New Equipment Heats Up 2007

August 27, 2007
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Every year The NEWS introduces the latest heating equipment available for the upcoming winter season. The goal is to help contractors prepare for this busy period by doing the research that will help them distinguish between brands.

Like last year, this year’s Heating Showcase is split into two parts, commercial and residential. The commercial information is published in this issue, and the residential/light commercial products will be featured in the Sept. 17 issue of The NEWS. Coverage includes feature-specific information about each individual product as submitted by the manufacturers.

The showcase product grid (see PDF link at the bottom of this article) includes technical facts, such as unit capacity, refrigerant type (if applicable), fuel type, efficiency rating, and more. The following photo feature provides more in-depth information on the features of each individual unit and includes technical support information from the manufacturers.

The manufacturers provided all of the data included in the product grid and photo feature. Therefore, any questions you may have about the information should be directed to them via the contact information provided in the photo feature section.

Addison

Model: TRSA Total Rooftop Solution air handler

Footprint (inches): Varies

Serviceability features: Hinged, latched access doors with perimeter gaskets, slide-out blower assembly, generous room for accessibility to refrigerant valves, coils, and electrical controls.

Technical support: Available at 407-292-4400, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Eastern, and through authorized local service via the nationwide representative network.

Technical support materials: Spec sheets, I&O manual, wiring diagrams, diagnostic tools, and equipment selection software.

Noise-reduction features: Internal vibration isolation for fans; 1-in., 4-lb-density closed-cell insulation; standard double-wall construction.

IAQ equipment supported: Multiple, optional methods to treat 100 percent outside air are available for humidity control. Filtration options include a standard filter rack configuration that allows for the inclusion of high-efficiency cartridge filters.

Thermostat compatibility: PLC-based control or terminal strip interface to standard thermostats.

Replacement parts compatibility: Shares replacement parts.

Additional features: One of the most versatile, semicustom commercial rooftop air-handling units on the market, the company said. Standard features include R-410A, double-wall construction, 4-lb-density closed-cell insulation, stainless steel IAQ drain pan, 2- and 4-inch filters, internal isolation, integrated modular starter/control panel, and PLC-based control. Configured options for electric, gas, hot water, and steam heating; humidity control; 100 percent outside air; variable air volume; energy recovery; building pressurization control; special filtration; high-static fan selections; and control flexibility.

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

Special installation requirements: None.

Contact: Addison, Orlando, Fla.; attn: Kristen Perry, 908-604-8686, ext. 4278; 908-604-0715 (fax); kperry@fedders.com; www.addison-hvac.com.

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Model: TRSH Total Rooftop Solution air-source heat pump

Footprint (inches): Varies

Serviceability features: Hinged, latched access doors with perimeter gaskets, slide-out blower assembly, and generous access to refrigerant valves, coils, electrical controls, and compressors.

Technical support: Available at 407-292-4400, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Eastern, and through authorized local service via the nationwide representative network.

Technical support materials: Spec sheets, I&O manual, wiring diagrams, diagnostic tools, and equipment selection software.

Noise-reduction features: Internal vibration isolation for fans and compressors; 1-in., 4-lb density closed-cell insulation, and standard double-wall construction.

IAQ equipment supported: Multiple, optional methods are available to treat 100 percent outside air for humidity control. Filtration options include a standard filter rack configuration that allows for the inclusion of high-efficiency cartridge filters.

Thermostat compatibility: PLC-based control or terminal strip interface to standard thermostats.

Replacement parts compatibility: Shares replacement parts.

Additional features: One of the most versatile, semicustom commercial rooftop air handling units on the market, the company said. Standard features include R-410A, double-wall construction, 4-lb-density closed-cell insulation, stainless steel IAQ drain pan, 2- and 4-inch filters, internal isolation, integrated modular starter/control panel, and a PLC-based control. Configured options for electric, gas, hot water, and steam heating; humidity control; 100 percent outside air; variable air volume; energy recovery; building pressurization control; special filtration; high-static fan selections; and control flexibility.

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

Special installation requirements: None.

Contact: Addison, Orlando, Fla.; attn: Kristen Perry, 908-604-8686, ext. 4278; 908-604-0715 (fax); kperry@fedders.com; www.addison-hvac.com.

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American Standard

Model: YHC036E, YHC048E and YHC060E packaged gas heat rooftop unit

Footprint (inches): 44 by 70 to 54 by 89

Serviceability features: Onboard diagnostics with built-in test mode, single side service access. All wiring is numbered and colored. Patented, easier-to-clean condenser coil, and easier-to-clean foil-faced insulation.

Technical support: Contact local distributor.

Technical support materials: Go to www.asdealernet.com.

Noise-reduction features: Manufacturer did not specify.

IAQ equipment supported: Double-sloped, cleanable, reversible drain pan; foil-faced insulation; ability to hold 2-inch filters in standard filter rack.

Thermostat compatibility: Compatible with most thermostats.

Replacement parts compatibility: Shares replacement parts.

Additional features: Most efficient commercial packaged unit available today, the company said.

Warranty information: One-year all parts, five-years compressor and heat exchanger.

Special installation requirements: None.

Contact: American Standard, Tyler, Texas; attn: Steve Spires, 903-266-3756; 903-509-7249 (fax); steven.spires@americanstandard.com; www.americanstandardair.com.

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Arcoaire

Model: PGE packaged gas/electric unit

Footprint (inches): 58 (w) by 87 (d)

Serviceability features: Through-the-bottom utility connection allows power, control wiring, and gas to be routed through unit’s base pan, minimizing roof penetrations. Comes prewired for economizer with the connecting plug located for easier installation; integrated gas control board with diagnostics; tool-less filter access panel for easier service.

Technical support: Factory-trained Technical Service Advisors (TSAs), on staff at local distributors, provide technical assistance and troubleshooting at the local level.

Technical support materials: Product information posted online at dealer Website (www.goarcoaire.com) includes product spec sheets, I&O manuals, and technical support-parts manuals. Technical support materials are also available from local distributors.

Noise-reduction features: Quiet and efficient operation is provided by belt-driven evaporator fans.

IAQ equipment supported: Accessories include fresh air dampers (manual and motorized).

Thermostat compatibility: Compatible with most thermostats.

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

Additional features: Meets ASHRAE 90.1 efficiency standard. Scroll compressors provide part-load operation using two stages of cooling. High- and low-pressure switches protect the system during extreme cooling conditions. Refrigerant filter-driers are standard. Anticycle timer built into the electronic board.

Warranty information: Ten-year limited heat exchanger, five-years limited compressor, one-year limited parts. HELP® extended service agreement offers five- and 10-year extended service on parts and labor.

Special installation requirements: Commercial-strength base rails with built-in rigging capability.

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

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Model: PHE packaged heat pump

Footprint (inches): 45 (w) by 74 (d)

Serviceability features: Through-the-bottom utility connection capability allows power control wiring to be routed through unit’s base pan, minimizing roof penetrations. Toolless filter access panel for easier service. Prewired for economizer with the connecting plug located for installation.

Technical support: Factory-trained Technical Service Advisors (TSAs), on staff at local distributors, provide technical assistance and troubleshooting at the local level.

Technical support materials: Product information posted online at dealer Website (www.goarcoaire.com) includes product spec sheets, I&O manuals, and technical support-parts manuals. Technical support materials are available from local distributors.

Noise-reduction features: Efficient fan and motor design permits operation at low sound levels.

IAQ equipment supported: Accessories include fresh air dampers (manual and motorized).

Thermostat compatibility: Compatible with most thermostats.

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

Additional features: Refrigerant filter-driers are standard. State-of-the-art defrost system. Anticycle timer built into the electronic board. High- and low-pressure switches protect the system during extreme cooling operating conditions. Meets ASHRAE 90.1 efficiency standard.

Warranty information: Five-years limited compressor, one-year limited parts. HELP® extended service agreement offers five- and 10-year extended service on parts and labor.

Special installation requirements: Commercial-strength base rails with built-in rigging capability.

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

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Bard Manufacturing Co.

Model: Quiet Climate 2 wall-mount step capacity heat pump, CH Series

Footprint (inches): 31 (d) by 84 to 94 (h) by 42 (w)

Serviceability features: All service and maintenance performed outside the building, consuming no interior floor space. Additional service features include multistep-capacity compressor, ventilation package options factory or field installed, multispeed blower motor, high- and low-pressure switches, compressor time delay.

Technical support: Available through distribution network.

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

Noise-reduction features: Patent-pending “Quiet” technology delivers operating sound levels 20 to 35 times quieter than a standard wall-mount heat pump. Patent-pending acoustical sound accessories can be added for lower operating sound levels as requirements and budgets dictate.

IAQ equipment supported: Ventilation options include energy recovery ventilator, economizer, commercial roof ventilator.

Thermostat compatibility: Compatible with most thermostats.

Replacement parts compatibility: Shares standard Bard replacement parts.

Additional features: Features a multistep-capacity compressor with refrigerant R-410A and special sound-reduction technology. Ideal for new construction, modular applications, school modernization, telecommunication structures, and more.

Warranty information: Five-years parts, five-years 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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Benchmark

Model: 2.0 Low-NOx (BMK2.OLN) boiler

Footprint (inches): 27 (w) by 55 (d)

Serviceability features: Minimal maintenance required. Manufacturer suggests annual combustion calibration, replacement of spark igniter and flame detector.

Technical support: Must be installed and started by factory-certified technicians.

Technical support materials: Comprehensive materials available on the company Website and delivered with equipment, including O&M manual, dimensional drawings, user guide, gas combustion guide, venting guide, piping guide, electronic wiring and controls guide, etc.

Noise-reduction features: Manufacturer did not specify.

IAQ equipment supported: Manufacturer did not specify.

Thermostat compatibility: Compatible with most thermostats.

Replacement parts compatibility: Many common parts throughout the family of Benchmark boilers.

Additional features: No other product of similar capacity offers 20:1 turndown for a range of noncycling operations from 100,000 to 2 million Btuh for superior seasonal efficiency, the company said.

