Amana HVAC Brand Reviews
Amana HVAC has been making central air conditioners since 1954, over those 60+ years the company has gone from forging a path in a new industry to becoming a proficient supplier and manufacturer of heating and cooling products. The company is owned by Goodman but produces its own line of products.
Amana HVAC Units
Amana sells all the products that you would expect of a heating and cooling company, including:
- Central air conditioners
- Heat pumps
- Packaged Units
- Gas furnaces
- Ductless AC systems
- Air handlers
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Amana Air Conditioners
The Amana air conditioners are available starting at 13 SEER (Seasonal Energy Efficiency Ratio) and going all the way up to 24.5 SEER. The top three products come with ComfortNet technology to help improve control over the HVAC units.
AC Unit Prices
The average cost to install an Amana AC unit is between $2,300 to $4,200. Your total AC unit installations costs will largely depend on the size needed for your home. For a 1,600 square foot home you would most likely need a 2.5 ton air conditioning unit. That size unit would be able to efficiently cool and heat your home. See below for a list of other HVAC brand prices. Talk to a local contractor today to get exact prices for your new AC unit installation.
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What Size Air Conditioning Unit Do I Need?
When calculating what size Amana AC unit you would need installed. You’ll want to consider your home’s size and what kind of cooling capacity you will need for it. It is common to assume an air conditioner can cool up to 400 square feet per 1 ton of air conditioning capacity. See the chart below for average costs of HVAC units by TONS
|Central Air Conditioner Size||AC Unit BTU||AC Unit + Installation|
|1.5 Tons||18,000 BTU||$2,000|
|2 Tons||24,000 BTU||$2,620|
|2.5 Tons||30000 BTU||$2,895|
|3 Tons||36000 BTU||$2,920|
|3.5 Tons||42000 BTU||$3,550|
|4 Tons||48000 BTU||$3,650|
|5 Tons||60000 BTU||$3,690|
Average Cost by SEER
Efficiency is expressed as the seasonal energy-efficiency rating, also known as an air conditioner’s SEER rating. The minimum SEER for a central AC unit will be 13 to 14. You’ll want to choose an air conditioner with a SEER rating of 15 or higher. The better the SEER rating for your Amana AC unit, the lower your overall energy bills will be. See our list below of average costs for AC units with different SEER ratings:
|SEER Efficiency Ratings||AC Unit + Installation||Energy Efficiency Level|
|13-14 SEER||$2,820||Standard Efficiency|
|15-16 SEER||$3,420||High Efficiency|
|17-18 SEER||$4,650||High Efficiency|
|19-21 SEER||$5,390||Very High Efficiency|
|22-24 SEER||$6,800||Max Efficiency|
Amana Heat Pumps
Amana heat pumps range from between 15 SEER and 18 SEER. The top two heat pumps are equipped with ComfortNet technology. The average heat pump can cost between $2,250 to $7,420 depending on the heat pump’s SEER rating. A single zone or single room heat pump will cost on average of $550. See a full list of heat pump brands below with associated installation costs.
|Heat Pump Brands||SEER Rating||Unit Price|
|Aire-Flo||14||$950 to $1,500|
|Airtemp||16||$1,000 to $1,675|
|Amana||15 - 18||$1,250 to $3,200|
|American Standard||14||$1,285 to $3,995|
|Ameristar||14||$1,055 to $1,450|
|Armstrong Air||14 - 20||$1,165 to $3,700|
|Armstrong and Ducane||15 - 20||$1,100 to $3,175|
|Bryant||14 - 20||$1,255 to $4,275|
|Carrier||14 - 20||$1,350 to $4,265|
|Coleman||13 - 20||$1,100 to $3,675|
|Daikin HVAC||15 - 18||$1,150 to $3,150|
|Day & Night||14 - 19||$1,135 to $3,925|
|DiamondAir||14 - 15||$900 to $1,760|
|Ducane||14 - 20||$1,150 to $3,150|
|Goodman||15 - 18||$1,150 to $3,500|
|Heil||14 - 19||$1,135 to $3,925|
|Lennox||16 - 23||$1,425 to $4,400|
|Luxaire||13 - 20||$1,200 to $3,675|
|Maytag||15 - 19||$1,245 to $3,720|
|Payne||14 - 17||$1,075 to $3,050|
|Rheem||14||$1,200 to $3,750|
|Ruud||14||$1,200 to $3,750|
|Tempstar||14 - 19||$1,135 to $3,925|
|Trane||14||$1,285 to $3,995|
|York||13 - 20||$1,250 to $3,675|
Amana Gas Furnaces
When choosing an Amana furnace you’ll have to choose between standard efficiency and high efficiency. The standard efficiency units are all 80 percent AFUE (Average Fuel Utilization Efficiency). The high efficiency units range in AFUE from 92 percent to 98 percent. The top four furnaces all come with ComfortNet technology.
