Carrier Performance Compact Series

Performance Series Compact Air Conditioners

Models: 38HDR

Compact Unit Fits Tight Spaces For Many Installation Options

The small footprint of the Compact Central Air Conditioner lets you install it as close as six inches away from your home, or place it on a roof or deck. And we engineered it with the advanced efficiency you expect, with up to 15 SEER rating.




Energy Efficiency

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Quiet Level

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  • Ultra compact for small spaces
  • Environmentally sound Puron® refrigerant
  • Up to 15 SEER
  • As low as 66 dB2
  • Silencer System II™
  • WeatherArmor™ Protection System
  • Filter drier for reliable operation
  • 10-year parts limited warranty when properly registered1


EfficiencyUp to 15 SEER
Limited Warranty10-year parts limited warranty when properly registered1
DetailsAll Carrier air conditioner products achieving system combinations of 14.5 SEER and 12 EER or higher meet the ENERGY STAR guidelines for efficiency. Proper sizing and installation of equipment is critical to achieve optimal performance. Air conditioners must be matched with appropriate indoor coil components to meet ENERGY STAR criteria. Ask your contractor for details or visit the ENERGY STAR website.
Quiet Level2 As low as 68 dB
FeaturesSound suppressing compressor compartment
Controls SupportedEdge® and Comfort™ thermostats
RefrigerantEnvironmentally-sound Puron® refrigerant
CompressorSingle-stage Scroll
Cooling Capacity (tons)Up to 5
Pressure SwitchesHigh and Low
ConstructionGalvanized steel
PaintBaked-on, powder coat paint
Coil GuardHeavy-duty, wire fan guard
  1. To the original owner, a 10-year parts limited warranty upon timely registration of your new equipment. Warranty period is 5 years if not registered within 90 days. Jurisdictions where warranty benefits cannot be conditioned on registration will automatically receive a 10-year parts limited warranty. See warranty certificate for complete details. Ask your Carrier dealer about optional extended warranties which may include labor.
  2. Quietest size within each model group during most common operating condition.