Warranty information: Seven-year prorated pressure vessel-heat exchanger. All other components, 18 months from shipment.

Special installation requirements: Simplifies venting while satisfying customer needs for efficiency, emissions, acoustics, and operating costs. Remotely controlled and compatible with popular energy management software, the condensing forced-draft design eliminates the need for primary pumping equipment and supports sealed combustion as well as venting through ceiling (common) or sidewall (single).

Contact: Benchmark, Northvale, N.J.; attn: Neil Pilaar, 201-768-2400; 201-768-7789 (fax); info@aerco.com; www.aerco.com.

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Model: 3.0 Low-NOx (BMK3.OLN) boiler

Footprint (inches): 27 (w) by 64 (d)

Serviceability features: Minimal maintenance required. Manufacturer suggests annual combustion calibration, replacement of spark igniter and flame detector.

Technical support: Must be in-stalled and started by factory-certified technicians.

Technical support materials: Comprehensive materials are available on the company Website and delivered with equipment, including O&M manual, dimensional drawings, user guide, gas combustion guide, venting guide, piping guide, electronic wiring and controls guide, etc.

Noise-reduction features: Manufacturer did not specify.

IAQ equipment supported: Manufacturer did not specify.

Thermostat compatibility: Compatible with most thermostats.

Replacement parts compatibility: Many common parts throughout the family of Benchmark boilers.

Additional features: No other product with similar capacity has such a small footprint, the company said; it delivers unmatched 15:1 turndown to maximize efficiency and seasonal fuel savings and is fitted with a low-NOx burner whose emissions measure less than 30 ppm.

Warranty information: Seven-year prorated pressure vessel-heat exchanger. All other components, 18 months.

Special installation requirements: Simplifies venting while satisfying customer needs for efficiency, emissions, acoustics, and operating costs. Remotely controlled and compatible with popular energy management software, the condensing forced-draft design eliminates the need for primary pumping equipment and supports sealed combustion as well as venting through ceiling (common) or sidewall (single).

Contact: Benchmark, Northvale, N.J.; attn: Neil Pilaar, 201-768-2400; 201-768-7789 (fax); info@aerco.com; www.aerco.com.

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Bryant Heating and Cooling

Model: DuraPac™ Plus, Model 549C/551C/581C024-060 rooftop unit

Footprint (inches): 45 (h) by 74 (d)

Serviceability features: Optional hinged access panels provide access to the compressor, electrical box, ID fan system, and filters for maintenance. Optional through-the-base electrical and gas couplings eliminate troublesome roof penetrations. Field-convertible supply and return duct connections offer application flexibility.

Technical support: Factory application and service support available to distribution on commercial products via phone and e-mail (contact names and phone numbers vary on product). Contact Hank Gellert for specifics. Distributors located throughout the U.S. are equipped with customer assurance personnel to address service or warranty issues.

Technical support materials: Product data Form 580F.36.4 and 548G.36.5 provides presale performance, application considerations (physical, electrical) and equipment specs. Contact local Bryant HVAC distributor for support.

Noise-reduction features: Inverted OD fan blade and motor orientation places blade deep in RTU cabinet to provide reduced OD sound levels.

IAQ equipment supported: Optional economizer is CO2 sensor compatible; two wires allow economizer modulation by ID CO2 sensor.

Thermostat compatibility: Compatible with most thermostats.

Replacement parts compatibility: Models share replacement parts with product line in production since 1989.

Additional features: A new 2-ton model provides a commercial solution versus use of a residential-type product. 14 SEER efficiency levels may qualify for utility rebates and the capability to fit on existing roof curb positions in the large replacement market segment.

Warranty information: Standard five-years limited compressor and 10-year limited gas heat exchanger; optional extended warranties include five-years total unit parts and labor.

Special installation requirements: Optional stainless steel heat exchangers resist corrosion due to varying temperature fluctuations as a result of ventilation air at low outdoor ambient conditions. Optional factory-installed Perfect Humidity™ dual-mode dehumidification coil controlled by thermidistat allows optimum space temperature and humidity control with reliable gear-driven economizer to meet ASHRAE 62 and 90.1 requirements for IAQ and minimum ventilation.

Contact: Bryant Heating and Cooling, Syracuse, N.Y.; attn: Hank Gellert, 315-432-3717; henry.gellert@bryant.com; www.bryant.com.

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Carrier

Model: Centurion™ packaged rooftop with EnergyX™ system

Footprint (inches): 90 by 54 by 43

Serviceability features: Slide-out gas manifold section, front major access with hinged access doors, slide-out condensate pan, slide-out blower/motor assembly, slide-out filter racks, tilt-out economizers, and onboard or remote unit diagnostics with text messaging scrolling marquee display. Units share common design from 2 to 25 tons.

Technical support: Local representatives are available for installation and service needs. Call 800-227-7437 (CARRIER) 24 hours a day for the nearest expert.

Technical support materials: All literature (wiring diagrams, service/troubleshooting info, installation data, performance data, parts, and part numbers) are available.

Noise-reduction features: Insulated cabinets feature scroll compressors internally mounted within dedicated insulated and isolated compartments, and low-rpm, permanently lubricated condenser fan motors with precisely balanced prop fans.

IAQ equipment supported: Dedicated filter section with hinged access door. Capability for 2- or 4-in. filters. Filter rack slides out to access all filters. EnergyX system transfers heat and moisture from one air stream to another (fresh air with exhaust air). Condensate pan is internally sloped for full drainage and constructed of noncorrosive material. Factory- or field-offered air management is available from fully integrated economizer and power exhaust to manual and barometric relief capabilities. Units have capabilities for demand control ventilation (DCV) based on CO2 levels. Unit cabinet uses foil-faced insulation, fully encapsulated and secured.

Thermostat compatibility: Units can use either standard thermostat or network-type sensors. No additional interface or special controller required. It is also compatible with Carrier’s 3V™ packaged control system.

Replacement parts compatibility: Major components such as compressors, fan motors, fan wheels, and electrical relays are shared with other current and long-time built equipment.

Additional features: Provides low cost of ownership with Puron® refrigerant. Units have high operating efficiencies; up to 15.0 SEER and up to 19.0 plus system EER with the EnergyX system, time-saving maintenance/service features, and self-diagnostic controls capable of reading system pressures and temperatures without gauges.

Warranty information: Standard unit comes with 10-year aluminized gas heat exchanger, 15-year stainless steel gas heat exchanger, five-years compressor and electric heat, three-year EnergyX system, and one-year parts, plus an array of extended plans.

Special installation requirements: None.

Contact: Carrier, Syracuse, N.Y.; attn: Jennifer Morani, 315-432-6977; 860-660-3779 (fax); jennifer.morani@carrier.utc.com; www.carrier.com.

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Century

Model: DMH36TB ductless mini-split heat pump

Footprint (inches): 35 by 7 (indoor); 34 by 13 (outdoor)

Serviceability features: Self-diagnostics help simplify troubleshooting and a test key allows quick identification of operating problems. Service ports/connections are conveniently located on the side of the condenser. Indoor units easily lift off hanging brackets, and covers are quickly removed for service.

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

Technical support materials: IOM, service manual, and parts list can be e-mailed as PDFs or sent as hard copies; also available online.

Noise-reduction features: Indoor units have high-tech tangential fans for balanced airflow and movement of large quantities of air at low fan speed for ultra-quiet operation. Condensing unit keeps the loudest operating sound outside.

IAQ equipment supported: Triple filtration with electrostatic filter, deodorizing filter, and antifungal filter. Can be operated in dehumidification-only mode to remove excess humidity and prevent growth of mold, mildew, etc.

Thermostat compatibility: Built-in thermostat.

Replacement parts compatibility: Some parts are unique to trizone model, others are shared.

Additional features: Allows heating (and cooling) of three separate areas or one large area without adding ductwork. Independent zone control with one wireless remote for each of three air handlers. Low-voltage wiring for inside units helps simplify installation. Dual compressors are staged to enhance comfort and energy savings by reducing temperature variances.

Warranty information: Five-years compressors, one-year other parts; see printed warranty for details/limitations. Extended warranties for parts and labor also available.

Special installation requirements: Requires holes 2 ¾ inches in diameter to run refrigerant lines and wires between the indoor units and outdoor unit. Outdoor condenser can be located close to the home. Simple brackets are used to hang the indoor units.

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

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Model: TPR Series packaged heat pump

Footprint (inches): 48 (w) by 52 (d) by 41 (h)

Serviceability features: Easier access control box, conveniently located refrigerant connections. Built-in internal trap. Slide-out blower.

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

Technical support materials: IOM, service manual, and parts list can be e-mailed as PDFs or sent as hard copies; also available online.

Noise-reduction features: Scroll compressor and multispeed indoor fan with forward-curved centrifugal design (direct-drive isolated) for quiet operation.

IAQ equipment supported: Manufacturer did not specify.

Thermostat compatibility: Compatible with most thermostats.

Replacement parts compatibility: Most parts shared across the TPR/TAR lines.

Additional features: Flexible units suited to a wide variety of light commercial applications. Downflow discharge is standard, can be converted in the field to side discharge and return. Forkable base rails make handling easier. Enhanced fins and rifled copper tubing on coils. Superior water management features. Louvered condenser compartment protects against damage and weather extremes.

Warranty information: Five-years compressor, one-year other parts; see printed warranty for details/limitations. Extended warranties for parts and labor also available.

Special installation requirements: None.

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

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Cleaver-Brooks

Model: ClearFire, Model CFC condensing boiler

Footprint (inches): Varies.

Serviceability features: Easier access to burner components and fireside via a hinged burner that lifts up. Does not require burner dismantling or removal, no moving parts to service or lubricate, all parts easier to reach. Easier waterside inspection via two inspection ports. Digital display for fault conditions.

Technical support: Available via local representative throughout North America with 24-hour service available.

Technical support materials: Wiring diagrams, O&M manual including parts, part numbers, and troubleshooting information.

Noise-reduction features: Premix burner design standard has low noise levels (<70 dBa at high fire, <40 dBa at low fire).

