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America's Most Trusted HVAC Brand

Posted March 30, 2016 1:00 AM by geanorm
Pathfinder Tags: hvac industry purchasing trends

For the second consecutive year, Trane ranks highest in trust among Heating and Air Conditioning System Brands according to Lifestory Research 2016 America's Most Trusted Study™.

The study, based on 17,878 national consumer opinions, tracks how trust impacts consumers' evaluations of HVAC brands. Consumer opinions were collected over the course of the prior 12 months across the United States.

The Lifestory Research America's Most Trusted Study, in its fourth year, awards companies that provide services or products to customers in their home.

Brands currently awarded the designation of America's Most Trusted include home builders, active adult resort home builders, cabinets, faucets, electric utilities, HVAC systems, kitchen appliance brands, laundry appliance brands, paint, and residential realtor organizations.

Lifestory Research is the publisher and the Lifestory Research 2016 America's Most Trusted™ Study is the source.

Editor's Note: CR4 would like to thank GEA Consulting's President, Larry Butz, for contributing this blog entry.

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03/30/2016 8:22 AM

I believe Carrier recently is closing and moving its US operations to Mexico.

It would be interesting to see if it retains it No. 2 spot, or moves up or down in the near future.

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03/30/2016 12:56 PM

Interesting there are so many players.

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03/30/2016 3:20 PM

Well American Standard owns Trane(last I heard) and they also make train brakes....So if anything can stop a Trane it would be American Standard...A lot of the brands are owned by the same company who manufactures under more than one name...

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03/30/2016 4:45 PM

Not surprised, pretty typical. Kennedy makes most of the name brands tool boxes... Such as craftsman.... I believe snap-on also.

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03/31/2016 10:27 AM

I wonder if the ranking reflects quality or is more influenced by advertising. AC units last for a fairly long time, and I'm not sure how many people other than repairmen are familiar with more than 1 or 2 brands.

It could reflect who has the best advertising slogan.

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03/31/2016 12:29 PM

My thoughts EXACTLY. Unbiased reliability analyses are much more useful than somebody's opinion. GA.

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