The Brand Names of Air Conditioning Units

Numerous companies manufacture and distribute air conditioners. These air conditioners range from home window units to central units designed to cool entire buildings from a central location. Of the forty or fifty companies that manufacture and distribute in the U.S., only a handful of them are immediately recognizable by name, making them favorite choices for consumers and commercial industry alike.


Bryant has been around since 1904, providing heating and cooling systems for both home and business. Bryant produces both central air conditioners and compact air conditioning systems.

General Electric

Formed in 1890, General Electric manufactures and distributes all types of home appliances, including air conditioning units, ranging from central systems to wall-mounted and window units.


Westinghouse is an appliance company that manufactures central and window unit air conditioners. The company was founded in 1886 as Westinghouse Electric and has branched into non-appliance areas over the years.


Manufacturing air conditioning units for the home and for commercial use, Aire-Flo specializes in large central air conditioning units.


Carrier air conditioning units range from home-size window and central units to commercial and industrial air conditioning units. Carrier is a worldwide leader in air and heating and focuses on environmental concerns with its products.


Providing home room units, as well as central air units and commercial air conditioning, Frigidaire produces Energy Star-rated products that can be found at major and independent retailers across the country.

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