IAQ equipment supported: Can be connected for outdoor air for combustion.

Thermostat compatibility: Compatible with most thermostats.

Replacement parts compatibility: Shares common parts.

Additional features: Uses Premix Burner Technology for electronic modulation in lieu of linkages, and with patented Alufer heat transfer technology, provides highest condensing efficiency in a single down-fired vessel, excluding any additional heat transfer modules. No minimum return temperatures and greater than 60°F differential temperatures.

Warranty information: Whole unit has one-year parts; extended warranties include 20-year pressure vessel against thermal shock, 10-year vessel against fireside corrosion, and five-years burner canister.

Special installation requirements: Casing requires on-site assembly after the vessel is piped and vent connections are made.

Contact: Cleaver-Brooks, Milwaukee, Wis.; attn: Victor Cerbins, 414-359-0600; 414-577-3159 (fax); vcerbins@cleaver-brooks.com; www.cleaver-brooks.com.

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ClimateMaster

Model: GO, TO Series dedicated outdoor air system (DOAS)

Footprint (inches): Varies.

Serviceability features: Multiple service access panels, filter-drier, high- and low- pressure service ports, integral controls.

Technical support: Factory support at 800-299-9747, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Central, Monday through Friday.

Technical support materials: Installation, O&M manual, engineering design guide, sizing/application software; various white papers.

Noise-reduction features: Scroll compressor, fully insulated cabinet.

IAQ equipment supported: Highly accurate (±0.2°F) leaving air dew point control, ERV option, filtration options.

Thermostat compatibility: Controls integrated into unit.

Replacement parts compatibility: Shares replacement parts with other ClimateMaster DOAS units.

Additional features: Unit is effective down to 15° outdoor air temperature. With optional enthalpy wheel, system is effective down to -10°. In summer, the modulating reheat and hot gas bypass provides precise leaving air dew point control. Leaving air temperature and dew point at part-load conditions are controlled with onboard microprocessor controls.

Warranty information: Standard one-year parts with extended warranties available.

Special installation requirements: Contractor should be familiar with DOAS units.

Contact: ClimateMaster, Oklahoma City; attn: Jeff Hammond, 405-745-6000; 405-745-4102 (fax); jhammond@climatemaster.com; www.climatemaster.com.

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Model: Tranquility TMW 100 large-capacity water-to-water heat pump

Footprint (inches): 26 (w) by 45 (d)

Serviceability features: Multiple service access panels, dual refrigerant circuits, run/fault indicators, diagnostic lights, filter-driers, high- and low-pressure service ports, top water connections, coaxial heat exchangers, 75-VA transformer with circuit breaker, quick-attach wiring harnesses, seven standard safeties (including low-water-temperature sensing), Unit Performance Sentinel™.

Technical support: Factory support at 800-299-9747, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Central, Monday through Friday.

Technical support materials: Installation, O&M manual, engineering design guide, CXM/DXM microprocessor controls application manual, ClimaSize selection software.

Noise-reduction features: Unique compressor double isolation system with computer-selected springs; fully insulated cabinet; scroll compressors.

IAQ equipment supported: Product is designed for hydronic heating/chilled water generation. Separate air-handling system and/or HRV/ERV required for indoor air treatment.

Thermostat compatibility: Compatible with most aqua-stats.

Replacement parts compatibility: Shares replacement parts with other ClimateMaster commercial units.

Additional features: The exclusive single side service access (front of unit) and staggered, top-mounted water connections allow multiple units to be installed side-by-side for large-capacity installations. An innovative heat exchanger allows large-capacity output in a compact design.

Warranty information: Standard one-year parts with extended warranties available.

Special installation requirements: None.

Contact: ClimateMaster, Oklahoma City; attn: Jeff Hammond, 405-745-6000; 405-745-4102 (fax); jhammond@climatemaster.com; www.climatemaster.com.

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Comfort-Aire

Model: EKTH M Series packaged terminal heat pump

Footprint (inches): 16 by 42

Serviceability features: Washable one-piece filter is easily accessed without removing the front shroud. A lift-up lid makes it easier to inspect and clean the coil, and the slide-out chassis gives ready access to components. Self-diagnostics simplify service, separate LED lights up to indicate maintenance required.

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

Technical support materials: IOM and parts list can be e-mailed as PDFs or sent as hard copies; also available online.

Noise-reduction features: Nine-blade, forward-curved, turbo-style fan is quiet-operating and helps reduce transmission of outdoor noise.

IAQ equipment supported: Permanent filter is easily accessed for cleaning. LED signals when filter cleaning is needed.

Thermostat compatibility: Has built-in thermostat/controls, and can be used with remote thermostats.

Replacement parts compatibility: Most parts across the line are shared.

Additional features: Easier-to-understand digital controls; built-in software manages energy usage, performance and unit status. Operates in heat pump mode down to 24ºF to save energy. Fan sampling maintains constant temperature in the room. Condensate dispersal system. “U” coil adds 25 percent more primary coil surface. Can be mounted flush to the floor.

Warranty information: Five-years compressor, one-year other parts; see printed warranty for details/limitations. Extended warranties for parts and labor also available.

Special installation requirements: Comes ready to install.

Contact: Comfort-Aire, Jackson, Mich.; attn: Michael Souders, 517-787-2100; 517-787-9341 (fax); info@heatcontroller.com; www.comfort-aire.com.

eProduct 175

Model: TGC C Series packaged heat/cool unit

Footprint (inches): 76 (w) by 48 (d) by 35 (h)

Serviceability features: Integrated burner/blower control board with built-in diagnostics simplifies service. Wiring is numbered and color-coded. Access panels are hinged and blower is slide-out with front access. Refrigerant ports are externally mounted.

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

Technical support materials: IOM, service manual, and parts can be e-mailed as PDFs or sent as hard copies; also available online.

Noise-reduction features: Scroll compressor minimizes operation sound.

IAQ equipment supported: Can handle optional 2-inch filter (includes 1-inch disposable filter)

Thermostat compatibility: Compatible with most thermostats.

Replacement parts compatibility: Shares many replacement parts across the TGC “C” line, although some are unique.

Additional features: Integrated blower/burner control board has built-in diagnostics. Solid-state direct-spark ignition with remote flame sensor. Tubular aluminized steel heat exchanger with in-shot burners for efficiency and long life. Direct- or belt-drive options for cooling can accommodate most design conditions. Freezestat control for evaporator freeze protection.

Warranty information: Five-years compressor, one-year parts; see printed warranty for limitations. Extended warranties for parts and labor also available.

Special installation requirements: None.

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

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Comfortmaker

Model: PGE packaged gas/electric unit

Footprint (inches): 45 (w) by 74 (d)

Serviceability features: Unit has integrated gas control board with diagnostics. Comes prewired for economizer with the connecting plug conveniently located for easier installation. Toolless filter access panel for easier service. Through-the-bottom utility connection capability allows power, control wiring, and gas to be routed through unit base pan, minimizing roof penetrations.

Technical support: Factory-trained Technical Service Advisors (TSAs), on staff at local distributors, provide technical assistance and troubleshooting at the local level.

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

Noise-reduction features: Efficient fan and motor design permits operation at low sound levels.

IAQ equipment supported: Accessories include fresh-air dampers (manual and motorized).

Thermostat compatibility: Compatible with most thermostats.

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

Additional features: Meets ASHRAE 90.1 efficiency standard. Refrigerant filter-driers are standard. High- and low-pressure controls provide system protection.

Warranty information: Ten-year limited heat exchanger; five-years limited compressor; one-year limited parts. HELP® extended service agreement offers five- and 10-year extended service on parts and labor.

Special installation requirements: Commercial-strength base rails with built-in rigging capability.

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

eProduct 177

Model: PGE packaged gas/electric unit

Footprint (inches): 86 (w) by 87 (d)

Serviceability features: Unit has integrated gas control board with diagnostics, and comes prewired for economizer with the connecting plug conveniently located for easier installation. It has toolless filter access panel for easier service and a TXV refrigerant metering device.

Technical support: Factory-trained Technical Service Advisors (TSAs), on staff at local distributors, provide technical assistance and troubleshooting at the local level.

Technical support materials: Product information posted online at dealer Website (www.gocomfortmaker.com) includes product spec sheets, I&O manuals, and technical support-parts manuals. Technical support materials also available from local distributors.

Noise-reduction features: Quiet and efficient operation is provided by belt-driven evaporator fans.

IAQ equipment supported: Accessories include fresh-air dampers (manual and motorized).

Thermostat compatibility: Compatible with most thermostats.

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

Additional features: Unit features two-stage cooling with scroll compressor on each circuit. Refrigerant filter-driers are standard to help ensure system cleanliness and meet tough commercial specs. High- and low-pressure controls provide system protection for extreme cooling operating conditions.

Warranty information: Ten-year limited heat exchanger; five-years limited compressor; one-year limited parts. HELP® extended service agreement offers five- and 10-year extended service on parts and labor.

Special installation requirements: Roof penetrations are minimized due to routing pan utility connections (power, control wiring, and gas) through the unit’s base. Commercial-strength base rails with built-in rigging capability. Features part-load operation using two stages of cooling. Integrated gas control board with diagnostics.

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

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Daikin AC (Americas) Inc.

Model: FXOQ-MVJU vertical air-handler indoor unit

Footprint (inches): 22 (w) by 15 (d) and 26 (w) by 20 (d)

Serviceability features: Easier access electrical box and refrigeration components. Automatic fault diagnostics and alerts.

Technical support: Application engineering is available at 972-245-1510, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Central. The Technical/Service Hotline is available 24 hours a day at 866-432-4546 (4DAIKIN).

Technical support materials: Complete engineering data manual, submittal data sheets, written guide specs, installation manual, owner/operation manual, piping and wiring diagrams, and VRVXpress selection software.

Noise-reduction features: R 4.2 insulation.

IAQ equipment supported: Includes an electronic expansion valve to meter refrigerant flow and improve zone temperature control and dehumidification during part load. Filter rack included for application required filter selection.

