Achiever Plus®: Heat Pump

Discover greater home comfort and outstanding value with the UP16AZ – the ultimate choice for homeowners. With advanced 3-stage heating and cooling, experience superior and more consistent comfort throughout your home. RP15AZ Two-Stage Scroll Compressor: Features two speeds (high and low) of cooling and heating, providing improved temperature control, lower humidity and greater efficiency compared to single-stage compressors.

  • Plus Quieter Operation ~60 db
  • Plus Cool Efficiency – Up to 17 SEER2 / 10.4 EER2
  • Plus Heat Efficiency – Up to 8.1 HSPF2
  • Plus Three Speed Operation (UP16AZ) or upgrade with EcoNet® for improved comfort control
  • Plus EcoNet® Precision Control Enabled

ENERGY STAR® certified Ruud Heat Pumps are designed to provide a versatile solution for year-round comfort. Harness the power of super-efficient heat pump technology to keep utility bills in check while ensuring maximum durability.

Discover Greater Home Comfort with Achiever Plus®.

Unlock the performance and comfort of your UP16AZ, when upgrading with an EcoNet® Precision Controller. This innovative addition enables inverter-driven, variable-speed technology with precise temperature control when operating between 45% to 70% of operation. This is a significant upgrade! For a complete Inverter-driven, variable-speed experience, explore our Ultra™ Series. Achiever Plus® UP16AZ offers three-stage operation when used with a regular smart thermostat.

Exact Comfort when paired with EcoNet® Precision Controller (UP16AZ only)

Add an EcoNet® (Optional) – Precision Control Hub and experience enhanced even-comfort, energy efficiency and humidity control. Inverter-driven, variable speed, twin rotary compressor technology features cooling operation between 40% and 70% of capacity (ramping up to 100% when required) to continuously meet your ever-changing cooling needs. You’ll enjoy exact temperature and advanced humidity control that combine to exceed your optimal comfort expectations.

EcoNet® unlocks UP16AZ inverter performance and precision comfort, reducing temperature fluctuations and cold spots for enhanced home comfort.

Model UP16AZ: Variable Speed Twin Rotary Compressor & Inverter Drive

EcoNet® Performance Boost: Unlocks inverter operation from 45 to 70% for improved comfort and precision control

Regular Smart Thermostat: 3 Speed Operation (Stage I @ 45%, Stage II @ 70%, Stage III @ 100%)

Model UP15AZ: Two-Stage

EcoNet® Precision Control: Not Available

Quiet Operation

Efficient home comfort shouldn’t be noisy. That’s why our heat pumps are engineered with acoustics in mind. Sound-dampening features such as refrigerant tubing design, fan blade approach, composite base pan and innovative compressor and drive technologies ensure that as efficiency increases, sound levels remain low.

Built for Longevity and Ease of Service

  • PlusOne® Diagnostics & Bluetooth Connectivity: With the Ruud Contractor & EcoNet® Apps, built-in technology makes advanced set-up, monitoring, troubleshooting, and repairing the product easier.
  • Brushless DC Condenser Motors (BLDC): Enhances reliability and allows for easier serviceability.
  • PlusOne® Triple Service Access: 15 in. wide, industry-leading corner service access, two fasteners, removable corners and individual louvre panels – makes service and repairs easier and faster.
  • PlusOne® Expanded Valve Space: 3 in. – 4 in. – 5 in. service valve space—provides a minimum working area of 27 square inches for easier access
120 months
120 months

$1 end-of-term ownership
Zero Up Front Cost
Breakdown Protection
Labour and repairs included
After-Hours Emergency Coverage
Parts Replacement10 Year / Warranty
Unit Replacement10 Year Conditional
Flexible Terms
Transferable Agreement