While Trane, Carrier, Lennox, and Rheem are the among the most recognizable names in the gas furnace market, there are other brands that offer exceptional performance, high efficiency, good value and additional qualities that make them worth looking at. We review many furnaces from each of these brands so you can find more information about those you are considering for your home.
American Standard Gas Furnaces
American Standard is one of the top-rated brands in the industry. It has an outstanding service record and also makes a wide range of gas furnaces that give you attractive options for your home. The American Standard Platinum Series is very competitive with top lines such as the Carrier Infinity, Lennox Signature and Trane XLi. Gold Series and Silver Series products offer good performance and price options.
Bryant Gas Furnaces
Bryant is a sister company to Carrier and the quality of the furnaces is just about equal. Bryant furnaces come in 3 series with the Evolution System being the best, followed by the Preferred Series and the Legacy Line. If you want a high-quality alternative to some of the better known brands, Bryant is worth a closer look.
Coleman Gas Furnaces
Coleman furnaces have improved significantly in the last 10 years with a renewed commitment to quality and product development. They now do quite well in consumer ratings and offer some of the most efficient models on the market. From top to bottom, the Coleman gas furnace series are the Echelon, the LX and the Comforteer.
Goodman Gas Furnaces
Goodman is noted in the industry for backing their furnaces with the best warranties currently available. Because of the quality of these furnaces, the excellent warranty, and a commitment to lower pricing, Goodman is one of the faster growing brands in the industry. They make a variety of both high efficiency and standard efficiency gas furnaces.
Payne Gas Furnaces
Payne is currently focused on the standard-efficiency market. Their 2 models are both 80% furnaces built with high-quality components. They are among the most affordable gas furnaces available today.
York Gas Furnaces
York is an old brand, now one of the companies owned by Johnson Controls, a Fortune 100 company. Their gas furnace lineup offers top models with modulating gas valves and ultra-high efficiency. You’ll find these in the Affinity Series though one of the LX Series also has a modulating model. The second-best LX series offers models with a variety of efficiency levels and performance levels. For more affordable models, the single-stage Latitude furnaces feature one Energy Star model and one standard efficiency model.
As you take the time to read our gas furnace reviews of models from these manufacturers, you’ll find many furnaces that are worth a closer look. Our reviews also provide gas furnace prices, giving you all the information you need to evaluate individual models and compare those you are considering for your heating needs.