Replacement parts compatibility: Product line shares standard Bard replacement parts.

Additional features: Suitable for ground water or earth loop applications, ARI 330 certified, cupro-nickel water coil, slide-in electric heater packages, domestic hot water heat exchanger factory installed, variable-speed ECM blower motor.

Warranty information: Five-year parts, five-year compressor, optional six- to 10-year compressor.

Special installation requirements: Manufacturer did not specify.

Contact: Bard Manufacturing Co., Bryan, Ohio; attn. Pam Bard Steel, 419-636-1194; 419-636-2640 (fax); bard@bardhvac.com; www.bardhvac.com.

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Bryant Heating and Cooling

Model: Plus 90x™ gas furnace, 353AAV

Footprint (inches): 40 (h) by 18 to 25 (w)

Serviceability features: For contractor convenience, this versatile furnace can be installed in four positions - upflow, horizontal right, horizontal left, and downflow. It also offers 13 venting options. Servicing is also convenient with a door designed for easier access, as well as LED diagnostics, nonvolatile fault code memory, and a self-test feature.

Tech support: Available at 888-994-7237.

Tech support materials: Service-troubleshooting information, full installation kit, including diagrams, installation manual, parts and numbers.

Noise-reduction features: Noise elimination combustion system.

IAQ equipment supported: Offers added comfort with the furnace’s SmartEvap™ function, which can lower the humidity level in the home nearly 10 percent.

Thermostat compatibility: Compatible with most thermostats. When paired with a thermidistat provides dehumidification.

Replacement parts compatibility: Most components are similar with exception to blower motor, control board and wiring harness.

Additional features: Helps 13- and 14-SEER air conditioners achieve added energy efficiency of up to 1.5 SEER, while also providing high-efficiency heating, making it a great option for both the replacement and new construction markets.

Warranty information: Twenty-year limited on the Super S™ heat exchanger, and five-year parts limited on all other components.

Special installation requirements: Applications are easier with a four-way multipoise design, through-the-furnace downflow venting, 13 different options, and a door designed for easier service access. Inner blower door is provided for tighter sealing in sensitive applications. The Plus 90x is approved for use with natural or propane gas and in low-NOx air quality management districts.

Contact: Bryant Heating and Cooling, Indianapolis; attn. Bryant Solution Center, 888-994-7237; 800-844-2042 (fax); bryantprograms@bryant.com; www.bryant.com.

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Burnham Hydronics/U.S. Boiler Co.

Model: Alpine™ condensing stainless steel boiler

Footprint (inches): Less than 17 (w) by 13 to 29 (d)

Serviceability features: Front-facing, electronic readouts for boiler status and troubleshooting. Controls slide out with plug-and-play wiring for easier servicing with line voltage and low voltage wiring connections separated. Easier to move boilers include built-in carry handles and can be stacked for multiple boiler operations. Natural to LP gas field conversion only requires a simple screw adjustment.

Tech support: Available through Burnham distributors and sales representatives. Contractor tech support is available during normal business hours at 866-684-1463.

Tech support materials: Complete product information for contractors available in Alpine I/Os manual or on Website at www.burnham.com.

Noise-reduction features: Sealed combustion venting and unique, insulated jacket design provides very quiet operation.

IAQ equipment supported: Boiler uses sealed combustion venting system and a unique negative pressure jacket design for safety and efficiency.

Thermostat compatibility: Can be used with a wide variety of heating thermostats and incorporates outdoor reset as a standard.

Replacement parts compatibility: Many of the replacement parts are common between the Alpine models.

Additional features: 95 percent stainless steel condensing boiler. Includes a patent-pending polypropylene trap with integrated float that protects against acidic condensate backing up into heat exchanger. Three venting options available with CPVC-PVC piping as standard. Combustion air is preheated for added efficiency and controls are isolated from heated air, combustion air, and waterside properties.

Warranty information: Limited 12-year stainless steel heat exchanger. Alpine boilers under 300 MBtuh and used in residential applications are eligible for a no charge five-year “Winter Warmth” assurance plan that covers parts and labor. Boiler registration is required for eligibility.

Special installation requirements: Compact, easier to move, and can be vented using CPVC-PVC piping. Polypropylene concentric venting and AL29-4C two-pipe systems are additional venting options. Alpine boilers are floor mounted and have a standard stackable feature for multiple boiler operations. Slide-out plug-and-play controls add to ease of servicing.

Contact: Burnham Hydronics/U.S. Boiler Co., Lancaster, Pa.; attn. Ken Niemi, 717-390-4701; 717-293-5827 (fax); kniemi@burnham.com; www.burnham.com.

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Carrier

Model: 58MEB Performance Boost™ 90 four-way multipoise gas furnace

Footprint (inches): 40 (h) by 18 to 25 (w)

Serviceability features: Servicing is more convenient with a door designed for easier access, as well as LED diagnostics, nonvolatile fault code memory, and a self-test feature. For contractor convenience, this furnace can be installed in four positions - upflow, horizontal right, horizontal left, and downflow. It also offers 13 venting options.

Tech support: Available at 800-946-2930.

Tech support materials: Service-troubleshooting information, full installation kit including diagrams, installation manual, parts, and numbers.

Noise-reduction features: Patented combustion system makes the Performance Boost 90 a quieter induced-draft gas furnace.

IAQ equipment supported: Offers enhanced humidity control. The SmartEvap0153 humidity control and an electronic air cleaner increase air quality.

Thermostat compatibility: Compatible with most thermostats. When paired with a thermidistat it provides dehumidification.

Replacement parts compatibility: Most components are similar with exception to blower motor, control board, and wiring harness.

Additional features: Performance Boost ECM motor and the Carrier control logic combine to provide a SEER boost of up to 1.5 on the outdoor unit. Control system offers dehumidification mode, motor speed selection for continuous fan operation, and fault code storage for power outages.

Warranty information: Twenty-year limited heat exchanger and five-year limited on entire unit.

Special installation requirements: Applications are easier with a four-way multipoise design, through-the-furnace downflow venting, 13 different options, and a door designed for easier service access. Inner blower door is provided for tighter sealing in sensitive applications. The Performance Boost is approved for use with natural or propane gas and in low-NOx air quality management districts.

Contact: Carrier, Indianapolis; attn. Expert Central, 800-946-2930; 800-844-2042 (fax); expertcentral@carrier.com; www.residential.carrier.com.

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Century

Model: M Series MMH36TA-1 ductless mini-split heat pump

Footprint (inches): 35 (w) by 7 (d) indoor unit; 34 (w) by 13 (d) outdoor unit.

Serviceability features: Self diagnostics help simplify troubleshooting. Service ports and connections are located on the side of the condenser. Indoor units lift off hanging brackets and covers are quickly removed for service.

Tech support: Available at 517-787-2100 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Eastern, weekdays.

Tech support materials: I/O, maintenance, service manual, and parts list can be e-mailed as PDFs or sent as hard copies; also available online to distributors.

Noise-reduction features: Indoor units have multispeed, high-tech, cross-flow fans for ultra-quiet operation; condensing unit keeps operational noise outside.

IAQ equipment supported: Triple filtration includes electrostatic filter to remove dust, pollen, smoke; antifungal filter prohibits growth of mold and bacteria; deodorizing filter freshens the air.

Thermostat compatibility: Built-in thermostat on each air handler can be set using wireless remote (three included) or wired controls.

Replacement parts compatibility: Indoor unit parts are shared across minisplit lines; outdoor unit parts are unique.

Additional features: True zone control for three rooms with one condenser and three indoor air handlers, each operating independently; hot start eliminates cool air release at startup; condenser can be located up to 50 feet from air handler; dual compressors adjust to load requirements for efficiency; auto operation selects mode to maintain temperature.

Warranty information: Five-year compressors, one-year on other parts (see printed warranty for limitations). AssurancePlus™ extended service agreements available.

Special installation requirements: Main power is 208/230 V, comes from the condenser. Follow installation manual, standard industry practices, and local-national codes.

Contact: Century, Jackson, Mich.; attn. Mike Delwiche, 517-787-2100; 517-787-9341 (fax); info@heatcontroller.com; www.century-hvac.com.

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Model: Patriot 80 OUFA-75-D3 oil furnace

Footprint (inches): 20 (w) by 31 (d)

Serviceability features: Easily accessed cleanout ports for complete service of heat exchanger. Removable cabinet panels and components located to be readily accessed.

Tech support: Available at 517-787-2100, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Eastern, weekdays.

Tech support materials: I/O, maintenance, service manual, and parts list can be e-mailed as PDFs or sent as hard copies; also available online to distributors.

Noise-reduction features: Foil-faced fiberglass insulation, harmonically balanced blower and dense ceramic fiber combustion chamber.

IAQ equipment supported: Manufacturer did not specify.

Thermostat compatibility: Compatible with most thermostats.

Replacement parts compatibility: Many parts shared across the line.

Additional features: Energy Star rated. Compact highboy model fits in many locations. Heavy-duty, 14-gauge steel heat exchanger. High-efficiency oil burner with flame retention head and solid-state ignition. Multifiring rate adjusted with simple nozzle change. Durable cabinet with baked enamel finish. Prewired to add central air conditioning.

Warranty information: Lifetime heat exchanger; five-year other components (see printed warranty for limitations). AssurancePlus™ extended service agreements available.

Special installation requirements: Unit shipped with largest capacity nozzle. Flue size is 6 inches diameter.

Contact: Century, Jackson, Mich.; attn. Bob Sycks, 517-787-2100; 517-787-9341 (fax); info@heatcontroller.com; www.century-hvac.com.

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ClimateMaster

Model: THW010 water-to-water heat pump

Footprint (inches): Manufacturer did not specify.

Serviceability features: Hinged front access door and three removable panels for installation and service.

Tech support: Manufacturer did not specify.

Tech support materials: Manufacturer did not specify.

Noise-reduction features: Exclusive double-isolation compressor mounting system, insulated compressor enclosure, and discharge muffler make the THW Series one of the quietest water-to-water heat pumps available.

IAQ equipment supported: Manufacturer did not specify.

Thermostat compatibility: Application-specific controls make the THW Series ideal for hydronic heating and domestic hot water generation.

Replacement parts compatibility: Manufacturer did not specify.

Additional features: Includes a built-in programmable controller with outdoor temperature reset and warm weather shutdown and features up to 145°F leaving water temperatures. Options include full condensing hot water generation, internal pumps, and internal expansion tanks.

Warranty information: Manufacturer did not specify.

Special installation requirements: Manufacturer did not specify.

Contact: ClimateMaster, Oklahoma City; attn. Bridgett Oliver, 405-745-6000; 405-745-4102 (fax); boliver@climatemaster.com; www.climatemaster.com.

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Coleman

Model: Echelon™ modulating gas furnace

Footprint (inches): 33 (h) by 18 (w) by 16 (d)

Serviceability features: Compact, 33-inch height fits in tight spaces. Easily convertible, multiposition design provides flexibility for all configurations. Folded sheet metal eliminates sharp edges. Interchangeable doors include tool-less quarter-turn latches for removal. Slide-out blower assembly. Control board features tri-color LEDs for easier diagnostics. Self-priming internal condensate system eliminates external traps.

Tech support: The first level of support is provided by the distributor. Factory support is available to distributors and dealers by calling 877-874-7378 (877-UPG-SERV) 7 a.m. and 5 p.m. Central.

Tech support materials: Support documents include the industry’s first Quick Setup Guide, a technical guide, submittal data sheet, guide specs, installation instructions, user’s manual, and a parts list that are available at www.upgnet.com or by request.

Noise-reduction features: Operation is as low as 65 dB for models up to 98 percent AFUE. An insulated blower compartment ensures quiet operation.

IAQ equipment supported: Variable-speed models feature ECM fan motors, which circulate air for longer time periods. Longer run times equate to consistent temperatures and longer periods of air filtering, resulting in cleaner, more comfortable air. External air filters offer maximum flexibility in meeting customer IAQ needs. Compatible with all Coleman premium IAQ products.

Thermostat compatibility: A simple, single-stage thermostat is all that is required for fully modulating operation. Additionally, these furnace models are compatible with a wide selection of other types of thermostats that may be required for any application.

Replacement parts compatibility: Shares replacement parts with other models.

Additional features: Achieves up to 98 percent AFUE. The models modulate 35-100 percent in less than 1 percent increments. The condensate management system eliminates external traps and the need to elevate the furnace in horizontal applications.

Warranty information: Lifetime heat exchanger and five-year limited all other components.

Special installation requirements: None; the 33-inch cabinet’s interchangeable doors and multiple venting options make this unit easier to install in replacement or new construction applications.

Contact: Coleman, Norman, Okla.; attn. Jeff Hurt, 405-419-6563; 405-419-6545 (fax); jeffrey.n.hurt@jci.com; www.coleman33.com.