The cost of a standard efficiency natural gas furnace ranges from $2,325 to $3,500. Depending on the brand and energy efficiency level of your new furnace, your total installation cost may vary. See our list below of average gas furnace installation costs by brands
|Best Gas Furnace Brands||Average Furnace Cost||Average Total Installation Cost|
|Average Gas Furnace Prices:||$1,226||$3,115|
Amana Ductless AC Units
Ductless Amana HVAC units are known for their high efficiency levels because heat isn’t lost as air moves around the ducts. Amana sells single room and multi-room split ductless systems for both heating and cooling. The company also sells single room ductless air conditioners.
The ComfortNet Control
Top of the line Amana HVAC products are designed to work with their proprietary ComfortNet Control system. These full-color thermostats provide a great deal of control over the units. They can control multiple devices around your home. The controls access the Internet, they function with wireless accessories and offer control over things like fan speed, heat pump balance point, heat and cool cycles, and even humidity with the right equipment.
The backlit screen is simple to read and the various controls are split into multiple menus to keep everything organized and make it simpler to use.
The Goodman Name
Before purchasing any Amana equipment it’s important to know that the company’s heaters and air conditioners division is owned by Goodman. If you’re familiar with the Goodman name and Goodman equipment, Amana products are very similar. In fact, all the Amana warranties are handled directly by Goodman facilities and the Goodman name shows on Amana warranty documents.
Amana AC Warranty
Most Amana equipment comes with a parts warranty for up to 10 years after the installation, but only when customers register their equipment within 60 days of installation. Amana equipment should be registered as soon as possible. If equipment isn’t registered in time, Amana will only warranty it for five years after the installation is complete. Amana is known for standing behind its products, but only if you take the time and put in the effort to make sure the heater, air conditioners or whatever you purchase from Amana is registered properly.
Amana products are built to last and don’t typically have many problems, but if they do you could find yourself footing the bill for a technician even if the equipment is covered under warranty. The warranty doesn’t typically cover labor or shipping.
When looking for a contractor, it’s a good idea to try and find someone that warranties their work and that will come out and fix issues without charging you to do it. While you won’t get a technician who will make all the repairs without charging you, it’s important all their work is warrantied so you aren’t paying for the same service multiple times if they make mistakes.
Local Amana AC Installation
Before hiring an installer to put in your Amana AC unit make sure that they have experience with Amana or Goodman brand products. Goodman recommends that homeowners and business owners look for technicians with the NATE Certification. NATE stands for North American Technician Excellence and shows that the technician has had proper training. Amana and Goodman don’t have their own training or certification program like some other suppliers do, so it’s a good idea to look for technicians that are highly rated with good reviews and that have advanced certifications.
We’ve also compiled a list of the other best central air conditioner brands & Units here:
- AAON Air Conditioners
- Airedale Air Conditioners
- Amana Air Conditioners
- Carrier Air Conditioners
- Daikin Air Conditioners
- LG Air Conditioners
- Lennox Air Conditioners
- Mitsubishi Air Conditioners
- Panasonic Air Conditioners
- Rheem Air Conditioners
- Sanyo Air Conditioners
- Toshiba Air Conditioners
- Trane Air Conditioners
- York Air Conditioners