Looks like my outside A/C unit croaked today. It had power and 24VAC
but was blowing the breaker. We had a lightning storm and a 5 year old
messing with thermostat.
My old unit is about 6+ years old.
So. It appears that there is no option to just replace the outside
unit, that I would have to replace both inside and outside units. (is
In any case, I would like some suggestions on well, honestly made A/C
systems, I mean something that was made with durability in mind. A lot
of companies provide "lists of features", but they hardly discuss how
well made their units are.
I looked into mine and was not impressed. No overload protections of
any kind, a lot of parts that should better be made with copper, made
of steel and rusted, etc etc. And yet, I am sure it came with some
long list of not so relevant features. So, before asking dealers, I
want to ask this newsgroup to see if there are any honest makers of