Tempstar produces a wide range of heat pumps that reflect many homeowner’s need for comfort and efficiency. From the highly efficient SmartComfort Series to versatile mini-split units, all of Tempstar’s units advertise quiet and reliable operation.
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Tempstar SmartComfort TXT+
The SmartComfort TXT+ operates with a two-stage heating system, allowing for lower energy usage over time. With a Seasonal Energy Efficiency Ratio (SEER) rating of up to 17, this model also includes a two-speed motor for quiet air flow and the Comfort Alert II system to detect system problems before they occur. Efficiency is also measured by the Heating Seasonal Performance Factor (HSPF) and this model is rated up to 9.5 qualifying the SmartComfort TXT+ as an Energy Star product.
Tempstar SmartComfort TX Series
The SmartComfort TX Series is designed for quiet, efficient operation. Its aerodynamic air discharge design, a two-speed motor fan, and compressor sound blanket allow for whisper-quiet cooling. This Energy Star approved series also features up to a 15 SEER and 8.5 HSPF, accurate system diagnostics, and a galvanized steel cabinet for component protection.
Tempstar SmartComfort Entry Level Series
For consumers looking for a more economical solution to heating and cooling, the SmartComfort product line offers the Entry Level Series. Available in a 13 or 15 SEER, these units use several key components including a state control system with time/temperature defrost, a galvanized steel cabinet, and a quiet, energy efficient scroll compressor. The Entry Level Series also carries a 7.7 HSPF rating.
Tempstar HC4H Horizontal Series
Tempstar’s HC4H Horizontal Series can be installed on the roof, ground, balcony, under a deck, or exterior wall. Ranging in efficiency ratings from 13 to 14.5 SEER and an 8.5 HSPF, this unit’s small size is ideal for homeowners with limited space.
Tempstar Mini-Split Duct Free
Consumers seeking a quick, convenient system may want to consider Tempstar’s Mini-Split Duct Free cooling unit with a 13 SEER and 7.7 HSPF rating. Designed for simple installation and quiet operation, these units are available in 3/4-ton up to 3-ton capacity with diagnostics. This unit is also equipped with a remote control that is programmable for time, temperature, and sleep mode.
Care and Maintenance
While routine maintenance is generally suggested, homeowners should contact a qualified heating and cooling contractor for complete care and maintenance for their heat pump. Homeowners can use Tempstar’s contractor locator function on the corporate website to find an approved dealer in their area.
Homeowners receive a 10-year parts limited warranty if the heat pump is registered within 90 days of installation, or an automatic 5 year term if the product goes unregistered. In order to keep this warranty valid, homeowners need to provide proof of yearly maintenance from qualified technician.
Tempstar also offers an additional No Hassle Replacement warranty for base level, standard, mid-tier, and top of the line products. The length of this warranty varies from 1 to 10 years and depends on the product purchased.