Amana Versus Carrier Air Conditioners - Amana and Carrier both make good air conditioners and are popular brands. For this Buyers Advice comparison, we selected like models from both brands and do a side-by-side comparison, and then offer a basic breakdown of all the features described in the comparison table matrix. This allows a potential buyer to compare the models in a side-by-side comparison matrix in the event they are considering a purchase of both brands.
Carrier Versus Lennox Gas Furnaces. Both Lennox and Carrier are major brands that have many different HVAC products to offer. Here we will compare the Lennox gas furnace with a Carrier gas furnace. These are similar models with similar efficiency ratings. In our comparison matrix, we will highlight various components and features of each gas furnace.
Then we will explain these features and components below our comparison matrix. If you are deciding to purchase a Lennox or a Carrier gas furnace we hope this comparison guide will help you in making a wise decision. (more…)
Trane Versus Carrier Gas Furnaces. This is a close comparison of Trane and Carrier gas furnaces for specific models. We try to get as close to the same models as possible without getting exact models with the same features.
There really could be no review of the furnace if they were exactly the same except in name. In this case, Carrier has the edge for their Infinity model over the Trane XL model we chose to for the comparison matrix. They both get similar efficiency ratings but mechanically and electrically they are different furnaces. (more…)
Carrier Versus Rheem Gas Furnaces. We compare the top-tier Rheem gas furnace to the top-tier Carrier gas furnace by comparing basic options and then describing these options for you. We receive tons of requests for these types of comparisons, and Rheem versus Carrier filtered to the top of the list for gas furnaces.
I always recommend when you replace and type of HVAC equipment, you get matching systems. For example, if your compressor goes bad and you need to replace the condenser, I recommend you also get the indoor units with the outdoor unit.
There are a few exceptions to this, and it depends on the age of the equipment and your budget. In the long run, getting a matching system will save you in energy cost as most manufacturers have equipment set up to give maximum efficiency for matched systems. (more…)
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 heating system where a closed-loop is far more efficient than an open loop. (more…)
Carrier Package Unit Reviews - Carrier package units come in a variety of configurations including a hybrid heat pump package unit with gas heat for backup heat, an air conditioner package unit with gas heat known as a gas pack, and an 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. Carrier package unit consumer ratings are a comprehensive technical review. (more…)