Hi, I was hoping some of you could give me your opinion on the price I
was quoted for a new air handler in my 1100 sq foot 2/2 apartment in
2.5 Ton Air Handler (Brand??) Attic Install
7.5 KW Heater
Secondary Drain Pan Install
Over Flow Switch (Electrical)
Reconnect existing electrical and plenums
5 Year Warranty on Coils
Total cost $1900
He said it's a big job and would be about 7 hours of labor, with I'm
assuming at least one assistant. (He was alone today.)
The old air handler is a Carrier from 1984 so I guess that's a
reasonably long life. The outside unit is a MARS/GE from the early
On Wed, 12 Dec 2007 10:51:53 -0800 (PST), Paul Michaels
You know what they say about "ASSuming"? ....and obviously, you
Would you feel better if 2 or 3 people were up there and got it done
Maybe you'd feel better if a young kid did it alone and took 2 or 3
days to install it?
How did you get someone to install that so cheap?
Maybe you should have got up there in the attic with the installer for
about 1/2 hr or more about 3 oclock and see what you thought of that
Maybe the question you should be asking is what are you going to do in 7
years when R-22 refrigerant becomes scarce and *VERY* expen$ive??? Will that
$1800 air handler have been worth the money when you have to pay $100/lb to
gas up that system??
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