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Need quote on furnace HVAC 98%effeciency, homeowner, yes,

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Need quote on furnace...

Need quote on furnace HVAC 98%effeciency

Contractor's Assistant: Are you an HVAC professional?

Homeowner

Contractor's Assistant: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?

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Yes

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HVAC Technician: Phil, Mechanical Engineer replied 11 months ago
Phil
Phil, Mechanical Engineer
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Hello, we are not HVAC contractors, the only quotes that will have any value are those from your local HVAC contractors... some do good work at reasonable prices, others do not,

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If you tell me which direction you are from the center of the nearest city I will locate one or two well rated outfits that you can call, they will send out a person to quote you on the work.

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Regarding 96 to 98% efficient furnaces, aside from costing 3 times as much as other options, they cost many times more to keep in repairs since they are so complex.... if you are in an arctic environment with a qualified dealer nearby those are a good choice.

If you are in a more remote location or a milder climate those are not the best choice in my view (I have been in the business for 56 years so far).

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Important note about RATING my work:

I am a retired mechanical engineer and HVAC/electrical/ refrigeration and boiler contractor ... with 56 years in this business. The last 20 of those years consulting for major firms nationally..

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All I ask is please respect me and my input by selecting the***RATING LINK***at the top of your page, that is the only way I am credited through the site. Rating does not affect your charges nor ability to refund if not satisfied.

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If you need to be coached through a full diagnosis/repair,and wiring etc. for up to two days, and wish to be trained to use test instruments...... that goes well beyond' Just a simple Answer' of course, and goes beyond what most other experts here offer.....rate my answer so far positively.. . and I will deliver that training and coaching to you All on the same dime so to speak.

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Lacking a positive rating I can spend days helping a person at my own expense and loose my shirt, shorts and socks on the deal.

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Attach a close up photo of the wiring diagram glued to the inside of the blower access door and I will mark it up with trouble shooting instructions then follow up with step by step training and coaching until you have a solution.

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Photo must be exceedingly well focused. Use the 'add files' link next to your send button to get the photo to me.

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Phone call offers:

If you wish to accept the companies $25 phone call offer, if indeed they send you one, this will go a *lot faster, but it IS 100% optional... or we can continue here in this dialog box at no additional charge.

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Tell me a little about your technical background and instruments on hand so that I can coach you most effectively. We can go from here.

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