Packaged Gas Furnace Ratings, A Repairman Reviews The Brands...

With our packaged gas furnace ratings, you can cut through all the sales hype and find the best value. We have researched the brands and by using our HVAC service experience have provided our unique system of ratings. It truly is like taking a repairman with you while you shop! We have given you our top picks followed by a complete list of manufacturers and their ratings.

  Top Basic Gaspack: 

Our top pick is the APG series from Amana. This brand name is licensed to GOODMAN MANUFACTURING. The units have stainless steel heat exchangers that are guaranteed for life.

   Best Premium Gaspack: 

The world's best packaged gas furnace is the Maytag R8HE model. It has a 95% heating efficiency and a very good guarantee. The units are made by Nordyne.

World's Best Hybrid Packaged Gas Furnace: 

The ultimate hybrid unit is also from AMANA. The APD14 model has a two stage gas valve, variable speed fan motor, and a scroll compressor. The unit is backed by an outstanding warranty.

Other Packaged Gas Furnace Ratings

We continue our packaged gas furnace ratings with an alphabetical list of manufacturers and reviews of their products. You can continue to browse our list but, if you are looking for a specific brand, you can enter its name in the search box at the top of the page.

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

AIREASE------------3*--------NA--------4*

This brand is a part of ALLIED AIR ENTERPRISES which is owned by LENNOX INTERNATIONAL. The PRPGE14 models are basic units that feature scroll compressors and tubular steel heat exchangers for durability. They are compact units and are backed by a good warranty. The PRPDF14 units are hybrid models that are backed by a good guarantee but only have a 14 SEER efficiency. airease.com

AIRTEMP----------<1*--------NA--------NA

These gaspacks are made by Nordyne for R.E. MICHEL COMPANY a wholesale distributor. They feature a SmartLite igniter as well as a corrosion resistant drain pan. They have a small footprint due to their micro-channel coil construction and are field convertible for side discharge of the air. They are backed by a decent warranty but only have a 13 SEER efficiency. airtemphvac.net

AMANA--------------5*--------NA--------5*

This brand name is licensed to GOODMAN MANUFACTURING which is a part of DAIKIN GLOBAL. The APG series units have stainless steel heat exchangers that are guaranteed for life. They are available with cooling efficiencies from 13 to 16 SEER with the APG16M unit having two stages of cooling. The APD14M model is a hybrid unit (gas furnace with heat pump) that has a two stage gas valve, variable speed fan motor, and a scroll compressor. The unit is backed by an outstanding warranty but only has a 14 SEER cooling efficiency. amana-hac.com

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