Is my A/C a heat pump?

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Old 01-05-16, 07:32 AM
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Is my A/C a heat pump?

sorry for such a dumb question but i cannot find out if we have a heat pump or AC.

I have attached the picture of the outdoor unit, and while i am searching on the internet i cannot find any details of this model. I have a ton of documents from the previous owner of the house and i am going through it and seems like the documents are of a different model (purchased this place 6 months ago)

any tips?

just a quick note: I replaced the original thermostat with a Sensi thermostat and out of caution selected that no heat pump during configuration. The original thermostat does not has emergency (or aux heat) option.

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Old 01-05-16, 07:36 AM
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Was there a O terminal on the old stat?
 
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Old 01-05-16, 09:48 AM
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That unit is a two speed condenser only. It's a 13 SEER unit using R22 refrigerant.
It's not a heat pump.

ac.net/pdf/CMB-18-60-0206.pdf
 
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Old 01-05-16, 11:55 AM
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Pete I have not heard of any 13 SEER 2 speed units.
Two speed was 14.7 SEER in the 1990's and usually at least 16 SEER these days.

Are you sure it is 2 speed?
 
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Old 01-05-16, 01:28 PM
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Quiet drive system - Features combination of swept-wing fan, composite base pan, isolated compressor compartment and two-stage compressor to reduce overall sound to a mere whisper.

I thought it was strange too unless the write up is incorrect.
 
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Old 01-05-16, 09:27 PM
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https://www.upgnet.com/Site/Informat...uai-b-0509.pdf

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It only has one contactor and it is a recip compressor. It seems like a single speed model. Do you think figure 6 accompanies figure 5?
 
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Old 01-06-16, 08:04 AM
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thank you guys. i have a follow up but different issue. I will post it as a separate thread, but thanks to everyone here!
 
 

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