New Units To Cool The Summer Heat

April 20, 2004
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In addition to the Cooling Showcase residential/light commercial products chart provided on our home page (click on the Cooling Showcase link to view a PDF), The News is spotlighting the industry's latest residential/light commercial cooling products in the following feature. The manufacturers provided The News with the brief description of features included with each product. For more information, please contact the manufacturers or their distributors.

AirEase

Model: SHP12G heat pump

Footprint (in inches): 28 by 22, 30 by 26, and 38 by 34

Economizer availability: Not available.

Serviceability features: It incorporates the electrical controls in a corner post location while maintaining a large compressor access service door for easy installation and service. In addition, the service valves are mounted for easy access to the valve stems and gauge ports with improved brazing clearance, the company says. A similarly featured condenser product family is also available.

Technical support: Manufacturer did not specify.

Noise-reduction features: Quietshiftâ„¢ capable defrost operation.

Indoor air quality features: Manufacturer did not specify.

Thermostat compatibility: Compatible with most thermostats.

Replacement parts compatibility: Manufacturer didn't specify.

Additional features: It provides quiet operation with scroll compressors standard and Quietshift capable defrost operation, which lowers shifting noise during the defrost cycle, the company says.

Warranty information: Ten-year limited compressor and five-year limited parts.

Special installation requirements: Manufacturer didn't specify.

Contact: AirEase, Bellevue, Ohio; Attn: Shawn Marcy, 419-483-4840; 419-483-3557 (fax); www.airease.com.

eProduct #181

Amana

Model: RSC air conditioner

Footprint (in inches): 26 by 26, 29 by 29, and 35 by 35

Economizer availability: Not available.

Serviceability features: Swing-out control panel.

Technical support: Contact 888-593-9988 from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Central time, Monday through Friday.

Noise-reduction features: Decibel ratings as low as 73. Heavy, dense foam compressor sound cover. Low-rpm fan motor, wire fan discharge grille.

Indoor air quality features: Can be used with variable-speed indoor units.

Thermostat compatibility: Can be used with trade-available thermostats. Amana brand thermostats are available.

Replacement parts compatibility: It shares components with other Amana air conditioners.

Additional features: Consumer affairs department available at 877-254-4729.

Warranty information: Ten-year parts, 10-year compressor, and 10-year indoor coil. Assure extended warranty plan available.

Special installation requirements: Most ratings achieved with a fixed orifice expansion device.

Contact: Amana, Houston; Attn: Al Knight, Houston, 713-861-2500, ext. 660; 713-861-0772 (fax); al.knight2@goodmanmfg.com; www.amana-hac.com.

eProduct #182

Model: RSG air conditioner

Footprint (in inches): 35 by 35

Economizer availability: Not available.

Serviceability features: Swing-out control panel.

Technical support: Contact 888-593-9988 from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Central time, Monday through Friday.

Noise-reduction features: Wire fan discharge grille. Low-rpm fan motor. Decibel ratings as low as 72. Heavy compressor sound jackets.

Indoor air quality features: Can be used with variable-speed indoor units.

Thermostat compatibility: Can be used with trade-available thermostats. Amana brand thermostats are available.

Replacement parts compatibility: Shares components with other Amana air conditioners.

Additional features: Consumer affairs support available at 877-254-4729.

Warranty information: Ten-year parts. Lifetime limited available to the original owner. Assure extended warranty coverage available.

Special installation requirements: Systems use thermal expansion valves.

Contact: Amana, Houston; Attn: Al Knight, Houston, 713-861-2500, ext. 660; 713-861-0772 (fax); al.knight2@goodmanmfg.com; www.amana-hac.com.

eProduct #183

American Standard

Model: Heritage 18 heat pump/variable-speed air handler

Footprint (in inches): 41 (h) by 37 (w) by 34 (d) for heat pump

Economizer availability: Not available.

Serviceability features: It has Easy-Sessâ„¢ service access panels for easier installation, service, and maintenance, including heat pump coil cleaning. Reduction in size of 4- and 5-ton air handler from 26 inches to 23.5 inches to provide easier installation. While reducing the size, performance has been retained, the company says.

Technical support: Contact local American Standard distributor.

Noise-reduction features: Compressor sound insulators available on all models. Special fan and ICM motor design provides very quiet fan operation.

Indoor air quality features: Humidity control features include Comfort-Râ„¢ mode for greater dehumidification during cooling when matched with American Standard variable-speed indoor unit; two-stage cooling and heating for more consistent temperature levels and super-quiet operation, says the company. Air handler molded expansion blower technology reduces noise, the company states.

Thermostat compatibility: Needs two-stage cooling, three-stage heating heat pump thermostat for optimum operation.

Replacement parts compatibility: Shares some common parts with other Heritage heat pumps.

Additional features: Two-row Spine Fin™ coil provides very low airflow resistance for more efficiency transfer capabilities; Duration compressors; corrosion-resistant finish with SermaGuard™ rust-resistant fasteners; Durabase base pan; Energy Star® qualified. Air handler uses a semi-elliptical logarithmic expansion blower technology, which is designed to improve airflow capability while reducing noise.

Warranty information: Ten-year limited compressor, 10-year limited coil, and five-year limited on all other parts. Optional extended warranties available for 10-year parts and labor coverage.

Special installation requirements: Requires variable-speed indoor product.

Contact: American Standard, Tyler, Texas; Attn: Paul Trotter, 903-581-3300; 903-581-9070 (fax); paul.trotter@americanstandard.com; www.americanstandardair.com.

eProduct #184

Arcoaire

Model: X12+ Series air conditioner

Footprint (in inches): 33 (w) by 35 (d)

Economizer availability: Manufacturer did not specify.

Serviceability features: The unit provides several easy-access features, including a pop-off discharge grille for cleaning and inspection, longer service valve stubs for service valve heat protection, and a control panel cover that allows open access to refrigerant connections.

Technical support: A technical service advisor on staff at local distributors is available with technical assistance, troubleshooting. Technical training is available at ICP Mobile Training Centers at locations nationwide and at field schools held at participating distributor locations.

Noise-reduction features: Scroll compressors, top air discharge, and an enclosed fan motor significantly reduce operating noise, the company says.

Indoor air quality features: An enhanced fan motor enclosure protects against dirt, debris, and moisture.

Thermostat compatibility: Compatible with most thermostats.

Replacement parts compatibility: Standardized parts throughout the line.

Additional features: R-410A refrigerant used in this product is chlorine-free to prevent ozone-depleting emissions. The house-hugging design of these air conditioners allows installation as close as six inches from the home. This compact size makes handling easier and installation quicker, the company says.

Warranty information: It comes with a 10-year limited warranty on the compressor and a five-year limited warranty on parts. An extended service agreement is available on Arcoaire products; the Homeowner's Extended Labor Plan (HELP®) offers five- and 10-year plans.

Special installation requirements: R-410A installation requires special training and certification.

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

eProduct #185

Model: X14 Series air conditioner

Footprint (in inches): 24.75 to 33 (w) by 26.5 to 35 (d)

Economizer availability: Manufacturer did not specify.

Serviceability features: It features a redesigned control panel cover that allows access to refrigerant connections without removing the control panel cover. Access discharge grille pops off for cleaning and inspection with removal of four screws. Longer service valve stubs allow easy access and protect service valves from heat, the company says.

Technical support: A technical service advisor on staff at local distributors is available with technical assistance, troubleshooting. Technical training available at ICP Mobile Training Centers at locations nationwide and at field schools held at participating distributor locations.

Noise-reduction features: Scroll compressors and top air discharge provide quieter operation.

Indoor air quality features: Manufacturer did not specify.

Thermostat compatibility: Compatible with most thermostats.

Replacement parts compatibility: Standardized parts throughout the line.

Additional features: The compact design of these air conditioners makes handling easier and installation quicker, the company says. Built for narrow clearance, these condensing units can be installed only six inches from the home.

Warranty information: It comes with a 10-year limited warranty on the compressor and five-year limited warranty on parts. An extended service agreement is available on Arcoaire products; the Homeowner's Extended Labor Plan (HELP®) offers a five-year extended labor limited warranty and a 10-year extended parts and labor limited warranty.

Special installation requirements: Manufacturer did not specify.

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

eProduct #186

Armstrong Air

Model: SCU13H split-system condenser

Footprint (in inches): Varies.

Economizer availability: Not available.

Serviceability features: It incorporates the electrical controls in a corner post location while maintaining a large compressor access service door for installation and service. The service valves are mounted for easy access to the valve stems and gauge ports with improved brazing clearance, the company says. A similarly featured heat pump product family, SHP12H, also is available.

Technical support: Available at 419-483-2610 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday.

Noise-reduction features: Factory-installed sound blanket standard.

Indoor air quality features: Manufacturer did not specify.

Thermostat compatibility: Compatible with most thermostats.

Replacement parts compatibility: Manufacturer didn't specify.

Additional features: Provides quiet operation with a compressor blanket standard and durable, full metal jacket coil protection.

Warranty information: Ten-year limited compressor and five-year limited parts.

Special installation requirements: TXV required.

Contact: Armstrong Air, Bellevue, Ohio; Attn: Shawn Marcy, 419-483-4840; www.aac-inc.com.

eProduct #187

Bard Manufacturing Co.

Model: GSV Series Specialist ground-source packaged heat pump

Footprint (in inches): 26 to 27 (d) by 48 to 55.5 (h) by 27.5 to 32.5 (w)

Economizer availability: Manufacturer did not specify.

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

Technical support: Available through local Bard distributor network.

