Carrier Infinity 24VNA0 Review
SEER:Up to 20.5
ENERGY STAR ®:Yes
Decibel Level:As low as 58
Price:$5000 - $7500+
Tonnage:2 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 24VNA0 is Carrier's state-of-the-art offering for air conditioners, so it has better specifications, improved features, and newer technologies than any other cooling system in their line. This model has a variable-speed compressor for ultimate performance and is equipped with Carrier's Greenspeed Intelligence for advanced cooling, efficiency, and quiet performance. Thanks to these features, the 24VNA0 has among the highest SEER ratings, most silent decibel levels, and best cooling operation capabilities of any air conditioner from Carrier.
About the Infinity 24VNA0
Average Price (with installation): $5000 - $7500+
- Greenspeed Intelligence for optimized performance and efficiency
- High-efficiency operation
- Awarded the Most Efficient of ENERGY STAR® 2019 designation
- Exceptionally quiet operation
- System designed to improve air quality
- Can be paired with a smart thermostat like the Infinity control for zone temperature management
- Excellent humidity control
- Backed by one of Carrier's best warranties
The Bottom Line
Carrier's Infinity 24VNA0 is their premium air conditioner, and while it may not have the highest SEER rating or lowest decibel rating of any Carrier cooling system, it is the most well-rounded model they offer. The SEER rating is extremely high, the decibel rating incredibly low, and the 24VNA0 has been designed to offer superior and reliable cooling for your home for many years.
In Depth Review
Infinity 24VNA0 Product Specifications:
SEER: Up to 20.5
ENERGY STAR® certified: Yes
Decibel rating: As low as 58
Tonnage: 2 to 5 tonnes
Greenspeed Intelligence: This exclusive technology from Carrier pairs the Infinity control with the advanced variable-speed capabilities of the 24VNA0 to give you advanced cooling capabilities, great energy savings, and one of the quietest air conditioning systems that Carrier offers. As a result, you get a home that's always at the perfect temperature for your comfort needs, you save plenty of money on your energy bills, and you never have to worry about a noisy cooling system.
Variable-speed compressor: The 24VNA0's variable-speed compressor promises superior performance and ultimate energy savings. Because the unit has multiple stages of operation, it can run at a lower speed to keep your home comfortable and save energy and money, and then ramp up when it gets hotter to maintain the right temperature. Variable-speed compressors also offer superior humidity control, so your cooling system won't have to work as hard and will last longer.
Air quality control features: Cooling systems can blow contaminants through your home all summer long, but the 24VNA0 has several features designed to improve air quality. These include an Air Cleaner purifier, a ventilator that brings in fresh air from outside, and a UV lamp to eliminate contaminants like mould from the evaporator coil.
Other Key Features
- Compatible with the IdealHumidity system for even greater humidity control
- Louvered coil guard protects the coil from damage
- Galvanized steel cabinet with WeatherArmor Ultra protection
- Uses a more environmentally friendly refrigerant
- The filter drier protects the unit from moisture damage
- Has many noise-reducing features like Silencer System II components
- Advanced diagnostics
Carrier protects the 24VNA0 with the same 10-year limited parts warranty and 10-year limited compressor warranty that’s standard with all Carrier air conditioners. Just make sure you register the unit within 90 days of installation. Beyond that, the 24VNA0 also comes with a three-year limited labour warranty that isn't standard with other Carrier products.
Comparable Models by Carrier
Model Comparison by Price: Infinity 24VNA0 versus Performance 24ACC6
As the premium offering from Carrier, the Infinity 24VNA0 is one of the most expensive cooling systems they have. If budget is an issue, there are plenty of models in the line that is more affordable, and that still provide excellent performance. One such model is the Performance 24ACC6, which is at least $2,000 cheaper than the Infinity 24VNA0. Although the 24ACC6 isn't as advanced in terms of specifications and technologies, it still has a high-efficiency SEER rating, ENERGY STAR certification, reliable performance, a fantastic warranty, and great cooling capabilities.
Model Comparison by Features: Infinity 24VNA0 versus Comfort 24ABC6
It's easy to see how advanced the Infinity 24VNA0 is when you compare it to one of Carrier's low-tier models, such as the Comfort 24ABC6. The Comfort model is an excellent air conditioner in terms of cooling, efficiency, warranty, and price, but it only has a single-stage compressor, a SEER rating of 16, no additional labour warranty, no Greenspeed Intelligence, no advanced diagnostics, and it can't be paired with the Infinity control or the IdealHumidity system.
Model Comparison by Tier: Infinity 24VNA0 versus Infinity 24ANB6
Even though the Infinity 24VNA0 and 24ANB6 are both premium-tier models, the 24VNA0 is more advanced in many ways. By comparison, the 24ANB6 has a single-stage compressor, 16 SEER rating, decibel rating of 66, no additional labour warranty, and it doesn't have the Greenspeed Intelligence for advanced operations.