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    Probably, if it were working correctly. Without...

    Probably, if it were working correctly. Without an accurate load calculation it's impossible to say.
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    Sounds more like a 2.5 ton load to me. You have...

    Sounds more like a 2.5 ton load to me. You have similiar summer weather to my area and I cool my 1800sqft 1980s house with 2.5 tons no problem.
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    You've got to change your avatar, that's Mr....

    You've got to change your avatar, that's Mr. Bill's avatar.

    I'd guess 20-25/hr
  4. Thread: quoting posts

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    Just start your reply in front of the post you're...

    Just start your reply in front of the post you're replying to where is says QUOTE=
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    Those are a cheap way to duct an open space....

    Those are a cheap way to duct an open space. http://www.ruskin.com/file/model/639~Concentric-Diffusers/doc/5653
    I wouldn't suggest trying to take off anything other branch lines. Sell them a...
  6. Thread: 410

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    We should rename this thread the misinformation...

    We should rename this thread the misinformation thread.
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    Yes .5 ESP is rare, usually find .7-over 1" in...

    Yes .5 ESP is rare, usually find .7-over 1" in the field on furnace/evap coil set ups.
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    The water itself in the drain line is cold and...

    The water itself in the drain line is cold and will make the pipe sweat. It's code here to insulate horizontal drain line runs in an attic.
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    I just blow through with nitro and connect them...

    I just blow through with nitro and connect them with a flare coupling.
  10. I thought dad got rid of that rating thing. I'm...

    I thought dad got rid of that rating thing. I'm 98% of the time on htalk my phone and I can't see likes/dislikes or the hierarchy thingy anyways.
  11. Thread: Txt

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    IS THE TXV ADJUSTABLE!?!

    IS THE TXV ADJUSTABLE!?!
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    Hi nick, hey Christina. I found some duct leaks...

    Hi nick, hey Christina. I found some duct leaks but no worries, I got it sealed up for you.
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    4 tons and yes it's likely a rated match for a...

    4 tons and yes it's likely a rated match for a 3.5 ton outdoor unit.
  14. You may need a new coil because it's leaking...

    You may need a new coil because it's leaking refrigerant, not because it's restricted.
  15. Thread: Txt

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    Is the txv adjustable?

    Is the txv adjustable?
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    Maybe you're right, that's why I asked for mo...

    Maybe you're right, that's why I asked for mo betta info, it's kinda confusing the way it's written. I prefer

    RADB - xx
    RAWB- xx
    SADB- xx
    SAWB- xx
    LLT- Xx
    SLT- Xx
    Lpsig- xx
    Hpsig -...
  17. Thread: Txt

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    I see 99 with 6* SC

    I see 99 with 6* SC
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    Return air wet bulb and pressure/sat temps (I...

    Return air wet bulb and pressure/sat temps (I could figure those out but too much thinking). Is the txv adjustable?
  19. Thread: Txt

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    Txt

    The Bryant txv thread is about the copeland scroll rust inhibitor. It presents itself with low suction pressure and high superheat (txv stuck more closed)

    Possibly the wrong valve. Is the bulb...
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    We sell one brand and have for many years. We can...

    We sell one brand and have for many years. We can and sometimes do under some circumstances offer a cheaper brand but 95% of our installs are with the same brand.
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    Those dampers work in reverse to what you're...

    Those dampers work in reverse to what you're wanting it to do. Also Combustion air has to be free from obstructions, if a damper were to fail closed it could cause a dangerous condition. There's...
  22. Thread: Manual J Help

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    This is York's...

    This is York's EAC technical paper. Of course I'm sure it's somewhat biased but it is a good EAC. I believe it's a rebranded Aprilaire model 5000. It's also the least restrictive on your duct system,
  23. Thread: Manual J Help

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    With that kind of heat load in a climate like...

    With that kind of heat load in a climate like Houston I think heat pumps would be a better and cheaper option. That way you'd have more to spend on the AC side. Any furnace is going to be way...
  24. Thread: Manual J Help

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    Clean effects drops of a lot as it loads up. I'm...

    Clean effects drops of a lot as it loads up. I'm not a fan of EACs, much prefer a 4-5" media filter.
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    Sorry not www.aquaproducts.us , it's...

