Tempstar Air Conditioners

Updated March 29, 2020

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Tempstar offers durable, high-quality, and reliable central air conditioning systems. The company provides one of the industry’s best warranties. Tempstar offers air conditioning options to fit any budget.

 

Tempstar AC overview

Tempstar categorizes its AC models into three series: Performance, QuietComfort, and Deluxe. The Performance series includes budget-friendly units with fewer features. QuietComfort models have more features, midrange seasonal energy efficiency ratios (SEER), and compatibility with the Observer communication system.

Deluxe units are the most expensive, and they have the highest SEER ratings and the most features. Tempstar also offers packaged products and split systems within each series.

 

Best Tempstar air conditioners

 

QuietComfort Deluxe 19

Quietcomfort Deluxe 19

This whisper-quiet system provides a high level of comfort. The unit senses changing conditions and adapts immediately, using variable-speed technology and dehumidification functions. This system has a SEER rating of up to 19 and an energy efficiency ratio (EER), and it features a complete communicating system.

  • Efficiency
  • Up to 19 SEER rating – ENERGY STAR certified
  • Type
  • Variable Speed

Features:

  • SmartSense technology
  • Quiet performance
  • Five-speed variable compressor
  • Corrosion-resistant design
  • 10-year hassle-free replacement warranty
  • 10-year limited parts warranty

Pros:

  • Withstands bad weather and debris
  • Wi-Fi enabled for remote access
  • Lasting performance
  • Fan and compressor work together to reduce noise

Cons:

  • One of the priciest models
 

QuietComfort 16

QuietComfort 16

This Tempstar AC unit can cool your home and reduce humidity. The system has a single-stage compressor, and the Wi-Fi-compatible Observer communication system provides convenience.

  • Efficiency
  • Up to a 16 SEER rating – ENERGY STAR certified
  • Sound Level
  • As low as 69 decibels
  • Type
  • Single-Stage

Features:

  • Quiet performance
  • Five-year hassle-free warranty
  • 10-year limited parts warranty
  • Corrosion-resistant design
  • Wi-Fi enabled

Pros:

  • Protective corners
  • Design resists weather and debris
  • Up to a 12.2 EER rating
  • Compatible with Observer communicating wall controls

Cons:

  • Shorter warranty than other models
 

QuietComfort 15

QuietComfort 15

This AC model includes a remote control and is Wi-Fi enabled. The system has a SEER rating of up to 15 and feature a complete Observer communicating system. This unit is ideal for those who want energy savings and convenience.

  • Efficiency
  • Up to 15 SEER Rating
  • Sound Level
  • As low as 74 decibels
  • Type
  • Single-Stage

Features:

  • 12.2 EER rating
  • Three-year no-hassle limited replacement warranty
  • 10-year limited parts warranty

Pros:

  • Compatible with Wi-Fi
  • Observer communicating wall control
  • Corrosion-resistant design
  • Withstands bad weather
  • Protective corner posts

Cons:

  • Not Energy Star qualified
  • Shorter replacement warranty than other models
 

QuietComfort 13

QuietComfort 13

This model is a budget-friendly option for cooling your home. Featuring a 13 SEER rating and an 11 EER rating, this single-stage central air conditioner operates quietly. The durable AC unit can withstand bad weather.

  • Efficiency
  • Up to 13 SEER rating
  • Sound Level
  • As low as 71 decibels
  • Type
  • Single-Stage

Features:

  • Resistant to weather and debris
  • 10-year limited parts warranty

Pros:

  • Affordable
  • Corrosion-resistant design
  • Lasting performance

Cons:

  • Only a one-year warranty
  • Not Energy Star qualified
 

Performance 17

Performance 17

This AC unit offers both affordability and quality. This central air conditioner can maintain your home’s cool temperatures and even humidity levels throughout the summer. The unit adapts when temperatures rise. This model is Energy Star qualified and has a SEER rating of up to 17.

  • Efficiency
  • Up to 17 SEER rating – ENERGY STAR certfied
  • Sound Level
  • As low as 71 decibels
  • Type
  • Two-Stage

Features:

  • Quiet performance
  • Two-stage fan
  • Up to 13 EER rating
  • 10-year limited parts warranty

Pros:

  • Resistant to weather and debris
  • Corrosion-resistant design
  • Cools and dehumidifies
  • Operates quietly and efficiently

Cons:

  • No replacement warranty
 

Performance 16

Performance 16

This AC unit provides Energy Star-qualified performance at an affordable price. This single-stage air conditioning unit operates quietly and is built to last.

  • Efficiency
  • Up to 17 SEER rating – ENERGY STAR certitied
  • Sound Level
  • As quiet as 70 decibels
  • Type
  • Single-Stage

This AC unit provides Energy Star-qualified performance at an affordable price. This single-stage air conditioning unit operates quietly and is built to last.

Features:

  • Up to 13 EER rating
  • 10-year limited parts warranty

Pros:

  • Energy-efficient operation
  • Budget-friendly price
  • Quiet performance
  • Durable to withstand the elements
  • Corrosion-resistant design

Cons:

  • No replacement warranty
 

Tempstar air conditioner reviews

Customer reviews of Tempstar AC units often mention energy efficiency, durability, and quiet performance. Customers also love that Tempstar offers separate replacement and parts warranties. You can read customer reviews for Tempstar air conditioners at HVAC.com.

 

Frequently asked questions

How much does an HVAC.com Tempstar AC cost?

With installation, the average price of a Tempstar air conditioner is typically about $2,800 to $5,000. Contact a licensed central air conditioning installer for accurate pricing information.

Below are some factors that impact an AC unit’s price:

– Energy efficiency
– BTU cooling output
– Unit size
– Home location and size
– Existing ductwork
– Installation location
– Rebates
– Efficiency rating
– Installation costs

Where can I buy an HVAC.com Tempstar air conditioner?

Tempstar central air conditioning units are available from Tempstar’s website and HVAC.com. Many big-box retailers, such as Lowe’s and Home Depot, also sell Tempstar products.

How long will an HVAC.com Tempstar AC unit last?

Tempstar AC units typically outlast the five- or 10-year parts warranty and the 10-year replacement warranty. Seasonal and annual maintenance can extend the life of your central air conditioning unit.