Question about Amana Heating & Cooling
I am looking a 5 ton 14 or 16 SEER, single stage compressor.
don't know which evaporator is best.
80% furnace 90 or 105 mbtu
I have a 10 years old Amana 5 ton AC. The service man syas Ineed an new Coil (leaking freon. He quoted $2700 for the cheapeast one. Can I get a better price by shopping around?
Posted on Apr 18, 2010
I believe you are asking which furnace to go with?
Just some clarification first.
The "condensor" is the outdoor unit.
A "Compressor" is the device inside the outdoor unit that pumps and "compresses" the refridgerant.
An evaporator is the indoor coil, it has refridgerant running through it.
The furnace is completely seperat from the condensor and evaporator.
I "THINK" you are saying that you are looking to buy an AMANA system with a 5 ton 14 to 16 SEER condensor, and a furnace, but you need suggestions on the furnace.
typically when you purchace a condensor, the evaporator coil is simply matched by the manufacturer to the specific condensor you purchace, there is no choosing to deal with. All condensors ofcourse come with a compressor already installed.
If my assumption about your request is correct, maybe this will help.
Amana's 90+ furnaces are great units. I would recomend them to anyone. The 80+ uses a somewhat inferior heat exchanger, and is ofcourse less efficient.
Anything higher than a 90+ can take quite a while to recoup the costs of the enitial purchace through your efficiency savings.
If it were my home, I would go with the 90+ furnace, and the 16 SEER Condensor/evaporator system. But ultimatly, its up to you, your efficiency standards and your wallets potential.
If you live in a northern state where AC is little needed, I'd go with the 14 SEER AC.
Again, an initial cost verses long term savings issue.
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