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    The best value is option #1, however I would want...

    The best value is option #1, however I would want to see a load calc for cooling.

    Having said that, the modulating furnace and the 2 stage XR17 are more about comfort rather than savings.

    And...
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    10 HSPF ...

    10 HSPF


    6750234 Active Systems TRANE XV18I TRANE 4TWV8036A1 *AM8C0C36V31 1105 665 465 35000 13.00 18.00 32200 10.00 25200 1 HRCU-A-CB Yes 241 596 Yes
  3. You have the wrong stat for your location/climate...

    You have the wrong stat for your location/climate with high summertime humidity.

    Yes to question #1.

    I would suggest HW Prestige thermostat and have dehumidify on demand set up. Obviously you...
  4. First off you should keep all your posts together...

    First off you should keep all your posts together in one thread rather than starting new threads for another question. Easier for pros to follow and help you. As to this latest,you must have a...
  5. Your blueprint appears to be incomplete as far as...

    Your blueprint appears to be incomplete as far as providing all measurements of living area for the upstairs system. Again put the burden on the dealer for providing load calc for cooling. That will...
  6. I think your biggest challenge is getting sized...

    I think your biggest challenge is getting sized correctly. The XV80 is a great furnace. Whether XR17 2 stage or XR15/XR16 single stage, sizing is critical. I would want the XV80 60K size based on...
  7. Not a fan of electronic cleaners, mainly because...

    Not a fan of electronic cleaners, mainly because of maintenance and cleaning schedule. i am a big believer in the KISS principle when applicable. Since you are looking at Trane's XV80, I like and...
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    XL824 ...

    XL824

    http://www.trane.com/residential/en/products/thermostats-and-controls/connected-controls/xl824.html
  9. To be clear, I assume the downstairs system...

    To be clear, I assume the downstairs system serves the large 2 story family room. What is your calculated living area for upstairs system?Confirm back.

    IMO
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    Dealer speced the XL824. I agree. Make certain...

    Dealer speced the XL824. I agree. Make certain dehumidify on demand is setup.

    IMO
  11. You would be wasting your money on the HP option....

    You would be wasting your money on the HP option. Save it and put your funds toward a good 2 stage var speed furnace model properly sized. And by all means, get a load calc in writing for cooling....
  12. Since you live in an area/climate that can only...

    Since you live in an area/climate that can only be described as having relatively mild winters, I would want to see in writing a load calculation for cooling to help determine both AC sizing and...
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    The Trane is the better of the 3 listed plus it...

    The Trane is the better of the 3 listed plus it has demand defrost.


    7564274 Active Systems TRANE XL16I TRANE 4TWX6030H1 TEM6A0B30H21+TDR 850 ...
  14. Here is a rough fuel comparison to be used as a...

    Here is a rough fuel comparison to be used as a guide only. I assume furnace will be located in attic and usually that means an 80% efficiency model. Even at that, I would forget the HP idea and go...
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    What is location? I assume you are all electric...

    What is location? I assume you are all electric and will require best matching var speed air handler.

    New Heat Pump System

    Here is my general min spec sheet for new system. both outside and...
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    EDD known as demand defrost has 2 major...

    EDD known as demand defrost has 2 major advantages. First it eliminates/reduces unnecessary and costly defrost calls compared to the cheap and standard time/temp defrost feature. And second, demand...
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    Here you go. Bryant Mdl 225BNA single stage HP...

    Here you go.

    Bryant Mdl 225BNA single stage HP condenser

    6950612 Active Systems BRYANT HEATING AND COOLING SYSTEMS PREFERRED SERIES PURON HP BRYANT HEATING AND COOLING SYSTEMS 225BNA030****A ...
  18. 6937312 Active Systems BRYANT HEATING AND COOLING...

    6937312 Active Systems BRYANT HEATING AND COOLING SYSTEMS PREFERRED SERIES PURON HP BRYANT HEATING AND COOLING SYSTEMS 226ANA036****B FV4CN(B,F)005L 1050 840 ...
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    New Heat Pump System Here is my general min...

    New Heat Pump System

    Here is my general min spec sheet for new system. both outside and inside units should be replaced to have a properly matched system.

    15 SEER, 12.5+ EER, 9 HSPF
    best...
  20. What size is existing heat strip? I don't like...

    What size is existing heat strip? I don't like the Bryant configuration. An Evolution condenser with a Preferred series VS air handler. I would suggest dropping down to the Preferred HP Mdl 226a...
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    Very low end POJ...

    Very low end POJ...
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    North?...OP says eastern WVa panhandle near...

    North?...OP says eastern WVa panhandle near DC...his words summers hot, winters cold...

    IMO
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    I prefer that HP condenser has demand defrost....

    I prefer that HP condenser has demand defrost. Bryant does not offer that feature. You did not list the Bryant HP model number being quoted. With that said, my first choice would be matching FV...
  24. What brand, model, size, age is your furnace?

    What brand, model, size, age is your furnace?
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    Baldie is correct. Not to be oversized is a must....

    Baldie is correct. Not to be oversized is a must. However if going with a basic single stage system both furnace and AC condenser, I strongly recommend a high eff blower whether furnace is 80% or 95%...
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    I would want a model that has high eff blower...

