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2 Ton, 16 to 18 SEER, 2-Stage Heat Pump, Comfortbridge Communications System Compatible, R-410A Refrigerant

2 Ton, 16 to 18 SEER, 2-Stage Heat Pump, Comfortbridge Communications System Compatible, R-410A Refrigerant

Model: Direct Comfort DC-GSZC180241

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Model: Direct Comfort DC-GSZC180241

Provides high efficiency heating and cooling

Sturdy design for long term durability

Built for simple installation and easy maintenance

Peace of mind with 10 year warranty (with registration)

$3,21600

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The Direct Comfort by Goodman® brand DC-GSZC180361 16 to 18 SEER Heat Pump uses the chlorine-free refrigerant R-410A and features energy efficiencies and operating sound levels that are among the best in the heating and cooling industry. The DC-GSZC180361 contains a High-efficiency two-stage scroll compressor, which provides improved temperature and humidity control. This unit is designed for the consumer who desires superb comfort and quiet operation.

All Direct Comfort by Goodman 16 to 18 SEER heat pumps must be installed with a bi-flow thermostatic expansion valve. This valve is installed in front of the indoor evaporator coil inline with the line set piping.

This heat pump requires an indoor air handler or evaporator coil as part of a complete system. What tonnage coil or air handler should you use? It depends on two factors about the outside portion of the heat pump system: 1) the tonnage, and 2) the efficiency rating (listed as "SEER"). Usually, high efficiency heat pumps are required to use a larger tonnage evaporator coil than the tonnage of the outside heat pump. (For example, a 2 ton heat pump might be paired with a 3 ton or 3.5 ton evaporator coil.) To find the specific coils or air handlers that are recommended by Direct Comfort by Goodman for this heat pump, please click on the Accessories tab below. 

In order to achieve the 18 SEER efficiency this heat pump must be installed with the manufacturer recommended evaporator coil, a Direct Comfort by Goodman variable speed furnace, variable speed air handler, or variable speed modular blower and thermostatic expansion valve (TXV). (See the Accessories tab above for most compatible products, or Direct Comfort by Goodman's spec sheet found under the Documents tab above to verify heat pump efficiency with particular equipment combinations.) An 18 SEER system will reduce your electric bill approximately 12% - 14% more than a 16 SEER system.

Need help putting a complete heat pump system together? Use our easy System Selector and we’ll do it for you!

This is a communicating piece of equipment and to achieve full efficiency and functionality it must be paired with a Direct Comfort by Goodman communicating furnace, air handler, or modular blower with evaporator coil. If pairing this with an alternate indoor unit you must verify that the indoor unit is compatible with a 2 stage cooling system and you will need part 0130M00485 for the installation. 

If pairing this unit with a Direct Comfort by Goodman communicating indoor natural gas/lp furnace in a dual fuel installation all of the staging is done through the communication between the furnace and heat pump and no specialized thermostat is required. If pairing this with any other fossil fuel furnace you will need a dual fuel capable thermostat such as the Honeywell TH8321WF1001 or TH6320WF2003.

Please note that this heat pump comes pre-charged with R-410A liquid refrigerant and by Federal law cannot be released to the atmosphere. You can purchase this equipment without being EPA certified, and if you are mechanically inclined you may perform about 90% of the equipment installation yourself. However we strongly recommend to have a professional heating/cooling contractor do the final part of the installation including managing the refrigerant. An HVAC contractor has the tools and know-how to do this work. Also, having a contractor perform the final startup and inspection of this heat pump validates your warranty with Alpine.

