Packaged Heat Pump Ratings part 3, A Repairman Reviews The Brands...

Packaged heat pump ratings part 3 continues our expert and unbiased reviews with a look at the Concord, Daikin, Day & Night, DiamonAir, Ducane, Everrest Elite, Everrest Extreme, Franklin, and Fraser-Johnston brands.

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

COMORTMAKER----------------1*--------NA

This brand is from INTERNATIONAL COMFORT PRODUCTS (ICP) which is a part of UNITED TECHNOLOGIES CORP. The PHD4 models are basic heat pumps with all of the standard features but the warranty is not as good as other brands. The PHR5 units a two stage compressor and a 15 SEER efficiency. comfortmaker.com

CONCORD----------------------1*--------NA

This brand is a part of ALLIED AIR ENTERPRISES which is owned by LENNOX INTERNATIONAL. The PRHP14 units are basic heat pumps but the warranty is not very good when compared to other brands. concord-air.com

DAIKIN-------------------------3*--------4*

The DP14HM models are basic multi-position units while the DP16HM models are premium units. They have a two stage compressor and a variable speed blower motor and are backed by a good warranty. daikincomfort.com

DAY & NIGHT------------------1*--------NA

This brand is from INTERNATIONAL COMFORT PRODUCTS (ICP) which is a part of UNITED TECHNOLOGIES CORP. The PHD4 models are basic heat pumps with all of the standard features and but the warranty is not very good when compared to other brands. dayandnightcomfort.com

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

These units are basic 13 seer heat pumps with a guarantee that is not very good. diamondaircorp.com

DUCANE------------------------1*--------NA

This brand is from ALLIED AIR ENTERPRISES which is owned by LENNOX INTERNATIONAL. The PRHP14 units have all of the basic features but the warranty is not very good when compared to other brands. ducanehvac.com

EVERREST ELITE SERIES------1*--------5*

These heat pumps are made by GOODMAN. The APH14H is a basic heat pump with a variable speed blower but the guarantee is not as good as other brands. The APH16H models are premium heat pumps with all aluminum coils to inhibit corrosion. They have a variable speed blower motor and are backed by a very good guarantee. everresteliteseries.com

EVERREST EXTREME COMFORT--1*-----NA

These heat pumps are made by GOODMAN. The GPH14M is a basic heat pump with a variable speed blower but the guarantee is not as good as other brands. everrestextremecomfort.com

FRANKLIN-----------------------1*--------1*

This brand is made by GOODMAN MANUFACTURING which is a part of DAIKIN GLOBAL. The GPH14M is a basic heat pump with an ECM blower motor for energy efficiency and long lasting comfort. The GPH16M is a premium unit that has a two stage compressor for added comfort and energy savings. All of the units have a louvered panel cabinet to protect the condenser coil but they are only sold through authorized dealers. franklinhvacsystems.com

FRASER-JOHNSTON-----------1*--------NA

This brand is from JOHNSON CONTROLS and is available in Canada and the USA. The BHQ models are basic units with all of the standard features but the guarantee is not as good as other brands. fraserjohnston.com

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