The range of features in various Goodman gas furnace offerings include variable speed blowers and multi-speed motors, staging the firing rate in various gas furnaces, electronic ignition, electronic control boards some with diagnostic abilities for better furnace troubleshooting, tubular heat exchangers.
Goodman Gas Furnace Reviews | Consumer Ratings - Select Features
Select features of various Goodman gas furnaces include:
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- Communicating System compatible
- Uses ComfortNet™ communicating, two-stage or single-stage thermostats
- Self-calibrating modulating gas valve auto-configured for each installation
- Quiet ECM variable-speed blower or cooling demand
- Silicon Nitride igniter - Comparable to a hot surface ignitor with the same electronic ignition functionality
- Color-coded low-voltage terminals with provisions for electronic air cleaner and humidifier
- Self-diagnostic control board with constant memory fault code history output to a dual 7-segment display
Gas Furnace Pricing, Efficiency, and Return On Investment (ROI) Factors
|Pricing Versus Efficiency Return On Investment|
|Efficiency||Pricing Range for Initial Purchase and Subsequent Repairs outside of Warranty||ROI (Return On Investment)|
|95% AFUE Plus||$$$$$||5 to 7 years depending on efficiency %*|
|90% to 95% AFUE||$$$||7 to 10 years depending on efficiency %*|
|80% to 90%||$||Over 10 years*|
|*Many factors depend on ROI such as house insulation, personal usage preferences, duct work integrity, and other basic efficiency factors. Furnace AFUE rating is a high factor in the return.|
You must register your newly installed gas furnace within 60 days of installation to qualify for the warranty.
Goodman Gas Furnace Reviews | Consumer Ratings - About Goodman
Goodman was founded in 1954 by HVAC Contractor Harold Goodman in Houston, Texas. Goodman started making flexible air duct and plastic blade registers and later started manufacturing operations to include HVAC equipment including gas furnaces. One of Goodman’s philosophies is to build HVAC equipment that has high quality at a low cost.
For more information on Goodman and their latest models and efficiency ratings please see the Goodman website.
Goodman Gas Furnace Reviews | Consumer Ratings