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    Our's has same issues,same response from tech...

    Our's has same issues,same response from tech support.
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    Why not use multiple switches in multiple...

    Why not use multiple switches in multiple locations, there cheap compared to water damage. If its an upflow, I'd recommend the secondary outlet of the coil. Coils frequently clog at the primary...
  3. Thread: Mini splits

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    Make sure you do the heat load calculation.

    Make sure you do the heat load calculation.
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    Lennox is changing there dry charge units to POE....

    Lennox is changing there dry charge units to POE. We have used M099 in existing systems with no problems but as BL says, 22 is just slightly more expensive than 99 right now.
  5. Pulled into the gas station last Sunday morning...

    Pulled into the gas station last Sunday morning at 7 am. A guy pulls up to the pump beside me in a 30 year old beat up pickup truck loaded down with very large and thick slabs of refrigerant coils....
  6. Did you put your names on the reservation list?

    Did you put your names on the reservation list?
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    combustion air location

    Contractor wants us to install fire place vent and combustion air inlet. The vent is a non issue, its just b vent. My question is can we take combustion air from under the house? This is a pier and...
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    Standard supply out of Dallas, Texas still sells...

    Standard supply out of Dallas, Texas still sells the old style stapler.
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    Use 5/8 inch I.D. Plastic tubing available and a...

    Use 5/8 inch I.D. Plastic tubing available and a 5/8 inch barb to 3/4 male adapter fitting all available at Home Depot.
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    condenser/compressor is 20' below evap and 45'...

    condenser/compressor is 20' below evap and 45' total refrigerant line length.
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    suction line trap

    Hope this is correct forum. We're installing a split wine unit for wine room. The refrigerant piping instructions call for a trap in suction line half way up between condenser and evaporator. The...
  12. Thread: Hot tub room

    by nvr2old
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    How can the exhaust fan be to big or small if its...

    How can the exhaust fan be to big or small if its controlled by humidistat? It runs as long as it needs to. How can you ever keep the joists from sweating if the room is always cold and the he pops...
  13. Here's an install question. If your furnace...

    Here's an install question. If your furnace opening is 23x14 and you 5 inch filter rack is 20x25 do you make a transition or do you butt the rack up against the furnace and blank off the excess...
  14. Yes it lowers static on the return side...

    Yes it lowers static on the return side significantly. Its worth it. Just remember the static will go up on supply side if duct is to small. One of the ACCA alphabet manuals recommends you choose a...
  15. Are you looking to just lower static to be in...

    Are you looking to just lower static to be in factory specs or to achive a cfm at a certain static, or as much cfm as possible?
  16. Gas or fan coil. Install one long common plenum...

    Gas or fan coil. Install one long common plenum on return side. Buy 5' rex racks and rex plenums from Insco. Install as far back on common plenum as possible. Attach duct to rex plenum. I cant see a...
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    We have an H10, D-Tek Select, and a SLR-2...

    We have an H10, D-Tek Select, and a SLR-2 Fieldpiece. The H10 does as well on 410 as any, maybe slightly better. The D-Tek because of its poor battery life comes in third. The Fieldpiece we just got ...
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    You need a contractors license which requires 3...

    You need a contractors license which requires 3 years verifiable field experience. Then you get to buy insurance.
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    What do you mean by certified tech card?

    What do you mean by certified tech card?
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    Cordless drills.

    Cordless drills.
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    I called GE awhile back needing a part for my gas...

    I called GE awhile back needing a part for my gas clothes dryer. They would not sell it to me because I was not a licensed plumber. A liability issue. Not every manufacturer is as smart as GE.
  22. Thread: Pumpkins

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    I'm wasn't necessarily asking for the definitive...

    I'm wasn't necessarily asking for the definitive answer with details provided, just wandering if there is a possible problem, or does a care facility of this type have more IAQ problems than my house...
  23. Thread: Pumpkins

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    This is not a trick question.

    This is not a trick question.
  24. Thread: Pumpkins

    by nvr2old
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    Pumpkins

    What happened to my pumpkin? I bought 2 identical pumpkins several weeks before Halloween and decorated both with push in wood decorations only, not carved. One pumpkin went to Grandsons house as is...
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    Why do some Inficon D-teks work better than...

    Why do some Inficon D-teks work better than others. Our D-tek will only find a 410 leak once the H-10 points it out. I don't like the Inficon batterys. When will they go to a lithum battery? Our...
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    Tell him you want a metal, externally insulated...

