I just wanted to let you guys know what kind of effect spending too much time on this site does for a consumer.
After making up my mind about the HVAC for my new home (80% single stage and 13 SEER), last night I had an epiphany (never get to use that word in my work) and I just decided I am going to spend a few thousand more and go with a 90%+ with VS (probably Rheem modulating) and a higher SEER AC.
So here was my experience with this site:
Ignorance > Confusion > Enough knowledge to be dangerous >
More confusion > A little more knowledge > First conclusion> A little more knowledge > Conclusion I'm just being too cheap > Final conclusion.
So I'll get a better system and not go on vacation next year.