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Heating - Heat Pumps

Serving Blaine, Coon Rapids, Anoka, Champlin, and Elk River MN

A heat pump, as part of a central heating and cooling system, uses the outside air to both heat a home in winter and cool it in summer.

What It Is

Technically, a heat pump is a mechanical-compression cycle refrigeration system that can be reversed to either heat or cool a controlled space. Installation for this type of system typically consists of two parts: an indoor unit called an air handler and an outdoor unit similar to a central air conditioner, but referred to as a heat pump. A compressor circulates refrigerant that absorbs and releases heat as it travels between the indoor and outdoor units.

How It Works

Think of a heat pump as a heat transporter constantly moving warm air from one place to another, to where its needed or not needed, depending on the season. Even in air that seems too cold, heat energy is present. When it’s cold outside a heat pump extracts this outside heat and transfers it inside. When it’s warm outside, it reverses directions and acts like an air conditioner, removing heat from your home.

One advantage of a heat pump is that it moves heat instead of generating heat, giving you more energy efficiency. Also, it is powered by electricity, so you can save substantially on fuel consumption. For example, a Trane XL20i heat pump is among the HVAC industry’s most efficient, with a rating up to 19.00 SEER and 9.00 HSPF.

Note that heat pumps are best for moderate climates, and a supplemental heating source may be needed for lower temperatures. As a year-round solution for home comfort, Trane heat pumps can become a key part of your matched system. An independent Trane dealer can help you decide if a heat pump system is right for you.

Production Information

XV20i

The XV20i variable speed heat pump system can both heat and cool your home efficiently, while simultaneously creating a clean and comfortable environment in your home. Every Trane matched system is packed with high-quality components. Each helps ensure that time after time, your unit will provide total comfort your family can rely on. The XV20i variable speed heat pump includes:

ComfortLink™ II Communicating Capability and Unique Refrigerant Cooled Inverter Drive
Climatuff™ Variable Speed Compressor
Compressor Sound Insulator
All-aluminum Spine Fin™ coil
WeatherGaurd™ II Top
DuraTuff™ Rustproof Basepan
Integrated Fan System
Simplified Two-Wire Connection
Full-sided Louvered Panels
Powder-Paint Finish
WeatherGaurd™ Fasteners

XL20i

From the hottest days to the coldest nights, the XL20i is designed to perfectly cool your home in the summer and perfectly heat it in the winter. And when paired with ComfortLink™ II system, it’s all at your control from anywhere. Every Trane Heat Pump is packed with high-quality components. Each helps ensure that time after time, your unit will provide total comfort your family can rely on. The XL20i includes:

ComfortLink™ II communicating capability
Charge Assist™ for enhanced performance and efficiency
Dual Climatuff® compressors
Full-side louvered panels
WeatherGuard™ top protects components
Baked-on powder paint
Weather-resistant WeatherGuard™ fasteners
Two-row Spine Fin™ coil
DuraTuff™ rust proof base pan
Two-stage cooling and heating
Multi-stage fan
Low-resistance airflow
Sound insulator on compressors

XV18

One of the industry’s most reliable heat pump units, the XV18 variable speed system has been tested to stand up to the elements, while running as efficiently and cost effectively as possible. This system gives you peace of mind while lowering heating and cooling costs in your home. Every Trane heat pump unit is packed with high-quality components. Each helps ensure that time after time, your unit will provide total comfort your family can rely on. The XV18 electric heat pump includes:

ComfortLink™ II Communicating Capability and Unique Refrigerant Cooled Inverter Drive
Climatuff™ Variable Speed Compressor
Compressor Sound Insulator
All-aluminum Spine Fin™ coil
DuraTuff™ Rustproof Basepan
Integrated Fan System
Simplified Two-Wire Connection
Full-sided Louvered Panels
Powder-Paint Finish

XL18i

Two-stage cooling with the Trane XL18i heating system pump offers flexible family comfort, with the ability to cool every room to the right temperature efficiently. Every Trane home heat pump is packed with high-quality components. Each helps ensure that time after time, your unit will provide total comfort your family can rely on. The XL18i two-stage heat pump includes:

Two-stage Climatuff® compressor
Full-side louvered panels
WeatherGuard™ top protects components
Baked-on powder paint
Corrosion-resistant Weatherguard™ fasteners
Spine Fin™ outdoor coil
Unique DuraTuff™ non-corrosive basepan
Unique mounting of shaft down fan motor
Variable-speed fan motor
Low-resistance airflow
Sound insulator on compressor (on select models)

XL16i

Hardworking, efficient heating and cooling comfort in every room of your home with the XL16i heat pump from Trane. Every Trane home heat pump is packed with high-quality components. Each helps ensure that time after time, your unit will provide total comfort your family can rely on. The XL16i heat pump includes:

Climatuff® compressor
Full-side louvered panels
WeatherGuard™ top protects components
Baked-on powder paint
Corrosion-resistant Weatherguard™ fasteners
Spine Fin™ outdoor coil
Unique DuraTuff™ non-corrosive basepan
Unique mounting of shaft down fan motor

XR16

The efficiency you expect from Trane, with the reliability you can count on. The XR16 offers Energy Star® qualified combinations with up to 17.00 SEER and 9.6 HSPF, providing efficient performance all year long. High performance, excellent reliability and superior energy efficiency - that's what you can expect from the XR family of heat pumps. The XR16 includes:

Climatuff® compressor
Galvanized-steel louvered panels
Baked-on powder paint
Corrosion-resistant Weatherguard™ fasteners
Spine Fin™ outdoor coil
DuraTuff™ rust-proof basepan

XR17

The heating and cooling reliability you expect from Trane and the energy efficiency you deserve can be found in our XR17 two-stage electric heat pump. The XR17 offers up to a 17.25 SEER rating when matched with Trane variable speed air handlers, furnaces and Comfort Coils™. Every Trane Heat Pump is packed with high-quality components. Each helps ensure that time after time, your unit will provide total comfort your family can rely on. The XR17 includes:

Two-Stage Climatuff® compressor
Galvanized-steel louvered panels
Baked-on powder paint
Corrosion-resistant Weatherguard™ fasteners
Spine Fin™ outdoor coil
DuraTuff™ rust-proof basepan
Sound insulator on compressors (on select models)

XR14

Get affordable heating and cooling with the durability you expect from Trane. The XR14 electric heat pump offers up to a 14 SEER rating on a matched air handler or furnace system. Every Trane Heat Pump is packed with high-quality components. Each helps ensure that time after time, your unit will provide total comfort your family can rely on. The XR14 electric heat pump includes:

Climatuff® compressors
Galvanized-steel louvered panels
Baked-on powder paint
Spine Fin™ outdoor coil