How Efficient Is the Trane 13 SEER Heat Pump?


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The Trane XR13 heat pump provides a cooling efficiency rating of up to 14.5 Seasonal Energy Efficiency Ratio (SEER) and a Heating Seasonal Performance Factor (HPSF) of up to 8.5. The ability of heat pumps to handle both heating and cooling tasks makes them popular in warm climates.

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There are seven sub-models of the Trane XR13 that range from a low of 17,000 British Thermal Units Per Hour (BTUH) to 58,500 BTUH. Professional installers can determine the proper BTUH based primarily on annual temperature for a particular climate. They recommend going at least one step up in efficiency to reduce the work load on the heat pump.

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