Packaged Air Conditioner Ratings part 4, A Repairman Reviews The Brands...

Packaged air conditioner ratings part 4 continues our expert and unbiased reviews with a look at the Concord, Daikin, Daikool, Day & Night, DiamondAir, and Ducane brands.

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

CONCORD----------------------2*--------NA

This brand is from of ALLIED AIR ENTERPRISES which is owned by LENNOX INTERNATIONAL. The PRAC14 units are basic units with durable scroll compressors that are backed by a good warranty. They use a wire mesh protection for the condenser coil which does not actually provide much protection. The units are only sold and installed by their factory authorized dealers. concord-air.com

DAIKIN-------------------------5*--------NA

This brand offers dedicated horizontal units as well as multi-position units but they are only sold by authorized dealers. The DP14CM is a multiposition unit that has a durable scroll compressor and is backed by a very good guarantee. They also have a variable speed blower motor for quiet and efficient cooling as well as lovered metal panels for coil protection. daikincomfort.com

DAIKOOL--------------------<1*---------NA

These units are made in Dubai. The DPR models are for rooftop installation only. They feature direct expansion evaporator coils and offer optional scroll compressors and electric heat kits. Their website is not much help and does not have a stated warranty policy. daikool.com

DAY & NIGHT------------------3*--------3*

This brand is from INTERNATIONAL COMFORT PRODUCTS (ICP) which is a part of UNITED TECHNOLOGIES CORP. The PAD4 model is a part of their CONSTANT COMFORT SERIES and is a good option for a basic air conditioner. It has all of the standard features and a scroll compressor for durability. They have a variable speed blower motor for quiet and efficient operation. The PAR5 models are premium units with a two stage compressor and more sound reduction features. All of the units are backed by a good guarantee but they are only sold through dealers in the USA and Canada. dayandnightcomfort.com

DIAMONDAIR----------------<1*--------NA

These are basic air conditioners with only a 13 SEER efficiency and so cannot be sold in all parts of the country. Their website is not much help and their warranty is not very good. diamondaircorp.com

DUCANE----------------------2*--------NA

This is another brand from of ALLIED AIR ENTERPRISES which is owned by LENNOX INTERNATIONAL. The PRAC14 units are basic units with durable scroll compressors that are backed by a good warranty. They use a wire mesh protection for the condenser coil which does not actually provide much protection. The units are only sold and installed by their factory authorized dealers. ducanehvac.com

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