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Author: laura | October 4, 2016

Best Air Conditioner Brands

A new air conditioner installation is an investment that’s why it’s important to get the right system installed from the beginning. The comfort consultants at Capital Heating & Cooling can help you choose an air conditioning brand you’re comfortable with but more importantly an HVAC system that aligns with what’s important to you such as reliability, warranty, efficiency, maintenance, cost, or a mixture of other things.

According to experts the quality of air conditioning installation matters more than the actual brand of air conditioner equipment primarily because every house and every installation is different so there’s really not a good way to compare how well an air conditioning system performs in the home. The truth is the reliability of most air conditioner brands are about equal; even air conditioner installation reviews are usually a reflection of the quality of installation and not the AC brand itself. That being said, there is still helpful information out there in the form of expert opinions regarding reliability, warranty, coverage of specific brands of air conditioners.

Before we get to the best rated air conditioning brands, it’s important to understand marketing plays a big part in making homeowners think there are many choices. The truth is the majority of air conditioners are made by a handful of the same companies:

• Trane, makes American Standard
• Carrier, owns Bryant, Payne and Tempstar
• Rheem, owns Ruud
• Goodman, makes Amana and Janitrol
• York, makes Luxaire and Coleman
• Lennox, owns Ducane, Armstrong, Concord, Allied and AirEase
• Nortek Global HVAC, makes Maytag, Westinghouse, Frigidaire, Kelvinator and others

Capital Heating and Cooling did not become the Milwaukee air conditioning experts by accident; we keep close tabs on industry trends including HVAC product reliability reports like this one from Consumer Reports:

Waukesha AC Installation Company Shares What Matters Most

Regardless of what brand equipment you decide to go with, ALWAYS hire a professional HVAC company to install your central air system because even the most reliable brands will fail if not installed properly. Choosing the right AC Installation Company will ensure your new home cooling system operates safely, electrical and HVAC permits are pulled, and you’re protected in the event of an accident by a licensed and insured HVAC Company. Capital Heating & Cooling in New Berlin, WI is licensed, insured and employs NATE Certified AC installers that are highly trained in residential HVAC installations and customer service!

Schedule a free in-home AC replacement consultation with our New Berlin Air Conditioning Installation specialists.


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