Goodman Heat Pump Reviews - Consumer Ratings - Goodman offers heat pumps in efficiency ranges from 13 SEER 7.7 HSPF to 19 SEER 10 HSPF. Selected Goodman heat pumps utilize the new R-410A Refrigerant while others use R-22. Before a heat pump leaves the factory Goodman runs tests on all their new heat pumps to ensure quality and reliability.
Goodman Heat Pump Reviews Features of Selected Systems:
- Lifetime warranty on the compressor in the higher and mid-range SEER or HSPF heat pumps.*
- High-efficiency single-stage and two-stage scroll compressors in selected units.
- Louvered panels protect condenser coils in units.
- A high-quality sound blanket covers the compressor for noise reduction.
- All Goodman unit’s performance and efficiency ratings certified by AHRI.
- Two-Stage Scroll compressors for lower energy use in selected Goodman heat pumps.
- High and low-pressure switches in selected units. This helps in case there is a problem with the refrigeration system. The switches protect the system by automatically shutting the system down before there are major problems.
- Goodman Warranties as Compared to Other Brands 88% 88%
- Goodman Quality as Compared to Other Brands 85% 85%
- Consumer Opinion based on Field Experience 93% 93%
- Goodman Efficiency Compared to Other Brands 94% 94%
- Overall Goodman Opinion from a Technical Perspective 89% 89%
Goodman Heat Pump Top HSPF Rating
Goodman Heat Pump Top SEER Rating
Air Source Heat Pump Tips | Dual Fuel Heating
A dual fuel heat pump is a heat pump with a gas furnace for backup heating rather than electric heat strips.
Air source heat pumps have a backup heating source. In most installations, the backup heating source is electric heat strips. Electric heat strips are very cheap to install in most cases. However, while electricity is generally regarded as 100% efficient, producing it is more costly than other heating methods. For a more efficient heat pump, consider a dual fuel heat pump, or a heat pump with a gas furnace for the backup heat source. It will be more costly to install, but your monthly bills will be reduced.
Goodman Heat Pump Model Comparisons Guide
|Goodman Heat Pump Model Comparison|
|GSZC18 Series (Premium Model)||GSZ16 and GSZC16 Series (Mid-Range Models)||GSZ14 Series (Economy Model)|
|Premium Models Up to 19 SEER and 10 HSPF||Up to 16 SEER and 9.7 HSPF||Up to 15 SEER and 9.0 HSPF|
|Premium Models 10-Year Parts Limited Warranty and Lifetime Limited Warranty for the compressor.||10-Year Parts Limited Warranty||10-Year Parts Limited Warranty|
|High-efficiency ECM condenser fan motor. This is provided by a Copeland Electronic Control.||ECM single speed condenser fan motor||Single-speed condenser fan motor|
|Two-Stage High-efficiency Scroll Compressor||High-efficiency scroll compressor||High-efficiency Scroll compressor|
|All Models Heavy-gauge galvanized-steel cabinet||Heavy-gauge galvanized-steel cabinet||Heavy-gauge galvanized-steel cabinet|
|ComfortBridge Technology||ComfortBridge Technology||Advanced control not indicated|
|Expanded ComfortAlert diagnostics||Advanced diagnostics not indicated||Advanced diagnostics not indicated|
|All Models Top and side maintenance access||Top and side maintenance access||Top and side maintenance access|
|Meets ENERGY STAR Heat Pump qualifications||Select models meet ENERGY STAR Heat Pump qualifications||Select models meet ENERGY STAR Heat Pump qualifications|
|All Models High Pressure Switch on all models||High Pressure Switch||High Pressure Switch|
|All Models Low-Pressure Switch||Low Pressure Switch||Low Pressure Switch|
|TXV - Thermostatic Expansion Valve||Thermostatic Expansion Valve||Thermostatic Expansion Valve|
|Heat Pump Conventional Timed Defrost||Conventional Timed Defrost||Conventional Timed Defrost|
Technicians Perspective | Goodman Heat Pump Reviews
Furthermore, overall from a tech’s point of view, Goodman makes good equipment. All manufacturers have their little problems from time to time but Goodman usually keeps it simple and therefore easier for heat pump troubleshooting. When the time comes for a heat pump repair - however, I would consider Goodman to be just as reliable as the others brand names and manufacturers. Proper installation is key when you buy a new air conditioner or heat pump. Make sure you select the right contractor for the job. Use our buyer’s advice section on our main site for helping in selecting a good HVAC contractor to install your new system.
Warranties | Goodman Heat Pump Reviews
Goodman offers average warranties for the HVAC industry. Some of Goodman’s premium equipment offers a lifetime warranty on the compressor with the remainder of the system getting the ten-year parts warranty. I can’t say this enough but your decision should not be based on a brand or on any fancy offerings they have for equipment or warranties. Your decision to purchase should be based on the quality of the contractor. A good contractor will stand behind the product they install. They will install it correctly and make sure you are happy.
Goodman History | Goodman Heat Pump Reviews
Founded in 1954 by HVAC Contractor Harold Goodman Goodman Manufacturing makes it home in Houston, Texas. Goodman started making flexible air ducts and plastic blade registers and later started manufacturing operations to include HVAC equipment including heat pumps. One of Goodman’s philosophies is to build HVAC equipment that has high quality at a low cost.
Lastly, for more on Goodman and to see the latest models and efficiency ratings visit the Goodman website.
Goodman Heat Pump Reviews and Consumer Ratings