A/C OUTDOOR UNIT COMPARISON
SHOWING PICTURE OF UNIT, COMPRESSOR USAGE, WARRANTY & SPECIAL FEATURES

 

Amana Distinctions: 13 & 14 SEER R22, Copeland recip & scroll, all scroll on 14 SEER. 14 SEER 10 year parts, 13 SEER 5 year parts

Amana: 13 SEER R22, 14 SEER R410a, 16 & 18 SEER 2 stage R410a; Copeland scroll compressors with Comfortalert diagnostics module; compressor sound cover, 2 speed fan motor; R410a units have high & low pressure switches. R410a unit have lifetime compressor warranty with unit replacement to original owner, 10 year parts

American-Standard Allegiance: 13 SEER R22; 14 SEER R22 & R410a; 15 SEER R22; 16 SEER 2 stage R410a; 18 SEER 2 stage R22. Recip in 13 SEER except 3 & 5 ton, in 14 SEER 1.5 and 2 ton; dual recip in 18 SEER. Scrolls in the rest, 2 stage scroll in 16 SEER. Compressor covers, high pressure switch R410a units. 10 year compressor & outdoor coil, 5 year parts

American-Standard: 13 SEER R22 & R410a; recip compressors except 3 & 5 ton R22, R410a unit recip to 2.5 ton, scroll 3 to 5 ton; 5 year parts. Also sold as Ameristar, same unit as Trane XB.

Armstrong-AirEase: 13 & 14 SEER R22 & R410a units , 16 & 18 SEER 2 stage R410a; LB model Copeland recip & scrolls, LE model all scroll under cover;  LB 5 year compressor, rest 10 year compressor 5 year parts 

Bryant RNC:  13 SEER R22, 13 & 14 SEER R410a; scroll compressors,  5 year parts, may not have beefed up corner protection now

Bryant Legacy:  13 SEER R22, 13 & 14 SEER R410a; scroll compressors under cover with diagnostics, backseating valves; high & low pressure switches,  10 year compressor 5 year parts.

Bryant Preferred: 13 SEER R22 & R410a, 15 SEER R410a; scroll compressors under cover with diagnostics, backseating valves; high & low pressure switches,  10 year compressor 5 year parts.

Bryant Evolution:  16 SEER & 20 SEER R410a units; 16 SEER uses Bristol TS; 20 SEER uses Copeland 2 stage scroll; compressor cover; backseating valves; high & low pressure switches,  10 year compressor 5 year parts.

Carrier RNC: 13 SEER R22, 13 & 14 SEER R410a; scroll compressors, 5 year parts, may not have beefed up corner protection now

Carrier Comfort: 13 SEER R22, 13 & 14 SEER R410a; scroll compressors under cover with diagnostics, backseating valves; high & low pressure switches,  10 year compressor 5 year parts.

Carrier Performance: 13 SEER R22 & R410a, 15 SEER R410a; scroll compressors under cover with diagnostics, backseating valves; high & low pressure switches,  10 year compressor 5 year parts.

Carrier Infinity: 17 SEER & 21 SEER R410a units; 16 SEER uses Bristol TS; 20 SEER uses Copeland 2 stage scroll; compressor cover; backseating valves; high & low pressure switches,  10 year compressor 5 year parts.

Coleman, Luxaire: 13 & 14 SEER R22 units; 13 SEER R410a line; Copeland & Bristol recip & scroll compressors. 14 SEER 10 year compressor, 13 SEER 5 year compressor; both 5 year parts

Coleman Deluxe Mid Tier: 13 & 14 SEER R22, 14 SEER R410a line; Panasonic rotary, Bristol or Copeland recips & scroll (5 ton); uses Microchannel coil; 5 year compressor & parts. See York for lower end mid tier line. 

Coleman Echelon: 13 SEER R22 & R410a, 15+ SEER & 18 SEER 2 stage R410a; all use scroll compressors; compressor in sound deadened compartment; 10 year compressor warranty, 5 year parts

Luxaire Deluxe Mid Tier: 13 & 14 SEER R22, 14 SEER R410a line; Panasonic rotary, Bristol or Copeland recips & scroll (5 ton); uses Microchannel coil; 5 year compressor & parts. See York for lower end mid tier line. 

Luxaire Acclimate series: 13 SEER R22 & R410a, 15+ SEER & 18 SEER 2 stage R410a; all use scroll compressors; compressor in sound deadened compartment; 10 year compressor warranty, 5 year parts

Ducane , Concord , Aire-Flo: 13 & 14 SEER R22, Copeland recips & scrolls; 5 year parts; also sold without louvered cabinet

Fedders: 13 SEER R22, Copeland recips & scrolls. 5 year warranty (may also be sold as Eubank)

Frigidaire,  Tappan & Westinghouse brands of Nordyne; 13 & 14 SEER R22 & R410a lines, 15+ SEER R410a 2 stage; use Copeland scrolls, 2 stage scroll in 15+ SEER;23 SEER with variable speed rotary compressor; 10 year parts warranty & replacement pledge to original owner

Gibson: 13 SEER R22 line; 10 year compressor, 5 year parts

Goodman: 13 & 14 SEER R22 & R410a units; Copeland recips & scrolls in 13 SEER; Copeland scroll in 14 SEER; 16 SEER R410a with Copeland scroll; 10 year parts; 14 R410a & 16 SEER have lifetime compressor warranty

Haier: 13 SEER units, Bristol compressors, warranties not listed

ICP brands Heil, Comfortmaker,  Arcoaire & Tempstar builder models: 13 & 14 SEER R22 & R410a; Copeland scroll compressors; 5 year parts

ICP brands Heil, Comfortmaker, Arcoaire & Tempstar deluxe models: 13 SEER R22 & R410a, 14 SEER R410a; 18 SEER 2 stage; Copeland scroll compressors under covers; Comfortalert diagnostics; 10 year compressor, 1 time unit replacement original owner, time period varies by unit; 5 year parts

Kelvinator & Philco brands of Nordyne; 13 & 14 SEER R22, 15 SEER R410a 2 stage; Copeland scroll compressors; 10 year parts, 1 year replacement pledge

Lennox Merit: 13 SEER R22 & R410a units, 14 SEER R410a line; Copeland scroll compressors; 5 year parts

Lennox Elite: 13 SEER R22 & R410a models; 16 SEER 2 stage R410a; Copeland scroll compressors; 10 year compressor 5  year parts

Lennox Signature: 15 SEER R410a & 20 SEER 2 stage R410a models; Copeland scroll compressors under cover; Comfortalert diagnostics; 10 year compressor 5 year parts

Payne: 13 SEER R22 & R410a units; Copeland scroll compressors; 10 year parts warranty to original owner

Maytag: 13 SEER R22 & R410amodels; Copeland scroll compressors; 10 year parts

Maytag: 13/14 SEER R22 & R410a, 16 SEER 2 stage R410a; Copeland scroll compressors; 23 SEER with variable speed rotary compressor; stainless steel cabinet; 12 year parts warranty, 12 year unit replacement pledge to original owner

Rheem/Ruud: 13  & 14 SEER R22 & R410a, 16 SEER R410a, 18 SEER  2 stage R410a models; all Copeland scrolls; all JAZ models have high & low pressure switches; JEZ models include Copeland Comfort Alert module as well plus compressor cover; JAZ/JEZ 10 year compressor, JBZ 7 year compressor; all 5 year parts; 2 stage JEZ models have 10 year replacement pledge, single stage JEZ models have 5 year (both to registered owners)

Texas Furnace Meridian, also makes for Weil-McLain: 13 & 14 SEER R22 models; Copeland scroll except 2 ton; uses Microchannel coil; Weil-McLain warranty 10 year compressor 5 year parts

Trane XB: 13 SEER R22 & R410a lines; R22 uses scroll in 3 & 5 ton, R410a uses scroll 3 to 5 ton;  5 year parts

Trane XR: 13 & 14  R22 & R410a; 13 SEER R22 units recip except 3 & 5 ton; 13 SEER R410a scroll 3 to 5 ton; 14 SEER recip to 2 ton, scroll in the rest, all under covers; high pressure switch in R410a units; 10 year comp & outdoor coil, 5 year parts

Trane XLi: 14  & 15 SEER R22 & R410a, 16 SEER 2 stage R410a, 19 SEER 2 stage R22 models; 14 SEER to 2 ton recip compressors; rest of 14 and 15 SEER scrolls; 16 SEER 2 stage scroll; 19 SEER 2 recips; all compressors covered; R410a units have high pressure switches; 10 year parts warranty includes matching indoor units, dealers may offer 2 year labor warranty with these 

WeatherKing (also sold as Rheem, Ruud, Century, Comfortaire: 13 SEER R22 & R410a units; 14 SEER R22; Benchmark recips to 3 ton, Danfoss scroll 3.5 to 5 ton; available without louvered cabinet also; 5 year parts

York, Coleman, Luxaire base Mid-Tier: 13 & 14 SEER R22, 14 SEER R410a line; Panasonic rotary, Bristol or Copeland recips & scroll (5 ton); uses Microchannel coil; 5 year compressor & parts. See individual brands for deluxe Mid-Tier with nicer cabinet

York Deluxe Mid Tier: 13 & 14 SEER R22, 14 SEER R410a line; Panasonic rotary, Bristol or Copeland recips & scroll (5 ton); uses Microchannel coil; 5 year compressor & parts. See York for lower end mid tier line. 

York MC2: 13 SEER R22 1.5 to 3 ton, Panasonic rotary to 2.5 ton, Bristol recip in 3 ton; 5 year parts. Also sold by Coleman & Luxaire

York Latitude: 13 & 14 SEER R22 units; Copeland & Bristol recip & scroll compressors. 14 SEER 10 year compressor, 13 SEER 5 year compressor; both 5 year parts

York Affinity: 13 SEER R22 & R410a, 15+ SEER 2 stage R410a; all use scroll compressors; compressor in sound deadened compartment; 10 year compressor warranty, 5 year parts

 

 

 

 
   

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