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Model: LX Series heat pump

Footprint (inches): 40 (h) by 34 (w) by 34 (d)

Serviceability features: With a competitive, compact footprint, the LX Series is easier to install and service, especially where space is limited. The compressor is protected by high and low temperature and pressure controls and a factory-installed filter-drier. A demand-defrost control ensures optimum operation and efficiency.

Tech support: The first level of support is provided by the distributor. Factory support is available to distributors and dealers by calling 877-874-7378 (877-UPG-SERV) between 7 a.m. and 5 p.m. Central.

Tech support materials: A technical guide is available at www.upgnet.com or by request.

Noise-reduction features: A quieter, upward airflow pattern carries the normal operating noise away from the living area. In addition, the rigid top panel isolates any motor sound, and an isolator-mounted compressor and the rippled fins of the condenser coil muffle the normal fan motor and compressor operating sounds for quieter operation.

IAQ equipment supported: The unit can be matched with Coleman’s line of premium indoor air quality products that include hybrid electronic air cleaners, media air cleaners, UV lights, and humidifiers.

Thermostat compatibility: A wide selection of compatible thermostats is available to provide optimum performance and features.

Replacement parts compatibility: Shares replacement parts with other models.

Additional features: Features copper tube and aluminum fin technology in a competitive footprint. An extra heavy-duty, tight-spaced coil guard with a secondary polymer mesh provides superior coil protection, and corner posts provide additional cabinet strength.

Warranty information: Ten-year compressor and five-years on parts. Optional extended warranties are available to include labor or extended time periods.

Special installation requirements: None; easier power and control wiring connections reduce installation time and costs, and the small base dimension means less space is required on the ground or roof.

Contact: Coleman, Norman, Okla.; attn. Jeff Hurt, 405-419-6563; 405-419-6545 (fax); jeffrey.n.hurt@jci.com; www.colemansizedright.com.

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Comfort-Aire

Model: HRG Series heat pump

Footprint (inches): 24 (w) by 24 (d) to 32 (w) by 32 (d)

Serviceability features: Waterproof control box houses all controls, can be easily accessed on upper back of unit; three service ports - liquid, vapor and common - are located just below control box; top-discharge fan assembly provides easier access to working components.

Tech support: Available at 517-787-2100 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Eastern, weekdays.

Tech support materials: I/O, maintenance, and parts list can be e-mailed as PDFs or sent as hard copies; also available online to distributors.

Noise-reduction features: Top fan discharge, muffler on compressor, and noncycling reversing valve all minimize operational sound; heavy-duty grille and motor mount also reduce sound attenuation.

IAQ equipment supported: Supports WHD-130A whole-house dehumidifier; compatible with electronic air cleaners.

Thermostat compatibility: Compatible with most thermostats.

Replacement parts compatibility: Many parts across the line are standardized.

Additional features: Uses R-410A. Demand defrost improves efficiency by defrosting only when needed. Full metal louvered jacket protects the coil; copper coils with enhanced aluminum fins provide maximum surface for heat exchange. Expansion valve with interior check valve adds reliability. Matte finish on steel cabinet is attractive and durable; outstanding warranty coverage.

Warranty information: Twelve-years compressors, 12-years other parts with original owner registration (see printed warranty for limitations). AssurancePlus extended service agreements available.

Special installation requirements: Comes precharged for 15-foot line set and ARI-matched A-coil.

Contact: Comfort-Aire, Jackson, Mich.; attn. Bob Sycks, 517-787-2100; 517-787-9341 (fax); info@heatcontroller.com; www.heatcontroller.com.

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Model: VMH Series ductless mini-split heat pump

Footprint (inches): 35 (w) by 7 (d) to 48 (w) by 8 (d) indoor unit; 30 (w) by 10 (d) to 34 (w) by 13 (d) outdoor unit.

Serviceability features: Service ports and connections are conveniently located on the side of the condenser. Indoor units easily lift off hanging brackets and covers are quickly removed for service.

Tech support: Available at 517-787-2100 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Eastern, weekdays.

Tech support materials: I/O, maintenance, service manual and parts list can be e-mailed as PDF or sent as hard copies; also available online to distributors.

Noise-reduction features: DC compressor runs mostly at low speed, which reduces vibration; high-tech fan on indoor unit moves large amounts of air at low speeds for whisper-quiet operation.

IAQ equipment supported: Triple filtration includes electrostatic filter to remove dust, pollen, smoke; antifungal filter prohibits growth of mold and bacteria; deodorizing filter freshens the air.

Thermostat compatibility: Built-in thermostat can be set using wireless remote (included) or wired controls.

Replacement parts compatibility: Many parts across the line, especially 9,000- to 24,000-Btuh models, are shared; others are unique.

Additional features: Inverter technology saves up to 40 percent energy (compared to noninverters) by matching compressor speed to demand; provides precise temperature control; runs at economy speed most of the time to avoid temperature stratification; provides superior heating capacity even at low ambient temperatures; defrost control automatically removes frost accumulation on the heat pump coil.

Warranty information: Six-year compressor, two-year other parts (see printed warranty for limitations). AssurancePlus extended service agreements available.

Special installation requirements: Main power connection is 208/230 V. Oil trap should be installed every 16.5 to 23 feet of line set elevation. Follow installation manual, standard industry practices, and local-national codes.

Contact: Comfort-Aire, Jackson, Mich.; attn. Mike Delwiche, 517-787-2100; 517-787-9341 (fax); info@heatcontroller.com; www.heatcontroller.com.

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Comfortmaker

Model: PGX4 package gas-electric unit

Footprint (inches): 47 (w) by 47 to 73 (d)

Serviceability features: Externally mounted gauge ports allow for more accurate reading of operating conditions. Electrical and gas controls located behind one exterior panel make servicing easier. Comfort Alert™ Ultratech™ diagnostics device on all models.

Tech support: ICP’s network of factory-trained technical service advisors (TSAs), on staff at local distributors, provide technical assistance and troubleshooting at the local level.

Tech support materials: Product information posted online at Comfortmaker dealer Website (www.gocomfortmaker.com) includes product spec sheets, I/O manuals, and tech support-parts manuals. Tech support materials are also available at local distributors.

Noise-reduction features: Equipped with advanced air management system for quieter operation.

IAQ equipment supported: Offers dehumidification in cooling mode.

Thermostat compatibility: Two-stage heat-cool thermostat required.

Replacement parts compatibility: Key components standardized throughout the line.

Additional features: This package gas-electric features environmentally sound R-410A refrigerant, high-efficiency two-stage Copeland scroll compressors, and corrosion-resistant heat exchangers made of tough stainless steel that has high-temperature capability. The condenser coils have sturdy wire inlet grilles and UV-rated vinyl mesh installed on the surface of the coils for extra protection.

Warranty information: Seven-year limited “No Hassle Replacement”; lifetime limited heat exchangers; 10-year compressor limited; seven-year coil limited; five-year parts limited. A HELP® extended service agreement offers a five- and 10-year extended service agreement on parts and labor.

Special installation requirements: Must be installed with a two-stage heat-cool thermostat.

Contact: Comfortmaker, Nashville, Tenn.; attn. John Mott, 800-315-4370; 615-383-2215 (fax); john.mott@mottpr.com; www.gocomfortmaker.com.

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Model: SoftSound VS 95 gas furnace

Footprint (inches): 19 to 25 (w) by 29 (d)

Serviceability features: Furnace includes a built-in electronic diagnostic system that can be used while the furnace is running. These low-profile furnaces are designed with easier-to-remove doors and spacious service compartments to give technicians room to work. Most hose and clamp connections are premade by the factory, reducing installation time.

Tech support: ICP’s network of factory-trained technical service advisors (TSAs), on staff at local distributors, provide technical assistance and troubleshooting at the local level.

Tech support materials: Product information posted online at Comfortmaker dealer Website (www.gocomfortmaker.com) includes product spec sheets, I/O manuals, and tech support-parts manuals. Tech support materials are also available through local distributors.

Noise-reduction features: The unit’s two-stage heating means it operates in the quieter first stage 70-80 percent of the time. The one-piece steel cabinet is thermal lined; an insulated blower compartment provides added sound protection. Solid doors provide a sealed combustion compartment for quieter operation.

IAQ equipment supported: Predrilled accessory holes and convenient wiring hookups make it easier to add humidifiers, electronic air cleaners, and other accessories.

Thermostat compatibility: Compatible with most thermostats.

Replacement parts compatibility: Key components standardized throughout the line.

Additional features: Four-position furnace provides maximum efficiency, quiet operation, and premium comfort of variable-speed, two-stage heating. Meets California low-NOx emission standards. Variable-speed blower motor cuts electricity costs. Furnace is equipped with long-lasting silicon nitride igniters. One- or two-pipe venting; troubleshooting LED fault indicator diagnoses practically all system-related malfunctions and is easier to view through sight glass in blower door.

Warranty information: Ten-year limited “No Hassle Replacement”; lifetime limited heat exchangers; seven-year parts limited. A HELP® extended service agreement is available on Comfortmaker products, offering a five- and 10-year extended service agreement on parts and labor.

Special installation requirements: Shipped as natural gas in upflow configuration, with all parts included for downflow, horizontal left and right with no need for accessory conversion kits. LP gas kits available.

Contact: Comfortmaker, Nashville, Tenn.; attn. John Mott, 800-315-4370; 615-383-2215 (fax); john.mott@mottpr.com; www.gocomfortmaker.com.

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Daikin AC (Americas) Inc.

Model: Multisplit ducted and duct-free systems CTXS, FTXS, FDXS, 4MXS

Footprint (inches): 30 (h) by 35 (w) by 13 (d) - outdoor unit

Serviceability features: Built-in self diagnostics, suitcase-style condensing unit cabinet, horizontal discharge air, compact and lightweight, serviceable-washable filter.

Tech support: Available at 972-245-1510, Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. For more information, visit www.daikinac.com or call 866-432-4546 (866-4Daikin).

Tech support materials: Service manual, engineering data book, installation manual, submittal data sheets, parts lists.

Noise-reduction features: Outdoor unit features a night quiet mode; when the temperature falls 9°F below the preset temperature, the mode automatically switches on. This mode can also be manually programmed. Setting the indoor unit to quiet operation will make the outdoor unit run quietly.

IAQ equipment supported: FTXS/CTXS wall-mounted units feature an air purification filter with photo-catalytic deodorizing function.

Thermostat compatibility: Wireless remote controllers are standard. The Intelligent Eye function is able to set back the temperature automatically when no one is detected in the room (wall mounts only).

Replacement parts compatibility: Shares parts.

Additional features: Serves up to four rooms from one outdoor unit. Instead of large ductwork, the small outdoor units are connected with a pair of refrigerant lines. These lines slide into a small 3-inch opening through a wall or ceiling and connect to a wall-mounted or slim-built indoor unit. With fewer electrical connections, contractors can install units in a minimal amount of time. Choice of ducted or duct-free fan coils with 112 combinations possible.

Warranty information: Standard limited includes seven-year compressor; five-year parts, one-year limited labor.

Special installation requirements: R-410A certification, Daikin factory training, standard Daikin installation instructions; service space and piping limitations must be followed as described in the engineering data book.

Contact: Daikin AC (Americas) Inc., Carrollton, Texas; attn. Marc Bellanger, 972-245-1510; 972-245-1038 (fax); marc.bellanger@daikinac.com; www.daikinac.com.

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Model: VRV-S duct-free heat pump RXYMQ36

Footprint (inches): 53 (h) by 35 (w) by 13 (d) outdoor unit; 11 (h) by 31 (w) by 9 (d) indoor unit

Serviceability features: Built-in self diagnostics, suitcase-style condensing unit cabinet, horizontal discharge air, compact and lightweight, serviceable-washable filters.

Tech support: Available at 972-245-1510, Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. For more information and to download technical manuals, visit www.daikinac.com or call 866-432-4546 (866-4DAIKIN).

Tech support materials: Service manual, engineering data book, installation manual, submittal data sheets, parts lists.

Noise-reduction features: Daikin indoor units come with fan speed control and operate quietly (as low as 28 decibels). Outdoor units have built-in sound-reducing features, including an automatic night mode function that can lower the sound by approximately 5-8 dB.

IAQ equipment supported: Indoor fan coil unit air filters ensure a steady supply of clean air and can wipe out many biological contaminants before they can spread.

Thermostat compatibility: Daikin control system and wireless remote controllers are standard.

Replacement parts compatibility: Shares parts.

Additional features: By controlling the rotational speed of the compressor, the VRV-S allows the amount of refrigerant flowing in the system to vary depending on actual needs. This delivers greater efficiency during part-load conditions than conventional, noninverter systems. It also results in more precise temperature control over all individual zones.

Warranty information: Standard limited six-year compressor, one-year parts, one-year limited labor.

Special installation requirements: R-410A certification, Daikin factory training, standard Daikin installation instructions; service space and piping limitations must be followed as described in the engineering data book.

Contact: Daikin AC (Americas) Inc., Carrollton, Texas; attn. Marc Bellanger, 972-245-1510; 972-245-1038 (fax); marc.bellanger@daikinac.com; www.daikinac.com.

