Carrier Versus Rheem Heat Pumps – In this comparison matrix rundown we compare the mid-grade heat pump models from Carrier to Rheem. We selected similar models with similar efficiency ranges for comparison of the technical components side by side. This is not an exhaustive list of technical components or features from one manufacturer to the next. Instead, we offer basic features and components for a side by side comparison to help you understand. Detailed explanations for these items are listed below the comparison matrix table. (more…)
Lennox Versus Carrier Heat Pumps. Whenever we compare any type of equipment we need to compare similar models between the brands. In this case we are comparing Lennox to Carrier which are major brands that compete for your business. All the major manufacturers make similar models with various levels of efficiency. They also have various levels of bells and whistles. These bells and whistles make the equipment more efficient and easier to troubleshoot with advanced diagnostics.
Of course there are more categories for bells and whistles and we will endeavor to explain everything here. This is written from the perspective of a licensed HVAC Master who has several years of field experience and not a journalist. I have also been to manufacturer’s training course and worked on these products. (more…)
Goodman Versus Carrier Air Conditioners – Comparing Goodman to Carrier is not a difficult thing to do for an HVAC technician or someone in the HVAC industry. However comparing premium models from Goodman to Carrier depends on what you are looking for in an air conditioner. Of course it is difficult for Goodman to beat Carrier in the SEER department for their premium model air conditioner but there are pluses and minuses for everything. Let’s look at the comparison matrix and then analyze each feature one at a time. (more…)
Carrier Geothermal Heat Pump Reviews – Carrier offers a full line of geothermal heat pump systems that range in efficiency ratings from 21.7 EER up to 37 EER and with various cabinet configurations to fit most types of applications. Efficiency ratings on Geothermal Heat Pumps depend a lot on the type of loop you have installed for the heat system where a closed loop is far more efficient than an open loop. (more…)
Carrier Condensing Units Reviews – Carrier condensing units range from 13 SEER all the way up to 21 SEER for air conditioner condensing units and 13 SEER to 19 SEER for heat pump condensing units. The economical Comfort series offers comfort at an affordable price while the Infinity series offers high efficiency air conditioner condensers and heat pump condensers. Various features of selected Carrier condensing units include: (more…)
Carrier Boiler Reviews – Carrier offers boilers with efficiency ranges from 80% AFUE to 90% AFUE*. Carrier is a popular name known for air conditioners, heat pumps, and gas furnaces but Carrier offers other types of HVAC products including Carrier hot water boilers in indoor air quality products that compliment Carriers other HVAC products. (more…)
Carrier Air Handlers Reviews – Carrier air handlers carry the name Infinity Series for the top of the line models, Performance Series for mid-range models, and Comfort Series for economical models. Carrier manufacturers air handlers for residential, light commercial, and heavy commercial applications. Carrier air handlers are used in light commercial and residential applications ranging from 1.5 tons to 5 ton models. (more…)
Carrier Package Unit Reviews – Carrier package units come in a variety of configurations including hybrid heat pump package unit with gas heat for back up heat, air conditioner package unit with gas heat known as a gas pack, and air conditioner with electric heat as an option. Carrier produces a full-line of package units for residential, light commercial and commercial applications. Carrier commercial package units will be covered in a future planned section titled Commercial HVAC. (more…)
Carrier Infinity 80 Gas Furnace Reviews – This review includes models 58CVA and 58CVX Carrier InfinityTM 80 Gas Furnaces (more…)
Carrier Performance Boost 90 Gas Furnace Reviews – The Carrier Performance Boost 90 Gas Furnace comes with an AFUE rating of up to 96.5% AFUE.
What separates this gas furnace from another gas furnace is the Boost name and the efficiency range. Carrier calls it Boost and describes the name Boost as: when this furnace is combined with a Carrier heat pump or air conditioner and you are using it in cooling mode the furnace blower will circulate cool air throughout the house. (more…)