Amana Furnace Brand Reviews
Amana furnaces come from one the most trusted brand in the home heating industry. They have been manufacturing AC units and replacement furnaces since 1954. Amana is owned by the same company that manufactures Goodman furnaces, but they offer their own line of HVAC units as well.
Amana Gas Furnace Installation Costs
On average homeowners pay anywhere from $2,145 to $3,300 in furnace installation costs for a replacement Amana gas furnace. If you want to install a standard efficiency furnace such as the Amana AMVC8 model with an 80% AFUE you you can expect for it to price out at $1,525 for the unit alone and for a new gas furnace installation costs to total out to around $2,486.
|Amana Gas Furnace Model||Unit Only Price||Installation Costs||AFUE %|
|AMSS92||$2,005||$2,565||up to 92%|
|ACSS92||$2,189||$2,587||up to 92%|
|AMEC96||$2,345||$2,837||up to 96%|
|AMVC96||$2,389||$2,999||up to 96%|
|AMSS96||$2,400||$2,999||up to 96%|
|AMVM97||$2,580||$3,245||up to 98%|
|ACVM97||$2,900||$3,300||up to 97%|
Amana Furnaces vs. Goodman Furnaces
Before installing a new Amana furnace it is important to know that the company’s heaters and air conditioners division is owned by Goodman. If you are familiar with the Goodman name and 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. You will want to do your research on costs for new HVAC units but Amana is usually up to $500 or more than a Goodman furnace unit which is almost identical.
What Amana Furnace is Best for Your Climate?
If you are trying to decide how energy efficient (AFUE rating) you want your new gas furnace to be, the first thing you will want to figure out is what is the most cost effective heating unit for your home’s size and climate. A new furnace needs to be able to handle the heating needs of your local climate based off of average temperatures during the colder months. We have separated each region of all 50 U.S. states below into a climate map to help give you an idea of what will be the best for option you. Most of the best furnace brands will have a standard AFUE rating of 80%.
- Zone 1, 2, 3 – 80% AFUE
- Zone 4 – 90% to 93% AFUE
- Zone 5 – 93% to 95% + AFUE
If you need an Amana furnace installed in Texas (Zone 1 or 2) where the weather is generally warmer and the winters are less harsh for a 2,000 square foot home, you could replace your current furnace with the Amana AMS8 with an 80% AFUE rating which would price out to around $988 for the furnace alone and around $2,145 for total installation with labor.
When deciding to install a new furnace with this brand, it may be a good idea to see if you could get a package deal on also replacing your old AC unit with an Amana air conditioner at the same time.
Amana ComfortNet Control Smart Thermostat
Top of the line Amana furnaces are designed to work with their proprietary ComfortNet Control system. These full-color thermostats provide a great deal of control over your new furnace and central AC unit. They can control multiple devices around your home. The controls access the internet so they can 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 higher end replacement furnace models.
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.
Amana Furnace Warranties
Most Amana furnaces come 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 is not registered in time, they will only warranty it for five years after the installation is complete. The brand 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 typically do not 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 does not typically cover labor or shipping.
Amana Furnace Installers Near You
Before hiring a furnace installer to put in your new Amana HVAC unit make sure that they have experience with Amana or Goodman brand products. Goodman recommends that homeowners and business owners look for furnace technicians with the NATE Certification. NATE stands for North American Technician Excellence and shows that the technician has had proper training. Amana and Goodman do not have their own training or certification program like some other suppliers do, so it is a good idea to look for technicians that are highly rated with good reviews and that have advanced certifications.
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