Hybrid Heat

With a traditional heating and cooling system, if you wanted to save more, you had to use less. But a Hybrid Heat system combines the benefits of intelligent control for both gas and electric heating to create an intuitive system that can actually react to changing conditions.

No matter what the temperature is outside, a Hybrid Heat system will automatically select the fuel source most efficient for your home, which means you'll stay warm in the winter, cool in the summer and save money all year long.

To design a Hybrid Heat system for your home, we professionally match one of our heat pump units with a natural gas furnace. Contact us to see how much energy you can save over your existing system.

American Standard Gas Furnace Choices for Hybrid Heat Systems

AUHMB

Platinum 95 Furnace

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Model Family: AUHMB
Annual Fuel Utilization Efficiency: Up to 97.3 percent AFUE
Energy Star Rated: ENERGY STAR®
Blower Motor: Multi-speed
Gas Valve: Two - stage
Fan Heating Operation: N/A
Factory Warranty Parts: 10 Year limited warranty on internal functional parts
Heat Exchanger Warranty: Lifetime limited warranty on heat exchanger
Sound Level: Quiet operation
Manufacturer's Stated Benefits:
  • Provides fully modulating heating, operating between 40 percent and 100 percent firing rates for ultimate efficiency and comfort
  • Automatically communicates and coordinates with your other system components via the AccuLink™ Communicating System
  • Faster, easier installation that is less invasive to your home with a simplified connection to the Comfort Control
  • Saves on energy usage while reducing greenhouse gas emissions** by significantly surpassing government efficiency standards
  • Runs quietly and evenly distributes warm air to every room with its variable-speed fan motor
  • In the summer, Comfort-R™ helps keep your home cooler by reducing indoor humidity
  • Its heavy steel insulated cabinet is durable, quiet and holds more heat in the furnace to better warm your home
AUH2B(v)

Gold 95v Furnace

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Model Family: AUH2B(v)
Annual Fuel Utilization Efficiency: Up to 97% AFUE
Energy Star Rated: ENERGY STAR®
Blower Motor: Multi-speed
Gas Valve: Two-stage
Fan Heating Operation: N/A
Factory Warranty Parts: 10 Year limited warranty on internal functional parts
Heat Exchanger Warranty: Lifetime limited warranty on heat exchanger
Sound Level: Quiet operation
Manufacturer's Stated Benefits:
  • Reduces temperature swings and may help lower your heating bills* with two-stage heating, running at an energy-saving 65 percent
  • Converts up to 97 percent of the fuel you pay for into heat for your home
  • Saves on energy usage while reducing greenhouse gas emissions* by significantly surpassing government efficiency standards
  • Many models meet efficiency requirements for a federal energy tax credit when installed as part of a complete system
  • Runs quietly and evenly distributes warm air to every room with its variable-speed fan motor
  • In the summer, Comfort-R™ helps keep your home cooler by reducing indoor humidity
  • Its heavy steel insulated cabinet is durable, quiet and holds more heat in the furnace to better warm your home
AUC1B

92 Furnace

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Model Family: AUC1B
Annual Fuel Utilization Efficiency: 92.1 % AFUE
Energy Star Rated: N/A
Blower Motor: Multi-speed
Gas Valve: Single-stage
Fan Heating Operation: N/A
Factory Warranty Parts: 10 Year limited warranty on internal functional parts
Heat Exchanger Warranty: Lifetime limited warranty on heat exchanger
Sound Level: Quiet operation
Manufacturer's Stated Benefits:
  • High-efficient gas furnace converts up to 92.1 percent of the fuel you pay for to heat your home
  • Saves on energy usage while reducing greenhouse gas emissions* by significantly surpassing government efficiency standards
  • Operates quietly and efficiently with its multi-speed blower motor
  • Its heavy steel insulated cabinet is durable, quiet and holds more heat in the furnace to better warm your home
  • Reliable operation and efficiency
  • Cozy comfort that's easy on your wallet
AUD2A

Gold 80 Gas Furnace

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Model Family: AUD2A
Annual Fuel Utilization Efficiency: 80% AFUE
Energy Star Rated: No
Blower Motor: Multi-speed
Gas Valve: Two stage
Fan Heating Operation: N/A
Factory Warranty Parts: 10 Year limited warranty on internal functional parts
Heat Exchanger Warranty: 20-year limited warranty on heat exchanger
Sound Level: Quiet operation
Manufacturer's Stated Benefits:
  • Multi-stage gas furnace reduces temperature swings and may help lower your heating bills* with two-stage heating, running at an
  • 80 AFUE, meaning this gas furnace converts up to 80 percent of the fuel you pay for into heat for your home
  • Runs quietly and evenly distributes warm air to every room with its variable-speed fan motor
  • In the summer, Comfort-R™ helps keep your home cooler by reducing indoor humidity
  • Significantly surpasses government efficiency standards, helping you save on your energy bills while reducing greenhouse emissio

