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  1. Thread: Booster fan

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    There are returns in the wall in the two front...

    There are returns in the wall in the two front bedrooms. The booster fan seems to have fixed the cooling problem. These rooms are staying at 75 and 76 now, and we had a couple of hot days last...
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    It's made by Acu-Rite and is a digital...

    It's made by Acu-Rite and is a digital thermometer/humidity monitor.

    My current room is at 52% so it says, temp is 76.8:)

    Chip
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    Hi, Just bought a thermometer with humidity...

    Hi,
    Just bought a thermometer with humidity reading from
    Wal-Mart.

    My rooms vary from about 50% to 60% depending where you sit the thing.

    What is normal. I'm in Florida. Weather channel...
  4. Thread: Booster fan

    by chipper
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    Y.D. The change came last year in 2004 and...

    Y.D.

    The change came last year in 2004 and seems to want to continue now this year. The first year system was put in, cooled okay (not perfect in the warmer end of house, but liveable). The years...
  5. Thread: Booster fan

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    Thanks J, Good to hear about the safety of the...

    Thanks J,

    Good to hear about the safety of the fan.

    This run of supply which is over the landing had to be put in before the drywall was put up, especially as there are a couple of short supply...
  6. Thread: Booster fan

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    Dash I did post the models, but it was on a...

    Dash

    I did post the models, but it was on a smaller thread where they told me not to post same problem twice:) Anyway, the new handler and compressor were put in spring 2003. The first year, it...
  7. Thread: Booster fan

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    Shophound, Wish we could. This company is...

    Shophound,

    Wish we could. This company is just saying it's an airflow problem, and it is. We just can't agree on the cause. They think it's always been this way, I tell them it hasn't.
    ...
  8. Thread: Booster fan

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    Just wondering if a booster fan placed in the 12"...

    Just wondering if a booster fan placed in the 12" duct should be wired to stay on continuously or hooked up to a light switch to turn on when needed (in the Spring and summer in FL).

    Too, tell...
  9. To all who have followed my last posts, This...

    To all who have followed my last posts,

    This is not related to the cooling issue, as this happened after the hurricane last year, and the cooling problem happened 4-5 months before the hurricane...
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    No, Florida summers are always hot and humid. ...

    No, Florida summers are always hot and humid. The tech supposedly check everything about the machines. No problem he said.

    Chip
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    Basically, the engineer just wanted us to run the...

    Basically, the engineer just wanted us to run the fan continuously to get better flow throughout the house, since we were having trouble with our two rooms in the front of house (sun baked), and the...
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    Mold

    How much mold can get in the ducts, or does it grow in the attic? Also what type of health hazard is this. Does it affects all people or just some?

    Chip
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    Well since we have a booster fan in the duct now,...

    Well since we have a booster fan in the duct now, I don't really see why we were told to run the handler fan continuously, except to possibly cool the house better by constant air flow??? Too,...
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    . . . in letting the fan on the handler on 24/7? ...

    . . . in letting the fan on the handler on 24/7? Also any fire hazard in a booster fan in the duct running 24/7 in a hot Florida attic?

    I'm such a worry wart of late:)

    Chipper
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    Dash, That sounds like a very good idea, only...

    Dash,
    That sounds like a very good idea, only thing, there is a nice spot on the wall, but then the supply would be directly beside the big return, so I'm guessing that would be bad???? Wish I...
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    The new air handler worked fine the first year it...

    The new air handler worked fine the first year it was installed in 2003. Spring/ summer of 2004 was when we had the problem. There are two vents in the great room, and yes, I think it is a 9"...
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    Hi again, What they're telling me is that the...

    Hi again,
    What they're telling me is that the problem is the ducts are not sized properly. You see we have a very small truss/ crawl space over a landing, and it runs about 15-20 ft. No one can...
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    Okay, Had the owner of the company out today and...

    Okay,
    Had the owner of the company out today and his tech. They tell me the ductwork is undersized for the system, but it was always this way. I understand the house may not be cooling at it's...
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    Contractor, What do you mean by higher charge...

    Contractor,

    What do you mean by higher charge rooms? The ones that are larger in size or take the brunt of the sun?

    Thanks,
    Chip
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    Yes, just had its yearly service. The work order...

    Yes, just had its yearly service. The work order says "checked freon". My large living room, DR and kitchen are all kind of joined together, and they are the closest to the handler. They cool very...
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    Sorry Markco, didn't know you couldn't repost. ...

    Sorry Markco, didn't know you couldn't repost. This was a little different question, more simple I thought.

    Lennox 3.5 ton H.P. Model CB30m-46-1P and HP26-042-12P

    Chip
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    No system is not zoned. The circuit board in the...

    No system is not zoned. The circuit board in the compressor was the cause of the transformer to trip.
    Chip
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    Can anyone brainstorm and think of how changing a...

    Can anyone brainstorm and think of how changing a transformer for the t-stat in the air handler, changing a thermostat on the wall or changing a board in a compressor (all three have been done to my...
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    Tell me more about possible blower problems and...

    Tell me more about possible blower problems and how it would affect the cooling. This is a Lennox HP26042-12P and CB30M-46-1P. The transformer that was replaced was for the thermostat, but it is in...
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    Dash, They just put in new ducts to these...

    Dash,

    They just put in new ducts to these rooms with what they just did last week. No change.

    Chip
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