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CAPFA Cased Coil Lineup Expands To 3 Tons

Goodman has announced an expansion to the CAPFA cased coil lineup, known as the AlumaFin7. In addition to the 1.5 ton coils that were launched in 2018, the coils now range up to 3 tons. The CAPFA has a number... Read More

*MVC80803 Furnaces Not Making High Fire Pressure Switch

Goodman has released Service Bulletin SF-083 concerning AMVC80803/GMVC80803 not making the high fire pressure switch, causing the furnace to fault into an E9 error code.  (more…) Read More

PSR-01 Collector Box Pressure Switch Relocation Kit Now Available

Goodman has released Service Bulletin SF-082 announcing the availability of a PSR-01 Collector Box Pressure Switch Relocation Kit, which provides an alternate location to connect the collector box front cover pressure switch on Amana and Goodman furnaces. (more…) Read More

2019 SMECO Residential Rebates Announced

HVAC Distributors continues to participate in the SMECO residential rebate program, which runs from January - December 2019. Rebates are available on heat pumps, condensers, ductless units and ENERGY STAR® certified smart thermostats. HVAC Distributors carries Amana, Goodman, Daikin, Honeywell... Read More

ComfortBridge™ Communicating Control System Added To Amana & Goodman 80% Furnaces

Goodman Manufacturing has announced the next phase in the roll out of ComfortBridge -equipped furnaces.  The new board-based communication platform has now been added to AMVC, GMVC, ACVC and GCVC8 80% variable speed, ECM-based 2-stage gas furnace models. The equipment... Read More

California Proposition 65 Warning Labels Now on Residential Equipment

Effective August 30, 2018, California's Proposition 65 has been updated. As part of the code update, manufacturers have new notification requirements for consumers in California. While HVAC Distributors does not do business in California, several of our manufacturer partners have... Read More

Goodman Releases CoolCloudHVAC™ Technical Guide for Furnaces with ComfortBridge™ Control Platform

With the introduction of the ComfortBridge™ control platform for furnaces, Goodman has released this Technical Support Guide for the CoolCloudHVAC™ app developed for the installer and service technician. This Technical Guide should be used in conjunction with the installation manual... Read More

ComfortBridge™ Control System Furnace Non-Communicating Setup Using PCB Pushbuttons

Goodman has released Service Bulletin SF-078 containing instructions on setting up a new ComfortBridge™ control system furnace with a non-communicating outdoor unit. (For Goodman's announcement on the ComfortBridge system, click here.) From Goodman: When installing a new ComfortBridge™ control system... Read More

ComfortBridge: Amana & Goodman’s New Communicating Interface for Equipment

Goodman Manufacturing has announced the next phase of its communicating equipment interface: ComfortBridge™. This technology will replace the current ComfortNet™ communicating thermostat. What is ComfortBridge? ComfortBridge is a board-based communication platform (versus the thermostat-based ComfortNet technology). It uses Bluetooth® technology... Read More

Amana/Goodman 80% Furnace Flue Connector Fit-Up Inaccuracy

Goodman has released Service Bulletin SF-076 concerning the positioning of the flue connector fit-up on an on 80% furnaces produced at the new Daikin Texas Technology Park. Please note: The positioning of the flue fit-up connector does not affect the safety... Read More

2018 Spring EAP Rebates

Philadelphia Area Contractors, read on for current Homeowner Rebates from Electrical Association of Philadelphia (EAP). For assistance determining qualifying match-ups, use the AHRI site. EAP rebates can be combined with PECO Smart Home Rebates, for combined rebates of up to $1,550 per qualifying... Read More

Incorrect Speed Selection on Dip Switch Sticker on *MVC96/*CVC96 Furnace

Goodman has released Service Bulletin SF-075 concerning an error found on the dip switch sticker on select furnaces: Goodman has discovered an error in the blower speed label affixed to the *MVC96 and *CVC*96 furnace product. Under the Speed Selection... Read More

Circuit Breaker Sizing on HKSC10 and Smaller Heat Kits

Goodman released the following bulletin, G-GN-OT-1494, regarding circuit breaker sizing on heat kits: Circuit breakers furnished with the heat kits of 10kw and less are for safety disconnect purposes only and are not supplied to be used for circuit protection.... Read More

Changes for 2018 – Convenient Rebates, Rooftop Standards

Convenient Rebates Goodman Manufacturing announced updates to its homeowner-oriented web sites, www.goodmanmfg.com and www.amana-hac.com. The sites now integrates rebates available based on a homeowner's location into its web site layout. As customers (or you) search for products, rebates available in the... Read More

