Why You Need to Upgrade to the Lennox Merit Series 16HPX Heat Pump

Posted: 2022-05-17

If you’re looking for a versatile, energy-efficient way to provide comfort to your home, look no further. A heat pump deserves your attention. When you get one for your home, you sign up for amazing benefits.

Four Seasons Air Specialists is your trusted HVAC company in Vadnais Heights MN. We provide total home comfort solutions, including heat pumps.


A heat pump works by moving air from one place to another through the use of a refrigerant. During cold months, it takes the warm air out of outside air and transfers it inside. The process is easily reversible during warm months. This versatility allows you to save energy, which translates to real cash.

Indoor air quality is another area where a heat pump excels. It circulates the mixes outside air with inside air, which results in improved air quality inside the house. When you use high-grade filters and maintain your unit regularly, you are guaranteed to have cleaner, safer indoor air.

Conventional HVAC systems sometimes fail to deliver consistent temperatures due to improper sizing or poor maintenance. You don’t have to deal with this issue with a heat pump because it provides even heating and cooling throughout your home.

Features of the Lennox Merit Series 16HPX Heat Pump

Responding to changing conditions, the 16HPX adjusts to maximize energy savings — operating at a lower speed most of the time and ramping up during periods of increased cooling demand. This multi-stage operation also translates to enhanced humidity control.

The 16HPX heat pump has efficiency ratings of up to 17.00 SEER and 9.5 HSPF, packing a lot of comfort into an affordable package.

Pairing your heat pump with a variable-speed furnace or air handler allows you to continuously maintain a slow circulation of air throughout your home, decreasing the amount of humidity in your home for improved indoor air quality and comfort.

When the 16HPX is installed with a compatible Lennox furnace, it creates a heating system that can switch back and forth between electricity and gas automatically, based on whichever is most cost-efficient for the weather conditions at the time.

This product comes with a 5-Year Limited Warranty on covered components including the compressor. The 16HPX heat pump may be eligible for valuable 10-Year Limited Warranty coverage with product registration.

The 16HPX heat pump is certified by ENERGY STAR®. Such products are the same or better than standard products, only they use less energy. To earn the ENERGY STAR label, furnaces must meet strict energy efficiency criteria set by the US Environmental Protection Agency or the U.S. Department of Energy. Since they use less energy, these products save you money on your electricity bill and help protect the environment by causing fewer harmful emissions from power plants. And you get the features and quality you expect.

Its long-lasting corrosion protection is baked into the PermaGuard™ unit base, and the galvanized steel cabinet’s powder finish ensures the longevity of the 16HPX heat pump.

The 16HPX heat pump efficiently keeps operating noise to a minimum. It only has an operating sound of up to 74 decibels, which is the sound of a normal conversation. SilentComfort® technology delivers low sound levels, providing the ultimate in quiet, consistent heating and cooling.

Its long-lasting corrosion protection is baked into the PermaGuard™ unit base, and the galvanized steel cabinet’s powder finish ensures the longevity of the 16HPX heat pump.

Federal, state, and local tax rebates and incentives may be available with a SunSource solar installation.

High-efficiency outdoor coil provides exceptional heat transfer and low air resistance for high-efficiency operation.

Its precision-molded compressor sound cover minimizes operating sounds.

SmartHinge louver design allows quick, easy access to interior components from all sides for cleaning and maintenance. It protects coils from damage and provides a clean appearance.

Its chlorine-free R-410A refrigerant provides exceptional comfort without exacting a costly environmental toll.

Ask Four Seasons Air Specialists

If you want to find out more about this product or heat pumps in general, give us a call. As your friendly Woodbury heating and air conditioning company, we would love to answer any questions you may have. Give us a call today!