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Amana GSH13 Distinction Heat Pump


The Amana GSH13 Distinction Heat Pump offers a Seasonal Energy Efficient Rating System or SEER of 13 making this heat pump a mid level efficiency pump. By installing this pump you will see a significant improvement in your heating billsAmana GSH13 Distinction Heat Pump. You could see as much as a 30% saving on your heating. How could a heat pump save you money? There are so many places to start from, the condensing coil design was created with a high quality rifled copper tubing and grooved aluminum fins.

These aluminum fins can help prevent corrosion and rust on the heating coils. This will also help prolong the life of your heat pump too. Some of the other features and benefits of the GSH13 Distinction Heat Pump are the three bladed fan and a one of a kind louvered sound controlled top. On the Distinction Series heat pump, you will find a factory installed high capacity steel enclosed bi flow heat pump and filter dryer. This design will keep the moisture out as well as dirt, leaves and other debris from the outside.
Amana GSH13 Distinction Heat Pump
The coil on these Amana Heat Pumps are used with a high quality scroll compressor, this makes the unit more efficient than most standard units. The Condenser Fan Motor uses a 1/6 horsepower motor. The Full Load Amperage ranges from 1.1 to 1.5. The Distinction Heat Pump offers an energy efficient compressor that will provide you with all of your home or small business heating needs. The system uses a quiet design system, these units run as quiet as your refrigerator. The 13 SEER performance has a flow rater expansion device. These units come with a low-pressure switch as well as a contractor lug connection.

The Cabinet features a heavy gauge, galvanized steel cabinet with rust resistant screws. These will help with maintenance that may be needed. With the units installed outside, the rain and snow would rust and corrode other units so maintenance would be time consuming and expensive but not the Distinction Heat Pump from Amana. You will also receive from Amana a single panel access to controls with sufficient space given for proper field installed accessories. The louvers are made from a durable steel that will provide years of long lasting service. With each model in the Distinction Series Heat Pump may require a different electrical supply in order for the pump to work properly. There are 5 different electrical requirements that may be needed, the 1/60/208/230, the 1/50/220/240, the 3/60/208/230, the 3/60/460 and the 3/60/380-415.

It is very important that you read all of the manuals and guides that are offered when you purchase your Amana Distinction Heat Pumps. By knowing your pump inside and out it will gibe you more knowledge when something goes wrong or when you need to call a service tech.

Question: What is the warranty on the Distinction Heat Pump Series?

Answer: For all of the functioning parts including the compressor are covered by a 10 Year Limited Parts Warranty for residential units. All commercial warranties are 5 years limited parts.

You must fill out the registration Online and it must be done within 60 days of the day the heat pump is installed.

Question: How many different size pumps are available in the Distinction Series Heat Pump?

Answer: There are 10 different sizes available. They range from 16,800 Btu’s per hour to 32,000 Btu’s per hour

Question: Are these pumps tested before they are sold?

Answer: Yes, all Amana Heat Pumps are tested with ARI Standard 210/240 Ratings.

The Amana Distinction Series Heat Pumps will work well with any central heating or central air-conditioning unit that you have. If you are not familiar with these units, it would be a good idea to hire a HVAC company to install it. The key to any good system is proper installation. If you are off by an inch the unit may not work properly. You want to get the most efficiency from these units as you can.


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