Every year, The NEWS introduces the latest cooling equipment available for the upcoming summer season in order to help contractors distinguish between brands.

Like last year, this year’s Cooling Showcase is split into two parts — residential and commercial.

The commercial information will be published in the May 6 issue, while this issue focuses on the residential/light commercial side of the air conditioning industry. The coverage features specific information about each individual product as submitted by the manufacturers.

The product grid, starting on Page 8, includes technical facts, such as unit tonnage, refrigerant type, efficiency rating, and cooling capacity.

The photo feature, which also begins on Page 8, provides more in-depth information on the features of each individual unit and includes technical support information from the manufacturer.

The manufacturers provided all the data included in the product grid as well as in the photo feature. Any questions should be directed to them via the contact information provided in the photo feature section.

Serviceability features: Precision Service™ technology provides thoughtful design and precise part location of each component, allowing technicians to work more efficiently and effectively on every job. Features like simplified fan removal, threaded pressure switches, fewer screws per panel, and corner-post-mounted access panels allow jobs to be finished quickly.



Noise-reduction features: Quiet Shift™ technology allows heat pumps to enter defrost mode without excessive noise. The unit also features a grommet-mounted compressor, heavy-duty sound blanket, and discharge muffler for quiet operation.

Additional features: This one-stage heat pump leverages MHT™ technology to deliver 16-SEER cooling and 9.5-HSPF heating performance. Crafted for and by HVAC professionals, the unit, when combined with a BCE7E air handler, qualifies for several energy efficiency programs. Engineered with Omniguard™ total corrosion protection technology, the 4SHP16LE is designed to deliver lifelong performance.

Warranty information: Ten-year limited warranty on compressor, 10-year limited warranty on all parts, extended warranty* available. (*Warranty provides for a total of 10 years of limited warranty coverage [standard five-year limited parts warranty plus an additional five-year limited extended parts warranty].) Must be registered online within 60 days of installation.

Special installation requirements: Filter-drier shipped loose for installation flexibility. High-pressure switch. Low-pressure switch for loss-of-charge system protection. Reliable, solid-state, time-initiated, temperature-terminated defrost system. Accessories include low-ambient control kit, thermostatic expansion valve kit, crankcase heater, hard-start kit, and fossil-fuel kit.

Serviceability features: Integrated communicating ComfortBridge technology continuously monitors system performance for customized indoor comfort. Via indoor, on board Bluetooth, the new CoolCloud™ phone and tablet app allows for quick and easier commissioning, configuration, diagnostics, and troubleshooting. Also featured are Copeland ComfortAlert™ built-in advanced diagnostics; factory-installed sensors that monitor coil and ambient temperature; service valves with sweat connections; easy-access gauge ports; and single-panel access to controls with space for field-installed accessories. In communicating mode, just two low-voltage wires to the outdoor unit are needed.

Noise-reduction features: Systems are acoustically engineered with enhancements that include a compressor sound-reduction cover made of high-density foam and a specially designed sound-control top.

IAQ equipment supported: Supports Clean Comfort Indoor Air Essentials line of IAQ products and accessories, as well as other IAQ equipment.

Additional features: ComfortBridge technology, mounted securely inside the indoor unit, constantly monitors and automatically adjusts the system for peak performance and works with any single-stage thermostat. Using the CoolCloud app, HVAC technicians can commission/diagnose the system; save time by quickly identifying potential issues; review historical system data; display notes from interactions with the system or homeowner; and create customizable, select system settings. Amana brand HVAC products are designed, engineered, and assembled in the USA.

Serviceability features: Removal of a single service access panel provides access to compressor and controls, as well as an on-board diagnostic display with automatic pass/fail test modes for both the inverter drive and the compressor.

Noise-reduction features: Sound-insulated compressor reduces operating noise for a quieter home environment.

Additional features: Up to 18-SEER efficiency rating. Unit contains a Duration variable-speed compressor that automatically makes adjustments to avoid temperature swings in the home to maintain consistent comfort and optimal efficiency.

Warranty information: Limited warranty (registered): 12-year compressor, 10-year outdoor coil, 10-year internal functional parts. Limited warranty (unregistered): five-year compressor, five-year outdoor coil/parts. Extended warranty available.

Special installation requirements: Simplified two-wire connection offers easier installation, reducing the need for structural modifications. Tech support and training for installation is provided by local American Standard distributors.

Serviceability features: Communicating, self-configuring operation when utilized with the Ion™ System Control or Observer® Communicating Control. Innovative control box design. Easy access to service valves. Only two screws to access control panel. High- and low-pressure switches.

Noise-reduction features: To minimize sound at maximum performance, units are equipped with Copeland Scroll® compressors, isolation compressor grommets, and a standard compressor sound blanket.

IAQ equipment supported: As part of an installed system, this air conditioner is compatible with a wide range of IAQ products, including filters, humidifiers, ultraviolet lights, and electronic air cleaners. Factory-installed outdoor air temperature sensor.

Thermostat compatibility: Compatible with most thermostats. Communicating and self-configuring function available only when used with the new Arcoaire Ion System Control or Observer Communicating Control (thermostat).

Additional features: Up to 15-SEER efficiency rating. Has self-configuring capabilities and easy-to-read diagnostics. Efficient single-stage scroll compressor.

Warranty information: Three-year No Hassle Replacement™ limited warranty and 10-year parts limited warranty, including compressor and coils, to original purchaser with timely registration. Parts limited warranty period is five-year parts if not registered within 90 days of installation, except where restricted by jurisdiction. See limited warranty certificate for details and restrictions.

Serviceability features: Offers precise system control with remote access, text-based diagnostics, and contractor name/information displayed (when installed as part of a complete Ion or Observer communicating system, including the Ion System Control or Observer Communicating Control with Wi-Fi capability).

Noise-reduction features: Variable-speed compressor and compact electronically commutated (EC) fan motor operate at quiet (as low as 56 decibels), low speeds most of the time. Soft start and smooth ramp-up to operating speeds. Cabinet includes isolation compressor grommets and a high-performance compressor sound shield for low noise, balanced airflow, and high efficiency.

IAQ equipment supported: As part of an installed system, this air conditioner is compatible with a wide range of IAQ products, including filters, humidifiers, ultraviolet lights, and electronic air cleaners. Factory-installed outdoor air temperature sensor.

Thermostat compatibility: Compatible with most thermostats. Communicating and self-configuring function available only when used with new Arcoaire Ion System Control or Observer Communicating Control (thermostat).

Additional features: When installed as part of a complete Ion or Observer communicating system including the Ion System Control or Observer Communicating Control, the system provides five-stage variable-speed technology in a compact design. Efficiencies up to 19 SEER.

Warranty information: Ten-year No Hassle Replacement limited warranty and 10-year parts limited warranty, including compressor and coils, to original purchaser with timely registration. Parts limited warranty period is five-year parts if not registered within 90 days of installation, except where restricted by jurisdiction. See limited warranty certificate for details and restrictions.

Serviceability features: This is a multi-position system, suitable for upflow, downflow, horizontal left or right, split, and dual-fuel configurations. It features step-capacity, two-stage scroll compressor, R-410A refrigerant, variable-speed electronically commutated motor (ECM), domestic hot water heat exchanger system, high- and low-pressure switches standard, and an insulated high-efficiency coaxial water coil. All water and refrigerant connections on outside of cabinet for ease of installation. Certified coil combination for hybrid dual-fuel use. Energy Star certified.

Noise-reduction features: The variable-speed ECM and step-capacity two-stage compressor have an insulated cabinet with a double-isolation mounting system designed for quieter operation.

IAQ equipment supported: Compatible with field-installed electronic air cleaner or high-efficiency media-type filters.

Additional features: Three separate sections (A-Coil, blower coil, and compressor) are each self-contained, allowing for multiple configurations. Fewer SKUs with more product offering.

Outdoor units — BOVA-36HDN1-M20G, BOVA-60HDN1-M20G; indoor units — BVA-24WN1-M20, BVA-36WN1-M20, BVA-48WN1-M20, BVA-60WN1-M20.

Serviceability features: Compatible with most standard 24-VAC thermostats, reducing installation and service complexity.

Noise-reduction features: Inverter technology allows the compressor to modulate in 1 percent increments, operating as low as 56 dBA. Electronically commutated (EC) motor technology is utilized on both the indoor and outdoor unit, offering quiet and efficient operation. The two-stage indoor x13 EC fan motor can deliver comfortable airflow at quiet sound levels while adapting to changing conditions.

Additional features: The IDS2.0 product range is fully Energy Star compliant. The inverter drive adjusts the speed of the compressor to optimize comfort while keeping sound levels to a minimum and utilizing just the right amount of energy to achieve maximum efficiency up to 20.5 SEER. The indoor unit has a two-stage x13 EC blower for enhanced humidity control and an all-aluminum evaporator coil for superior corrosion resistance.