    Tell him you want a metal, externally insulated plenum.
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    Call your chosen manufacturers technical...

    Call your chosen manufacturers technical service/applications department when in doubt.
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    Forget the vehicle wrap, most are to complicated...

    Forget the vehicle wrap, most are to complicated to read. Clean and neat works better. Don't let your wife quit her day job. Sign up with Mitsubishi, free advertising that actually works.
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    So you have a 5 ton in an upflow position? Is it...

    So you have a 5 ton in an upflow position? Is it in a closet with the only return space being under the unit or do you have a pier and beam house with a ducted return system. What size was your...
  30. Thread: lennox

    by nvr2old
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    You gotta be an electrical engineer to read them.

    You gotta be an electrical engineer to read them.
  31. A/C Harris, hanging a unit is not manditory in...

    A/C Harris, hanging a unit is not manditory in Dallas
  32. I wish every attic was as neat and pretty as the...

    I wish every attic was as neat and pretty as the ones in the quick sling ad.
  33. Thread: lennox TXV

    by nvr2old
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    They have adjustable ones in the catalog also if...

    They have adjustable ones in the catalog also if you prefer.
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    Call the Lennox 800 number. Explain the situation...

    Call the Lennox 800 number. Explain the situation nicely and ask for help. Any Lennox dealer that gives a hoot can get your motor comped.
  35. The last time I read a Lennox condenser install...

    The last time I read a Lennox condenser install manual it said a slight pitch away from house was acceptable under certain conditions in snow climates. Does it snow in Florida? Level looks better.
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    I'd say even if you do your homework its still a...

    I'd say even if you do your homework its still a crapshoot. How does the average homeowner know a good install? How many people in this business know a good install? Every home owner that buys a...
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    Why a condensate pump if drain is not going...

    Why a condensate pump if drain is not going uphill?
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    Why is the 240 volt line between the disconnect...

    Why is the 240 volt line between the disconnect and unit in conduit and not the 240 between the 2 units? Where is the drain? Did you reduce it from 5/8" that that little line seen in picture? I...
  39. Thread: load calcs

    by nvr2old
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    Obrien was the first program we bought many years...

    Obrien was the first program we bought many years ago. Price at that time if I remember correctly was about 1/4 that of others. I remember calling Obrien and asking questions, he was helpful. Call...
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    Skip, you have a valid point, and I didn't...

    Skip, you have a valid point, and I didn't mention the new rumford kitchen fireplace 15' away
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    Make up air? Whats that? We will be installing a...

    Make up air? Whats that? We will be installing a 1200 cfm residential kitchen hood later this month. We asked the sellers hood specialist about make up air. His response was the house is loose...
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    Blower wheel is dirty. You need to pull and clean...

    Blower wheel is dirty. You need to pull and clean it.
  43. R 22 units only have a 5 year warranty. A...

    R 22 units only have a 5 year warranty. A matched system is not a priority for 50-75% of homeowners.
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    On a roof we generally try to turn them out of...

    On a roof we generally try to turn them out of the prevailing wind and install a wind barrier if necessary. We also install them in middle of 2-8' 4x4's with lag bolts. On the ground we've used a...
  45. We put in a Ruud nitrogen charged R22 last week....

    We put in a Ruud nitrogen charged R22 last week. Leak checked, pulled vacuum, open valves and tried to charge. Thought the txv was bad. Nope. Forgot to dump nitrogen beforehand. Had to recover and...
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    I have a customer that dries the towels they use...

    I have a customer that dries the towels they use around the swimming pool with the condenser air discharge.
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    I think you would have to take into account what...

    I think you would have to take into account what type deck you have and what brand condenser will be under the deck. If there is 40" between top of unit and lower part of deck then I assume your deck...
  48. My 2 cents worth. Don't start with new equipment....

    My 2 cents worth. Don't start with new equipment. You can't control the air until you can contain the air. Start with a blower door and seal the house up tight. Then a load calc to verify correct...
  49. Thread: beef briket

    by nvr2old
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    If your cooking in a crock pot your cooking a...

    If your cooking in a crock pot your cooking a roast. If it we're on a smoker I would say 185-190. Some people say 1.5 hours per pound.
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    I think if you paid someone to replace a...

    I think if you paid someone to replace a capacitor in that unit you should ask for your money back and find a new service guy.
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