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Old 11-13-2010, 07:58 PM   #1
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replace the AC with new furnce?


I need to replace my 20+ year old gas furnace but the AC compressor was replaced 8 years ago. Should I replace both? The furnace will be 95% efficient but the AC is 11 seer. I am getting different opinions from contractors. Help!

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Old 11-13-2010, 08:43 PM   #2
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Knowing what part of the world you're from would help. AC in Alaska might last 40+ years and one on the gulf of mexico might be doing great to see 10 years.

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Old 11-14-2010, 06:39 AM   #3
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It also depends where area of Philly PA he lives in.

Teddy. While 11 years isn't really that old for an A/C. Now is probably the time to replace it. As you may be able to take advantage of the tax credits available.

Depending on your electric rate(PECO ? ALSO HAS REBATES FOR HEAT PUMPS) you may want to consider getting a dual fuel system. And save on you heating bill also..
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