The heating systems that are available today come with many advanced features. The latest models available seem to have very similar features, which could easily cause analysis paralysis as you try to choose the best option for your home. Let’s make buying a new heater easier for you by listing some of the best units currently available.
Lennox Signature Series
This is one of the best-rated premium lines of heating equipment available. It offers excellent efficiency, with its furnaces having an Annual Fuel Utilization Efficiency (AFUE) of 80%, 97.5%, and 98.7%, and its heat pumps having a Heating Seasonal Performance Factor (HSPF) ranging from 9.7 to 10.2. The systems in this series come with a lifetime warranty on heat exchangers and a 10-year warranty on other components.
Bryant Preferred HVAC Series
If lower-priced equipment and repair costs are a priority, then this Bryant heating equipment line will suit you. Despite the lower costs, the systems in this line come with high HSPF ratings of 8.2 to 9.5 and AFUE ratings of 80% and 92% to 96.5%. Their heat exchangers are covered by 20-year or lifetime warranties, depending on the system. The warranty for the other parts lasts 10 years.
Carrier Infinity Series
When it comes to variety, not many brands offer as many options as the Infinity Series, which is Carrier’s top-of-the-line product lineup. The HSPF ratings of the heat pumps range from 8.5 to 13.0, while the furnaces have AFUE ratings of 80%, 96.7%, and 98.5%. The warranty for this product line is similar to that of the Bryant Preferred Series.
Daikin VC/MC Series
The quality of the VC/MC Series is a testament to Daikin Global’s commitment to enhancing its HVAC systems ever since it purchased the Amana/Goodman brand. This product line features energy-saving motors and unrivaled comprehensive warranties. The efficiency ratings of the products are 80% and 96% to 98% AFUE and 10 HSPF.
Keep in mind that even if you purchase the highest-quality heater from any of these brands, you’ll only get the most out of it if it’s installed properly. Therefore, it’s crucial to work with an experienced HVAC company. If you’re in the Dayton area and need help with buying a new heater and installing it correctly, contact the experienced professionals at Detmer and Sons.