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

Indoor air quality features: Manufacturer did not specify.

Thermostat compatibility: Compatible with most heat pump thermostats.

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

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

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

Special installation requirements: Manufacturer did not specify.

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

eProduct #188

Model: HAC Series, horizontal-discharge air conditioner

Footprint (in inches): 15 (d) by 26 to 32 (h) by 40 to 50 (w)

Economizer availability: Manufacturer did not specify.

Serviceability features: Horizontal discharge, minimum clearances, stacking capability, external base valves, front service access, matching A coils.

Technical support: Available through local Bard distributor network.

Noise-reduction features: Compressor/service compartment insulated to reduce noise levels. Large fan blade is designed to allow large amounts of air to move at low motor speed. Low-rpm motor.

Indoor air quality features: Manufacturer did not specify.

Thermostat compatibility: Compatible with most thermostats.

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

Additional features: Horizontal discharge airflow; ability to be stacked, which makes it an excellent product for applications with limited space, says the company; optional coated condenser coils for units installed in corrosive areas.

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

Special installation requirements: None.

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

eProduct #189

Bryant Heating And Cooling Systems

Model: 574B Evolution 13 Series packaged gas heat/electric cool

Footprint (in inches): 33 by 48 or 44 by 48

Economizer availability: Available. Contact local Bryant distributor.

Serviceability features: Direct-drive fan motors, single-panel accessibility to serviceable components, in-shot burners, easily convertible duct configuration.

Technical support: Contact local Bryant distributor or call 800-428-4326 for technical support.

Noise-reduction features: Special vibration isolation compressor grommets. Sound ratings as low as 72 dB.

Indoor air quality features: This unit offers Perfect Humidityâ„¢ technology, featuring variable-speed indoor blower motor. Can give up to 30 times better dehumidification, and economical constant fan can run for less than $50 a year, claims the company.

Thermostat compatibility: Unit will work with most thermostats, however it is recommended that it be installed with the Thermidistatâ„¢ to take advantage of Perfect Humidity technology.

Replacement parts compatibility: Shares most parts with other Bryant SPP units.

Additional features: Offers standard ECM variable-speed blower motor and TXV. This unit is also capable of providing Perfect Humidity technology for added comfort, says the company.

Warranty information: Five-year limited on all parts, 10-year limited compressor, and 15-year limited heat exchanger.

Special installation requirements: None.

Contact: Bryant Heating and Cooling Systems, Indianapolis; 800-428-4326; 800-844-2042 (fax); www.bryant.com.

eProduct #190

Model: Evolution two-speed Puron-plus 698B heat pump and 598B air conditioner

Footprint (in inches): Manufacturer did not specify.

Economizer availability: Manufacturer did not specify.

Serviceability features: On-board diagnostics tell the service technician of low-speed operation, high-speed operation, low- and high-voltage protection, and component failure identification.

Technical support: Contact 888-999-2792.

Noise-reduction features: Sound blanket, internal and external compressor mufflers, and special isolation grommets.

Indoor air quality features: The 50/50 split of low- and high-speed capacity delivers longer low-speed run cycles. These heat pumps can deliver up to 20 degrees F warmer air than a standard heat pump, the company says. The longer run cycles allow for humidification in winter months, dehumidification in summer months and during both seasons, whole-house air filtration.

Thermostat compatibility: Bryant Thermidistat and the Evolution control are recommended.

Replacement parts compatibility: Shares common parts.

Additional features: Uses Puron refrigerant.

Warranty information: Ten-year limited compressor and five-year limited on entire unit.

Special installation requirements: A Puron balance port hard shut-off TXV is required, which is factory installed on CK5P evaporator coils, FX and FE fancoils.

Contact: Bryant Heating and Cooling Systems, Indianapolis; 888-999-2792; www.bryant.com.

eProduct #191

Carrier

Model: 48XP Infinity 13 Series packaged gas heat/electric cool

Footprint (in inches): 33 by 48 or 44 by 48

Economizer availability: Available, contact local Carrier distributor.

Serviceability features: Direct-drive fan motors, single-panel accessibility to serviceable components, in-shot burners, easily convertible duct configuration.

Technical support: Contact local Carrier distributor or 800-227-7437 for technical support.

Noise-reduction features: Special vibration isolation compressor grommets, sound ratings as low as 72 dB.

Indoor air quality features: Offers Ideal Humidityâ„¢ technology featuring variable-speed indoor blower motor. Can give better dehumidification, and economical constant fan can run for less than $50 a year, claims the company.

Thermostat compatibility: Unit will work with most thermostats, however it is recommended that it be installed with the Thermidistatâ„¢ to take advantage of Ideal Humidity technology.

Replacement parts compatibility: Shares most parts with other SPP units.

Additional features: Offers standard ECM variable-speed blower motor and TXV. This unit is also capable of providing Ideal Humidity technology for added comfort, the company says.

Warranty information: Five-year limited all parts, 10-year limited compressor, and 15-year limited heat exchanger.

Special installation requirements: None.

Contact: Carrier, Indianapolis; 800-227-7437; 800-844-2042 (fax); www.carrier.com.

eProduct #192

Model: 40BN StreamLine high-wall ductless split system

Footprint (in inches): 12 by 43 by 7; 12 by 55 by 8; 14 by 71 by 8

Economizer availability: Not available.

Serviceability features: Easily installed and maintained, the company says. Includes automatic restart; automatic diagnostics; and vital function protection against coil freezing, overheating, coolant pressure loss, voltage fluctuations, and power failures.

Technical support: Available at 800-227-7437.

Noise-reduction features: Sound attenuation with Silent Partner aerodynamics.

Indoor air quality features: Washable filters for flexible maintenance. Easy access to coils and cleanable condensate pans.

Thermostat compatibility: The system operates via a remote control device that has a built-in temperature sensor. As a result, the system responds to the comfort needs of room occupants rather than measuring temperature at a fixed location on the wall.

Replacement parts compatibility: Shares replacement parts.

Additional features: 18,000, 24,000, 30,000 and 36,000 Btu. Ideal for a variety of residential and light commercial applications, the company says.

Warranty information: One-year parts, five-year compressor. Optional extended warranties of two to five years on parts and one to five years on labor.

Special installation requirements: Utilizes a low-voltage control wire that makes installation easier and more flexible while saving on the amount of wiring required for installation.

Contact: Carrier, Syracuse, N.Y.; 800-227-7437; 315-433-7626 (fax); contact@carrier.utc.com; www.carrier.com.

eProduct #193

Model: Infinity 18 air conditioner

Footprint (in inches): Manufacturer did not specify.

Economizer availability: Not available.

Serviceability features: It walks installers through the set-up with easy-to-understand screens. Service technicians can troubleshoot the entire system solely from the outdoor unit. They can also access run history, including the last 10 faults with the exact time the faults occurred. The system also alerts consumers when a malfunction is pending.

Technical support: Contact 800-227-7437.

Noise-reduction features: Manufacturer did not specify.

Indoor air quality features: The easy-to-view accessory status helps homeowners keep tabs on the filter, humidifier, UV, and ventilators to keep them running. It automatically detects when the filter needs changing by monitoring static pressure in the ductwork. Reminders displaying the dealer's contact information pop up, telling consumers when maintenance is required.

Thermostat compatibility: Requires the Infinity Control to operate.

Replacement parts compatibility: The Infinity Control has no replacement parts.

Additional features: The system is self-configuring, so technicians can just plug-and-play and walk away, says the company. Installation has been simplified down to one wiring diagram and four wires. The Infinity Control doubles as a service tool, providing system-wide diagnostics. Integrated, centralized control of temperature, humidity, and IAQ.

Warranty information: Five-year standard.

Special installation requirements: No special requirements.

Contact: Carrier; 800-227-7437; contact@carrier.utc.com; www.carrier.com.

eProduct #194

Century

Model: HMH30AS-1 ductless mini-split heat pump

Footprint (in inches): Inside: 49 (w) by 13 (h) by 8 (d); Outside: 34 (w) by 31 (h) by 12 (d)

Economizer availability: Not available.

Serviceability features: Diagnostic lights help indicate any operational problems.

Technical support: Available at 517-787-2100, Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Eastern time.

Noise-reduction features: Manufacturer did not specify.

Indoor air quality features: Cleanable air filters of antibacterial material.

Thermostat compatibility: Operated by wireless remote (included with unit). Integral thermostat.

Replacement parts compatibility: Parts are unique to mini-split line.

Additional features: 10.5-SEER rating, large capacity for large rooms/spaces where ductwork isn't possible or practical, and 30,000-Btuh capacity.

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

Special installation requirements: Single hole for connection of indoor and outdoor sections (air handler and condenser).

Contact: Century, Jackson, Mich.; Attn: LeeAnne Perkins, 517-787-2100; 517-787-9341 (fax); www.heatcontroller.com.

eProduct #195

Model: PC48-1 packaged mobile home unit

Footprint (in inches): 26 (h) by 58 (w) by 30 (d)

Economizer availability: Not available.

Serviceability features: Charging ports and all electrical connections are easily accessed. Condenser fan motor lifts off with top grille for easy access to the compressor, the company says.

Technical support: Available at 517-787-2100, Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Eastern time.

Noise-reduction features: Resilient mounts and extra bracing under the compressor reduce vibration. Precision-balanced fan is ultra quiet, says the company.

Indoor air quality features: Manufacturer did not specify.

Thermostat compatibility: Compatible with most thermostats.

Replacement parts compatibility: Shares replacement parts with other models, including RSC and RSD lines.

