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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Consumer Reviews of Lennox

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  • Somewhat Satisfied
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  • Neutral
    11
  • Somewhat Unsatisfied
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  • Very Unsatisfied
    132
  • #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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"Good Investment"

5.0 rating
Very Satisfied

My heat pump is great. It replaced the 20 year old original one. It has the ability to control via Wi-Fi which is a great feature. The electric bills have gone down dramatically. Previously the house only had an old A/C and furnace. The furnace was the primary source of heat. Now the heat pump runs efficiently til around 35 degrees and saves big money. I have not had any issues with it in the 1.5 years I have owned it. I would likely buy another unit like it as I am very satisfied with the Lennox XP line. It is pretty quiet. I do not hear it unless I am in the room directly next to it. It was reasonably priced and a great value I feel.

Sioux City, IA

"Important to consider"

3.0 rating
Neutral

It is important to consider that if you look at all these HVAC reviews on any brand – Lennox, Trane, Amana, Goodman, Carrier, Rheem, Ruud, American standard, Bryant, Heil, etc. – the majority of comments are negative. Why? Because when people are upset with something they want to share it and vent that. Fair enough. I have a Goodman which has been giving problem after problem also. But most all these units have the same parts and that is the core of a Copeland compressor, etc. Just saying, because these reviews are useless because of consumers just complaining about everything.

Justin Zlotky

Tennessee

"First time heat pump user, great purchase."

5.0 rating
Very Satisfied

I had never heard of a heat pump until about a year ago when it came on the local news. When I had it installed it became one of the most efficient household products I have in my house. The best thing about it is the savings it provides compared to my old electric furnace. If what the salesman and news are saying is correct then I can save about $500 a year on costs. I haven't had to have any repairs but was told they will be easy fixes if needed. I would recommend this brand to a friend but also know installation is pricey.

Overland Park, KS

"Works well Now!"

5.0 rating
Very Satisfied

I have owned this heat pump ever since I moved into my current apartment, and so it has been about 6 years now. My water heater was kind of acting up and costing me a lot. I liked that it was pretty small and cheap. The fact that it is really easy to move is also really good. The only problem was that it turns off by itself sometimes, and it was very frustrating. I have never had to replace it, but I had to get it repaired one time when it would not turn back on at all. The technician came over and he said that there was a shortage in the wire. He replaced it for me, and I only had to pay $5.99. It went dead after 3 years of having it. After it was fixed and repaired, it ran just fine. There were no problems after that. I had called the guys from the Home Depot, and they fixed it very quickly.

Klamath Falls, Oregon

"Not sure what i have, but it has been working for a while, and still going strong!!"

3.0 rating
Neutral

I am not sure how long the pump has been here; it was in the house when I moved in. It has worked without issue for the four years I have lived here, and there have not been any major repairs that needed to be done. It is a little noisy, but I cannot complain about its performance. I like the fact that I know that it is a reliable pump, for it does not require constant costly repairs. I do not think the model is still on the market, but I do think that it is a great product, and I would recommend it. The most recent repair was the control board that got fried, and the part was not that expensive and the labor was okay, for it seem to be an easy task. Overall I believe this is a great appliance and a great brand.

Fort thomas, ky

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