Carrier Versus Lennox Gas Furnaces. Both Lennox and Carrier are major brands that have many different HVAC products to offer. Here we will compare 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…)
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…)
Lennox Condensing Units Reviews | Consumer Ratings - Lennox condensing units come in a variety of styles and with a variety of features depending on what you are looking for and what you want to pay for a condensing unit. By and large, most people are very happy with their condensing units although there are some people who have a love-hate relationship with Lennox. They do make a quality product even though some of their equipment including condensing units seem to be over-engineered especially with controls. Lennox produces condensing units for both air conditioning and heat pump applications with a variety of features. (more…)
Lennox Boiler Reviews - Lennox offers boilers in efficiency ranges from 80% AFUE to 95% AFUE* in both oil-fired hot water boilers and gas-fired boilers. The Lennox name is recognized with furnaces and air conditioners more than hot water boilers but they have a long tradition of offering total comfort systems for residential and light commercial uses including producing hot water boilers. (more…)
Lennox Air Handlers Reviews - Lennox air handlers are manufactured for light commercial and residential applications and can be configured with variable speed blowers or multi-speed blower motors. Their air handlers can also be purchased for upflow, downflow, and horizontal flow applications. Lennox has several air handlers from the economical models to the very high efficiency models with variable speed technology to help you get the best efficiency. (more…)
Lennox Package Unit Reviews - Lennox package units can be purchased configured as heat pump package units with dual-fuel, air conditioner package units with optional electric heat, and air conditioners with gas furnace all in one package also known as gas packs. Their package units are produced primarily for residential and light commercial applications. Lennox does produce large commercial units but their primary package unit applications are for residential and light commercial. (more…)
Lennox Gas Furnace Reviews - Lennox has several gas furnaces available from the economical low efficient furnaces to the high efficiency high dollar gas furnaces. Their gas furnaces range from 80% AFUE all the way up to 98.7% AFUE. They are considered a premium furnace maker and HVAC equipment producer. The dealer network is strategically located all over the US and Canada so parts availability if parts are needed can be shipped overnight if the dealer does not have the part stocked. (more…)
Lennox Heat Pump Reviews - Consumer Ratings. Lennox produces heat pumps with efficiency ranges from 13 SEER 7.7 HSPF to 23.5 SEER 10.2 HSPF. They are known as a premium HVAC equipment manufacturer. Lennox produces air conditioners, heat pumps, gas furnaces, boilers, generators and other HVAC comfort products. Lennox recently introduced a solar assisted heat pump. This heat pump uses photo-voltaic solar technology to reduce energy use for heat pump use. Lennox clearly is a leader in HVAC equipment innovation and technology. (more…)
Lennox Air Conditioner Reviews - Consumer Ratings – Lennox has several air conditioners in their line-up. Starting with the economical units there is the ACX model Air Conditioner which lists features such as R410A environmental friendly refrigerant, Energy Star rated, a dependable scroll compressor and other features. Moving up the scale from economical air conditioners there is the ACD model air conditioner, the 14ACX air conditioner, the AC13 air conditioner, the XC14 air conditioner, the XC16 air conditioner, the XC15 air conditioner, and we finish off with the XC21 air conditioner which is the Lennox top of the line model air conditioning system for efficiency up to 26 SEER. (more…)
Common Air Handler Problems. Everyone loves to be comfortable so when there is a problem with the HVAC system we can become very uncomfortable. The air handler in the HVAC system has electrical and mechanical components in it that can experience problems from time to time. Some of the most common problems with air handlers can help you identify the problem and possibly fix the issue. Although some of the issues listed will need the attention of a professional HVAC technician to make the repair to the air handler. After all, an HVAC technician will have all the tools and likely the parts available to make a fast and efficient repair. Furthermore, since every air handler is different it is possible the problems described here do not apply to your situation.