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Day & Night

Model: IIS 90 gas furnace

Footprint (inches): 19 to 25 (w) by 29 (d)

Serviceability features: Spacious service compartments provide room to work. Easier on-off doors give access to internal components. Troubleshooting LED fault indicator diagnoses practically all system-related malfunctions and is easier to view through a sight glass in blower door. Internal condensate drain system can be routed out the left or right side of furnace.

Tech support: ICP’s network of factory-trained technical service advisors (TSAs), on staff at local distributors, provide technical assistance and troubleshooting at the local level.

Tech support materials: Product information posted online at Day & Night dealer Website (www.godayandnight.com) includes product spec sheets, I/O manuals, and tech support-parts manuals. Tech support materials are also available at local distributors.

Noise-reduction features: Equipped with two-stage heating, the furnace operates in the quieter first stage 70-80 percent of the time. The one-piece steel cabinet is thermal-lined for added sound protection. Solid doors provide a sealed combustion compartment for quieter operation.

IAQ equipment supported: Predrilled accessory holes and convenient wiring hook-ups make it easier to add humidifiers, electronic air cleaners, and other accessories; 24- and 115-vac humidifier terminal; electronic air cleaner terminal.

Thermostat compatibility: Compatible with most thermostats.

Replacement parts compatibility: Key components standardized throughout the line.

Additional features: This 40-inch-tall multiposition furnace can be installed upflow, downflow, horizontal left or right. Furnaces equipped with silicon nitride igniters that last longer, can withstand high-line voltage, and don’t require voltage regulators. Conventional PSC blower gives improved comfort of two-stage furnace.

Warranty information: Seven-year limited “No Hassle Replacement”; lifetime limited heat exchangers; five-year parts limited. A HELP® extended service agreement is available on Day & Night products, offering a five- and 10-year extended service agreement on parts and labor.

Special installation requirements: Shipped as natural gas in upflow configuration, with all parts included for downflow, horizontal left and right with no need for accessory conversion kits. LP gas kits available.

Contact: Day & Night, Nashville, Tenn.; attn. John Mott, 800-315-4370; 615-383-2215 (fax); john.mott@mottpr.com; www.godayandnight.com.

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Model: PDX4 package dual fuel heat pump

Footprint (inches): 47 (w) by 47 to 73 (d)

Serviceability features: Externally mounted gauge ports allow for more accurate reading of operating conditions. Comfort Alert™ Ultratech™ diagnostics device is on all models. Electrical and gas controls located behind one exterior panel make servicing easier.

Tech support: ICP’s network of factory-trained technical service advisors (TSAs), on staff at local distributors, provide technical assistance and troubleshooting at the local level.

Tech support materials: Product information posted online at Day & Night dealer Website (www.godayandnight.com) includes product spec sheets, I/O manuals, and tech support-parts manuals. Tech support materials are also available at local distributors.

Noise-reduction features: Equipped with advanced air management system for quieter operation.

IAQ equipment supported: Offers dehumidification in cooling mode.

Thermostat compatibility: Multistage dual-fuel thermostat required.

Replacement parts compatibility: Key components standardized throughout the line.

Additional features: Dual-fuel units monitor outdoor temperatures and switch automatically between electric power and fossil fuel to use the more efficient fuel source. A new defrost system helps keep coils ice free for more efficient, reliable operation.

Warranty information: Ten-year limited “No Hassle Replacement”; lifetime limited heat exchangers; 10-year compressor limited; 10-year coil limited; seven-year parts limited. HELP® extended service agreement is available on Day & Night products, offering a five- and 10-year extended service agreement on parts and labor.

Special installation requirements: Must be in- stalled with a multistage dual-fuel thermostat in order to operate properly.

Contact: Day & Night, Nashville, Tenn.; attn. John Mott, 800-315-4370; 615-383-2215 (fax); john.mott@mottpr.com; www.godayandnight.com.

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ECR International

Model: freewatt WA-A100N-01 gas furnace

Footprint (inches): 48 by 96

Serviceability features: Each freewatt is designed for serviceability with an Internet connectivity feature that allows homeowners, installers, dealers and tech support to monitor the operation of the system remotely.

Tech support: Available 24/7 at 877-622-8934.

Tech support materials: A complete service manual package includes appropriate manuals, wiring diagrams, I/O, maintenance, and supporting documentation.

Noise-reduction features: Each full freewatt system includes a natural gas-fired Honda microcombined heat and power generator. This special unit provides 1.2 kW of electricity and 11,000 Btuh of base-level heating with a sound level of only 47 dBa at 3 feet, which is quieter than most warm-air furnaces.

IAQ equipment supported: The freewatt Warm Air System includes provisions for either a standard MERV-8 or an upgraded MERV-14 air filter. In addition, high-quality humidifiers are available for use with the systems.

Thermostat compatibility: Supplied with a dedicated communicating thermostat that can be accessed by the onboard control system. Homeowners can access their thermostat settings via the Internet using Web pages built into each freewatt system.

Replacement parts compatibility: Three sizes of the product share replacement parts.

Additional features: This practical microcombined heat and power system captures heat from the engine and supplies both the heat and electricity, saving customers up to $1,000/yr on their electric bills while reducing their carbon footprint by 3 tons per-year.

Warranty information: Five-year parts and labor. A 10-year extended warranty is also available.

Special installation requirements: Installed in a manner similar to conventional warm air furnaces. The only special installation tasks include setting up the Internet connection and wiring the generator unit to the service panel.

Contact: ECR International, Utica, N.Y.; attn. Maggie Reed Lutz, 315-797-1310; 315-797-3762 (fax); info@ecrinternational.com; www.freewatt.com.

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FHP Manufacturing Co.

Model: Aquarius II Premier Series AP heat pump

Footprint (inches): 26 by 33

Serviceability features: Unit Protection Module (UPM) and ComfortAlert module provide fault identification and unit protection. Components serviceable through the front of the unit.

Tech support: Available at 954-776-5471, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Eastern.

Tech support materials: Wiring diagrams, installation, maintenance, part numbers all available.

Noise-reduction features: Compressor floating base pan and blanket reduce noise approximately 50 percent at full load and 75 percent at part load.

IAQ equipment supported: Units are standard with MERV-11 pleated filters. Dehumidification operation possible with humidistat.

Thermostat compatibility: A heat pump two- or three-stage thermostat is required.

Replacement parts compatibility: Common parts with other FHP equipment.

Additional features: Has the highest overall efficiency of any water-source heat pump on the market today, the company says; standard sound attenuation.

Warranty information: Residential 10-year refrigerant circuit components and five-year all other parts.

Special installation requirements: Vertical units need to be mounted on an isolation pad and be properly isolated from the system ducting to have the maximum sound attenuation. Optional electrical heat requires a separate electrical feed.

Contact: FHP Manufacturing Co., Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.; attn. Nuno Fernandes, 954-776-5471; 954-776-5529 (fax); nuno.fernandes@fhp-mfg.com; www.fhp-mfg.com.

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First Co.

Model: WCXR through-the-wall condensing unit

Footprint (inches): 24 by 19

Serviceability features: Rear access for service to 99 percent of all components.

Tech support: Available Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. at 214-388-5751.

Tech support materials: Installation and maintenance instructions shipped with unit or available on Website (www.firstco.com).

Noise-reduction features: Manufacturer did not specify.

IAQ equipment supported: Manufacturer did not specify.

Thermostat compatibility: Compatible with most thermostats.

Replacement parts compatibility: Shares some replacement parts with other units.

Additional features: Available with R-410A.

Warranty information: One-year parts replacement and five-year compressor.

Special installation requirements: Small unit for use with tight areas where you cannot get a normal condensing unit (roof or ground), or just do not want the unit to show. Shorter copper runs help reduce installation cost.

Contact: First Co., Dallas; attn. Austin Hortin, 214-388-5751; 214-388-2255 (fax); ahorton@firstco.com; www.firstco.com.

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Friedrich Air Conditioning

Model: TwinTemp heat pump

Footprint (inches): Sleeve is 20 (h) by 28 (w) by 34 (d)

Serviceability features: Slide-out chassis offers easier access for maintenance and repair. Easier-grip front-mounted pull strap makes sliding the chassis out of the sleeve easier and more convenient. Washable, antimicrobial air filter. Manual control knobs.

Tech support: Available at 800-541-6645, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Central.

Tech support materials: I/O manual, service manual, parts manual, sales literature.

Noise-reduction features: Vibration-isolating design; protective motor mount to prevent metal-on-metal contact; solid steel blower wheel housing; quiet airflow design; insulated plenum.

IAQ equipment supported: Seven pints/hr moisture removal; eight-way airflow controls produce 600-cfm air circulation; washable antimicrobial air filters for protection against fungal and bacterial growth; functional fresh air intake and stale air exhaust vents feature the largest openings in the industry allowing for the greatest amount of air mixing, said the company; vents are screened to prevent debris and insects from intruding.

Thermostat compatibility: Manufacturer did not specify.

Replacement parts compatibility: Some shared parts.

Additional features: This is the largest window type/through-the-wall heat pump on the market. Features include defrost control; three cooling and three heating speeds plus a fan-only setting; a heat-anticipating thermostat for added comfort; MoneySaver setting saves energy during operation; 16-gauge steel, extra-deep base pan; advanced airflow design; heavy-duty expanded aluminum rear grille protects and conceals outdoor coil; anti-theft chassis retaining wire; consistent chassis dimensions for over 50 years for easier replacement.

Warranty information: One-year parts, five-year compressor.

Special installation requirements: Appropriate for some through-the-wall applications. See specs in sales brochure for additional information.

Contact: Friedrich Air Conditioning, San Antonio, Texas; attn. Bernadette Moody, 800-541-6645, ext. 494; hvac@friedrich.com; www.friedrich.com.

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Frigidaire

Model: FG7S gas furnace

Footprint (inches): 28 (d) by 35 (h) by 14 to 25 (w)

Serviceability features: Furnaces are easier for contractors to service. Features include diagnostics on circuit board with a flame signal indicator, easier-access blower, face-out orientation of PCB and captured door screws.

Tech support: Available at 800-422-4328, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Central.

Tech support materials: Wiring diagrams, installation instructions, replacement parts list, technical sales literature, consumer sales literature.

Noise-reduction features: Units operate quietly thanks to a fully insulated blower compartment and relocated door louvers to reduce burner-inducer sound levels.

IAQ equipment supported: Available field-installed accessories include - electronic air cleaners, ultra-violet light, humidifier, media air cleaner, HRV-ERV.

Thermostat compatibility: Compatible with most thermostats.

Replacement parts compatibility: Maximum compatibility with other Frigidaire products.

Additional features: Furnace is designed for the contractor with features that make installation and servicing easier. It includes motor speed selector switches that eliminate having to re-wire to change speeds. Plus, a diagnostic LED display eliminates flash counting on service calls, saving time and the potential for errors.

Warranty information: Ten-year limited parts, 10-year quality pledge to replace the entire furnace if heat exchanger fails. Lifetime heat exchanger. Extended product protection is available.

Special installation requirements: Manufacturer did not specify.

Contact: Frigidaire, O’Fallon, Mo.; attn. Matt Lattanzi, 636-561-7469; 636-561-7399 (fax); lattanzim@nordyne.com; www.frigidaire.net.

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Model: FG7T gas furnace

Footprint (inches): 28 (d) by 35 (h) by 14 to 25 (w)

Serviceability features: Made for easier serviceability. Features include diagnostics on circuit board with a flame signal indicator, easier-access blower, face-out orientation of PCB, flexible venting and captured door screws.

Tech support: Available at 800-422-4328 (800-4AC-HEAT), 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Central.

Tech support materials: Wiring diagrams, installation instructions, replacement parts list, technical sales literature, consumer sales literature.

Noise-reduction features: Fully insulated blower compartment reduces noise, while a two-speed inducer lets the unit run at the quieter setting for the majority of the time.

IAQ equipment supported: Available field-installed accessories include electronic air cleaners, UV light, humidifier, media air cleaner, HRV-ERV.

Thermostat compatibility: Compatible with most thermostats.

Replacement parts compatibility: Maximum compatibility with other Frigidaire products.

Additional features: Features a brushless DC iSEER motor in every model, boosting cooling efficiency up to 1 SEER point. It’s also iQ Drive ready, meaning it’s fully compatible with the Frigidaire iQ Drive air conditioner. It also qualifies for the brand’s ecoLogic green seal, giving contractors a green solution for today’s homeowners.

Warranty information: Ten-year parts, 10-year quality pledge to replace the entire furnace if the heat exchanger fails. Lifetime heat exchanger. Extended product protection is available.

Special installation requirements: Manufacturer did not specify.

Contact: Frigidaire, O’Fallon, Mo.; attn. Matt Lattanzi, 636-561-7469; 636-561-7399 (fax); lattanzim@nordyne.com; www.frigidaire.net.

