(206) 949-5683, Top Rated Plumber, Seattle
Results 1 to 5 of 5

Thread: Trane vs Day & Night 3 ton air/heating unit

Hybrid View

  1. #1
    DIY Junior Member JLD's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2010
    Location
    Northern California
    Posts
    1

    Default Trane vs Day & Night 3 ton air/heating unit

    I have a heating and air contractor who quoted install of a Trane combination heat/air and wants to install a Day & Night unit instead. He assured me no difference between the units. Any advise?

  2. #2
    Plumber jimbo's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2004
    Location
    San Diego
    Posts
    9,001

    Default

    Day and Night is a brand manufactured by one of the big companies who produce equipment for private labels. I woudn't say anything bad about it. Trane would take issue that it is as good as theirs, but they just feel that way all the time!! Day and Night seems to have very good warranty coverage.

    I would say the most important piece in the equation is the installing contractor. Get a good one, because no matter what the brand, he is the biggest factor in a good system, and in future warranty issues if they should come up.

  3. #3
    Retired prof. engr. gator37's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2009
    Location
    Alabama
    Posts
    108

    Default

    40 years ago Day and Night was up there with Stewart Warner which were cheaper units than Trane and that is why we installed them. Don't know it that is the case today. I would check the warranty as Jimbo indicated and see which one has the best although I would guess they were the same. 1 year parts and labor and 4 additional years on parts (with labor additional.) You would have to compare them component by component....for instance I think the coil guard is extra on the Trane unit.

  4. #4
    Plumber jimbo's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2004
    Location
    San Diego
    Posts
    9,001

    Default

    Quote Originally Posted by gator37 View Post
    . 1 year parts and labor and 4 additional years on parts (with labor additional.) .
    That would be a pretty lousey warranty on HVAC today. Good equipment is available with 10 year warranties.

  5. #5
    DIY Junior Member chas22's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2006
    Location
    Oklahoma
    Posts
    25

    Default

    Rheem!, Goodman If you want to save more.

Similar Threads

  1. Combicor vs. Genesis vs "on demand" for small unit hydronic heating & H water
    By gellfex in forum Plumbing Forum, Professional & DIY Advice, Tips & Tricks
    Replies: 0
    Last Post: 01-15-2010, 12:59 PM
  2. trane heat pump
    By sbilly in forum HVAC Heating & Cooling
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: 01-08-2010, 06:38 AM
  3. trane heat pump
    By sbilly in forum HVAC Heating & Cooling
    Replies: 3
    Last Post: 12-20-2009, 08:35 AM
  4. Comparing trane Furnaces
    By crabapplemcn in forum HVAC Heating & Cooling
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 03-05-2009, 05:25 PM
  5. best heating unit for small radiant with solar backup?
    By essentialagenda in forum HVAC Heating & Cooling
    Replies: 8
    Last Post: 08-24-2008, 09:35 AM

Bookmarks

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •