Product Comparison: Central Air Conditioners

  Infinity® Series 
Central Air Conditioner
Infinity® System 21
Infinity® Series Central 
Air Conditioner
Infinity System 17
Performance™ Series Central
 Air Conditioner
Performance™ Series
Performance™ Series Compact
 Air Conditioner
Performance Compact 38HDR
Comfort™ Series Central Air
 Conditioner
Comfort™ Series
with Puron® refrigerant
Base Series Central Air 
Conditioner
Base Series
with Puron® refrigerant
Performance
Efficiency SEER Up to 21 SEER Up to 17.1 SEER Up to 16.5 SEER Up to 15 SEER Up to 16 SEER Up to 16 SEER
Efficiency EER Up to 15 EER Up to 13 EER Up to 13.5 EER Up to 12.5 EER Up to 14.5 EER Up to 13.2 EER
ENERGY STAR® Check Check Check Check Check Check
Puron refrigerant Check Check Check Check Check Check
Compressor 2-Stage Scroll 2-Stage Reciprocating 2-Stage or Single-Stage Scroll Scroll 2-Stage or Single-Stage Scroll Scroll
Sound
Quiet Level As low as 72 dB As low as 68 dB As low as 66 dB As low as 66 dB As low as 73 dB As low as 76 dB
Silencer System II™ Check Check Check Check    
Controls
Infinity Control Ready Check Check Check      
Ideal Humidity System® Check Check Check      
Infinity Diagnostics Check Check Check      
Durability
WeatherArmor Ultra™ System Check Check Check      
WeatherArmor™       Check Check  
Limited Warranty
Parts 10-year parts limited warranty when properly registered1 10-year parts limited warranty when properly registered1 10-year parts limited warranty when properly registered1 10-year parts limited warranty when properly registered1 10-year parts limited warranty when properly registered1 10-year parts limited warranty when properly registered1
  1. To the original owner, the Carrier Infinity® Series, Performance™ Series, Comfort™ Series, and Base Series Air Conditioner with Puron® refrigerant is covered by a 10-year parts limited warranty upon timely registration of your new equipment. Ask your Carrier dealer about optional extended warranties, which may include labor. Warranty period is 5 years if not registered within 90 days. Jurisdictions where warranty benefits cannot be conditioned on registration will automatically receive a 10-year parts limited warranty. See warranty certificate at carrier.com for complete details.
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