Preferred make of A/C for a replacement?

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Old 01-13-19, 04:22 PM
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Preferred make of A/C for a replacement?

Looking for you pros preferred A/C make for a replacement air conditioner & air handler? thanks
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Old 01-14-19, 01:43 PM
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Preferred brand is the brand that is installed correctly. All brands can be installed correctly but I see better installs on the higher end (name brand ) equipment. Trane, Lennox, Carrier. This will help but not a guarantee you will get a good install. Id get quotes and don't use the company that don't do a heat load with a normal quote.
 
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Old 01-14-19, 02:25 PM
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I agree. I like Rheem for good performance to cost. Goodman and Carrier are good alternatives.
Trane and American Standard are high end benchmarks but can be costly to service.

Two points to remember.....
1) The install is key to a long lasting system.
2) The higher the efficiency....... the more the energy savings..... the more costly to repair.
 
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Old 01-14-19, 07:36 PM
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Depends where you live kind of... Tempstar or goodmen IMO
 
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If cost is a factor you can consider buying a Goodman (or a limited number of other names) online and save a lot. There is a place in Florida that sells these units with everything you need at a considerable discount to local prices and I believe they have a list of approved, licensed contractors you can contact near you for the install work.

Goodman is often considered "builders grade" but they are good units with a good warranty.
 
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Old 01-16-19, 01:51 PM
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Nothing but issues with Goodman. Junk just like LG IMO.
 
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