Warranty information: Ten-year warranty on parts in residential applications and 90-day labor warranty with proper registration.

Serviceability features: Removable jacket panels allow easy access to coil for cleaning and routine maintenance. Removable access panel for compressor or pressure switch maintenance. External service valves for easy charging. Removable fan top assembly without moving wiring.

Noise-reduction features: Composite base pan for sound and vibration absorption. Compressor sound blanket reduces any excess noise.

IAQ equipment supported: Matching indoor equipment supports plug-in heater kits, built-in filter rack, and dehumidification capabilities from thermostat or duct-mounted humidistat.

Additional features: Inverter technology allows the unit to modulate between five compressor speeds, both below and above nominal capacity.

Warranty information: Includes a five-year limited parts warranty and a one-year Quality Pledge to replace the unit if the compressor fails within the first year. If the product is registered within 60 days of purchase, the coverage increases to a 10-year limited parts warranty and a 10-year Quality Pledge. Extended warranties are available through the Contractors’ Preferred Protection Plan.

Serviceability features: Control box access panel for easy component access. Top access for fan motor and fan assembly components. Common parts and design as other Bryant models for familiarization and training.

Additional features: The unit has single-stage sound levels as low as 68 dBA and provides average cooling capacity of 98 percent nominal cooling capacity.

Warranty information: Ten-year parts only limited warranty with timely registration (except where restricted by jurisdiction). Optional extended protection programs are available.

Serviceability features: Communication between system components allows the Evolution Connex control to display system history for faster diagnosis of the complete Evolution system. Allows a service technician to attach a second control to outdoor unit for service without entering the home and to access system remotely via the internet to prepare for service call in advance if connected to a Wi-Fi network.

Noise-reduction features: Features a soft-starting inverter-driven compressor and fan motor, which operates at low speeds most of the time while providing enhanced dehumidification capabilities when paired with an Evolution fan coil or furnace. The unit achieves low sound ratings with a robust compressor sound blanket, double-studded grommets, a laminated sound elimination compressor mounting plate, and forward-swept fan blades.

Additional features: Seamlessly combines high-efficiency variable-speed operation with the feature-rich Evolution Connex Control to deliver comfort all year long. This new air conditioner comes in capacities from 2 to 5 tons and operates at SEER ratings up to 20.5 and EER ratings of up to 15.5. All sizes meet 18 SEER/13 EER.

Warranty information: Three-year labor-limited warranty, as well as 10-year parts limited warranty with timely registration (except where restricted by jurisdiction) and subject to additional terms and conditions.

Serviceability features: Communication between system components allows the Infinity System control to display system history for faster diagnosis. Allows a service technician to attach a second control to outdoor unit for service without entering the home and to access system remotely via the internet to prepare for service call in advance if connected to a Wi-Fi network. Common parts and design as other Carrier models for familiarization and training.

Noise-reduction features: The Infinity 20 with Greenspeed® Intelligence achieves low sound ratings with a robust compressor sound blanket, double-studded grommets, a laminated sound elimination compressor mounting plate, and forward-swept fan blades.

Additional features: Seamlessly combines high-efficiency variable-speed operation with the feature-rich Infinity System Control to deliver comfort all year long. This new air conditioner comes in capacities from 2 to 5 tons and operates at SEER ratings up to 20.5 and EER ratings of up to 15.5. All sizes meet 18 SEER/13 EER.

Warranty information: Three-year labor limited warranty and 10-year parts only limited warranty with timely registration (except where restricted by jurisdiction) and subject to additional terms and conditions. Optional extended protection programs are available.

Serviceability features: Control box access panel for easy component access. Top access for fan motor and fan assembly components. Common parts and design as other Carrier models for standardization and ease of training.

Warranty information: Ten-year parts only limited warranty with timely registration (except where restricted by jurisdiction). Optional extended protection programs are available.

Serviceability features: A large electrical box cover and a swing-open electrical box provides full-corner access to the inside of the unit for maintenance or service. A removable fan guard allows top access without removing the entire top. Two seven-segment displays on the control provide diagnostic readouts for troubleshooting any issues that may occur.

Noise-reduction features: Low sound levels are achieved using a number of technologies. A swept-wing fan blade and a flat wire fan guard allow large volumes of air to be quietly moved through the unit, maximizing efficiency. A plastic base absorbs sounds and prevents rattles. A sound containment blanket retains compressor sounds and advances vibration, and sound analysis allows units to be designed at sound levels as low as 67 dBA.

IAQ equipment supported: Optional system-matched equipment is available to deliver IAQ achievements including humidifiers, dehumidifiers, and germ-killing ultraviolet C lighting and air filtration up to MERV-16 levels.

Additional features: Advanced diagnostics using the board-mounted seven-segment displays. Application flexibility with features such as load shedding. Nonvolatile memory permits recall of previous alert occurrences. A plastic base eliminates corrosion concerns and minimizes sound. Service access ports are angled to allow easy access for Schrader removal tools and zero-loss refrigerant hoses.

Warranty information: One-year labor limited warranty, lifetime compressor limited warranty, and 10-year parts limited warranty on registered units.

Special installation requirements: This unit uses a conventional thermostat and thermostatic expansion valve refrigerant control.

Serviceability features: A swing-open electrical box provides full-corner access to the inside of the unit for maintenance or service. Two seven-segment LED displays on the control provide diagnostic readouts for observing system conditions or for troubleshooting. When installed as a communicating system using the HX3 thermostat, it provides contractors remote access using the HX Pro App.

Noise-reduction features: The variable-speed fan allows it to minimize its speed and sound while matching needed capacity levels. An innovative ShadowDrive™ sound reduction system that includes an electronically commutated (EC) fan motor, swept-wing fan, composite base pan, flat wire grille guard, and high-density compressor blanket all work together to reduce sound levels.

IAQ equipment supported: Field-installed system-matched IAQ equipment is available including humidifiers, dehumidifiers, and germ-killing ultraviolet C lighting. Multiple air filtration options available providing up to MERV-16 levels.

Additional features: Two-stage system automatically adjusts capacity to better control both temperature and humidity. Can be matched with permanent split capacitor, standard electronically commutated motor, and variable-speed indoor air handlers and furnaces for a matched system approach. Can be matched with the communicating, full-color, Wi-Fi-enabled Hx3 thermostat that provides both contractor and consumer remote access. Also has the flexibility to be used with any conventional two-stage thermostat. The main control provides load shedding interface options.

Warranty information: One-year labor limited warranty, lifetime compressor limited warranty, and 10-year parts limited warranty on registered units.

Serviceability features: iGate® diagnostics on the thermostat/PC service tool/dealer portal report 99 fault codes with possible causes as well as 47 status conditions (temperature, flow, superheat/subcool, and loop pressure at time of fault).

Noise-reduction features: Operating at part-load capacities (where the unit operates most of the time), compressor sound is minimal. Double-compressor isolation for ultra-quiet operation. Variable-speed electronically commutated motor adjusts to multiple duct system applications and provides soft start for added comfort and low sound levels. Ultra-quiet, fully insulated compressor and air handler section.

IAQ equipment supported: ClimateMaster’s EarthPure® polarized media electronic air cleaner installs directly into the 1- or 2-inch filter rack of a ClimateMaster heat pump or air handler. The electronically enhanced media combines elements of both electronic and media air cleaners. It efficiently removes particles down to 0.3 microns and removes odors.

Additional features: Utilizes variable speed to provide an extremely wide range of heating and cooling capacities with the ability to perfectly match loads to as low as 30 percent of maximum. In addition, patent-pending Q-Mode® technology saves an additional 80 percent on hot water production by producing year-round domestic hot water on demand at over 500 percent efficiency. Delivers unsurpassed comfort and humidity control by precisely matching its capacity to the heating and cooling load.

Warranty information: Limited 10-year parts and five-year labor allowance. The additional optional five-year labor allowance extends the limited warranty to 10-year parts and 10-year labor allowance.

Special installation requirements: Requires successful completion of two-day Trilogy factory training. Training includes classroom and hands-on in-lab startup and diagnostics, including the use of iGate four-wire connection and electronic configuration using PC service tool or communicating thermostat.

Serviceability features: A swing-open electrical box provides full-corner access to the inside of the unit for maintenance or service. Two seven-segment LED displays on the control provide diagnostic readouts for observing system conditions or for troubleshooting any issues that may occur. When installed as a communicating system using the Hx3 thermostat, it provides contractor remote access using the HX Pro App.

Noise-reduction features: WhisperDrive™ system features a combination of engineered, sound-neutralizing attributes such as a swept-wing fan blade that can quietly move large quantities of air and a composite base pan that is corrosion-resistant and absorbs sound. A multi-density compressor cloak helps contain sound. The variable-speed fan allows it to minimize its speed and sound while matching needed capacity levels.