    Sorry not www.aquaproducts.us , it's www.multiaqua.com I was thinking of.
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    I out offered you at 2.50, SOB declined my...

    I out offered you at 2.50, SOB declined my offer...

    I would like to have it but I have 4 leak detectors already so another one isn't at the top of my toy list.
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    Aqua products in SC?

    Aqua products in SC?
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    Because you're slugging the compressor with...

    Because you're slugging the compressor with liquid refrigerant. 0*SH.
  29. Sorry, here's the link...

    Sorry, here's the link https://www.netatmo.com/en-US/product
  30. It can do both, house leakage directly and duct...

    It can do both, house leakage directly and duct leakage by subtraction method. A blower door test and a duct blaster test would be more accurate though.

    Most attached garages leak into the living...
  31. Thread: quoting posts

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    No, you're gonna do it my way or we've got a...

    No, you're gonna do it my way or we've got a problem...jk
  32. Thread: 410

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    Your posts are hard to follow. All 'beer can...

    Your posts are hard to follow. All 'beer can cold' is is overcharging a unit to the point of 0 superheat (liquid refrigerant in the suction line), it doesn't matter if it's r22, r410a, r500, r600,...
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    Looks like a multicultural facility. I don't know...

    Looks like a multicultural facility. I don't know what all they make here or where it is. Looks like commercial vrf/vrv air handlers.
    http://youtu.be/XARE337DmeA
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    Daikan will be made in USA by Japanese workers.

    Daikan will be made in USA by Japanese workers.
  35. 1. 30 minutes or so with analogue guages, digital...

    1. 30 minutes or so with analogue guages, digital guages will show the leak much quicker.

    2. If it rises you either have a leak or moisture still in the system.

    3. You purge your hoses with...
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    Id make an elbow, radius or square with vanes.

    Id make an elbow, radius or square with vanes.
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    It's only as good as the inputs entered into the...

    It's only as good as the inputs entered into the formula. If you do it correctly and with a blower door test it's pretty accurate for 1% of the time.
  38. Thread: Txvalve

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    How old is the unit? 2013-2014 model? Copeland...

    How old is the unit? 2013-2014 model? Copeland compressor?
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    The only way to size an air conditioner so that...

    The only way to size an air conditioner so that it is correctly sized most of the time is to use variable capacity systems with zoning and major duct modifications and most folks can't afford all...
  40. Probably not, depends on your city and the AHJ....

    Probably not, depends on your city and the AHJ. Some require the contractor to submit a load calculation when they pull the permit but they don't check to see if it's right for the house.
  41. Not much, depends on your city. they should look...

    Not much, depends on your city. they should look at electrical, gas, plumbing, duct insulation, duct sealing, venting pertaining to the install to make sure it's all up to code.
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    Nobody understands it, or cares to, so everybody...

    Nobody understands it, or cares to, so everybody oversizes so they don't get calls when it's 98*F out and the AC won't get it below 74* in their house. If it's too humid we sell you a whole house...
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    Yes and even the ones that are correctly sized...

    Yes and even the ones that are correctly sized with manual J are oversized 99% of the season.
  44. Thread: 410

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    The higher pressure ain't got jack to do with how...

    The higher pressure ain't got jack to do with how a heat pump works, 110*F condensing sat temp is 110*F no matter what refrigerant pressure it is (ie R22 226psig = 110*F, r410a 365psig= 110*F)....
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    Lolz

    Lolz
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    It's in the IMC, if in unconditioned space it...

    It's in the IMC, if in unconditioned space it should be double wall all the way to the furnace.
  47. No unless you find a Craigslist hack to hack...

    No unless you find a Craigslist hack to hack something up, it'll likely cost you more in the long run.

    Prices vary drastically from state to state, city to city, and company to company so it's...
  48. Thread: 410

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    You can charge 410 to beer can cold just like any...

    You can charge 410 to beer can cold just like any refrigerant.
  49. 1. Somewhat True as the type of refrigerant has...

    1. Somewhat True as the type of refrigerant has changed and is likely not compatible with your old indoor unit.

    2. No, big box stores just use a local contractor and tack on some money so they...
  50. ACCA manual D.

    ACCA manual D.
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