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Al’s Plumbing, Heating & A/C in Plano, Texas provides maintenance & repairs for all brands of Central A/C, Gas & Electric Furnace, and Heat Pumps.  Additionally we sell and install new HVAC Systems from American Standard (same company as Trane), Ameristar (same company as American Standard) and Coleman HVAC (same company as York HVAC).

Al’s also provides full service plumbing maintenance, repairs and replacements for every plumbing component in your home.  Al’s sells and installs Rheem Professional Series gas & electric water heaters, and tankless water heaters.  Al’s is near your home in Plano, Allen, and Frisco.  We service all homes in southern Collin and Denton Counties with no travel charges.

Call Al’s today to discuss any concerns or problems you have with your HVAC System or Plumbing.  We will arrange an appointment at your convenience and offer 24/7 Emergency Service.

One, Two and Variable Speed Air Conditioners – Part 2 of 3

Different a/c models have different air conditioner compressor speeds.

Increased energy efficiency, comfort, & humidity removal ability come with additional air conditioner compressor speeds.

Al’s Plumbing, Heating and A/C sells & installs American Standard (our premium brand) + Coleman  &  Ameristar HVAC brands.  We describe 3 American Standard models below (more than 3 models are available).

We Removed American Standard’s Marketing Verbiage — Just The Facts Here…

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American Standard Central Air Conditioners with different a/c compressor speeds:

The Platinum 20 A/C provides the best efficiency by adjusting compressor speed to match current cooling demand.

  • Up to 21 SEER
  • Variable-speed cooling provides the best comfort and humidity control
  • A Nest Thermostat has the ability to measure and control both temperature and humidity level.
  • The Nest Thermostat lowers both compressor speed & furnace blower speed for better humidity removal.*

* Requires a furnace with variable-speed blower capability.

The Gold 17 A/C two-stage cooling provides better efficiency by running the compressor at low or high speed, depending on cooling demand.

  • Up to 18 SEER
  • Two-Stage cooling provides better comfort and humidity control than one-speed.
  • The Nest Thermostat can lower compressor speed & furnace blower speed for better humidity removal.*

* Requires a furnace with variable-speed blower capability.

The Silver 14 A/C Single-Stage cooling provides good efficiency by running compressor at one speed. **

  • 14 SEER
  • Single-stage cooling provides good cooling and humidity control.  It cannot adjust compressor speed based on cooling demand.
  • The Nest Thermostat can lower the cooling temperature (lower than pre-set temp) to increase humidity removal. **

** Variable-speed furnace blower capability not required.

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Al’s Plumbing, Heating & A/C in Plano, Texas provides maintenance & repairs for all brands of Central A/C, Gas & Electric Furnace, and Heat Pumps.  Additionally we sell and install new HVAC Systems from American Standard (same company as Trane), Ameristar (same company as American Standard) and Coleman HVAC (same company as York HVAC).

Al’s also provides full service plumbing maintenance, repairs and replacements for every plumbing component in your home.  Al’s sells and installs Rheem Professional Series gas & electric water heaters, and tankless water heaters.  Al’s is near your home in Plano, Allen, and Frisco.  We service all homes in southern Collin and Denton Counties with no travel charges.

Call Al’s today to discuss any concerns or problems you have with your HVAC System or Plumbing.  We will arrange an appointment at your convenience and offer 24/7 Emergency Service.