IAQ equipment supported: Optional system-matched equipment is available, including humidifiers, dehumidifiers, and germ-killing ultraviolet C lighting.

Additional features: Two-stage system automatically adjusts capacity to better control both temperature and humidity. Can be matched with permanent split capacitor, standard electronically commutated motor, and variable-speed indoor air handlers and furnaces for a matched system approach. Can be matched with the communicating full-color Wi-Fi-enabled Hx3 thermostat that provides both contractor and consumer remote access. Also has the flexibility to be used with any conventional two-stage thermostat. The main control provides load-shedding interface options.

Warranty information: Ninety-day labor limited warranty, lifetime compressor limited warranty. and 10-year parts limited warranty on registered units.

Serviceability features: A large electrical box cover and a swing-open electrical box provide full-corner access to the inside of the unit for maintenance or service. A removable fan guard allows top access without removing the entire top. Two seven-segment displays on the control provide diagnostic readouts for troubleshooting any issues that may occur.

Noise-reduction features: Low sound levels are achieved using a number of technologies. A swept-wing fan blade and a flat wire fan guard allows large volumes of air to be quietly moved through the unit, maximizing efficiency. A plastic base absorbs sounds and prevents rattles. A sound-containment blanket retains compressor sounds and advances vibration, and sound analysis allows units to be designed at sound levels as low as 67 dBA.

IAQ equipment supported: Optional system-matched equipment is available to deliver IAQ achievements, including humidifiers, dehumidifiers, and germ-killing ultraviolet C lighting and air filtration up to MERV 16 levels.

Additional features: Advanced diagnostics using the board-mounted seven-segment displays. Application flexibility with features such as load shedding. Non-volatile memory permits recall of previous alert occurrences. A plastic base eliminates corrosion concerns and helps minimize sound. Service access ports are angled to allow easy access for Schrader removal tools and zero loss refrigerant hoses.

Warranty information: Ninety-day labor limited warranty, lifetime compressor limited warranty, and 10-year parts limited warranty on registered units.

Special installation requirements: This unit uses a conventional thermostat and thermostatic expansion valve refrigerant control.

Serviceability features: Patent-pending, flexible copper tubing for easy motor access. Low 30-inch height. Cabinets constructed of heavy-gauge, corrosion-resistant galvanized steel. Four-screw removal for easy access to all electrical connections. Dual condensate drain connections on left side, right side, and bottom of cabinet. One-inch duct flanges on all models simplify attachment to plenums such as 1-1/2-inch duct board. Front-mount pull-style disconnect.

Additional features: Air conditioning or heat pump applications; R-22 and R-410A compatible. Proven copper tube and aluminum fin coil technology. Five-speed, high-efficiency electronically commutated motor (ECM) or permanent split capacitor motor available. Easy-to-service electric heat section. Standard factory-installed 5-, 7.5-, or 10-kW heat kits on all models. Includes thermostat connections, time delay (1 second on, 45 seconds off), and motor uses control board; functions are built into the five-speed ECM motor.

Warranty information: Standard warranty one-year parts. See warranty document for details or visit www.marsdelivers.com.

Serviceability features: Left-hand refrigerant and plumbing features; externally mounted flowrater body with Schrader valve; Air-Conditioning, Heating and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI) certifiable with certain brands of air conditioner and heat pump systems.

Additional features: Designed specifically for manufactured home downflow applications where refrigerant lines are required to immediately descend to the underfloor area. Chatleff fittings allow for solderless thermostatic expansion valve installation and replacement. Modified A-coil is designed for high-static conditions found in manufactured homes. Heavy-duty plastic drain pans on all models. UL listed for use with both R-22 and R-410A when proper metering device is used.

Warranty information: All parts are warrantied to be free from defects in workmanship and materials for normal residential use and maintenance for five years from the date of purchase by the original consumer for the original residential installation when the coil is installed in an AHRI-matched system. Register the product within 60 days of the purchase for the AHRI-matched system warranty.

Serviceability features: Compatible with the Ion System Control and Observer Communicating Control, featuring system control with remote access (when connected to the internet) and text-based diagnostics. Three-piece grille panels can be removed separately to view/clean. Easy access to service valves. Only two screws to access control panel. High- and low-pressure switches.

Noise-reduction features: Units are equipped with Copeland Scroll compressors and isolation compressor grommets to minimize sound at maximum performance. Compressor sound blanket standard.

IAQ equipment supported: As part of an installed system, this air conditioner is compatible with a wide range of IAQ products, including filters, humidifiers, ultraviolet lights, and electronic air cleaners. Factory-installed outdoor air temperature sensor.

Thermostat compatibility: Compatible with most thermostats. Communicating and self-configuring function only when used with new Comfortmaker Ion System Control or Observer Communicating Control (thermostat).

Additional features: Energy Star ratings with selected coil-only combinations in every size. Up to 16-SEER efficiency rating. Easy-to-read diagnostics. Thermostat can be programmed to display contractor name/contact information when homeowners need service or routine maintenance or cleaning.

Warranty information: Five-year No Hassle Replacement limited warranty and 10-year parts limited warranty, including compressor and coils, to original purchaser with timely registration. Parts limited warranty period is five-year parts if not registered within 90 days of installation, except where restricted by jurisdiction. See limited warranty certificate for details and restrictions.

Serviceability features: Easy-access service valves. External high and low refrigerant service ports. Control panel allows for quicker service access with only two screws. Bi-flow filter-drier included with every unit for easy field installation.

Noise-reduction features: Top-discharge design minimizes noise and improves airflow. To reduce noise at maximum performance, units are equipped with scroll compressors and isolation compressor grommets.

IAQ equipment supported: As part of an installed system, this heat pump is compatible with a wide range of IAQ products, including filters, humidifiers, ultraviolet lights, and electronic air cleaners.

Additional features: Up to 17.5 SEER/13.5 EER cooling efficiency and up to 9.5 HSPF heating efficiency. Two-stage cooling for improved temperature and humidity control. Integrated solid state controls make the change from heating to cooling go smoothly. Durable copper tubing and aluminum fin coil and fins that are post-painted for protection maintain efficiency.

Warranty information: Ten-year parts limited warranty, including compressor and coils, to original purchaser with timely registration. Parts limited warranty period is five-year parts if not registered within 90 days of installation, except where restricted by jurisdiction. See limited warranty certificate for details and restrictions.

Serviceability features: Precharged for up to 33 feet of liquid line. Includes washable long-life filters. Self-diagnostics with digital display. Auto restart after power failure. Anticorrosion treatment on heat exchanger. ECONO operation mode enables efficient operation by limiting the maximum power consumption. This function is useful to prevent the circuit breaker from tripping when the unit operates alongside other appliances on the same circuit.

Noise-reduction features: Indoor sound pressure levels as low as 19 dBA and outdoor unit sound pressures as low as 46 dBA. Outdoor unit quiet operation mode lowers the noise level of the outdoor unit by changing the frequency and fan speed of the outdoor unit. This function is convenient during nighttime operation.

IAQ equipment supported: Includes long-life washable filter and titanium apatite photocatalytic air purification.

Additional features: Inside the modern white or silver exterior is a highly intelligent system that can be controlled with a standard wireless remote or with the Daikin Comfort adapter and mobile app. EMURA provides a wide operating range, from minus 4° to 115°F with wind baffle for cooling and 5° to 65° for heating. An intelligent-eye sensor monitors the room for occupancy and adjusts to an energy-savings mode and also monitors movement in the room to direct airflow.

Warranty information: Includes 12-year parts limited parts warranty. Complete warranty details available from local dealer or at www.daikincomfort.com. To receive the 12-year parts limited warranty, online registration must be completed within 60 days of installation. Online registration is not required in California or Quebec. If product installed in a commercial application, limited warranty period is five years.

Serviceability features: Self-diagnostic control board with indicator lights, seven-segment LED display, and fault code storage. Inverter board cooled by refrigerant circuit. Only two low-voltage wires to outdoor unit required. Field-selectable boost mode increases compressor speed during unusually high loads. Coil and ambient temperature sensors. Suction pressure transducer. Sweat connection service valves with easy access to gauge ports. Easy top and side maintenance access.

Noise-reduction features: Side discharge cabinet design with Daikin inverter compressor provides outdoor unit sound pressure levels as low as 55 dBA.

IAQ equipment supported: The Daikin Premium Air Cleaner was designed specifically for the Fit system and includes a pleated MERV-15 media filter that removes more than 85 percent of particles down to 0.3 microns; 98 percent of aspergillus fumigatus, aspergillus versicolor, and stachybotrys chartarum; 99 percent of ragweed; over 72 percent of cat dander; and over 73 percent of dust mites from the airstream. Magnetic door design ensures toolless, easy access to filter components for quick and easy filter change.

Additional features: Furnaces and evaporator coils include horizontal, upflow, and downflow configurations, with furnace efficiencies from 80 to 97 percent AFUE.

