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    Are you asking if the humidity outside will...

    Are you asking if the humidity outside will affect the run time or inside? The way you put stuff at least how I read it was you were talking about the outside humidity and I think the pros were...
  2. You may want to run for cover as it sounds like...

    You may want to run for cover as it sounds like you are being dive bombed.
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    Hmm you could try pulling off the T-stat and...

    Hmm you could try pulling off the T-stat and stick a thermometer in the hole and see if the temp is the same as what the T-stat says. If so have someone plug the hole so that no air will affect the...
  4. Thanks for the info. I know this is going to...

    Thanks for the info. I know this is going to cost to get it right however good work is worth the cost as you seem to pay over and over for cheep work. My gut tells me that the unit may not be...
  5. Thanks a lot. I will give them a call in the...

    Thanks a lot. I will give them a call in the next few days and set something up and see how it goes.
  6. Ok then does anyone have a suggestion of a good...

    Ok then does anyone have a suggestion of a good place that is local to me that will do what I am asking?
  7. Looking for Tech in Sterling Heights Mi area

    I am looking for a good company to do some work on my ac unit. I want to have the TSP checked too make sure that the duct work is not too small for the unit. I also want to have the superheating...
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    Thanks, both seem well priced to what I have seen...

    Thanks, both seem well priced to what I have seen out there. I guess I will see how they work in my friends system and if I like them get some myself.
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    When looking at a say a Merv 8 filter what is a...

    When looking at a say a Merv 8 filter what is a good pressure drop to start with? A other one that I have seen around is one by a company called Quality and the one I looked at was the 16x25x5 ...
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    ??? Air filter

    Has anyone ever used any filters that are made by Koch Filter Corporation? I have never seen them before buy my friend says that they are good. Any info would be helpful.
  11. Thread: FACIAL HAIR

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    Poll: All I care is the unit works after it's...

    All I care is the unit works after it's installed. Hell for a discount you can take my wife too.
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    I would call someone and have a manual J done to...

    I would call someone and have a manual J done to see what size system you really need to have installed. I understand that money is a issue with everyone these days but why take someones guess on...
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    60000btu of heat in a warm part of the country? ...

    60000btu of heat in a warm part of the country? Were you having issues keeping the home warm before with the 40k unit? If not why oversize it and cause issue?
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    Myself I would start looking at the HOA bylaws...

    Myself I would start looking at the HOA bylaws for things that are not legal and start picking it apart until it is tossed out. In some states when a judge see how much crap is in the bylaws they...
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    So homes build in the 1970's how often do you run...

    So homes build in the 1970's how often do you run into it?
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    So when was asbestos not used anymore?

    So when was asbestos not used anymore?
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    I have R11 I think in the walls, and the attic...

    I have R11 I think in the walls, and the attic has R38
  18. My unit failed last year in the middle of January...

    My unit failed last year in the middle of January so I had little time to shop around. I feel lucky that I did do a load calc myself as no one else seem to want too and 2 of the contractors were way...
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    I would love to see a Rheem Mod hooked to your...

    I would love to see a Rheem Mod hooked to your stand and tested at 40% 60% 80% and 100% just to see where it really stands.
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    Well that makes sense. Is the module able to be...

    Well that makes sense. Is the module able to be repaired or is it replace only type of thing? I know in the field you really don't have time to trouble shoot what part is bad and find a...
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    Have any one of you ever tried to repair a ECM...

    Have any one of you ever tried to repair a ECM motor? Mine is working fine but is there parts that go bad in them that are common?
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    My mom has Vinyl windows from when they first hit...

    My mom has Vinyl windows from when they first hit the market. So far they are holding up well. The issue she has with them is that they don't stay open anymore because of being worn out but they...
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    Well I understand that you have to pay the bill...

    Well I understand that you have to pay the bill but until it's done right why would you pay it? Again I ask if your truck you did service with went down and needed a new motor and you took it in to...
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    Why would you pay someone when the job is not...

    Why would you pay someone when the job is not done? He also said that the heater is now reading "System Malfunction" and again not running. Please tell me why he should get payed for something that...
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    Please do not pay him until he makes everything...

    Please do not pay him until he makes everything right on this install. Think about it this way. If you payed to have a new motor installed into your car and when you want to pick the car up it did...
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    Myself I would NOT pay until the job is done and...

