Where to buy trane furnace in denver ? ( not retail )


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Old 12-07-13, 02:11 AM
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Where to buy trane furnace in denver ? ( not retail )

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I'm looking to buy a trane xc95m in denver and not pay $3500-$4500 without installation. I'm assuming the unit costs about $2000-$2500..

Btw, I've been quoted between $1000-$2500 for installation.

Since I'm replacing another trane furnace, of the exact same capacity and dimensions, it should take about 90 minutes to remove the old one and install the new one.

Any advise where to get one ?
 
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Old 12-07-13, 04:02 AM
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I'm afraid this is not the place to get specific recommendations like you're looking for. I would ask around work/friends/relatives. After that, start at "A" and got to "Z" in the yellow pages. One of the HVAC pro's here will be able to comment on general costs, etc, but there they won't recommend a specific company in Denver.

Anyone posting specific recommendations in this thread will likely be a spammer and be immediately banned.
 
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Old 12-07-13, 07:28 AM
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Thanks for the response.. I know the question is a bit OT for the group, but in order to DIY you first need to have access to parts and materials.

It seems outside of a few "replacement parts" suppliers, the availability of distributors are limited and not well advertised. Its really tough to DIY without parts and materials.

I did search multiple sources before posting the question here. It appears you need to be "in the business" to know where to get new units at wholesale pricing.

again thanks for the help
 
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Old 12-07-13, 08:24 AM
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It appears you need to be "in the business" to know where to get new units at wholesale pricing.
That's the same in any business and especially more so in HVAC as the manufacturers would rather not sell to un-qualified homeowners. The risk of personal injury is great and the companies don't want that type of publicity.

I'm not insinuating that you are not capable of handling the job but if you haven't been to the manufacturers training schools then they consider you un-qualified.
 
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Old 12-07-13, 09:05 AM
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I did search multiple sources before posting the question here. It appears you need to be "in the business" to know where to get new units at wholesale pricing.
It's not that difficult or different than any other type of DIY project, go to the Trane distributor. The problem is you probably don't have an account. You'll have to find someone who does have an account or try to get one set up for yourself. Big box stores help a lot of DIYers with reduced retail pricing, but I don't think they can help you here. Next, you could try buying online, there are some sites that will sell to anyone.
 
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Old 12-08-13, 12:35 PM
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Thanks Joe,

I did some searching and I found a contractor to replace the trane with a rheem 93% AFUE, 120K BTU, variable speed w/ 5ton air handler for under $3000. Its a good deal from other prices, the company has been in business for 40 years, has 12 trucks. Its about $500 for the install, I can't complain. I'm going for it..

Price and availability wins, trane loses the sale. If trane made their products more available, they wouldn't have lost the sale.

Although its not a DYI project any longer, it works for a reasonable cost.

Again, thanks for all the advise and have a good upcoming holiday season
 
 

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