Residential Split Systems meet 2015 energy standards.

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Comprising air conditioners, heat pumps, and air handlers, Coleman Residential Split Systems meet 2015 U.S. Department of Energy efficiency standards. Indoor units feature front-mounted controls and slide-out blower, while outdoor units have sealed, swing-out control box. With footprint to accommodate gates, hand trucks, vans, and site pads, systems include factory-installed liquid line filter drier, top and side access to commonly serviced items, and flat fan guard design that resists dents.

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Johnson Controls Invests More than 125,000 Hours of Research, Design and Testing in All-new Coleman Residential Split Systems

Investment pays off in ground-breaking products that meet 2015 energy standards and offer energy savings of 29 percent

MILWAUKEE – The all-new residential heating and air-conditioning split systems from the Coleman brand of Johnson Controls, a global multi-industrial company, come to market with more than 125,000 hours of research, design and testing behind them.

“Reliability is built into every new split system unit in the Coleman line,” said Liz Haggerty, vice president and general manager, Johnson Controls Unitary Products Group. “In addition to rigorous testing procedures, the units benefit from Johnson Controls’ advanced manufacturing expertise, including state-of-the-art quality control and assembly processes.”

The result is a family of air conditioners, heat pumps and air handlers that meet 2015 U.S. Department of Energy efficiency standards and offer significant energy savings—as much as 29 percent more efficient for air conditioners with a 14 Seasonal Energy Efficiency Ratio (SEER), when compared to older 10 SEER models. The family of split system products will include models with a 21+ SEER. All the units are also rated in accordance with AHRI Standards 210/240 and meet relevant ASHRAE 90.1, EPACT 2005 and ENERGY STAR® standards.

System efficiency is matched by ease of installation. The units’ contractor-friendly design features:

Smaller footprint to accommodate gates, hand trucks, vans and site pads

Easy top and side access to commonly serviced items

Indoor unit with front-mounted controls and slide-out blower

Outdoor unit with convenient, sealed, swing-out control box

Factory-installed liquid line filter drier

Conveniently located service valves

Sturdy, flat fan guard design that resists dents

Smooth edges for easier handling

Indoor and outdoor units designed for system optimization and precise matchups

Contractors will also appreciate a standardized design that reduces complexity by requiring fewer replacement parts contractors need to carry in inventory and on service trucks. Additionally, a comprehensive and competitive product portfolio includes options at a variety of price points to meet a wider range of customer needs, and easy access to products and support teams helps to ensure a seamless business operation.

Outdoor units reduce sound levels to 71 dBA, while an improved airtight indoor cabinet design meets strict 2 percent or less air leakage requirements. In addition, a corrosion- and rust-resistant coated finish on steel wire fan guards and external fasteners and pre-treated, G90-equivalent galvanized steel chassis components combine to enhance durability.

To learn more about Coleman residential split systems, visit or talk to your local Coleman distributor. To locate a distributor near you, visit

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 or follow us on YouTube and @ColemanHVAC on Twitter.

Johnson Controls

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 2015, Corporate Responsibility Magazine recognized Johnson Controls as the #14 company in its annual “100 Best Corporate Citizens” list. For additional information, please visit 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

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Steve Hoffins

Director of Marketing – Unitary Products

Johnson Controls

507 E. Michigan Ave.

Milwaukee, WI 53202

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