I have a contractor that offers good service and he offered me two
different systems, one as Westinghouse and one a Reem. The price
differential will be around $300-$600 for a similar spec system (2.5
ton/80% efficiency furnace). Is it worth the extra money to buy the
Where do you live, what are your heating bills, what Zone? Why are you
not looking at 94.5% efficient furnaces. It`s called investment-pay
back = intelligence. Unless you live way south where heating is needed
only a month a year or so than I understand. But up North here we go
broke paying the gas heat every winter.
Look at the support the wholesaler gives the contractor.
Our local Fridgidaire dist came up gangbusters on startup, but could not
support their contractors. The people that had their stuff installed are
possibly in trouble....
This is Turtle.
Comparing a Westinghouse with a Rheem is like comparing a Yugo with a Rolles
Royce . I'm not saying the price difference make me any difference at all but I
would rather have a Rheem if I could afford it. I sell different brands in my
hvac business but with a choice of a westinghouse or a Rheem. Rheem would win
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