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Canada’s 10 Best Air Conditioner Brands & Models Reviewed in 2021

In Canada, if your house is a family's universe, the air conditioning is the sun. Everything revolves around it, from the living room, bedrooms, basement, and kitchen. That's why getting the right air conditioner is kind of a big deal. There are tons of factors to consider — everything from size and efficiency to maintenance and special features. Of course, the price of AC is our first consideration: They're expensive. But if you want a best choice from a reliable AC brand that will stand steady in your family's orbit for many years to come, you're in the right place.

The following brands are among the well-known brands in Canada: Lennox, Carrier, Goodman, American Standard, Keeprite, ComfortStar, York, Armstrong Air, Trane, Amana.

Brand Review:

Lennox® central air conditioners deliver one of the best, quietest, and most energy-efficient central air conditioners brand specifically in the Ontario, Canada market. Delivering adequate and precise comfort while allowing control, Lennox air conditioners continuously condition with little adjustments in airflow ( CFM ) and condensation (cooling output) to maintain the household temperature at desired levels. achieving industry-leading energy condensation efficiencies reaching up to 26.00 SEER, high-efficiency Lennox air conditioners are able to help you save hundreds of dollars worth annually in utility costs. Since some central air conditioner units have ENERGY STAR® certificates, hence may even qualify for federal energy rebates, tax credits, or local utility rebates. Furthermore, The higher end of Lennox air conditioner models can operate and synchronize with iComfort® S30 and iComfort® E30 smart thermostat controls, enabling you with more control over your property’s comfort while you are at home or even when away.

Features:

Competitively advanced technologies available

Air conditioners under the Dave Lennox Signature® Collection modify cooling intensity based on the climate measurements within a property's area. After paired with the iComfort® S30 smart thermostat, these air conditioners will adapt to the owner’s routine and adjust temperatures accordingly optimizing comfort and efficiency.

Fitted with such powerful cooling capacities, it is expected that Lennox air conditioner units will be loud. To the contrary, Thanks to the infamous SilentComfort™ technology, Lennox units are  One of the quietest in their class.

Lennox Quantum Coil Technology

Quantum Coil technology improves comfort and efficiency through energy savings. Since the units are manufactured to be resistant to corrosion, users experience easier maintenance, superior performance, and higher life expectancy for the unit.

Lennox’s specialized aluminum alloy not only reduces the chance of corrosion due to moisture, oxidation, or even salt, it also improves sustainability through less waste and higher efficiency. Since aluminum coils are much lighter in weight than traditional copper coils, Quantum coil Central air conditioners can weigh up to 50 pounds less than the copper versions they are replacing. That translates into fewer emissions during the shipping period.

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Ranking:

Many homeowners wonder if there's an AC Central air conditioner brand that is ideal for their home. An AC Central air conditioner should be energy efficient and provide comfort sustainably. Lennox AC Central air conditioners are designed to exceed these expectations. It’s also important to evaluate different models, considering the budget and the size of the property.

Cost:

When browsing Lennox products, here is to note some of the brand’s downsides:

  • Parts could be expensive out of warranty due to high quality
  • The brand does not provide parts or units to non registered trades or “over the counter”
  • Installation of the unit requires the most amount of skill out of a technician yet can deliver superior life expectancy when installed correctly

One Lennox AC unit could cost $2300 - $5500 on average in Canada

Model Comparison:

Lennox - Merit Central Air conditioners

Lennox 13ACX Review

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Price installed: from $2,099
Rental price: from $39.99/mo
Finance price: from $27.99/mo
Warranty: 10 years parts and Compressor
Energy efficiency: Up to 14.5 SEER
Reasons to buy: Range suits all needs | Very affordable
Reasons to avoid: Lower SEER ratings, not as quiet as other Lennox units

Average Rating: 9.6/10

Affordable, Durable, powerful. The 13ACX offers an efficiency rating the meets or exceeds 13 SEER, making it a smart investment. Reaching Efficiency ratings of up to 13 seers or greater, The 13ACX is designed using a heavy-gauge, galvanized steel PermaGuard™ cabinet to resist elements such as sunlight, snow, rain, wind debris and etc for years to come. Though it may not be the most efficient in terms of energy usage, it is one of the best in its class for applications in cold climates such as Canada. When there aren't as many days in the year for the unit to operate, it becomes almost essential for the unit to be affordable in order for it to be financially sustainable, 13ACX brings financial efficiency of install to the table.

