Selling/Trade/Scrap Salvage old HVAC

RJ71December 7, 2012

Hi,

I have a 12 year old Trane XL1200 which works perfect, am replacing it as part of the overall Home Energy Program in NJ. The oil furnace and oil water heater tank are also working fine, but about 15 years old.

Does anyone have any experience in getting a trade-in/scrap/salvage value when you replace the equipment? I thought the best option is to let the contractor dispose it off, am somewhat reluctant to scrap the AC which runs great. Maybe somebody can even use it?

Appreciate your thoughts,

RJ

Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
fsq4cw

You have to dispose of this responsibly; it will likely cost you some money to do so.

SR

    Bookmark   December 7, 2012 at 10:00AM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
saltidawg

You may find that your oil supplier will haul away at least the tank for free - or more correctly, in exchange for the oil and scrap.

Certainly wouldn't hurt to inquire.

This post was edited by saltidawg on Fri, Dec 7, 12 at 11:27

    Bookmark   December 7, 2012 at 11:24AM
Sign Up to comment
More Discussions
ERV Systems
Hello: Is it really safe to forego bathroom exhaust...
Dona Dinkler
furnace condensation freezing up
A non-profit club that I belong to has a furnace that...
doglover3
carrier infinity with greenspeed service settings
We just built a new home in central Kansas this year,...
Energywise.ks
2 Stage vs 1 Stage
I am trying to decide what HVAC replacement system...
cms9323
How to heat this room?
Hi folks! First post in this forum. I live in ec Iowa....
sparky_10
© 2015 Houzz Inc. Houzz® The new way to design your home™