Lennox Gas Furnace Choices for Hybrid Heat Systems

SLP98V

Dave Lennox Signature® Collection SLP98V Variable-Capacity Gas Furnace

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Model Family: SLP98V
Annual Fuel Utilization Efficiency: Up to 98.7% AFUE
Energy Star Rated: ENERGY STAR® Qualified
Blower Motor: Variable speed blower motor
Gas Valve: Two-stage operation
Fan Heating Operation: Modulating-stage operation
Factory Warranty Parts: 10-Year Limited Warranty on covered components
Heat Exchanger Warranty: Limited Lifetime Warranty on heat exchanger
Sound Level: Quiet operation
Manufacturer's Stated Benefits:
  • Stainless Steel secondary heat exchanger
  • Dual-fuel capability
  • iComfort®-enabled technology
  • SilentComfort™ technology
  • Fully insulated cabinet
  • Precise Comfort® technology
  • AirFlex™ technology
  • Zoning-compatible design
  • Variable-capacity operation--goes beyond typical low and high two-stage operation, varying output from 35% to 100%
  • Duralok Plus™ heat exchanger--made of patented ArmorTuf™ steel to ensure high reliability and efficiency
  • SureLight® igniter--silicone nitride construction ensures long product life and reliable operation
  • SureLight control board (icomfort™ compatiable)--controls all furnace operations to ensure high reliability and efficiency
EL296V

Elite® Series EL296V High-Efficiency, Two-Stage Gas Furnace

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Model Family: EL296V
Annual Fuel Utilization Efficiency: 96% AFUE
Energy Star Rated: ENERGY STAR® Qualified
Blower Motor: Variable speed
Gas Valve: Two-stage
Fan Heating Operation: Two-stage
Factory Warranty Parts: 5-Year Limited Warranty on covered components
Heat Exchanger Warranty: Limited Lifetime Warranty on heat exchanger
Sound Level: Quiet operation
Manufacturer's Stated Benefits:
  • Dual-fuel capability
  • Robust stainless steel secondary heat exchanger
  • iComfort®-enabled technology
  • SilentComfort™ Technology--delivers the ultimate in quiet, consistent heating
  • Special sound-absorbing insulation--further reduces sound for quiet operation
  • Durable steel cabinet--made to last with an attractive, high-qulaity textured paint finish
  • Enhanced humidity control--runs at different speeds to precisely control the flow of heated and cooled air throughout your home
  • Secondary heat exchanger--allows the furnace to achieve high efficiency levels by capturing additional heat
  • Low-speed fan--provides a consistent, continuous flow of warm air
  • Duralok Plus™ heat exchanger--made of patented ArmorTuf™ steel to ensure high reliability and efficiency
  • SureLight® igniter--silicone nitride construction ensures long product life and reliable operation
  • SureLight control board--controls furnace operation to ensure high reliability and efficiency
  • Multi-position models available
EL195E

Elite® Series EL195E Gas Furnace

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Model Family: EL195E
Annual Fuel Utilization Efficiency: 95% AFUE
Energy Star Rated: ENERGY STAR® Qualified
Blower Motor: Power Saver™ Constant Torque
Gas Valve: Single-Stage
Fan Heating Operation: Single-Stage
Factory Warranty Parts: 5-Year Limited Warranty on covered components
Heat Exchanger Warranty: Lifetime Limited Warranty on heat exchanger
Sound Level: Quiet operation
Manufacturer's Stated Benefits:
  • Power Saver technology not only provides energy boost capabilities improving the overall system efficiency
  • Sealed blower compartment--minimizes losses and maximizes efficiency and comfort. Less than 1% leakage at 1.0
  • Dual-fuel capability
  • Fully insulated cabinet--ensures quiet, efficient operation
  • Secondary heat exchanger--allows the furnace to achieve high efficiency levels by capturing additional heat
  • Low-speed fan--provides a consistent, continuous flow of warm air
  • Secondary heat exchanger
  • Duralok Plus™ heat exchanger--made of patented ArmorTuf™ steel to ensure high reliability and efficiency
  • SureLight® igniter--silicone nitride construction ensures long product life and reliable operation
  • SureLight control board--direct-readout diagnostics allow simple, quick troubleshooting
ML180

Merit® Series ML180 Gas Furnace

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Model Family: ML180
Annual Fuel Utilization Efficiency: 80% AFUE
Energy Star Rated: N/A
Blower Motor: PSC motor
Gas Valve: Single-Stage
Fan Heating Operation: Single-Stage
Factory Warranty Parts: 5-Year Limited Warranty on covered components
Heat Exchanger Warranty: 20-Year Limited Warranty on heat exchanger
Sound Level: Quiet operation
Manufacturer's Stated Benefits:
  • Dual-fuel capability
  • Duralok Plus™ heat exchanger--made of high-quality, patented ArmourTuf aluminized steel
  • Hot surface igniter--controls furnace operation to ensure reliable, efficient performance

