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

With our packaged heat pump 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!

These reviews are for ducted heat pumps that have the blower section and the compressor section all in one compact unit. We have given you our top picks followed by the complete list of manufacturers.

  Top Basic Model: 

Maytag takes the top spot in our basic category with their PPH3RE models. The brand is made by Nordyne and has all of the standard features as well as an outstanding warranty. The unit can be converted for either horizontal airflow (for ground installation) or down-flow (roof installation).

  Best Premium Model:

The APH16H models  from AMANA are premium units that have a variable speed compressors and fan motors for efficiency and quieter operation. The brand is made by GOODMAN MANUFACTURING which is a part of DAIKIN GLOBAL and the units are backed by a very good guarantee. amana-hac.com

Other Packaged Heat Pump Ratings

We continue our packaged heat pump 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

AIREASE----------------------1*--------NA*

This brand is a part of ALLIED AIR ENTERPRISES which is owned by LENNOX INTERNATIONAL. The PRPHP14 heat pumps have scroll compressors for durability and are compact models. They have quiet shift technology to minimize noise associated with entering the defrost mode but the warranty on the compressor is not as good as other brands. airease.com

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

These units are made by Nordyne. The VQ7RD models have a corrosion resistant drain pan and a standard outdoor thermostat for energy savings. They only have a 13 SEER efficiency rating and the guarantee is not very good when compared to other brands. airtemphvac.net

AMANA-------------------------1*--------5*

This brand is licensed to GOODMAN MANUFACTURING which is a part of DAIKIN GLOBAL. The APH14H models are basic models that are backed by a good warranty. The APH16H models are premium units that have variable speed compressors and fan motors for efficiency and quieter operation. The premium units are backed by a very good guarantee. amana-hac.com

AMERICAN STANDARD--------1*--------2*

This brand is a division of INGERSOLL RAND. The GOLD 14 units have a variable speed blower motor for quieter operation but the warranty on the unit is not very good when compared to other brands. The PLATINUM 16 units are premium units with a two stage compressor but their warranty is not as good as other brands. americanstandardair.com

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