Additional features: Factory-mounted round duct flanges are designed to simplify installation to existing ductwork. Built-in supply damper prevents backdrafting if more than one air circulator is used in a common duct system.

Warranty information: Five-year compressor, one-year other parts.

Special installation requirements: None. Can be positioned on slab or blocks. Connects to existing ductwork.

Contact: Century, Jackson, Mich.; Attn: LeeAnne Perkins, 517-787-2100; 517-787-9341 (fax); www.heatcontroller.com.

eProduct #196

ClimateMaster

Model: Two-speed Tranquility packaged geothermal heat pump.

Footprint (in inches): 25 (w) by 31 (d)

Economizer availability: Not available.

Serviceability features: Five easy lift-out service panels are conveniently located and a low-profile control box allows easy access to all points of the refrigerant circuit, says the company. All sizes have removable blower inlet rings for blower service/replacement. Schrader ports are located for service convenience. Advanced unit controls offer easy diagnostics including a Unit Performance Sentinel.

Technical support: Available at 800-299-9747, Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Central time.

Noise-reduction features: The heat pump has a quiet, fully insulated cabinet. The compressor is externally isolated using dual-vibration isolation system for extra quiet operation, the company says. Incorporates two sets of isolation grommets, one set under the compressor and the other between the compressor mounting tray and unit base.

Indoor air quality features: Foil-faced insulation in blower section eliminates fiberglass particles in the supply airstream, says the company.

Thermostat compatibility: Compatible with most heat pump thermostats on the market.

Replacement parts compatibility: Shares parts with all units in its line.

Additional features: The most efficient space conditioning system available, claims the company.

Warranty information: Standard 10-year limited on all major refrigerant circuit components. Five-year limited on all remaining covered components.

Special installation requirements: Manufacturer did not specify.

Contact: ClimateMaster, Oklahoma City, Okla.; Attn: John Bailey, 405-745-6000; 405-745-6058 (fax); jjba@aol.com; www.climatemaster.com.

eProduct #197

Coleman

Model: Echelon 2S and 3S Series 12- and 13- SEER air conditioners

Footprint (in inches): 37 (l) by 31 (w)

Economizer availability: Not available.

Serviceability features: Access panel with handle for easy compressor access; sliding full-access control box; and an isolated compressor compartment, easy-access side discharge service valves and an adjustable knockout plate to make wiring easy, says the company.

Technical support: First level of support provided by distributor; factory support available to distributors and dealers by calling 877-874-7378. Support is available from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Eastern time.

Noise-reduction features: A high-efficiency scroll is isolated behind an advanced composite material to further reduce transmitted compressor noise. An advanced fan design also reduces noise, while a composite base pan distributes and dampens sound.

Indoor air quality features: Compatible with a complete line of Coleman residential IAQ products.

Thermostat compatibility: Compatible with most thermostats.

Replacement parts compatibility: Shares replacement parts with other models. Components are standardized.

Additional features: Customer research influenced the Echelon's stylish and rugged design, says the company. The units are energy efficient and environmentally friendly (13-SEER model uses R-410A and is Energy Star® qualified). The unit features an innovative fan design and new composite material.

Warranty information: Five-year parts and 10-year compressor. Optional Coleman Performance Promiseâ„¢ comfort plan offers up to 10 years of total parts and labor coverage.

Special installation requirements: None.

Contact: Coleman, Norman, Okla.; Attn: Mickey Smith, 405-419-6541; 405-419-6545 (fax); mickey.smith@york.com; www.colemanac.com.

eProduct #198

Model: Echelon 2S and 3S Series 12- and 13- SEER heat pumps

Footprint (in inches): 37 (l) by 31 (w)

Economizer availability: Not available.

Serviceability features: Access panel with handle for easy compressor access; sliding full-access control box; and an isolated compressor compartment, easy-access side discharge service valves, and an adjustable knockout plate to make wiring easy, the company says.

Technical support: First level of support provided by distributor; factory support available to distributors and dealers by calling 877-874-7378. Support is available from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Eastern time.

Noise-reduction features: A high-efficiency scroll is isolated behind an advanced composite material to further reduce transmitted compressor noise. Fan design also reduces noise, while a composite base pan distributes and dampens sound.

Indoor air quality features: Compatible with a complete line of Coleman residential IAQ products.

Thermostat compatibility: Compatible with most thermostats.

Replacement parts compatibility: Shares replacement parts with other models. Components are standardized for easier stocking and replacement.

Additional features: Customer research influenced the Echelon's stylish and rugged design. The units are energy efficient and environmentally friendly (13-SEER model uses R-410A and is Energy Star® qualified). Unit has an innovative fan design and new composite material.

Warranty information: Five-year parts and ten-year compressor. Optional Coleman Performance Promiseâ„¢ comfort plan offers up to 10 years of total parts and labor coverage.

Special installation requirements: None.

Contact: Coleman, Norman, Okla.; Attn: Mickey Smith, 405-419-6541; 405-419-6545 (fax); mickey.smith@york.com; www.colemanac.com.

eProduct #199

Comfort-Aire

Model: HMH36AT-1 ductless mini-split tri-zone heat pump

Footprint (in inches): Indoor section: 11 by 35 by 7; Outdoor section: 42 by 34 by 13

Economizer availability: Not available.

Serviceability features: Diagnostic lights help identify any operational problems.

Technical support: Available at 517-787-2100, Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Eastern time.

Noise-reduction features: Three-speed fan provides balanced airflow for ultra-quiet operation.

Indoor air quality features: Manufacturer did not specify.

Thermostat compatibility: Operated by three individual remotes, one for each indoor air handler.

Replacement parts compatibility: Does not share parts with other models.

Additional features: 12 SEER; indoor units use low-voltage wiring to speed installation; full range of features including automatic temperature and fan speed modes, on-off timer.

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

Special installation requirements: One 2-3/4-inch hole is required to connect each indoor unit with the outside condenser.

Contact: Comfort-Aire, Jackson, Mich.; Attn: LeeAnne Perkins, 517-787-2100; 517-787-9341 (fax); www.heatcontroller.com.

eProduct #200

Model: RSD1036-1 central air conditioning condensing unit

Footprint (in inches): 26 (h) by 21 (w) by 21 (d)

Economizer availability: Not available.

Serviceability features: Waterproof control box houses all controls, is easily accessed; top fan/air discharge assembly removes in one piece for quick access to components, the company says.

Technical support: Available at 517-787-2100, Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Eastern time.

Noise-reduction features: Top air minimizes operating noise.

Indoor air quality features: Manufacturer did not specify.

Thermostat compatibility: Compatible with most thermostats.

Replacement parts compatibility: Shares replacement parts with other models.

Additional features: Full metal jacket protects coil. Wraparound coil provides maximum surface. Raised base keeps moisture away from components to prevent corrosion.

Warranty information: 12-year compressor, six-year parts.

Special installation requirements: None.

Contact: Comfort-Aire, Jackson, Mich.; Attn: LeeAnne Perkins, 517-787-2100; 517-787-9341 (fax); www.heatcontroller.com.

eProduct #201

Comfortmaker

Model: SoftSound 1200 Series air conditioner

Footprint (in inches): 25 to 33 (w) by 27 to 35 (d)

Economizer availability: Manufacturer didn't specify.

Serviceability features: Re-designed control panel cover allows access to refrigerant connections without re-moving the control panel cover. The patented "easy view" control panel is sloped at a 45-degree angle so you can see all controls while standing up. The easy access discharge grille pops off for cleaning and inspection with removal of four screws.

Technical support: A technical service advisor on staff at local distributors is available with technical assistance and troubleshooting. Technical training available at ICP Mobile Training Centers at locations nationwide and at field schools held at participating distributor locations.

Noise-reduction features: Scroll compressors provide quiet operation.

Indoor air quality features: Manufacturer did not specify.

Thermostat compatibility: Compatible with most thermostats.

Replacement parts compatibility: Standardized parts throughout the line.

Additional features: Compact design. Units are built for narrow clearance, making it possible to install the condensing unit six inches from the home.

Warranty information: Ten-year limited compressor and five-year limited parts. An extended service agreement is available on Comfortmaker products; the Homeowner's Extended Labor Plan (HELP®) offers five- and 10-year plans.

Special installation requirements: Manufacturer didn't specify.

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

eProduct #202

Model: SoftSound 1400R Series air conditioner

Footprint (in inches): 33 (w) by 35 (d)

Economizer availability: Manufacturer did not specify.

Serviceability features: Access to refrigerant connections without removing the control panel cover. A slanted top design provides technicians an "easy view" of controls while standing up. The pop-off discharge grille allows cleaning and inspection with removal of four screws.

Technical support: A technical service advisor on staff at local distributors is available with technical assistance and troubleshooting. Technical training available at ICP Mobile Training Centers at locations nationwide and at field schools held at participating distributor locations.

Noise-reduction features: Scroll compressor equipped with compressor sound jackets and a fan motor enclosure.

Indoor air quality features: Fan motor enclosure blocks dirt and debris.

Thermostat compatibility: Compatible with most thermostats.

Replacement parts compatibility: Standardized parts throughout the line.

Additional features: Uses R-410A, an environmentally friendly, chlorine-free refrigerant. Built for easier handling and quicker installation, these compactly designed air conditioners allow installation of the condensing unit six inches from the home. An enhanced coil guard provides extra coil protection, the company says.

Warranty information: Ten-year limited compressor and five-year limited parts. An extended service agreement is available on Comfortmaker products; the Homeowner's Extended Labor Plan (HELP®) offers five- and 10-year plans.

