Requesting a reality check on Bryant furnace and AC proposal
Planning to replace existing furnace and AC. Existing ductwork will be reused. Furnace is in basement with easy access. Contractor provided 2 bids.
1) Bryant 986T 96% 2 stage variable speed 80,000 Btu with Bryant 116B single stage 3 ton AC, 5 year labor warranty plus Bryant 10 year parts warranty - $9300.
2) Same furnace with Bryant 187B 2 stage 3 ton AC, Bryant Connex thermostat, new humidifier, 10 year labor warranty - $11,300.
This is in the Columbus, OH area. Would appreciate opinion from those in the know, how do the prices look? Thank you.