So you are scouring the pages of your local newspaper, and surfing the Internet. You see the product descriptions but don’t know what to do with all this information. What should you look for in heat pump reviews for 2016? Here at the Heat Pump Guide, you can read 2016 consumer reports and reviews of heat pumps for home use.
Based on the heat pump reviews that have been submitted by consumers, the list below represents the top 10 heat pump systems and brands. We encourage you to visit the review page of the heat pump system installed in your home, and rate your experience.
York split system heat pumps keep homes comfortable all year long in all types of weather conditions. Buy a York Heat Pump and you’ll understand the value associated with the York name. The York products […]
Lennox Heat Pumps are well known for being reliable, economical and efficient. Lennox heat pumps provide value and efficiency for your home or office. Lennox heat pumps are built with quality and certification. Lennox is […]
Amana is a one of the world’s foremost experts in reliable and efficient heat pump systems that offer exceptional quality, comfort and performance for you home or work. Going back almost a century, Amana has […]
One of the oldest of the heating and AC companies. In fact, William Carrier INVENTED what he termed ‘manufactured weather’ in 1902. He founded the company that bears his name in 1915, in New York. […]
Trane heat pumps are, simply put, BUILT TO LAST. For years and years and years. And they are not just assembled collections of parts, but carefully crafted heat pump systems, incorporating the latest engineering designs […]
Goodman is the second-largest manufacturer of residential AC and heating products in North America. This includes their well-known line of Goodman heat pumps. Founder: Harold Goodman – a former AC contractor. Their goals/philosophy: High quality […]
Fujitsu heat pumps are made in 5 different series that give you options. These ductless minisplit systems are innovative, efficient and very quiet. Fujitsu has been a leader in ductless technology which is becoming more […]
Mitsubishi heat pumps are some of the most efficient, technologically innovative products available for heating and cooling. The popular minisplit systems are making ductless heat pumps a viable options in homes and businesses all over […]
Bryant heat pumps are among the most efficient, high-performance models in the industry. Always on the cutting edge, the company’s products deserve to be compared with top models from other industry leaders like Carrier, Lennox […]
Payne heat pumps offer some of the best prices and value in the industry. Payne doesn’t enjoy the household name recognition that Carrier or Trane does, so the company works hard to grow market share […]
Sanyo heat pumps offer a very viable alternative to standard air source heat pumps. These minisplit ductless heat pumps work well in older buildings where installing or replacing ductwork isn’t feasible. With their efficiency level […]
American Standard began making residential furnaces in the 1880s so they know something about keeping houses warm through cold winters. While this company has been sold and merged many times, the brand name has always […]
Rheem heat pumps are among the highest-rated in the industry. Rheem makes three lines of heat pumps that meet the heating and cooling needs of a wide range of consumers. In this Rheem heat pumps […]
The Florida Heat Pumps Company is now a part of the Bosch Group. The company was founded in 1970 in Pompano Beach, FL and was purchased by Bosch in 2007. Florida Heat Pumps, or FHP, […]
Ideally, heat pump reviews should include the following information: -Cooling capacity: measured in 'tons' (2 ton -- 5 ton) -Manufacturer (ex: Goodman, Trane, Carrier) -Trade Name -Condenser Model -SEER Range (a measure of cooling ability - higher is better) minimum = 13.00 -HSPF Range (a measure of heating ability - higher is better) minimum = 7.7
As mentioned, various heat pump manufacturers have websites, and provide useful information in their heat pump reviews, but the downside is that they don't provide information on the competition. Consumer Reports regularly provides product reviews for many consumer and household products. Check them out to see what information they might have in their files concerning heat pump reviews.
Local newspapers can also be a source of useful information. Especially in the 'home' or 'style' sections, you can sometimes find product reviews, including heat pump reviews and similar devices.
Consider enlisting your plumber or furnace man in your quest. Auction sites sometimes have reviews - including heat pump reviews - posted there.
Some of the best, and most unbiased heat pump reviews can be gained from non-profit and governmental agencies. One in particular, ACEEE (www.aceee.org) contains extensive product data and heat pump reviews, in column format for easy comparison.
Don't forget to stop in to your local Sears, Home Depot, or other home-supply outlet. They will often have prepared literature that will allow you to do heat pump reviews. They provide this literature free, in hopes of attracting your business. Be aware, however, that these heat pump reviews may mention only those models carried by the store.
Another source for heat pump reviews is online: blogs and forums, directed to the home owner. Since new home buyers often replace these units, Real Estate sites will sometimes provide reviews on heat pumps, air conditioners, furnaces, and similar appliances.
Overall, what you need in your heat pump reviews - or any review, for that matter - is information that is: Unbiased (neutral) - Complete - Reliable - and Up-To-Date. Ideal heat pump reviews should ideally contain names, addresses, website URL's, and phone numbers for your personal follow-up.
Compiling all this heat pump reviews data can be overwhelming. Use your PC - fire up your favorite Word Processing application and use the copy and paste function to transfer this information to one or more documents. Or, if you have the ability, you can use a Spreadsheet or Database application to not only store, but also sort, this information for more usefulness. Happy hunting in your efforts!
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