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Sized to fit residential and light commercial building roof frames/slabs, packaged units of Coleman LX Series come with exact-match gas and electric hookups and offer 14 SEER rating that exceeds U.S. DoE standards. Single-cabinet designÂ fosters access to components to aid installation/service.Â Available in cooling with gas heat configuration, 2- to 5-ton capacity units feature copper tube/aluminum fin condenser coils, slide-out evaporator coil, and tubular stainless steel gas heat exchanger.
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New Coleman LX Series Packaged Units from Johnson Controls Raise Performance and Reliability Standards
Rigorous quality and field testing contribute to higher efficiency, weather and corrosion resistance, and contractor-friendly design
MILWAUKEE — New Coleman LX Series packaged units from Johnson Controls employ advanced product engineering and manufacturing processes, along with rigorous quality and field testing, to ensure simplified installation, setup and servicing, and efficient, dependable performance. The units are 29 percent more efficient, with a 14 Seasonal Energy Efficiency Ratio (SEER) rating that exceeds U.S. Department of Energy efficiency standards.
“We invested more than 65,000 hours in customer research and product design and testing. The result is a product optimized for efficiency, serviceability and customer satisfaction,” said Liz Haggerty, vice president and general manager, Johnson Controls Unitary Products Group.
Learn more about the research and advanced manufacturing process that went into the Coleman LX Series packaged unit: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3Ye6KLRKM_8.
The unit’s cabinet design improves installation and serviceability with a compact size, which fits most roof frames and slabs, and exact-match gas and electric hookups. Front and top access to the compressor, refrigeration controls and blower enhances serviceability, as does top access to the condenser fan and motor, and side access to the compressor, coil, heat exchanger and filters. Additionally, a standardized design ensures performance, simplifies repairs and reduces the number of replacement parts contractors must carry in inventory and on service trucks.
Coleman LX Series packaged units additionally feature:
Optimized heating and cooling solution for residential and light commercial buildings
Single-cabinet design versus previous three-cabinet model
Tested copper tube/aluminum fin condenser coils that combine an outstanding heat transfer rate with long-term reliability and corrosion resistance
Slide-out evaporator coil for easier cleaning
Easier setup and operation with simplified control technology, including LED status lights
Tubular stainless steel gas heat exchanger with a lifetime limited warranty as standard
Stronger, easily removable base rails (use just two screws per corner) that improve installation
Single-stage compressor and single-stage gas heat
“One of the most significant things we’ve done is commission a Highly Accelerated Life Testing (HALT) chamber,” said Darren Warnecker, lead reliability engineer at Johnson Controls. “It allows us to create conditions and verify component performance during weather events, humidity levels, under/over voltage and temperatures down to -10 degrees Fahrenheit.”
In addition, the cabinet’s 1,000-hour salt spray rating ensures an exterior finish with a superior appearance and outstanding corrosion protection.
The 2- to 5-ton capacity Coleman LX Series packaged units are currently available in cooling with gas heat configuration. Additional configurations, including cooling with electric heat, heat pumps with electric heat and heat pumps with gas heat, will be phased in over 2015.
To learn more about Coleman LX Series packaged units, visit colemanac.com/lxpack-unit or talk to your local Coleman distributor. To locate a distributor near you, visit http://www.colemanac.com/.
HVAC products from Johnson Controls, marketed under the well-known Coleman® brand, include energy-efficient, residential central air conditioners, heat pumps, furnaces and accessories and innovative light-commercial, packaged heating and cooling systems marketed through a national distribution network and delivered to home- and building-owners through qualified Coleman heating and cooling contractors. For more information about Coleman, visit: www.colemanac.com.
Johnson Controls is a global diversified technology and industrial leader serving customers in more than 150 countries. Our 170,000 employees create quality products, services and solutions to optimize energy and operational efficiencies of buildings; lead-acid automotive batteries and advanced batteries for hybrid and electric vehicles; and interior systems for automobiles. Our commitment to sustainability dates back to our roots in 1885, with the invention of the first electric room thermostat. Through our growth strategies and by increasing market share we are committed to delivering value to shareholders and making our customers successful. In 2014, Corporate Responsibility Magazine recognized Johnson Controls as the #12 company in its annual “100 Best Corporate Citizens” list. For additional information, please visit http://www.johnsoncontrols.com or follow @johnsoncontrols on Twitter.
As an international leader in the innovation and marketing of outdoor products, The Coleman Company, Inc. helps people have fun and make memories by providing the gear integral to their favorite outdoor experiences. The company’s products include its legendary lanterns and stoves, as well as coolers, tents, sleeping bags, airbeds, backpacks, furniture, and grills under the Coleman® brand. Additionally, the company provides flotation devices, towables, rainwear, waders, hunting and fishing gear as well as safety and survival equipment under its Stearns®, Sevylor®, Sospenders®, Hodgman®, Mad Dog Gear®, and Helium® brands. Founded in 1900 and based in Wichita, Kan., Coleman is a wholly owned subsidiary of Jarden Corporation and can be found online at COLEMAN.com.
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