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    Westinghouse, Rheem or Lennox

    I have a Lennox furnace that is 27 years old, and is very inefficient. I live in Dayton, Ohio. Manual J comes out to 99000 on coldest day. All units are over 90,000 btu or over. Which manufacturer makes the most efficient system.

    Westinghouse systems is:
    Model FG6TL1---CVB with matching 3 ton coil
    model FT5DB036K Heatpump
    White-Rodgers 90 serise thermstat.

    Rheem system:
    Model RGGD-10EZCMS Furnace with RCFLHM3621 coil
    Model RPNL-036JAZ Heatpump
    Rheem Termostat 41-24312-04

    Lennox System:
    Model G61MPV-36C-090 Furnace
    Model XP140-36 Heatpump
    Model CR33-48C Coil W 49L25TXV
    Line set L15-41-50
    Model T8000 W/ OD sensor Thermostat

    Companies look sound and check out with the local BB. Warranties are all close to the same.


    Any thought advice would be helpful and appreciated.

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    RHEEM!

    The Mod with the matching stat will give you a comfort and quiet the rest only dream of Be sure they use the matching thermostat. The RPNL is a nice heat pump as well.

    We've sold some Nordyne products. They seem pretty decent with a super warranty. The FT5BD is an R22 unit, the FT4BD is R410a to compare to the RPNL. When you put a Nordyne system on a variable speed blower you end up at 14.00 SEER which may qualify you for a local rebate. If they use the FT4BD and CE36D44 coil, you end up at 15.00 SEER and get the federal tax credit, $300 less taxes to pay Be sure to request a Vision Pro IAQ for best comfort.

    Sorry, not a Lennox fan.

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    Coleman
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