American Standard Heat Pump Choices for Hybrid Heat Systems

Platinum 20

AccuComfort™ Platinum 20 Heat Pump

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Model Family: Platinum 20
Efficiency SEER: Up to 20.00 SEER
Efficiency EER: N/A
Efficiency HSPF: 10 HSPF
Energy Star Rated: ENERGY STAR®
Sound Level: As low as 54 dB
Refrigerant Type: R-410A
Compressor: Variable speed
Factory Warranty Parts: 10-year limited warranty on internal functional parts
Factory Warranty Compressor: 12-year limited warranty on compressor
Manufacturer's Stated Benefits:
  • 10-year limited warranty on outdoor coil
  • Our AccuComfort™ variable-speed heat pumps work smarter to maximize home comfort at a lower operating cost.
  • A wider operating range allows our AccuComfort™ system to remain operating when competition's products are cycling on and
  • Consistent with 1/2 degree in 1/10th of 1% increments, so you get the comfort you set and the AccuComfort™ technology do
  • An AccuComfort™ system can improve heating capacity by as much as 20%.
  • The lower compressor modulation and fan speeds yield amazingly low sound levels and max out the benefits of AccuClean™ tec
  • Built with quality materials, innovative features, durable construction and backed by our independent American Standard Dealers
  • High efficiency
  • Maximum comfort through multi-stage heating and cooling
  • Quietest operation compared to nearest competitors
Platinum 18

AccuComfort™ Platinum 18 Heat Pump

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Model Family: Platinum 18
Efficiency SEER: Up to 18 SEER
Efficiency EER: N/A
Efficiency HSPF: 10 HSPF
Energy Star Rated: ENERGY STAR®
Sound Level: As low as 54 dB
Refrigerant Type: R-410A
Compressor: Variable speed
Factory Warranty Parts: 10-year limited warranty on internal functional parts
Factory Warranty Compressor: 12-year limited warranty on compressor
Manufacturer's Stated Benefits:
  • 10-year limited warranty on outdoor coil
  • Our AccuComfort™ variable speed line of heat pumps work smarter to maximize home comfort at a lower operating cost.
  • A wider operating range allows our AccuComfort™ variable speed system to remain operating when competition's products are
  • Consistent with 1/2 degree in 1/10th of 1% increments, so you get the comfort you set and the AccuComfort™ technology do
  • An AccuComfort™ system can improve heating capacity by as much as 20%.
  • The lower compressor modulation and fan speeds yield amazingly low sound levels and max out the benefits of AccuClean™ tec
  • Built with quality materials, innovative features, durable construction and backed by our independent American Standard Dealers
Silver 15

Silver 15 Heat Pump

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Model Family: Silver 15
Efficiency SEER: Up to 16 SEER
Efficiency EER:
Efficiency HSPF: 9.5 HSPF
Energy Star Rated: ENERGY STAR®
Sound Level: As low as 75 dB
Refrigerant Type: R-410A
Compressor: Single stage
Factory Warranty Parts: 10-year limited warranty on internal functional parts
Factory Warranty Compressor: 10-year limited warranty on compressor
Manufacturer's Stated Benefits:
  • Our 16-SEER heat pump saves up to 50 percent on your heating and cooling energy usage while reducing greenhouse gas emissions* b
  • Many models meet efficiency requirements for a federal energy tax credit when installed as part of a complete system**
  • Keeps operating noise to a minimum, even in extreme temperatures
  • Heats and cools with an environmentally friendly refrigerant that is ozone-safe
  • Provides more efficient and reliable cooling, thanks to its Spine Fin™ coil and durable Duration™ compressor
  • Rust-resistant coating, screws and basepan protect system from the elements
Silver 14

Silver 14 Heat Pump

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Model Family: Silver 14
Efficiency SEER: Up to 14.5 SEER
Efficiency EER:
Efficiency HSPF: 8.5 HSPF
Energy Star Rated: N/A
Sound Level: As low as 76dB
Refrigerant Type: R-410A
Compressor: Single stage
Factory Warranty Parts: 10-year limited warranty on internal functional parts
Factory Warranty Compressor: 10-year limited warranty on compressor
Manufacturer's Stated Benefits:
  • This heat pump helps you save up to 47 percent on your heating and cooling energy usage while reducing greenhouse gas emissions*
  • Provides more efficient and reliable cooling, thanks to its Spine Fin™ coil and Duration™ compressor
  • *Potential energy use comparing an 8-SEER system to a 13-SEER system. Actual energy savings will vary.