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Fujitsu General America

Model: Halcyon System 24RLXQ and 30RLXQ heat pump

Footprint (inches): 13 (h) by 39 (w) by 9 (d)

Serviceability features: LEDs on indoor unit display blinking light error codes; optional wired remote control displays error codes in alpha-numeric characters for easier troubleshooting and diagnostics.

Tech support: Service hotline available at 866-952-8324, 9 a.m.-8 p.m. Eastern April 1-Sept. 30; 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Eastern Oct. 1-March 31.

Tech support materials: Operation manual, installation manual, service manual, detailed specs available on Website.

Noise-reduction features: Indoor unit noise level as low as 35 to 36 dB in heating mode and outdoor unit noise level as low as 55 dB in heating mode.

IAQ equipment supported: Electronic plasma air cleaner.

Thermostat compatibility: Comes with programmable remote control.

Replacement parts compatibility: Shared replacement parts.

Additional features: High SEER, provides heat at 0°F, long piping lengths of 165 feet, electronic plasma air cleaner, environmentally friendly R-410A, wireless remote control, optional wired remote controller, 24-hour timer, dry mode, auto restart-reset, low ambient, easier to install in many locations.

Warranty information: Two-year parts, six-year compressor.

Special installation requirements: None.

Contact: Fujitsu General America, Fairfield, N.J.; attn. Roy Kuczera, 973-575-0380; 973-836-0447 (fax); hvac@fujitsugeneral.com; www.fujitsugeneral.com.

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Goodman Global

Model: GMV95 gas furnace

Footprint (inches): 25 by 28

Serviceability features: Furnace control board has self diagnostics. Designed for multiposition installation; airtight solid bottom for side-return applications and easier-cut tabs for removal in bottom air-inlet applications.

Tech support: Available 7 a.m.-7 p.m. Central, Monday-Friday, at 888-593-9988. All support materials can be accessed through the partner link on www.goodmanmfg.com. Contact local distributor for full access information.

Tech support materials: GMV95 spec sheet, installation manual, operations manual, technical manual, and service manuals included.

Noise-reduction features: Furnace uses a multispeed induced-draft blower motor and variable-speed circulating blower to reduce the noise levels common in other furnaces. Since the unit is run in the low-heat stage 90 percent of the time, the impact of the normal high-fire sound is eliminated 90 percent of the time. The unit also features a fully insulated, heavy-gauge steel cabinet.

IAQ equipment supported: Compatible with a full line of Goodman brand indoor air quality products.

Thermostat compatibility: Two-stage gas valve operates on two-stage or single-stage thermostats.

Replacement parts compatibility: Shares many common components with other Goodman brand products.

Additional features: Unlike standard furnaces that run “all on” or “all off,” the GMV95 variable-speed furnace runs 90 percent of the time in the low-heat capacity on most days and ramps up to high-heat capacity when the weather is very cold. It features a patented aluminized-steel tubular heat exchanger.

Warranty information: Lifetime heat exchanger limited, 10-year unit replacement heat exchanger limited, 10-year parts limited.

Special installation requirements: Designed for multiposition installation (upflow, horizontal, left or right), with a convenient left or right connection for gas and electric service. The coil and furnace fit flush for most installations.

Contact: Goodman Global, Houston; attn. Rex Anderson, 713-263-5064; 713-589-8059 (fax); rex.anderson@goodmanmfg.com; www.goodmanmfg.com.

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Model: SSZ16 heat pump

Footprint (inches): 29 by 29

Serviceability features: Features top and side compressor and tubing access, as well as service valves with ports. Service ports and controls are accessible when the unit is operating.

Tech support: Available 7 a.m.-7 p.m. Central, Monday-Friday, at 888-593-9988. All support materials can be accessed through the partner link on www.goodmanmfg.com. Contact local distributor for full access information.

Tech support materials: SSZ16 spec sheet, installation manual, operations manual, technical manual and service manuals included.

Noise-reduction features: Features the Goodman® sound control top design and a high-quality compressor sound blanket. The unit also features a three-blade fan designed for quiet operation. Operating sound levels are among the best in the HVAC industry.

IAQ equipment supported: Manufacturer did not specify.

Thermostat compatibility: Manufacturer did not specify.

Replacement parts compatibility: Shares many common components with other Goodman brand products.

Additional features: Uses environmentally friendly R-410A refrigerant and, with Goodman’s high-efficiency scroll compressor, it features energy efficiencies and operating sound levels that are among the best in the heating and cooling industry, the company said. The entire unit is run-tested in the factory before shipment.

Warranty information: Lifetime compressor limited, 10-year parts limited.

Special installation requirements: Manufacturer did not specify.

Contact: Goodman Global, Houston; attn. Rex Anderson, 713-263-5064; 713-589-8059 (fax); rex.anderson@goodmanmfg.com; www.goodmanmfg.com.

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Heil

Model: PDX4 package dual fuel heat pump

Footprint (inches): 47 (w) by 47 to 73 (d)

Serviceability features: Externally mounted gauge ports allow for more accurate reading of operating conditions. Electrical and gas controls located behind one exterior panel make servicing easier. Comfort Alert™ Ultratech™ diagnostics device on all models.

Tech support: ICP’s network of factory-trained technical service advisors (TSAs), on staff at local distributors, provide technical assistance and troubleshooting at the local level.

Tech support materials: Product information posted online at Heil dealer Website (www.goheil.com) includes product spec sheets, I/O manuals, and tech support-parts manuals. Tech support materials are also available at local distributors.

Noise-reduction features: Equipped with advanced air-management system for quieter operation.

IAQ equipment supported: Offers dehumidification in cooling mode.

Thermostat compatibility: Multistage dual-fuel thermostat required.

Replacement parts compatibility: Key components standardized throughout the line.

Additional features: Dual-fuel units monitor outdoor temperatures and switch automatically between electric power and fossil fuel to use the more efficient fuel source. The heat pump’s new defrost system helps keep coils ice free for more efficient, reliable operation.

Warranty information: Ten-year limited “No Hassle Replacement”; lifetime limited heat exchangers; 10-year compressor limited; 10-year coil limited; seven-year parts limited. A HELP® extended service agreement offers a five- and 10-year extended service agreement on parts and labor.

Special installation requirements: Must be installed with a multi-stage dual-fuel thermostat in order to operate properly.

Contact: Heil, Nashville, Tenn.; attn. John Mott, 800-315-4370; 615-383-2215 (fax); john.mott@mottpr.com; www.goheil.com.

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Model: QuietComfort VS 90 gas furnace

Footprint (inches): 19 to 25 (w) by 29 (d)

Serviceability features: These low-profile furnaces are designed with easier-to-remove doors and extra-spacious service compartments to give technicians room to work. A built-in electronic diagnostic system can be used while the furnace is running. Most hose and clamp connections are premade by the factory, reducing installation time.

Tech support: ICP’s network of factory-trained technical service advisors (TSAs), on staff at local distributors, provide technical assistance and troubleshooting at the local level.

Tech support materials: Product information posted online at Heil dealer Website (www.goheil.com) includes product spec sheets, I/O manuals, and tech support-parts manuals. Tech support materials are also available through local distributors.

Noise-reduction features: The unit’s two-stage heating means it operates in the quieter first stage 70-80 percent of the time. The one-piece steel cabinet is thermal lined; an insulated blower compartment provides added sound protection. Solid doors provide a sealed combustion compartment for quieter operation.

IAQ equipment supported: Predrilled accessory holes and convenient wiring hookups make it easier to add humidifiers, electronic air cleaners, and other accessories.

Thermostat compatibility: Compatible with most thermostats.

Replacement parts compatibility: Key components are standardized throughout the line.

Additional features: High-efficiency, variable-speed blower motor cuts electricity costs. Furnace is equipped with silicon nitride igniters that last longer, can withstand high line voltage, and don’t require voltage regulators. Troubleshooting LED fault indicator diagnoses practically all system-related malfunctions and is easier to view through sight glass in blower door.

Warranty information: Ten-year limited “No Hassle Replacement”; lifetime limited heat exchangers; seven-year parts limited. A HELP® extended service agreement is available on Heil products, offering a five- and 10-year extended service agreement on parts and labor.

Special installation requirements: Shipped as natural gas in upflow configuration, with all parts included for downflow, horizontal left and right, with no need for accessory conversion kits. LP gas kits available.

Contact: Heil, Nashville, Tenn.; attn. John Mott, 800-315-4370; 615-383-2215 (fax); john.mott@mottpr.com; www.goheil.com.

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Lennox

Model: Elite G61MPV gas furnace

Footprint (inches): 40 (h) by 18 to 25 (w) by 29 (d)

Serviceability features: Easier-access service panels and nonvolatile memory. Up to five diagnostic codes held in nonvolatile memory for retrieval at your convenience. Low-voltage circuit breaker provides easily reset protection for thermostat and controls during service install and operation.

Tech support: Available at 800-453-6669 (800-4LENNOX) Monday-Friday, 6:30 a.m.-6:30 p.m. Central for tech support. Available Monday-Friday, 7 a.m.-5 p.m. Central for product applications.

Tech support materials: All ancillaries are available in hard copy or online. Installation manuals, service manuals, consumer manuals, parts list. Regional technical as well as sales training available.

Noise-reduction features: Fully insulated cabinet. Variable-speed blower with ramping operations minimize sound while maximizing comfort. Two-stage heating provides more consistent temperature control while spending 80 percent-plus of its time on first stage capacity reducing both capacity and sound.

IAQ equipment supported: Designed to work with and optimize all Lennox Healthy Climate IAQ accessories. Airflex™ technology allows every aspect of airflow to be customized to optimize IAQ accessories such as Lennox nonozone-creating MERV-10 through -16 filtration and humidity control systems; 24- and 120-V control signals provided for accessory operation.

Thermostat compatibility: Operates with traditional two-stage thermostat; selectable onboard timing also permits installations with a one-stage thermostat.

Replacement parts compatibility: Shares common replacement parts with core high-efficiency product family.

Additional features: A true multiposition product with side vent connections permits installation flexibility with easier access to cooling or heat pump coils for cleaning or maintenance. Field-selectable operating profiles enable active or passive humidity control. Works seamlessly with Harmony III zoning system, providing only that amount of comfort needed driven by specific zone requirements.

Warranty information: Limited lifetime heat exchanger with limited five-year all other parts.

Special installation requirements: Four-way multiposition with no component rearrangement or field engineering required. Simply install and locate the trap in the appropriate position for the installed position.

Contact: Lennox, Richardson, Texas; attn. Ken Ely, 972-497-5000; 972-497-5010 (fax); ken.ely@lennoxind.com; www.lennox.com.

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Model: G71P Dave Lennox Signature Collection gas furnace

Footprint (inches): 40 (h) by 18 to 25 (w) by 29 (d)

Serviceability features: Easier access service panels and nonvolatile, direct readout, alphanumeric diagnostics simplify service. Up to 10 diagnostic codes held in nonvolatile memory for retrieval at your convenience. Direct readout diagnostics provide flame microamps with a push of a button. Low-voltage circuit breaker provides thermostat and control protection during service install and operation.

Tech support: Available at 800-453-6669 (800-4LENNOX) Monday-Friday, 6:30 a.m.-6:30 p.m. Central for tech support. Available Monday-Friday, 7 a.m.-5 p.m. Central for product applications.

Tech support materials: All ancillaries are available in hard copy or online. Installation manuals, service manuals, consumer manuals, parts list. Regional technical as well as sales training available.

Noise-reduction features: It’s the “Quietest Furnace You Can Buy,” the company says. Patented combustion air box, custom insulation, and variable-speed motors minimize sound while maximizing efficiency. Variable-capacity operation minimizes heat output and airflow, maximizing efficiency and comfort while minimizing sound.

IAQ equipment supported: Designed to work with and optimize all Lennox Healthy Climate IAQ accessories. Airflex™ technology allows every aspect of airflow to be customized to optimize IAQ accessories such as nonozone-creating MERV-10 through -16 filtration and humidity control systems; 24- and 120-V control signals provided for accessory operation.

Thermostat compatibility: A traditional two-stage thermostat provides full variable-capacity operation, 40-100 percent of rated capacity. The G71P can be defeatured to operate like a three-stage furnace by using a traditional one-stage thermostat.

Replacement parts compatibility: Shares common replacement parts with core high-efficiency product family.

Additional features: Precise Comfort™ technology constantly monitors space conditions and adjusts both heat and airflow in increments as small as 1 percent or as large as necessary to maximize comfort while minimizing operating costs. AirFlex technology allows airflow in every operating mode to be customized to meet each application’s specific needs.

Warranty information: Limited lifetime heat exchanger with limited 10-year all other parts.

Special installation requirements: Four-way multiposition with no component rearrangement or field engineering required. Simply install and locate the trap in the appropriate position for the installed position. Direct, alphanumeric diagnostic readouts simplify setup and installation providing direct feedback to setup selections. Vent lengths up to 150 feet provide installation flexibility. Self-calibrating inducer.

