I've tried to read prev. posts..
I believe I have a good installer. They offer Trane and Amana. They
push Trane (prolly good discounts from Trane).
A 3 ton, 11 SEER Trane (XR11) is $2880 installed
A 3 ton, 11 SEER Amana (Prestige) is $2740 installed
I have a Coleman EVCON furnace (in a frame home.. I've heard that this
Nope...Markup is higher on the Trane stuff...much higher...
Thats complete? Indoor and outdoor unit, or just outdoor and matching coil
If no one is adding a matching coill to the furnace inside and its not a
complete price, go shopping again.
You are wasting your money then....and they are taking it.
Nope...not at all. Coleman is a rebadged York unit, better than the Amana by
a long shot..at least the new stuff, and Trane, keep in mind, has a hell of
a marketing program.
They all work fine, WHEN installed correctly.
BTW, Most of your York dealers, like me, will offer Coleman as an option
when pricing, simply because they cost US a bit less, currently.
Now..depending on the age of your existing furnace, it MIGHT NOT be a York
But, we put them in all the time, and you cant tell a Coleman from a York.
The only difference is the color of the decal.
Ones red, ones blue.
Great feedback. Thank you.
Those prices are for adding AC to my existing furnace (the Coleman).
I have no AC now, so I believe it would be both the outside compressor
unit and the indoor coil, all the electrical, etc, and a bypass,
drainless humidifier (in CO). That price is the finished job.. all
parts, all labor -- we have AC when it's done!
The house was built in 1992. I'm hoping I have the rebadged York.
Some folks kinda hint that this furnace is a cheapo, especially for
our neighborhood (350K & up).
Info on furnace:
Coleman EVCON DES 80
mod: 2880F766 (or that could be an "E" instead of an "F")
mfg EVCON, Wichita, KS
What might match best with this furnance then? the Amana or Trane --
or do I find a diff. installer to get a better matching system.. or
does the furnance and AC really not matter what brands.. just as long
as they are installed well integrated? Because at some time I'll need
to replace the furnace and don't want to be stuck with an AC unit then
that also has be re replaced.
I'm prolly gonna tear out my bsmt walls.. and add some more return air
ducting later. Previous owner kinda took some shortcuts.
On Fri, 8 Aug 2003 19:46:55 -0700, "CBHvac"
I rechecked the SN.. no letters.
All that info was on one label on the upper, right side wall (inside
the unit). The outside just says Colemand EVON D.E.S 80
The home was built in 92, but I suppose that does not mean the furnace
was new then.. mmm..
On Sat, 9 Aug 2003 20:45:14 -0700, "CBHvac"
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