    I would want a model that has high eff blower along with correctly sized heat strip. If you live in area with a hard winter, I think an outside HP condenser is advisable.

    IMO
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    Size of home? Location? Yes, I would say you...

    Size of home? Location?

    Yes, I would say you should have stayed with a 3 ton and a Carrier Thermidistat to handle humidity control.

    Of course, charge should be spot on and delta T checked....
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    Trane XR14 2 ton dimensional footprint ...

    Trane XR14 2 ton dimensional footprint

    4TWR4024D 23,600 2 33 33 30 h x w x d
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    The first two quotes are low end, take note of...

    The first two quotes are low end, take note of eff numbers particularly HSPf and then the last quote is overkill and mighty expensive. You can do better than this.

    IMO
  30. The obvious question that needs to be answered is...

    The obvious question that needs to be answered is how did the 2 ton system perform both heating and cooling? What specifically were the problems if any? How many returns for upstairs? Size of heat...
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    The XV80 is a tried and true 2 stage var speed...

    The XV80 is a tried and true 2 stage var speed 80% eff furnace. Forget the 80K size model. I am sure it would short cycle which will cause you poor comfort and most likely would shorten its life. The...
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    Brand and model grade do matter. What is your...

    Brand and model grade do matter. What is your location? Depending on where you live, I would want HP to have electronic demand defrost. Carrier/Bryant do not offer that feature while Am Standard...
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    Based on your location and size of home and...

    Based on your location and size of home and without a load calc in hand, I would say an 80K furnace is grossly oversized. Go with the 60K size.

    As to XT80, it is single stage with high eff blower....
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    Even I get confused by the method AmStd...

    Even I get confused by the method AmStd identifies their models including AC condensers. If I am not mistaken, you are considering the equivalent to Trane's XB series. These condensers are a bit...
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    What size furnace-BTUs please, a 60 K? Perfect...

    What size furnace-BTUs please, a 60 K?

    Perfect Fit is the media cabinet I have and would recommend to you.

    Post back.
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    What size furnaces quoted? All of this is good...

    What size furnaces quoted? All of this is good equipment if sized correctly. Option #1 is a single stage furnace with high eff blower. All furnaces quoted are 80% eff models. Have you considered...
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    For your location, I would want electronic demand...

    For your location, I would want electronic demand defrost feature plus a minimum of 9 HSPF heating efficiency for an AHRI matched system.

    IMO
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    Option 1 is the superior quote based on the...

    Option 1 is the superior quote based on the model/size selection. Option 2, 4 as well except for the 80% eff furnaces which I think is a mistake. Option 3 a low end system.

    I question though the...
  39. Trane XR13 with matching evap coil or exact same...

    Trane XR13 with matching evap coil or exact same from sister company Am Standard...
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    You will need a high eff or var speed blower...

    You will need a high eff or var speed blower motor on furnace or handler for either of these choices. What size condenser are you replacing? I prefer Trane Perfect Fit pleated filter media cabinet...
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    The question of matching air handler or...

    The question of matching air handler or furnace/evap coil was asked but not answered. Even so with the small condenser, the price difference of the XR16 over the XR14 may not be worth the upgrade.
    ...
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    I would not have the XR80 furnace. If not the...

    I would not have the XR80 furnace. If not the more expensive XV80 2 stage var speed furnace, then consider the XT80 with the high eff blower motor. The higher the SEER AC, the more expensive. Look at...
  43. a good value system...same available from AmStd ...

    a good value system...same available from AmStd

    6059568 Active Systems TRANE XR13 TRANE 4TWR3018D1 *AM7A0B30H21 605 18400 12.50 14.50 17700 8.50 11000 1 HRCU-A-CB 157 467
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    For aircooled Why a non communicating...

    For aircooled

    Why a non communicating condenser paired with a communicating air handler? What's the benefit over the TAM7 or new TEM6?

    TD
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    Add XR17 2 stage condenser, only available in...

    Add XR17 2 stage condenser, only available in full ton sizes. Both XR17 and XR16 should be paired with var speed air handler. And just so you know both these models available from Trane's sister...
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    The same question could be asked of you. What's...

    The same question could be asked of you.
    What's wrong with a matching Carrier condenser with their ALA evap coil. I never have liked the idea of mixing brands when one doesn't have to.

    IMO
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    I still believe you are off track. I would...

    I still believe you are off track. I would consider Carrier's Performance 16 with matching Carrier ALA evap coil before a mismatched Trane condenser and coil.

    IMO
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    I will be a contrarian. Probably not what you...

    I will be a contrarian. Probably not what you want to hear. But since you have the older Infinity 2 stg Infinity furnace and I assume the Infinity controller, I would put in an Infinity 2 stg...
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    I think it's a mistake to consider anything other...

    I think it's a mistake to consider anything other than the best matching Trane evap coil.

    TD
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    Pairing with what furnace or air handler? Must be...

    Pairing with what furnace or air handler? Must be a matching AHRI system. Not a great deal of field history on these var speed condensers of any high end brand.

    IMO
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