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    sloppy workmanship the foil tape looks like a...

    sloppy workmanship the foil tape looks like a hack installed it.the duct tape around the lineset looks unprofessional and the condenser is too close to the wall.id post it in the hall of shame pics.
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    check out http://www.mrslim.com

    check out http://www.mrslim.com
  3. ask your contractor to provide you with a load...

    ask your contractor to provide you with a load calculation.this will ensure you of getting the proper size equipment.you can do your own by clicking hvac load calc its worth it to be sure.thanks
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    check out http://www.mrslim.

    check out http://www.mrslim.
  5. Thread: Noisy ducts

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    its hard to diagnose sounds over the...

    its hard to diagnose sounds over the internet.this is something a qualified hvac contractor will need to hear to pinpoint your problem.usually these noises can be caused by poor workmanship and...
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    yes its possible to keep your old furnace any...

    yes its possible to keep your old furnace any good hvac contractor has the skills to install a new coil by making the duct adaptations that are necessary.the furnace being 15 years old its probably...
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    i get the feeling the pics may be transferred...

    i get the feeling the pics may be transferred over to the wall of shame.this tends to happen when contractors have inexperienced helpers installing hvac systems.its up to the contractor to make sure...
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    they can be wrapped after installation but doing...

    they can be wrapped after installation but doing so takes twice the time and working in the crawlspace is usually a difficult task.expect to be charged accordingly.taking the lowest priced bid is...
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    if theres plumbing pipes in the crawl cutting in...

    if theres plumbing pipes in the crawl cutting in a register is ok to prevent freeze ups.also a 4 ton system cooling 1400 sq ft sounds way oversized.did this contractor do a load calculation on your...
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    insulating the ducts is the proper thing to do...

    insulating the ducts is the proper thing to do when installing ductwork in an unconditioned crawlspace.they need to be wrapped with insulation before they are installed.it sounds like your contractor...
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    and judging by your spelling and forming of a...

    and judging by your spelling and forming of a complete sentence you may not be ready to write up any contracts or invoices without help either ...lol
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    hackery is the term we use for installations that...

    hackery is the term we use for installations that dont meet up to proper standards.usually these companies hire out contractors that are paid a portion of the cost for installing your equipment.they...
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    i would stay away from sears and home depot.they...

    i would stay away from sears and home depot.they subcontract all their work out and ive seen some hackery over the years.they also have the highest prices around.get a few estimates from reputable...
  14. Thread: rheem unit

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    if you keep hitting it enough times im sure youll...

    if you keep hitting it enough times im sure youll jar something else loose,this should be diagnosed by qualified hvac contractor.like stated check all wiring,inducer and blower door.
  15. Thread: New Furnace

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    we dont give pricing and installing your own...

    we dont give pricing and installing your own system is not recommended.this is something a qualified hvac contractor should be doing.
  16. Thread: Air Handler

    by jeffshvac
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    most air handler drain pans can be replaced or...

    most air handler drain pans can be replaced or fabricated as stated .also you should have an emergency secondary drain pan under the air handler.having a qualified hvac contractor check your system...
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    i may be mistaken but i thought advertising your...

    i may be mistaken but i thought advertising your own site was against the rules in this forum.and doing a load calc is something that professionals should do.even a newbie knows that.
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    you can get away with it being 10 inches away...

    you can get away with it being 10 inches away from the house as long as the service panel is accessable from the side.as a contractor i wouldnt leave it up to you to set up the distance its his...
  19. Thread: No Heat

    by jeffshvac
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    according to your profile your occupation is...

    according to your profile your occupation is hvac,im sure you know what could cause gas valve chattering.giving you an online diagnosis of this problem is against site rules.
  20. Thread: No Heat

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    ask yourself this...is saving a few extra dollars...

    ask yourself this...is saving a few extra dollars really worth your families safety?having a service call done on a sunday is sometimes necessary.ignoring this problem and using the furnace is not...
  21. Thread: ducane

    by jeffshvac
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    if your currently selling goodman you can offer...

    if your currently selling goodman you can offer either of the two has your high end equipment.id go with the heil.
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    with the proper installation the york affinity is...

    with the proper installation the york affinity is a nice system.www.yorkupg.com
  23. we dont put returns in kitchens or bathrooms have...

    we dont put returns in kitchens or bathrooms have them relocate it while they still can.return air will circulate provided the doors are undercut to allow it.
  24. properly sizing your ductwork is an important...

