Product Focus: Air Conditioning

Fondis introduces its Fond’ice, an all-season heating and cooling unit. It combines three methods: wood-burning heat, heat-pump heat and air conditioning. The reversible air conditioner works automatically to maintain a consistent, preset temperature in the home.


Lennox offers the Energy Star qualified XC21 air conditioner for quiet and consistent cooling. It has up to 20.5 SEER and is twice as efficient as typical air conditioners.


Rheem’s Prestige Series RASL air conditioner carries efficiency ratings of 18 SEER. It is equipped with two-stage compressors for superior efficiency, better humidity control and quieter operation.


The Affinity 18-SEER air conditioner from York features quiet technology that provides sound levels ranging from 65 to 74 db. Its compressor technology enables it to operate at 67 percent part-load capacity for better efficiency and humidity control.


Bryant’s Two-Speed Puron Plus air conditioner includes a 16.5-SEER cooling efficiency. Operating on low speed up to 80 percent of the time, the system is able to circulate cool air throughout the home for longer periods of time. When outside temperatures rise, the device automatically shifts to high speed to maintain comfort indoors.


Maytag’s M1010 16-SEER air conditioner is designed to reduce hot and cold spots, improve humidity control and balance indoor temperatures. Each system comes standard with 10-year parts and labor warranty.


Fedders compact 13-SEER ultra-quiet central air conditioners are sized for slab or rooftop mounting. To maintain a small footprint, the coils require less space and use approximately 30 percent less refrigerant.


Coleman Echelon 5T Series 15-SEER air conditioner includes sound-dampening technology, environmentally friendly R-410A refrigerant and is Energy Star qualified. Its two-stage cooling makes it up to 60 percent more efficient.


The Infinity 21-SEER air conditioner from Carrier is designed to provide high-efficiency cooling. The system provides longer cooling cycles at lower fan speeds for energy savings, and maintaining consistent temperatures throughout the house.


The Unico high-velocity air-conditioning system includes ducting that is 1/4 the size of conventional ducting, and small vent outlets (pictured) that easily blend in with architecture. Its flexible mini-ducts are designed to provide maximum comfort with draft-free, even temperatures throughout each room.