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  1. Thread: delta T

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    delta T

    what I have is outside temp of 18F and;

    air handlers placed in attic (ambient of 22F)

    unit intake air temp is 67.4F
    unit output air is 78.1F at a register about midway from the air...
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    the temperature difference between the ambient...

    the temperature difference between the ambient air and your attic air is the problem as far as ice dams. as described you have several approaches you can take to prevent ice dams from forming - some...
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    the argument of energy savings vs energy...

    the argument of energy savings vs energy consumption of attic fans is not the argument here as far as I have understood it. The question was about avoiding ice dams on the roof - not about energy...
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    look at the amount of soffit venting you have -...

    look at the amount of soffit venting you have - if you have a bunch - get a bigger fan, if you have just a little get a small fan. jeez - this is not rocket science. almost any small fan just...
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    get a couple of thermostat/humidistat fans - set...

    get a couple of thermostat/humidistat fans - set the humidistat lower to get the fans running when a large temperature difference exists between outside temp and attic temp (condensation & high...
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    just curious....could you spray bleach or diluted...

    just curious....could you spray bleach or diluted bleach on the coils.....or would this damage the coils??? should kill bacteria/mold....
  7. Thread: COP info?

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    thanks a million dan!

    thanks a million dan!
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    the visionpro DOES allow for no compressor...

    the visionpro DOES allow for no compressor lockout - installer menu no 00350 with an outdoor sensor.
  9. Thread: COP info?

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    Can anyone let me know what the COP is for this...

    Can anyone let me know what the COP is for this heatpump?

    Trane XR13 2TWR3036A1000AA 10F DESIGN SUBCOOLING

    (i am trying to figure the balance point for compressor lockout)

    [Edited by...
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    so ,much bull about who should have all the info...

    so ,much bull about who should have all the info about systems they OWN and people here cant even figure out (or cant be bothered) whether a set of dead end wires from the thermocouple should be...
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    thanks smokin 68 - i think everyone has figured...

    thanks smokin 68 - i think everyone has figured that on out already - didnt he already tell you he got the install manual off the manufacturer website???? all that is on page 15 - why are you so nice...
  12. marathon is worth the money (500) for a 50gal -...

    marathon is worth the money (500) for a 50gal - if you dont want to worry about tanks busting while you are at work etc. could very well pay for itself just that way...its also very efficient.
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    the relays click on my trane803/vp8321 this is a...

    the relays click on my trane803/vp8321 this is a good sound to me as - the bigger the relay = the longer it will usually last if the switch amperage is the same. I dont even hear it anymore, snif,...
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    i thought if you had a visionpro IAQ (spell??) -...

    i thought if you had a visionpro IAQ (spell??) - the one you and baldloonie like so much - you only had 3 wires....
  15. high end products use ball bearings - they are...

    high end products use ball bearings - they are better 99% of the time. less friction, longer life, stronger, more expensive....
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    Airhandler Outdoor...

    Airhandler Outdoor Temp
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    lol - no harm done ikey. I dont want everything...

    lol - no harm done ikey. I dont want everything - just whats already there - in a more logical format. Would have been free for honeywell to design it that way if they would have decided to.
    if I...
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    it may be old, but its installed and am not...

    it may be old, but its installed and am not looking ar changing until the whole system gets changed. ie. I am not looking for extra work unless its needed...
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    just finished installing 2 outdoor temp sensors...

    just finished installing 2 outdoor temp sensors for the visionpro/tcont803 thermostats. Pretty nifty to see the outside temp on the screen - albeit at a loss of the humidity reading that has to be...
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    i have the suntouch electric floor heating mats...

    i have the suntouch electric floor heating mats under the tile and they work great...cant say about the energy consumption except they say its cheap. I have a 10' x 30"w mat in my bathroom...
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    i have now had experience with both of the...

    i have now had experience with both of the examples provided.

    but i guess we never decided on this topic either....

    there is a lot of knowledgeable people on this board - i guess they hang out...
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    the way its done here (usually in cookie cutters)...

    the way its done here (usually in cookie cutters)

    attic install (self explanatory) (btw. building codes here require a large enough service entrance within 6' of attic airhandler for service - it...
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    whats a more efficient way of doing the placement...

    whats a more efficient way of doing the placement of the air hadler as far as energy efficiency?

    - have the air handlers in the attic in the heat and having straight ducts straight out of the air...
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    i have a trane 3ton 2TWR3036A1000AA heatpump...

    i have a trane 3ton 2TWR3036A1000AA heatpump condenser (weathertron) and have been told by several people on this site that I have a reciprocating - not a scroll - compressor. Are the straight air...
  25. lol - thanks for the insult...lmao - no fresh...

    lol - thanks for the insult...lmao - no

    fresh air? i hope that only comes from when I open the door.seriously - i know there is always air infiltration - but surely this would not increase by...
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