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Old 06-04-2010, 08:26 AM   #1
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Central AC recommendations??

I am researching replacing my central AC. It is currently a RUUD 2Ton. Is there a preferred brand??

More importantly is there a I would not put one of those in my house if they gave it to me for free, or a I am so sorry I bought Brand X?

As the SEER rating rises does the complexity and future problems rise also? IS there a good website to look for this info??

As usual any input, suggestions, thoughts, advice and wisecracks greatly appreciated.


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Old 06-04-2010, 02:26 PM   #2
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Brand makes little to no difference.

Higher SEER often has a better warranty. But SEER/efficiency increase doesn't make a system break down anymore then a lower SEER unit.


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Old 06-04-2010, 06:34 PM   #3
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Improperly sized and not properly maintained on a yearly basis is the biggest reason they break down. You get what you pay for in quality and sound as you spend more $$ on similarly sized units.
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