Used Central Air Unit? - HVAC - DIY Chatroom Home Improvement Forum


Go Back   DIY Chatroom Home Improvement Forum > Home Improvement > HVAC

CLICK HERE AND JOIN OUR COMMUNITY TODAY...IT'S FREE!

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 04-08-2007, 11:32 PM   #1
Newbie
 
Join Date: Apr 2007
Posts: 2
Rewards Points: 10
Default

Used Central Air Unit?


I need your opinion. I bought a home built in the late 50's. The home is a split level and is a little over 2000sq. ft. The lennox(sp) outdoor central air unit looks like it is from the 80's at the latest. The fan is loud and it was very expensive to operate last summer. My relative has a used unit that was manufactured in 1996. RHEEM MODEL RAKA024JAZ SEER 10 SINGLE PHASE. Would you replace the existing unit with the used unit? I have to check to make sure they are the same size as far as tons.

Advertisement

shep28 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-11-2007, 08:30 PM   #2
Newbie
 
Join Date: Apr 2007
Posts: 16
Rewards Points: 10
Default

Used Central Air Unit?


10 seer ? i wouldnt bother the seer is upto 13 seer on new equipment now and you wouldnt notice much if any difference and i believe that model number is a 2 ton unit , a 2000 sq. should likly have at least a 3 ton or more depending on the layout number of outlets, size of return and other specs, not to mention you should probably replace the airhandler and condenser together.

Advertisement

jmosh is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-21-2007, 08:59 PM   #3
Newbie
 
Join Date: Apr 2007
Posts: 5
Rewards Points: 10
Default

Used Central Air Unit?


Yeah, that would be a two ton unit according to the model number. Two tons is good for approximately 1200 Sq. Ft.

I agree with the above, it would not be worth it anyways being 10 seer.
RedDawg454 is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply


Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Capacitor Replacement on Central Air unit sn2567 HVAC 6 07-21-2012 03:29 PM
central air unit question princessme HVAC 4 07-08-2006 10:13 PM
Removing Refridgerant from Central Unit wackerjr HVAC 1 06-23-2006 03:09 AM
Need to remove old central air unit pmb003 HVAC 4 05-03-2006 05:05 PM




Top of Page | View New Posts