Rheem Criterion Furnace
Overview of Criterion
The Rheem Criterion is a discontinued gas furnace with an efficiency of 80% AFUE. It was designed for upflow and horizontal installation, and its low-profile 34-inch design allowed increased installation flexibility. The unit featured a corrosion resistant stainless and aluminized steel heat exchanger and a direct drive multi-speed blower motor. A slow-open gas valve and specially designed draft inducer motor helped reduce operating sound levels. The unit was protected by a prepainted galvanized steel cabinet.
Consumer Reviews of the Criterion
The warranty for the Rheem Criterion furnace is comprised of the following:
- 20-year heat exchanger warranty
- 5-year draft inducer motor warranty