Which Trane system is better?

mdelaney16June 20, 2012

I need to replace my 3ton comfortmaker that is 13yrs old and have decided to go with a Trane XL20i hybrid system (two match my other unit I replaced 2 years ago).

I received 2 completing quotes and cant tell which one provides the better system?

Quote #1

AC Condenser - Trane XL20i 3.0 Model # T4TTZ036A1000C

COIL - Trane 3.5 TON HI EFF Model # T4TXCB042BC3HCB

Furnace - Trane XC80 80K BTU Model # TTUD2CO80ACV42A

Thermostat - Trane XL900 Model # TCONT900

Quote #2

Cooling:

XL20i

Model Type: Two Stage Cooling

Model Number: 4TWZOO36B1000

ARI Reference No: 4792750

Capacity: 36,200

SEER: 18.25

Heating:

Trane XC80 Furnance

TUD2CO80ACV4

Coil: 4TXCC007CC3

80,000 BTUs

T-STAT XL950

I appreciate your insight, bc it is very confusing to compare apples to apples. Thank you in advance.

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tigerdunes

Before I answer, several questions.

What is your location?

What is size of your home?

What is size of both furnace and condenser you are replacing?

Post back.

IMO

    Bookmark   June 21, 2012 at 6:41AM
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tigerdunes

delaney

Another point

I will come back about the performance/eff numbers , coil and thermostat selection later.

However your post says you have decided on a hybrid system, better known as dual fuel with gas furnace paired with heat pump.

In fact, with the mdl number of the condenser in Quote #1, this is in fact an AC condenser not a HP condenser.

Quote #2 is a dual fuel system.

Wanted to make you aware of this.

IMO

    Bookmark   June 21, 2012 at 8:14AM
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