Ductless AC ratings part 10, A Repairman Reviews The Brands...

Ductless AC ratings part 10 continues our expert and unbiased reviews with a look at the Champion, Chigo, Coleman, and Comfee brands.

BRAND------BASIC-PREMIUM-MULTIZONE

CHAMPION------1*-------2*----------<1*

This brand is made by UPG which is a part of JOHNSON CONTROLS and is sold in the USA through their dealer network. The DCMF models are basic 16 SEER cooling only units while the DHMF models are heat pumps. They have a variable speed fan for quiet and efficient operation but their guarantee is only average. The X SERIES offers premium heat pumps with a 22 SEER efficiency and they are available in either 115 volt or 208/230 volt models for installation flexibility. The DHMF multi-zone heat pumps have a 16 SEER efficiency while the W SERIES units are 22 SEER and can serve up to five indoor units from a single outdoor unit.

CHIGO---------<1*------<1*----------<1* 

These units are made in China and are available in cool only or heat pump models. Their website is not much help and does not have a stated guarantee for their products. 

COLEMAN-----<1*------<1*----------<1* 

This is another brand that is made by UPG and it is sold through dealers in the USA and Canada. The DCMF models are basic 16 SEER cooling only units while the DHMF models are heat pumps. They have a variable speed fan for quiet and efficient operation but their guarantee is only average. The X SERIES offers premium heat pumps with a 22 SEER efficiency and they are available in either 115 volt or 208/230 volt models for installation flexibility. The DHMF multi-zone heat pumps have a 16 SEER efficiency while the W SERIES units are 22 SEER and can serve up to five indoor units from a single outdoor unit.

COMFEE---------NA------<1*----------<1* 

These units are heat pumps with all of the standard features and a biofilter for improved air quality. They are available in  standard models as well as quick connect units. The multi split can only serve three indoor units. The units are made in China and are sold in Europe but the warranty on the compressor is not very good when compared to other brands. 

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