This Energy Star 86.6% furnace has a variable-speed ECM motor to create more comfortable, balanced temperatures within your home. The stainless steel/aluminized steel heat exchangers resist corrosion and should remain durable for the life of the furnace. With consistent cleaning, this could be a 20-year oil furnace. This is a low-boy furnace for basement installation.
This Carrier Performance OVL oil furnace review gives you the chance to compare this model with others featured in our oil furnace reviews. This model also made our Top Rated Oil Furnaces 2013 list, so feel free to compare it with others we rated among the best. You’ll find reviews for all of them linked to in the article.
Top Features of the Carrier Performance OVL Oil Furnace
- 86.6% AFUE is Energy Star rated.
- Variable-speed blower enhances comfort.
- Humidity reduction during cooling cycles in increased.
- Riello or Beckett burners are among the best in the industry.
- Supports a standard thermostat or Thermidistat.
- ECM blower motor uses less energy than standard blowers.
- Stainless steel primary and aluminized steel secondary heat exchanger.
- Low boy, upflow design is great for compact installation.
- Models available from 77k to 154k BTU.
Carrier Performance OVL Oil Furnace Price
Carrier oil furnaces have one of the best service records in the industry. They are built to last with quality components and excellent design. As a result, they cost more than most. Here are prices for the most common sizes of this furnace.
77,000 BTU Carrier Performance OVL oil furnace: $1,779
100,000 BTU Carrier Performance OVL oil furnace: $1,989
115,000 BTU Carrier Performance OVL oil furnace: $2,279
130,000 BTU Carrier Performance OVL oil furnace: $2,579
154,000 BTU Carrier Performance OVL oil furnace: $2,889
Carrier Performance OVL Oil Furnace Warranty
Carrier backs all their furnaces with a lifetime heat exchanger warranty and a 10-year parts warranty. This coverage is better than average for the industry.
Don’t Overlook Quality Installation
This is a very good oil furnace, but its quality, durability and efficiency can be harmed by faulty installation. Choose only a qualified contractor for the work. When a Carrier factory-authorized technician handles the install, you’ll have the peace of mind it is connected and vented properly and that the Carrier warranty is in place. Consider getting several written estimates, and then choose the contractor that has the best experience installing oil furnaces. When you do, you’ll have the best chance of getting maximum durability and service from the Carrier Performance OVL oil furnace.