Lennox ML14XC1 Review

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Price installed: from $2,399
Rental price: from $44.99/mo
Finance price: from $29.99/mo
Warranty: 10 years parts and Compressor
Energy efficiency: up to 16 SEER
Reasons to buy: Range suits all needs | Quiet operation
Reasons to avoid: Lower SEER ratings, not as quiet as other Lennox units

Average Rating: 9.5/10

Designed for efficiency and Durable use. Efficiency ratings can go up to 16 SEER to help reduce utility bills without sacrificing comfort. The coil will deliver a powerful performance by pulling heat out of the air to keep the home cool. The Lennox quantum coils are made of fortified aluminum which is corrosion resistant and is able to withstand harsh conditions and environments. Pairing this Central air conditioner condenser with indoor air quality products like humidifiers and electronic or media air cleaners will provide added comfort as well as improve controlling dust, bacteria, mildew, and other possible contaminants.

Lennox 16ACX Review

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Price installed: from $2,899
Rental price: from $49.99/mo
Finance price: from $34.99/mo
Warranty: 10 years parts and condenser
Energy efficiency: Up to 17 SEER
Reasons to buy: Range suits all needs | Multi-stage unit Quiet and efficient operation
Reasons to avoid: Relatively Expensive

Average Rating: 9.3/10

A multi-stage air conditioner that is highly suitable for affordable, efficient cooling. The Central air conditioner condenser adjusts to achieve maximum energy savings, while the multi-stage operation delivers enhanced humidity control yielding unmatched comfort. Energy efficiency ratings reaching up to 17 SEER deliver perfect comfort at an affordable price, the quiet operation at 75 decibels maintains a peaceful environment. The Lennox 16ACX is pairable with a variable-speed furnace or air handler to maintain a controlled, steady, and slow air circulation continuously. This ultimately enhances comfort and improves indoor air quality.

Lennox - Elite Series Central Air conditioners

Lennox EL16XC1 Review

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Price installed: from $2,799
Rental price: from $48.99/mo
Finance price: from $33.99/mo
Warranty: 10 years
Energy efficiency: Up to 17 SEER
Reasons to buy: Range suits all needs | Quiet operation
Reasons to avoid: Relatively Expensive

Average Rating: 9.8/10

Lennox’s EL16XC1 makes an ideal replacement for the outdated system. This Central air conditioner features high-quality design and manufacturing for durability and delivers an innovative, powerful yet efficient result for optimal comfort and indoor air quality in the summer. Its high compatibility rate features with smart thermostats and indoor air quality systems offer improved performance results, while its sound-dampening mechanisms and material actively reduce the maximum noise level to 71 decibels for an absolutely quiet operation. Reaches up to 17 SEER  reducing energy bills.

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Lennox SL18XC1 Review

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Price installed: from $3,299
Rental price: from $54.99/mo
Finance price: from $37.99/mo
Warranty: 10 years parts and condenser
Energy efficiency: Up to 18.5 SEER
Reasons to buy: Range suits all needs | Very Quiet operation | High-efficiency operation
Reasons to avoid: Expensive

Average Rating: 9.7/10

The SL18XC1 is ideal for those for a high-end Central air conditioner system application that is aimed to offer reliability, efficiency, and superior performance. Reaching SEER efficiency ratings of up to 18.5, this central air conditioner unit is compatible with Home Energy System solar roof module systems. Unit configuration features include unique fan blades, upgraded insulation, and vibration resistance to reduce noise levels to 65 decibels and ensure a perfectly quiet operation. The coil is made of quality materials that resist corrosion, extreme heat, and rain/snow. Offers perfect control over property’s temperature.

