Lennox Heat Pumps

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Lennox Heat Pump Overview

Lennox began operations in 1895 after introducing the first riveted-steel furnace to the world. After this initial success, Lennox quickly became an international company. Currently, the company maintains its headquarters near Dallas, Texas and operates over 6,000 independent Lennox dealers across the country. Lennox sells furnaces, heat pumps, air conditioners and boilers, among other products. 

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  • #16 of 71 Heat Pumps
  • 20.94% of customers recommended

Heat pump overview

If your energy bills are higher than you would like, you might look into getting a heat pump. Often, heat pumps run more efficiently than other heating and cooling units and can reduce electricity consumption by up to 50%

One common misconception is that heat pumps can only warm a room. Heat pumps also cool homes in the summer. Each Lennox heat pump operates using air transfers. In the summer, the pump transfers warm air from inside your home outside. In the winter, the pump moves cold air from the inside out.

If you live in a mild climate where the temperature rarely drops below 40 degrees, you can usually rely only on your heat pump in the winter. However, if you live in a colder region, you should pair a dual-fuel heat pump with a furnace.

Lennox sells many different types of heat pumps that can provide year-round temperature control for your home. Pumps vary in efficiency, power, noise level and price. When searching for a heat pump, you need to understand not only the available models, but also what to expect in terms of pricing, warranties and reviews.

Lennox heat pump series and models

Lennox provides many options for homeowners looking to install a heat pump. There are three series of Lennox heat pumps: Merit, Elite and Dave Lennox Signature Collection. 

Lennox heat pumps offer efficiency up to 23.5 seasonal energy efficiency ratio (SEER), which is the efficiency rating for cooling. Also, Lennox has up to 10.2 heating season performance factor (HSPF), which is the rating for heating.

In all cases, the size of the unit and the type of your home will affect the price, so be sure to contact a local professional for the most precise estimate.

Merit Series – 14HPX Heat Pump

The 14HPX operates on electricity using a single-stage compressor and has dual-fuel capacity so that it can hook up to a furnace.

Heat pump features

This heat pump is ENERGY STAR qualified and runs with Humiditrol, a whole-home humidification control.

Technical specs

  • Nominal tons: 1.5 to five
  • Height: Between 37 1/4 and 43 1/4 inches
  • Width: Between 28 1/4 and 32 1/4 inches
  • Depth: Between 28 1/4 and 32 1/4 inches
  • Cooling capacity: 18,000 to 61,000 BTUH (British thermal units per hour)
  • Heating capacity: 17,500 to 58,500 BTUH

SEER or AFUE ratings

  • SEER: Up to 16
  • HSPF: Up to 8.2.

Pricing

Elite Series – XP14

The XP 14 pump is electric and connects to the home through an outside unit. It can also connect to a furnace for dual-fuel capabilities.

Heat pump features

The pump operates quietly, at 71 decibels, which is around the level of a normal conversation. Also, it’s ENERGY STAR qualified.

Technical specs

  • Nominal tons: 1.5 to five
  • Height: Between 39 and 45 inches
  • Width: Between 30 1/2 and 35 1/2 inches
  • Depth: Between 35 and 39 1/2 inches
  • Cooling capacity: 23,600 to 59,000 BTUH
  • Heating capacity: 21,000 to 61,500 BTUH

SEER or AFUE ratings

  • SEER: Up to 16
  • HSPF: Up to 9.5

Pricing

  • Without installation: $2,690
  • With installation: $7,105

Elite Series – XP16 Heat Pump

The XP16 electric heat pump has a two-stage compressor so that it can run more efficiently. It’s also compatible with a gas furnace for those extra chilly days when you need more heating power.

Heat pump features

A multi-stage compressor gives this heat pump better humidity control. Additionally, it operates at 70 decibels, which is the same level as a typical conversation.

Technical specs

  • Nominal tons: Two to five
  • Height: Between 35 and 45 inches
  • Width: Between 27 and 35 1/2 inches
  • Depth: Between 28 and 39 1/2 inches
  • Cooling capacity: 23,600 to 59,000 BTUH
  • Heating capacity: 21,000 to 61,500 BTUH

SEER or AFUE ratings

SEER: Up to 17HSPF: Up to 9.5

Pricing

Without installation: $3,050With installation: $8,650

Signature Series – SL18XP1 Heat Pump

The SL18XP1 is a single-stage, highly efficient heat pump

Heat pump features

This heat pump is ENERGY STAR Qualified. Furthermore, it can combine with solar roof panels to save money and energy. It can reduce your heating and cooling bills by half. Also, it’s hushed and operates at 65 decibels.

