Split System Geothermal Ratings, A Repairman Reviews The Brands...

With our split system geothermal ratings, you can cut through all the sales hype and find the best value. It truly is like taking a repairman with you while you shop. These reviews are for geothermal systems that are designed to be added onto an existing ducted heating system (they do not contain a blower). We have given you our top pick followed by a complete list of manufacturers and their ratings.

World's Top Split System Geo Units:

Our top pick is from HYDRON MODULE which is a brand from ENERTECH GLOBAL LLC. The REVOLUTION series units are available in either single or two stage models and feature Copeland UltraTech scroll compressors. They offer an optional desuperheater for domestic hot water and are backed by an industry leading warranty.

Other Split System Geothermal Ratings

We continue our split system geothermal ratings with an alphabetical list of manufacturers and reviews of their products.

BRAND---------------INDOOR----OUTDOOR 

AMERICAN STANDARD--2*--------------4*

This brand is a part of INGERSOL RAND but the units are manufactured by WATERFURNACE INTERNATIONAL. The PLATINUM A2GN (indoor) and A2GE (outdoor) units have two stages of operation, coated coils, and polymer drain pans to prevent corrosion. They offer an optional desuperheater for domestic hot water and are backed by a good warranty. The brand is only available through their authorized dealers in the USA.

BOREAL--------------<1*--------------NA

These heat pumps are made in Canada and have all of the basic features but their warranty is not as good as other brands. 

BRYANT---------------3*--------------NA

This brand is from UNITED TECHNOLOGIES and is sold through their dealer network in the USA and Canada. The GS series units install outdoors and are a good choice to replace an old standard air source heat pump. They have a two stage compressor for efficiency and enhanced comfort and a internal three speed pump.  

CARRIER---------------3*-------------NA

This brand is from UNITED TECHNOLOGIES and is sold through their dealer network in the USA and Canada. The GS series units install outdoors and are a good choice to replace an old standard air source heat pump. They are backed by a very good warranty and have a two stage compressor for efficiency and enhanced comfort.  

CENTURY--------------4*-------------NA

This brand is from HEAT CONTROLLER but is only sold through a limited dealer network in the USA. The GEOLOGIX line offers two stage units that are backed by a good warranty. marsdelivers.com

CLIMATEMASTER----3*----------4*

This brand is a subsidiary of LSB INDUSTRIES and is available through factory authorized dealers in the USA and Canada. The outdoor models have all of the standard features and are a good choice for replacing an existing conventional air conditioner. They are backed by a good warranty. The indoor split models have all of the standard features but their warranty is not as good as some of the other brands. The TRANQUILITY DIGITAL models feature variable speed loop pumps and communicating controls as well as two stage compressors for efficient operation. climatemaster.com

COMFORT AIRE -----2*----------NA

This is another brand from HEAT CONTROLLER which is a part of MARS. The HTS series offers two stages of compressor operation for efficiency and are backed by a decent warranty. marsdelivers.com

ENVIROTEQ--------<1*----------NA

These heat pumps are designed to be used with the air handlers from other manufacturers. They have oversized heat exchangers for efficiency and have two compressors for staging and energy savings. The brand is a division of SUNTEQ LTD and the warranty is not very good. geothermalheatpump.com

GEOCOMFORT-------4*----------3*

This brand is from ENERTECH GLOBAL LLC and is available through dealers in the USA. The COMPASS series heat pumps are two stage models and feature Copeland UltraTech scroll compressors and appliance grade cabinets for durability. They offer an optional desuperheater for domestic hot water and the outdoor unit has built-in freeze protection. geocomfort.com

GEOFURNACE--------2*----------NA

The MAGNUM SERIES heat pumps feature scroll compressors and stainless steel cabinets for durability. They use a desuperheater to assist in domestic hot water production and are backed by a pretty good guarantee but their website is not much help. geofurnacemfg.com

GEOSTAR ----------<1*----------2*

These units are made by WATER FURNACE INTERNATIONAL. The ASTON split models offer all of the standard features and the outdoor models are available in a selection of colors. The units are only available through their dealer network and their website does not have a clear warranty policy. geostar-geo.com

HYDRON MODULE-----5*----------5*

This is another brand from ENERTECH GLOBAL LLC. The REVOLUTION series units feature two stages of operation and durable Copeland UltraTech scroll compressors. The units have a desuperheater for domestic hot water production and are backed by an industry leading warranty. hydronmodule.com

MODINE--------------3*----------NA

This brand offers units with oversized heat exchangers for increased capacity. They have two speed compressors for added comfort and EC blower motors for efficient and long lasting performance. Their MERV 13 air filters clean the air to provide better indoor air quality. They are backed by a solid guarantee but are only available through authorized distributors in the USA and Canada. modinehvac.com

NORTHERN HEAT PUMP--<1*-------NA

This brand is a part of ELECTRO INDUSTRIES INC. and is available throughout North America. The NorthStar Series features a stainless steel cabinet for durability and a two stage compressor but the warranty is not very good when compared to other brands. northernheatpump.com

SPECTRUM-----------3*-----------NA

These heat pumps are available in the USA & Canada. Their compressor blanket, double isolated compressor mounting brackets, and triple layer cabinet insulation provide for very quiet operation. They feature two stage compressors and EC blower motors for efficient durable operation. The brand is backed by a good guarantee buut they are only available through a limited dealer network. spectrumgeothermal.com

TETCO---------------3*-----------4*

This brand is manufactured by ENERTEC GLOBAL LLC. The ES4 series units feature a stainless steel drain pan to eliminate corrosion and durable Copeland scroll compressors. tetcogeo.com

TRANE---------------3*-----------4*

The T2GE model is designed for outdoor installation with a good warranty while the T2GN units are mounted indoors. Their website is not much help and the units are only available through their dealer network. trane.com

WATERFURNACE------3*-----------4*

The 5 SERIES units have all of the standard features and are backed by a good guarantee. waterfurnace.com