Thermostat compatibility: Uses proprietary Daikin zone/centralized controllers but can connect to open-protocol BMS solutions.

Replacement parts compatibility: New parts.

Additional features: The first vertical (upflow) air handler in the U.S. for use with a variable refrigerant flow (VRF) system is enabling a more traditional solution to be connected to the latest technology for simple zoning, precise temperature control, and high operational efficiency in new and retrofit construction projects.

Warranty information: One-year limited labor, one-year parts.

Special installation requirements: For refrigerant metering, the unit must be installed in series to a BEQ flow metering box. This air handler is for upflow installations only.

Contact: Daikin AC (Americas) Inc., Carrollton, Texas; attn: Lee Smith, 972-245-1510; 972-245-1038 (fax); info@daikinac.com; www.daikinac.com.

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Model: VRV-WII RWEYQ-MTJU variable refrigerant flow system

Footprint (inches): 31 (w) by 22 (d)

Serviceability features: Easier access electrical box and refrigeration components. Automatic fault diagnostics and alerts.

Technical support: Application engineering is available at 972-245-1510, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Central. The Technical/Ser- vice Hotline is available 24 hours a day at 866-432-4546 (4DAIKIN).

Technical support materials: Complete engineering data manual, submittal data sheets, written guide specs, installation manual, owner/operation manual, piping and wiring diagrams, service manual, application guide, and VRV-WIIXpress selection software.

Noise-reduction features: Fully insulated compressor for sound levels 50-56 dBa.

IAQ equipment supported: Connects to an array of fan coil units, which each have standard washable filters and the ability to be used with high-efficiency filters.

Thermostat compatibility: Uses proprietary Daikin controls but can connect to open-protocol BMS solutions.

Replacement parts compatibility: Some replacement parts are common.

Additional features: The first water-cooled variable refrigerant flow (VRF) system in the U.S. with all of the features of an air-cooled VRF system but opening application opportunities into taller buildings, retrofit of exhausted water-cooled systems, and improved performance in areas where air-cooled systems are not the best fit, states the company.

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

Special installation requirements: Water flow rate should be maintained between 13.2 and 39.5 gpm. Inlet water temperature to be between 60° and 113°F. Provision for water pumping and water flow detection is required.

Contact: Daikin AC (Americas) Inc., Carrollton, Texas; attn: Lee Smith, 972-245-1510; 972-245-1038 (fax); info@daikinac.com; www.daikinac.com.

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ECR International

Model: Dunkirk D248, Utica JD gas-fired boiler

Footprint (inches): Varies.

Serviceability features: The individual bases are pre-assembled and include a separate control module, gas valve and burners. The bases can be joined together in the field for the required boiler capacity. The modular controls include quick connection harnesses, which reduce the amount of field wiring and simplifies troubleshooting. Every individual base assembly is fire tested at the factory to ensure operation.

Technical support: Available Monday through Friday, 8 a.m.- 5 p.m. Eastern at 800-228-9364.

Technical support materials: All available.

Noise-reduction features: None.

IAQ equipment supported: Manufacturer did not specify.

Thermostat compatibility: Compatible with most thermostats.

Replacement parts compatibility: Both shared and unique parts.

Additional features: Uses three pre-assembled combustion bases (300-, 400-, and 500-MBtuh capacities). The bases can be assembled together into 28 sizes ranging from 300- to 3,000-MBtuh capacity. The ignition controls are modular in design with quick-connection harnesses for each base. The boiler has an optional staging panel, allowing for individual firing of each base to meet building heating requirements. The staging panel includes wiring harnesses to speed up the installation time.

Warranty information: Ten-year limited sectional castings, one-year parts.

Special installation requirements: The preassembled bases and individual boiler cast iron sections make the boiler easier to install and maneuver through small doorways. Once in place and assembled, the plug-and-play control modules and wiring harnesses make electrical connections quicker and easier.

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

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Friedrich Air Conditioning

Model: Digital PTAC, heat pump or electric heat plus cooling

Footprint (inches): 42 (w) by 13.5 (d) by 16 (h)

Serviceability features: Internal diagnostics and service error code storage. Top-mounted antimicrobial air filters for quick access. Single motor design means fewer parts to maintain. Tamper-resistant grille, clam shell motor, and dual thumb screws.

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

Technical support materials: I&O manual; service manual.

Noise-reduction features: Rated quietest in a hotel guest survey. Quiet stop/start fan delay feature that reduces transitional noise usually associated with compressor startup. Quiet rotary compressor is mounted on vibration isolators. New air system moves air quietly and efficiently. Low/sleep setting is noticeably quieter than other popular brands, says the company.

IAQ equipment supported: Antimicrobial air filter protects against fungal and bacterial growth. Filtered fresh air intake.

Thermostat compatibility: Compatible with most single-stage thermostats; Friedrich offers a digital remote wall thermostat that is hard-wired and can be battery-powered or unit powered. The Friedrich thermostat features a backlit display and multiple configuration modes for use on PD Series PTACs. The unit is also compatible with most single-stage heat/cool thermostats.

Replacement parts compatibility: Some shared parts.

Additional features: DiamonBlue technology comes standard on all units and protects against corrosion to extend the life of the unit. Over 40 standard features include one-touch operation with digital readout and fully functional remote control, constant comfort room monitoring, electronic temperature limiting, room freeze protection, digital defrost thermostat, random compressor restart, instant-heat heat pump mode, fan cycle control, emergency heat override, desk control ready, and indoor coil frost sensor.

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

Special installation requirements: Ships individually palletized to reduce the risk of shipping damage and to service both new construction and replacement.

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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Model: Vert-I-Pak heat pump or electric heat plus cooling

Footprint (inches): 23 (w) by 23 (d) by 32 or 47 (h)

Serviceability features: Installs front left- or right-hand into closet for easier access. All units are pre-wired, charged, and piped so only electrical hookup is needed for installation. All units ship with return-air filter installed. Easier to connect right or left drain connection. Ten-inch crimped and beaded duct collar, ready-to-attach flex duct.

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

Technical support materials: I&O manual; service manual.

Noise-reduction features: Entire unit cabinet is fully insulated. Installs in a typical mechanical closet, which may be insulated for even better sound reduction. Compressor is mounted on vibration isolators.

IAQ equipment supported: Built-in damper can provide at least 60 cfm of fresh air.

Thermostat compatibility: Factory equipped for connection to a standard 24-V single-stage heat/cool thermostat. Friedrich RT4 digital thermostat is available as an accessory.

Replacement parts compatibility: Some shared parts.

Additional features: Creates a more attractive, home-like room design while allowing conditioning of multiple rooms via ducts. This is a completely self-contained unit with no outside condensing unit and no lines running from floor to floor. Compact and lightweight.

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

Special installation requirements: Installs on an exterior wall.

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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Goodman Manufacturing

Model: GPG15 packaged gas/electric unit

Footprint (inches): 47 by 51

Serviceability features: Features a two-stage gas valve that allows the two-stage operation. The control board has self-diagnostic controls.

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

Technical support materials: GPG15 spec sheet, installation manual, operations manual, technical manual, and service manuals included.

Noise-reduction features: Fully insulated, heavy-gauge steel cabinets with durable baked-enamel finish.

IAQ equipment supported: The two-stage, low-velocity fan provides efficient air circulation and filtration throughout the home. The GPG15 is designed to minimize NOx emissions.

Thermostat compatibility: Compatible with single- and two-stage thermostats.

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

Additional features: Features a patented aluminized steel tubular heat exchanger and comes with a 20-year heat exchanger limited warranty.

Warranty information: Twenty-year limited heat exchanger, 10-year limited parts.

Special installation requirements: None.

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

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Model: GPH15 packaged heat pump

Footprint (inches): 47 by 51

Serviceability features: Features a two-stage compressor for higher efficiencies and comfort.

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

Technical support materials: GPH15 spec sheet, installation manual, operations manual, technical manual, and service manuals included.

Noise-reduction features: Features fully insulated, heavy-gauge steel cabinets with durable baked-enamel finish.

IAQ equipment supported: Multispeed fan provides efficient air circulation and filtration throughout the home.

Thermostat compatibility: Compatible with single- and two-stage thermostats.

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

Additional features: Features a two-stage compressor that offers better efficiency and comes with a 10-year limited warranty.

Warranty information: Ten-year limited compressor and parts.

Special installation requirements: None.

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

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Heil

Model: PGE packaged gas/electric unit

Footprint (inches): 58 (w) by 87 (d)

Serviceability features: Unit has integrated gas control board with diagnostics. Comes prewired for economizer with the connecting plug located for easier installation. Toolless filter access panel for easier service. Through-the-bottom utility connection capability allows power, control wiring, and gas to be routed through unit base pan, minimizing roof penetrations.

Technical support: Factory-trained Technical Service Advisors (TSAs), on staff at local distributors, provide technical assistance and troubleshooting at the local level.

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

Noise-reduction features: Quiet and efficient operation is provided by belt-driven evaporator fans.

IAQ equipment supported: Accessories include fresh-air dampers (manual and motorized).

Thermostat compatibility: Compatible with most thermostats.

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

Additional features: Features part-load operation using two stages of cooling with scroll compressors. Refrigerant filter-driers are standard to help ensure system cleanliness and meet tough commercial specs. High- and low-pressure controls provide system protection for extreme cooling operating conditions. Meets ASHRAE 90.1 efficiency standard.

Warranty information: Ten-year limited heat exchanger; five-years limited compressor; one-year limited parts. HELP® extended service agreement offers five- and 10-year extended service on parts and labor.

Special installation requirements: Commercial-strength base rails with built-in rigging capability.

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

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Model: PHE packaged heat pump

Footprint (inches): 45 (w) by 74 (d)

Serviceability features: Toolless filter access panel for easier service. Prewired for economizer with the connecting plug located for easier installation. Through-the-bottom utility connection capability allows power and control wiring to be routed through unit base pan, minimizing roof penetrations.

Technical support: Factory-trained Technical Service Advisors (TSAs), on staff at local distributors, provide technical assistance and troubleshooting at the local level.