Contact: Lennox, Richardson, Texas; attn. Ken Ely, 972-497-5000; 972-497-5010 (fax); ken.ely@lennoxind.com; www.lennox.com.

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LG Electronics USA

Model: Art Cool Inverter Series duct-free split heat pump

Footprint (inches): 292 to 433 square inches

Serviceability features: Filters can be cleaned by lifting the front panel. Two or three screws are removed to gain access to all components.

Tech support: Available at 888-865:3026 Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-8 p.m. Eastern.

Tech support materials: Installation manuals, service manuals, submittal data available on LG Website.

Noise-reduction features: Manufacturer did not specify.

IAQ equipment supported: Four-stage patented plasma air-purifying system. Dehumidifying mode.

Thermostat compatibility: Wireless wall-mounted LGE thermostat is available.

Replacement parts compatibility: Shares replacement parts.

Additional features: Art Cool provides several panel color options matching with interior design. SEER ratings of 16 to 19.7.

Warranty information: Three-year parts, five-year compressor. Extended service contracts available through Equiguard.

Special installation requirements: Unit comes complete except for line sets.

Contact: LG Electronics USA, Englewood Cliffs, N.J.; attn. Steve Schmitt, 913-338-4278 (fax); sschmitt@lge.com; www.lgusa.com.

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Model: Multi V Mini Series heat pump

Footprint (inches): 486 square inches

Serviceability features: Pump-down function collects refrigerant during service. One-touch detachable panel of four-way cassette indoor unit allows easier service and installation.

Tech support: Available at 888-865-3026 Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-8 p.m. Eastern.

Tech support materials: Engineering Product Data Book (wiring diagrams, service-troubleshooting info, installation data) provided from Website (www.lgeaircon.com).

Noise-reduction features: Night silent operation-BLDC fan motor in indoor unit reduces noise.

IAQ equipment supported: Neo-plasma air-purifying system is equipped with seven specialized filters in five separate stages. Dehumidification mode.

Thermostat compatibility: Dedicated LG thermostats.

Replacement parts compatibility: Shares replacement parts.

Additional features: Efficient ductless system can cover nine different spaces with one condensing unit. Each air handler can be individually controlled.

Warranty information: Six-year compressor, one-year parts.

Special installation requirements: Check gas leakage after installation of refrigerant piping.

Contact: LG Electronics USA, Englewood Cliffs, N.J.; attn. Steve Schmitt, 913-338-4278 (fax); sschmitt@lge.com; www.lgusa.com.

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Luxaire

Model: Acclimate™ modulating gas furnace

Footprint (inches): 33 (h) by 18 (w) by 16 (d)

Serviceability features: Compact, 33-inch height fits in tight spaces. Easily convertible, multiposition design provides flexibility for all configurations. Folded sheet metal eliminates sharp edges. Interchangeable doors include toolless quarter-turn latches for easier removal. Slide-out blower assembly. Control board features tri-color LEDs for easier diagnostics. Self-priming internal condensate system eliminates external traps.

Tech support: The first level of support is provided by the distributor. Factory support is available to distributors and dealers by calling 877-874-7378 (877-UPG-SERV) between 7 a.m. and 5 p.m. Central.

Tech support materials: Support documents include the Quick Setup Guide, a technical guide, submittal data sheet, guide specs, installation instructions, user’s manual, and parts list available at www.upgnet.com or by request.

Noise-reduction features: Operation is as low as 65 dB for models up to 98 percent AFUE. An insulated blower compartment ensures quieter operation.

IAQ equipment supported: Variable-speed models feature ECM fan motors, which circulate air for longer time periods. Longer run times equate to consistent temperatures and longer periods of air filtering, resulting in cleaner, more comfortable air. External air filters offer maximum flexibility in meeting customer IAQ needs. Compatible with all Luxaire premium IAQ products.

Thermostat compatibility: A simple, single-stage thermostat is all that is required for fully modulating operation. Additionally, these furnace models are compatible with a wide selection of other types of thermostats that may be required for any application.

Replacement parts compatibility: Shares replacement parts.

Additional features: This product achieves up to 98 percent AFUE. The models modulate from 35-100 percent in less than 1 percent increments. Their condensate management system eliminates external traps and the need to elevate the furnace in horizontal applications.

Warranty information: Lifetime heat exchanger; five-year limited all other components.

Special installation requirements: None; the smaller 33-inch cabinet, interchangeable doors, and multiple venting options make this unit easier to install in replacement or new construction applications.

Contact: Luxaire, Norman, Okla.; attn. Jeff Hurt, 405-419-6563; 405-419-6545 (fax); jeffrey.n.hurt@jci.com; www.luxbigidea.com.

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Model: LX Series heat pump

Footprint (inches): 40 (h) by 34 (w) by 34 (d)

Serviceability features: With a competitive, compact footprint, the LX Series is easier to install and service, especially where space is limited. The compressor is protected by high- and low-temperature and -pressure controls and a factory-installed filter-drier. A demand-defrost control ensures optimum operation and efficiency.

Tech support: The first level of support is provided by the distributor. Factory support is available to distributors and dealers by calling 877-874-7378 (877-UPG-SERV) between 7 a.m. and 5 p.m. Central.

Tech support materials: A technical guide is available at www.upgnet.com or by request.

Noise-reduction features: A quieter, upward airflow pattern carries the normal operating noise away from the living area. In addition, the rigid top panel isolates any motor sound, and an isolator-mounted compressor and the rippled fins of the condenser coil muffle the normal fan motor and compressor operating sounds to ensure quieter operation.

IAQ equipment supported: The unit can be matched with Luxaire’s line of premium indoor air quality products that include hybrid electronic air cleaners, media air cleaners, UV lights, and humidifiers.

Thermostat compatibility: A wide selection of compatible thermostats provide optimum performance and features for any installation.

Replacement parts compatibility: Shares replacement parts.

Additional features: Heat pumps feature proven copper tube and aluminum fin technology in a competitive footprint. An extra heavy-duty, tight-spaced coil guard with a secondary polymer mesh provides superior coil protection, and corner posts provide additional cabinet strength.

Warranty information: Ten-year compressor and five-year parts; optional extended warranties are available to include labor or extended time periods.

Special installation requirements: None; easier power and control wiring connections reduce installation time and costs, and the small base dimension means less space is required on the ground or roof.

Contact: Luxaire, Norman, Okla.; attn. Jeff Hurt, 405-419-6563; 405-419-6545 (fax); jeffrey.n.hurt@jci.com; www.luxbigidea.com.

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Magic Aire

Model: DUC hydronic air handler

Footprint (inches): 18 by 22 to 24 by 31

Serviceability features: Hot water coils available with boiler interface control factory-mounted and -wired with diagnostic indicator lights. Solid construction, multiple access panels for easier access.

Tech support: Provided through nationwide sales network. Local support on Website.

Tech support materials: New Magic 4.0 sizing and selection software available on Website, plus drawings, guide spec, I/O manuals, and catalogs.

Noise-reduction features: All interior surfaces are fully insulated to comply with NFPA 90A and 90B. Includes low-rpm oversized fans for balanced, quiet, vibration-free operation.

IAQ equipment supported: Available with either double-sloped, poly-molded or stainless steel drain pan.

Thermostat compatibility: Compatible.

Replacement parts compatibility: Commonality throughout the line; however, because the unit is configurable to specific application requirements, parts are not always interchangeable between units of different capacities.

Additional features: Offers the shortest lead times on the market for custom hydronic equipment, said the company. Solid construction and finish result in a very durable product. Multiple configuration options mean optimum solutions for clients.

Warranty information: Standard 12 months from installation or 18 months from factory.

Special installation requirements: Whenever hydronic equipment is installed, proper care must be taken to provide freeze protection.

Contact: Magic Aire, Wichita Falls, Texas; attn. Karla Perez, 940-397-2182; 940-397-2166 (fax); kperez@magicaire.com; www.magicaire.com.

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Maytag

Model: iHybrid dual fuel package unit PDF2SE

Footprint (inches): 56 by 47

Serviceability features: Externally accessible service ports provide quick access to refrigerant system without disrupting operation. Controls and other major components designed with easier in and out service.

Tech support: Available at 866-262-9824 (866-2MAYTAG), 8 a.m.- 4:30 p.m. Central.

Tech support materials: Wiring diagram, installation instructions, replacement part list, technical sales literature, consumer sales literature.

Noise-reduction features: Compressor sound blanket, swept-wing fan blade, ECM variable-speed motor.

IAQ equipment supported: Motor increases comfort and improves air quality.

Thermostat compatibility: Special thermostat required.

Replacement parts compatibility: Maximum commonality with other Maytag products.

Additional features: This unit’s coil is double protected via a coated wire guard and a mesh hail guard. These features provide protection from balls, lawnmowers, hail, and more. Because the iHybrid uses two fuel sources for heating as well as ozone-friendly R-410A, it also qualifies for Maytag’s ecoLogic green seal.

Warranty information: Twelve-year limited residential parts, 12-year Dependability Promise to replace entire unit if the heat exchanger or compressor fail. Extended labor protection plans are available.

Special installation requirements: Manufacturer did not specify.

Contact: Maytag, O’Fallon, Mo.; attn. Jeff Gamache, 636-561-7548; 888-215-2991 (fax); gamachej@nordyne.com; www.maytaghvac.com.

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Model: PGCT gas furnace

Footprint (inches): 28 (d) by 35 (h) by 14 to 25 (w)

Serviceability features: Furnaces have been designed with the contractor in mind. Serviceability features include diagnostics on circuit board with a flame signal indicator, easier-access blower, face-out orientation of PCB, flexible venting, and captured door screws.

Tech support: Available at 866-262-9824 (866-2MAYTAG), 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Central.

Tech support materials: Wiring diagrams, installation instructions, replacement parts list, technical sales literature, consumer sales literature.

Noise-reduction features: Fully insulated blower compartment reduces noise, while a two-speed inducer lets the unit run at the quieter setting for the majority of the time.

IAQ equipment supported: Available field-installed accessories include electronic air cleaners, UV light, humidifier, media air cleaner, HRV-ERV.

Thermostat compatibility: Compatible with most thermostats.

Replacement parts compatibility: Maximum compatibility with other Maytag products.

Additional features: Furnace features a brushless DC iSEER motor in every model, boosting cooling efficiency up to 1 SEER point. It’s also iQ Drive ready, meaning it’s fully compatible with the Maytag iQ Drive air conditioner. It also qualifies for the brand’s ecoLogic green seal, giving contractors a green solution for today’s homeowners.

Warranty information: Twelve-year limited parts, 12-year Dependability Promise to replace the entire furnace if heat exchanger fails. Lifetime heat exchanger. Extended product protection is available.

Special installation requirements: Manufacturer did not specify.

Contact: Maytag, O’Fallon, Mo.; attn. Matt Lattanzi, 636-561-7469; 636-561-7399 (fax); lattanzim@nordyne.com; www.maytaghvac.com.

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Mitsubishi Electric

Model: Mr. Slim M-Series MSZ-FD09NA heat pump

Footprint (inches): 32 (w) by 11 (d) by 22 (h)

Serviceability features: Complete built-in self-diagnostics direct a technician to a specific issue; washable filters in indoor unit speed up routine maintenance; convenient front, side and top panels allow for easier access to serviceable components; reliable system components mean worry-free maintenance.

Tech support: Available at 877-391-5550, 8 a.m.-7 p.m. Eastern.

Tech support materials: Diagrams, troubleshooting FAQs, installation instructions, submittals, and spec sheets available at www.mehvac.com.

Noise-reduction features: Indoor unit (MSZ-FD09NA) has sound pressure levels of 22 dBa at low, 31 dBa at medium, and 40 dBa at high; outdoor unit (MUZ-FD09NA) operates at 48 dBa in cooling mode and 49 dBa in heating. This quiet operation is due to the cabinet design with dedicated compressor compartment, inverter-driven compressor, and inverter-driven fan motor turning a fan blade with advanced airfoil design, which moves air very efficiently at a very low noise level.

IAQ equipment supported: Indoor units feature an M-Series primary washable filter plus a Blue-Enzyme filter that renders allergens harmless, and a Platinum Catalyst Deodorizing filter that uses nanotechnology for high-power odor absorption. This combination of filter types provides a complete air-cleaning system for a superior comfort solution.

Thermostat compatibility: Works with Mitsubishi Electric wireless remote controller (Mr. Slim M-Series) that offers enhanced features beyond thermostat capabilities, like “dry” mode for controlling humidity and “powerful” mode for rapid setpoint satisfaction. Optional hard-wired, wall-mount remote controller; a terminal interface offers link to Mitsubishi Network (M-Net) for advanced control of multiple systems through the City Multi Controls Network (CMCN).

Replacement parts compatibility: Shares most replacement parts with other M-Series models.

