Some highly rated brands of central air conditioners include the Maytag M1200, the Dave Lennox XC25 and the Goodman DSXC18. These air conditioning systems all received good reviews due to a multitude of features, according to ConsumerSearch.com.
The Maytag model is efficient and very quiet while being operated, due to it having a high-density compressor blanket. It is ENERGY STAR qualified, which means it is energy saving for homeowners, according to Consumer Search. The model has a 12-year warranty, providing another bonus. The design with round edges is a good safety feature for people with children who might play outdoors near the unit.
David Lennox, sometimes simply referred to as Lennox, hits the mark on most features that consumers are looking for. Like the Maytag, it is also ENERGY STAR rated for energy efficiency. The XC25 has humidity control, but possibly one of its more desirable features is its solar panel option, which can help homeowners save even more on energy costs.
The Goodman DSXC18 has a low sound level and a very high SEER rating, which is the seasonal energy efficiency rating. The unit has built-in diagnostics so it is much easier to troubleshoot than some systems.