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Old 06-17-2008, 10:13 PM   #1
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High Efficiency furnaces?


Thinking of replacing our original 30+ year old furnace with a new high efficiency furnace. Every salesman knows everything and their product is the best. So far local co-workers have pointed me towards getting an Amana/Goodman. I feel thats the way I am leaning unless other opinions show different. I'm looking for some good feedback.

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Old 06-18-2008, 03:29 PM   #2
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Just do the research and check other manufacturers, also are you installing yourself or having a contractor do it? You should have a heat loss calc done on your house to determine the proper size of the unit.

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I was planning on having a contractor do it. I was kinda scared by such a big job. Really I was hoping people to state what they have and if they like it or not. Trane, Lenox, Amana, there are so many out there!!!
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Old 06-19-2008, 07:33 AM   #4
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I know that I am in the same boat. I am looking at replacing my Oil burning furnace with a new gas fired model. However, I am looking a few different options:

1. Gas furnace replacing the oil furnace.
2. Gas boiler, indirect water (to replace existing gas water heater), air handler w/ HW coil.

The 2nd option is more expensive up front, but much more efficient in the long run. Currently, I have two small gas water heaters, and one old oil-fired furnace. #2 will reduce my ignition sources down to 1, and no OIL!!!!
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