Brand Review:

During the last century, the Carrier brand has been the household name and an industry leader in central air conditioning systems. Carrier currently provides air conditioning and refrigeration solutions in over 170 countries worldwide.

Features:

  • Carrier, while pricier, also requires installers to be certified by the company in order to guarantee the proper installation for the homeowners’ investment.
  • Carrier claims to make the quietest central air conditioner condensers available on the market thanks to their quality insulation and chassis.
  • Offering 10-year parts warranty for all central air conditioners
  • More than 100 years of experience while maintaining good reputation
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Ranking:

Carrier was founded in 1912 in Florida claiming to have invented the world's first “modern air conditioner” in 1902. Being one of the oldest manufacturers of top-rated heating and air conditioning systems in the universe, their units are known to be reliable and have a good reputation for being one of the top central air conditioning and HVAC systems.

Cost:

An Installed Carrier units’ pricing may vary based on the Central air conditioner condenser model, the evaporative coil chosen, and its installation. The higher the SEER ratings, the higher the cost. There also is a premium if the Central air conditioner has more features to enhance either convenience or performance. A 17 SEER Carrier central air conditioning may cost up to $4,800 based on its size.

Model Comparison:

Carrier - Infinity Series Central Air conditioners

Carrier Infinity 20 Review

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Price installed: from $4,199
Rental price: from $69.99/mo
Finance price: from $54.99/mo
Warranty: 10 years parts and condenser
Energy efficiency: Up to 20.5 SEER
Reasons to buy: Range suits all needs | Quiet operation
Reasons to avoid: Expensive

Average Rating: 9.5/10

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Awarded the title of Most Efficient of ENERGY STAR in the year 2019, the Infinity 20 series offers optimal cooling and comfort while saving energy. Once it sufficiently cools the designated area, it makes detailed, gradual adjustments by intelligently reading the indoor and outdoor climate and its changing conditions. The central air conditioning unit then decides how much power to use to achieve sufficient cooling without wasting extra energy. The main key to the Infinity 20’s efficiency is an ECM variable-speed motor that saves energy without sacrificing comfort.

Efficiency: Up to 20.5 SEER - cooling efficiency

Sound Level: 58 decibels

Pros:

  • Very Quiet operation
  • High efficiency - Energy efficient
  • Modulates and adapts to environmental conditions through smart control

Cons: High price

This central air conditioner is best suited for people who need a very quiet solution, perhaps because there is a bedroom, study, office, or home theater near the central air conditioning unit.

Carrier Infinity 19VS Review

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Price installed: from $3,899
Rental price: from $64.99/mo
Finance price: from $51.99/mo
Warranty: 10 years
Energy efficiency: Up to 19 SEER
Reasons to buy: Range suits all needs | Quiet operation
Reasons to avoid: Expensive

Average Rating: 9.4/10

The Infinity 19VS model also uses variable-speed compression and on-demand, reduces usage to as little as 25% of its full capacity. It can connect to the current system, As it saves energy by running below capacity, the 19VS is able to provide constant comfort and work efficiently with other systems that depend on continuous air circulation.

  • EFFICIENCY: Up to 19 SEER - cooling efficiency
  • SOUND LEVEL: 56 decibels

Pros:

  • Very Quiet operation
  • Semi Relatively energy efficient
  • Saves energy by running at only 25% capacity when not all power is in demand

Cons:

  • It May Not be as efficient as some other models

This central air conditioner is best suited for People who have air purifiers, dehumidifiers, or other components that need constant air circulation throughout the home.

Carrier Infinity 16 Review

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Price installed: from $3,699
Rental price: from $59.99/mo
Finance price: from $49.99/mo
Warranty: 10 years
Energy efficiency: Up to 16 SEER
Reasons to buy: Range suits all needs | Quiet operation
Reasons to avoid: Expensive

Average Rating: 9.3/10

Although it may have less overall efficiency than the other Carrier Central air conditioner units, the Infinity 16 Central Air Conditioner is more design-focused to get the job done. It utilizes the Infinity system to adjust to the humidity of the home. It makes those adjustments using many algorithms that factor in current moisture levels.

