The highest rated brand of heat pump on Furnace Compare is a Trane model. Three different Trane models are included in the top five best heat pumps for the year 2014. Furnace Compare compiles reviews from customers and contractors to create its rankings.
The Trane XB14 heat pump is ranked number one, as of 2014, with an average rating of 4.2 out of five. This model is described as being efficient and inexpensive to run. Other brands in the top five on Furnace Compare are Coleman and Rheem. The Coleman Echelon is praised for its fan guard and compressor that lower the amount of sound produced by the pump.