Goodman Expands 96% Furnace Offering

Goodman has expanded its furnace offerings by launching the new GMEC96 and ACEC96 model furnaces.  These new options are the downflow/horizontal version of the popular GMEC96 and AMEC96 furnace lines. The new models feature: 96% AFUE Energy-efficient, multi-speed ECM motor... Read More

Defrost Timer Change on AVZC18/20 SEER Inverter Heat Pump Units

Goodman released Service Bulletin SR-072, regarding a software change on AVZC18 and AVZC20 Inverter Heat Pump units: This bulletin is to inform you of a software change made to the Inverter Heat Pump models listed above. For units with a... Read More

New “D” Cabinet Width on Goodman GMVC96 and Amana AMVC96 Furnaces

Goodman Manufacturing has expanded its furnace offering by adding a D-width (24-1/2”) to the popular GMVC96 and AMVC96 furnaces in the 100MBH, 5 ton size.  Previously, these models have only been offered with the C-width (21") cabinet. The D-width cabinet... Read More

Amana® Products Now Have Premium Product Packaging

To better differentiate its Amana brand, Goodman Manufacturing has introduced premium product packaging on all Amana brand high efficiency equipment: condensing units, heat pumps, furnaces, and air handlers. The packaging enhancements are designed to better protect products in transit and... Read More

ComfortNet CTK04 Now Includes Voice Control

Consumers are increasingly looking for ways to connect their lives and homes. Goodman has recognized this trend and has updated the ComfortNet CTK04 to include voice controls. When you install a CTK04 and connect it to the Honeywell Residential Internet... Read More

Maryland Tax Free Weekend – Feb 18 – 20

Maryland is holding a Tax Free Weekend for EnergySTAR® HVAC products from February 18 - February 20, 2017. Qualifying products include: Boilers Condensers Dehumidifiers Furnaces Heat Pumps Programmable Thermostats To participate in the tax holiday, you must buy and pick-up... Read More

Incorrectly Labeled Transformers – 208/240 Volt Models

Goodman recently released Service Bulletin SA-029, regarding incorrectly labeled transformers affecting models AWUF, ACNF, ARPT, ARUF, ASPT, ASUF, AVPEC, AVPTC, AWUT, DVxx, FXTQ, MBR, MBVC, APC, APD, APG, APH, DCC, DCG, DCH, DPxx, DSC, DSG, DSH, DTC, DTG, DTH, GPC,... Read More

Economizer Installation Wiring for Residential Package Units

Goodman has recently released Service Bulletin SP-038 Rev. 1 regarding economizer installation wiring for residential package units.  The purpose of this bulletin is to provide instructions for the installation of an economizer on “H” and “M” Series residential package units that do... Read More

Update: Amana 18 SEER Inverter Heat Pump Now In Stock!

Goodman Manufacturing announced a new 18 SEER inverter heat pump, with ratings of up to 19 SEER and 13 EER. The heat pump will be sold in 4 sizes: 2, 3, 4, and 5 ton. Because of the true inverter motor,... Read More

Goodman Manufacturing Increases ENERGY STAR Certified Products

Goodman Manufacturing recently announced its continued and expanded participation in U.S. EPA's ENERGY STAR program. ENERGY STAR is frequently a shorthand criteria for federal, regional and local energy rebates, and this increased participation will make it easier for you to... Read More

Updated: 2016 HVAC Homeowner Rebates – PECO

Philadelphia Area Contractors, read on for current Homeowner Rebates from PECO. For assistance determining qualifying match-ups, use the AHRI site. PECO Smart Home Rebates can be combined with EAP rebates for additional homeowner savings. PECO Smart Home Rebates Updated as of June... Read More

CTK03 and CTK04A Displaying Improper Outdoor Temperature

Goodman has recently released Service Bulletin SR-066 regarding CTK03 and CTK04A thermostats displaying improper outdoor temperatures. From Goodman: On a limited amount of communicating systems, we have had reports of CTK03 and CTK04A thermostats not displaying the correct outside temperature. The root... Read More

Goodman Product Labels Help Contractors Meet DOE Requirements

Starting July 1, 2016, the Department of Energy may begin to seek penalties for violations of regional standards related to air conditioner installation. As a contractor, it's important to understand key aspects of the regulation to help you avoid penalties:... Read More