Special installation requirements: Installation of R-410A requires special training and certification.

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

eProduct #203

Concord

Model: CHU12 heat pump

Footprint (in inches): 23 by 23 and 30 by 30

Economizer availability: Not available.

Serviceability features: Features convenient access to full shut-off sweat connection service valves with access ports. A similarly featured condenser product family is also available.

Technical support: Manufacturer did not specify.

Noise-reduction features: Manufacturer did not specify.

Indoor air quality features: Manufacturer did not specify.

Thermostat compatibility: Compatible with most thermostats.

Replacement parts compatibility: Manufacturer did not specify.

Additional features: Provides quiet operation with scroll compressors standard.

Warranty information: Ten-year limited compressor and five-year limited parts.

Special installation requirements: Manufacturer didn't specify.

Contact: Concord, Bellevue, Ohio; Attn: Shawn Marcy, 419-483-4840; 419-483-3557 (fax); www.concord-air.com.

eProduct #204

Ducane

Model: SH10B packaged heat pump

Footprint (in inches): 32 by 39 by 39 and 36 by 47 by 47

Economizer availability: Available by contacting local Ducane distributor.

Serviceability features: Electrical components located high in cabinet behind a single removable side panel for easy access.

Technical support: Available at 803-284-3322 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Eastern time.

Noise-reduction features: Not available.

Indoor air quality features: Manufacturer did not specify.

Thermostat compatibility: Compatible with most thermostats.

Replacement parts compatibility: Shares replacement parts.

Additional features: Manufacturer did not specify.

Warranty information: Five-year parts, 10-year compressor.

Special installation requirements: Manufacturer didn't specify.

Contact: Ducane, Blackville, S.C.; Attn: Donna Brower, 803-284-3822; 803-284-2833 (fax); donna.brower@excel-csi.com; www.ducanehvac.com.

eProduct #205

Model: SH12B packaged heat pump

Footprint (in inches): 32 by 40 by 40 and 36 by 49 by 49

Economizer availability: Available by contacting local Ducane distributor.

Serviceability features: Electrical components are located high in cabinet behind a single removable panel for easy access.

Technical support: Available at 803-284-3322 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Eastern time.

Noise-reduction features: Not available.

Indoor air quality features: Manufacturer did not specify.

Thermostat compatibility: Compatible with most thermostats.

Replacement parts compatibility: Shares replacement parts.

Additional features: Manufacturer did not specify.

Warranty information: Five-year parts and compressor.

Special installation requirements: Manufacturer didn't specify.

Contact: Ducane, Blackville, S.C.; Attn: Donna Brower, 803-284-3822; 803-284-2833 (fax); donna.brower@excel-csi.com; www.ducanehvac.com.

eProduct #206

EnStar

Model: ENWB-09 ductless split system

Footprint (in inches): Indoor unit: 46 by 11; Outdoor unit: 39 by 15

Economizer availability: Not available.

Serviceability features: Compact suitcase style and easy to install, the company says.

Technical support: Available at 604-276-8641 or 604-276-8681 (fax) Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Pacific time.

Noise-reduction features: Super-quiet unit design with four-speed fan and ultra-quiet rotary compressors, the company says.

Indoor air quality features: All units have a removable active carbon filter for easy cleaning. Four-speed fans ensure proper air circulation, the company says.

Thermostat compatibility: Each unit has a wireless remote control/thermostat that adjusts temperature, operating mode, fan speed, and the 12-hour on-off timer.

Replacement parts compatibility: Product has many common parts.

Additional features: High SEER system. It utilizes a four-speed fan and auto-swing feature to better distribute air throughout the room. The unit has four functions: cooling, heating, dehumidification, and fan-only. Active carbon filter and wireless remote are key features of this product.

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

Special installation requirements: None.

Contact: EnStar, Richmond, B.C., Canada; Attn: Douglas Schrank, 315-635-9479; 604-276-8681 (fax); henrywang@enstar-hvac.com; www.enstar-hvac.com.

eProduct #207

Fedders

Model: C12 high-efficiency condensing unit

Footprint (in inches): 22 (w) by 22 (d) by 23 (h) to 30 (w) by 30 (d) by 39 (h)

Economizer availability: Manufacturer did not specify.

Serviceability features: Control box allows front access to all electrical components. Fan guard assembly is easily removed for access to fan motor. Brass service valves have gauge access ports.

Technical support: Available Monday through Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., toll free at 866-829-2440.

Noise-reduction features: Manufacturer did not specify.

Indoor air quality features: Manufacturer did not specify.

Thermostat compatibility: Matching fancoils are compatible with most thermostats.

Replacement parts compatibility: Shares many of the same components as the C10 Series condensing unit.

Additional features: Features an attractive full metal coil jacket, a compact footprint for easy installation, and a high-gloss powder coat paint on all sheet metal surfaces, the company says.

Warranty information: Ten-year limited compressor, five-year all parts.

Special installation requirements: Manufacturer did not specify.

Contact: Fedders, Liberty Corner, N.J.; Attn: Beth Marotta, 908-604-8686; 908-604-9317 (fax); bmarotta@fedders.com; www.fedders.com.

eProduct #208

Model: Ductless split systems

Footprint (in inches): Inside units: 33 by 14 by 9 or 40 by 13 by 8; outside units: 37 by 24 by 14 or 42 by 29 by 18

Economizer availability: Manufacturer did not specify.

Serviceability features: Electronic control has built-in diagnostic functions. Front grille is removable for easy access to indoor unit components and cleaning.

Technical support: Available Monday through Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., toll free at 866-829-2440.

Noise-reduction features: Manufacturer did not specify.

Indoor air quality features: Offers the consumer an easy-to-clean, reusable air purifying filter and an "antimold" blower wheel.

Thermostat compatibility: The integrated electronic control and wireless remote control provide all thermostat control functions without the need for a separate thermostat.

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

Additional features: A low-voltage connection between the outdoor unit and indoor unit provides all power for the indoor unit. The units offer ultra-quiet operation (as low as 26 dBA), an energy-efficiency rating of 10 SEER, and cool-only and heat pump versions, the company says.

Warranty information: One-year limited parts and five-year parts only limited compressor.

Special installation requirements: Manufacturer did not specify.

Contact: Fedders, Liberty Corner, N.J.; Attn: Beth Marotta, 908-604-8686; 908-604-9317 (fax); bmarotta@fedders.com; www.fedders.com.

eProduct #209

First Co.

Model: UCQ/UC-HW upflow recessed wall or closet hydronic fancoils

Footprint (in inches): 22 by 18 or 22 by 21

Economizer availability: Not available.

Serviceability features: All components, including the filters, are accessible from the front of the unit. Electrical components are mounted on the blower assembly for easier serviceability. Condensate drain connections (primary and secondary) are easily accessible by removing two cover plate screws.

Technical support: Available from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Central time at 214-388-5751.

Noise-reduction features: Completely insulated cabinet.

Indoor air quality features: All condensate drain pans are sloped to ensure proper drainage and minimize the possibility of standing water, the company says.

Thermostat compatibility: Compatible with standard 24-volt thermostats.

Replacement parts compatibility: Shares some common components with other First Co. fancoils.

Additional features: High-efficiency coils offer up to 12 SEER with most manufacturers. All UCQ/UC-HW products have the same cabinet width, which allows standard stud spacing for recessed wall mounting. Hot water coil assemblies and electrical components are easy to service and remove, the company says. Decorative wall panels, pump timers, TXVs, and various other kits are available.

Warranty information: One-year all parts.

Special installation requirements: Higher SEER may require TXV kit.

Contact: First Co., Dallas; Attn: Roger Cummins, 214-388-5751; 214-388-2255 (fax); rcummins@firstco.com; www.firstco.com.

eProduct #210

Friedrich Air Conditioning Co.

Model: Quietmaster heavy-duty room air conditioner

Footprint (in inches): 20 (h) by 28 (w) by 33 (d)

Economizer availability: Not available.

Serviceability features: Slide-out chassis makes service access easy. Easy-to-clean filter with antimicrobial treatment.

Technical support: Factory service available from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Central time at 210-357-4400, ext. 723.

Noise-reduction features: Scroll compressor and solid sheet metal inner wall provide ultra-quiet operation.

Indoor air quality features: Money Saver setting saves money by cycling the fan with the compressor, says the company. Fresh air intake and stale air exhaust. Easy-to-clean antimicrobial filter. Mounts in window, wall, or transom.

Thermostat compatibility: Dial is the thermostat.

Replacement parts compatibility: Shares replacement parts.

Additional features: Largest capacity AHAM-listed room air conditioner.

Warranty information: None.

Special installation requirements: Manufacturer didn't specify.

Contact: Friedrich Air Conditioning Co., San Antonio, Texas; Attn: Sales Department, 800-541-6645; 210-357-4480 (fax); sales@friedrich.com; www.friedrich.com.

eProduct #211

Model: Wallmaster through-the-wall room air conditioners

Footprint (in inches): 16.75 (h) by 27 (w) by 23 (d)

Economizer availability: Not available.

Serviceability features: Unit slides out of sleeve for easy serviceability. Easy-to-clean filter with antimicrobial treatment for protection against fungal and bacterial growth.

Technical support: Factory service available from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Central time at 210-357-4400, ext. 723.

Noise-reduction features: Solid sheet metal inner wall with insulation provides ultra-quiet operation.

Indoor air quality features: Easy-to-clean antimicrobial filter, three-speed fan, easy-to-reach top-mount controls. Remote control comes with electronic units.

Thermostat compatibility: Not applicable.

Replacement parts compatibility: Shares replacement parts.