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

Noise-reduction features: Efficient fan and motor design permits operation at low sound levels.

IAQ equipment supported: Accessories include fresh air dampers (manual and motorized).

Thermostat compatibility: Compatible with most thermostats.

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

Additional features: Meets ASHRAE 90.1 efficiency standard. Refrigerant filter-driers are standard. State-of-the-art defrost system. Anti-cycle timer built into the electronic board. High- and low-pressure switches provide system protection for extreme cooling operating conditions.

Warranty information: Five-years limited compressor; one-year limited parts. HELP® extended service agreement offers five- and 10-year extended service on parts and labor.

Special installation requirements: Commercial-strength base rails with built-in rigging capacity.

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

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ICP Commercial

Model: CHE091 Series heat pump

Footprint (inches): 59 (w) by 46 (d)

Serviceability features: Low-voltage control wire terminal block. Liquid and suction line service valves. Easier access service valves on all models.

Technical support: Factory-trained Technical Service Advisors (TSAs), on staff at local distributors, provide technical assistance and troubleshooting at the local level.

Technical support materials: Product information posted online at dealer Website (www.goicpcommercial.com) includes product spec sheets, I&O manuals, and technical support-parts manuals. Technical support materials are also available from local distributors.

Noise-reduction features: Features a single high-efficiency scroll compressor for quiet operation. Suction line accumulators smooth out refrigerant management during mild ambient conditions and the transitions during defrost operation to eliminate sounds associated with scroll compressors pumping liquid refrigerant.

IAQ equipment supported: Manufacturer did not specify.

Thermostat compatibility: Compatible with most thermostats.

Replacement parts compatibility: Key components standardized throughout the line.

Additional features: Meets ASHRAE 90.1 efficiency standard. High- and low-pressure switches, anti-cycle timer, and crankcase heater provide compressor protection. PVC-coated steel wire condenser fan guards. Copper tube/aluminum fin outdoor coil construction. Factory-installed low ambient control (-20°F). Fast, efficient defrost cycle. Thermostatic expansion valve and suction accumulator are standard.

Warranty information: Five-years limited compressor, one-year limited parts. HELP® extended service agreement offers five- and 10-year extended service on parts and labor.

Special installation requirements: Manufacturer did not specify.

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

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Model: PGE gas/electric packaged unit

Footprint (inches): 45 (w) by 74 (d)

Serviceability features: Toolless filter access panel for easier service. Through-the-bottom utility connection capability allows power, control wiring, and gas to be routed through unit base pan, minimizing roof penetrations. Integrated gas control board with diagnostics. Pre-wired for economizer for easier installation.

Technical support: Factory-trained Technical Service Advisors (TSAs), on staff at local distributors, provide technical assistance and troubleshooting at the local level.

Technical support materials: Product information posted online at dealer Website (www.goicpcommercial.com) includes product spec sheets, I&O manuals, and technical support-parts manuals. Technical support materials are also available from local distributors.

Noise-reduction features: Belt-driven evaporator fans provide quiet operation.

IAQ equipment supported: Accessories include fresh air dampers (manual and motorized).

Thermostat compatibility: Compatible with most thermostats.

Replacement parts compatibility: Key components standardized throughout the line.

Additional features: Meets ASHRAE 90.1 efficiency standard. High- and low-pressure controls provide system protection. Refrigerant filter-driers standard.

Warranty information: Ten-year limited heat exchanger; five-years limited compressor; one-year limited parts. HELP® extended service agreement offers five- and 10-year extended service on parts and labor.

Special installation requirements: Commercial-strength base rails with built-in rigging capacity.

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

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INDEECO

Model: Pipe Thread Quick Ship immersion heaters

Footprint (inches): 1- to 2-1/2-inch NPT

Serviceability features: UL/CSA approved, designed for use in cooling tower basins and when connected to the INDEECO power panel with temperature/water level probe provides complete system control for freeze protection.

Technical support: Available at 800-243-8162.

Technical support materials: Online IOM instructions sheets, C70 selection catalog.

Noise-reduction features: Manufacturer did not specify.

IAQ equipment supported: Manufacturer did not specify.

Thermostat compatibility: Factory-supplied, built-in, adjustable 1° to 120°F or 60° to 25°C thermostats.

Replacement parts compatibility: Doesn’t require replacement parts.

Additional features: Interchangeable electrical enclosures are available with NEMA 1, 4, 4/12, 4X, and CSA listed for Class II, Division 1 and 2, Groups B, C, D.

Warranty information: Twelve-month limited with optional extended warranties.

Special installation requirements: Standard NPT connections with generous wrench clearance for ease of installation.

Contact: INDEECO, St. Louis; attn: Cheryl Morris, 314-644-4300; 314-644-5332 (fax); sales@indeeco.com; www.indeeco.com.

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Model: Ultra-safe EXP 233-Series explosion-proof fan-forced unit heater

Footprint (inches): 16 (w) by 18 (d); 20 (w) by 18 (d); or 24 (w) by 20 (d)

Serviceability features: Suitable for use in Classes I and II, Divisions 1 and 2, Groups C, D, E, F & G with temperature code rating of T3C. Factory Mutual and CSA approved for use in hazardous locations.

Technical support: Available at 800-243-8162.

Technical support materials: Online installation, operation instructions, troubleshooting, and replacement parts listings.

Noise-reduction features: Manufacturer did not specify.

IAQ equipment supported: Indoor air quality is maintained with clean and efficient electric heating providing comfort and freeze protection without the need of flue stacks, air makeup, or humidification control.

Thermostat compatibility: Factory-supplied, built-on remote, explosion-proof thermostats.

Replacement parts compatibility: Three unit sizes, 33 catalog-listed models with interchangeable control and power components.

Additional features: Offers three different corrosive-resistant constructions, standard for use in dry noncorrosive areas, a 316 stainless steel construction suitable for waste water treatment plants, and a Heresite®-coated option for use in chemical plants where chlorides are present.

Warranty information: Twelve-month limited with optional extended warranties.

Special installation requirements: Factory-supplied ceiling, wall, and pole mounting kits. Heater system is self-contained with single power point connection to domestic and international electrical services.

Contact: INDEECO, St. Louis; attn: Cheryl Morris, 314- 644-4300; 314-644-5332 (fax); sales@indeeco.com; www.indeeco.com.

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Islandaire

Model: EZ Series GS PTACs with natural or LP gas heat

Footprint (inches): 42 (w) by 16 (h) by 20 (d)

Serviceability features: Slide-out chassis moves forward into the room so all major parts and systems are available for service or repair. Easily accessible heat exchanger. Standard, long-life air filter is easily removable for cleaning or washing.

Technical support: Available at 800-886-2759, ext. 146, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Eastern, Monday through Friday.

Technical support materials: I/O manual, spec sheets, consumer guide.

Noise-reduction features: A combination of strategically placed vibration-isolating mounting blocks for the operating systems, insulated panels, and highly efficient component parts, make the GS Series an extremely quiet unit.

IAQ equipment supported: Manufacturer did not specify.

Thermostat compatibility: Compatible with most thermostats and energy management systems.

Replacement parts compatibility: Shares replacement parts.

Additional features: The 42- by 16-inch size was designed for new construction and replacement applications in areas where efficient, energy-saving natural gas is the fuel source of choice. The GS Series is manufactured to meet the exact sleeve requirements of original wide-line units, making replacement installations a snap. A central desk control system is optional.

Warranty information: One-year limited full parts and labor; five-years limited compressor and heat exchanger.

Special installation requirements: Extended sleeves must be used when wall is deeper than 12 inches.

Contact: Islandaire, Setauket, N.Y.; attn: Richard Nuss, 800-886-2759; 631-471-2913 (fax); sales@islandaire.com; www.islandaire.com; www.fedders.com.

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Lennox

Model: LF24 unit heater

Footprint (inches): From 15 by 24 to 41 by 41

Serviceability features: The entire burner assembly can be removed in one piece for ease of service. The wiring junction box is located on the side of the cabinet for easier access. Box contains all electrical and safety controls.

Technical support: Available at 800-453-6669 (800-4-LENNOX) 6:30 a.m.-6:30 p.m. Central.

Technical support materials: Engineering handbook, installation instructions, wiring diagrams, product brochures are available immediately.

Noise-reduction features: Dynamically balanced direct-drive propeller fans offer quiet, smooth operation. Heated air flows smoothly across the tubular heat exchangers and is directed into the heated space by aerodynamic louvers.

IAQ equipment supported: Manufacturer did not specify.

Thermostat compatibility: Compatible with most conventional and programmable thermostats.

Replacement parts compatibility: All models share replacement parts; many components are commonly available.

Additional features: Tubular heat exchangers are constructed of aluminized or stainless steel for superior resistance to corrosion and oxidation. Rounded tubular heat exchange surfaces promote heat transfer while creating less airflow resistance and great throw distance of heated air. Compact design reduces space requirements. Units can be vented vertically or horizontally.

Warranty information: Fifteen-year limited stainless steel heat exchanger, 10-year limited aluminized heat exchanger, one-year limited covered components.

Special installation requirements: 3/ 8  -inch spot-nuts are located on the top of the cabinet for suspended unit installation. Single-fan models have two-point suspension; two-fan models have four-point suspensions.

Contact: Lennox, Dallas; attn: Larry Wei, 972-497-5000; 972-497-6999 (fax); larry.wei@lennoxind.com; www.lennox.com.

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LG Electronics

Model: LV205HV ductless heat pump

Footprint (inches): 47 by 13 by 8 (indoor); 34 by 31 by 12 (outdoor)

Serviceability features: Patented Multi Power System (MPS) technology uses one constant-speed rotary compressor and one variable-speed inverter compressor to maximize efficiency. LG’s patented Plasma Air Purification system and patented Gold Fin Anti-Corrosion Treatment further enhance this unit.

Technical support: Available at 800-847-7597, 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Monday through Friday.

Technical support materials: All available at www.lgusa.com.

Noise-reduction features: Manufacturer did not specify.

