hello all,

I am new to the HVAC field (2 yrs). I am a lic. HVAC contractor in WV.

I purchase Ducane, Centurion, Heil, and Arco Aire.

Could anybody please tell me if these units, if any, are manufactured by any of the "major" companies that capitalize the market. I know that Carrier is made by A.S. and Janitrol by Goodman. I have also heard that there is a connection between Bard and Bryant and Heil and Whirlpool/Kenmore?

Similarly, i have been told that there is one company that puts several different names on there units...hmmm?

Could you folks please help an independent contractor out?

Such info, would be helpful to me as it is quite difficult to compete with dealers who constantly "put down" these products (and my inquiries elsewhere are not yielding consistant answers.

Thank you,