Packaged terminal air conditioner ratings part 4 completes our expert and unbiased reviews with a look at the Retroaire, Sea Breeze, Simon-Aire, Suburban, and Xpelair brands.
These units are made by ECR INTERNATIONAL and offer both vertical and horizontal units for flexibility in installation. They feature rifled tubing for added efficiency and offer both single fan and dual fan motor units. They have units with electric heating as well as those with hydronic coils.
These units are made in China and imported to North America by INTERNATIONAL REFRIGERATION PRODUCTS. They offer basic cool/electric heat models as well as heat pumps but the guarantee on the units is not very good when compared to other brands.
SIMON-AIRE--- simon-aire.com -------4*
This brand offers a variety of units as direct replacements for other brands as well as for new construction. They have all of the standard features and are backed by a good warranty.
This brand is a division of AIRXCEL and the units are available in four sizes. The DYNALINE 3 units combine a gas furnace with electric cooling.
These air conditioners are made in the U.K. The WHP DIGITEMP range offers both cooling only or heat pump models. They feature electronic controls with a remote but their website is not much help and does not have a stated guarantee for the units.
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