Technical specs

SEER or AFUE ratings

  • SEER: Up to 18.5
  • HSPF: Up to 10.2

Pricing

  • Without installation: $3,590
  • With installation: $9,350

Signature Series – XP25 Heat Pump

The XP25 unit is an electric heat pump that connects one outdoor unit to one indoor unit to heat and cool a home. It’s the only variable-speed unit in the Lennox lineup.

Heat pump features

It’s equipped with solar capability so that you can save money on electric bills. Also, it’s certified as ENERGY STAR’s Most Efficient unit.

Technical specs

  • Nominal tons: Two to five
  • Height: Between 37 and 47 inches
  • Width: 35 1/2 inches
  • Depth: 39 1/2 inches
  • Cooling capacity: 22,200 to 60,500 BTUH
  • Heating capacity: 20,800 to 55,500 BTUH

SEER or AFUE ratings

  • SEER: Up to 23.5
  • HSPF: Up to 10.2

Pricing

  • Without installation: $5,540
  • With installation: $13,900

Care and maintenance

Lennox recommends regular maintenance scheduled with an HVAC professional to keep your unit running at top performance. You should clean the filters, the coils and the blower. Also, remove debris from in and around the machine.

Lennox heat pump warranties

The warranty you receive depends on what type of Lennox heat pump you buy. 

  • Merit Series: Five years on covered components and parts; 20 years on heat exchanger     
  • Elite Series: Five  years on covered components; 10 years on the compressor; 20 years or limited lifetime on the heat exchanger (depending on model)     
  • Signature Series: 10 years on covered components and parts; 10 years on the compressor; 20 years or limited lifetime on the heat exchanger (depending on model)

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Lennox Heat Pump Reviews

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"Rusting Coils"

1.0 rating
Very Unsatisfied

My unit is failed at 5.5 years. It games problems for over 6 months until it was finally determined that my evaporative coil had completely rusted out. This is a known problem within Lennox as there is an ongoing class action lawsuit in process for this very issue. I contacted who wanted all of the information including service records so they could plan their Cours of action which turned out to be nothing. I could have bought a Goodman and would have received better customer service. I will never buy another Lenox unfits.

B. Jones

Atlanta, GA

"Disappointed"

1.0 rating
Very Unsatisfied

We built our home in 2012 and installed a new Lennox heat pump. It started having issues during our second summer in the home, and it completely stopped operating this spring, 2019. Since it has a five year warranty, Lennox will not take any responsibility for replacing it. My experience with its customer service department was ridiculous. This appears to be an inferior product, so you are not saving any money by purchasing it. If you plan to live in your home more than ten years, it is my opinion it's worth spending the extra cash on a more reliable brand.

Holly

Spring Hill, TN

"Most expensive mistake ever. Don't buy Lenox heat pump."

1.0 rating
Very Unsatisfied

In July 2016 I purchased an expensive Lennox. The dealer told me my old unit was a fire hazard. I was a fool to fall for that, but I did the First winter it needed a new compressor. Ran 24/7 until the new compressor was installed. Granted this winter has been exceptionally cold, but it hasn't stopped running again. It is noisy, inefficient and a waste.My other unit is a Rheem. So much better!!!!! Lennox told me after the dealer gets the unit they are no longer interested. Go to the dealer with your complaints. As a senior, I cannot afford to replace it in only 2 years so I must suffer from the colossal waste of money. The most expensive mistake of my life. But in July in the desert you need air. Too bad it doesn't heat/cool all the rooms as well as the old unit did.

A. Cohen

Las Vegas, NV

"Junk junk junk"

1.0 rating
Very Unsatisfied

First and worst heat pump I ever had, nothing but problems cost me a fortune in repair cost, nobody can fix it, all it ended up been is a very expensive fan, can't believe that even works, so pissed off. Do not buy anything maded by Lennox you have been warned.

Darren

Olympia, WA

"Would not recommend Lennox"

1.0 rating
Very Unsatisfied

Didn't even see this model in the selection. I guess after they figured out what a crummy product this was they discontinued it. We had a Rheem for over 20 years with no problems. And we now have 2 xp17 units from Lennox. We bought these 5 years ago and have had nothing but problems with 2 separate units. They freeze up when we have a cold rain. Both blow out cold stale air when defrosting. No one seems to be able to fix this problem and Lennox wants us to contact our contractor who has not been able to fix this problem since we had it installed. Would not recommend Lennox.

Sherry

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