Additional features: The system is Energy Star Tier 2 qualified due to increased energy effectiveness and SEER-EER-HSPF ratings. A “powerful” mode allows the system to run at either a cooler or warmer temperature (depending on need) with an increased fan speed to bring rooms to optimum comfort levels quickly.

Warranty information: Limited six-year compressor, one-year parts and defects (two-year parts for factory-trained Mitsubishi Diamond Dealers).

Special installation requirements: Installation is straightforward and easier using standard industry tools and equipment. A factory service and install training class is offered to make the job easier.

Contact: Mitsubishi Electric, Suwanee, Ga.; attn. Barbara Renaud, 678-376-2868; 800-658-1458 (fax); brenaud@hvac.mea.com; www.mehvac.com.

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NuTone

Model: FG7S gas furnace

Footprint (inches): 28 (d) by 35 (h) by 14 to 25 (w)

Serviceability features: Furnace is designed with the contractor in mind. Easier-to-service features include diagnostics on circuit board with a flame signal indicator, easier access blower, face-out orientation of PCB, flexible venting, and captured door screws.

Tech support: Available at 800-422-4328, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Central.

Tech support materials: Wiring diagrams, installation instructions, replacement parts list, technical sales literature, consumer sales literature.

Noise-reduction features: Fully insulated blower compartment reduces noise.

IAQ equipment supported: Available field-installed accessories include electronic air cleaners, UV light, humidifier, media air cleaner, HRV-ERV.

Thermostat compatibility: Compatible with most thermostats.

Replacement parts compatibility: Maximum compatibility with other NuTone products.

Additional features: Built for the contractor with a design that focuses on ease of use. It includes motor speed selector switches that eliminate having to rewire to change speeds. Plus, a diagnostic LED display eliminates flash counting on service calls, saving time and the potential for errors.

Warranty information: Ten-year parts, 10-year quality pledge to replace the entire furnace if heat exchanger fails. Lifetime heat exchanger. Extended product protection is available.

Special installation requirements: Manufacturer did not specify.

Contact: NuTone, O’Fallon, Mo.; attn. Matt Lattanzi, 636-561-7469; 636-561-7399 (fax); lattanzim@nordyne.com; www.nutonehvac.com.

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Model: FT4BF heat pump

Footprint (inches): 31 by 31

Serviceability features: Comfort Alert II module detects system and electrical problem conditions. The heat pump also features easier compressor and control access, five-minute anti-short-cycle protection, easier-access full-port refrigerant ball valves and removable top-grille assembly for quick service without disconnecting fan motor leads.

Tech support: Available at 800-422-4328, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Central.

Tech support materials: Dealers can log onto www.nordyne.com to gain access to technical literature, installation instructions, and wiring diagrams.

Noise-reduction features: One-piece top orifice and energy-efficient ECM outdoor motor provide quieter operation. A swept-wing fan blade and compressor sound blanket help reduce unwanted noise.

IAQ equipment supported: The variable-speed air handler provides enhanced dehumidification as well as constant airflow for improved air quality.

Thermostat compatibility: A two-stage thermostat is required. The NuTone branded White-Rodgers Comfort Alert (CA) thermo- stat provides the homeowner with a “check system” warning should the outdoor unit require service. The contractor can also access fault codes from the CA thermostat.

Replacement parts compatibility: Shares replacement parts with other models in the line.

Additional features: Heat pump includes high- and low-pressure switches, high-capacity bi-flow filter-drier and a durable, full metal jacket to protect the unit from debris. This model also features ozone-friendly R-410A and qualifies for the brand’s ecoLogic green seal, giving contractors a green product for environmentally conscious homeowners.

Warranty information: Ten-year limited all parts, 10-year quality pledge replaces the outdoor unit if the compressor fails in the first 10 years when installed with a matched indoor air handler or coil; 10-year compressor. Product registration is required.

Special installation requirements: None.

Contact: NuTone, O’Fallon, Mo.; attn. Marc DeLaurent, 636-561-7477; 636-561-7399 (fax); delaurentm@nordyne.com; www.nutonehvac.com.

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Payne Heating and Cooling

Model: PG9MX gas furnace

Footprint (inches): 18 (w)

Serviceability features: Manufacturer did not specify.

Tech support: Manufacturer did not specify.

Tech support materials: Full installation kit available through Payne includes diagrams, service-troubleshooting information, installation manual, parts, and numbers.

Noise-reduction features: Quiet comfort with a soft-mounted inducer motor to minimize vibrations during furnace operation. A slow-opening gas valve allows the furnace to start its heating cycle quietly with minimal disturbance to the homeowner.

IAQ equipment supported: The high-efficiency blower motor allows constant fan and filter operation with extremely low energy usage.

Thermostat compatibility: Compatible with standard thermostats.

Replacement parts compatibility: Shares replacement parts with the PG9M family of furnaces.

Additional features: The key components to saving energy costs are hot surface ignition to eliminate the running of a standing pilot light, and use of a four-pass heat exchanger to reach greater heating efficiency. Also, the high-efficiency ECM blower motor reduces electric use and operating costs.

Warranty information: Original owners receive 10-year parts limited if registered within 90 days of purchase; 20-year limited parts heat exchangers.

Special installation requirements: Manufacturer did not specify.

Contact: Payne Heating and Cooling, Indianapolis; attn. Tom Archer, 317-240-5231; tom.archer@carrier.utc.com; www.payne.com.

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Peerless Boilers

Model: PureFire™ hot water boiler

Footprint (inches): 17 by 10 or 17 by 16

Serviceability features: Status display uses plain English instead of code numbers. Condensate collector has built-in neutralizer and float switch. Sleek jacket provides maximum accessibility. PureFire features leveling legs, outdoor sensor, and courtesy outlet. Dependable and efficient combustion is ensured by dual flame-sensing and 3:1 turndown ratio.

Tech support: Available at 610-369-3208 8 a.m.-4 p.m.

Tech support materials: Go to www.peerlessboilers.com and click on “Resource” tab.

Noise-reduction features: Modulating premix burners ensure whisper-quiet boiler operation.

IAQ equipment supported: Sealed cabinet with direct outside air for combustion to prevent any noises and odors from getting inside the home or building.

Thermostat compatibility: Standard thermostat.

Replacement parts compatibility: Most components are designed to operate only on this boiler.

Additional features: The most thoroughly tested boiler in the world. The boiler control and status display use plain-English text and are preset with common default values for easier contractor set-up. The control can be programmed for a wide variety of energy-saving features.

Warranty information: One-year on entire boiler. Peerless will also purchase an additional warranty that covers labor for replacing warranted parts from the 31st day through the first-year after installation, provided the warranty registration card is returned. In addition, a limited, pro-rated, 12-year heat exchanger is offered. Five- and 10-year extended warranties on parts and labor may also be purchased. (This summary is not a specific warranty. Please consult Peerless Boilers for complete warranty information.)

Special installation requirements: Access to drain or pump for condensate removal.

Contact: Peerless Boilers, Bally, Pa.; 610-845-6130; 610-845-6121 (fax); marketing@peerlessboilers.com; www.peerlessboilers.com.

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Rheem Heating and Cooling

Model: RPRL-0**JEC heat pump

Footprint (inches): 33 (h) by 32 (w) by 44 (l)

Serviceability features: Industry-exclusive top and side service panel access - compressor, electronic controls, and refrigerant service valves-connections are isolated from the airstream for quick, unobstructed access. Removable top panel and grille for direct access to coil. Low-profile design - maximum unit height of 33 inches.

Tech support: Available for Rheem distributors and contractors throughout North America, or at www.rheemote.net.

Tech support materials: List of tech support materials available for Rheem distributors and contractors at www.rheemote.net.

Noise-reduction features: Features separate compressor compartment and compressor sound wrap. Drawn, painted base pan. Motor is GE® ECM® , which offers quiet operation.

IAQ equipment supported: System-matched air handler offers continuous low fan setting, on-demand dehumidification and manually selectable delayed ramping profiles for additional latent removal and quiet operation. All IAQ products suitable for heat pumps will work. Rheem distributors offer a wide range of compatible IAQ products, including ERVs-HRVs, UV lights and the IAQ-1 home IAQ system.

Thermostat compatibility: Recommended with 3H/2C t-stat with “L” terminal connection and on-demand dehumidification features, which allow optimal performance and deliver maximum comfort. This unit will operate with most heat pump thermostats but designed with Rheem and Protech 100-, 200-, 300-, and 400-series thermostats in mind.

Replacement parts compatibility: Offers common cabinet and components with the standard-efficiency models.

Additional features: Contains the second-generation Comfort Control System, which features dual seven-segment diagnostic display and a sealed contactor switch relay. Integrated diagnostics provide Active Protection and prevent compressor operation when potentially damaging conditions are present. The functionality of the defrost board on the original heat pump is now fully integrated into the new board, the diagnostics have been expanded, and the unit has new Serial Communication technology embedded.

Warranty information: Ten-year limited features a unit replacement guarantee, 10-year limited parts. Protection Plus extended warranties available for additional parts-and-labor coverage.

Special installation requirements: This unit must be installed with an AHRI-matched Rheem indoor coil, air handler, or furnace combinations to achieve optimal performance.

Contact: Rheem Heating and Cooling, Decatur, Ga.; attn. Beth Okun, 404-270-1010; 404-270-1020 (fax); betho@spauldingcommunications.com; www.rheemac.com.

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Ruud Heating and Cooling

Model: UPRL-0**JEC heat pump

Footprint (inches): 33 (h) by 32 (w) by 44 (l)

Serviceability features: Industry-exclusive top and side service panel access - compressor, electronic controls, and refrigerant service valves-connections are isolated from the airstream for quick, unobstructed access. Removable top panel and grille for direct access to coil. Low-profile design - maximum unit height of 33 inches.

Tech support: Available for Ruud distributors and contractors throughout North America, or at www.rheemote.net.

Tech support materials: List of tech support materials available for Ruud distributors and contractors at www.rheemote.net.

Noise-reduction features: Features separate compressor compartment and compressor sound wrap. Drawn, painted base pan. Motor is GE® ECM®, which offers quiet operation.

IAQ equipment supported: System-matched air handler offers continuous low fan setting, on-demand dehumidification, and manually selectable delayed ramping profiles for additional latent removal and quiet operation. All IAQ products suitable for heat pumps will work. Ruud distributors offer a wide range of compatible IAQ products, including ERVs-HRVs, UV lights and the IAQ-1 home IAQ system.

Thermostat compatibility: Recommended with 3H/2C t-stat with “L” terminal connection and ODD features, which allow optimal performance and deliver maximum comfort. This unit will operate with most heat pump thermostats but designed with Rheem and PROTECH 100-, 200-, 300-, and 400-series thermostats in mind.

Replacement parts compatibility: Offers common cabinet and components with standard-efficiency models.

Additional features: Contains the second-generation Comfort Control System, which features dual seven-segment diagnostic display and a sealed contactor switch relay. Integrated diagnostics provide Active Protection and prevent compressor operation when potentially damaging conditions are present. The functionality of the defrost board on the original heat pump is now fully integrated into the new board, the diagnostics have been expanded, and the unit has the new Serial Communication technology embedded.

Warranty information: Ten-year limited features a unit replacement guarantee, 10-year limited parts. Protection Plus extended warranties are available for additional parts and labor coverage.

Special installation requirements: This unit must be installed with an AHRI-matched Ruud indoor coil, air handler, or furnace combinations to achieve optimal performance.

Contact: Ruud Heating and Cooling, Decatur, Ga.; attn. Beth Okun, 404-270-1010; 404-270-1020 (fax); betho@spauldingcommunications.com; www.ruudac.com.

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Tappan

Model: R4GE package gas-electric unit

Footprint (inches): 56 by 47

Serviceability features: High and low service ports are provided for quick access without disrupting operation.

Tech support: Available at 800-422-4328, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Central.

Tech support materials: Installation instructions, wiring diagram, technical sales literature, replacement parts list.

Noise-reduction features: Compressor sound blanket is standard.

IAQ equipment supported: ECM variable-speed motor provides increased comfort and improved air quality.

Thermostat compatibility: Compatible with most thermostats.

Replacement parts compatibility: Maximum commonality with other Tappan products.

Additional features: Unit features heavy-gauge, full-perimeter base rails, convertible air delivery, factory-installed TXV, and factory-installed variable-speed blowers. Because this unit has a multistage, variable-speed blower and uses ozone-friendly R-410A, it also qualifies for Tappan’s ecoLogic green seal.

Warranty information: Ten-year limited residential parts, 10-year quality pledge to replace entire unit if the heat exchanger or compressor fails. Extended labor protection plans are available.

Special installation requirements: Manufacturer did not specify.

Contact: Tappan, O’Fallon, Mo.; attn. Jeff Gamache, 636-561-7548; 888-215-2991 (fax); gamachej@nordyne.com; www.tappan.net.