IAQ equipment supported: Patented Plasma Air Purification is standard.

Thermostat compatibility: Unit comes with a wireless remote control. Wireless wall thermostat is optional.

Replacement parts compatibility: Manufacturer did not specify.

Additional features: Patented technology uses not only an inverter compressor but also a rotary compressor, to maximize efficiency and reliability.

Warranty information: Two-year parts, five-years compressor.

Special installation requirements: Manufacturer did not specify.

Contact: LG Electronics, Englewood Cliffs, N.J.; attn: Mark O’Donnell, 800-243-0000; 201-816-3417 (fax); modonnell@lge.com; www.lgusa.com.

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Mammoth

Model: GQ5SN electric heat pump

Footprint (inches): 58 by 102

Serviceability features: High- and low-pressure controls, bi-flow filter-drier, refrigerant accumulator, freezestat, and an anti-short-cycle timer.

Technical support: Available at 800-422-4328.

Technical support materials: Immediately available to contractors at www.nordyne.com.

Noise-reduction features: Manufacturer did not specify.

IAQ equipment supported: 2-inch pleated filters standard.

Thermostat compatibility: Compatible with most thermostats.

Replacement parts compatibility: Shares many components with other Mammoth products.

Additional features: Manufacturer did not specify.

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

Special installation requirements: Manufacturer did not specify.

Contact: Mammoth, O’Fallon, Mo.; attn: David Garvin, 636-561-7481; 636-561-7399 (fax); garvind@nordyne.com; www.nordyne.com.

eProduct 195

Model: GT3BN split system heat pump

Footprint (inches): 37 by 37

Serviceability features: High- and low-pressure controls, bi-flow filter-drier, refrigerant accumulator, anti-short-cycle timer and time/temperature defrost.

Technical support: Available at 800-422-4328.

Technical support materials: Immediately available to contractors at www.nordyne.com.

Noise-reduction features: Swept-wing fan blade.

IAQ equipment supported: Manufacturer did not specify.

Thermostat compatibility: Compatible with most thermostats.

Replacement parts compatibility: Shares many components with other Mammoth products.

Additional features: Manufacturer did not specify.

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

Special installation requirements: Manufacturer did not specify.

Contact: Mammoth, O’Fallon, Mo.; attn: David Garvin, 636-561-7481; 636-561-7399 (fax); garvind@nordyne.com; www.nordyne.com.

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Marvair

Model: AVG wall-mounted air conditioner with gas heat

Footprint (inches): 42 by 24

Serviceability features: All components accessible from the front. LEDs identify operating status and fault codes in heating mode. Easily accessible filter.

Technical support: Available 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Eastern at 800-841-7854. After-hours service and warranty assistance available at 800-841-7854, ext 123.

Technical support materials: Complete owner’s manual, separate installation manual. Unit-specific wiring diagram shipped with each unit.

Noise-reduction features: Patented tubular heat exchanger with integral formed dimple turbulator eliminates noise caused by expansion and contraction of internal baffles. Scroll compressor minimizes compressor noise in the cooling mode.

IAQ equipment supported: Five separate fresh-air options include an economizer, GreenWheel® ERV, and motorized and nonmotorized dampers (with and without pressure relief).

Thermostat compatibility: Compatible with virtually all thermostats.

Replacement parts compatibility: Same platform as Marvair’s wall-mounted heat pumps and air conditioners.

Additional features: Enhanced heat transfer optimizes efficiency. Scroll compressors ensure maximum cooling efficiency.

Warranty information: One-year all parts, five-years compressor, 10-year heat exchanger in gas furnace.

Special installation requirements: Unit mounts on wall; conditioned air can be free-blown or ducted. Fan cycle switch allows operation of the air conditioner down to 20°F.

Contact: Marvair, Cordele, Ga.; attn: David Shuford, 229-273-3636; 229-273-5154 (fax); marvair@airxcel.com; www.marvair.com.

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Mitsubishi Electric

Model: Mr. Slim® P Series Hyper-Heating, PUZ-HA36 heat pump

Footprint (inches): 37 (w) by 13 (d) by 53 (h)

Serviceability features: New hard-wired, multilingual remote controller (PAR-21MAA) displays fault codes for indoor and outdoor units, service contractor phone number, and critical unit operating data for service tech. Panel locations allow for easier access to serviceable components; reliable systems mean worry-free maintenance concerns.

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

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

Noise-reduction features: The new design of the P Series provides reduced outdoor unit sound levels by 4-8 dBa; inverter-driven compressor much quieter due to rotation frequency modulation rather than conventional on-off sounds.

IAQ equipment supported: The indoor unit gives special consideration to IAQ, including a special dry operating mode that helps control humidity, a ventilator air connection, and washable long-life air filters.

Thermostat compatibility: Mr. Slim M and P Series products are shipped with thermostats.

Replacement parts compatibility: Product shares most replacement parts with other P Series models.

Additional features: The unit with its hyper-heating heat pump features full heating capacity while 4°F outside, as well as having the ability to connect two 218,000-Btuh units.

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

Special installation requirements: Four-way piping connection (four directions), front, rear, right, and bottom. New A-Control: indoor unit is powered through the outdoor unit. Three polarity-sensitive wires, plus ground conductor, run from outdoor to indoor unit providing power and communication. Adapter is available to connect to the M-Net and CMCN-plus system control via BMS.

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

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Modine Manufacturing

Model: Hot Dawg HD/HDS 100 and 125 gas-fired unit heaters

Footprint (inches): 36 (w) by 31 (d) by 22 (h)

Serviceability features: Installs easily with field wiring connections and knockouts for quick access to gas and electricity, along with a control panel located on the side of the unit.

Technical support: Available at 800-828-4328 (800-828-HEAT), 7 a.m.-5 p.m. Central, Monday through Friday.

Technical support materials: Visit www.modine.com/publications and click on CHVAC&R for available technical materials such as installation and service manuals, consumer literature, residential owner’s manuals, and available options.

Noise-reduction features: One of the more common objections against propeller-equipped unit heaters is their noise. Modine has acted on this concern and utilized a swept wing fan to reduce noise to industry-leading levels.

IAQ equipment supported: Manufacturer did not specify.

Thermostat compatibility: Compatible with most thermostats.

Replacement parts compatibility: Shares many parts with the Hot Dawg 30,000-75,000 Btu units. Some unique parts.

Additional features: Certified for commercial and residential applications, the bent tube heat exchangers used in the entire Hot Dawg line have proven to be lightweight and extremely reliable. Used with natural or propane gas, the Hot Dawg is low-profile, easily serviceable, and backed by a 10-year heat-exchanger warranty.

Warranty information: Ten-year heat exchanger, two-year parts.

Special installation requirements: Contractors must follow clearance to combustibles and venting requirements as identified in the installation and service manual that accompanies each unit.

Contact: Modine Manufacturing Co., Racine, Wis.; attn: Ray Schaffert, 800-700-7324; 262-636-1665 (fax); hvac&r@na.modine.com; www.modine.com/hotdawg.

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Modulex

Model: 454 gas boiler

Footprint (inches): 28 (w) by 27 (d)

Serviceability features: Access to key components from front/top of each waist-high unit. Unit enclosure features snap-off panels that don’t require tools for removal. Designed to provide convenient access to fire side of cast for inspection, cleaning.

Technical support: No special operator training or certification required.

Technical support materials: Comprehensive technical support materials, available on the company Website and delivered with equipment, include dimensional drawings, O&M, user guide, gas combustion guide, piping guide, venting guide, electronic wiring and controls guides, etc.

Noise-reduction features: Not necessary, the company said. At full fire, MLX operates at less than 50 dBa.

IAQ equipment supported: Manufacturer did not specify.

Thermostat compatibility: Compatible with most thermostats.

Replacement parts compatibility: All six units in the line share identical parts.

Additional features: Multiple-module design differentiates these boilers by providing a high level of built-in redundancy previously unavailable in a single boiler, the company said. The design also delivers superior turndown for a range of noncycling operation. The line also features installation flexibility, whisper-quiet operation, and low-NOx emissions.

Warranty information: Seven-year non-prorated pressure vessel/heat exchanger; 18 months all other components.

Special installation requirements: These boilers support sealed combustion and are CSA-listed for use with small-diameter PVC combustion air and exhaust venting through ceiling or sidewall. The following connection points are field-selectable from left, right, and/or rear: gas, combustion air, water, and exhaust gas.

Contact: Modulex, Northvale, N.J.; attn: Neil Pilaar, 201-768-2400; 201-768-7789 (fax); info@aerco.com; www.aerco.com.

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Model: 1060 gas boiler

Footprint (inches): 27 (d) by 49 (w)

Serviceability features: Access to key components from front/top of each waist-high unit. Unit enclosure features snap-off panels that don’t require tools for removal. Designed to provide convenient access to fire side of cast for inspection and cleaning.

Technical support: No special operator training or certification required.

Technical support materials: Comprehensive technical support materials, available on the company Website and delivered with equipment, include dimensional drawings, O&M, user guide, gas combustion guide, piping guide, venting guide, electronic wiring and controls guides, etc.

Noise-reduction features: Not necessary, the company said. At full fire, MLX operates at less than 50 dBa.

IAQ equipment supported: Manufacturer did not specify.

Thermostat compatibility: Compatible with most thermostats.

Replacement parts compatibility: All six units in the line share identical parts.

Additional features: Multiple-module design differentiates these boilers by providing a high level of built-in redundancy previously unavailable in a single boiler, the company said. The design also delivers superior turndown for a range of noncycling operation. The line also features installation flexibility, whisper-quiet operation, and low-NOx emissions.

Warranty information: Seven-year non-prorated pressure vessel/heat exchanger; 18 months all other components.

Special installation requirements: These boilers support sealed combustion and are CSA-listed for use with small-diameter PVC combustion air and exhaust venting through ceiling or sidewall. The following connection points are field-selectable from left, right, and/or rear: gas, combustion air, water, and exhaust gas.

