Here’s what my investigation revealed:
What you need to know before signing anything:
Don’t like the service person who comes to your home? Slow response to your repair calls? You can’t switch service providers – you must use the company who leased you the system, or the company they choose, to service and maintain your equipment. In many cases, you also agree to allow them to access your property whenever they choose.
I also encourage you to do your own research. If you want to learn more about what real customers have to say about this approach, simply Google the words “Canadian HVAC rental model complaints”.