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    Need a new AC unit

    Going to make some calls tomorrow and already know I want Lennox. Thinking of calling Wycoff, Lozier, Dorrian (Waukee), Adel Heating & Cooling.

    Anyone have a good/bad experience with any of these companies. What SEER rating would I want as a minimum? Is there a noticeable difference between 16 and 21 (at least worth the incremental cost)??

    What type of cost should I expect?

    House is about 2850sq ft.



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    Re: Need a new AC unit

    Had a lenox now for 3 years, it died 3 times this summer. And now I am having to fight lennox to cover the repairs.

    I put in a new AC and heater, plus a house filter, and humidifier. It was darn near $7k.


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    Re: Need a new AC unit

    We had Wyckoff install a 2.5 ton Coleman A/C unit at our place about 4 years ago. They did a great job and had the best estimate and stuck to it. We have about 1,500 sq/ft.

    The Coleman unit is surprisingly quiet and pretty efficient compared to the old unit that was there.



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    Re: Need a new AC unit

    Call Schall ya all



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    Re: Need a new AC unit

    Quote Originally Posted by brianhos View Post
    Had a lenox now for 3 years, it died 3 times this summer. And now I am having to fight lennox to cover the repairs.

    I put in a new AC and heater, plus a house filter, and humidifier. It was darn near $7k.
    Yeah...I read your old thread from 2007. Had good luck with the Lennox one I have that needs replaced. Has a pretty good leak and I'm getting tired of paying to have it recharched. I think all the brand names are pretty equal (Lennox, Carrier, Rheem, Trane, Amana, etc.).



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    Re: Need a new AC unit

    Quote Originally Posted by ISUAlum2002 View Post
    We had Wyckoff install a 2.5 ton Coleman A/C unit at our place about 4 years ago. They did a great job and had the best estimate and stuck to it. We have about 1,500 sq/ft.

    The Coleman unit is surprisingly quiet and pretty efficient compared to the old unit that was there.
    Wycoff did the original install on my house. No real complaints I guess. They will get a call tomorrow.



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    Re: Need a new AC unit

    hey dont know if you got my message but what seer rating you get will depend on what refrigerant you have in your system now weather it be R22 or R410. Also it will depend on how old of a furnace you have if you can even get a higher seer because if you get a high seer ac unit and you dont have the right size evap the system wont work right



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    Quote Originally Posted by Ry4Cy View Post
    hey dont know if you got my message but what seer rating you get will depend on what refrigerant you have in your system now weather it be R22 or R410. Also it will depend on how old of a furnace you have if you can even get a higher seer because if you get a high seer ac unit and you dont have the right size evap the system wont work right
    Sent you a PM back.



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    Re: Need a new AC unit

    You owe it to yourself to call Rick at Kohles and Bach, saved me a bundle over the other local Lennox dealers and his guys did an excellent job. Rick owns the business and is a super guy to work with. Send me a pm for his cell phone #.


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    Re: Need a new AC unit

    Might want to call Randy and see if he is able to get out to Clive. Cyclone family and they do a good job. They did both my house and my parents house (Lenox) and were cheaper then any other company we called.

    Randy Lillie Plbg Htg & Elec
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    515-758-2769



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    Re: Need a new AC unit

    Thanks everyone...Should be able to find a good deal with all your help!!

    Another reason why ISU fans are the best!



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