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Model: FG7T gas furnace with iSEER

Footprint (inches): 28 (d) by 35 (h) by 14 to 25 (w)

Serviceability features: Diagnostics on circuit board with a flame signal indicator, easier access blower, face-out orientation of PCB, flexible venting, captured door screws.

Tech support: Available at 800-422-4328 (800-4AC-HEAT), 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Central.

Tech support materials: Wiring diagrams, installation instructions, replacement parts list, technical sales literature, consumer sales literature.

Noise-reduction features: Fully insulated blower compartment reduces noise, while a two-speed inducer lets the unit run at the quieter setting for the majority of the time.

IAQ equipment supported: Available field-installed accessories include electronic air cleaners, UV light, humidifier, media air cleaner, HRV-ERV.

Thermostat compatibility: Compatible with most thermostats.

Replacement parts compatibility: Maximum compatibility with other Tappan products.

Additional features: Furnace features iSEER in every model, boosting cooling efficiency up to 1 SEER point; iSEER is possible because of the brushless DC motor, and offers 16 heating speeds and 16 cooling speeds for maximum installation flexibility.

Warranty information: Ten-year parts, 10-year quality pledge to replace the entire furnace if heat exchanger fails. Lifetime heat exchanger. Extended product protection is available.

Special installation requirements: Manufacturer did not specify.

Contact: Tappan, O’Fallon, Mo.; attn. Matt Lattanzi, 636-561-7469; 636-561-7399 (fax); lattanzim@nordyne.com; www.tappan.net.

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Tempstar

Model: PGX4 package gas-electric unit

Footprint (inches): 47 (w) by 47 to 73 (d)

Serviceability features: Externally mounted gauge ports allow for more accurate reading of operating conditions. Electrical and gas controls located behind one exterior panel make servicing easier. Comfort Alert™ Ultratech™ diagnostics device on all models.

Tech support: ICP’s network of factory-trained technical service advisors (TSAs), on staff at local distributors, provide technical assistance and troubleshooting at the local level.

Tech support materials: Product information posted online at Tempstar dealer Website (www.gotempstar.com) includes product spec sheets, I/O manuals, and tech support-parts manuals. Tech support materials are also available through local distributors.

Noise-reduction features: Equipped with advanced air management system for quieter operation.

IAQ equipment supported: Offers dehumidification in cooling mode.

Thermostat compatibility: Two-stage heat-cool thermostat required.

Replacement parts compatibility: Key components standardized throughout the line.

Additional features: This package gas-electric features environmentally sound R-410A, high-efficiency two-stage Copeland scroll compressors, and corrosion-resistant heat exchangers made of stainless steel that has high-temperature capability. The condenser coils have sturdy wire inlet grilles and UV-rated vinyl mesh installed on the surface of the coils for extra protection.

Warranty information: Seven-year limited “No Hassle Replacement”; lifetime limited heat exchangers; 10-year compressor limited; seven-year coil limited; five-year parts limited. A HELP® extended service agreement offers a five- and a 10-year extended service agreement on parts and labor.

Special installation requirements: Must be installed with a two-stage heat-cool thermostat.

Contact: Tempstar, Nashville, Tenn.; attn. John Mott, 800-315-4370; 615-383-2215 (fax); john.mott@mottpr.com; www.gotempstar.com.

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Model: SmartComfort VS 95 gas furnace

Footprint (inches): 19 to 25 (w) by 29 (d)

Serviceability features: These low-profile furnaces are designed with easier-to-remove doors and extra-spacious service compartments to give technicians room to work. Furnace includes a built-in electronic diagnostic system that can be used while the furnace is running. Most hose and clamp connections are premade by the factory, reducing installation time.

Tech support: ICP’s network of factory-trained technical service advisors (TSAs), on staff at local distributors, provide technical assistance and troubleshooting at the local level.

Tech support materials: Product information posted online at Tempstar dealer Website (www.gotempstar.com) includes product spec sheets, I/O manuals, and tech support-parts manuals. Tech support materials are also available through local distributors.

Noise-reduction features: The one-piece steel cabinet is thermal lined and an insulated blower compartment provides added sound protection. Solid doors provide a sealed combustion compartment for quiet operation. The unit’s two-stage heating means it operates in the quieter first stage 70-80 percent of the time.

IAQ equipment supported: Predrilled accessory holes and convenient wiring hookups make it easier to add humidifiers, electronic air cleaners, and other accessories.

Thermostat compatibility: Compatible with most thermostats.

Replacement parts compatibility: Key components standardized throughout the line.

Additional features: Four-position furnace provides maximum efficiency, quiet operation, and premium comfort of variable-speed, two-stage heating. Meets California low-NOx emissions standards. Variable-speed blower motor cuts electricity costs. One- or two-pipe venting. Troubleshooting LED fault indicator that diagnoses practically all system-related malfunctions is easier to view through sight glass in blower door. Furnace is equipped with long-lasting silicon nitride igniters.

Warranty information: Ten-year limited “No Hassle Replacement”; lifetime limited heat exchangers; seven-year parts limited. A HELP® extended service agreement is available on Tempstar products, offering a five- and 10-year extended service agreement on parts and labor.

Special installation requirements: Shipped as natural gas in upflow configuration, with all parts included for downflow, horizontal left and right with no need for accessory conversion kits. LP gas kits available.

Contact: Tempstar, Nashville, Tenn.; attn. John Mott, 800-315-4370; 615-383-2215 (fax); john.mott@mottpr.com; www.gotempstar.com.

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Thermo Pride

Model: OD6 oil furnace

Footprint (inches): 45 (h) by 20 (w) by 30 (d)

Serviceability features: Combines the benefits of low-profile highboy OH6 into a downflow-horizontal design perfect for tight attic or basement crawl space applications. Available with ECM blower motor and either standard Beckett or two-stage Riello burner.

Tech support: Available at 574-896-2133, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Central, Monday-Friday.

Tech support materials: Wiring diagrams, service troubleshooting info, installation data, parts lists, etc. All available in I/Os manuals from Thermo Pride.

Noise-reduction features: Heavy insulation and interlocking cabinet panels reduce noise and vibrations.

IAQ equipment supported: ECM blower motor can be run constantly for airflow and filtration, humidifiers, UV lights, and electric air cleaners are all available accessories.

Thermostat compatibility: Compatible with most thermostats.

Replacement parts compatibility: Shares the majority of parts.

Additional features: Combines the benefits of the low-profile highboy OH6 into a downflow-horizontal configuration which also has ECM blower motor and two-stage oil burner options available.

Warranty information: Lifetime limited heat exchanger can transfer to subsequent homeowners; five-year “Peace of Mind” parts. Optional extended five-year labor or 10-year parts and labor warranties also available.

Special installation requirements: Nothing unusual.

Contact: Thermo Pride, North Judson, Ind.; 574-896-2133; 574-896-5301 (fax); tpmarketing@thermopride.com; www.thermopride.com.

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Trane

Model: XC95 furnace/XL19i air conditioner with ComfortLink™ II Communicating System

Footprint (inches): XC95 - 40 (h) by 18 to 25 (w) by 28 (d); XL19i - 50 (h) by 37 (w) by 34 (d)

Serviceability features: The ComfortLink II communicating system constantly monitors itself by performing a continuous informational loop of system diagnostics, which instantly identifies any problems and reports them. The user interface allows instant access to system information including details about alerts sent to the comfort control. This helps minimize time-consuming troubleshooting and diagnostics.

Tech support: Contact local Trane distributor.

Tech support materials: Installation and service information, including parts numbers, are readily available to Trane distributors and their independent dealers.

Noise-reduction features: The XC95’s variable-speed blower motor eliminates noisy startup and shutdown and the heavy steel insulated cabinet, variable-speed draft inducer, sealed burner compartment, and automotive-grade gaskets reduce operating sound. The XL19i condenser features dual sound enclosures for both reciprocating compressors.

IAQ equipment supported: The XC95 and XL900 Comfort Control deliver enhanced humidity control and continuous Comfort-R™ mode, creating improved air quality and superior comfort. When paired with Trane CleanEffects, the system removes up to 99.98 percent of airborne allergens from the filtered air, including over 99 percent of the common flu virus.

Thermostat compatibility: To achieve maximum diagnostic benefits and enhanced humidity control, a Trane XL900 thermostat is required. A remote telephone access module (TAM) is available to interface with the XL900, allowing homeowners to access the system while away from home to adjust settings, monitor humidity levels, or receive proactive alerts based on comfort preferences.

Replacement parts compatibility: Majority of replacement parts are shared with other models in the line.

Additional features: The ComfortLink II XL19i comes equipped with Charge Assist™, which eliminates on-site refrigerant calculations, measurement, or gauges. With Charge Assist, the system automatically and accurately charges itself. When the unit is automatically and accurately charged, it ensures the designed efficiency, fewer callbacks, longer compressor life, and less overall maintenance.

Warranty information: Lifetime limited on primary and secondary heat exchangers, and five-year limited internal functional parts. When the XC95 is installed at the same time as an XL19i condensing unit, internal functional parts will be covered for 10-years as part of the outdoor unit system warranty.

Special installation requirements: ComfortLink II wiring is minimal with only two wires to the outdoor unit and three wires for the indoor unit. All default settings have been preprogrammed and run automatically. The system runs its own diagnostics. It programs correct airflow, correct heat source configuration, blower timings, and humidity control.

Contact: Trane, Tyler, Texas; attn. Kevin Carlile, 903-581-3200; 903-581-3482 (fax); kevin.carlile@trane.com; www.trane.com.

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Model: XL16c dual fuel package unit

Footprint (inches): 3 ton - 38 (h) by 51 (w) by 43 (d)

Serviceability features: Locating critical components is easier with independently removable embossed service panels. System controls, stainless steel burners, and straight in gas line are easily accessible. The slide-out Vortica blower is mounted by a single fastener. Secured with rotolock fittings, the Climatuff compressor is conveniently located in the left corner compartment.

Tech support: Contact local Trane distributor.

Tech support materials: Installation and service information, including parts numbers, are readily available to Trane distributors and their independent dealers.

Noise-reduction features: The quietest unit at every tonnage, with sound levels as low as 70 dB. The variable-speed blower fan motor and exclusive Comfort-R controls eliminate noisy startup and shutdown. Super quiet high-efficiency ducted fan moves air with a sophisticated aerodynamic blade for the quietest performance on the market.

IAQ equipment supported: Indoor air quality features include compatibility with the FreshEffects ERV, which removes stale indoor air and replaces it with an equal amount of fresh outdoor air. Motorized and manual fresh air dampers and economizers can provide up to 25 percent fresh air to the conditioned space. Available humidifiers prevent dryness and reduce static electricity.

Thermostat compatibility: Compatible with some dual-fuel thermostats, but Trane markets its own branded dual-fuel comfort controls.

Replacement parts compatibility: Majority of replacement parts are shared with other models in the line.

Additional features: The highest efficiency and quietest dual-fuel packaged model available. With the capacity to operate as a two-stage electric heat pump and as a two-stage gas furnace, the XL16c is ideal for customers looking to save on energy costs and enjoy total comfort all season long.

Warranty information: Twenty-year heat exchanger, 10-year compressor-condenser coil, five-year parts.

Special installation requirements: Easily converted for horizontal or vertical applications. Factory-built 12- and 18-in. duct covers for extra-clean, horizontal installation. Pan-head screws on supply and return panel for flush-fit duct connections. Easier electrical and gas connections on the right side.

Contact: Trane, Tyler, Texas; attn. Kevin Carlile, 903-581-3200; 903-581-3482 (fax); kevin.carlile@trane.com; www.trane.com.

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Unico Inc.

Model: Unichiller reverse cycle heat pump

Footprint (inches): 18 (d) by 46 (t) by 30 (w)

Serviceability features: Easier to service. All parts available.

Tech support: Available at 314-481-9000 or 800-527-0896, 7 a.m.-5 p.m. Central.

Tech support materials: All listed on Website.

Noise-reduction features: 66 dBa.

IAQ equipment supported: No refrigerant transferred indoors. Water-glycol mix used as the heat transfer substance.

Thermostat compatibility: Compatible with most thermostats.

Replacement parts compatibility: Shares replacement parts.

Additional features: Unico is the only manufacturer of reverse-cycle chillers for the residential market, said the company.

Warranty information: Five-year parts available with ability to purchase 10-year extended warranty.

Special installation requirements: Proper sizing for water piping.

Contact: Unico Inc., St. Louis; attn. Steve Intagliata, 800-527-0896; 314-457-9000 (fax); sales@unicosystem.com; www.unicosystem.com.

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WaterFurnace

Model: Envision Outdoor Split NS038 geothermal heat pump

Footprint (inches): 3-6 ton - 58 (h) by 26 (w) by 31 (d)

Serviceability features: Designed with the service technician in mind, features internal status lights in the control box for easier service diagnostics, a ComfortAlert control module that signals compressor faults to the thermostat, and onboard diagnostics to help technicians get it right every time.

Tech support: The dealer line is available at 888-929-2837, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Eastern.

