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Heating and Air Conditioning Units

HVAC systems, or heating, ventilation, and air conditioning systems, are used to control the temperature of a space. When choosing cooling and heating units, you can consider things like:

  • Heating size or heating capacity.
  • Cooling size, also known as cooling capacity
  • Energy efficiency

We design each component of our heating and cooling systems with your comfort, and budget, in mind. We want our homes to be comfortable, for some people that means control over the settings and temperature, for others uncompromising energy efficiency is most important, and many are looking for quiet performance at a price you can afford. Our goal is to give you that ideal indoor comfort, no matter where you live or what the weather: To transform your house into a Carrier Home.

Heating & Cooling Products

We design each component of our HVAC systems with your comfort, health, and budget in mind—precise controls, steady temperatures, quiet performance. With options for every home and every climate, we’re confident you'll find what you need.

Heating and Air conditioning Types

Carrier provides a comprehensive selection of air conditioner and heating solutions, including energy-efficient air conditioners, versatile heating options such as furnaces and heat pumps, and energy-saving ductless mini splits perfect for customizing comfort in specific rooms or spaces without extensive ductwork.

Cooling Systems

Residential cooling systems are essential for maintaining comfortable and healthy indoor environments in homes during warmer months. Here's a concise breakdown:
  • Residential cooling systems include various types of air conditioning equipment designed to lower indoor temperatures and manage humidity. These systems can range from central units serving entire homes to individual room solutions.
  • These systems are intended for homeowners seeking to improve indoor comfort, particularly in climates with warm or humid conditions. They cater to different housing types and architectural constraints, offering solutions for both small apartments and larger homes.
  • The benefits of cooling systems include:
    • Comfort: Maintain a consistently cool indoor environment.
    • Energy Efficiency: Modern systems offer energy-saving features that can help reduce your cooling costs and environmental impact.
    • Air Quality: Many systems include filters that help improve indoor air quality by capturing pollutants and allergens.
    • Flexibility: Options like ductless mini-splits provide cooling solutions for homes without existing ductwork, allowing for precise temperature control in specific areas.
    • Customization: The inclusion of programmable thermostats and advanced controls in cooling systems allows for tailored comfort settings, enhancing both the user experience and the system's efficiency.

Heating Systems

Residential heating systems are designed to provide warmth and comfort in homes during colder months. These systems include a variety of equipment such as furnaces, boilers, and heat pumps, which can serve as both ac and heating units.

  • A residential heating system is an installation that includes components like a furnace or a heat pump, which some people refer to as an “AC heater unit” to maintain warm temperatures indoors efficiently and reliably.
  • These systems are intended for homeowners looking to ensure their living spaces remain warm during the winter, especially in regions experiencing significant seasonal temperature variations.
  • The benefits of heating systems include:
    • Efficient Heating: Modern heating systems are designed to optimize energy use, reducing heating utility bills and conserving energy.
    • Versatility: Equipment like heat pumps offer both heating and cooling, providing year-round climate control from a single system.
    • Improved Air Quality: Many heating systems include filters that improve indoor air quality by trapping dust, allergens, and other air pollutants.
    • Customization: Advanced controls and programmable thermostats allow for personalized comfort settings, enhancing user experience and efficiency.

Air Conditioner with Heater

An air conditioner with a heater, commonly referred to as a heat pump, is a versatile system designed to provide both cooling and heating from a single unit. This device functions by transferring heat either into or out of the home, depending on the season, effectively offering air conditioning and heating capabilities.

  • A heat pump is a dual-function system that serves as both an air conditioner and a heater, integrating seamlessly with central air systems to provide year-round climate control.
  • Ideal for homeowners in climates with moderate heating and cooling needs, where a single unit can efficiently handle temperature adjustments throughout the year.
  • The benefits of a heat pump include:
    • Energy Efficiency: Heat pumps are known for their efficiency, particularly because they transfer heat rather than generate it by burning fuel.
    • Consistent Comfort: Provides reliable and consistent indoor climate control, ensuring comfort regardless of the outdoor weather.
    • Sustainability: Heat pumps are an environmentally friendly choice, reducing carbon emissions by utilizing electricity to move heat rather than generating it, which can significantly decrease a home’s carbon footprint.

By combining the functionality of air conditioners and a heating capability, heat pumps offer a comprehensive solution for efficient and effective climate management in residential settings.

