American Standard Geothermal System Brochure

EnviroWise Geothermal Systems
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a new take on comfort.
A NEW STANDARD OF EFFICIENCY.
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Hardworking, ultra efficient systems
that can change comfort forever.
When you think smart, efficient comfort solutions, you think American
Standard Heating & Air Conditioning. In fact, you’ve trusted us to
provide perfectly heated, cooled and cleaned air for over 100 years.
Now, we’re bringing home new thinking about home comfort with
the impressive efficiency of geothermal heating and cooling.
And our systems are every bit as comfortable as you’d expect.
So relax and enjoy a whole new standard of energy awareness
with EnviroWise™ Geothermal Systems from American Standard
Heating & Air Conditioning.
When comparing geothermal units, pay close attention
to the EER, or Energy Efficiency Ratio. Similar to miles
per gallon in a car, EER measures the efficiency with
which your system operates. The higher the EER, the
less energy you’ll use to stay comfortable.
Your home should be as quiet as it is comfortable.
So you’ll find American Standard geothermal
systems can offer some of the lowest sound levels
of any system on the market.
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Comfort for your whole home. From your planet.
An American Standard EnviroWise™ Geothermal
System works on a very simple principle based on
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renewable energy from the sun. No matter what the
weather or season, the temperature within the earth
remains constant because almost half of the sun’s
energy is absorbed by the Earth. By tapping into
those even, steady temperatures underground, your
American Standard geothermal system can comfortably
heat and cool your home with great efficiency.
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There is a system that is right for your home.
Your system’s installation includes a professionally-designed, fluid-filled loop that consists
of an underground pipe system. As the loop’s fluid circulates, it draws heat out of your
home in the summer, and into your home during the winter. Four different configurations
are possible. Your dealer will help you select the system that is most efficient for you.
Vertical Loop
Horizontal Loop
When space is limited,
heat transfer tubes are
mounted straight down
into the earth.
When plenty of space is
available, heat transfer tubes
are installed horizontally rather
than vertically.
Open Loop
Pond Loop
Existing groundwater
is used as the heat
transfer solution.
A nearby lake or pond
is used to absorb or
gather heat.
According to the EPA, a geothermal system is one of the most efficient ways
to heat and cool your home. When you consider that your home comfort
system accounts for a significant amount of your overall energy costs, an
American Standard geothermal system can provide substantial savings over
the long run. In fact, an American Standard EnviroWise™ Geothermal System
is so efficient, it can return up to $4 of heat for every $1 spent on electricity.
Special financing available.
Ask your installing dealer for details.
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Inside your American Standard EnviroWise™ Geothermal
System, you’ll find tough, dependable components like
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vibration-dampened scroll Duration compressors and
Features and components may vary by model
and are shown for illustration purposes only.
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specially coated coils. Everything is built to last, because
comfort is nothing without peace of mind.
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State-of-the-art technology provides world
class efficiency and reliability. Specially
designed vibration damping mounts deliver
near silent operation.
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Variable-Speed Blower
Operates quietly and efficiently to deliver just
the right amount of air to keep your home at
the perfect temperature.
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Coated Coil
A large transfer area enhances operating
efficiency and humidity control. A special
epoxy electrocoating wards off corrosion and
enhances long-term reliability.
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Controls
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Platinum ZM
Packaged System
Micro-processor technology combined with
on-board diagnostics ensures reliability and
long-lasting comfort.
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Hot Water Option
Uses excess system capacity to help heat the
water you need for bathing and laundry.
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Drain Pan
Made of tough, durable polymer to ward off
corrosion and bacterial growth. Integrated
electronic overflow protection keeps system
components safe.
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Duration™ Compressor
Cabinet
Fully insulated to reduce noise levels.
Foil-backed insulation is easy to clean, while
the durable powder painted surface stays
attractive for years.
The highest efficiency available
on the geothermal market.
The EnviroWise™ Platinum ZV Geothermal Heat Pump
offers homeowners the ultimate in comfort and
performance. In fact, with an EER of 40+ and a COP
of 5+, this system is up to 30% more efficient than
two‑stage geothermal heat pumps.
Incorporating the latest technologies in variable-speed
compressors, motors, and loop pumps, the Platinum ZV
also features an advanced control system that
includes energy monitoring, full diagnostic capability,
and a dedicated communicating color touchscreen
control. The Platinum ZV is for those who want only
the highest standard of comfort. And our independent
dealers have been trained on installation to
deliver just that.
An American Standard Heating & Air Conditioning
geothermal system is a smart investment in both
the long and short term. Not only will you enjoy
consistent energy savings every day of the year,
you may also qualify for a tax credit* of up to 30%
of the cost of installing your system through 2016.
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*Tax credit is subject to IRS regulations.
Consult a tax professional for advice on tax preparation.
Your American Standard EnviroWise™ Geothermal System can be installed in
almost any application or configuration. Your American Standard dealer is trained
to determine which system will provide the best solution for your specific home.
Packaged Systems.
These systems circulate fluid through the earth and through a
coil that absorbs or dissipates heat depending on the season.
Platinum ZV
Platinum ZM
Platinum ZI
With an EER of 40+ and a
COP of 5+, this variable-speed
system offers the ultimate in
performance. Utilizing a true
variable-capacity compressor
and a variable-speed blower
with a fully-communicating
control package, this system
provides our highest level of
comfort and efficiency.
This packaged geothermal solution
from American Standard offers
up to 29.4 EER efficiency and is
available in single and two-stage.
A variable-speed blower motor
provides up to 12 airflow selections
for even, efficient comfort. Optional
hot water heating is available.
