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Hi Jim,

I am in the process of replacing my furnace and air conditioner and would like your opinion these brands: Heil, Carrier, and Comfortmaker. I have heard the only difference between Heil and Comfortmaker is the price.

Thanks

Dave

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Hi Dave,

All three of the brands you mentioned are good units. All three probably have the same  Copeland Scroll compressors which is the heart of the system. I don't think you can go wrong with any of them. Now lets talk about the most important thing, the company that will be installing the system. IMO, 80% of the systems that aren't working properly is because of poor installation. This will be the most important decision you make.

If your interested I could give you some questions to ask, let me know.

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Jim S.

Expertise

I can answer questions on gas or electric furnaces, ac units and heat pumps. I don't work on boilers,chillers,or home appliances.

Experience

I have been in the HVAC trade for over 35 years. For the past 15 years I have owned my own business. I am semi-retired so I can answer questions in a timely manner.

Education/Credentials
I attended trade school for 5 years on weekends and evenings. This was very hard to do, but well worth it!

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