Dip Switch Settings on Inverter 18 & 20 SEER Split Systems

Amana has recently released Service Bulletin SR-064 regarding dip switch settings on Inverter 18 & 20 SEER split systems DZ18VC0**1A*, DZ20VC0**1A, DX20VC0**1A*, AVXC200**1A* and AVZC200**1A* Models. From Amana: Technical Services has received information from the field relative to installed units where... Read More

Federal Tax Credits on Qualifying Residential Indoor Comfort Systems

The Tax Relief, Unemployment Insurance Reauthorization, and Job Creation Act of 2010 has been extended and revised to provide federal tax credits on qualifying, high-efficiency residential HVAC products and systems through December 31, 2016. Many Amana systems qualify for these rebates. Goodman has provided... Read More

Daikin Ductless Now Available at HVAC Distributors

HVAC Distributors is now offering Daikin Ductless residential and light commercial products as part of its ductless line up. As your Partner for Success, HVAC Distributors decided to bring the Daikin line on for our customers because: Daikin is a... Read More

Lockouts On Modulating Furnaces

Goodman recently released Service Bulletin SF-067 regarding lockouts on 40" modulating furnaces. From Goodman: Nuisance or unexplained lockouts (E0 Lockout Code Displayed on 7-Segment Display) with the 40” modulating furnaces may be due to moisture in the front cover pressure switch tube,... Read More

Oil in Basepans, on Coils, or on Shipping Boxes of Products

Goodman recently released Service Bulletin SA-027. From Goodman: Occasionally we receive reports of oil in the basepan, on the coil or on the shipping box as products are being installed. Due to the variability of manufacturing processes used to produce coil fins... Read More

Daikin’s New ComfortPlex Texas Facility Closer to Completion

Daikin's new $417 million ComfortPlex facility is nearing completion. Daikin anticipates that it will be fully operational by March 1. The new, state-of-the-art business campus will manufacture Amana, Goodman and Daikin residential unitary equipment, Daikin commercial equipment and Daikin ductless equipment.... Read More

2016 HVAC Homeowner Rebates – EAP

IMPORTANT NOTICE: The PECO Smart Home Rebates Program has updates effective June 1, 2016.  Click here to view updated program information. Philadelphia Area Contractors, read on for current Homeowner Rebates from Electrical Association of Philadelphia (EAP). For assistance determining qualifying match-ups,... Read More

2016 HVAC Homeowner Rebates – PECO

EDITED TO ADD: As of September 22, 2016, this program's funding has been exhausted. Philadelphia Area Contractors, read on for current Homeowner Rebates from PECO. For assistance determining qualifying match-ups, use the AHRI site. PECO Smart Home Rebates can be combined... Read More

2016 HVAC Homeowner Rebates – PGW

Philadelphia Area Contractors, read on for current Homeowner Rebates from PGW. For assistance determining qualifying match-ups, use the AHRI site. PGW Efficient Equipment Rebates Available September 1, 2015 – August 31, 2016 Rebates are available on a first-come, first-served basis and are... Read More

Amana Inverter Heat Pumps Now at HVAC Distributors

Amana has introduced at 20 SEER inverter heat pump to expand its inverter product offering. Inverter-certified customers are able to order the inverter heat pump from any HVAC Distributors location, through Web Order Entry or by calling 800.228.4822. The 20... Read More

Economizer Installation Wiring for Residential Package Units

Goodman recently issued Service Bulletin SP-038 providing instructions for the installation of an economizer on “M” Series residential package units that do not have a factory installed economizer wiring harness. From Goodman: The DP14GM24 – 48 and A/GPG1424 – 48 units... Read More

Goodman Announces New Location of Furnace Rating Label & Serial Number on 34.5″ Furnaces

[caption id="attachment_205" align="alignleft" width="220"] Updated 34.5" Blower Door Serial Number & Rating Info Location[/caption] Goodman Manufacturing recently issued Service Bulletin SF-063 to remind contractors that the furnace rating label for the 34.5” chassis furnaces, which contains the furnace serial number, is located on the... Read More

2015 Fall Training Schedule Announced

The Fall 2015 Training Schedule has just been released and we are excited to be offering some new classes this season, including Amana Inverter Training (exclusive to Amana dealers) and Hydronics Essentials...just in time for boiler season! Training from HVAC can help... Read More

Modulating Furnace – Gas Manifold Pressure/Valve Adjustment

Goodman has released Service Bulletin SF-065 regarding the proper procedure for adjusting the manifold pressure or gas valve on modulating furnaces. From Goodman: In the event of low manifold gas pressure, loss of flame, or low flame signal fault alerts on modulating furnaces, perform... Read More

Goodman Manufacturing Introduces U.S. Alumacoil as Coil and Air Handler Manufacturer

