I currently reside in Korea but have a home in Va that I am renting out
while I am overseas.I have been reading multiple posts about the
equipment not being near as important as the installer. I can
understand that concept. I also have read multiple threads about how
Goodman is crap.
I need to install a heatpump in my rental house in Va. I am being
quoted $10,200 for an Amana 96% variable speed furnace and a 14.5 SEER
AC Heat Pump Comes with dual fuel, and a lifetime waranty on the
compressor and heat exchanger along with a 10 year waranty on parts and
Seeing as Goodman ownes Amana, I got several other quotes. I contacted
a Rheem dealer and he wants 9600 to install a Rheem 92.4% furnace with
a 13 SEER AC Heat Pump and it only comes with a 5 year waranty.
Both firms have good reputations and have been in business for 25 plus
years. My question is what are the professional thoughts on the Amana
with the longer waranty vs the Rheem with a lower SEER and a much
If you install either of these systems or have them in your house, I
would be interested in hearing what your thoughts are if you have the
time to post.