Additional features: Extremely high energy efficiency, says the company.

Warranty information: One-year all parts. Second through fifth years cover sealed refrigeration system.

Special installation requirements: None.

Contact: Friedrich Air Conditioning Co., San Antonio, Texas; Attn: Sales Department, 800-541-6645; 210-357-4480 (fax); sales@friedrich.com; www.friedrich.com.

eProduct #212

Frigidaire

Model: FT4BF split system heat pump

Footprint (in inches): 30.5 by 30.5

Economizer availability: Not applicable.

Serviceability features: ComfortAlert module detects system and electrical problem conditions. Easy compressor and control access. Five-minute anti-short cycle protection, easy-access full service refrigerant valves, removable top-grille assembly for quick service without disconnecting fan motor leads.

Technical support: Technical service group available at 800-422-4328 from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Central time. Technical literature library available online at www.nordyne.com.

Noise-reduction features: One-piece top orifice and heavy-duty PSC motor provide quiet operation as well as the new Sweptwing fan blade, which will be introduced this spring, the company says.

Indoor air quality features: Variable-speed air handlers are available with special dehumidification function.

Thermostat compatibility: Two-stage thermostat recommended for optimum performance.

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

Additional features: Includes high- and low-pressure switches; discharge thermostat; liquid line drier; durable, attractive louvered cabinet to protect unit from debris.

Warranty information: Eight-year all parts, 10-year compressor. Five-year quality pledge to replace unit if the compressor fails in the first five years when installed with a matched Frigidaire indoor air handler or coil.

Special installation requirements: None.

Contact: Frigidaire, O'Fallon, Mo.; Attn: Marc Delaurent, 636-561-7477; 636-561-7365 (fax); delaurentm@nordyne.com; www.frigidaire.net.

eProduct #213

Fujitsu General America

Model: Halcyon System 36CX ductless split system

Footprint (in inches): 10-5/8 (h) by 45-1/4 (w) by 11-1/4 (d)

Economizer availability: Not available.

Serviceability features: Drain pan is easily removed while unit is mounted to the wall, the company says.

Technical support: Available at 973-575-0381 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Eastern time.

Noise-reduction features: 43 dBA on low speed.

Indoor air quality features: Dry Mode runs the fan speed very low and cycles the compressor to prioritize moisture removal during mild humid conditions.

Thermostat compatibility: Supplied with wireless remote controller.

Replacement parts compatibility: The unit's parts are unique.

Additional features: Large capacity in a smaller footprint than any others, claims the company. In fact this is smaller than the current 18,000-Btu model. The design allows for more air throw across a room, says the company.

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

Special installation requirements: Capillary tube is installed on the outdoor unit, both pipes must be insulated and separate.

Contact: Fujitsu General America, Fairfield, N.J.; Attn: Christina Kazantzis, 973-575-0380; 973-836-0429 (fax); hvac@fujitsugeneral.com; www.fujitsugeneral.com.

eProduct #214

Goodman Manufacturing

Model: CLQ air conditioner

Footprint (in inches): 29 by 29 and 35 by 35

Economizer availability: Not available.

Serviceability features: Contactor with lug connections and a ground lug provided.

Technical support: Available at 888-593-9988 from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Central time, Monday through Friday.

Noise-reduction features: Decibel ratings as low as 74. Dense, heavy sound jackets; low-rpm fan motors and wire fan discharge grilles.

Indoor air quality features: Can be used with variable-speed indoor units.

Thermostat compatibility: Can be used with trade-available thermostats. Goodman brand thermostats are available.

Replacement parts compatibility: Uses components found on other Goodman air conditioners.

Additional features: Consumer affairs support available at 877-254-4729.

Warranty information: Ten-year parts, lifetime limited compressor, and GoodCare extended service plans available.

Special installation requirements: Uses both thermal expansion valves and fixed orifice expansion devices.

Contact: Goodman Manufacturing, Houston; Attn: Al Knight, 713-861-2500, ext. 660; 713-861-0772 (fax); al.knight2@goodmanmfg.com; www.goodmanmfg.com.

eProduct #215

Model: CLT air conditioner

Footprint (in inches): 29 by 29

Economizer availability: Not available.

Serviceability features: Contactor with lug connections and a ground lug provided.

Technical support: Available at 888-593-9988 from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Central time, Monday through Friday.

Noise-reduction features: Heavy, dense foam compressor sound jacket; low-rpm fan motor; and wire fan discharge grille. Decibel ratings as low as 74.

Indoor air quality features: Can be used with variable-speed indoor units.

Thermostat compatibility: Can be used with trade-available thermostats. Goodman brand thermostats are available.

Replacement parts compatibility: Shares components found on other Goodman air conditioners.

Additional features: Consumer affairs support available at 877-254-4729.

Warranty information: Ten-year parts, lifetime limited compressor, and GoodCare extended service plans available.

Special installation requirements: Uses both thermal expansion valves and fixed orifice expansion devices.

Contact: Goodman Manufacturing, Houston; Attn: Al Knight, 713-861-2500, ext. 660; 713-861-0772 (fax); al.knight2@goodmanmfg.com; www.goodmanmfg.com.

eProduct #216

Heil

Model: QuietComfort 12 Plus Series air conditioner

Footprint (in inches): 33 (w) by 35 (d)

Economizer availability: Manufacturer did not specify.

Serviceability features: Allows access to refrigerant connections without removing the control panel cover. Easy-access units feature a sloped control panel for viewing, a discharge grille that pops off for cleaning and inspection with removal of four screws, and longer service valve stubs.

Technical support: A technical service advisor on staff at local distributors is available with technical assistance and troubleshooting. Technical training available at ICP Mobile Training Centers at locations nationwide and at field schools held at participating distributor locations.

Noise-reduction features: Built with scroll compressors, top air discharge, and a totally enclosed fan motor, the units provide reliable, quiet operation, the company says.

Indoor air quality features: Manufacturer did not specify.

Thermostat compatibility: Compatible with most thermostats.

Replacement parts compatibility: Standardized parts throughout the line.

Additional features: Uses chlorine-free, R-410A refrigerant, which won't deplete the ozone. The unit has an easy-to-see slanted control panel and a compact design.

Warranty information: Ten-year limited compressor and five-year limited parts. An extended service agreement is available on Heil products; the Homeowner's Extended Labor Plan (HELP®) offers five- and 10-year plans.

Special installation requirements: Installers for the R-410A product line require special training and certification.

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

eProduct #217

Model: QuietComfort 14 Series split system

Footprint (in inches): 24.75 to 33 (w) by 26.5 to 35 (d)

Economizer availability: Manufacturer did not specify.

Serviceability features: Allows access to refrigerant connections without removing control panel cover. Units offer service-friendly features for easy access, including longer service valve stubs, sloped control panel, and a discharge grille that pops off for cleaning and inspection with removal of four screws.

Technical support: A technical service advisor on staff at local distributors is available with technical assistance and troubleshooting. Technical training available at ICP Mobile Training Centers at locations nationwide and at field schools held at participating distributor locations.

Noise-reduction features: Built with scroll compressors for quiet, reliable operation. Top air discharge.

Indoor air quality features: Manufacturer did not specify.

Thermostat compatibility: Compatible with most thermostats.

Replacement parts compatibility: Standardized parts throughout the line.

Additional features: The unit's compact design makes handling easier and installation quicker, the company says. The slanted control panel lets a technician see electrical connections while standing up.

Warranty information: Ten-year limited compressor and five-year limited parts. An extended service agreement is available on Heil products; the Homeowner's Extended Labor Plan (HELP®) offers five- and 10-year plans.

Special installation requirements: Manufacturer didn't specify.

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

eProduct #218

Hyundai

Model: Hyundai ductless split system

Footprint (in inches): Indoor unit: 10-7/8 by 30 by 7-1/2; outdoor unit: 20-13/16 by 30 by 7-1/2

Economizer availability: Manufacturer did not specify.

Serviceability features: Control panel with one-screw accessibility to wire air handler and condenser, flared line set connections. Built-in Schrader access port for serviceability ease.

Technical support: Available Monday to Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Eastern time at 315-797-1310.

Noise-reduction features: Sound attenuation and insulation on both air handler and condenser.

Indoor air quality features: Air distribution control causes the vanes to swing; low-noise airflow system; auto restart; remote control convenience; and optional bio air filters.

Thermostat compatibility: Uses hand-held remote controller.

Replacement parts compatibility: Unique replacement parts stocked and on hand.

Additional features: Manufacturer did not specify.

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

Special installation requirements: Fully assembled refrigerant line sets need to be evacuated and refrigerant adjusted depending on interconnect length before start-up.

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

eProduct #219

Lennox Industries

Model: HPX19 heat pump

Footprint (in inches): 32 by 34

Economizer availability: Not available.

Serviceability features: Isolated and insulated compressor compartment keeps compressor and controls protected from the environment. Includes Lennox system Operations Monitor for onboard diagnostics and troubleshooting.

Technical support: Consumers may obtain more product information by calling 800-453-6669. A toll-free 12-hour/day, five-day/week application and service assistance is available to Lennox dealers at 800-453-6669.

Noise-reduction features: Features patent-pending noise reduction technology, including vortex-suppression fan grille, insulated compressor compartment, and vibration-isolating grommets.

Indoor air quality features: Designed to remove up to 75 gallons of water per day. Two-stage operation provides for cooling, dehumidification, and temperature control.

Thermostat compatibility: Recommend Lennox SignatureStat for superior control but unit is compatible with most two-stage thermostats.