Goodman Manufacturing issued Product Marketing News (PMN) C-GN-OT-972 announcing that safety and rating plates on common coils and air handlers will list U.S. Alumacoil™ as the manufacturer, starting with units produced August 2015. U.S. Alumacoil is a registered business name (D/B/A) for Goodman Manufacturing... Read More

Amana 14 SEER Product Warranty Update

Amana has released PMN A-GN-OT-980 regarding warranty updates for the Amana 14 SEER product. The notice states that 14 SEER AC and 14 SEER HP units produced after August 1, 2015, will have 10-year parts limited warranty (see www.amana-hac.com for... Read More

Coming Soon: Amana Inverter Product Line

Edited to add: Inverter Amana Air Conditioners are now in stock at HVAC Distributors and available for purchase for inverter-trained dealers.  Amana announced that it will be begin releasing its inverter line this summer. Because this line uses different technology... Read More

New 34.5″ Chassis High Efficiency Furnace Venting Table

Goodman recently issued Service Bulletin SF-064 to provide updated venting tables for the 34.5" furnaces. It is important to note that this service bulletin pertains to furnace venting tables for the models specified in it.  While the bulletin stresses the importance of... Read More

Now Available: Amana Equipment Reviews

Goodman has recently invested a great deal of time and resources into collecting thousands of consumer reviews on all of its products.  Amana equipment is averaging 4.7 out of 5 stars in customer satisfaction. Reviews are visible on each individual product... Read More

Aluminum Coil Cleaning Best Practices

Goodman recently issued Service Bulletin SA-026 to address inquiries related to recommended cleaning practice for aluminum evaporator coils. Best cleaning practice is to simply flush the coil with water. Alternately, you can use an approved, non-chlorine cleaner (such as Nu-Calgon - EVAP-Green -... Read More

New Amana Goodman and Daikin Warranty Plans Effective April 15

Goodman announced new plan numbers for its extended warranty contracts on Goodman product, Amana product and Daikin ductless product. New plans go into effect April 15, 2015. Current pricing and plans are in effect on installations through April 14, 2015.... Read More

PPL Electric Utilities Boosts Rebate on Heat Pumps

Through PPL Electric Utilities’ E-power energy efficiency programs, customers can receive a rebate when they purchase a high efficiency heat pump. As of March 1, 2015 rebates on heat pumps have increased to: up to $1,200 on a qualifying Air-Source Heat Pump System... Read More

Amana Advantage Funds March 31st Deadline

All remaining 2014 Amana Advantage funds must be utilized by March 31, 2015.  All submissions must be provided to HVAC Distributors by May 31, 2015 and dated no later than March 31, 2015 to be considered for reimbursement. Contact marketing@hvacdist.com with any questions. Read More

2015 Spring HVAC Training Schedule Announced

The Spring 2015 Training Schedule has just been released and we are excited to be offering some new classes this season! Training from HVAC can help you to obtain the skills and knowledge needed to keep up with the constantly changing... Read More

Replacement of Front Collector Box Cover on Some 92% Goodman Brand Furnaces

Goodman recently issued Service Bulletin SF-060 regarding incorrect front collector box covers being used on some some AMSS920803BNAA, DM92SS0803BNAA and GMSS920803BNAA model furnaces with serial numbers 1501360901 and prior. From Goodman: (more…) Read More

UPDATE: Sticking TXVs on 2 and 2-1/2 Ton Split System Evaporator Coils and 15 SEER Package Units

Goodman has revised the serial number date range for Service Bulletin SA-023. Update From Goodman: (more…) Read More

Sticking TXVs on 2 and 2-1/2 Ton Split System Evaporator Coils and 15 SEER Package Units

Goodman recently issued Service Bulletin SA-023 regarding Sticking TXVs on 2 and 2.5 Ton Split System Evaporator Coils & 15 SEER Package Units. (more…) Read More

New Amana Goodman Gas Furnace Line-Up Announced

We are pleased to announce that effective this fall, Amana/Goodman will be introducing a revised 90%+ Gas Furnace line-up. The new line-up has higher efficiency and greater installation flexibility (think smaller & 3-position installation). Read more for the full details! (more…) Read More

Modulating Furnace – Service Replacement Control Board PCBKF200SF

Goodman recently issued Service Bulletin SF-048 regarding Modulating Furnace Replacement Control Board PCBKF200SF. From Goodman: We have received reports that when replacing the control board on the modulating furnace, the  necessary data is not consistently being uploaded to the replacement... Read More