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  1. #1
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    Question

    I'm looking to purchase a brand new Heat pump, Blowers, coils...the whole package. What is the best unit, the middle and the low end unit. I'm looking to purchase a 3.5 ton unit. Can you please help me, I'm looking for the MIDDLE...not the high end and not the low end. Which one of these (Amana, Rheem, Trane or York)
    Thanks
    Bobbart Eastern PA.
    PS...I will need to decide by the end of this week.

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    The premium line of any of those brands would be just fine. Best warranties, best construction, quietest... All have a lower end unit which aren't as fancy. Personally I'd spend the extra for the higher model.

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    Start thinking about which installer is going to do the work correctly, a poor install can make any system fail. A good one will make a Middle of the road unit operate like a middle of the road unit.

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    All of them are good unless you get the buidler's model equipment. Any of them will fail prematurely if not installed correctly. None of them will live up to their efficiency rating if certain requirements aren't met which seem to be often overlooked. Best to get an installer that knows the trade well.

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    You ever see "small" eggs any more? No! They are medium, large and extra large or jumbo.

    Same philosophy with HVAC. You can get "good", "better" and "best" and you can get any of the three all the same brand with any brand.
    Government is a disease...
    ...masquerading as its own cure…
    Ecclesiastes 10:2 NIV


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    I asked a simple question.????????????

    I asked a simple question..but no one came back with a good reply but mumber jumber. ALL I wanted to know is "what is the best and middle end system" ..that's all. I am not asking about installers, I'm asking about brand names >>>>>(Amana, Rheem, Trane or York) real simple to answer.
    Thank You
    Bobbart

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    Re: I asked a simple question.????????????

    Originally posted by bobbart
    I asked a simple question..but no one came back with a good reply but mumber jumber. ALL I wanted to know is "what is the best and middle end system" ..that's all. I am not asking about installers, I'm asking about brand names >>>>>(Amana, Rheem, Trane or York) real simple to answer.
    Thank You
    Bobbart
    I don't think you realize your question has been answered.

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    bobbart,

    You did get your answer. It is not so much the equipment, as in the installer installing your new heat pump.
    Each brand name that you mentioned has there builders models to high end models, meaning least expensive to expensive, unit costswise, but, the installer is what makes the difference, and should be what you are worried about.

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    Re: I asked a simple question.????????????

    Originally posted by bobbart
    I asked a simple question..but no one came back with a good reply but mumber jumber. ALL I wanted to know is "what is the best and middle end system" ..that's all. I am not asking about installers, I'm asking about brand names >>>>>(Amana, Rheem, Trane or York) real simple to answer.
    Thank You
    Bobbart
    Why are you stuck on brand name, bud? The mfg. isn't the important part of the equation, the installer is. Until you understand that you aren't ready to buy.

    And, yes, your question is about installers whether you realize it or not. So much for trying to help. Everyone answered correctly & you snap at them?
    WHY?

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    were just giving you some mumber jumber?isnt it mumbo jumbo?like the previous posts state its not so much about the brand each of these offer several different models.

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    Why can't you answer the question

    Why can't you answer the question???
    "what is the best and middle end system" ..that's all. I am not asking about installers, I'm asking about brand names >>>>>(Amana, Rheem, Trane or York)

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    I bet bobbart signed off cursin' us all never to return. What a dimwit!
    WHY?

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    Re: Why can't you answer the question

    Originally posted by bobbart
    Why can't you answer the question???
    "what is the best and middle end system" ..that's all. I am not asking about installers, I'm asking about brand names >>>>>(Amana, Rheem, Trane or York)
    I was wrong!

    We did answer it, bobbart! Okay, how 'bout this: They're like those stock cars in NASCAR; they're all built to the same quality & standards (except Goodman ). How they perform depends on the drivers & crews. Or - in this case - the installers.

    Take this advice or leave it, bud. It's not gonna get any better.
    WHY?

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