Warranty information: Backed by a 12-year parts limited warranty and a 12-year unit replacement limited warranty. Complete warranty details available from local dealer or at www.daikincomfort.com. To receive 12-year unit replacement limited warranty and 12-year parts limited warranty, online registration must be completed within 60 days of installation. Additional requirements for annual maintenance are required for the unit replacement limited warranty. Online registration and some of the additional requirements are not required in California or Quebec.

Serviceability features: Factory-installed electronic expansion valve (EEV) simplifies installation and controls refrigerant flow for efficient cooling. ComfortNet control compatibility allows the use of convenient, specially designed LCD thermostats with option for wireless system access, providing setting changes and system monitoring via an internet connection. ComfortNet features include dual fuel, outdoor temperature display, dehumidification, advanced diagnostics, a programmable continuous fan control, and more. Other features include 21-inch depth, recall of six most recent faults, cfm indicator, and toolless filter access.

Noise-reduction features: Variable-speed electronically commutated (EC) fan motor provides gradual startup and shutdown for unobtrusive operation. Fully insulated cabinet provides additional sound reduction.

IAQ equipment supported: The variable-speed EC blower motor provides additional dehumidification control and comfort when combined with the ComfortNet control system. The DVPEC air handler can be matched with a full line of Clean Comfort branded IAQ products, including air filters, ultraviolet purifiers, energy recovery ventilators (ERVs) and heat recovery ventilators (HRVs), and humidifiers.

Additional features: Horizontal or vertical installation. Factory-installed electronic expansion valve (EEV). All-aluminum evaporator coil. Less than 2 percent cabinet leakage at 1-inch H2O and less than 1.4 percent at 0.5 inch H2O (per ASHRAE standard 193). Electric heater kits 3 to 25 kW. DecaBDE-free thermoplastic drain pan with secondary drain. Screwless side and back cabinet with foil-faced insulation for reduced condensation.

Warranty information: Twelve-year parts limited warranty. Complete warranty details available from local dealer or at www.daikincomfort.com. To receive the 12-year parts limited warranty, online registration must be completed within 60 days of installation. Online registration is not required in California or Quebec.

Serviceability features: ComfortNet communications system with CTK04 ComfortNet thermostat for quick and easy setup and installation. Continuously monitors system performance and allows remote control of system as an option. Simple low-voltage wiring to outdoor unit. Sophisticated diagnostics constantly monitor air conditioner system, pinpointing trouble spots for a fast fix. Diagnostic indicator lights and storage of six fault codes. Color-coded terminal strip for non-communication setup. High- and low-pressure switches. Single-panel controls access.

Noise-reduction features: Factory-installed, acoustically engineered, heavy-duty sound control blanket. Electronically commutated (EC) condenser fan motor provides dependable quiet airflow across condensing coil.

IAQ equipment supported: The DX20VC outdoor air conditioner can be matched with a full line of Clean Comfort branded IAQ products, including air filters, ultraviolet purifiers, heat recovery ventilators and energy recovery ventilators, and humidifiers.

Warranty information: Twelve-year unit replacement and 12-year parts limited warranty. Complete warranty details available from local dealer or at www.daikincomfort.com. To receive the 12-year parts limited warranty, online registration must be completed within 60 days of installation. Online registration is not required in California or Quebec.

Serviceability features: Offers precise system control with remote access, text-based diagnostics, and contractor name/information displayed (when installed as part of a complete Ion or Observer communicating system including the Ion System Control or Observer Communicating Control with Wi-Fi capability).

Noise-reduction features: Variable-speed compressor and compact electronically commutated fan motor operate at quiet (as low as 56 decibels), low speeds most of the time. Soft start and smooth ramp-up to operating speeds. Cabinet includes isolation compressor grommets and a high-performance compressor sound shield.

IAQ equipment supported: As part of an installed system, this air conditioner is compatible with a wide range of IAQ products, including filters, humidifiers, ultraviolet lights, and electronic air cleaners. Factory-installed outdoor air temperature sensor.

Thermostat compatibility: Compatible with most thermostats. Communicating and self-configuring function only when used with new Day & Night Ion System Control or Observer Communicating Control (thermostat).

Additional features: When installed as part of a complete Ion or Observer communicating system including the Ion System Control or Observer Communicating Control, the unit provides five-stage variable-speed technology in a compact design. Efficiencies up to19 SEER.

Warranty information: Ten-year No Hassle Replacement limited warranty and 10-year parts limited warranty, including compressor and coils, to original purchaser with timely registration. Parts limited warranty period is five-year parts if not registered within 90 days of installation, except where restricted by jurisdiction. See limited warranty certificate for details and restrictions.

Serviceability features: Easy-access service valves. External high and low refrigerant service ports. Control panel allows for quick service access with only two screws. Filter-drier supplied with every unit for easy installation.

Noise-reduction features: Top-discharge design minimizes noise and improves airflow. To reduce noise at maximum performance, units are equipped with scroll compressors and isolation compressor grommets.

IAQ equipment supported: As part of an installed system, this air conditioner is compatible with a wide range of IAQ products, including filters, humidifiers, ultraviolet lights, and electronic air cleaners. Factory-installed outdoor air temperature sensor.

Additional features: Energy Star qualified with efficiencies up to 17 SEER/13 EER. Scroll compressor provides reliable two-stage cooling for temperature and humidity control. Galvanized steel construction protects unit against extreme weather. Durable copper tubing and aluminum fin coil and fins that are post-painted protect the unit and maintain efficiency.

Warranty information: Ten-year parts limited warranty, including compressor and coils, to original purchaser with timely registration. Parts limited warranty period is five-year parts if not registered within 90 days of installation, except where restricted by jurisdiction. See limited warranty certificate for details and restrictions.

Serviceability features: Wall penetration template to mark and drill accurately. Easy-to-remove modular drain pan assembly. Quick access to tangential blower and motor. Clear access to piping. Easy access to the wire terminal blocks. Kickstand on the wall bracket provides ample space to work. Advanced corrosion protection. Auto clean. Washable, antimicrobial air filter.

Noise-reduction features: Indoor unit: Crossflow fan and brushless DC (BLDC) fan motor. Outdoor unit: Propeller-style fan provides even air distribution across condenser coil, providing low air noise; inverter compressor runs at variable speeds for quiet operation; and blanketed compressor aids in sound attenuation from the inverter compressor.

Additional features: The Floating Air Pro Series has Friedrich FastPro technology. In a few easy steps that can be performed in minutes, the entire blower wheel assembly can be removed for cleaning and service. Also, there is easy access to the terminal blocks.

Warranty information: Five-year parts and seven-year compressor warranties come standard. Friedrich Advantage contractors receive an extended warranty of one-year labor, 10-year parts, and 10-year compressor.

Special installation requirements: Recommended: Basic hand tools, 3-inch hole saw, orbital flaring tool, torque wrench, nitrogen tank and regulator with 600 psi limit, micron gauge and 5-hp vacuum pump, refrigerant scale, and Schrader core remover.

Serviceability features: Removable jacket panels allow easy access to coil for cleaning and routine maintenance. Removable access panel for compressor or pressure switch maintenance. External service valves for easy charging. Removable fan top assembly without removing wiring.

Noise-reduction features: Composite base pan for sound and vibration absorption. Compressor sound blanket reduces any excess noise.

IAQ equipment supported: Supports all standard IAQ products, including zoning components, air cleaners, ultraviolet lights, and humidity control.

Replacement parts compatibility: Some shared parts and some unique parts. Shares replacement parts with other models.

Additional features: All-aluminum coil technology. Inverter technology that allows the unit to modulate between five compressor speeds, both below and above nominal capacity. Works with most off-the-shelf two-stage thermostats. Uses the same family of coils and air handlers/furnaces as two-stage product.

Warranty information: Includes a five-year limited parts warranty and a one-year Quality Pledge to replace the unit if the compressor fails within the first year. If the product is registered within 60 days of purchase, the coverage increases to a 10-year limited parts warranty and a 10-year Quality Pledge. Extended warranties are available through the Contractors’ Preferred Protection Plan.

Serviceability features: Self-diagnostic system with easy-to-read LED error codes, which can be looked up in Fujitsu’s Mobile Technician App for step-by-step troubleshooting.

Noise-reduction features: Features 11 indoor unit styles to choose from, several featuring Quiet Mode. The outdoor unit is as low as 54 dBA.

IAQ equipment supported: Wall-mounted indoor models feature ion deodorization filters that decompose absorbed odors using the oxidizing/reducing effects of ions generated by the ultra-fine-particle ceramic and Apple-Catechin filters, which absorb fine dust, invisible mold spores, and harmful microorganisms onto the filter by static electricity, inhibiting and deactivating further growth. Three-year life expectancy. Wash to restore surface action.

