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Ruud Ultra 2 stage 5 ton 15.5 seer

Posted by stanv1 (My Page) on
Mon, Mar 24, 14 at 10:38

Trane is dying, but I don't want to spend the dollars to replace it.....the Ruud install is by a referred pro and this is all he installs. If there is a negative (other than not being Trane) I haven't heard or read about it....anyone have something I need to know about Ruud?

Houston, single story, 2900 sq ft...a complete removal and exchange of furnace and A/C.

Ruud....$6800


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RE: Ruud Ultra 2 stage 5 ton 15.5 seer

Would like to see all model numbers of system if you expect an informed comment.

Depending on models of system quoted, Rudd and sister company Rheem make solid residential HVAC not always cutting edge with highest efficiencies and bells and whistles.

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RE: Ruud Ultra 2 stage 5 ton 15.5 seer

I've owned both Trane and Rheem (Ruud). Both are good brands. I have 2 RASL (UASL) condensers in my house today and they do an excellent job cooling and dehumidifying. You need a modulating or 2 stage furnace/air handler, though, and be sure not to over-size the condenser.


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RE: Ruud Ultra 2 stage 5 ton 15.5 seer

UARL-061JEC Condenser with RGPE-10EBRMR furnace, and RCFN-HM6024CC evaporator.

These are the specs for the Ruud, better?

16 SEER

This post was edited by stanv1 on Tue, Mar 25, 14 at 9:24


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RE: Ruud Ultra 2 stage 5 ton 15.5 seer

5438445 Active Systems RUUD RUUD UARL SERIES RHEEM SALES COMPANY, INC. UARL-061JEC RCFN-H*6024 1625 1225 RGPE-10?BRM? 58000 12.50 16.00 1 RCU-A-CB 439

Looks like an AHRI match...good numbers.

Pricing looks very reasonable. Will require a two stage thermostat for best operation. You have a filter cabinet? New lineset included?

This is a communicating system and should include the matching communicating control. See below.

Serial Communication Enhanced
When installed with a Serial Communicating Condensing Unit & user interface control (RHCTST550CMMS) 500 Series thermostat this unit offers 4 or 2 wire installation, auto-configuration, & diagnostic messaging with full communicating capability.

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This post was edited by tigerdunes on Tue, Mar 25, 14 at 10:34


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RE: Ruud Ultra 2 stage 5 ton 15.5 seer

Awesome. I'm fighting some virus so I'm a little slow, but I recognize the need for more details. The installer comes very highly recommended. Good man.

thank you tigerdunes

This post was edited by stanv1 on Tue, Mar 25, 14 at 16:43


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