American Distributors, the wholesale arm of Goodman Manufacturing Company, L.P., will immediately begin distributing the Amana line of residential and light commercial HVAC products to contractors in select counties in Ohio and Kentucky. According to Ted Altmire, zone sales manager for American Distributors, “The Amana line gives us the opportunity to provide top HVAC dealers with a high-end, differentiated line of products whose name consumers associate with quality.” The Amana line has 80+ and 90+ heating products that feature stainless steel tubular heat exchangers with lifetime limited warranties. Additionally, the Amana line offers single-stage, two-stage, and two-stage/variable-speed models of their 80+ and 90+ furnaces. The 95 AFUE two-stage/variable-speed gas furnaces include a lifetime furnace replacement warranty. On the cooling side, the Amana line features condensing units and heat pumps from 10 through 16 SEER, along with a line of 13 SEER Ultron[R] condensing units featuring CFC-free R-410a refrigerant. The indoor products feature a line of matching evaporator coils, both cased and uncased, as well as single-piece and two-piece air handlers featuring both standard and variable-speed blower motors. Amana’s line of 10 SEER split systems have five-year warranties on all parts, coils, and compressors. Twelve SEER and above models feature 10-year warranties on all parts, indoor and outdoor coils, and compressors. Amana’s line of PTAC units, which are available in both AC and heat pump models, help round out the product offering, with both electric and hydronic heat options. The line offers 11 and 13 SEER gas/electric, 10 and 12 SEER packaged cooling units, and 11 and 13 SEER packaged heat pump models, all with seven-year compressor warranties and five-year parts and coil warranties. “With the Amana line, American Distributors can offer select dealers factory consumer marketing programs, such as the Double Bonus Payback program, which provides consumers with rebates on their highest electric bill and highest heating bill for the 2002-2003 heating/cooling season,” adds Altmire. “We will also be able to provide generous factory co-op, contractor and builder rebates, floor planning, electronic catalogs, a dealer/locater Web site, extended warranties, and radio and print ads.” Interested contractors are asked to contact American Distributors branch at the following locations: 3904 Produce Road, Louisville, KY 502/962-8567 Larry Adams, Branch Manager 997 Contract Street, Lexington, KY 859/225-1181 Russ Fisher, Branch Manager 1100 Valley Belt Road, Brooklyn Heights, OH 216/741-9480 Jay Michelich, Branch Manager 4871-B Corporate Street SW, Canton, OH 330/478-2226 Ted Guthrie, Branch Manager They may also contact Altmire directly at 262/498-7774. Goodman Manufacturing Company, L.P., is America’s largest privately held manufacturer of air conditioning and heating systems and equipment, which it sells under the Goodman and Amana brands. For more information on Goodman Manufacturing Company and AMANA products, visit www.goodmanmfg.com" or www.Amana-hac.com.