Fairfax VA heating and cooling advice please
We might be ready to replace both AC and furnace. But what would be a good bet for high efficiency, and out weather?
We just had our Fall check-up. For the last three annual visits the local technician has advised that our heating and cooling systems are nearing end of life. This time he said it was time to strongly consider replacement, as there were cracks beginning to show on the furnace, and he couldn't rule out CO leaks. The condenser is pretty rusty, and the furnace looks old too.
We live in Zip 22033. It gets hot and humid and cold and dry.
Our house is 2500 Sq feet, and is a 1969 colonial with a large opening to the upstairs in the hallway. There's a pic on the original listing from the previous owners here (http://franklymls.com/FX7577058).
We have been quoted the following
AC: Carrier 24ANB136 3 Ton
Coil: Carrier CNPVP3617
Gas Furnace: 80 AFUE Carrier 58CVA090
Thermostat: Carrier Infinity
SEER Rating 18/13
$11,407 including all services such as
connect to existing ductwork
new condenser base
new refrigerant piping
condensate drain hookup
removal and disposal of existing units
2 year labor warranty
10 yr warranty on Carrier coil, 10 Yr on compressor,
1 year on all other external parts.
Any advice? I'm happy to provide additional information if useful.
I saw that Carrier's own website recommends a higher SEER rating equipment and "Greenspeed intelligence", in notionally the same price band.
Here is a link that might be useful: original MLS listing