Goodman Tubular Upgrade Warranty Program Updates

Goodman Manufacturing offers a Tubular Upgrade Program, which provides contractors with the option of upgrading homeowners with a non-functional clamshell-type heat exchanger (covered under the terms of the original warranty) to a new Goodman brand furnace featuring a tubular heat exchanger at a discounted price.

From Goodman:

Here is how the program works:

  1. Once a dealer verifies the homeowner has a non-functional Goodman clamshell heat exchanger covered under the terms of the original warranty, the installing dealer can provide the homeowner with the option of a new furnace at $150 below the dealer’s purchase price from the distributor. This discount applies only to furnace cost. It is the dealer’s responsibility to negotiate all additional costs with the homeowner including labor, freight, or any other costs associated with the installation, service, repair or operation of the unit.The new furnace will be backed with all standard limited warranties associated with the specific model selected for replacement, including a 10-Year Parts Limited Warranty and a Lifetime Heat Exchanger Limited Warranty. All warranties are available to the original registered owner and his or her spouse provided the unit is installed in an owner-occupied single-family residence and the unit is properly registered online with Goodman within 60 days after the upgraded installation occurs. Online registration is not required in California or Quebec. See www.goodmanmfg.com for complete warranty details.

  2. To qualify, the installing dealer must complete a FURNACE REPLACEMENT PROGRAM AGREEMENT form, disclose the program to the homeowner and provide the homeowner with a completed copy of the FURNACE REPLACEMENT PROGRAM AGREEMENT. The dealer must also retain a copy of the completed form to submit with their warranty claim to their distributor.

  3. Dealer must provide the participating Goodman distributor with:

A.  the completed and signed FURNACE REPLACEMENT PROGRAM AGREEMENT form; and

B. the Warranty Claim Form; and

C. The non-functional furnace or rating nameplate.

Then, the dealer will be provided a $150 discount towards a future Goodman serialized equipment purchase by the participating distributor.

This program is only available on qualifying clamshell-type heat exchangers. Following is a list of qualifying & non-qualifying models, based on current claims requested through Goodman Manufacturing:

Qualifying-NonQualifying Models

For HVAC Distributors customers, we have provided a link to the FURNACE REPLACEMENT PROGRAM AGREEMENT form on our web site for your convenience. Print this form to use for exchanges, then return the materials listed in Step 3, above, to your local HVAC Distributors branch.

Lochinvar Makes VIP Program Updates

The Lochinvar VIP Program is moving to a new website, www.LochinvarVIP.com.  lochinvar

The new site includes a fully mobile site with better functionality, including barcode scanning, allowing eligible products to be registered quicker than ever. Use a smart phone or tablet to scan the barcode on the unit while on the job site or save it for later and complete registrations back at the shop.

When the barcode is scanned, the system will automatically fill in the model and serial number, eliminating typing errors and saving valuable time.

To access the improved site and the new features you will be required to reset your password on your first login.

Not a Lochinvar VIP yet?

Sign up here and earn a $25 gift card for each Knight Boiler registered. Plus, submit your installation photos to the 2016-2017 Installation Showcase Contest for a chance to win a trip to Nashville!

Lochinvar Knight Boilers are in stock at HVAC Distributors. Order through your local branch, call us at 800.228.4822 or purchase one through Web Order Entry.

New Marketing Tool Available for Lochinvar VIP Contractors

Lochinvar has introduced a new marketing feature in conjunction with the 2015-2016 VIP Program. The “VIP Toolbox” is a customizable tool that allows you to place your logo and contact information on various marketing pieces and have them printed and delivered to your door FREE.

VIP Toolbox
Marketing piece samples

Check it out here.  Products include:

  • Door Hanger
  • Postcard
  • Bill Stuffer

Suggestions for other products are currently being accepted. Click here to send your suggestion to Lochinvar and  you just might see it incorporated soon!

Lochinvar Announces the 2015-2016 VIP Contractor Program

Lochinvar has announced the launch of its 2015-2016 VIP Contractor Program.

Kicking off on Oct. 1,2015, the program offers participating contractors numerous ways to earn prizes for their installations of Lochinvar’s residential boilers. From receiving Visa® Reward Cards for product registrations to participating in the VIP Installation Showcase contest on Facebook, participating contractors can take full advantage of the many perks of being a VIP this heating season.

Visit www.knightheatingboiler.com to register. If you’re already a VIP Contractor, you can log in to see this year’s program enhancements. Click the READ MORE for the highlights of the program.

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Now Available: Amana Equipment Reviews

Goodman has recently invested a great deal of time and resources into collecting thousands of consumer reviews on all of its products.  Amana equipment is averaging 4.7 out of 5 stars in customer satisfaction. Reviews are visible on each individual product page on the Amana consumer site – www.amana-hac.com and at www.amana-hac.com/reviews.  

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HVAC Distributors Providing Mercury Thermostat Recycling Option

For your convenience, each HVAC Distributors branch location provides safe mercury thermostat recycling.

This service is provided to you for free to ensure the safe disposal of hazardous materials.

The program is open for all brands of wall-mount mercury-containing thermostats. The only program requirement is that the thermostat must be whole and not leaking. Simply bring qualifying thermostats into one of our branches and our staff will take care of the rest.

If you have questions, contact us.

LG Perks Program to be Discontinued

LG has announced that its LG Perks program will be discontinued this year. A new program, not yet announced, will replace LG Perks and provide reward opportunities for LG contractors.

From LG:

No additional points will be awarded under the LG Perks program, effective May 22, 2015. Points that have already been awarded will not expire and remain in each user’s points bank until they are redeemed for reward items. Current LG Perks program participants will receive separate communications regarding important dates and program conclusion procedures.

LG Perks customers: Please keep an eye on your email for a communication from LG about the conclusion of LG Perks and the start of the new program.