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    Replace smart valve its allowing manifold gas to...

    Replace smart valve its allowing manifold gas to flow before pilot and igniter. i just fixed same problem today on a 1984 armstong
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    stand out in the street look at the house,...

    stand out in the street look at the house, however many fingers it takes to cover the whole house is your tonnage. just kidding. if your supply lines are spiral flex duct you may want to replace...
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    Please correct me if im wrong, the cost of...

    Please correct me if im wrong, the cost of running electric element strips should be more efficiant than HP below 25-30 degrees ambiant temp....right?
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    If your last funace burned through its heat...

    If your last funace burned through its heat exchange quickly(5-10 years) theres a chance the original installation was wrong.Yes by all means get it fixed right. if it had a long life 15-25 years i...
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    Pstu, yes i was talking about a conitioned space...

    Pstu, yes i was talking about a conitioned space . as for an attic your absolutly correct,my only concern with attics and air leakage would be condensation.
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    Love them michigan codes, i work in the lower...

    Love them michigan codes, i work in the lower mich and northern Indi area in new construction , if your system and ductwork design is right you dont worry about leaks around joints(properly...
  7. if your house is sealed up tight you may be...

    if your house is sealed up tight you may be starving your gas appliances of oxygen for combustion. windy weather can cause flue draft problems,and the size of chimney(wether tile lined or a metal...
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    installation manual for pulse has sequence of...

    installation manual for pulse has sequence of operation page , the answer is there , just look for it.
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    consider the size of the basement, does furnace...

    consider the size of the basement, does furnace use outside air for combustion, is water heater in same room? its not a good idea if the return will cause a negative pressure near open draft exhast...
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    i never cover condening unit because vinyl traps...

    i never cover condening unit because vinyl traps condensation, ive seen homeowners use plywood and 2x4 table with some lattice. i always install exhaust so that prevailing wind carrys it away from...
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    the exhaust pipe should be turned so that its not...

    the exhaust pipe should be turned so that its not hitting A/C directly, this depends on the prevailing winds. as for the gas regulator, it needs to be at least 4 ft away from exhaust and intake, also...
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    my post should have read 9 air changes per day,...

    my post should have read 9 air changes per day, this info is from the state of michigan code inspecter, keep windows clean untill the condensation stops to prevent mold growth.
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    yea the first fit of arctic air is still very...

    yea the first fit of arctic air is still very humid, and will stay that way for a few more weeks. Fresh air for house should be around 9 changes per hour, have a contracter install a 4" insulated...
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    being a new constuction and well insulated it...

    being a new constuction and well insulated it wont matter, you dont have a door in doorway. once the heat rises and cooler air drops and is equaled out, the upper room will be a little warmer but not...
  15. The thermostat is in a good spot , you may need...

    The thermostat is in a good spot , you may need better return from your bedrooms,unless t-stat is close to entry door or outside wall , or windows that get lots of sun. As for chimney, if height is...
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    I live in Indiana, and i know the weather, my...

    I live in Indiana, and i know the weather, my home is aprox 1150 sq. on ground floor with full basement , i installed a 90% 60K btu with a 2 ton ac and it works fine ,a heat pump is efficiant untill...
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    I dont believe in bad equiptment , i believe in...

    I dont believe in bad equiptment , i believe in bad installations, a fly-by-night isnt going to purchace a lennox or trane if there gonna toss it in the air and spit some screws at it.
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    please elaborate. is the HVAC system a heat pump...

    please elaborate. is the HVAC system a heat pump in the heat mode or cooling mode?
    A regular cooling system shouldnt run more than 10 degrees below outside temperature,if you want to set t-stat...
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    Imperial, yellowjacket, they all work well if you...

    Imperial, yellowjacket, they all work well if you keep em out of the dirt, protect the face covers so you can easily recalibrate. most hoses are good for charging ,but i use non-permiating,...
  20. I took 4 semesters ,HVAC tech education classes,...

    I took 4 semesters ,HVAC tech education classes, i wondered how cloud formations , and absolute Zero and PI r sqare would ever do anything for me...14 years later ,i use it all.just try to retain...
  21. New construction is booming in north central...

    New construction is booming in north central Indiana east of South Bend, you will find a few companys that are a stepping stone to better places.that universal will come in handy. if you want to...
  22. [Edited by spiderkiller on 08-06-2004 at 08:08 AM]

    [Edited by spiderkiller on 08-06-2004 at 08:08 AM]
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