Thermostat compatibility: Requires a special thermostat. Thermostat adapter kit offers connection to many of today’s popular thermostats.

Additional features: The compact and slim design of the J-IIIL Series makes it ideal for low-rise and urban building designs with limited installation space. Up to 30 indoor units can be connected to the 10-ton outdoor unit. Outdoor unit high-static pressure is available up to 0.24 inches of water column (60 Pa). Systems reach a total refrigerant piping length of 1,312 feet.

Warranty information: Standard one-year parts and two-year compressor warranty. Systems that have been installed by a licensed contractor, have been properly commissioned, and and have been registered online have a 10-year parts and compressor warranty. Systems that have been installed by an Elite contractor, have been properly commissioned, and have been registered online have a 12-year parts and compressor warranty. See warranty statement for full details.

Serviceability features: Self-diagnostic system with easy-to-read LED error codes, which can be looked up in Fujitsu’s Mobile Technician App for step-by-step troubleshooting.

Noise-reduction features: The indoor unit is as low as 24 dBA in Quiet Mode and the outdoor unit is as low as 47 dBA.

Thermostat compatibility: Requires a special thermostat. Using a thermostat adapter kit, the RGLX series can be connected to many of today’s popular thermostats.

Additional features: These units have enough static pressure to heat or cool a whole house. Can be installed in applications that require static pressure up to 0.80 inches of water column  (12/18/24/30/36k models). Maximum piping lengths of up to 246 feet (42/48RGLXD systems). Heating operation rated down to minus 5˚F outdoor temperature. Built-in drain pump. Select two- or three-wire control via dipswitch on indoor unit. Slim and compact design of indoor and outdoor unit.

Warranty information: Standard five-year parts and seven-year compressor warranty. Systems that have been installed in residential applications by a licensed contractor and have been registered online have a 10-year parts and compressor warranty. Systems that have been installed by an Elite contractor and have been registered online have a 12-year parts and compressor warranty. See warranty statement for full details.

Serviceability features: The upgraded wire guard and hail guard around the condenser allow for easy access to clean the coil while also protecting the unit from any external debris or contact. If access to the inside of the unit is required, the top pan can be removed without having to unplug the fan motor.

Noise-reduction features: A redesigned composite drain pan with features molded into the part center the coil and ensure that there is no vibration or rattling against the wire guard. This unit also has multiple attachment locations where the one-piece top pan connects to the wire guard for quiet operation.

Additional features: This family of condensers utilizes all-aluminum coils to minimize the charge in the system, reduce the weight of the unit, and provide high corrosion resistance. The protective wire guard also has a powder-coated finish.

Warranty information: This unit comes with an out-of-the-box five-year limited all-parts warranty. If registered, coverage extends to a 10-year limited all-parts warranty.

Serviceability features: ComfortBridge technology continuously monitors system performance, gathering data to make automatic adjustments. Wirelessly connects for quick and easy commissioning, configuration, diagnostics, and troubleshooting via onboard Bluetooth using the new CoolCloud™ smartphone/tablet app. Factory-installed sensors monitor coil and ambient temperature. Copeland ComfortAlert™ built-in advanced diagnostics. Service valves with sweat connections. Easy-access gauge ports. Single-panel access to controls with space for field-installed accessories; service port/controls are accessible while unit is operating. Contactor with lug connection.

Noise-reduction features: Acoustically engineered sound control blanket. Engineered sound control top design. Two-stage compressor allows for quiet operation, as lower speed allows unit to run longer to reduce humidity and support consistent indoor temperature control.

IAQ equipment supported: Supports the Clean Comfort Indoor Air Essential line of IAQ products and accessories, as well as other IAQ equipment.

Additional features: Rather than installing the communications circuit board in the thermostat (mounted on an inside wall), ComfortBridge technology is securely installed in the indoor HVAC unit. It works with any single-stage thermostat. Factory-installed inline filter-drier protects refrigerant system from dirt and moisture. Factory-installed transformer. Factory-installed high- and low-pressure switches. In communicating mode, only two low-voltage wires to the outdoor unit are needed.

Warranty information: Lifetime compressor limited warranty; 10-year unit replacement limited warranty; 10-year parts limited warranty.

IAQ equipment supported: Multiple IAQ filter options, along with the ability to add aftermarket ultraviolet devices.

Additional features: High-efficiency cooling. Ultra cooling 0° to 118°F and Ultra heating down to minus 31°. Multiple indoor configurations, including a new high static ducted unit with selectable external static pressure capability up to .8 inches.

Warranty information: Five years on parts, five years unit replacement* (*five-year, only available to certified Gree select dealers).

Serviceability features: Compatible with the Ion System Control and Observer Communicating Control, featuring system control with remote access (when connected to the internet) and text-based diagnostics. Three-piece grille panels can be removed separately to view/clean. Easy access to service valves. Only two screws to access control panel. High- and low-pressure switches.

Noise-reduction features: Units are equipped with Copeland Scroll UltraTech™ compressors and isolation compressor grommets to minimize sound at maximum performance. High performance compressor sound shield standard.

IAQ equipment supported: As part of an installed system, this air conditioner is compatible with a wide range of IAQ products, including filters, humidifiers, ultraviolet lights, and electronic air cleaners (EACs). Factory-installed outdoor air temperature sensor.

Thermostat compatibility: Compatible with most thermostats. Communicating and self-configuring function only when used with new Heil Ion System Control or Observer Communicating Control (thermostat).

Additional features: Compatible with the Ion System Control and Observer Communicating Control. Self-configuring capabilities and easy-to-read diagnostics. Thermostat can be programmed to display contractor name/contact information when homeowners need service, or routine maintenance or cleaning. Provides two-stage comfort. Efficiencies up to 17 SEER. Tight-wire coil guard provides maximum protection with optimal airflow.

Warranty information: Ten-year No Hassle Replacement limited warranty and 10-year parts limited warranty, including compressor and coils, to original purchaser with timely registration. Parts limited warranty period is five-year parts if not registered within 90 days of installation, except where restricted by jurisdiction. See limited warranty certificate for details and restrictions.

Special installation requirements: Thermostatic expansion valve recommended for maximum system reliability. The units must be installed with a fan coil or furnace capable of supporting two-stage cooling.

Serviceability features: Compatible with the Ion System Control and Observer Communicating Control, featuring system control with remote access (when connected to the internet) and text-based diagnostics. Three-piece grille panels can be removed separately to view/clean. Easy access to service valves. Only two screws to access control panel. High- and low-pressure switches.

Noise-reduction features: Units are equipped with Copeland Scroll compressors and isolation compressor grommets to minimize sound at maximum performance. Compressor sound blanket standard.

IAQ equipment supported: As part of an installed system, this air conditioner is compatible with a wide range of IAQ products, including filters, humidifiers, ultraviolet lights, and electronic air cleaners. Factory-installed outdoor air temperature sensor.

Thermostat compatibility: Compatible with most thermostats. Communicating and self-configuring function only when used with new Heil Ion System Control or Observer Communicating Control (thermostat).

Additional features: Energy Star ratings with selected coil-only combinations in every size. Up to 16-SEER efficiency rating. Easy-to-read diagnostics. Thermostat can be programmed to display contractor name/contact information when homeowners need service, or routine maintenance or cleaning.

Warranty information: Five-year No Hassle Replacement limited warranty and 10-year parts limited warranty, including compressor and coils, to original purchaser with timely registration. Parts limited warranty period is five-year parts if not registered within 90 days of installation, except where restricted by jurisdiction. See limited warranty certificate for details and restrictions.

Serviceability features: The hinged control box swings open or removes for quick access to internal components. Electrical and water connections are conveniently located on the front corner post. Other features include front-panel refrigerant test port access, removable exterior service panels, sealed air-handling compartment for setup and service during unit operation, and externally mounted desuperheater switch.

Noise-reduction features: Elastomeric compressor vibration absorption pads provide compressor and blower motor isolation, resulting in quiet operation. Additionally, high-density, closed-cell foam insulation that is UL Greenguard certified absorbs sound. Cabinets are built to last, meeting industry leakage guidelines.

IAQ equipment supported: Enertech offers a field-installed accessory filter rack that accepts a 1- or 2-inch disposable pleated filter. Lifetime washable electrostatic filters or electronic air cleaners with disposable media packs are available as well. Most other air filtration, humidification, or purifier systems are compatible with all Enertech products.

Additional features: Compact horizontal packaged models are field configurable for side or end discharge and feature a compact design with high efficiencies. An all-aluminum microchannel air coil improves efficiency. Sensor-and-flow switch-protected, foam-enclosed brazed plate heat exchanger reduces weight and refrigerant charge while increasing performance. Compact design allows 24-inch on-center attic truss pass-through installation. This unit is available in all sizes with a brazed plate heat exchanger or a coaxial heat exchanger.

Warranty information: Standard residential warranty includes a 10-year warranty on all unit components, 10-year warranty on select accessory items, and a five-year labor allowance on all of the above including select accessories. Free labor allowance upgrade to 10 years with warranty registration. Optional limited lifetime microchannel air coil and compressor warranty available.

Special installation requirements: Enertech offers hands-on, in-depth training on geothermal service and installation, troubleshooting, design, sizing, and software to ensure contractors are well-equipped.

Serviceability features: Slide-out blower fan motor deck, removable chassis, easily accessible controls section, easy to access filter rack.

Noise-reduction features: Insulated compressor compartment, insulated air discharge, and divided sound and sight baffle.

IAQ equipment supported: Outside air damper options available. Room side air filtration up to MERV 13.

Serviceability features: Offers precise system control with remote access, text-based diagnostics, and contractor name/information displayed (when installed as part of a complete Ion or Observer communicating system including the Ion System Control or Observer Communicating Control with Wi-Fi capability).

Noise-reduction features: Variable-speed compressor and compact electronically commutated (EC) fan motor operate at quiet (as low as 56 decibels), low speeds most of the time. Soft start and smooth ramp-up to operating speeds. Cabinet includes isolation compressor grommets and a high-performance compressor sound shield.

IAQ equipment supported: As part of an installed system, this air conditioner is compatible with a wide range of IAQ products, including filters, humidifiers, ultraviolet lights, and electronic air cleaners (EACs). Factory-installed outdoor air temperature sensor.

Thermostat compatibility: Compatible with most thermostats. Communicating and self-configuring function only when used with new KeepRite Ion System Control or Observer Communicating Control (thermostat).

Additional features: When installed as part of a complete Ion or Observer communicating system including the Ion System Control or Observer Communicating Control, the unit provides five-stage variable-speed technology in a compact design. Efficiencies up to19 SEER.

Warranty information: Ten-year No Hassle Replacement limited warranty and 10-year parts limited warranty, including compressor and coils, to original purchaser with timely registration. Parts limited warranty period is five-year parts if not registered within 90 days of installation, except where restricted by jurisdiction. See limited warranty certificate for details and restrictions.

Serviceability features: Easy-access service valves. External high and low refrigerant service ports. Control panel allows for quicker service access with only two screws. Bi-flow filter-drier included with every unit for easy field installation.

Noise-reduction features: Top-discharge design minimizes noise and improves airflow. To reduce noise at maximum performance, units are equipped with scroll compressors and isolation compressor grommets.

IAQ equipment supported: As part of an installed system, this heat pump is compatible with a wide range of IAQ products, including filters, humidifiers, ultraviolet lights, and electronic air cleaners (EACs).

Additional features: Up to 17.5-SEER/13.5-EER cooling efficiency and up to 9.5-HSPF heating efficiency. Two-stage cooling for improved temperature and humidity control. Integrated solid state controls make the change from heating to cooling go smoothly. Durable copper tubing and aluminum fin coil and fins that are post-painted for protection maintain efficiency.

Warranty information: Ten-year parts limited warranty, including compressor and coils, to original purchaser with timely registration. Parts limited warranty period is five-year parts if not registered within 90 days of installation, except where restricted by jurisdiction. See limited warranty certificate for details and restrictions.

Serviceability features: The improved cabinet fit and finish provides less leakage, greater stability, and easier serviceability. The chatleff connections to the thermostatic expansion valve and an antimicrobial drain pan also increase the ease of service for this unit.

Additional features: Lennox Quantum™ Coil technology is engineered to protect against environmental corrosion. The unit runs smoothly at high speeds for an elevated level of comfort, with minimum operating sounds and energy waste. It reduces sound for quiet operation and helps prevent cabinet sweating in hot and humid environments.

Warranty information: Five-year parts warranty on covered components, including the compressor, with an available full 10-year limited warranty when registered.

Serviceability features: The SmartHinge™ louver design allows for quick, easy access to interior components from all sides for cleaning and maintenance, and it protects coils from damage. Chatleff connections to the thermostatic expansion valve and angled service ports.

Noise-reduction features: The heat pump keeps operating noise to a minimum: 71 decibels. The precision-engineered scroll compressor, with its sound-dampening system, provides low sound levels and durability, even in extreme weather and demanding conditions.

Additional features: Features Lennox Quantum coil technology, making it longer-lasting, high-performing, and more installer friendly than ever. Efficiencies of up to 16 SEER and 9.5 HSPF.

Warranty information: Ten-year limited compressor warranty and five-year parts warranty on covered components with an available full 10-year limited warranty when registered.

Serviceability features: Smart Diagnosis™ technology enables users to easily self-diagnose and begin to troubleshoot issues as they arise. As part of the new design, there is easy access to the filter, making regular cleaning simple and streamlined. The Art Cool Mirror is built on one of a handful of standardized chassis in LG’s product line for streamlined servicing across products.

Noise-reduction features: Twin rotary compressor reduces vibration and noise transmission. Sleep mode permits lower airflow and sound output.

Thermostat compatibility: Compatible with most thermostats. Also compatible with dry contact to allow use of a third-party thermostat.

Additional features: With built-in Wi-Fi capability users can adjust their settings via the LG SmartThinQ app on their smartphone. Also compatible with Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant.

Warranty information: Standard limited liability warranty program: 10-year parts and 10-year compressor warranty on qualified systems. LG Excellence Contractors are eligible for an additional two-year parts and two-year compressor warranty for qualifying residential/light commercial systems, extending their standard limited liability warranty to 12 years for the parts and compressor. For complete warranty details visit, lghvac.com

Special installation requirements: Detachable bottom panel is easily removable to access control terminal. Support clip assists install/service by tilting bottom of the indoor unit away from the wall. Larger side knockouts for more convenient pipe/cable routing.

Serviceability features: Maintenance alerts and exclusive Smart Diagnosis™ function. The SmartThinQ app can be set up to send reminders when filters need to be cleaned on an established schedule. The app also features an exclusive Smart Diagnosis functionality, which helps customers troubleshoot issues, should they arise. LG offers technical support over the phone at 888-865-3026, Monday to Friday, from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Central time.

Noise-reduction features: Features an inverter fan motor that constantly ramps up and down to regulate temperature, which reduces the overall sound because it is not simply kicking on and off to modulate.

IAQ equipment supported: The unit comes with a filter rack sized to hold a field-provided 16x20x1-inch filter cartridge. The filter rack is equipped with guides that keep the filter centered. Filter service access is from the front of the unit without removing the coil or fan area access panels. Filter access door is provided with thumb screws that can be removed.

Additional features: Four-way installation capabilities (vertically, horizontally from the left and right, or inverted with a down-flow conversion kit. A factory-installed dry contact allows homeowners to easily connect a third-party thermostat. LG’s VAHUs are also Wi-Fi capable, giving homeowners the ability to control their a/c system using the LG SmartThinQ app.

Warranty information: Standard limited liability warranty program: 10-year parts and 10-year compressor warranty on qualified systems. LG Excellence Contractors are eligible for an additional two-year parts and two-year compressor warranty for qualifying residential/light commercial systems, extending their standard limited liability warranty to 12 years for the parts and compressor. For complete warranty details visit, lghvac.com

Serviceability features: A swing-open electrical box provides full corner access to the inside of the unit for maintenance or service. Two seven-segment LED displays on the control provide diagnostic readouts for observing system conditions or for troubleshooting. When installed as a communicating system, using the Hx3 thermostat, it provides contractor remote access using the Hx Pro App, with the ability to observe or monitor alerts or reminders.

Noise-reduction features: Features an innovative SilentDrive™ sound reduction system that includes a variable-speed electronically commutated (EC) fan motor, swept-wing fan blade, composite base pan, flat-wire grille guard, and compressor blanket.

IAQ equipment supported: Field-installed, system-matched IAQ equipment is available, including humidifiers, dehumidifiers, and germ-killing ultraviolet C lighting. Multiple air filtration options available, providing up to MERV-16 levels.

Additional features: Can be matched with the communicating, full-color, Wi-Fi-enabled Hx3 thermostat that provides both contractor and consumer remote access. Also has the flexibility to be used with any conventional two-stage thermostat. The main control provides load-shedding interface options. Two-stage system automatically adjusts capacity to better control both temperature and humidity. Can be matched with permanent split capacitor (PSC), standard electronically commutated motor, and variable-speed indoor air handlers and furnaces for a matched system approach.

Warranty information: One-year labor limited warranty, lifetime compressor limited warranty, and 10-year parts limited warranty on registered units.

Serviceability features: A large electrical box cover and a swing-open electrical box provide full corner access to the inside of the unit for maintenance or service. A removable fan guard allows top access without removing the entire top. Two seven-segment displays on the control provide diagnostic readouts for troubleshooting any issues that may occur.

Noise-reduction features: A swept-wing fan blade and a flat-wire fan guard allows large volumes of air to be quietly moved through the unit. A plastic base absorbs sounds and prevents rattles. A sound containment blanket retains compressor sounds. Sound levels as low as 67 dBA.

IAQ equipment supported: Optional system-matched equipment is available to deliver IAQ achievements, including humidifiers, dehumidifiers, germ-killing ultraviolet C lighting, and air filtration up to MERV-16 levels.

Additional features: Advanced diagnostics using the board-mounted seven-segment displays. Application flexibility with features such as load shedding. Non-volatile memory permits recall of previous alert occurrences. A plastic base eliminates corrosion concerns. Service access ports are angled to allow easy access for Schrader removal tools and zero loss refrigerant hoses.

Warranty information: One-year labor limited warranty, lifetime compressor limited warranty, and 10-year parts limited warranty on registered units.

Special installation requirements: This unit uses a conventional thermostat and thermostatic expansion valve refrigerant control.

Serviceability features: Removable jacket panels allow easy access to coil for cleaning and routine maintenance. Removable access panel for compressor or pressure switch maintenance. External service valves for easy charging. Removable fan top assembly without removing wiring.

Noise-reduction features: Composite base pan for sound and vibration absorption. Compressor sound blanket reduces any excess noise.

IAQ equipment supported: Supports all standard IAQ products, including zoning components, air cleaners, ultraviolet lights, and humidity control.

Replacement parts compatibility: Some shared parts and some unique parts. Shares replacement parts with other models.

Additional features: All-aluminum coil technology. Inverter technology allows the unit to modulate between five compressor speeds, both below and above nominal capacity. Works with most off-the-shelf two-stage thermostats. Uses the same family of coils and air handlers/furnaces as two-stage product.

Warranty information: Five-year limited parts warranty and one-year Dependability Promise to replace the unit if the compressor fails within the first year. If the product is registered within 60 days of purchase, the coverage increases to a 12-year limited parts warranty and a 12-year Dependability Promise. Extended warranties are available through the Contractors’ Preferred Protection Plan.

Serviceability features: The system, which includes both an indoor and outdoor unit, utilizes one breaker spot in an electrical panel.

Noise-reduction features: Operation as low as 22 dBA for the indoor unit, making it an ideal solution for residential and light commercial applications.

IAQ equipment supported: Designed for top-of-the-line air filtration. With washable, 10-year filters with multi-stage allergen filtration, the system removes particulates and contaminants from the air with continuous fan operation for better air circulation. The anti-allergen filter traps dust, impurities, and other particles to provide occupants with high IAQ.

Thermostat compatibility: Requires a METUS controller or a thermostat interface to be compatible with most thermostats.

Additional features: This system is 115 V, one phase, and 60 Hz. The 115-V service is available in all applications, which provides design and installation flexibility due to common voltage. In addition, the system features low-ambient heating down to minus 4°F.

Warranty information: Parts are warrantied for five years, and the compressor is warrantied for seven years to the original owner of the system. If the system is installed in a residential single-family home and registered within 90 days of installation, the parts and compressor will be warrantied for 10 years. If the system is installed by a Mitsubishi Electric Diamond Contractor®, the parts and compressor will be warrantied for 12 years.

Serviceability features: Features a streamlined redesign compared to previous models, making installation much easier for contractors. The nature of a ceiling cassette installation requires contractors to work overhead. The temporary hanging hooks, captive screws, and larger wrench-turning radius on piping all make this work easier.

Noise-reduction features: With the introduction of a 3-D turbo fan, the sound level is as low as 25 dBA.

IAQ equipment supported: Designed for top-of-the-line air filtration. With easy-to-clean, washable, 10-year filters with multi-stage allergen filtration, the system removes particulates and contaminants from the air with continuous fan operation for better air circulation. The anti-allergen filter traps dust, impurities and other particles to provide occupants with high IAQ.

Additional features: With four-way vane control, occupants can select two-, three- or four-way airflow patterns with direct or indirect airflow settings, which offers 72 different combinations for comfort. Each vane can also be adjusted individually. The optional 3D i-see Sensor™ calculates the room occupancy rate and adjusts conditioning accordingly. The result is improved energy savings and even temperature distribution.

Warranty information: Parts are warrantied for five years, and the compressor is warrantied for seven years to the original owner of the system. If the system is installed in a residential single-family home and registered within 90 days of installation, the parts and compressor will be warrantied for 10 years. If the system is installed by a Mitsubishi Electric Diamond Contractor®, the parts and compressor will be warrantied for 12 years.

Additional features: The new OxBox heat pump, a brand by Trane, produces a maximum sound level of 76 dBA and offers a compact design ideal for tighter spaces.

Warranty information: No registration required. One-year replacement pledge (for compressor, coil, and heat exchanger failure), five-year parts limited, seven-year compressor, 20-year heat exchanger (gas furnace/gas package unit).

Serviceability features: Contractor-friendly design features expanded valve space and triple service access. Corner service access allows optimal access to internal components, while individual louver panels speed coil cleaning and cabinet reassembly. This next-generation heat pump harnesses the power of the EcoNet smart thermostat, which provides control, monitoring, and one-touch contractor alert capability.

Noise-reduction features: Designed for durability, featuring a smart composite base pan, which adds to quieter performance. Enhanced mufflers, improved refrigerant tubing, curved louver panels, compressor sound blanket, and rugged corner post design all contribute to a quiet, reliable operation. By running at low speeds throughout the day, variable-speed heat pumps streamline airflow and reduce vibration.

Additional features: Exclusive operating features include the Charge Mode, which simplifies charging during installation, while the unit’s refrigeration charge management ensures system balances in heating and cooling modes. Utilizing advanced sensor technology, the EcoNet smart thermostat monitors high-side pressure and temperature control, while onboard filter and coil monitoring and diagnostic tools deliver real-time alerts and system notifications.

Special installation requirements: The EcoNet smart thermostat is required to operate the system in a fully communicating mode.

Serviceability features: Utilizes Samsung’s S-Net Pro 2 software for commissioning, programming, upgrading firmware, and troubleshooting. Integral diagnostics functions provide error codes on local controllers and on printed circuit board displays.

Noise-reduction features: Uses mode control units (MCUs) to provide simultaneous heating and cooling for different indoor units on the same system. The MCUs use electronic expansion valves to equalize pressure across solenoid valves before changing an indoor zone from heating to cooling to prevent refrigerant noise. Inverter compressors and brushless DC fans reduce system noise.

IAQ equipment supported: Units support high external static pressure ranges. Accessory filter boxes allow for installation of field-provided high-efficiency filters. Optional accessory MERV-13 filters are available. The 360 Cassette and Wind-Free four-way and mini four-way cassettes allow introduction of fresh air through a fresh air intake opening.

Thermostat compatibility: Compatible with most thermostats. Requires a special thermostat. Connection to standard 24-VAC thermostats is possible with an optional thermostat adapter (TADPT2).

Replacement parts compatibility: Some shared parts and some unique parts. Shares replacement parts with other models.

Additional features: Single-phase heat recovery system that provides simultaneous heating and cooling to multiple indoor units. Equipment available in 3, 4, 4.5, and 5 tons. Maximum 492 feet of pipe from the outdoor unit to the farthest indoor unit. Optional base pan heater. Optional Wi-Fi adapter allows control and monitoring remotely using Samsung SmartThings app. Flash injected scroll compressor (5-ton model only).

Warranty information: Ten-year parts, 10-year compressor, one-year limited labor. Product registration required. Conditions apply.

Serviceability features: Easy-access service valves. External high and low refrigerant service ports. Control panel allows for quick service access with only two screws. Filter-drier supplied with every unit for easy installation.

Noise-reduction features: Top-discharge design minimizes noise and improves airflow. To reduce noise at maximum performance, units are equipped with scroll compressors and isolation compressor grommets.

IAQ equipment supported: As part of an installed system, this air conditioner is compatible with a wide range of IAQ products, including filters, humidifiers, ultraviolet lights, and electronic air cleaners. Factory-installed outdoor air temperature sensor.

Additional features: Energy Star qualified with efficiencies up to 17 SEER/13 EER. Scroll compressor provides reliable two-stage cooling for improved temperature and humidity control. Galvanized steel construction protects unit against extreme weather. Durable copper tubing, aluminum fin coil, and fins that are post-painted help protect the unit and maintain efficiency.

Warranty information: Ten-year parts limited warranty, including compressor and coils, to original purchaser with timely registration. Parts limited warranty period is five-year parts if not registered within 90 days of installation, except where restricted by jurisdiction. See limited warranty certificate for details and restrictions.

Serviceability features: Compatible with the Ion System Control and Observer Communicating Control, featuring system control with remote access (when connected to the internet) and text-based diagnostics. Three-piece grille panels can be removed separately to view/clean. Easy access to service valves. Only two screws to access control panel. High- and low-pressure switches.

Noise-reduction features: Units are equipped with Copeland Scroll UltraTech compressors and isolation compressor grommets to minimize sound at maximum performance. High performance compressor sound shield standard.

IAQ equipment supported: As part of an installed system, this air conditioner is compatible with a wide range of IAQ products, including filters, humidifiers, ultraviolet lights, and electronic air cleaners. Factory-installed outdoor air temperature sensor.

Thermostat compatibility: Compatible with most thermostats. Communicating and self-configuring function only when used with new Tempstar Ion System Control or Observer Communicating Control (thermostat).

Additional features: Easy-to-read diagnostics. Thermostat can be programmed to display contractor name/contact information when homeowners need service, or routine maintenance or cleaning. Provides two-stage comfort. Efficiencies up to 17 SEER. Tight-wire coil guard provides maximum protection with optimal airflow.

Warranty information: Ten-year No Hassle Replacement limited warranty and 10-year parts limited warranty, including compressor and coils, to original purchaser with timely registration. Parts limited warranty period is five-year parts if not registered within 90 days of installation, except where restricted by jurisdiction. See limited warranty certificate for details and restrictions.

Special installation requirements: Thermostatic expansion valve recommended for maximum system reliability. The units must be installed with a fan coil or furnace capable of supporting two-stage cooling.

Serviceability features: Removal of a single service access panel provides access to compressor and controls. External refrigerant service valves provide easy access to suction and liquid pressure ports.

Noise-reduction features: The quietest heat pump offered by Trane, with sound levels of 43 to 57 dBA. This unit will meet the strict low noise requirements for HVAC as set by some city codes.

Additional features: Designed with limited space in mind, the XV19 meets difficult-to-install or tight space requirements such as zero lot lines, condos, or under decks. Part of Trane TruComfort System, which allows the variable-speed compressor, outdoor fan, and indoor fan to vary operating speed and Btu as the temperature outside changes, slowing down or speeding up gradually in as little as 1/10 of 1 percent increments to keep comfort with in .5°F of the thermostat setting.

Warranty information: Limited warranty (registered): 10-year compressor, 10-year coil/parts. Limited warranty (unregistered): five-year compressor, five-year coil/parts. Extended warranty available.

Special installation requirements: Tech support and training for installation is provided by local Trane distributors.

Serviceability features: The cabinet is constructed of 22 gauge (0.7 mm) galvanized steel with removable access panels for ease of service.

Noise-reduction features: Fully insulated with 1-inch closed-cell rubber insulation for improved sound attenuation. The electronically commutated control will use the lowest motor speed to achieve the required airflow, which minimizes sound and maximizes electrical efficiency.

IAQ equipment supported: Electronic air cleaner (EAC), energy recovery ventilator (ERV), or heat recovery ventilator (HRV) relay. For optimum IAQ, the control board includes a dry-contact relay to turn on an EAC, ERV, or HRV any time the fan is on. The ECMconfig software allows the user to specify the required fresh air and percentage being brought in. The control board will monitor and maintain the proper fresh air inventory in compliance with ASHRAE 62.2.

Additional features: Formerly a single packaged unit, the new M1218 air handler is now a separate module that can be paired with modular cooling and heating coils. The unit can be mounted in a vertical or horizontal configuration. The coils can be combined as heating only, cooling only, or heating and cooling. The new modular configuration makes the already small unit even more adaptable for easy installation in tight spaces.

Warranty information: Standard warranty on all parts and pieces is one full year from the date of installation. Extended limited parts warranty available for an additional four years (for a full five-year warranty) when installed by a Unico Preferred Contractor (UPC). When UPC-installed products are also registered, they receive a further five-year extension (full 10-year warranty.)

Special installation requirements: For refrigerant systems, an anti-frost switch is provided. Avoid low return air temperature below 65°F, low airflow below 200 cfm per ton, low outdoor temperatures below 65°, and all of these together. For chilled water coils, if the unit will be installed in an area with temperatures below freezing, the water must be protected from freezing.

Serviceability features: The cabinet is constructed of 22 gauge (0.7 mm) galvanized steel with removable access panels for ease of service.

Noise-reduction features: Fully insulated with 1-inch closed-cell rubber insulation for improved sound attenuation. The electronically commutated control will use the lowest motor speed to achieve the required airflow, which minimizes sound and maximizes electrical efficiency.

IAQ equipment supported: Electronic air cleaner (EAC), energy recovery ventilator (ERV), or heat recovery ventilator (HRV) relay. For optimum IAQ, the control board includes a dry-contact relay to turn on an EAC, ERV, or HRV any time the fan is on. The ECMconfig software allows the user to specify the required fresh air and percentage being brought in. The control board will monitor and maintain the proper fresh air inventory in compliance with ASHRAE 62.2.

Additional features: The vertical air handler unit is a single packaged unit mounted in a vertical upflow configuration. The coils can be combined as heating only, cooling only, or heating and cooling fan coil unit. The unit is available in three sizes: 2430, 3036, 3642. The heating only system includes the blower/motor and a hot water coil. The cooling only system includes the blower/motor and a cooling coil. For the heating and cooling system, both coils are provided.

Warranty information: Standard warranty on all parts and pieces is one full year from the date of installation. Extended limited parts warranty available for an additional four years (for a full five-year warranty) when installed by a Unico Preferred Contractor (UPC). When UPC-installed products are also registered, they receive a further five-year extension (full 10-year warranty.)

Special installation requirements: For refrigerant systems, an anti-frost switch is provided. Avoid low return air temperature below 65°F, low airflow below 200 cfm per ton, low outdoor temperatures below 65°, and all of these together. For chilled water coils, if the unit will be installed in an area with temperatures below freezing, the water must be protected from freezing.

Serviceability features: Aurora Controls with the AID Tool provide advanced service diagnostics. Aurora can be internet capable simply by adding the Aurora WebLink. This device will connect an Aurora system to web for remote monitoring and control. It also comes standard with an SD drive for storing operating and performance data, providing ‘black box’ capability. Cabinet design features large access panels for ease of service. Electrical knockouts in multiple locations for field wiring.

Noise-reduction features: Double isolation compressor mounting, discharge muffler, 1-inch closed-cell optional foam insulation, IntelliStart soft starter.

Additional features: Completely housed outdoors, the package system provides installation flexibility, easy maneuverability with lift points and pockets, and the latest in noise-dampening features. Aurora controls provide true two-way communication among components and also allow for compatibility with IntelliZone2 as well as the Symphony platform for remote troubleshooting, control, and diagnosis.

Serviceability features: A swing-open electrical box provides full corner access to the inside of the unit for maintenance or service. Two seven-segment LED displays on the control provide diagnostic readouts for observing system conditions or troubleshooting any issues. When installed as a communicating system, using the Hx3 thermostat, it provides contractor remote access using the Hx Pro App with the ability to observe or monitor alerts or reminders.

Noise-reduction features: QuietDrive™ System features a combination of engineered, sound-neutralizing attributes, such as a swept-wing fan blades that can quietly move large quantities of air or a composite base pan that is corrosion resistant and absorbs sound. A multi-density compressor cloak contains sound. The variable-speed fan allows it to minimize its speed and sound while matching needed capacity levels

IAQ equipment supported: Field -installed system-matched IAQ equipment is available, including humidifiers, dehumidifiers, and germ-killing ultraviolet C lighting. Multiple air filtration options available providing up to MERV 16 levels.

Additional features: Two-stage system automatically adjusts capacity to better control both temperature and humidity. Can be matched with permanent split capacitor, standard electronically commutated motor, and variable-speed indoor air handlers and furnaces for a matched system approach. The main control provides load shedding interface options.

Warranty information: Limited one-year labor warranty, transferrable limited lifetime compressor warranty, and 10-year parts limited warranty on registered units.

Serviceability features: A large electrical box cover and a swing-open electrical box to provide full corner access to the inside of the unit for maintenance or service. Angled service ports allow ample access for zero-loss line sets and Schrader removal tools. Removable fan guard without removing the entire unit top.

Noise-reduction features: Uses a swept-wing fan blade to minimize sound created by moving air, and a sound blanket contains compressor sounds while using advanced vibration and sound analysis, which results in sound levels as low as 70 dBA.

IAQ equipment supported: Optional system-matched equipment is available to deliver IAQ achievements, including humidifiers, dehumidifiers, and germ-killing ultraviolet C lighting.

Additional features: Compact footprint allows the unit to fit in tight spaces without limiting performance, capacity, or efficiency. All models are Energy Star certified.

Warranty information: One-year labor limited warranty and 10-year parts and compressor limited warranty on registered units.

Special installation requirements: Due to the high efficiency nature of the product, it does use a thermostatic expansion valve for refrigerant control both indoors and outdoors. A crankcase heater and suction accumulator protect the compressor across its band of operation and from any anomalous occurrences that could damage the system such as dirty filters.

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