NuTone manufactures numerous home appliances and indoor air quality products. They are also involved in the residential HVAC industry with the iHybrid Packaged Dual Fuel System. For summer cooling and mild weather heating, the NuTone iHybrid uses a 14 SEER energy efficient heat pump. To keep interior temperatures high on the coldest winter days, the dual fuel system is equipped with an 80% AFUE gas furnace. Working in unison, the energy efficient heat pump and gas furnace cover all a homeowner’s air comfort requirements and may reduce yearly power costs compared to previous generation HVAC systems.
Like most HVAC systems, the NuTone iHybrid Packaged Dual Fuel system is available in different sizes for different homes, but even the largest or smallest units share many similarities. Every NuTone iHybrid Packaged Dual Fuel is self contained and designed for versatile slab or roof installation. They are all ETL and ETLc listed with heavy gauge base rails, a compact footprint, convertible air delivery, mesh hail guard, easy-access panels, conveniently located controls, corrosion-resistant drain pan, thermal expansion valve, ECM variable speed motor, and eco-friendly R410A refrigerant. The energy efficient heat pump half of the dual fuel system also uses the Copeland UltraTech Scroll Compressor, a real innovation in energy efficient heat pump design.
Every NuTone iHybrid Packaged Dual Fuel System is given long term protection with a 10 year warranty, and a galvanized steel cabinet designed to resist years of weathering and corrosion. The cabinet is even insulated to reduce the operating decibel level, making it a quieter dual fuel system than some competitor models. Overall, the NuTone iHybrid Packaged Dual Fuel System is a good HVAC machine with quality components and a reasonable warranty.