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  1. #1
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    Decisions...Help me decide

    I live in Phoenix. We have a packaged heat pump on the roof and needs to
    be replaced. I've been quoted a Trane unit and a Carrier unit.

    Carrier - 50XT0603TP with Infinity control. 14.5 SEER/11.0 EER/8.0 HSPF
    Trane - XL16C with TCONT802. 15.2 SEER/11.5 EER/8.6 HSPF

    Which system should I get?

    Help!

  2. #2
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    Nobody?

  3. #3
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    Which has the better BTU out put at your lower heating temps.
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    How many times must one fix something before it is fixed?

  4. #4
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    Sorry for acting stupid, not really sure. How do I find these numbers?

  5. #5
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    You can find the ratings and BTUs Here

    Not the easiest site to use.

    Or, you can ask the contractors for the heating BTU output of those units at 17°F.
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  6. #6
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    The Trane is 55K of heat. Carrier is 56K. The Infinity control offers more bells & whistles. But you get a hair more efficiency summer & winter from the Trane. Check out the dealers carefully! That's more important.

  7. #7
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    Thanks "Baldloonie"...I've wittled my way down to two dealers. Thanks everyone for your help.

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