American Standard Heat Pump Reviews – Consumer Ratings
American Standard currently offers several heat pumps of various capacities and with an efficiency range of 13 SEER 9 HSPF to 20 SEER 10 HSPF for the economy models. American Standard uses the name Platinum/Gold/Silver to describe their models of heat pumps from the top of the line high efficiency Platinum 20 Communicating Heat Pump to the Silver 13 Heat Pump. American Standard uses Platinum for their top of the line heat pump and for more economical models they use Silver and Gold with the Platinum models being the most efficient with all the bells and whistles. The builders grade model is the 13 SEER Silver model which is the basic model and most economical. The Platinum model is the most feature rich and also the most expensive model available from American Standard.
Select features of American Standard heat pumps are:
- Two-Stage heating and cooling in selected American Standard Heat Pump units
- Variable speed ECM condenser fan motors and variable speed ECM blower motors in selected American Standard Heat Pump models
- Spine fin condenser coils in American Standard Heat Pumps
- Possible communications feature in the American Standard top of the line Heat Pump
The warranty available on Platinum models includes 12 years on the compressor and ten years on parts. All warranties from various manufacturers are limited including the warranty from American Standard. Make sure you read an understand the warranty especially on major purchases and when you make the purchase decision based on the warranty.
American Standard Heat Pump Reviews – Consumer Ratings | American Standard History
American Standard became Tappan Air Conditioning division in 1972. American-Standard purchased the Trane Company in 1984. American-Standards name revived in 1988. American Standard is based out of Tyler, Texas and they produce air conditioning and heating equipment along with other products for the home. In 2008 American Standard was acquired by Ingersoll-Rand along with American Standards sister company Trane.
For more information on American Standard and their latest models and efficiency ratings please see the American Standard website.