ESAs extend the manufacturer's warranty on expensive HVAC / R / plumbing equipment, and protect against unexpected and untimely costly repairs. We can cover all brands and types of equipment.Read more
Lennox was founded back in 1895, it is one of the oldest HVAC brands that is still around today. The company was founded by Dave Lennox who was the owner of a railroad machine repair business. Dave built and marketed the first riveted-steel furnace. By 1904 Dave decided to sell the business to D.W. Norris who named the company Lennox Furnace Company.
Bryant’s history dates back to 1904, when Charles Bryant first started developing tubular gas boilers. In 1908 Charles founded The Bryant Heater & MFG Co. in Cleveland Ohio. Bryant expanded to furnaces in 1919. In the 1920’s more people were heating their homes with furnaces over coal. Bryant expanded into air-conditioning with its “Command-Aire Twins” in 1949 and broke ground to its new facility & headquarters in Indianapolis Indiana in 1950. Bryant has been a leading HVAC brand for over 100 years.
Comfortmaker’s history dates back to the 1950’s when it was part of the American Furnace Company. The brand has been part of many HVAC manufacturers since. Today Comfortmaker is part of the Carrier family of brands, one of the largest HVAC manufacturers in the USA.
If you have considered offering an extended warranty with your air conditioner or furnace installations and weren’t sure exactly how they work, you are in luck. We will go through extended warranties in detail.
York has a history that dates back over 145 years. The company was founded in 1874 and York’s revolutionary “air washing” system was first installed in 1914 and served as the precursor to today’s air conditioner. In 1924 the first ever air-conditioned office building used York air conditioning equipment. In 2006 York became part of Johnson Controls, a Fortune 100 company.
Trane has a history that dates back to 1885. Founded in La Crosse, Wisconsin by James Trane, a Norwegian immigrant. James Trane was inspired by the cold winters in Wisconsin and invented a low-pressure heating system which he named Trane Vapor Heating System. When his son Rueben returned from college with a degree in mechanical engineering, father and son began manufacturing, and in 1913 The Trane Company was incorporated. Reuben invented the convertor radiator in 1923 which established the company’s reputation for excellence, and Trane has continued to be one of the top brands in HVAC ever since.
Rheem brand of equipment has a history that dates back to 1925, and was founded by Brothers Donald and Richard Rheem. Rheem initially created metal products with a focus on steel drums. It wasn’t until the 1950’s that Rheem decided to enter into the HVAC market. Today they are one of North America’s most recognized heating, cooling, and water heating brands. Rheem has distribution in more the 75 countries and 7 factories in the United States of America.
Ruud brand of equipment has a history that dates back over 100 years. It began with Edwin Ruud who developed the first successful automatic water heater. It wasn’t till the 1950’s that RUUD introduced Air conditioning and heating equipment. Today they are one of North America’s largest manufactures of water heating, air cooling, and heating products for both light commercial and residential applications.
Home warranty and HVAC warranty solutions companies differ by provider.
As you consider coverage you should compare having your air conditioner, furnace, or other HVAC equipment covered by a home warranty company vs an HVAC warranty solution like an Extended Service Agreement (ESA) from your contractor. Let’s compare the two types of coverage.