Packaged Heat Pump Ratings part 5, A Repairman Reviews The Brands...

Packaged heat pump ratings part 5 completes our expert and unbiased reviews with a look at the Nutone, Payne, Revolv, Rheem, Ruud, Tappan, Tempstar, Trane, Westinghouse, Whirlpool, and York brands.

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

NUTONE------------------------1*--------NA

This brand is manufactured by NORDYNE. The Q7RE units are basic heat pumps and the guarantee on the units is not as good as some of the other brands.  nutonehvac.com

PAYNE------------------------<1*--------NA

The brand is from CARRIER which is a part of UNITED TECHNOLOGIES CORP. They only offer units with a 13 SEER efficiency. payne.com

PHILCO-------------------------1*--------NA

This brand is made by Nordyne and offers standard as well as compact units. The warranty on the units is not as good as other brands. philcohvac.com

REVOLV----------------------<1*--------NA

These heat pumps are made by UNITARY PRODUCTS GROUP which is a part of JOHNSON CONTROLS. They are for STYLECREST manufactured housing and are basic 13 seer models. The warranty is not very good compared to other brands. stylecrestinc.com

RHEEM-------------------------1*--------1*

This brand is a part of the PALOMA GROUP. The RQNL series offers basic units with a durable scroll compressor for reliability. The RQRM models are premium units that are designed for horizontal installations only. The brand is backed by a pretty good warranty. rheem.com

RUUD---------------------------1*--------1*

This brand is a part of the PALOMA GROUP. The RQNL series offers basic units with a durable scroll compressor for reliability. The RQRM models are premium units that are designed for horizontal installations only. The brand is backed by a pretty good warranty. ruudac.com

TAPPAN------------------------1*--------NA

This brand is from NORDYNE. The Q7RD models are basic units with a compact footprint and all aluminum micro channel coils which have greater corrosion resistance than standard coils. The warranty on the units is not as good as some of the other brands. tappan.net

TEMPSTAR---------------------1*--------NA

This brand is from INTERNATIONAL COMFORT PRODUCTS (ICP) which is a part of UNITED TECHNOLOGIES CORP. The PHD4 models are basic units with all of the standard features but only an average warranty. tempstar.com

TRANE--------------------------1*--------1*

The XL14c models are basic units with all of the standard features. The XL16c is a premium unit with a 16 seer efficiency, a two stage compressor, and a variable speed blower motor but the warranty on most parts is only average. The brand is a part of INGERSOLL RAND. trane.com

WESTINGHOUSE--------------1*--------NA

This brand is from NORDYNE. The Q7RE is a basic unit with an average guarantee. westinghousehvac.com

WHIRLPOOL--------------------1*--------NA

The WGPH45 is a basic model with a good warranty. The brand is made by GOODMAN for TRADEWINDS DISTRIBUTING. whirlpoolcomfort.com

YORK---------------------------1*--------1*

This brand is owned by JOHNSON CONTROLS. The PHE4 models are basic units with an average warranty. The BHX model is a premium unit with a 16 seer efficiency but the warranty is not as good as some of the other brands. york.com

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