  • EFFICIENCY: Up to 16 SEER  --  cooling efficiency
  • SOUND LEVEL: 66 decibels

Pros:

  • Automatically Adjusts according to humidity
  • Relatively More affordable than other similar models

Cons:

  • Also not as efficient as many other models as mentioned

This central air conditioner is best suited for People who live in colder climates who need air conditioning infrequently such as Canadian Climate.

Carrier - Performance Series Central Air Conditioners

Carrier Performance 17 Review

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Price installed: from $3,899
Rental price: from $51.99/mo
Finance price: from $37.99/mo
Warranty: 10 years
Energy efficiency: Up to 14 SEER
Reasons to buy: Range suits all needs | Quiet operation
Reasons to avoid: Expensive | Lower SEER ratings

Average Rating: 9.4/10

Offers a balance between reasonable upfront costs and long-term energy savings due to efficiency. The Performance series 17 Carrier Central air conditioner utilizes two-stage compression, improving comfort levels and reducing humidity at a faster pace.

  • EFFICIENCY: 17 SEER -- cooling efficiency
  • SOUND LEVEL: 72 decibels

Pros:

  • Factory Enhanced humidity control and temperature control
  • The condenser has a Two-stage compressor operation

Cons:

  • Significantly more pricey compared to a single-stage Carrier Central air conditioner

This central air conditioner is best suited for homes located in warmer regions where AC operates most of the year.

Carrier Performance 14 Review

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Price installed: from $3,299
Rental price: from $51.99/mo
Finance price: from $37.99/mo
Warranty: 10 years
Energy efficiency: Up to 14 SEER
Reasons to buy: Range suits all needs | Quiet operation
Reasons to avoid: Expensive | Lower SEER ratings

Average Rating: 9.3/10

Offers adequate cooling while saving money upfront. The Performance 14 model can also stack on top of similar central air conditioning units, making it a fantastic option for multi-family housing Central air conditioners application-wise.

  • EFFICIENCY: 14 SEER - cooling efficiency
  • SOUND LEVEL: 68 decibels

Pros:

  • More affordable and reasonable than most Carrier Central air conditioners
  • Munting ready: Stackable for saving space

Cons:

  • Relatively less efficient than most other models
  • The noise level is Relatively loud

This central air conditioner is best suited for Multi-family housing where multiple homes need Central air conditioner units, but without a lot of ground space on which to install them.

Carrier Performance 13 Review

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Price installed: from $2,699
Rental price: from $49.99/mo
Finance price: from $34.99/mo
Warranty: 10 years
Energy efficiency: Up to 14 SEER
Reasons to buy: Range suits all needs | Quiet operation
Reasons to avoid: Expensive | Lower SEER ratings

Average Rating: 9.3/10

Offers adequate cooling while saving money upfront. The Performance 14 model can also stack on top of similar central air conditioning units, making it a fantastic option for multi-family housing central air conditioners application-wise.

  • EFFICIENCY: 14 SEER - cooling efficiency
  • SOUND LEVEL: 68 decibels

Pros:

  • More affordable and reasonable than most Carrier Central air conditioners
  • Munting ready: Stackable for saving space

Cons:

  • Relatively less efficient than most other models
  • The noise level is Relatively loud

This central air conditioner is best suited for Multi-family housing where multiple homes need Central air conditioner units, but without a lot of ground space on which to install them.

Carrier Comfort Series Central Air Conditioners

Carrier Comfort 16 Review

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Price installed: from $2,899
Rental price: from $52.99/mo
Finance price: from $36.99/mo
Warranty: 10 years
Energy efficiency: 16 SEER
Reasons to buy: Affordable | Range suits all needs | Quiet operation
Reasons to avoid: Lower SEER ratings if not paired with the right coil

Average Rating: 9.5/10

Relatively Affordable air conditioners with single-stage compressor operation. The only difference between the two models is the sound levels.