Standard Features:

  • R-410A chlorine-free refrigerant
  • High-efficiency two-stage scroll compressor
  • High density foam compressor sound blanket
  • ComfortAlert diagnostics
  • Comfortbridge Communications System compatible
  • Low pressure switch
  • Fully charged for 15' line set length
  • Factory installed filter dryer
  • Liquid refrigerant return protection
  • Highly efficient condenser fan motor
  • Copper tube / enhanced aluminum fin coil
  • AHRI Certified; ETL Listed

Cabinet Features:

  • Direct Comfort by Goodman® sound control top design
  • Wire fan discharge grille
  • Steel louver coil guard
  • Baked on powder-paint finish
  • Rust resistant coated screws
  • Compact footprint
  • Top and side maintenance access
  • Single panel access to controls with space provided for field-installed accessories
  • When properly anchored, meets the 2001 Florida Building Code unit integrity requirements for hurricane-type winds

Considering purchasing a furnace, air handler, or coil with this condenser? Visit our Central Heating & Cooling Systems page to find AHRI certified systems. 

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Specs
System Information
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Stages
Two Stage
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TXV Required
Yes
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Refrigerant
R-410A
Features
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Low Pressure Safety Switch
Yes
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High Pressure Safety Switch
Yes
Efficiency
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Energy Efficiency Ratio
13.0 - 14.0 EER
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SEER
17.0 - 18.5 SEER
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Heating Seasonal Performance Factor
9.2 - 10.0 HSPF
Performance
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Total Cooling Capacity
2 Ton(s)
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Maximum Heating Capacity
23000 BTU
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Base Cooling Capacity
23800 BTU
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Compressor Type
Scroll
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Noise Level
68 Decibels
Electrical Information
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Frequency
60 Hz
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Voltage Phase
1
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Minimum Ampacity
15.3 Amps
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Maximum Overcurrent Protection (Breaker)
35 Amps
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Voltage
208 - 230 Volts
Line Set Information
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Liquid Line Size (OD)
3/8 Inches
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Suction Line Size (OD)
7/8 Inches
Product Dimensions
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Width
35 1/2 Inches
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Depth
40 Inches
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Height
40 Inches
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Pad Size
36x36 Inches
Product Weight
230 lbs
Shipping Weight
250 lbs
Warranty
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Compressor Warranty
Lifetime With Online Registration
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Unit Replacement Warranty
With online registration 10 Years
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Parts Warranty
With Online Registration 10 Years
Certifications
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Qualifies for Govt. Money
No
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Approved for US Region(s)
North / Southeast / Southwest
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ENERGY STAR® Certified
No
Accessories

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Required Components for Installation

