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Coleman Review

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Coleman central air conditioners are built to be efficient. Their SEER (Seasonal Energy Efficiency Ratio) ratings of up to 20 are average among air conditioners, but this is still much better than older generations of air conditioners, and they have the impressive Energy Star Most Efficient distinction. These air conditioning systems also produce comfortable indoor air very quietly.

In general, Coleman AC units contribute about 69 dB of noise to your environment, which is less than many dishwashers produce. Central air units are notoriously noisy, so this quiet unit is a major benefit if you are used to one that wakes you up every time it comes on. Coleman's WhisperDrive system features a swept-wing fan design, a separate and insulated compressor compartment, and a specialized base pan to keep noise down.

When used in conjunction with the Coleman Communicating Control touchscreen thermostat, these AC units have the distinction of not only being Energy Star certified but meeting the more stringent requirements for the Energy Star Most Efficient designation. Both are programs of the Department of Energy that encourage innovation in energy efficiency. Coleman air conditioners are one of only two in our central air conditioning guide that qualify for the impressive Most Efficient label in addition to the Energy Star label.

Coleman AC units are dramatically less expensive to run than cheap air conditioners. A cheap air conditioner can save you money on the initial purchase, but it could cost you in the long run. Coleman products are among the best central air conditioners for saving you money on energy bills over time. The durability can also save money over the years to come. Air conditioners by Coleman are built to last, with powder-painted steel and slotted inlet coil guards to protect them from the elements.

This manufacturer offers excellent customer support options and an informational website as well as a decent warranty – 10 years on the compressor and 10 years on other parts. Some units have lifetime warranties, but 10 years is very respectable.


There are air conditioning units on the market that have higher SEER ratings and run a little quieter than Coleman ones, but not by much. Units from Coleman are very competitive, especially since you can easily adapt them to allow you to control them from your smartphone. These air conditioners can make your home more comfortable and save you on energy bills for years to come.