EFFICIENCY: 16 SEER - cooling efficiency

SOUND LEVEL:

24AAA6 – 72 decibels;

24ABC6 – 76 decibels

Pros:

  • Relatively Energy efficient
  • Filter drier Unit provides protection against moisture development

Cons:

  • One stage only operates at full speed, with no capacity control.

This central air conditioner is best suited for Customers looking for a cooling solution to use during the summer months.

Carrier Comfort 15 Review

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Price installed: from $2,399
Rental price: from $44.99/mo
Finance price: from $32.99/mo
Warranty: 10 years
Energy efficiency: Up to 16 SEER
Reasons to buy: Affordable |  Range suits all needs | Quiet operation
Reasons to avoid: Not as quiet | Lower SEER ratings

Average Rating: 9.4/10

EFFICIENCY: 16 SEER - cooling efficiency

SOUND LEVEL: 72 decibels

Pros:

  • Heavy-duty exterior, protecting against harsh weather damage (rain/snow)
  • Reasonably and Moderately priced

Cons:

  • One stage, No adjustability in compressor speed.
  • Relatively quiet, however, there are also much quieter Central air conditioners

This central air conditioner is best suited for people looking for a good deal on an air conditioner they will use once in a while.

Carrier Comfort 14 Review

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Price installed: from $2,199
Rental price: from $41.99/mo
Finance price: from $29.99/mo
Warranty: 10 years
Energy efficiency: 14 SEER
Reasons to buy: Affordable | Range suits all needs | Quiet operation
Reasons to avoid: Not as quiet | Lower SEER ratings if not paired with the right evaporative coil

Average Rating: 9.6/10

A simple design designed for quick cooling. A balance between: Relatively quiet when running, energy-efficient, affordability, and reliable. Model 24AC4**C is specifically designed to operate in coastal homes. It effectively removes salt and humidity in the humid air in coastal climates.

EFFICIENCY: 14 SEER - cooling efficiency

SOUND LEVEL: 72 decibels

Pros:

  • Averagely, repairs are cheaper than other models
  • filter drier system removes Humidity and contaminants

Cons:

  • The condenser only operates at one speed, no capacity control

This central air conditioner is best suited for People interested in an affordably priced air conditioner or people living near the ocean.

Brand Review:

Goodman® is one of the World’s biggest names in cooling, heating, and home comfort products. That’s because Goodman has been living up to its name in a big way for decades, with time-tested innovative energy-efficient technology, highly durable materials on products, and excellent manufacturing. So, no matter where you live in the world or how big your home is, Goodman has solutions to help keep your home efficient and comfortable.

Model Comparison:

Goodman GSX13 Review

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Price installed: from $1,799
Rental price: from $34.99/mo
Finance price: from $23.99/mo
Warranty: 10 years parts and condenser
Energy efficiency: Up to 14 SEER
Reasons to buy: Affordable | Range suits all needs | durable operation
Reasons to avoid: Not as quiet | Lower SEER ratings if not paired with the right evaporative coil

Average Rating: 9.5/10

This Energy-Efficient Central Air Conditioner System can reach Up to 14 SEER in cooling efficiency when paired with the right furnace (ECM blower motor) and evaporative coil.  The famous Five millimeters, refrigeration-grade premium copper tubing, and aluminum fin condenser coil configuration can deliver outstanding heat transfer properties using R-410A, chlorine-free, refrigerant. This is also one of the most durable, financially efficient while Goodman offers parts and warranty coverages on a competitive level.