Alpine Home Air Products KIT016
Alpine Home Air Products KIT016
Basic AC Supplies Package With 8 Conductor Wire for 3/4 Inch Suction Line Systems
$7999
Alpine AG-DCT
Alpine AG-DCT
Safety Non-Fused Electrical Disconnect
$2199
Alpine AG-WHP10
Alpine AG-WHP10
1/2 x 48 Inches, #10 Gauge Electrical Whip
$2499
Alpine 61280251
Alpine 61280251
25 Foot 3/8 LL 3/4 SL Line Set
$16999
Goodman TX3N4
Goodman TX3N4
2 To 3 Ton TXV Kit - R-410A Refrigerant
$9999
AC Installation Supplies
Alpine Home Air Products CW8/50
Alpine Home Air Products CW8/50
50 Feet of 8 Conductor, 18 Gauge Thermostat Wire
$2999
Air Conditioning System Protectors
DiversiTech CGB-AER
DiversiTech CGB-AER
Coil Guard - Aerosol, Blue
$3299
DiversiTech DPSG-3S
DiversiTech DPSG-3S
Virginia KMP- LDE-3-S, Sight Glass, Sweat Connection, 3/8"
$2799
Honeywell FPC
Honeywell FPC
Freeze Protection Control
$6499
Equipment Supports
DiversiTech MP-3E (4-Pack)
DiversiTech MP-3E (4-Pack)
(4-Pack) Vibration Isolation Blocks
$1699
Hard-Start Capacitors
Goodman CSR-U-1
Goodman CSR-U-1
Hard-Start Kit for 1-2-3 Ton Heat Pumps
$5999
Horizontal Cased Evaporator Coils
Direct Comfort DC-CHPF3642C6
Direct Comfort DC-CHPF3642C6
3 to 3.5 Ton, W 26 x H 21 x D 21 1/8, Horizontal Cased Evaporator Coil
$49000
Mini-Split System Accessories
Mersen STXH240S05
Mersen STXH240S05
STXH240S05 Type 1 50kA 240/120V Split Phase Surge Protector
$9999
Outdoor Pads & Brackets
Alpine AG-PAD36
Alpine AG-PAD36
36" x 36" x 2" UV Resistant Plastic Condensing Unit Pad
$9999
DiversiTech HP3636-8
DiversiTech HP3636-8
36" x 36" x 8" Heat Pump Pad
$12999
DiversiTech HPR-6 (4-Pack)
DiversiTech HPR-6 (4-Pack)
(4-Pack) 6" Heat Pump Risers
$1999
Replacement Parts
Goodman 0130M00485
Goodman 0130M00485
7 Pin Connector - Replaces F043067500S (Legacy Wiring Connector)
$3499
Standard Split System Line Sets
Alpine 61280351
Alpine 61280351
35 Foot 3/8 LL 3/4 SL Line Set
$23999
Alpine 61280501
Alpine 61280501
50 Foot 3/8 LL 3/4 SL Line Set
$30999
Thermostats
Cielo Smart Thermostat Eco (White)
Cielo Smart Thermostat Eco (White)
Cielo Smart Thermostat Eco (White) - Smart Wi-Fi Air Conditioner Controller (Works with Alexa and Google Assistant)
$11999
Cielo Smart Thermostat Eco (Black)
Cielo Smart Thermostat Eco (Black)
Cielo Smart Thermostat Eco (Black) - Smart Wi-Fi Air Conditioner Controller (Works with Alexa and Google Assistant)
$11999
Honeywell TH6320WF2003
Honeywell TH6320WF2003
Lyric T6 Pro Wi-Fi Programmable Thermostat with stages up to 3 Heat/2 Cool Heat Pump or 2 Heat/2 Cool (compatible with Alexa and Google Assistant)
$21499
Honeywell TH8320R1003
Honeywell TH8320R1003
VisionPRO 8000 Programmable Touchscreen Thermostat, Three Stage Heat Two Stage Cool
$24999
Honeywell YTHX9421R5101WW
Honeywell YTHX9421R5101WW
Redesigned Prestige IAQ Kit, 4 Stage Heat / 2 Cool, w/HD Touchscreen, Equipment Interface Module and Duct Sensors, White
$45999
Tools
DiversiTech 358-20
DiversiTech 358-20
Foam-Plus™ Foaming Condenser Coil Cleaner - 19 oz. Aerosol
$999
Variable Speed Modular Blowers
Direct Comfort DC-MBVC1201AA-1
Direct Comfort DC-MBVC1201AA-1
1.5 to 3 Ton, 17.5" Wide, Variable Speed Modular Blower w/ ComfortBridge Technology
$85000
Direct Comfort DC-MBVC1601AA-1
Direct Comfort DC-MBVC1601AA-1
3.5 to 4 Ton, 21" Wide, Variable Speed Modular Blower w/ ComfortBridge Technology
$89000
Vertical Cased Evaporator Coils
Direct Comfort DC-CAPFA2318C6
Direct Comfort DC-CAPFA2318C6
2 Ton, W 21 x H 18 x D 21, Painted Cased Evaporator Coil
$34000
Direct Comfort DC-CAPFA2418C6
Direct Comfort DC-CAPFA2418C6
2 Ton, W 21 x H 18 x D 21, Painted Cased Evaporator Coil
$39000
Direct Comfort DC-CAPFA2422A6
Direct Comfort DC-CAPFA2422A6
2 Ton, W 14 x H 18 x D 21, Painted Cased Evaporator Coil
$38000
Direct Comfort DC-CAPFA2422C6
Direct Comfort DC-CAPFA2422C6
2 Ton, W 21 x H 22 x D 21, Painted Cased Evaporator Coil
$40000
Direct Comfort DC-CAPF3137B6
Direct Comfort DC-CAPF3137B6
2.5 to 3 Ton, W 17 1/2 x H 30 x D 21, Painted Cased Evaporator Coil
$45000
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