American Standard Platinum ZM Allegiance 20 Air Conditioner Review

by Rufus on December 19, 2011

This particular model manufactured by American Standard has a very high SEER rating. The American Standard Platinum ZM Allegiance 20 Air Conditioner has received the Energy Star rating so it is classified as an energy saving air-conditioner. American Standard is a manufacturer that has been given many awards for outstanding excellence that is considered as unmatched in the field.  The company is known to be reliable. The product is known to be energy efficient and the unit functions with minimum noise levels. American Standard is in to research and product modification on a constant basis to improve the existing line-up that they have.

Features of the American Standard Platinum ZM Allegiance 20

American Standard Platinum ZM Allegiance 20 PriceThe air-conditioner has a Duration compressor with 2-stage operation and Accu Link Communicating System. The Comfort-R enhanced humidity control works so that moisture will not accumulate and cause corrosion. The R-410A refrigerant is environmentally friendly and does not emanate harmful gases in to the environment. It also has a Multi-speed fan motor and a Spine fin coil. The Durable galvanized cabinet assures that the unit will not face corrosion that sometimes takes place due to weather conditions. All the components are made from solid and long-lasting durable materials. This greatly contributes to the lifespan of the air-conditioner so that you can make maximum use of it 8-) .

Cons

American Standard has made a claim that the room temperature will be even with this model. However some consumers claim that the variable speed fan only removes the humidity from the room which makes the individual feel cooler. They claim that the temperature does not stay even and even though American Standard has been questioned no response has been received from the Company. The R-410A refrigerant that is used in the air conditioner which is supposed to be environmentally friendly is actually being eliminated now by the Montreal Protocol. It is then questionable the claims that are made that this refrigerant is environmentally friendly.

American Standard Platinum ZM Allegiance 20 Price

American Standard is customer oriented and it is relatively easy to do business appointed the dealers.  The pricing with the dealers is relatively low and affordable and the back up service they offer is quite good. For the 4 ton capacity air conditioning unit the price is around $2,000 with the installation offered as well. The 5 ton capacity is selling for $2,500 and this also includes the installation as well. The warranty is for a 10 year limited period for the compressor and another 10 year limited warranty for the parts. Since the Energy Star rating has been received, do check regarding the tax rebate.

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