Contact: Modulex, Northvale, N.J.; attn: Neil Pilaar, 201-768-2400; 201-768-7789 (fax); info@aerco.com; www.aerco.com.

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Raypak

Model: MVB 503-2004 gas boiler and water heater

Footprint (inches): 26 by 30

Serviceability features: Onboard diagnostics with retrievable fault history code. All service/repair components are easily accessible from the front or side, allowing maximum installation flexibility. Heat exchanger uses a straight copper-fin tube design, proven to be reliable, durable, and effective. It limits the effects of erosion corrosion while preventing scale buildup. Low hydraulic pressure drop minimizes costly pumping requirements. Unit also offers ease of cleaning and inspection, and repairs with replaceable components.

Technical support: Contact local Raypak representative listed at www.raypak.com.

Technical support materials: All available from Website’s Document Library at www.raypak.com.

Noise-reduction features: Manufacturer did not specify.

IAQ equipment supported: Manufacturer did not specify.

Thermostat compatibility: Standard thermostat to call for heat; factory-mounted modulating controller.

Replacement parts compatibility: Shared components.

Additional features: The burner system precisely maintains the proper fuel-air ratio throughout a wide range of gas supply pressures and vent pressures, thereby eliminating the need for fine-tuning to field conditions. The compact design, coupled with small minimum clearance requirements, facilitates installation in very tight spaces.

Warranty information: 20-year limited thermal shock; 10-year limited heat exchanger.

Special installation requirements: The 87 percent efficiency models have very small vent diameters. They are rated as Category IV and must have a sealed vent with a condensate drain. The 84 percent Category I models may use vertical B vents. For sidewall venting, a sealed vent or extractor must be utilized.

Contact: Raypak, Oxnard, Calif.; attn: Larry Ashton, 805-278-5300; 800-872-9725 (fax); www.raypak.com.

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Reznor/Thomas & Betts

Model: UEAS high-efficiency unit heater

Footprint (inches): Suspended, no footprint

Serviceability features: A factory-installed gas line nipple on the exterior of the cabinet makes connection easier. The secondary heat exchanger has a PVC pipe connection for installation and cleaning of the condensate drain. A PVC cleanout cap, drilled and tapped, is furnished for attaching the vent condensate drain.

Technical support: Representatives are available for service questions during normal local business hours at 800-695-1901.

Technical support materials: All installation manuals, parts manuals, and technical data are available at www.rezspec.com.

Noise-reduction features: Manufacturer did not specify.

IAQ equipment supported: Manufacturer did not specify.

Thermostat compatibility: Compatible with most thermostats.

Replacement parts compatibility: Model UDAS is the next stage in the V3® Series of unit heaters. Most electrical and mechanical parts are common.

Additional features: This compact, fuel-efficient unit heater is the next generation of high-efficiency unit heaters. Reznor has been manufacturing 90 percent-plus efficient unit heaters for 20 years.

Warranty information: In addition to standard, 10-year limited heat exchanger, four-year limited mechanical and electrical operating components.

Special installation requirements: Model UEAS is a separated combustion unit heater. Use Schedule 40 PVC or CPVC vent pipe. Condensate drain required.

Contact: Reznor/Thomas & Betts, Memphis, Tenn.; 800-695-1901; 901-252-1305 (fax); www.rezspec.com.

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Rheem

Model: RKPL commercial series packaged unit

Footprint (inches): 35 (h) by 76 (d) by 47 (w)

Serviceability features: Each unit comes with an integrated blower/burner control board with built-in diagnostic capability that permits easier troubleshooting. The unit has easily removable filter, blower, gas heat, and compressor/control access panels for easier service. Number- and color-coded wiring helps facilitate service and maintenance. Common cabinet components allow for fewer parts to inventory. Externally mounted refrigerant gauge ports offer easier service diagnostics.

Technical support: Available from Rheem distributors throughout North America or at www.rheemote.net.

Technical support materials: Available from Rheem distributors throughout North America or at www.rheemote.net.

Noise-reduction features: Each compressor is mounted on grommets that dampen noise and vibration. Also includes insulated panels that reduce noise. Balanced fans and blowers eliminate vibration. Structurally sound sheet metal and gasketing between panels eliminate sound generation.

IAQ equipment supported: High latent-to-sensible cooling ratio results in significant humidity reductions. Filter rack can be changed from 1 to 2 inches; economizer or fresh-air dampers can be installed to bring in clean air. Plastic drain pans facilitate cleaning. Foil-face insulation can be wiped clean.

Thermostat compatibility: Compatible with most thermostats, specifically 300, 200, and 100 Series thermostats.

Replacement parts compatibility: Commonality among the Rheem package unit product family.

Additional features: Features earth-friendly R-410A. The aluminized steel heat exchanger helps eliminate corrosion. The 14 SEER efficiency rating meets Energy Star® requirements. Commercial-grade sheet metal makes this cabinet structurally sound. This, combined with powder-coat paint, permits 1,000-hour salt spray rating and eliminates sharp edges.

Warranty information: Twenty-year limited stainless steel heat exchangers, one- to five-years limited all other parts.

Special installation requirements: None.

Contact: Rheem, Decatur, Ga.; attn: Doug Borkman, 404-270-1010; 404-270-1020 (fax); dougb@spauldingcommunications.com; www.rheemac.com.

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Robur Corp.

Model: GAHP-A heating-only air-to-water heat pump

Footprint (inches): 34 by 49

Serviceability features: Units contain self-diagnostic microprocessor control for ease of maintenance and service. Complete with four-digit LED readout to display supply and return water temperatures, diagnostic codes, unit parameters, and fault history.

Technical support: Available at 888-424-1800, 8 a.m.- 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, except holidays.

Technical support materials: Product installation, startup and maintenance manuals, spec sheets, submittal sheets.

Noise-reduction features: No mechanical compressors; unit noise is limited to the variable-speed condenser fan.

IAQ equipment supported: Manufacturer did not specify.

Thermostat compatibility: Compatible with most thermostats.

Replacement parts compatibility: Most parts are interchangeable.

Additional features: These heat pumps offer the highest heating efficiencies available for today’s market with an environmentally friendly system. Offered in factory-assembled modular configurations.

Warranty information: Up to five years when installed by a certified contractor.

Special installation requirements: Closed-loop hydronic heating system requirements.

Contact: Robur Corp., Evansville, Ind.; attn: Richard Halbig, 888-424-1800; 812-422-5117 (fax); sales@robur.com; www.robur.com/us.

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Model: Multi-AY Series outdoor boiler system

Footprint (inches): From 16 by 48 to 194 by 48

Serviceability features: Units contain self-diagnostic microprocessor control for ease of maintenance and service. Complete with four-digit LED readout to display supply and return water temperatures, diagnostic codes, unit parameters, and fault history.

Technical support: Available at 888-424-1800, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday through Friday, except holidays.

Technical support materials: Product installation, startup and maintenance manuals containing wire diagrams, diagnostic codes, and service instructions.

Noise-reduction features: Manufacturer did not specify.

IAQ equipment supported: Manufacturer did not specify.

Thermostat compatibility: Compatible with most thermostats.

Replacement parts compatibility: Most parts are interchangeable.

Additional features: Truly redundant and modular outdoor boiler system compatible with residential, commercial, and industrial applications built to specific heating requirements.

Warranty information: One-year limited.

Special installation requirements: Closed-loop hydronic heating system requirements.

Contact: Robur Corp., Evansville, Ind.; attn: Richard Halbig, 888-424-1800; 812-422-5117 (fax); sales@robur.com; www.robur.com/us.

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Ruud

Model: RKPL commercial series packaged unit

Footprint (inches): 35 (h) by 76 (d) by 47 (w)

Serviceability features: Each unit comes with an integrated blower-burner control board with built-in diagnostic capability that permits easier troubleshooting. The unit has easily removable filter, blower, gas heat, and compressor/control access panels for service. Number- and color-coded wiring helps facilitate service and maintenance. Common cabinet components allow for fewer parts to inventory. Externally mounted refrigerant gauge ports offer easier service diagnostics.

Technical support: Available from Ruud distributors throughout North America or at www.rheemote.net.

Technical support materials: Available from Ruud distributors throughout North America or at www.rheemote.net.

Noise-reduction features: The scroll compressor’s advanced technology results in quieter operation. Each compressor is mounted on grommets that dampen noise and vibration. Insulated panels also help reduce noise. Balanced fans and blowers help eliminate vibration. Structurally sound sheet metal and gasketing between panels prevent sound generation.

IAQ equipment supported: High latent-to-sensible cooling ratio results in significant humidity reductions. Filter rack can be changed from 1 to 2 inches; economizer or fresh air dampers can be installed to bring in clean air. Plastic drain pans facilitate cleaning. Foil-face insulation can be wiped clean.

Thermostat compatibility: Compatible with most thermostats, specifically 300, 200, and 100 Series thermostats.

Replacement parts compatibility: Commonality among the Ruud package unit product family.

Additional features: System uses earth-friendly R-410A. Aluminized steel heat exchanger helps eliminate corrosion. The 14 SEER efficiency rating meets Energy Star® requirements. Commercial-grade sheet metal makes this cabinet structurally sound. This, combined with powder-coat paint, permits 1,000-hour salt spray rating.

Warranty information: Twenty-year limited stainless steel heat exchangers, one- to five-years limited all other parts.

Special installation requirements: None.

Contact: Ruud, Decatur, Ga.; attn: Doug Borkman, 404-270- 1010; 404-270-1020 (fax); dougb@spauldingcommunications.com; www.rheemac.com.

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Samsung

Model: EH052 heat pump

Footprint (inches): 43 by 8 by 24 (indoor); 35 by 25 by 12 (outdoor)

Serviceability features: Both indoor and outdoor units feature self-diagnostics. All component access is faster and easier.

Technical support: Available at 717-243-2535, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Eastern, and at 562-699-6066, 8 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Pacific.

Technical support materials: Wiring diagrams, installation and service manuals, Samsung basic technical.

Noise-reduction features: Compressor blanket.

IAQ equipment supported: Indoor unit can bring in outside air.