    properly sizing your ductwork is an important part of a new furnace installation.the ducts can be designed for your system so that they can save you space and still work properly.having a qualified...
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    i suggest having your contractor do a load...

    i suggest having your contractor do a load calculation to determine the proper equipment sizing.this will ensure your getting the most efficient system possible.
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    have a qualified hvac contractor evaluate the...

    have a qualified hvac contractor evaluate the situation maybe locating the condenser in between the two inside units will help.
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    ductless mini splits are perfect for this...

    ductless mini splits are perfect for this application.they are efficient and quiet and cost less than a complete system.check out http://www.mrslim.com
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    any qualified hvac contractor will normally...

    any qualified hvac contractor will normally evaluate your air conditioning system before installing a new furnace.changing the evaporator coil along with a new high efficiency condenser will save you...
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    if the humidifier fan is that loud then chances...

    if the humidifier fan is that loud then chances are it is not working properly.most good humidifiers such as aprilaire 700 and others have the name and model number on them.have the hvac contractor...
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    space heaters can be dangerous,i recommend ...

    space heaters can be dangerous,i recommend installing a minisplit system check out http://www.mrslim.com these units are quiet,efficient and reasonably priced.
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    what brand and model number humidifier? yes...

    what brand and model number humidifier? yes hooking it to the cold water line is correct.
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    i would call back the contractor that just...

    i would call back the contractor that just installed the system.its his responsibility to make sure everything is working properly upon completion of the job.
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    most noises can be easily pinpointed by a...

    most noises can be easily pinpointed by a qualified hvac contractor.putting off a service call can lead to bigger problems later on.having your system serviced regularly is recommended.
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    i would stop replacing parts and call a qualified...

    i would stop replacing parts and call a qualified hvac contractor to diagnose and repair your system.this could be caused by any number of things.
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    were just giving you some mumber jumber?isnt it...

    were just giving you some mumber jumber?isnt it mumbo jumbo?like the previous posts state its not so much about the brand each of these offer several different models.
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    the tankless are more efficient,provide plenty of...

    the tankless are more efficient,provide plenty of hot water when needed and take up much less space.spending extra now will save you in the long run.
  37. Thread: lo pressures

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    it sounds like you should have had a qualified...

    it sounds like you should have had a qualified hvac contractor install this equipment.this is something that can be diagnosed with a service call.
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    most companies dont perform a load calc untill a...

    most companies dont perform a load calc untill a contract is signed.and charging for the load calc is not uncommon it takes up to an hour to do one.you can do your own by clicking hvac calc at the...
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    im sure any qualified hvac contractor would be...

    im sure any qualified hvac contractor would be glad to help you wire your goodman internet unit,get your checkbook ready.
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    maybe the rheem distributor or the internet site...

    maybe the rheem distributor or the internet site that sells them should include instructions for the diyer to install his own furnace too.sizing of your ductwork depends on your load calc.having a...
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    someones been neglecting their furnace...

    someones been neglecting their furnace servicing.you mean i was supposed to change a filter?
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    thats plenty of room to cut a 6 inch take off.the...

    thats plenty of room to cut a 6 inch take off.the subcontractor must not be much of an installer.i agree you got hacked.
  43. ive installed several of the mitsubishi heat pump...

    ive installed several of the mitsubishi heat pump m series and havnt had any heating complaints here in nj.why do you say they have limited heating capabilities b.l.?
  44. for a good ductless minisplit check out...

    for a good ductless minisplit check out http://www.mrslim.com these units are perfect for this application.
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    sorry steve site rules prevent us from doing...

    sorry steve site rules prevent us from doing online service calls,having an hvac contractor diagnose the problem is recommended. thanks
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    your right it looks tight tinner.maybe relocating...

    your right it looks tight tinner.maybe relocating the round supply drop above the plenum would be the proper way.unless it isnt possible.
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    i dont like it,the flex is being...

    i dont like it,the flex is being restricted.changing it to hard round elbows would be better.that looks like typical condo hackery.
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    for some reason the homeowners are not responding...

    for some reason the homeowners are not responding to this post.maybe the misspellings are scaring them off.i dont see why you cant offer your customers high efficiency equipment and still offer a...
  49. you can call a qualified hvac contractor.this...

    you can call a qualified hvac contractor.this could be a matter of balancing out your system or correcting a problem with your ductwork.
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    You can tell the customer that you can't get it...

    You can tell the customer that you can't get it to fit. I'll make a sale, if I can. [/B][/QUOTE] ive never heard of any air handler that...
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