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  1. Go with #1. Your in a bind but it doesn't seem...

    Go with #1. Your in a bind but it doesn't seem like he's using the situation to take advantage $$$ of you. Sounds like a professional to me.

    #2 and #5, use those 2 for laughs at a party.
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    The Goodman's red badge will attract more bees....

    The Goodman's red badge will attract more bees. Ask for the Amana.
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    American Standard

    American Standard
  4. Thread: 410A v.s. R22

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    I put it in my profile yak. Look at the post and...

    I put it in my profile yak. Look at the post and click on profile.
  5. Thread: 410A v.s. R22

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    Yak, I also have a 1000/1100 sf condo in NJ...

    Yak, I also have a 1000/1100 sf condo in NJ (South, Gloucester County)and have just replaced my HVAC system. I could not replace my lineset, so I went with the R22. I got an American Standard (they...
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    Maybe it's really a Goodman he installed. He...

    Maybe it's really a Goodman he installed. He probably just spray painted it "carrier grey" and glued and old carrier badge over the goodman badge. They have the same amount of letters in the name so...
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    All of the brands you mentioned, Carrier, Bryant,...

    All of the brands you mentioned, Carrier, Bryant, Trane are quality brands. American Standard makes Trane, they are also a quality brand. Lennox, Rheem and York are also quality brands. That's not...
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    you need to be more specific. what type of rain?...

    you need to be more specific. what type of rain? a light rain, a drizzle or a heavy downpour? during a hurricane i do know you have to pay double time, that's because the tools tend to fly around and...
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    75 or 76 for me when home, 78 when not home....

    75 or 76 for me when home, 78 when not home. programmable stat.
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    I have an american standard freedom 80, variable...

    I have an american standard freedom 80, variable speed furnace.
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    a/c condenser from china sounds kinda scary to me...

    a/c condenser from china sounds kinda scary to me too. how about calling a carrier, trane, or rheem dealer. their mid to lower end stuff might be comparable in cost. ask about payne from a carrier...
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    Same stuff except for a few of Trane's high seer...

    Same stuff except for a few of Trane's high seer a/c units and a different top here and there. Not built better, same stuff, different name plate. Yes, unless you go with the extremely high end a/c,...
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    Go with AS and upgrade to a 10 year warranty,...

    Go with AS and upgrade to a 10 year warranty, you'll still be ahead of the game.
  14. Check out American Standard. Same stuff, save a...

    Check out American Standard. Same stuff, save a few $$$.
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    Get a good garden hose and then super glue some...

    Get a good garden hose and then super glue some drinking straws together. That will work well for someone on a budget.
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    I wanna see a picture of the new TV.

    I wanna see a picture of the new TV.
  17. Rob, Just make sure you get a skinny...

    Rob,

    Just make sure you get a skinny installer, looks like a tight fit in that closet.

    Vince
  18. Good decision Joy. I just had a AS system put in....

    Good decision Joy. I just had a AS system put in. Good stuff, quality equipment. You'll get a lot more bang for your buck by upgrading to the 16 seer than you would if you would have went with the...
  19. Sounds like a heat pump would be great for your...

    Sounds like a heat pump would be great for your situation. From all the opinions I've heard on here, Trane makes the best. Go mid-level and up with variable speed air handler. Stay away from the...
  20. Thread: Filters

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    Thanks Kevin. Next time i go to Lowes, I'll check...

    Thanks Kevin. Next time i go to Lowes, I'll check them out.
  21. Thread: Filters

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    How about filters rated 5,6,7,8 merv? Same...

    How about filters rated 5,6,7,8 merv? Same difference or are those less restrictive?
  22. Thread: Filters

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    Do those newer Merv 10 + pleated air filters...

    Do those newer Merv 10 + pleated air filters really restrict air flow. If they do, is it substantial? Those Filtrate, Flanders/Natural Aire filters seem to be all over the place. Are there any...
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    Hate to say it, but that whole job looks like...

    Hate to say it, but that whole job looks like crap. I would not accept a damaged furnace. Your paying for a new undamaged furnace, let them install a new undamaged furnace. Also, what's up with that...
  24. Thread: diy

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    DIY, Go down to the basement and take your...

    DIY,

    Go down to the basement and take your heater apart, and if you have one, go out and take your a/c condenser apart. If you can't get it back together or lose interest, then you know the HVAC...
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    Freezer on the top for me, easier to find the ice...

    Freezer on the top for me, easier to find the ice cream.

    With fridges, dishwashers, and washers and dryers, Whirlpool is hard to beat.
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    Thanks Tiger. I did e-mail them at that adress...

    Thanks Tiger. I did e-mail them at that adress and they e-mailed me back a #. I called the number 3X and keep getting a paper company. I e-mailed them back and they gave me the same number, so I'm...
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    Anybody have the phone number for American...

    Anybody have the phone number for American Standard in TX. Sent them an e-mail, but the number they e-mailed back is not correct.

    Vince
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    Go with the Takagi, best sounding name out of the...