Lennox Heat Pump Choices for Hybrid Heat Systems

XP25

Dave Lennox Signature® Collection XP25 Heat Pump

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Model Family: XP25
Efficiency SEER: Up to 23.50 SEER
Efficiency EER: N/A
Efficiency HSPF: 10.20 HSPF
Energy Star Rated: ENERGY STAR® Qualified
Sound Level: As low as 58 db
Refrigerant Type: R-410A
Compressor: Variable-speed inverter
Factory Warranty Parts: 10-Year Limited Warranty on covered components including compressor
Factory Warranty Compressor: 10-Year Limited Warranty on covered components including compressor
Manufacturer's Stated Benefits:
  • Variable-capacity operation works much like the cruise control system of high-performance automobiles
  • Dual-fuel capability
  • Silent Comfort™ Fan Grille uses patent-pending, vortex-suppression technology to reduce sound of airflow exiting unit
  • Insulated compressor compartment
  • Precise Comfort® technology adjusts fan speed, heat and airflow capacity
  • Climate IQ® technology modifies system output depending on geographical area to deliver greater comfort and humidity control
  • PermaGuard™ Cabinet--heavy-gauge, galvanized steel construction, louver coil guard, baked-on powder finish
  • SmartHinge™ louver design--allows quick, easy access to interior components from all sides for cleaning and maintenance.
XP21

Dave Lennox Signature® Collection XP21 Heat Pump

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Model Family: XP21
Efficiency SEER: Up to 19.20 SEER
Efficiency EER: N/A
Efficiency HSPF: 9.70 HSPF
Energy Star Rated: ENERGY STAR® Qualified
Sound Level: As low as 67 dB
Refrigerant Type: R-410A
Compressor: Multi-stage scroll compressor
Factory Warranty Parts: 10-Year Limited Warranty on covered components including compressor
Factory Warranty Compressor: 10-Year Limited Warranty on covered components including compressor
Manufacturer's Stated Benefits:
  • iComfort®-enabled technology
  • High-efficiency outdoor coil--provides exceptional heat transfer and low air resistance for high-efficiency operation
  • Dual-fuel capability
  • SilentComfort™ Fan Grille--uses patent-pending, vortex-suppression technology to reduce sound of airflow exiting unit
  • Precision molded compressor sound cover--minimizes operating sounds
  • Insulated compressor compartment
  • Humiditrol® whole-home dehumidification system compatible
  • SilentComfort™ Outdoor Fan Motor with Composite Fan Blades
  • IntelliFrost® Defrost Control
  • PermaGuard™ Cabinet--heavy-gauge, galvanized steel construction, louver coil guard, baked-on powder finish
  • SmartHinge™ louver design--allows quick, easy access to interior components from all sides for cleaning and maintenance.
XP16

Elite® Series XP16 Heat Pump

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Model Family: XP16
Efficiency SEER: Up to 17.00 SEER
Efficiency EER: N/A
Efficiency HSPF: 9.50 HSPF
Energy Star Rated: ENERGY STAR® Qualified
Sound Level: As low as 74 dB
Refrigerant Type: R-410A
Compressor: Multi-stage scroll compressor
Factory Warranty Parts: 5-Year Limited Warranty on covered components
Factory Warranty Compressor: 10-Year Limited Warranty on compressor
Manufacturer's Stated Benefits:
  • High-efficiency outdoor coil--provides exceptional heat transfer and low air resistance for high-efficiency operation
  • Dual-fuel capability
  • Precision-balanced direct-drive fan--delivers ultra-quiet operation with a patented-pending fan design
  • Designed to work with the Humiditrol® whole-home dehumidification system
  • PermaGuard™ Cabinet--heavy-gauge, galvanized steel construction, louver coil guard, baked-on powder finish
  • SmartHinge™ louver design--allows quick, easy access to interior components from all sides for cleaning and maintenance.
  • Drainage holes--prevent damaging moisture from collecting inside the basepan
14HPX

Merit® Series 14HPX Heat Pump

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Model Family: 14HPX
Efficiency SEER: Up to 16.00 SEER
Efficiency EER: N/A
Efficiency HSPF: 8.20 HSPF
Energy Star Rated: ENERGY STAR® Qualified
Sound Level: As low as 76 dB
Refrigerant Type: R-410A
Compressor: Single-stage scroll compressor
Factory Warranty Parts: 5-Year Limited Warranty on covered components including compressor
Factory Warranty Compressor: 5-Year Limited Warranty on covered components including compressor
Manufacturer's Stated Benefits:
  • High-efficiency outdoor coil--provides exceptional heat transfer and low air resistance for high-efficiency operation
  • Direct-drive fan--precision balanced direct-drive outdoor fan is designed to provide quieter operation and longer product life
  • Designed to work with the Humiditrol® whole-home dehumidification system
  • PermaGuard™ Cabinet--heavy-gauge, galvanized steel construction, louver coil guard, baked-on powder finish