New Coleman Echelon Air Conditioner Features WhisperDrive Sound Reduction System

Press Release Summary:

Coleman® Echelon™ Air Conditioner is available in 2-5 tons with swing-open electrical box. Echelon™ AC can be installed with two-stage thermostat or Wi-Fi®-enabled Echelon™ Hx™ Touch-screen Thermostat for remote monitoring and diagnostics. Unit is equipped with WhisperDrive™ system consisting of swept-wing fan, ECM fan motor, sound enclosure and composite base for efficient air circulation. The swing-open electrical box offers full accessibility to inside of the unit.

Original Press Release:

New Coleman® Echelon™ Two-Stage, up to 19 SEER Air Conditioner Offers Contractors Flexible Options

MILWAUKEE (June 19, 2018) – The Coleman® brand of Johnson Controls now offers a new two-stage, ENERGY STAR®-certifiedEchelon™ Series air conditioning unit, which can save up to 47 percent on energy use compared to older 10 SEER units. Available in 2-5 tons, this new system meets rigorous energy efficiency performance levels set by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.

The AC19 air conditioner, which can be sold as part of a complete Echelon residential system or as a premium upgrade to an existing system, provides contractors and homeowners flexible options by matching it with either a variable-speed air handler or a standard ECM air handler. Matched equipment includes furnaces, coils and air handlers, all of which are optimized to work together, maximizing comfort and overall performance.

Units can be installed with a conventional two-stage thermostat or the communicating Wi-Fi®-enabled Echelon™ Hx™ Touch-screen Thermostat, which allows remote monitoring and diagnostics using the Hx™ Pro App. The system also has the ability to communicate with competitive controls for additional installation flexibility. Other features include:

  • A smaller footprint that allows the unit to fit into compact spaces without sacrificing performance.
  • A swing-open electrical box that provides full corner access to the inside of the unit for easy maintenance, installation and service.
  • An advanced WhisperDrive™ Sound Reduction system which includes swept-wing fan, high-efficiency ECM fan motor, sound enclosure and composite base for quiet, efficient air circulation.

Coleman Echelon Series AC19 units include a 90-day Labor Limited Warranty, Lifetime Compressor Limited Warranty and 10-year Parts Limited Warranty on registered outdoor units.

For more information on the Coleman Echelon Series visit

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Building Technologies & Solutions, Johnson Controls

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