Trane XL13c Packaged Heat Pump Review

July 2, 2011

in Trane Heat Pump

Reviewing Trane XL13c Packaged Heat Pump shows that Trane packaged units come with very high quality components. The system is fabricated using durable components. When you decide to purchase a heat pump or replace the existing unit, or upgrade it, in the long-term it is better to go in for a brand new Trane XL13c Packaged Heat Pump. This is because the energy savings will be much more. The Trane XL13c Packaged Heat Pump has received the Energy Star rating. This means you will get maximum and more energy savings with this model.

Replacing the existing unit is far better. In case there are leaks or some components do not function, unknowingly you will be paying 50% more on your energy saving bills. Since the Trane XL13c Packaged Heat Pump is energy star rated, you will qualify for a generous tax credit from the state.

Review of the Trane XL13c Packaged Heat Pump features and some of the models that Trane have to offer

  • Ultra-quiet operation
  • Safety cabinet
  • Convertible to either horizontal or vertical airflow
  • State-of-the-art airflow system featuring the Vortica Blower
  • Full line of electric heaters available to supplement heat pump Spine Fin coil
  • Weather Beater Top

 

Model            Nominal Tons SEER      HSPF      Height (in.)     Width (in.)      Depth (in.)

4WCX3018    1.5          13.00      7.7   36           51           43

4WCX3036    3            13.00      7.7   36           51           43

4WCX3048    4            13.00      7.7   38           61           46

4WCX3060   5            13.00      7.7   39           61           46

 

Review of the pricing of the Trane XL13c Packaged Heat Pumps

The pricing is generally not given by Trane in an off-hand manner. However after reviewing it was found that the units are sold from approximately $2,500 to the upper limit price of around $7,000 or more. The procedure regarding Trane is to sell their products to the regional distributors who in turn sell them to the local Trane dealers. It is within this circle that the pricing gets determined. While some dealers will be generous to give the labor free of charge for installation of the Trane XL13c Packaged Heat Pumps.

The best way to get a reasonable price is asking for local contractors’ bids and compare. You can click here to free estimate your local contractors’ price online.

Review of the Warranty of the Trane XL13c Packaged Heat Pump

10 Year           :      limited warranty on the compressor

10 Year           :      limited warranty on coil

5 Year            :      limited warranty on internal functional parts

Products of Trane have to be registered within 60 days of the purchase. If the product is not registered it will be difficult to get the warranty benefits that you would have been entitled to.

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