    Myself I would NOT pay until the job is done and done correctly. For what you pay to have a system installed you should be happy with the work and it should be done to what the contract says. He is...
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    If you have say 2 air vents in the basement and...

    If you have say 2 air vents in the basement and just one return would you not be supplying more air the the return be taking? If so would there still be a issue?
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    Also just because a house is new does not mean it...

    Also just because a house is new does not mean it was build correctly. My mother in law home is brand new and I would not even want that house if it was giving to me. 2 door walls both of witch...
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    Best of my know there is no way to guess on that...

    Best of my know there is no way to guess on that number. You need to have a blower door test done.
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    So are you saying it is better to use a radiant...

    So are you saying it is better to use a radiant barrier and then wrap it in fiberglass sleeve?
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    I have no issue using copy on 7 day setup.

    I have no issue using copy on 7 day setup.
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    Household ammonia has a pH of 12 You may not...

    Household ammonia has a pH of 12 You may not want to drink that water if that is true that is if you want to live for long.
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    How large is the basement you are going to heat?

    How large is the basement you are going to heat?
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    If everything is hooked up correctly how would CO...

    If everything is hooked up correctly how would CO be coming into the house? Where is it coming from?
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    Yes I know it is typical of the unit but I also...

    Yes I know it is typical of the unit but I also thought sense most other stuff can bet set that the fan speed was adjustable also. Thanks. By the way what is the default speed on fan only?
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    Rheem Modulating Furnace

    I have a quick question about the fan. When I just want to move air around but not run the ac I just turn on the fan and it goes. However it blows at a really low rate of air flow. Is there a way...
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    Duct air leakage is surly a issue with this place...

    Duct air leakage is surly a issue with this place however the good thing is everything is easy to get too so mastic will be not hard to apply. There are also other issues that need to be fixed as in...
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    Thanks for the info I will have to try that out...

    Thanks for the info I will have to try that out and see what I find out. I am going to have the ESP tested soon just need to find a good company in my area that does it which should not be too hard...
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    question about my ducts

    Over the winter my system failed and I had it replaced. I used HVAC Calc to find out what size was needed and had that installed. However I did not even think about the duct work at all because at...
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    The largest issue I have seen with caps in...

    The largest issue I have seen with caps in anything I have ever worked on including T.V's and things like that is people take short cuts and go with the lowest voltage cap that will work. You see...
  41. I would wait until the winter just to be kind to...

    I would wait until the winter just to be kind to the HVAC guys that are going to be installing the unit. They will be working in the attic which in the summer heat will be really hot and they will...
  42. Well something don't seem right there. I can't...

    Well something don't seem right there. I can't see how it could (remove) water from the air.
  43. A ozone machine should not have to be ran for...

    A ozone machine should not have to be ran for days on end to get what you want done. My home when I got it was super heavy smoker house (6 people 2 packs a day for over 10 years) What I did was...
  44. I installed CFL's in fact that is all I have in...

    I installed CFL's in fact that is all I have in the house did it before I even moved in. There is 28" of insulation and I am hoping to eather replace the windows or caulk them soon. The ducts are...
  45. Yes it did help me a lot. This was my first...

    Yes it did help me a lot. This was my first house and I used the money to install the correct size HVAC system plus fix all kinds of other issues with the house and cut my bills in half VS the old...
  46. They can look at my home all they want but they...

    They can look at my home all they want but they will still find that I do not have any money to make even small improvements at this point and time. I have done what ever I can in the for now but...
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    I really have no clue on the quality of the unit...

    I really have no clue on the quality of the unit you are asking about. But I can tell you this little it of info. Ask if they are going to do a manual J calc on the home because if they don't how...
  48. I am a bit confused on this one. What does temp...

    I am a bit confused on this one. What does temp drop on the coil have to do with the outside temp? If it is 100* outside and the ac runs until it is say 80* inside the air from the return is going...
  49. Why not spend a bit of money and download the...

    Why not spend a bit of money and download the program from here to do a load calc yourself? Does not cost a lot and that way you can see if it is even close to what he (thinks) should be installed. ...
  50. Why not have a few returns in the basement if you...

    Why not have a few returns in the basement if you also install the same amount of supply vents too in order to balance the pressure out?
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