Goodman GSX14 Review

Goodman-GSX14

Price installed: from $1,999
Rental price: from $37.99/mo
Finance price: from $27.99/mo
Warranty: 10 years parts and condenser
Energy efficiency: Up to 15 SEER
Reasons to buy: Affordable | Range suits all needs | quiet, efficient, and durable operation
Reasons to avoid: Not as affordable as GSX13 | Lower SEER ratings if not paired with the right evaporative coil

Average Rating: 9.6/10

Extremely energy-efficient central air conditioner system that easily reaches Up to 15 SEER in cooling efficiencies. Like its lower class, it delivers outstanding heat transfer properties with the use of the infamous R-410A, chlorine-free, refrigerant. The unit is designed to capture the perfect balance between affordable cost, ease of maintenance and durability, efficiency, and comfort. It is vital to pair this unit with the right size and efficiency rating for the furnace and coil that are paired with it in order to optimize the comfort, durability, and efficiency of the overall HVAC system.

Brand Review:

American Standard Heating & Air Conditioning is committed to being the absolute best at everything they do to make your home better. They are building a Higher Standard of their technologies and services year by year. Each year, they innovate on products that mostly exemplify their commitment to excellence.

Model Comparison:

American Standard 4A7A30 Review

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Price installed: from $1,999
Rental price: from $37.99/mo
Finance price: from $27.99/mo
Warranty: 10 years parts and condenser
Energy efficiency: Up to 14.75 SEER
Reasons to buy: Most Affordable very quiet AC | Range suits all needs | quiet, efficient, and durable operation
Reasons to avoid: Not as affordable as other 13 SEER units | Lower SEER ratings if not paired with the right evaporative coil

Average Rating: 9.6/10

Reaches Up to 14.75 SEER as a central air conditioner system. This central air system's design is an economical option for efficient and reliable cooling. This is the quietest 13 SEER AC on the market which makes it one of the most expensive in its class, however, by pairing it with the right coil and furnace, it actually becomes the most efficient in its class of 13SEER as well. Without costing too much, the unit performs in perfect balance and harmony between efficiency and comfort. More suitable for generally cold climates as it is one of the lower efficiency units in the American Standard Line up.

American Standard 4A7A40 Review

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Price installed: from $2,199
Rental price: from $41.99/mo
Finance price: from $29.99/mo
Warranty: 10 years parts and condenser
Energy efficiency: Up to 16 SEER
Reasons to buy: Very quiet AC | Range suits all needs | quiet, efficient, and durable operation
Reasons to avoid: Not as affordable as other AC units | Lower SEER ratings if not paired with the right evaporative coil

Average Rating: 9.5/10

Reaches Up to 16 SEER when correctly installed and operated. One of the latest introductions to American Standard’s air conditioning line, providing homeowners with excellent comfort and savings. This central air system's design aims to perform as an economical option for efficient and reliable cooling. It offers very good efficiencies when coupled with the right evaporative coil. It also uses a sound jacket reducing its noise levels.

Brand Review:

Every time when you choose KeepRite® heating and cooling products, it means your home comfort is backed by superior engineering and quality manufacturing so you can enjoy things that are more important. Each unit they supply to the market is 100% run tested, they design their products in ways in order to give consumers the best in quality, energy efficiency, and reliability. It’s their tradition to deliver products that meet your expectations.

Model Comparison:

Keeprite N4A3 Review

Keeprite-N4A3

Price installed: from $1,799
Rental price: from $34.99/mo
Finance price: from $23.99/mo
Warranty: 10 years parts and condenser
Energy efficiency: Up to 14 SEER
Reasons to buy: VERY affordably priced  AC | Range suits all needs | durable operation
Reasons to avoid: Not as quiet or efficient as other AC units | Lower SEER ratings if not paired with the right evaporative coil

Average Rating: 9.4/10

The Performance series 13 SEER Central Air Conditioner can achieve up to 14 SEER if paired with high-efficiency coils and furnaces. It is one of the most affordable ACs that lasts very long and has an Armstrong build. It was voted the customer and homeowner's favorite budget-friendly central air conditioner with a single-stage compressor in the years 2017 and 2018. The body is designed for corrosion resistance and lasting performance making this unit ideal for Canadian climate installations. The warranty offered by Keeprite is one of the most competitive and complete coverages on the market.

