replacing split system in a 1987 2 story 2000 sq. ft. house including replacing all duct work. I will be finishing room in WALK-UP ATTIC at a later date. I have heard damper system will help me out with walk up room. So far I am think this is what I think I want:
Downstairs: 2-TON, Trane XL1400, 80 afue(standard), 13 seer, 2 stage variable speed, natural gas heat.
Upstairs:2 ton, Trane XL16i 13 seer,2 stage cooling with multi-stage fan(because this uses r-410a,and not sure about new freon and having 2 different types freon at same house, I may switch to XL15i,), XL80 80 afue Furnace. My questions are:
1. I would like to know if my choices are reasonable, these are pricey systems but not moving for at least 7 yrs.
2. Is the XL16i overkill, I don't see any other unit Trane makes with variable speed?
thanks! great forum
forgot to mention that I live in Raleigh nc, hot summers, not too harsh winters
>>> Edit: Moved double post to your original post. <<<
[Edited by jrbenny on 03-10-2006 at 07:02 AM]