With up to 23.7 EER and single-stage
heating and cooling, you’ll enjoy
constant comfort and efficiency from
a combination of forced air heating,
forced air cooling, radiant heat a
dedicated hot water heater. Variable
speed airflow offers 12 different
settings, and optional hot water
heating is available.
(AVGX)
(A2GX/A1GX)
(A2GY)
Split Systems.
These systems use a ground loop connected to a loop of refrigerant
to transfer heat, using an air handler or furnace to circulate air.
Platinum ZM – indoor
Platinum ZM – outdoor
Platinum XV – indoor air handler
This two-stage system offers
up to 33.1 EER, and works in
conjunction with an air handler
or furnace for enhanced indoor
comfort. The small footprint
saves space, and the indoor
product can be located up to
60 feet from the air handler.
Optional hot water heating is
available.
Similar to the Platinum ZM indoor,
this system offers the comfort of
two‑stage heating and cooling and
works in conjunction with an indoor
air handler or furnace to provide
comfortable temperatures from two
different sources. In this application
all geothermal components of the
Platinum ZM reside in a weatherized
cabinet outside your home, minimizing
the space requirements inside.
The unique cabinet design of our
Platinum XV air handler allows less
moisture and fewer dust particles to be
drawn in from garages, attics or crawl
spaces. This double-wall cabinet design
also helps prevent energy loss and
virtually eliminates condensation. Select
models of our Platinum XV air handler
have been specifically engineered to
match with our EnviroWise geothermal
heat pumps.
(A2GN)
(A2GE)
(TAMG)
Water Heating and Cooling Systems.
These systems circulate fluid through the earth, transferring heat to and from another fluid loop built
into your home. That means radiant heating and cooling without fans or duct work. They are ideal
for radiant floor heating applications and can be used with select models of our Platinum XV air
handler with water coil to deliver heated and cooled air through a ducted air system.
Platinum ZM
Platinum XI
Offers up to 22.5 EER and
up to 15 tons of capacity with
the flexibility of two-stage
radiant heating and cooling.
Offers up to 17.5 EER and single‑stage
heating and cooling. Radiant heating
and cooling maintain comfortable
temperatures throughout your home,
while providing hot water for daily use.
(A1GW)
(A2GW)
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Trust your EnviroWise™ Geothermal System to an attractive
and dependable American Standard control.*
Platinum ZV Comfort Control
American Standard’s top of the line comfort
control, the Platinum ZV, continues to push
the limits of control, integration and comfort.
Designed to accentuate your life with smart
features like live weather radar, weather alerts,
customizable backgrounds and the ability to
display digital photos. All on a bright, seveninch high definition color touchscreen.
Gold Series Comfort Controls
With a bright, backlit display and interactive
touchscreen, controlling your comfort is simple
and intuitive. It automatically switches between
heating and cooling, and provides 7-day
programmable schedules to manage your
energy use. Humidity control enhances comfort.
Silver Series Comfort Controls
Features an illuminated digital display and soft
keys, outdoor temperature sensor, automatic
changeover between heating and cooling and a
filter change reminder for forced-air systems.
*Not applicable to the Platinum ZV Packaged System which requires
a dedicated control included with the system.
Save on hot water costs as well.
Most Platinum systems can be configured to use excess capacity to heat the
water you need for everything from showers to laundry and dishes. So you’ll not
only enjoy more efficient heating and cooling for your home, you’ll also save
energy on the hot water you use every day.
Take comfort in our peace-of-mind warranties.
Your American Standard Heating & Air Conditioning Geothermal System is
about comfort and satisfaction. So is the limited warranty supporting it. Every
American Standard Heating & Air Conditioning EnviroWise™ Geothermal
Heat Pump includes 10 years of protection on both parts and labor.* See your
independent American Standard Heating & Air Conditioning dealer for details.
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*Labor subject to fixed rates set by manufacturer.
Designed for comfort. Built to last.
Run your home from wherever life takes you.
For more than a century, families have trusted
Nexia™ Home Intelligence
allows you to manage your home
remotely using most web-enabled
mobile devices.* With just the touch
of a button, you can unlock a door
or turn on lights for security, or
monitor and adjust your heating
and cooling from a distance to
save energy. Simply put, Nexia™ Home Intelligence gives you
and your family all the promises of home automation in the
most simple and accessible way. All so you can connect with
your home, even when you’re not at home. Ask your American
Standard Heating & Air Conditioning dealer for details.
American Standard Heating & Air Conditioning
to keep their homes comfortable. Today, our home
comfort systems continue to push the boundaries
of efficiency and performance, while still delivering
on our proud history of quality, durability and
substantial value. Welcome your family home
to a higher standard of comfort. From American
Standard Heating & Air Conditioning.
*Nexia Remote Climate Access included with the purchase of an AccuLink™ Control.
Live video viewing included with the purchase of a Schlage® camera. Other
features may require a Nexia subscription fee.
Our dealers will put you in your comfort zone.
Your independent American Standard Heating & Air Conditioning dealer is a highly
trained professional with years of experience who’ll work with you every step of the
way in choosing the system that’s right for you – from walking you through the entire
purchasing process to conducting an in-depth analysis of your home and your comfort
needs. Based on that information, your dealer will recommend a system that works best
for your home. After all, the more ­efficient the system, the more comfortable you’ll be.
American Standard Heating & Air Conditioning
6200 Troup Highway • Tyler, Texas 75707
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Since American Standard Heating & Air Conditioning has a policy of continuous product
improvement, it reserves the right to change specifications and design without notice.
Read important energy cost and efficiency information available from your dealer.
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Pub. No. 10-8038-05
05/13
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