Keeprite NXA4 Review

Keeprite-NXA4

Price installed: from $1,999
Rental price: from $37.99/mo
Finance price: from $27.99/mo
Warranty: 10 years parts and condenser
Energy efficiency: Up to 15.5 SEER
Reasons to buy: Affordably priced high-efficiency AC | Range suits all needs | durable efficient and quiet operation
Reasons to avoid: Not as affordable as other AC units | Lower SEER ratings if not paired with the right evaporative coil

Average Rating: 9.5/10

This Performance 14 SEER central air conditioner is one of the best ways to beat the summer heat with a budget-friendly install cost. This central air conditioner operates with a single-stage compressor delivering cooling comfort and excellent dehumidification all summer long. For its price, it offers a Quiet performance (as low as 75 decibels).

Keeprite NXA6 Review

Keeprite-NXA6

Price installed: from $2,199
Rental price: from $41.99/mo
Finance price: from $29.99/mo
Warranty: 10 years parts and condenser
Energy efficiency: Up to 17 SEER
Reasons to buy: High-efficiency AC | Range suits all needs | durable efficient and quiet operation
Reasons to avoid: Not as affordable as other AC units | Lower SEER ratings if not paired with the right evaporative coil

Average Rating: 9.4/10

With the Performance 16 SEER central air conditioner, you can keep cool and comfortable in the warm months utilizing this high-efficiency air conditioner with a single-stage compressor. It delivers reliable cooling comfort and is ENERGY STAR® qualified so you can enjoy money-saving, efficient comfort. It is one of the most affordable systems to reach a 17 SEER rating for cooling efficiency. Keeprite offers a 5-year hassle-free exchange warranty for this unit.

Brand Review:

With over 60 years of industry combined experience, ComfortStar® is recognized worldwide as one of the leaders in providing heating and cooling products that are reliable, energy-efficient, innovative, and cost-effective. Our research and development team continues to develop products every year to reach higher quality standards as well as elevating the level of efficiency to protect our precious environment.

Model Comparison:

ComfortStar MAH13 Review

ComfortStar-MAH13

Price installed: from $1,799
Rental price: from $34.99/mo
Finance price: from $23.99/mo
Warranty: 10 years parts and condenser
Energy efficiency: Up to 13.5 SEER
Reasons to buy: One of the Most affordably priced 13 SEER AC | Range suits all needs | relatively durable operation
Reasons to avoid: Not as durable or quiet as other AC units | Lower SEER ratings if not paired with the right evaporative coil

Average Rating: 9.3/10

This system uses a Single-stage 13 SEER central air conditioner condenser. The compressor is clothed in a heavy-gauge galvanized steel with gray powder paint finishes on the Fully louvered removable coil guard to protect the condenser surface. The unit is designed for easy access to service valves and electrical connections as well as providing easy access to fan motors without disconnecting wires. This is one of the best budget units in the market. The lower efficiency peak makes it more desirable only for colder climates.

Brand Review:

Over a hundred years, YORK® has been providing heating and air conditioning solutions for many of the most complex structures in the world. Today, we're committed to keeping families comfortable across the country. Our latest generation of York air conditioning units delivers excellent efficiency, proven reliability, and warranties that are remarkable in the industry.

Model Comparison:

YORK YCD 13 SEER Single Stage Air Conditioner Review

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Price installed: from $1,999
Rental price: from $37.99/mo
Finance price: from $27.99/mo
Warranty: 10 years parts and condenser
Energy efficiency: Up to 14 SEER
Reasons to buy: Affordably priced 13 SEER AC | Range suits all needs |
Reasons to avoid: Not as durable or quiet as other AC units | Lower SEER ratings if not paired with the right evaporative coil | Bad reputation for callbacks and breakdowns

Average Rating: 9.0/10

A Compact, standard, and basic cooling central air conditioner optimized for northern U.S. and Canadian climates. This unit has relatively low efficiency and does not last as long as other units. However its price point is one of the most attractive attributes, though very popular in Canada, this unit has a reputation for needing services early on in its life. The relatively small size of the condenser helps it to be stacked and installed in locations with limited space. The unit reached a maximum of 74DB when operating.