    Go with the Takagi, best sounding name out of the bunch.
  29. Thread: Amana Furnace

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    Turtle, was the time of production 44071 AM, or...

    Turtle, was the time of production 44071 AM, or 44071 PM. ??
  30. Thread: Amana Furnace

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    12 year old, used furnace. I shoulda thought of...

    12 year old, used furnace. I shoulda thought of that, coulda saved some $$$$.
  31. Thread: 2 Speed A/C Fan

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    Thanks guys, Nina! Vince

    Thanks guys, Nina!

    Vince
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    Help, I just had a system installed a few...

    Help,

    I just had a system installed a few weeks ago so I know from experience that the model and model # should be clearly stated on the contract. Unfortunately, I think the old bait and switch...
  33. Thread: 2 Speed A/C Fan

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    I have an AS Allegiance 14 seer a/c and the specs...

    I have an AS Allegiance 14 seer a/c and the specs say it has a 2 speed fan motor. I have a VS furnace and I'm familiar with how the newer high seer VS condensers work. I'm trying to find out when/why...
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    Do the right thing. Infinity VS furnace,...

    Do the right thing. Infinity VS furnace, Performance a/c. Man, don't match a top of the line furnace with a lower end a/c. That would be like putting bicycle tires on a Mercedes.
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    Ray, I also live in NJ and just had a new system...

    Ray, I also live in NJ and just had a new system installed. I had quotes on the same Trane system you mentioned. Thats pretty good stuff. I eventually went with the American Standard VS-80% furnace,...
  36. Stick with the copper CN, as long as you don't...

    Stick with the copper CN, as long as you don't kink it, you'll be fine. I just did mine. First I bought one of those flexible PVC kits, and then I decided to go with copper. I'd hate to have that PVC...
  37. Thread: Is it Running??

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    Wish I did Bill, maybe I could of gotten the 10%...

    Wish I did Bill, maybe I could of gotten the 10% employee discount on the equipment.
  38. Thread: Is it Running??

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    I like the streamers idea JR. Red, white and blue...

    I like the streamers idea JR. Red, white and blue for Memorial Day and the Fourth of July.

    Vince
  39. Thread: Is it Running??

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    Stayed home yesterday to work around the house...

    Stayed home yesterday to work around the house and had a chance to try out the new A/C (AS Allegiance 14 with VS Furnace)that was installed last week. When I took out some trash and walked by the...
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    Frank, what was in this $5,000. closet? I just...

    Frank, what was in this $5,000. closet? I just put all new shelving in my WIC. Cost me about $120. (filled up the cart at Home Depot and speared a couple of unsuspecting shoppers with the shelving...
  41. Thread: Nordyne

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    I guess Philly/South Jersey doesn't have any "top...

    I guess Philly/South Jersey doesn't have any "top notch" distributors. If I ever see a Maytag, I'm gonna take a pic with the digital and post it. If it's got a stainless steel case it will probably...
  42. Thread: Nordyne

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    Thanks guys! Tiger, no buyers remorse for me,...

    Thanks guys!

    Tiger, no buyers remorse for me, happy with AS. Just curious.

    It's funny, I just put in a new kitchen and bought all the appliances form Sears (Kenmore). They don't make squat. So...
  43. Thread: Nordyne

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    Over the past few days I've seen some posts about...

    Over the past few days I've seen some posts about Frigidaire and Maytag equipment, and according to the posts, these brands are manufactured by Nordyne. In my area, South Jersey/Philly, these brands...
  44. Joy, I agree with Dog, find a few...

    Joy,

    I agree with Dog, find a few smaller/family operated dealers and get a few quotes from them. Usually, Dad gives the quote, installs with son/son in law or helper and mom/daughter/daughter in...
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    Staying in house 1 year + $700.00 less = Goodman.

    Staying in house 1 year + $700.00 less = Goodman.
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    I'm not a HVAC pro, but I agree with Tiger. If...

    I'm not a HVAC pro, but I agree with Tiger. If you need somewhere between 3 and 3.5 tons, and live in Florida, play it safe and go 3.5 tons. You would have a real mess on your hands if you install...
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    Good stuff, had a VS furnace and 14 seer a/c unit...

    Good stuff, had a VS furnace and 14 seer a/c unit installed this week. The VS furnace is great, on low speed you can hardly hear the thing running. Same thing when they were testing the comfort-r...
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    Just my unprofessional (I've learned alot from...

    Just my unprofessional (I've learned alot from the pros on this forum) opinion, but I would definitely go with the variable speed/two stage furnace. The advantages are well worth the added $$$....
  49. Thread: Humidifiers

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    I want to have a humidifier installed when the...

    I want to have a humidifier installed when the new HVAC system is installed. Performance wise, is there any significant differences between a power humidifier and by-pass humidifier?? I understand...
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    When I was getting quotes to replace my HVAC...

    When I was getting quotes to replace my HVAC system, I was told by an Authorized Carrier dealer that a price increase will go in effect May 1st. If I remember correctly, I think she quoted a 5%...
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