Wall Mounted Units

Wall-mounted units, often part of ductless mini-split systems, are a popular choice for efficient heating and cooling without the need for extensive ductwork. These units are mounted on the interior walls of a home or office and connect to an outdoor compressor through a small conduit.

  • A wall-mounted unit is a key component of a ductless mini-split system, used for delivering air directly into specific zones or rooms. They are compact and installed high on walls to optimize space and air distribution.
  • Ideal for homeowners that require individual room climate control, or where traditional ducted systems are impractical or too costly to install. They are also perfect for additions to homes, such as sunrooms or basements or converted attics.
  • The benefits of a wall mounted ductless mini split include:
    • Space Efficiency: Their compact size and wall-mounted design save valuable floor space.
    • Zoned Comfort: Allows for the independent control of temperatures in different areas, enhancing comfort and reducing energy waste.
    • Quiet Operation: Wall-mounted units operate at low noise levels, making them less intrusive than some traditional systems.
    • Easy Installation: Lacks extensive ductwork, making installation simpler and less invasive than conventional HVAC systems.

Wall-mounted ductless mini-splits offer a versatile and efficient solution for targeted climate control.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • What is an air conditioner and heater combo called?
    • An air conditioner and heater combo are also referred to as an HVAC a split system. HVAC stands for Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning. Some people might also refer to it as a heat pump because it has the capability to both heat and cool a space.
  • Is there a unit that heats and cools?
    • Yes, a unit that both heats and cools is called a heat pump. This device can switch between heating and cooling modes to maintain a comfortable temperature in a space throughout the year.
  • What is the best heating and cooling system for a small house?
    • The best heating and cooling system for a small house depends on the existing infrastructure. If your home already has ductwork, a smaller sized split system, might be consists of an air conditioner and furnace, would be the best option. If there is no existing ductwork, a ductless mini-split system might be a good choice, as it is efficient and allows for flexible room-by-room temperature control.
  • Does HVAC include heat and air conditioning?
    • HVAC stands for Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning, which typically refers to a complete system that includes both heating and air conditioning components to regulate indoor temperature and air quality. However, it is also possible to install an air conditioning unit paired with a fan coil, which would provide cooling only, without the heating function. This setup is suitable for locations where heating is not necessary or desired.

Why Customers Trust Carrier

We’re innovators in HVAC, bringing you the industry’s leading technology – reliable, efficient solutions for your home heating, cooling, and air quality needs. We’ve engineered our heating and cooling systems with you in mind—our quality is an integral part of who we are, and we want to share that with you.

  • Efficiency and Innovation
    • Carrier is committed to delivering products that are not only efficient but also packed with innovative features to enhance your comfort experience. Our systems are designed to maximize energy savings while providing optimal performance, helping you reduce your carbon footprint and save money on heating and cooling energy bills. Through advanced technology and a focus on sustainable operation, Carrier’s solutions offer reliable climate control tailored to meet the needs of any environment.
  • Customizable Solutions
    • We understand that every home is unique, which is why our heating and cooling systems are fully customizable to meet individual needs. With advanced features like zone control and smart technology integration, our systems can allow you to personalize your indoor environment to suit your specific preferences and lifestyle. These customizable solutions ensure excellent comfort and efficiency tailored to the distinct requirements of each space.
  • Expert Guidance and Support
    • Choosing the right heating and cooling system can be overwhelming, but we're here to help every step of the way. Your local Carrier experts are dedicated to providing personalized guidance and support to ensure you find the perfect solution for your home. From product selection to installation and beyond, we've got you covered.
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I recently purchased both a new Carrier air conditioner and gas furnace for the second level of my home. My 17-year-old AC was on its last legs. I feel like I have come into a whole new world with this Carrier air conditioner. I know it's top of the line, and happily it has performed like a top-of-the-line unit should. The various levels of cooling keep the upstairs of my home uniformly cool 24 hours a day, and I live in Atlanta where the summers are especially HOT. There is a dehumidifier that keeps the air cool and light, and the feeling is palpable from my downstairs unit that will soon need to be replaced. The touch thermostat provides incredible amounts of information so that I can run the system in many different ways at various times of the day. For this summer, I'm keeping everything cool at the same level 24 hours and will move into the programmed stages this winter.

Did I mention that this air conditioner is almost impossible to hear even when it is operating at full capacity? And that includes outside standing next to the unit. It's remarkable. That's all I can say.

This purchase has pleased me as much as any new car might. I highly recommend the product.

Barbara B.
Atlanta, GA
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