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RUUD Achiever Series: Single Stage (RA14)


  • Efficiencies up to 16 SEER/13 SEER
  • Expanded Valve Space
  • Triple Service Access

The Ruud Achiever® Series Air Conditioners were developed using our 360°+1 design philosophy, which means every detail of the product is meticulously evaluated from every angle. We consider the work that goes into installing and servicing our products, as well as how we can deliver the very best homeowner experience. And then we take it a step further. That’s 360°+1. And that’s why you can count on your Ruud Air Conditioning unit to bring you and your family years of comfort.

New composite base pan

Dampens sound, captures louver panels, eliminates corrosion and reduces number of fasteners needed

Improved tubing design

Reduces vibration and stress, making unit quieter and reducing opportunity for leaks

Optimized defrost characteristics

Decrease defrosting and provide better home comfort

Powder coat paint system

For a long lasting professional finish

Optimized reversing valve sizing

Improves shifting performance for quieter unit operation and increased life of the system

Enhanced mufflers

Help to dissipate vibration energy for quieter unit operation

Scroll compressor

A sound abating feature added to the compressor significantly reduces noise when system transitions in and out of defrost mode

Modern cabinet aesthetics

Increased curb appeal with visually appealing design

Curved louver panels

Provide ultimate coil protection, enhance cabinet strength, and increased cabinet rigidity

Optimized fan orifice

Optimizes airflow and reduces unit sound

Rust resistant screws

Confirmed through 1500-hour salt spray testing

PlusOne™ Expanded Valve Space - 3″-4″-5″ service valve space

Provides a minimum working area of 27-square inches for easier access

Integrated heat pump lift receptacle

Allows standard CPVC stands to be inserted into the base

PlusOne™ Triple Service Access

15″ wide, industry leading corner service access – makes repairs easier and faster. The two fastener removable corner allows optimal access to internal unit components. Individual louver panels come out once fastener is removed, for faster coil cleaning and easier cabinet reassembly

Diagnostic service window with two-fastener opening

Provides access to the TXV valves and the heat pump reversing valve before opening the unit.

External gauge port access

Allows easy connection of “low-loss” gauge ports

Single-row condenser coil

Makes unit lighter and allows thorough coil cleaning to maintain “out of the box” performance

35% fewer cabinet fasteners and fastener-free base

Allow for faster access to internal components and hassle-free panel removal

Service trays

Hold fasteners or caps during service calls

QR code

Provides technical information on demand for faster service calls

Fan motor harness with extra-long wires

Allows unit top to be removed without disconnecting fan wire