Is this a fair price for a Heat Pump / what electric box do Ineed
The house is a 1300 square feet built in 2000 with single pane aluminum windows in the Austin Tx area. It's going to have the attic spray foams after the A/C system is installed. And I have a bid for a Kenmore Heat Pump Conditioner unit NXH524GKA and a FXM4X3000A with one heat strip for heat from sears. However, I've found it difficult to get any real data on this unit. I do have gas evaluable for a furnace, however with the spray foam in the attic these could cause problems. So I'm hoping to move over to the Heat Pump. It really doesn't get to cold here, and with my solar panels it should help with the electric bill.
The price for the complete swap (no duct work is needed) is $5800 for the unit and the install. Is this a fair price?
What type of electrical panel would I need to install this unit. With the house being built in 2000 it should work fine right, and is this a good heating and cooling options. I have a outside main breaker that states that the main breaker states 100, and it can go up to 125. Is that going to work for this unit with the heat strips? I'm sure I'm missing something.
I attached a picture of my main breaker.
Thank you so much for your knowledge.