This is a 2-stage, 16.5 SEER heat pump and part of Carrier’s second-best series. It’s a good choice when comfortable heating and cooling along with a lower cost are more important the having the highest quality heat pump made by Carrier.
This efficiency level is a good choice for all but the warmest climates. The 16.5 SEER is Energy Star rated and may be eligible for local utility discounts where you live. You can visit DSIREUSE.org to find out.
Our Carrier Performance 16 25HCB6 heat pump review gives you all the details needed to make an informed decision about this unit. All of the HVAC reviews we offer include full pricing along with key features to make head to head comparison easier.
Top Features of the Carrier Performance 16 25HCB6 Heat Pump
- 16.5 SEER cooling and 9.0 HSPF heating is Energy Star rated
- 2-stage compressor offers gentler, more comfortable heating and cooling
- Best performance when paired with a variable-speed air handler
- Filter drier and pressure switches protect the compressor
- 70 decibel operation is average
Carrier Performance 16 25HCB6 Heat Pump Price
The Carrier Performance Series is a more cost-effective choice than the Carrier Infinity Series. It compares with the Lennox Elite, American Standard Gold, Bryant Preferred, Rheem Classic and similar series. It costs more than most comparable models, but offers excellent quality and reliability.
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2 ton Carrier Performance 16 heat pump: $2,289
3 ton Carrier Performance 16 heat pump: $2,649
4 ton Carrier Performance 16 heat pump: $2,999
5 ton Carrier Performance 16 heat pump: $3,449
Carrier Performance 16 25HCB6 Heat Pump Warranty
Carrier backs all of their heat pumps by a 10-year warranty that is about average for the industry. Goodman, Heil, Amana, Trane and American Standard all offer better warranties, though those brands don’t necessarily offer better quality or performance.
The Importance of Proper Installation
A poorly installed heat pump won’t run as efficiently as it should and will be prone to mechanical failure. Be sure to hire a qualified contractor for the job after getting several estimates. When you do, the Carrier Performance 16 heat pump should give you 18-22 years of reliable heating and air conditioning.