Heil Package Unit Reviews | Consumer RatingsHeil Package Unit Reviews - Heil package units come in different configurations from hybrid heat pumps with gas heat for year round conditioned air to air conditioners with gas furnaces to air conditioner only with optional electric heat, heat pump with gas back-up heating (technically referred to as dual fuel) and lastly the heat pump package unit with electric backup heat. Heil package units are produced primarily for use in residential and light commercial application.

Heil Package Unit Reviews | Consumer Ratings

Efficiency ratings range from 13 SEER up to 16 SEER and 80 AFUE for the gas packs and 13 SEER to 15 SEER for the heat pump package units. Gas packs and package units, in general, do not come in efficiency ranges as high as split system air conditioners, heat pumps, or gas furnaces. Partially because package units are completely located outside and have jacket losses as well as other issues from operating outside in the outside ambient temperatures.

Heil Package Unit Reviews | Consumer Ratings - Features

Various features of select Heil package units include:

  • Two-stage Scroll compressors for added efficiency available in select Heil package units
  • Select units are ENERGY STAR® qualified
  • 10 year limited warranty on select Heil package units
  • Select units have a 5-Year No Hassle Replacement™ Limited Warranty
  • Heil package units engineered for quiet operation
  • Engineered for quiet operation
  • Two-stage heating in Heil Gas Packs
  • Heil package units have painted steel cabinets for durability
  • Lifetime Heat Exchanger Limited Warranty on Heil Gas Packs

Heil PAckage Unit Top SEER Rating

Always check with dealer or manufacturer about warranty details, terms, and conditions. Additionally, always make sure you register the warranty as soon as possible after installation is complete. If you fail to do so the manufacturer may not honor the warranty. For additional help with purchasing new HVAC equipment see our HVAC Consumers Buyers Guide.

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One word of note. We noticed when looking at the technical details and comparing the features to other similar products that Heil uses a multi-speed blower motor. We do not know if this is a PSC motor or an ECM Variable speed blower motor. Perhaps a good questions for the dealer. There are many advantages to having an ECM variable speed blower motor over a typical PSC blower motor. ECM blowers are more efficient and many manufacturers can program these motors for enhanced dehumidification in the summer. This makes you more comfortable. Comfort in addition to efficiency is why we recommend the ECM motors over the PSC motors. The downside is the repair costs. An ECM motor is typically more costly to replace if something goes wrong with it. However, with a good warranty and proper maintenance, this should be a bigger factor than comfort and efficiency. At the time of this writing, we couldn’t find any other details about this motor.

About Heil | Heil Package Unit Reviews

Heil has changed hands many time times since its inception but is now owned by United Technologies which is the same parent company that owns Carrier and Bryant among other popular HVAC brands.

For more about Heil and their latest models and efficiency ratings please see the Heil website.

Package Unit Reviews | Consumer Ratings

Heil Package Unit Reviews

  • Heil Warranties as Compared to Other Brands 90% 90%
  • Heil Quality as Compared to Other Brands 90% 90%
  • Consumer Opinion based on Field Experience 98% 98%
  • Heil Efficiency Compared to Other Brands 89% 89%
  • Overall Heil Opinion from a Technical Perspective 90% 90%

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