Replacement parts compatibility: Many common parts.

Additional features: Cooling efficiencies up to 18.6 SEER. Typical air-source heat pumps are up to eight times louder than the HPX19, the company claims.

Warranty information: Ten-year compressor, five-year all covered components. Extended warranties available.

Special installation requirements: R-410A TXV required.

Contact: Lennox Industries, Richardson, Texas; Attn: Karen O'Shea, 972-497-5258; 972-497-5292 (fax); karen.oshea@lennoxintl.com; www.lennox.com.

eProduct #220

Model: HSX19 air conditioner

Footprint (in inches): 32 by 34

Economizer availability: Not available.

Serviceability features: Isolated and insulated compressor compartment keeps compressor and controls protected from the environment. Includes Lennox system Operations Monitor for onboard diagnostics and troubleshooting.

Technical support: Consumers may obtain more product information by calling 800-453-6669. A toll-free 12-hour/day, five-day/week application and service assistance is available to Lennox dealers at 800-453-6669.

Noise-reduction features: Features patent-pending noise reduction technology, including low-sound fan blade, vortex-suppression fan grille, insulated compressor compartment, and vibration-isolating grommets.

Indoor air quality features: Designed to remove up to 75 gallons of water per day. Two-stage operation provides for cooling, dehumidification, and temperature control.

Thermostat compatibility: Recommend Lennox SignatureStat for superior control but unit is compatible with most two-stage thermostats.

Replacement parts compatibility: Many common parts.

Additional features: As quiet as 69 dB. Typical air conditioners are up to 13 times louder than the HSX19, claims the company.

Warranty information: Ten-year compressor, five-year all covered components. Extended warranties available.

Special installation requirements: R-410A TXV required.

Contact: Lennox Industries, Richardson, Texas; Attn: Karen O'Shea, 972-497-5258; 972-497-5292 (fax); karen.oshea@lennoxintl.com; www.lennox.com.

eProduct #221

Luxaire

Model: Acclimate 2S and 3S 12- and 13-SEER air conditioners

Footprint (in inches): 37 (l) by 31 (w)

Economizer availability: Not available.

Serviceability features: Access panel with handle for easy compressor access; sliding full-access control box; and an isolated compressor compartment, easy-access side discharge service valves, and an adjustable knockout plate for wiring.

Technical support: First level of support provided by distributor; factory support available to distributors and dealers by calling 877-874-7378 (877-UPG-SERV). Support is available from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Eastern time.

Noise-reduction features: A high-efficiency scroll is isolated behind an advanced composite material to further reduce transmitted compressor noise. An advanced fan design also reduces noise, while a composite base pan distributes and dampens sound.

Indoor air quality features: Compatible with a complete line of Luxaire residential IAQ products.

Thermostat compatibility: Compatible with most thermostats.

Replacement parts compatibility: Shares replacement parts with other models. Its components are standardized for easier stocking and replacement.

Additional features: Units are energy efficient and environmentally friendly (13-SEER model uses R-410A and is Energy Star® qualified). The units feature an innovative fan design and new composite material.

Warranty information: Five-year parts and 10-year compressor. Optional Luxaire Performance Promiseâ„¢ extended protection plan offers up to 10 years of total parts and labor coverage.

Special installation requirements: None.

Contact: Luxaire, Norman, Okla.; Attn: Brandon Parker, 405-419-6546; 405-419-6545 (fax); brandon.parker@york.com; www.luxaire.com.

eProduct #222

Model: Acclimate 2S and 3S 12- and 13-SEER heat pumps

Footprint (in inches): 37 (l) by 31 (w)

Economizer availability: Not available.

Serviceability features: Access panel with handle for easy compressor access; sliding full-access control box; and an isolated compressor compartment, easy-access side discharge service valves, and an adjustable knockout plate for wiring.

Technical support: First level of support provided by distributor; factory support available to distributors and dealers by calling 877-874-7378 (877-UPG-SERV). Support is available from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Eastern time.

Noise-reduction features: A high-efficiency scroll is isolated behind composite material to further reduce transmitted compressor noise. Fan design also reduces noise, while a composite base pan distributes and dampens sound.

Indoor air quality features: Compatible with a complete line of Luxaire residential IAQ products.

Thermostat compatibility: Compatible with most thermostats.

Replacement parts compatibility: Shares replacement parts with other models. Its components are standardized for easier stocking and replacement.

Additional features: Units are energy efficient and environmentally friendly (13-SEER model uses R-410A and is Energy Star® qualified). The units feature an innovative fan design and new composite material.

Warranty information: Five-year parts and 10-year compressor. Optional Luxaire Performance Promiseâ„¢ extended protection plan offers up to 10 years of total parts and labor coverage.

Special installation requirements: None.

Contact: Luxaire, Norman, Okla.; Attn: Brandon Parker, 405-419-6546; 405-419-6545 (fax); brandon.parker@york.com; www.luxaire.com.

eProduct #223

Maytag

Model: PSA4BF air conditioner

Footprint (in inches): 30.5 by 30.5

Economizer availability: Not available.

Serviceability features: Easy compressor and control access. Five-minute anti-short-cycle protection, easy-access full-service refrigerant valves, removable top-grille assembly for quick service without disconnecting fan motor leads.

Technical support: Technical Service Group available at 800-262-9824, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Central time. Technical literature library available online at www.maytaghvac.com to Maytag Select HVAC dealers.

Noise-reduction features: One-piece top orifice and heavy-duty PSC motor provide quiet operation. Includes sound blanket and new Sweptwing fan blade to be introduced this spring.

Indoor air quality features: R-410A variable-speed air handlers are available with special dehumidification function.

Thermostat compatibility: Two-stage thermostat recommended for optimum performance.

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

Additional features: Includes high- and low-pressure switches; discharge thermostat; liquid line drier; and durable, attractive, stainless steel louvered cabinet to protect unit.

Warranty information: Ten-year parts and labor. Five-year dependability promise to replace the unit if the compressor fails in the first five years when installed with a matched Maytag indoor air handler or coil.

Special installation requirements: None.

Contact: Maytag, O'Fallon, Mo.; Attn: Marc Delaurent, 636-561-7477; 636-561-7365 (fax); delaurentm@nordyne.com; www.maytaghvac.com.

eProduct #224

Mitsubishi Electric

Model: MS24WN ductless split system

Footprint (in inches): Manufacturer did not specify.

Economizer availability: Not available.

Serviceability features: Mr. Slim systems need no ductwork. Easily mounts to the wall and does not have to tie into an existing system to steal cool or warm air. The outdoor unit is easily serviceable from three sides. The indoor unit has washable filters for easy maintenance.

Technical support: Available at 800-433-4822, option 3.

Noise-reduction features: Quiet operation at 39dBA on low fan speed.

Indoor air quality features: Room air is constantly circulated through built-in filters. The dry mode allows for humidity control to combat moisture buildup. Precise airflow with auto-swing vanes keep air circulating throughout the far corners of the room, the company says.

Thermostat compatibility: Not compatible with other thermostats. This product has its own built-in temperature sensor in the indoor unit and offers its own wireless remote controller.

Replacement parts compatibility: Some replacement parts are shared with this product. Consult the parts department for details.

Additional features: Mr. Slim has split ductless and inverter technology, easy installations, quiet operation, and small size with big performance, the company says. The MS24WN is one of the quieter models currently on the market, claims the company.

Warranty information: Limited warranty offers six-year compressor and one-year parts.

Special installation requirements: Installation requirements are 25-feet maximum height with 50-feet total line length. The system uses refrigerant tubing with 3/8 inch for liquid and 5/8 inch for gas.

Contact: Mitsubishi Electric HVAC Advanced Products Division, Lawrenceville, Ga.; Attn: Mike Smith, 678-376-2920; 678-376-3540 (fax); msmith@hvac.mea.com; www.mrslim.com.

eProduct #225

Rheem Air Conditioning Division

Model: Classic condensing unit

Footprint (in inches): 33 (w) by 23 (l) to 43 (w) by 31 (l)

Economizer availability: Not available.

Serviceability features: The new design utilizes the durable, wraparound hail guard steel jacket for coil protection. Two fasteners are easily removed for fast entry to all critical service points, controls, and the compressor.

Technical support: Available from all Rheem distributors, district technical representatives, www.rheemote.net, or ProStock parts stores.

Noise-reduction features: Scroll compressor is externally mounted on rubber grommets to reduce vibration and noise. The single-piece drawn top deck, venturis, and wire grilles not only contribute to the new sleek appearance, they reduce operational noise and vibration, the company says.

Indoor air quality features: Rheem offers a combination of carefully matched components specially designed to improve indoor air quality, including antibacterial ultraviolet systems, ERV/HRV systems, electronic air cleaners, and humidifiers.

Thermostat compatibility: Compatible with most thermostats.

Replacement parts compatibility: All Rheem Classic line parts are interchangeable, which minimizes inventory space.

Additional features: This line of air conditioners is housed in the industry's lowest profile cabinet, claims the company. This reduced height delivers lighter weight. Combined with the patented neutra-green cabinet color, product conspicuity is reduced for excellent environmental compatibility with landscapes after installation. This provides an attractive feature to homeowners.

Warranty information: Up to 10-years compressor, five-years on all parts.

Special installation requirements: No special requirements.

Contact: Rheem Air Conditioning Division, Fort Smith, Ark.; Attn: Rheem Customer Service Representatives, 800-548-7433; 479-648-4180 (fax); www.rheemac.com.

eProduct #226

Model: Corsaire value line condensing unit

Footprint (in inches): 27 (w) by 27 (l)

Economizer availability: Not available.

