I just left my local R.E.Michels branch. They are displaying a Broan Heat Pump rated at 22 SEER. It is a split system with the compressor empoying inverter technology. I don,t know much about Broan. Maybe other members of the forum will comment on Broan quality and performance.
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Originally Posted by threadcutter
... They are displaying a Broan Heat Pump rated at 22 SEER. It is a split system with the compressor empoying inverter technology. I don,t know much about Broan. Maybe other members of the forum will comment on Broan quality and performance.
That comes up on AHRI search suggested. It appears from parameters that maybe
Other manufacturers make 21 seer units. Probaly not as pricy as the IQ drive, but not cheap.
And seer is not the only number you need to look at with a heat-pump.
BTU output, hspf and cop are important factors.
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Go to http://www.tappan.net/ac-23.asp. It's manufactured by Nordyne, www.nordyne.com. You can click on any of the Premium brands listed, including Tappan, Maytag, Westinghouse, and Frigidaire, to find a Dealer in your area. Nordyne requires Dealer Certification before selling these units.
I've been certified, and can tell you that this is a fantastic bit of industry-leading technology. Operating costs can compare to closed loop geothermal, with better comfort features, due to the modulating capacity and outputs.
Hope this helps.