2019 American Standard Furnace Review

Model Comparison, Prices & Warranty

(Updated for 2019)

A complete American Standard furnace buying guide, including top models, AFUE ratings, features, warranty info, and more. Get a free quote quickly & easily!

In this American Standard furnace brand landing page, we’ll provide you with all the information you need to make smarter decisions when considering your furnace purchase. Featuring a summary of the brand’s strengths and weaknesses, warranty details, a comparison of its high-efficiency products and their price points, and a run-through of the unique qualities that make American Standard stand out.

Armstrong, at a glance

Strong Points

By working smarter, not harder, American Standard furnaces are tailored to use just the right amount of energy for your home. Available in a wide array of options, the brand ensures that they have a potential furnace for almost every Canadian home, no matter the conditions or budget.

Room For Improvement

Despite their apparent lack of additional technological features, Canadian homeowners won’t find themselves dissatisfied with American Standard’s dependable energy-saving functionality. Although the brand can outperform many of its competitors when it comes to warranty, American Standard finds itself neck-and-neck with other brands to its pricing.

The Bottom Line

American Standard is a well-known brand, with a proven history of creating dependable and high-efficiency furnaces. They consistently offer a wide selection of products that can provide a reliable solution for most Canadians without the need for extra bells and whistles.

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American Standard Average Price Range

$3,200 – $6,000 (with installation)

The final price of your unit will vary depending on where you live, the size of your home, installation factors, as well as which exact unit you choose. Due to local contractors’ deals and seasonal promotions, it is difficult to set an exact price.

You might also be eligible for extra savings and government rebates, so make sure to ask, or get a local quote from a certified pro with us!

American Standard Furnace Series

Basic – American Standard 92 and Silver Series

At the economy level, the American Standard 92, as well as the Silver Series, offer consumers a variety of options. Boasting 90+ efficiency ratings, with a multi-speed blower motor and durable hot-surface igniter in every option: the American Standard 92 and Silver Series promise reliability and affordability.

Better – American Standard Gold Series

American Standard’s mid-range offerings in the Gold Series introduce a two-stage gas valve which assures higher AFUE ratings, complementing the consistent quality already found in the American Standard 92 and Silver Series.

Best – American Standard Platinum Series

Representing American Standard’s most efficient line, the Platinum Series comes packed with the brand’s most innovative features. Additionally offering the company’s best AFUE ratings, the Platinum Series ensures the utmost in comfort with precise control available to the consumer.

Top Models Comparison

ENERGY STAR® certified natural gas furnace models are available in the Gold 95v and Platinum 95 series. Your local distributor will be able to provide you with specific model numbers that are ENERGY STAR® certified.

American Standard Platinum 95

Featuring a fully modulating gas valve with a variable-speed ECM blower motor, the Platinum 95 has an AFUE score of 97.3%. The unit utilizes the brand’s AccuLink(TM) Communicating System and Comfort-R(TM) technologies to maximize user control and comfort in any climate or season.

Furnace Stats

AFUE: 97.3%
Furnace type: Modulating
ENERGY STAR rated? Select Models
Tier – Best

American Standard Gold S9V2-VS

Introducing an updated cabinet, the Gold S9V2-VS is designed to accommodate almost any Canadian home. While the Vortica(TM) II Blower is regarded as one of the most efficient in the industry, this two-stage furnace has a gas efficiency rating of 97% AFUE.

Furnace Stats

AFUE: 97%
Furnace type: Two-Stage
ENERGY STAR rated? Yes
Tier – Better

American Standard Gold S9V2

A slightly pared down version of the Gold S9V2-VS, this unit utilizes a two-speed draft inducer rather than a variable-speed option which nets it a rating of 96% AFUE.

Furnace Stats

AFUE: 96%
Furnace type: Two-Stage
ENERGY STAR rated? Yes
Tier – Better

American Standard Gold S9X2

The American Standard Gold S9X2 implements many of the same technological features as its Gold S-Series counterparts. However, rather than a variable-speed blower motor, this unit favours a 5-speed ECM Constant Torque, high-efficiency motor that is especially electrically efficient.

Furnace Stats

AFUE: 96%
Furnace type: Two-Stage
ENERGY STAR rated? Yes
Tier – Better

American Standard Silver 95h

Affordable heating for your home with a step up in efficiency is what you can expect from the American Standard Silver 95h furnace. With a high-efficiency, multi-speed ECM blower motor this model lands a 95% AFUE rating.

Furnace Stats

AFUE: 95%
Furnace type: Single-Stage
ENERGY STAR rated? Select Models
Tier – Basic

American Standard 92

The most affordable, high-efficiency option available throughout the brand’s selection of products is undoubtedly the American Standard 92 with an impressive rating of 92.1% AFUE. This reliable single-stage heating furnace lacks some of the comfort-oriented features found in its higher-tier counterparts.

Furnace Stats

AFUE: 92.1%
Furnace type: Single-Stage
ENERGY STAR rated? No
Tier – Basic

Other American Standard Furnaces

Gold 95v Furnace Stats

AFUE: 97%
Furnace type: Two-Stage
ENERGY STAR rated? No
Tier – Better

Silver 95 Furnace Stats

AFUE: 95%
Furnace type: Single-Stage
ENERGY STAR rated? No
Tier – Basic

American Standard Exclusive Features

Feature 1 – AccuLink™ Communicating System

Enables your American Standard system to communicate to the Comfort Control. Allows for you to monitor for responsive maintenance remotely.

Feature 2 – Comfort-R™

Remove excess humidity from your home to improve comfort. It can help you save by reducing moisture levels in the air, so you can keep the thermostat at a higher setting and still feel comfortable.

Feature 3 – Vortica™ II Blower

Built with strong composite materials that resist rust, corrosion, and cracking for increased durability, the Vortica™ II Blower helps improve on airflow and noise reduction.

Warranty

American Standard furnaces must be registered within 60 days of purchase to qualify for full warranty protection. If your product isn’t registered within 60 days of installation, the American Standard Heating & Air Condition Base Limited Warranty terms will apply.

American Standard Platinum Series – includes a limited lifetime warranty on the heat exchanger and a limited 10-year warranty on internal functional parts. Optional extended warranty protection, including an option to transfer warranty, is available for additional purchase.

American Standard Gold Series – includes a limited lifetime warranty on the heat exchanger and a 10-year limited warranty on internal functional parts. Optional extended warranty protection, including an option to transfer warranty, is available for additional purchase.

American Standard Silver Series – includes a limited lifetime warranty on the heat exchanger and a 10-year limited warranty on internal functional parts. Optional extended warranty protection, including an option to transfer warranty, is available for additional purchase.

American Standard 92 – includes a limited 20-year warranty on the heat exchanger and a 10-year limited warranty on internal functional parts. Optional extended warranty protection, including an option to transfer warranty, is available for additional purchase.

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AMERICAN STANDARD – ABOUT THE COMPANY

Since the late 1800s, American Standard has been committed to pursuing innovation in home comfort and has since become one of the most trusted names in heating, ventilation, and air conditioning.

The brand consistently offers a wide selection of high-efficiency furnace options that consecutively acquire ratings of above 90 AFUE. Their systems are robust, regularly regarded as some of the most dependable and durable in the industry.

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