American Standard Air Conditioner Reviews and Buying Guides

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American Standard Reviews & Buying Guides

American Standard is well known a global manufacturer of HVAC units. They offers an efficient variety of central air conditioners in different tonnages at competitive prices. The prime focus of American Standard Air Conditioners is cost-efficiency, and affordability.

As part of Trane Air Conditioning Company, American Standard have outstanding reputations in the HVAC industry. Their AC units feature a range of SEER, good customer service, an excellent warranty claiming system, and convenient repair and maintenance methods.

American Standard manufacturers air conditioners and other HVAC equipment mainly for residential but American Standard also makes light commercial HVAC equipment. Their air conditioners range in efficiency level from 14 SEER to 22 SEER giving the American Standard air conditioner one of the highest efficiency ratings in the HVAC industry for air conditioners.

American Standard Air Conditioner Reviews and Buying Guides

American Standard air conditioners also come in a variety of configurations. From the standard split system air conditioner to the package unit air conditioner. They have either gas heat or the heat pump configuration.

American Standard AC Features

In this section we’ll describe on some of the key features and the performance of the American Standard Air Conditioner.

American Standard air conditioners offer 3 different product lines. The Silver Series, Gold Series, and their top line, the Platinum Series.

American Standard Silver Series Air Conditioners

Single-Stage, 13 SEER to 16 SEER models. This is their basic line, and in our opinion, the one to have. They are basic, hardy and reliable.

American Standard Gold Series Air Conditioner

Multi-Stage Compressor, 17-18 SEER model. This is their mid-grade line, and they only offer one unit in it, the Gold 17, which sounds like a Rebel callsign from Star Wars. It offers higher-efficiency than the Silver Series, with a multi-stage compressor.

American Standard Platinum Series Air Conditioners

Variable-Speed Compressor, 18 & 20 SEER models. This is their top-of-the-line air conditioner line. Platinum 20 Series offers AccuComfort technology, which constantly varies the efficiency of the unit to meet your needs. A nice feature, but in our not-so-humble opinion, it is unnecessary, and expensive when it needs to be fixed.

American Standard Air Conditioner Prices

Prices By Model

ModelsSystem OnlySystem Installed
Platinum 20$2,450$6,400
Platinum 18$1,980$5,820
Gold 17$1,705$5,405
Silver 16$1,650$4,950
Silver 14$1,460$4,300
Silver 13$1,370$3,850

Prices By Size

AC Unit SizeHome SizeSystem OnlySystem Installed
1.5 ton600-1000 sf$1,145$3,495
2 ton1001-1300 sf$1,290$3,690
2.5 ton1301-1600 sf$1,490$3,870
3 ton1601-1900 sf$1,690$3,990
3.5 ton1901-2200 sf$1,845$4,345
4 ton2201-2600 sf$2,000$4,620
5 ton2601-3200 sf$2,590$5,630

American Standard air conditioner warranties

American Standard air conditioners come with a 10-year limited warranty on the compressor, coil and internal functional parts. If you don’t register your product within 60 days of installation, you’ll be automatically given the American Standard Heating & Air Conditioning’s Base Limited Warranty.

Here are some common things that are covered under your warranty:

  • Air conditioners compressor, outdoor coil, internal functional parts.
  • Heat pumps compressor, outdoor coil, internal functional parts.
  • Furnaces heat exchanger, internal functional parts.

Extended warranties are available as well. You may ask your dealer for full warranty information prior to purchase.

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Have been in the heating and air conditioning (HVAC) industry for over 20 years. He is person that will grow and thrive to learn more about the HVAC industry throughout his career. Mas Broto is also a blogger, who's dedicated to bringing you the best knowledge to get ahead in the game of life.

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