Brand Review:

A PROFESSIONAL RESPONSIBILITY FOR QUALITY AND EFFICIENCY over decades

Our products are currently manufactured in a state-of-the-art facility in Orangeburg, South Carolina, using computer-controlled intelligent equipment. Our commitment to quality and efficiency is evident in everything we manufacture, and every product that leaves our facility has been 100% run-tested before putting into the market because we do our best to make sure your peace of mind as well as your comfort.

Model Comparison:

Armstrong air 4SCU14LB / 4SCU14LE Review

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Price installed: from $2,199
Rental price: from $41.99/mo
Finance price: from $29.99/mo
Warranty: 10 years parts and condenser
Energy efficiency: Up to 16 SEER
Reasons to buy: Affordably priced 14 SEER AC | Range suits all needs | made by Lennox
Reasons to avoid: Lower SEER ratings if not paired with the right evaporative coil | Higher rate than budget ACs

Average Rating: 9.2/10

This unit is ENERGY STAR® Certified, The ENERGY STAR certification serves as a joint program of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the North American Department of Energy to help homeowners save money and protect the environment through energy-efficient products and remedies. The unit reaches Up to 16 SEER Efficiency SEER (Seasonal Energy Efficiency Ratio) when paired with a variable speed or ECM blower and high efficiency cooling evaporative A-coil. Utilizing the well known MHT™ Technology,
I.e. Armstrong Air’s proprietary heat transfer system, the specially designed fan shrouds pull air evenly throughout the air conditioner’s condenser’s coil surface. The technology also features rifled tubing in order of enhancements to refrigerant flow, while increasing surface contact between cooling surface and air.

Brand Review:

Trane® is one of the world leaders in heating and air conditioning systems, HVAC services, and solutions. Trane helps consumers to succeed by providing innovative solutions that optimize indoor air quality and efficiency through a broad portfolio of energy-efficient heating, central ventilating and air conditioning units, building, and energy services, parts support, and advanced controls system for many homes and commercial buildings.

Model Comparison:

Trane XR14 Review

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Price installed: from $2,399
Rental price: from $44.99/mo
Finance price: from $29.99/mo
Warranty: 10 years parts and condenser
Energy efficiency: Up to 16 SEER
Reasons to buy: One of the most durable 14 SEER AC | Range suits all needs saves almost 50% of cooling bill | quiet operation
Reasons to avoid: Lower SEER ratings if not paired with the right evaporative coil | much Higher rate than other ACs

Average Rating: 9.4/10

Reaching up to 16 SEER when operating, this very durable AC unit will last almost double the age of a regular standard AC. The quiet fans reduce the maximum sound to only 72 Db which astonishingly low for a unit with this cost. It offers Multi stages of cooling which makes it adequate in cooling during different amounts of heat and humidity caused by climate. This unit has an energy star certificate and has an applicable 10% manufacturer rebate.

Brand Review:

Amana brand products have been around in the world since the 1930s, all began when they accepted the challenge of building a dependable beverage cooler at that time. The Amana brand has a rich history of creating HVAC units and appliances that changed the American household over decades. When it comes to hassle-free indoor living, we always put our customers first.

Model Comparison:

Amana ASX14 Review

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Price installed: from $2,399
Rental price: from $44.99/mo
Finance price: from $29.99/mo
Warranty: 10 years parts and condenser
Energy efficiency: Up to 15 SEER
Reasons to buy: Higher line of Goodman Acs | Range suits all needs | quiet, efficient, and durable operation
Reasons to avoid: Not as affordable as Budget units such as GSX13| Lower SEER ratings if not paired with the right evaporative coil

Average Rating: 9.2/10

This unit offers a Quiet Performance, for this matter, Amana has acoustically engineered their systems with improvements such as the specially designed sound-control top. The Amana brand ASX14 central air conditioner offers up to a 15 SEER energy-efficiency rating of cooling performance. When compared to the usually lower SEER units found in many Canadian homes, the Amana ASX14 central air conditioner provides plenty of savings on the Hydro bill.

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