Serviceability features: Simplified installation and service with easy-access service valves. The control box is easily accessed with the removal of two screws. Simple entry to fan motor and scroll compressor by removing the grille.

Technical support: Available from all Rheem distributors, district technical representatives, www.rheemote.net, or ProStock parts stores.

Noise-reduction features: Scroll compressor is externally mounted on rubber grommets to reduce vibration and noise. The single-piece drawn top deck and wire grilles not only contribute to the new sleek appearance, they reduce operational noise and vibration, the company says.

Indoor air quality features: Rheem offers a combination of carefully matched components specially designed to improve indoor air quality, including antibacterial ultraviolet systems, ERV/HRV systems, electronic air cleaners, and humidifiers.

Thermostat compatibility: Compatible with most thermostats.

Replacement parts compatibility: All parts are interchangeable.

Additional features: This value line of air conditioners is not only competitively priced, but they are of the highest quality and are attractively designed, the company says.

Warranty information: Five-year compressor, five years on all parts for 10-SEER models. Ten-year compressor warranty, five years on all parts for 12-SEER models.

Special installation requirements: No special requirements.

Contact: Rheem Air Conditioning Division, Fort Smith, Ark.; Attn: Rheem Customer Service Representatives, 800-548-7433; 479-648-4180 (fax); www.rheemac.com.

eProduct #227

Ruud Air Conditioning Division

Model: Achiever condensing unit

Footprint (in inches): 33 (w) by 23 (l) to 43 (w) to 31 (l)

Economizer availability: Not available.

Serviceability features: The new design continues to utilize the durable wraparound hail guard steel jacket for maximum coil protection. Service accessibility is simple and easy. Two fasteners are easily removed for fast entry to all critical service points, controls, and the compressor.

Technical support: Available from all Ruud distributors, district technical representatives, www.rheemote.net, or ProStock parts stores.

Noise-reduction features: Scroll compressor is externally mounted on rubber grommets to reduce vibration and noise. The single-piece drawn top deck, venturis, and wire grille not only contribute to the new sleek appearance, they reduce operational noise and vibration, the company says.

Indoor air quality features: Ruud offers a combination of carefully matched components specially designed to improve indoor air quality, including antibacterial ultraviolet systems, ERV/HRV systems, electronic air cleaners, and humidifiers.

Thermostat compatibility: Compatible with most thermostats.

Replacement parts compatibility: All Ruud Achiever line parts are interchangeable, which minimizes inventory space.

Additional features: This line of air conditioners is housed in the industry's lowest profile cabinet, the company claims. This reduced height delivers lighter weight. Combined with the patented neutra-green cabinet color, product conspicuity is reduced for excellent environmental compatibility with landscapes after installation, the company says.

Warranty information: Ten-year compressor, five-year on all parts.

Special installation requirements: No special requirements.

Contact: Ruud Air Conditioning Division, Fort Smith, Ark.; Attn: Ruud Customer Service Representatives, 800-848-7883; 479-648-4180 (fax); www.ruudac.com.

eProduct #228

Model: Zephyr Series value line condensing unit

Footprint (in inches): 27 (w) by 27 (l)

Economizer availability: Not available.

Serviceability features: Simplified installation and service with easy access service valves. The control box is easily accessed with the removal of two screws, and simple entry to fan motor and scroll compressor is achieved by removing the grille.

Technical support: Available from all Ruud distributors, district technical representatives, www.rheemote.net, or ProStock parts stores.

Noise-reduction features: The scroll compressor is externally mounted on rubber grommets to reduce vibration and noise. The single-piece drawn top deck and wire grille contribute to the new sleek appearance while reducing operational noise and vibration.

Indoor air quality features: Ruud offers a combination of carefully matched components specially designed to improve indoor air quality, including antibacterial ultraviolet filters, ERV/HRV systems, electronic air cleaners, and humidifiers.

Thermostat compatibility: Compatible with most thermostats.

Replacement parts compatibility: All parts are interchangeable.

Additional features: The value line air conditioners are not only competitively priced, but they are of the highest quality and are attractively designed, the company says.

Warranty information: Five-year compressor, five years on all parts for 10-SEER models. Ten-year compressor warranty, five years on all parts for 12-SEER models.

Special installation requirements: No special requirements.

Contact: Ruud Air Conditioning Division, Fort Smith, Ark.; Attn: Ruud Customer Service Representatives, 800-848-7883; 479-648-4180 (fax); www.ruudac.com.

eProduct #229

Samsung

Model: AS07A6MA cooling-only ductless split system

Footprint (in inches): 31 by 10 by 7

Economizer availability: Not available.

Serviceability features: Wall-hung indoor unit, easy access to electrical connections, and microprocessor. Outside unit provides easy access to all components by removing unit top.

Technical support: Available at 717-243-2535 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Eastern time or 562-463-0880, ext. 3, from 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Pacific time.

Noise-reduction features: Very low noise levels. Indoor unit has a silent mode for further noise reduction.

Indoor air quality features: Triple filtration using additional electrostatic and charcoal filters for dust and odor control.

Thermostat compatibility: Wireless remote control supplied with the unit.

Replacement parts compatibility: Shares parts with AS/AQ09.

Additional features: Smaller-capacity option than most ductless mini-splits; 115-volt, 15-amp power supply makes this unit easy to install, the company says.

Warranty information: One-year parts, five-year compressor. Extended warranties are available.

Special installation requirements: Line voltage electrical interconnect. Outdoor unit provides power for the indoor unit. Both suction and liquid lines must be insulated.

Contact: Samsung, Whittier, Calif.; Attn: John Miles, 562-463-0880; 562-463-5665 (fax); johnm@quietside.com; www.quietside.com.

eProduct #230

Sanyo Fisher Co.

Model: 24KLS62R ductless air conditioner

Footprint (in inches): Outdoor unit: 36-5/8 (h) by 37 (w) by 13-3/8 (d); indoor unit: 13 (h) by 44-7/8 (w) by 9 (d).

Serviceability features: Service valves.

Technical support: Available Monday through Friday 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at 800-851-1235.

Noise-reduction features: Indoor unit: 38 dBA; outdoor unit: 55 dBA

Indoor air quality features: Dry mode, antimold filter, optional ceramic filter (removes cigarette smoke, unpleasant odors, etc.).

Thermostat compatibility: Unit is equipped with a wireless remote control.

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

Additional features: This is the only 13-SEER ductless split system A/C unit on the market, the company claims. It is rebate eligible. Low ambient operation.

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

Special installation requirements: Simple installation requiring only a 3.5-inch access hole in the exterior wall.

Contact: Sanyo Fisher Company, Chatsworth, Calif.; Attn: Tom Crock, 818-998-7322; 818-701-4170 (fax); tcrock@sfc.sanyo.com; www.sanyohvac.com

eProduct #231

Tappan

Model: B4VM410A air handler

Footprint (in inches): 22.2 by 22

Economizer availability: Not available.

Serviceability features: Comes with factory-installed TXV. Front access to breaker for applied heat; multipoised for various installation requirements; built-in filter rack; durable cabinet; and plastic, corrosion-resistant drain pan.

Technical support: Technical service group is available at 800-422-4328 from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Central time. Technical literature library available online at www.nordyne.com.

Noise-reduction features: EXM variable-speed motor provides quiet blower operation.

Indoor air quality features: Features special dehumidification function and filtration capabilities.

Thermostat compatibility: Two-stage thermostat recommended for optimum performance.

Replacement parts compatibility: Manufacturer does not specify.

Additional features: Already installed TXV provides precise refrigerant control under varying load conditions; motor adjusts automatically to static loads; reduced air stratification; selectable delay profiles; increased efficiencies, auxiliary heat up to 20 kW; two-stage cooling programmed to operate at 75 percent of selected cfm when system is operating in low-stage cooling, the company says.

Warranty information: Eight-year all parts.

Special installation requirements: None.

Contact: Tappan, O'Fallon, Mo.; Attn: Marc Delaurent, 636-561-7477; 636-561-7365 (fax); delaurentm@nordyne.com; www.tappan.net.

eProduct #232

Tempstar

Model: SmartComfort 2200 air conditioner

Footprint (in inches): 24.75 to 33 (w) by 26.5 to 35 (d)

Economizer availability: Manufacturer did not specify.

Serviceability features: Units include a newly redesigned control panel cover that allows access to refrigerant connections without removing the control panel cover; an easy-access, quick-opening control door; a quick-opening compressor compartment; and a compact design.

Technical support: A technical service advisor on staff at local distributors is available with technical assistance and troubleshooting. Technical training available at ICP Mobile Training Centers at locations nationwide and at field schools held at participating distributor locations.

Noise-reduction features: Units are equipped with scroll compressors and two-speed fan motors.

Indoor air quality features: Manufacturer did not specify.

Thermostat compatibility: Compatible with most thermostats.

Replacement parts compatibility: Standardized parts throughout the line means contractors have to carry fewer parts on their service trucks and waste less time on trips back to the shop, the company says.

Additional features: The aerodynamic discharge system swirls air quietly through a circular fan and pushes it up through the unit's slanted top, the company says. Durable resin top construction with UV-resistant material is high-impact and noncorrosive for extra strength and durability.

Warranty information: Ten-year limited compressor and five-year limited parts. An extended service agreement is available on Tempstar products; the Homeowner's Extended Labor Plan (HELP®) offers five- and 10-year plans.

Special installation requirements: Manufacturer didn't specify.

