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Goodman sells five central air conditioner models. They are all quiet enough that they won’t bother you or your neighbors, but they are not as energy efficient as some competitors. Still, they’re likely to save you on future electrical bills if you are replacing an outdated model. Each one also comes with a lifetime warranty, which is impressive in today’s central air conditioner market.

These AC units meet all the Energy Star guidelines established by the Environmental Protection Agency to reward manufacturers that conserve energy. It also features a SEER (Seasonal Energy Efficiency Ratio) performance rating of up to 18. At this rating, these units are excellent when it comes to energy efficiency, but the very best central air conditioners have even higher SEER ratings.

These air conditioning systems use environmentally friendly R-410A refrigerant. This refrigerant is chlorine-free and formulated to protect the ozone layer. These central air conditioners also feature a two-stage scroll compressor that is specifically designed to have fewer moving parts. That means less energy consumption.

A high-density foam compressor sound blanket is available from Goodman to reduce the sound from these units. But overall, you won't be bothered by this quiet air conditioner. Its sound output is 71 dB. This is fairly quiet for a central air conditioner, although it is not the quietest of the home AC units in our guide.

Upkeep should be pretty simple with these AC units. The onboard diagnostics allow you to store up to six fault codes, so you will always know when a problem is developing. You also have multiple access points, simplifying repairs and annual upkeep.

One of the standout features of these central air conditioning systems is their lifetime warranty. If your air conditioning system fails and you are the original purchaser, you will receive a new unit as long as you still live in the same residence you purchased it for. All parts on the device are covered by a 10-year parts warranty, which is also an excellent benefit.

Summary

Goodman central AC units are energy-efficient products that can save you money over older generations of air conditioners. However, they're not quite as impressively efficient as other units. They're built to be durable and save energy, with environmentally friendly R-410A refrigerant and a lifetime warranty to provide a comfortable indoor environment for many summers to come.