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Tme to replace my heatpump.
3 ton, 6-8 k heatstrip
r30 walls r 60 lid\floor calif

Where does bryant land for quality?

Hit me with questions I will fill em in in the am.
Thanx fer lookin.
 
Oh. I'm also interested, except I want a gas furnace and a heatpump, similar setup, except I'm in OK :laughing:
 
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Bosch doesn’t currently make a gas furnace but if you don’t care about mixing brands go with a Rheem furnace and coil with a Bosch heat pump.

What would that run ballpark? I'm selling this house in 5-7 years, and having a modern furnace that will run off a generator is a selling point


edit: I've got a 2.5 ton unit, 1600sqft conditioned space with a 15 or 30k? heat strip? It's old - still uses r-22, so I'll be replacing the lineset as well.
 
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We had our Bryant AC/heat pump installed 2005. It has needed one contactor, two capacitors, two fuses, and one condenser fan blade.
We would buy another if this one dies.
 
I've been looking at goodman. Made by Amana. Taken over a few years ago. Looking at a 2 stage heat pump.
 
I've had good luck with Rheem in the past. Have 2 rentals where its over 30 years old and still going.
 
Goodman is fucking garbage!

I hear that a lot. We have one that came with the house, no issues except it's a package unit that would be just as efficient if a 460 bb Ford were running it. We are having it replaced Wednesday with a normal unit.
 
Bryant is a good brand. It is very similar to Carrier units. I have a Bryant package unit on my house that is about 8 years old. No issues so far except capacitor and contactor. They are cheap parts and will be needed on most units.
 
Goodman is fucking garbage!

Do you have any details? Everything I've been reading is that their quality and warranty has gone way up after being bought by Daikin in 2012. Shit they even have a lifetime warranty on their 2 stage Copeland scroll compressor. It's all about the install. There are only 5 or so big players making this shit, with several product lines. Thing Lexus-Toyota, Acura-Honda, Infinity - Nissan etc.
 
Bryant is a good brand. It is very similar to Carrier units. I have a Bryant package unit on my house that is about 8 years old. No issues so far except capacitor and contactor. They are cheap parts and will be needed on most units.

Bryant, Day and night, tempstar. All Carrier...
 
I strongly recommend finding a brand with good dealer support in your area. Like any other household appliance HVAC equipment reliability and repair cost is going to shit. You should be getting a 10 year parts warranty on any major brand but will still be on the hook for labor after a certain period. Labor for a new evap + refrigerant etc after the first year makes for an unhappy customer.

You shouldn't have any real issues with the air handler and heat kit. The evaporator coil and heat pump are a concern though. I spend too much time chasing down leaks on newish equipment across all brands. Most brands have switched to aluminum coils but they are still plagued with leaks.
 
That's some sound advise right there.
 
25-110 degrees (usually 40 -90)
most freeze hours are only a few a year and for less than 6 hours.
a cold day starts at 30+ usually
all electric service 9s the dinger.
 
25-110 degrees (usually 40 -90)
most freeze hours are only a few a year and for less than 6 hours.
a cold day starts at 30+ usually
all electric service 9s the dinger.

So based on that I would say you don’t need a super high efficiency Inverter type heat pump. I live in an area where low teens are not uncommon and the Bosch works awesome in those conditions and even lower. Look for something single stage from Rheem or one of the lines that carrier makes ( Bryant, Payne, Carrier) and you should be fine. Stay away from Goodman, Amana.
 
Thanks man
I have a bid for bryant
214dna036poo. Cond.
kfceh2501c08 8kw strip
fb4cnp036loo air handler
install and shop builts inc.

this is around 8k
vs the dreamer pushing coleman(I specifically asked NOT TO BID) AT +11K:lmao:
with no written bid or part #'$
 
I still run the goodman toaster (just a heat coil like yer dryer) that heated the place, (now heating the garage, set in the attic) still runs fine +- 20 years old now.
 
I’ve had a Goodman electric furnace and heat/ac pump running since 2006. One capacitor failure. I put a gas one in a rehab a few years back, no issues. Pretty good garage IMO

I purposely installed a Goodman in my own house in 2012, 92% on nat gas. I compare them to GM trucks when talking to customers, parts are cheap and plentiful amd they aren't hard to work on. They also don't fight us on warranties like other manufacturers do.

I won't argue they are the most reliable but I've seen some very abused equipment in rentals pumping along. Goodman package units and anything commercial aka Daikin seems to be pretty much Garbage.

That said I installed a Lennox condenser because I hate taking apart Goodman condensing units for repairs and cleaning. They are a pain in the ass compared to basically any other brand.

To op, avoid Coleman at all costs it's rebranded York equipment, we install it for new construction and it's going to really bite us in warranty work in the near future.
 
Thanks man
I have a bid for bryant
214dna036poo. Cond.
kfceh2501c08 8kw strip
fb4cnp036loo air handler
install and shop builts inc.

this is around 8k
vs the dreamer pushing coleman(I specifically asked NOT TO BID) AT +11K:lmao:
with no written bid or part #'$

That’s a fair price IMO on the Bryant equipment.
 
Ive been looking for a systems too. 3 ton heat pump and air handler with heat strips. The local reps are.
Allied Refrigeration sells Allied AC which is Lennox based.
RED sells Ruud which is Rheem.
Sigler is Carrier/Payne/Day night etc.
Johnstone sells Coleman mainly but also Goodman
Not sure who sells Trade or York.
S.F Bay area, East bay.
 
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