Tech support materials: Spec Catalogue SP1615, Installation Manual IM1615, Submittal SD1615.

Noise-reduction features: Systems achieve whisper-quiet operation through innovative design and premium components. Models come with quiet-running two-speed scroll compressors mounted on double-isolation plates made of acoustic metal. The compressor includes a compressor blanket to provide superior noise reduction. In addition, cabinets are fully insulated. Since units are located indoors, it allows homeowners to get rid of their outdoor condensing units.

IAQ equipment supported: Offers impressive dehumidification and filtration capabilities. Its two-speed scroll compressor allows for longer run times, increasing air exchanges through the filtration system.

Thermostat compatibility: Compatible with all three-heat/two-cool thermostats.

Replacement parts compatibility: Shares many replacement parts among the models within its product series.

Additional features: Boasts the highest efficiencies in the industry and is an outdoor split that utilizes environmentally friendly R-410A.

Warranty information: Ten-year parts and labor allowance.

Special installation requirements: Manufacturer did not specify.

Contact: WaterFurnace, Fort Wayne, Ind.; attn. Ryan Stauffer, 260-479-3262; 260-747-5780 (fax); ryan.stauffer@waterfurnace.com; www.waterfurnace.com.

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Model: Synergy3D SDV038 geothermal heat pump

Footprint (inches): 3-6 ton - 58 (h) by 26 (w) by 31 (d)

Serviceability features: Designed with the service technician in mind, the Synergy3D features hinged doors for easier access to system components, status lights on the front of the unit for easier service diagnostics, a Comfort Alert control module that signals compressor faults to the thermostat, and onboard diagnostics to help technicians get it right every time.

Tech support: The dealer line is available at 888-929-2837, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Eastern.

Tech support materials: Spec Catalogue SP1602, Installation Manual IM1602, Submittal SD1602, Quick Reference Guide QR1602.

Noise-reduction features: Systems achieve whisper-quiet operation through innovative design and premium components. Models come with quiet-running two-speed scroll compressors mounted on double-isolation plates made of acoustic metal. The compressor includes a compressor blanket to provide superior noise reduction. In addition, cabinets are fully insulated, making them even quieter. Since units are located indoors, it allows homeowners to get rid of their outdoor condensing units.

IAQ equipment supported: Offers impressive dehumidification and filtration capabilities. Its two-speed scroll compressor allows for longer run times, increasing air exchanges through the filtration system.

Thermostat compatibility: Compatible with all three-heat/two-cool thermostats.

Replacement parts compatibility: Shares many replacement parts among the models within its product series.

Additional features: Utilizes cutting-edge technology to provide forced air heating and cooling, hydronic heating, and hot water assist with one unit at the highest efficiency ratings in the industry. In addition, a Synergy3D comes with the most extensive warranty in the industry and has the shortest product lead time.

Warranty information: Ten-year parts and labor allowance.

Special installation requirements: Manufacturer did not specify.

Contact: WaterFurnace, Fort Wayne, Ind.; attn. Ryan Stauffer, 260-479-3262; 260-747-5780 (fax); ryan.stauffer@waterfurnace.com; www.waterfurnace.com.

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Westinghouse

Model: FG7T gas furnace with iSEER

Footprint (inches): 28 (d) by 35 (h) by 14 to 25 (w)

Serviceability features: Furnace is easier for contractors to access and service. Serviceability features include diagnostics on circuit board with a flame signal indicator, easier-access blower, face-out orientation of PCB, flexible venting, and captured door screws.

Tech support: Available at 800-422-4328, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Central.

Tech support materials: Wiring diagrams, installation instructions, replacement parts list, technical sales literature, consumer sales literature.

Noise-reduction features: Fully insulated blower compartment reduces noise, while a two-speed inducer lets the unit run at the quieter setting for the majority of the time.

IAQ equipment supported: Available field-installed accessories include electronic air cleaners, UV light, humidifier, media air cleaner, HRV-ERV.

Thermostat compatibility: Compatible with most thermostats.

Replacement parts compatibility: Maximum compatibility with other Westinghouse products.

Additional features: Features iSEER in every model, boosting cooling efficiency up to 1 SEER point; iSEER is possible because of the brushless DC motor, and offers 16 heating speeds and 16 cooling speeds for maximum installation flexibility.

Warranty information: Ten-year parts, 10-year quality pledge to replace the entire furnace if heat exchanger fails. Lifetime heat exchanger. Extended product protection is available.

Special installation requirements: Manufacturer did not specify.

Contact: Westinghouse, O’Fallon, Mo.; attn. Matt Lattanzi, 636-561-7469; 636-561-7399 (fax); lattanzim@nordyne.com; www.westinghousehvac.com.

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Model: Q4SE package heat pump

Footprint (inches): 56 by 47

Serviceability features: Externally accessible service ports provide quick access to refrigerant system without disrupting operation. Controls and other major components designed with “easier in and out” service.

Tech support: Available at 800-422-4328, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Central.

Tech support materials: Wiring diagrams, installation instructions, replacement parts list, technical sales literature, consumer sales literature.

Noise-reduction features: Compressor sound blanket, ECM variable-speed motor.

IAQ equipment supported: ECM variable-speed motor provides increased comfort and improved air quality.

Thermostat compatibility: Compatible with most thermostats.

Replacement parts compatibility: Maximum commonality with other Westinghouse products.

Additional features: This unit’s coil is double protected via a coated wire guard and a mesh hail guard. These features provide protection from balls, lawnmowers, hail, and more. Because of the two-stage, variable-speed blower and use of ozone-friendly R-410A, this unit also qualifies for Westinghouse’s ecoLogic green seal.

Warranty information: Ten-year limited residential parts, 10-year quality pledge to replace entire unit if the heat exchanger or compressor fails. Extended labor protection plans are available.

Special installation requirements: Manufacturer did not specify.

Contact: Westinghouse, O’Fallon, Mo.; attn. Jeff Gamache, 636-561-7548; 888-215-2991 (fax); gamachej@nordyne.com; www.westinghousehvac.com.

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Whirlpool/Tradewinds

Model: W4PG436A068A gas-electric package unit

Footprint (inches): 37 by 65

Serviceability features: The W4PG4 Series packaged units are easier to service. All controls are in sight for easier access and accessible by removing side panels.

Tech support: Manufacturer did not specify.

Tech support materials: Technical publications such as specs, I/O manuals with troubleshooting charts, and parts lists with drawings are available through distributors or directly on the Whirlpool Gold™ dealer Website.

Noise-reduction features: Furnace cabinets are fully insulated for sound attenuation and insulation.

IAQ equipment supported: Unit provides high-static blowers to accommodate high-efficiency filtration systems.

Thermostat compatibility: Operates with a thermostat designed for one stage of cooling and two stages of heating.

Replacement parts compatibility: Shares many replacement parts with other models of Whirlpool gas-electric package units.

Additional features: Units have scroll compressors and should provide many years of reliable performance.

Warranty information: Five-year parts and 20-year limited heat exchanger.

Special installation requirements: All installation requirements are listed in the installation and operating instructions. The gas-electric package unit can be installed as a horizontal or down-discharge configuration.

Contact: Whirlpool/Tradewinds, Jacksonville, Fla.; attn. Chris Campbell, 904-407-4470; 775-369-6550 (fax); ccampbell@tradewindshvac.net; www.whirlpoolhvac.com.

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Model: WGFET080C16 gas furnace

Footprint (inches): 21 by 29

Serviceability features: Furnace is serviced from the front of the cabinet by removing either of the two panels. All controls are in sight for easier access.

Tech support: Manufacturer did not specify.

Tech support materials: Technical publications such as specs, I/O manuals with troubleshooting charts, parts lists with drawings are available at the distributors or directly on the Whirlpool Gold™ dealer Website.

Noise-reduction features: Furnace cabinets are fully insulated for sound attenuation and insulation.

IAQ equipment supported: Provides excellent fuel efficiency while being capable of supporting popular indoor air quality devices such as UV lights, electronic air cleaners, and humidifiers from the furnace control board.

Thermostat compatibility: Two-stage gas furnace will operate with either a single- or two-stage thermostat.

Replacement parts compatibility: Shares many replacement parts with other models of Whirlpool Gold furnaces.

Additional features: The Whirlpool Gold Estar listed gas furnace has stainless steel with primary and secondary heat exchangers and should provide many years of reliable performance.

Warranty information: Five-year parts and limited lifetime heat exchanger. The Whirlpool Gold gas furnaces are now covered by the HomeWise® HVAC Limited Warranty that allows a replacement furnace if a furnace heat exchanger fails within the first five years following installation.

Special installation requirements: All installation requirements are listed in the installation and operating instructions. The furnace can be vented using Schedule 40 PVC in a one or two-pipe vent configuration.

Contact: Whirlpool/Tradewinds, Jacksonville, Fla.; attn. Chris Campbell, 904-407-4470; 775-369-6550 (fax); ccampbell@tradewindshvac.net; www.whirlpoolhvac.com.

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York

Model: Affinity™ modulating gas furnace

Footprint (inches): 33(h) by 18 (w) by 16 (d)

Serviceability features: Compact 33-inch height fits in tight spaces. Easily convertible, multiposition design provides flexibility for all configurations. Folded sheet metal eliminates sharp edges. Interchangeable doors include toolless, quarter-turn latches for easier removal. Slide-out blower assembly. Control board features tri-color LEDs for easier diagnostics. Self-priming internal condensate system eliminates external traps.

Tech support: The first level of support is provided by the distributor. Factory support is available to distributors and dealers by calling 877-874-7378 (877-UPG-SERV) between 7 a.m. and 5 p.m. Central.

Tech support materials: Support documents include the Quick Setup Guide, a technical guide, submittal data sheet, guide specs, installation instructions, user’s manual, and a parts list that are available at www.upgnet.com or by request.

Noise-reduction features: Operation is as low as 65 dB for models up to 98 percent AFUE. An insulated blower compartment ensures quiet operation.

IAQ equipment supported: Variable-speed models feature ECM fan motors, which circulate air for longer time periods. Longer run times equate to consistent temperatures and longer periods of air filtering, resulting in cleaner, more comfortable air. External air filters offer maximum flexibility in meeting customer IAQ needs. Compatible with all York premium IAQ products.

Thermostat compatibility: A simple, single-stage thermostat is all that is required for fully modulating operation. Additionally, these furnace models are compatible with a wide selection of other types of thermostats that may be required for any application.

Replacement parts compatibility: Shares replacement parts with other models.

Additional features: This product achieves up to 98 percent AFUE. The models modulate from 35-100 percent in less than 1 percent increments. They feature a unique condensate management system that eliminates external traps and the need to elevate the furnace in horizontal applications.

Warranty information: Lifetime heat exchanger and five-year limited on all other components.

Special installation requirements: None; the 33-inch cabinet, interchangeable doors, and multiple venting options make this unit easier to install in replacement or new construction applications.

Contact: York, Norman, Okla.; attn. Jeff Hurt, 405-419-6563; 405-419-6545 (fax); jeffrey.n.hurt@jci.com; www.yorkupg.com.

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Model: LX Series heat pump

Footprint (inches): 40 (h) 34 (w) by 34 (d)

Serviceability features: With a competitive, compact footprint, the LX Series is easier to install and service, especially where space is limited. The compressor is protected by high- and low-temperature and -pressure controls and a factory-installed filter-drier. A demand-defrost control ensures optimum operation and efficiency.

Tech support: The first level of support is provided by the distributor. Factory support is available to distributors and dealers by calling 877-874-7378 (877-UPG-SERV) between 7 a.m. and 5 p.m. Central.

Tech support materials: A technical guide is available at www.upgnet.com or by request.

Noise-reduction features: A quieter, upward airflow pattern carries the normal operating noise away from the living area. In addition, the rigid top panel isolates any motor sound, and an isolator mounted compressor and the rippled fins of the condenser coil muffle the normal fan motor and compressor operating sounds to ensure quiet operation.

IAQ equipment supported: The unit can be matched with York’s line of premium indoor air quality products that include hybrid electronic air cleaners, media air cleaners, UV lights, and humidifiers.

Thermostat compatibility: A wide selection of compatible thermostats is available to provide optimum performance and features for any installation.

Replacement parts compatibility: Shares replacement parts with other models.

Additional features: Features proven copper tube and aluminum fin technology in a competitive footprint. An extra heavy-duty, tight-spaced coil guard with a secondary polymer mesh provides superior coil protection, and corner posts provide additional cabinet strength.

Warranty information: Ten-year compressor and five-year parts. Optional extended warranties are available to include labor or extended time periods.

Special installation requirements: None; easier power and control wiring connections reduce installation time and costs, and the small base dimension means less space is required on the ground or roof.

Contact: York, Norman, Okla.; attn. Jeff Hurt, 405-419-6563; 405-419-6545 (fax); jeffrey.n.hurt@jci.com; www.yorkupg.com.

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Publication date: 09/15/2008

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