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Old 10-08-2012, 08:31 AM   #1
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My Carrier unit is 6 months old. Just had service out for it's check up (clean, check pressures etc.) All is well.
Prior to leaving the service tech recommended I have 2 items installed. One is an Oxyquantum purifier which uses 2 UV bulbs which extend into the ductwork.

The other is a Kickstart.

He claims the Oxyquantum is a good thing to have in addition to filtration.
He further claims the Kickstart will prolong the life of my compressor.

I have researched both. Lights do not dim at startup and unit starts easily. Is the Kicikstart needed? If so looks like a simple DIY install. Not expensive if I buy on line and self install.

The Oxyquantum is very expensive! Actually I tried to find it online to see price and to see if I can DIY that as well. I cannot find it anywhere for purchase by homeowner.

Thoughts on these 2 items are welcome.

Are these just add ons that the service tech makes commission on or are they needed? If needed why not installed when unit was installed?

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Old 10-08-2012, 12:27 PM   #2
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Neither are needed. You likely have a tech on commission.

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Old 10-08-2012, 03:12 PM   #3
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does this help you any?


http://www.hrs72degrees.com/zNatures...ightOrders.php
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Old 10-08-2012, 05:46 PM   #4
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Good chance your Carrier has a Copeland scroll compressor and doesn't need a hard start.

You don't really need an Ozone generator installed in your duct work.
http://www.4natureshome.com/uv_energy_UVV_ozone.html

UV lights can be beneficial, but if you didn't need one with your old system, you don't need one with your new system.
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