Thermostat compatibility: Unit has a wired remote control standard; wireless remote optional.

Replacement parts compatibility: Some common components.

Additional features: Combines features of ductless mini-splits with low noise levels, enhanced dehumidification, and the ability to duct airflow to multiple registers for better air distribution.

Warranty information: Five-years compressor, three-year parts, 120-days limited labor.

Special installation requirements: Communication signal between indoor and outdoor units must be run in separate shielded wire. Electronic expansion valve is located in outdoor unit, so both refrigerant lines must be insulated, 5/16-inch gauge access port.

Contact: Samsung, Santa Fe Springs, Calif.; attn: John Miles, 562-699-6066; 562-699-4351 (fax); johnm@quietside.com; www.quietside.com.

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Tempstar

Model: CHE091 commercial split system heat pump

Footprint (inches): 59 (w) by 46 (d)

Serviceability features: Easier access to service valves on all models. Liquid and suction line service valves. Low voltage control wire terminal block.

Technical support: Factory-trained Technical Service Advisors (TSAs), on staff at local distributors, provide technical assistance and troubleshooting at the local level.

Technical support materials: Product information posted online at dealer Website (www.gotempstar.com) includes product spec sheets, I&O manuals, and technical support-parts manuals. Technical support materials are also available from local distributors.

Noise-reduction features: Features a single high-efficiency scroll compressor for quiet operation. These units are equipped with suction line accumulators that smooth out refrigerant management during mild ambient conditions and the transitions during defrost operation to eliminate sounds associated with the scroll compressors pumping liquid refrigerant.

IAQ equipment supported: Manufacturer did not specify.

Thermostat compatibility: Compatible with most thermostats.

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

Additional features: Copper tube-aluminum fin outdoor coil construction. PVC-coated steel wire condenser fan guards. Unit comes with a -20°F low-ambient device. Electronic defrost control ensures fast, efficient defrost cycle. Thermostatic expansion valve and suction accumulator are standard.

Warranty information: Five-years limited compressor, one-year limited parts. HELP® extended service agreement offers five- and 10-year extended service on parts and labor.

Special installation requirements: Meets ASHRAE 90.1 efficiency standard. High- and low-pressure switches, anti-cycle timer, and crankcase heater protect the compressor.

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

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Model: H4H3 commercial split system heat pump

Footprint (inches): 35 (w) by 37 (d)

Serviceability features: Easier access to service valves on all models. Fan motor in-line disconnect plug. Compressor access panel. Only two screws are removed to access the control panel.

Technical support: Factory-trained Technical Service Advisors (TSAs), on staff at local distributors, provide technical assistance and troubleshooting at the local level.

Technical support materials: Product information posted online at dealer Website (www.gotempstar.com) includes product spec sheets, I&O manuals, and technical support-parts manuals. Technical support materials are also available from local distributors.

Noise-reduction features: Two-speed fan motors, suction line accumulators, and compressor sound jackets contribute to quieter operation.

IAQ equipment supported: Manufacturer did not specify.

Thermostat compatibility: Compatible with most thermostats.

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

Additional features: Three-phase wiring monitor and protection. Integrated solid-state control with time-temperature defrost. Copper tube-aluminum fin coil and coated inlet grille with 3/ 8 -inch spacing for extra protection. Factory charged with R-410A.

Warranty information: Five-years limited compressor, one-year limited parts. HELP® extended service agreement offers five- and 10-year extended service on parts and labor.

Special installation requirements: Manufacturer did not specify.

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

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Trane

Model: Precedent T/YHC036E, 048E, 060E rooftop unit

Footprint (inches): 3,080 sq. in.

Serviceability features: ReliaTel microprocessor controls with colored wiring. Hinged access doors, easier to adjust ID fan idler mechanism for quick belt tensioning.

Technical support: Available through local Trane representative and factory support.

Technical support materials: RT-SVD03*-EN (Micro guide), Y_C, T_CSVB002-EN wiring manuals.

Noise-reduction features: Manufacturer did not specify.

IAQ equipment supported: Two-inch pleated filters, slide-out noncorrosive drain pan, CO2 sensing, low air-flow, CDQ (Cool Dry Quiet) curbs.

Thermostat compatibility: Compatible with most thermostats.

Replacement parts compatibility: Shares parts.

Additional features: Superior dehumidification capabilities with selections down to 200 cfm/nominal ton, ReliaTel controls, and enhanced lead-times.

Warranty information: Five-years compressor, five-years standard gas heat exchanger, 10-year stainless steel heat exchanger.

Special installation requirements: None. TXVs are standard.

Contact: Trane, Clarksville, Tenn.; attn: Shawn Wood, 931-645-6471; 931-648-5901 (fax); www.trane.com.

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Unico Inc.

Model: Unichiller RC reverse-cycle chiller

Footprint (inches): 18 (d) by 38 (w) by 46 (h)

Serviceability features: Comes precharged with the refrigerant of your choice; no refrigeration work is needed at the jobsite. “Simply run water and electric to the unit, and you are ready to begin heating and cooling,” the company said. Factory-tested performance, reliability.

Technical support: Available at www.unicosytem.com/productmanual with a live person available 7 a.m.-7 p.m. Central, Monday through Friday. Repeat chiller purchasers are in receipt of a cell number for after-hours and weekend calls.

Technical support materials: All details on technical data, specifications, and piping are available at www.unicosystem.com/productmanual. Consumer and sales literature available at www.unicosystem.com/lit. Customer service available at 800-527-0896.

Noise-reduction features: Compressor is in its own enclosed cabinet. Two condenser fans offer quieter operation.

IAQ equipment supported: Manufacturer did not specify.

Thermostat compatibility: Compatible with all thermostats.

Replacement parts compatibility: Replacement parts available through Unico and local distributors. Parts can be shipped anywhere in the continental U.S. within 24 hours of order.

Additional features: Water is the medium that provides heating and cooling to homes, offices, light industrial, and manufacturing process lines. There are no CFCs in the form of Freon in the structure being conditioned, the company said.

Warranty information: Standard one-year parts unconditional through Unico and local distributors. Certified contractors can extend an unconditional five-years parts warranty to the end user. Five-years compressor from the date of installation.

Special installation requirements: Training recommended for installation (www.unicosystem.com/training).

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

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WaterFurnace

Model: Envision NDV038 geothermal heat pump

Footprint (inches): Varying sizes; from 19 to 24 (h) by 23 to 34 (w) by 63 to 89 (w)

Serviceability features: Designed with the service technician in mind, the Envision Series product line features hinged doors for easier access to system components, field-adjustable filter racks, status lights on the front of the unit for field service, and onboard diagnostics to help technicians get it right every time, the company said.

Technical support: Commercial help available at 877-677-4420, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Eastern.

Technical support materials: Spec Catalogue SP1593, Installation Manual IM1593, Submittal SD1593.

Noise-reduction features: Units come with quiet-running, two-speed scroll compressors mounted on double-isolation plates made of acoustic metal. A compressor blanket and fully insulated cabinets make the product even quieter.

IAQ equipment supported: Dehumidification capabilities are enhanced by two-speed scroll compressors, which provide longer run-times, increasing air exchanges through the filtration system. The units also come with a standard MERV-11 air filter, which provides a larger surface area.

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

Replacement parts compatibility: Replacement parts are common with the residential package and split product lines.

Additional features: The product line is the most efficient heating and cooling system in its class, according to ARI category 13256 - 1 (WLHP) and (GLHP). In addition, the Envision Commercial 2-6 ton unit has the shortest product lead time in the industry, the company said.

Warranty information: Standard 18-month parts only; third-party extended warranties available.

Special installation requirements: Manufacturer did not specify.

Contact: WaterFurnace, Fort Wayne, Ind.; attn: Ryan Stauffer, 260-478-5667, ext. 3262; 800-783-5667 (fax); ryan.stauffer@waterfurnace.com; www.waterfurnace.com.

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York - A Johnson Controls Co.

Model: Affinity DNX packaged cooling-heating unit

Footprint (inches): 49 (l) by 47 (w) by 41 (h)

Serviceability features: A large, single panel covers the electrical and gas controls, making servicing easier. The blower compartment has an additional large panel with a built-in handle tab. Removing this panel allows the blower assembly to slide out for easier removal for maintenance and troubleshooting.

Technical support: First level of support provided by the distributor; factory support available to distributors and dealers by calling 877-874-7373 (877-UPG-SERV). Support is available 7 a.m.-6 p.m. Eastern.

Technical support materials: DNX, DNY, DNZ Affinity Series R-410A single package air conditioners technical guide.

Noise-reduction features: Upward airflow carries normal operating noise up and away from the occupied area. A rigid top panel isolates any motor sound. Isolator-mounted compressor, the QuietDrive™ system’s swept-wing fan design, and two-stage cooling provide quieter, efficient operation. The formed base pan also aids in sound alterations; its super-structure design strategically places embossments in the pan for strength and rigidity.

IAQ equipment supported: Manufacturer did not specify.

Thermostat compatibility: Designed to operate with 24-V electronic and electromechanical thermostats. All units can operate with two-stage heat/two-stage cool thermostats, with or without the economizer.

Replacement parts compatibility: Shares many components with other models of the Affinity family.

Additional features: The two-stage option allows the customer to choose between a single-stage furnace or a two-stage furnace.

Warranty information: Ten-year limited compressors, 20-year limited heat exchanger, five-year limited other parts. YorkCare™ extended warranty is available with total parts-and-labor coverage on the system for up to 10 years.

Special installation requirements: Installation time and costs are reduced by easier power and control wiring connections. All units are completely wired, charged with R-410A, and tested prior to shipment. Refrigerant charge and component part numbers are verified via computers at assembly. Equal size, side supply and return duct connections, allows easier hookup of ducts to match low crawl spaces without transition pieces.

Contact: York - A Johnson Controls Co., Norman, Okla.; attn: Tony Landers, 405-419-6246; 405-419-6749 (fax); tony.w.landers@jci.com; www.yorkupg.com.

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Publication date: 08/27/2007  

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