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

eProduct #233

Model: SmartComfort Environmax 2400 Series air conditioner

Footprint (in inches): 33 (w) by 35 (d)

Economizer availability: Manufacturer did not specify.

Serviceability features: Compact design makes installation and service fast and easy, the company says. The service control panel is easy to access; the slanted "easy view" control panel allows technician to see electrical connections while standing up; and a quick-opening compressor compartment opens by removing four screws.

Technical support: A technical service advisor on staff at local distributors is available with technical assistance and troubleshooting. Technical training available at ICP Mobile Training Centers at locations nationwide and at field schools held at participating distributor locations.

Noise-reduction features: Units are equipped with scroll compressors and two-speed fan motors. Compressor sound jackets make them even quieter.

Indoor air quality features: Fan motor enclosure blocks dirt, debris, and moisture.

Thermostat compatibility: Compatible with most thermostats.

Replacement parts compatibility: Standardized parts throughout the line means contractors have to carry fewer parts on their service trucks and waste less time on trips back to the shop.

Additional features: Enviromax refrigerant does not damage the ozone layer with harmful chlorines. Features a quiet, two-speed fan that works with an aerodynamic fan chamber and patented Durawhisperâ„¢ slanted-top design. Enhanced coil guard and resin-mesh coil cover provides extra coil protection.

Warranty information: Ten-year limited compressor and five-year limited parts. An extended service agreement is available on Tempstar products; the Homeowner's Extended Labor Plan (HELP®) offers five- and 10-year plans.

Special installation requirements: Installation of Enviromax requires special training and certification.

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

eProduct #234

Trane

Model: XL16i air conditioner

Footprint (in inches): 44 (h) by 33 (w) by 30 (d)

Economizer availability: Not available.

Serviceability features: Quick-Sessâ„¢ cabinet is designed to allow for easy top and side panel removal for access; roomy control box frees space for technicians' hands and tools. Heat pump models coming in second quarter 2004.

Technical support: Contact distributors.

Noise-reduction features: Fully louvered cabinet, compressor sound shield, staged compressor for low-speed operation, and unique fan configuration.

Indoor air quality features: Operates on first stage much of the time, allowing for lower sound levels and increased filtration. Matching with Trane's variable-speed indoor units that operate in ComfortR mode allows for lower coil temperatures and additional humidity removal. Trane's PerfectFit 5 media and electronic air cleaners complete the system.

Thermostat compatibility: All two-stage cooling thermostats.

Replacement parts compatibility: Shares most parts.

Additional features: R-410A staged system with simple control scheme, the company says. Provides very high efficiency, quiet operation, and humidity control.

Warranty information: Ten-year limited compressor, outdoor coil, and functional parts. Extended warranties available.

Special installation requirements: Requires Trane-matched variable-speed indoor model.

Contact: Trane; www.trane.com/residential.

eProduct #235

Unico

Model: Unico System, Models 1218, 2430, 3642, and 4860 (mini duct)

Footprint (in inches): Varies.

Economizer availability: Manufacturer did not specify.

Serviceability features: Sealed bearing motors for ease of servicing.

Technical support: Available 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Central time, Monday through Friday, at 800-527-0896, or by e-mail at sales@unicosystem.com.

Noise-reduction features: Supply ductwork is constructed of sound-attenuating materials; air-handling units equipped with vibration pads.

Indoor air quality features: Cooling coil is constructed with a greater surface area resulting in lower temperatures and 30 percent more moisture reduction than conventional systems, claims the company.

Thermostat compatibility: Manufacturer did not specify.

Replacement parts compatibility: Manufacturer didn't specify.

Additional features: Mini-duct system allows for faster, easier installation and little-to-no aesthetic impact on the host structure, the company says. Provides end user with a quieter, higher degree of comfort, the company says. Installers typically realize higher profit margins with the system due to its market positioning as a high-end product, the company says.

Warranty information: One-year parts. Extended warranties available for five- and 10-year parts only and five- and 10-year parts and labor.

Special installation requirements: Manufacturer didn't specify.

Contact: Unico, St. Louis, Mo.; Attn: Tom Taylor, 314-481-9000; 314-457-9000 (fax); tom@unicosystem.com; www.unicosystem.com.

eProduct #236

Westinghouse

Model: FS4BC split-system air conditioner

Footprint (in inches): 30.5 by 30.5

Economizer availability: Not available.

Serviceability features: Easy compressor and control access. Five-minute anti-short-cycle protection, easy-access full service refrigerant valves, removable top-grille assembly for quick service without disconnecting fan motor leads.

Technical support: Technical service group available at 800-422-4328 from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Central time. Technical literature library available online at www.nordyne.com.

Noise-reduction features: One-piece top orifice and heavy-duty PSC motor provide quiet operation.

Indoor air quality features: Variable-speed air handlers are available with special dehumidification function.

Thermostat compatibility: Two-stage thermostat recommended for optimum performance.

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

Additional features: Includes high-pressure switches; liquid-line drier; durable, attractive louvered cabinet to protect unit from debris.

Warranty information: Eight-year all parts, 10-year compressor. Five-year quality pledge to replace the unit if the compressor fails in the first five years when installed with a matched Westinghouse indoor air handler or coil.

Special installation requirements: None.

Contact: Westinghouse, O'Fallon, Mo.; Attn: Marc Delaurent, 636-561-7477; 636-561-7365 (fax); delaurentm@nordyne.com; www.westinghousehvac.com.

eProduct #237

Winia USA

Model: WSA-242AL, WSH242-AL ductless air conditioner and heat pump

Footprint (in inches): 42 (w) by 11 (h) by 8 (d)

Economizer availability: Not available.

Serviceability features: High power mode; swing control; auto restart; responsive three-minute delay circuit; sleep mode auto control; low-noise airflow system; compact, stylish and innovative design; detachable and washable panel.

Technical support: Available at 201-727-0009.

Noise-reduction features: Insulation.

Indoor air quality features: Three-step filters, which include bio-antibacterial, bio-electrostatic, and bio-deodorizing. Powerful dehumidification.

Thermostat compatibility: Operated by remote control.

Replacement parts compatibility: Can be shared.

Additional features: Low ambient operation; low-noise airflow system; multizone flexibility; superior bio-filtration system; and remote control convenience.

Warranty information: Five-year compressor, one-year evaporator, one-year parts.

Special installation requirements: None.

Contact: Winia USA; Attn: Ryan Hwang, 201-727-0009; 201-727-9709 (fax); info@winiausa.com; www.winiausa.com.

eProduct #238

York

Model: Affinity 2S and 3S Series 12- and 13-SEER air conditioners

Footprint (in inches): 37 (l) by 31 (w)

Economizer availability: Not available.

Serviceability features: Access panel with handle for easy compressor access; sliding full-access control box. Isolated compressor compartment, easy-access side discharge service valves, and an adjustable knockout plate for wiring.

Technical support: First level of support provided by distributor; factory support available to distributors and dealers by calling 877-874-7378 (877-UPG-SERV). Support is available from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Eastern time.

Noise-reduction features: A high-efficiency scroll is isolated behind an advanced composite material to further reduce transmitted compressor noise. An advanced fan design also reduces noise, while a composite base pan distributes and dampens sound.

Indoor air quality features: Compatible with a complete line of York residential IAQ products.

Thermostat compatibility: Compatible with most thermostats.

Replacement parts compatibility: Shares replacement parts with other models. Components are standardized for easier stocking and replacement.

Additional features: The Affinity Series' design comes standard in champagne, or homeowners can choose Bermuda, stone, jet black, gun metal blue, or terra cotta. The 13-SEER model uses environmentally friendly R-410A and is Energy Star® qualified.

Warranty information: Five-year parts and 10-year compressor. Optional YORKCareâ„¢ comfort plan offers up to 10 years' total parts and labor coverage.

Special installation requirements: None.

Contact: York, Norman, Okla.; Attn: Andy Fracica, 405-419-6563; 405-419-6545 (fax); andrew.fracica@york.com; www.yorkupg.com.

eProduct #239

Model: Affinity 2S and 3S Series 12- and 13- SEER heat pumps

Footprint (in inches): 37 (l) by 31 (w)

Economizer availability: Not available.

Serviceability features: Access panel with handle for easy compressor access; sliding full-access control box. Isolated compressor compartment, easy-access side discharge service valves, and an adjustable knockout plate to make wiring easy.

Technical support: First level of support provided by distributor; factory support available to distributors and dealers by calling 877-874-7378 (877-UPG-SERV). Support is available from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Eastern time.

Noise-reduction features: A high-efficiency scroll compressor is one of the quietest types of compressors available and is isolated behind an advanced composite material to further reduce transmitted compressor noise. An advanced fan design also reduces noise, while a composite base pan distributes and dampens sound.

Indoor air quality features: Compatible with a complete line of York residential IAQ products.

Thermostat compatibility: Compatible with most thermostats.

Replacement parts compatibility: Shares replacement parts with other models. Components are standardized for easier stocking and replacement.

Additional features: The Affinity Series' striking design comes standard in champagne, or homeowners can choose Bermuda, stone, jet black, gun metal blue, or terra cotta. The 13-SEER model uses environmentally friendly R-410A and is Energy Star® qualified.

Warranty information: Five-year parts and 10-year compressor. Optional YORKCareâ„¢ comfort plan offers up to 10 years' total parts and labor coverage.

Special installation requirements: None.

Contact: York, Norman, Okla.; Attn: Andy Fracica, 405-419-6563; 405-419-6545 (fax); andrew.fracica@york.com; www.yorkupg.com.

eProduct #240

Publication date: 04/26/2004

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