Carrier Infinity 24ANB6 Review
SEER:Up to 16
ENERGY STAR ®:Yes
Decibel Level:As low as 66
Price:$4500 - $6000
Tonnage:1.5 to 5
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DISCONTINUED: Please note, this model appears to have been discontinued by the manufacturer, although it may still be available for purchase through distributors and contractors for some time.
The Infinity 24ANB6 is part of Carrier’s premium line of air conditioners, and it has many features that are meant to enhance your comfort, increase the lifespan of the unit, and maximize performance. It has a single-stage scroll compressor that promises quieter operation, better durability, and increased efficiency when compared to a standard air conditioner compressor. The 24ANB6 is a high-efficiency unit with ENERGY STAR® certification, so you’ll save plenty on your cooling costs year after year.
About the Infinity 24ANB6
Average Price (with installation): $4500 - $6000
- Sound-reducing features that deliver quiet operation
- Compatible with the IdealHumidity system for advanced humidity control and temperature maintenance
- Zone control options when paired with a smart thermostat like the Infinity Touch Control
- High-efficiency operation promises reduced energy use and lower utility bills
- Durable and reliable operation for many years
The Bottom Line
Carrier’s Infinity 24ANB6 is a premium air conditioner with excellent features and specifications. It has been built to deliver reliable performance and many years of dependable cooling for your home, and can offer great humidity control as well when paired with the right technologies. The 24ANB6 has many protective features designed to increase its longevity, and it’s also backed by a great warranty.
In Depth Review
Infinity 24ANB6 Product Specifications:
SEER: Up to 16
ENERGY STAR® certified: Yes
Decibel rating: As low as 66
Tonnage: 1.5 to 5 tonnes
Technological compatibilities for advanced performance: The 24ANB6 has an excellent cooling capacity, but you can pair it with the IdealHumidity system to provide independent humidity control in your home. This will make your home more comfortable, make it so your air conditioner doesn’t have to work as hard, save you money, and increase the lifespan of the 24ANB6. And when controlled by the Infinity smart thermostat, you get even more control over your cooling system, including zone management, energy performance, and more.
Cleaner air: There are many standard features with the 24ANB6 that improve the air quality in your home, including a ventilator that brings in fresh outdoor air, an Air Cleaner purifier, and a UV lamp for the coil that prevents the growth of mold, bacteria, and other contaminants.
Quiet performance that doesn’t disrupt your routine: Quiet comfort is important to Carrier, so their Infinity models are all equipped with sound-reducing technologies that promise some of the quietest air conditioners on the market. The 24ANB6 has a sound-insulating blanket for the compressor, a special fan blade design that reduces noise, and components that have been engineered to reduce vibration and noise.
Other Key Features
- Unit is properly paired with the evaporator coil to enhance efficiency and longevity
- Equipped with advanced diagnostic intelligence
- Requires a refrigerant that doesn’t deplete ozone
- Covered by a galvanized steel cabinet with WeatherArmor Ultra protection
- Baked-on powder paint prevents damage from the elements and regular wear and tear
- Filter drier protects the unit from moisture damage
As long as you register the unit within 90 days of installation, the 24ANB6 will be protected by a 10-year limited parts warranty and compressor warranty. And if you want to save money on repair costs, you can also purchase the optional labour warranty.
Comparable Models by Carrier
Model Comparison by Price: Infinity 24ANB6 versus Comfort 24ABC6
As a premium model, the Infinity 24ANB6 is one of the more expensive air conditioners in the Carrier line. There are more economical models available, such as the Comfort 24ABC6. It similarly has a SEER rating of 16, a single-stage compressor, and the same warranty terms as the Infinity 24ANB6. However, it doesn’t have the same advanced diagnostics as the premium model, nor the same sound-reduction features, so it doesn’t operate as quietly.
Model Comparison by Features: Infinity 24ANB6 versus Performance 24ACC6
Even though the Performance 24ACC6 is a mid-tier offering from Carrier, it’s very similar to the Infinity 24ANB6 in many ways, including benefits, features, warranty terms, price, specifications, and SEER rating. Two of the only differences are that the Performance model isn't equipped with the advanced diagnostics, and it can't be paired with the Infinity control to provide the same enhanced management features.
Model Comparison by Tier: Infinity 24ANB6 versus Infinity 24VNA9
The Infinity 24ANB6 and 24VNA9 are both premium models, but the 24VNA9 is slightly more advanced and more expensive. A few of the advanced features and specifications include a lower decibel rating and a higher SEER rating. And just as importantly, the 24VNA9 has a variable-speed compressor, so it offers more precise humidity control, better temperature maintenance, and increased efficiency compared to the 24ANB6.