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    Thanks for the reply. You are not that far from...

    Thanks for the reply. You are not that far from me. I was hoping to get some other feedback and opinions on the need for preventive maintenance on ductless units.

    I just spoke to the...
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    Ductless Minisplit Cleaning Opinions

    I have (5) outdoor and (7) indoor units in a residence. They have run well and are reliable. Mitsubishi and Fujitsu

    Question: Is it worthwhile having a deep cleaning done on the inside and...
  3. Thanks to all for the feedback. Denyer thanks...

    Thanks to all for the feedback. Denyer thanks for your tips.

    Has anyone tried something like spraying Cal Shield on the fan? Technician suggested it and he sprayed one with and one without....
  4. Thanks. No smoking. We do have a cat.

    Thanks. No smoking. We do have a cat.
  5. Thanks. We don't consider these as high traffic...

    Thanks. We don't consider these as high traffic areas.
  6. Thanks Spide. That's what I'll be doing. They...

    Thanks Spide. That's what I'll be doing. They have done many minis and are a Mits black diamond dealer. Any ideas on how to prevent the buildup, and does it reverse during heating season?

    I...
  7. Thanks, Not sure how this photo comes out. The...

    Thanks, Not sure how this photo comes out. The filters fit as they should in the groove. My lighting may not have been good enough

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  8. Thanks for the reply, I have normally cleaned...

    Thanks for the reply, I have normally cleaned them every couple months or less. I typically vacuum them and every other time wash them.
  9. Wow, no help, or no one has ever run into this...

    Wow, no help, or no one has ever run into this squirrel cage crud buildup problem before on mini-splits?

    Is there any treatment on fan or filters that will minimize the buildup? How necessary...
  10. Costly maintenance consideration for those installing ductless or minisplit.

    A costly problem with accumulation of crud on the squirrel cage fan in my ductless mini-splits is something Iíve not ever seen discussed on this forum, nor have I seen or heard it mentioned by...
  11. Thanks and appreciate the info. I was...

    Thanks and appreciate the info.

    I was looking for any feedback by those who had experience or customers or who might have had similar questions about the "dry mode" because it doesn't work in a...
  12. Fujitsu mini split Dry Mode fails to dehumidify in basement setting

    I have a Fujitsu 15RLQ mini split located in a 1500 sq ft walk-out basement. I attempted to use it in "dry" mode this summer and it did not reduce humidity nor did it produce any condensate. I...
  13. Electric hot water heater used as indirect storage?

    I was told by an HVAC contractor who was selling a late model boiler that my electric hot water heater can be piped and used as optional indirect hot water heater storage? Is this even feasible and...
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    As a comment to this thread I have a ranch of...

    As a comment to this thread I have a ranch of 3400+ sq ft first floor partially on slab with a 1500 sq ft walk out basement. I have two York (3 & 2.5 ton) central AC attic systems that have worked...
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    "What would have been installed was a high...

    "What would have been installed was a high efficiency boiler. How would have been by what ever piping modifications they had to make. Why, would be to make money for them, and install a money saving...
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    I'm probably totally wrong on this but this is...

    I'm probably totally wrong on this but this is just my interpretation of the HVAC business not really based upon experience, but based upon lurking and learning here from others.

    The concept of...
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    If you don't mind I could use some clarification...

    If you don't mind I could use some clarification too.

    I was thinking of having my older 34 yo boiler (550+ stack temp) replaced with the expectation of reducing oil consumption. Based upon...
  18. Thanks for the suggestions. It is mounted on an...

    Thanks for the suggestions. It is mounted on an outside wall. The installer rechecked that hole but it had been thoroughly foamed. I will look at the wall temp. in that location.

    Have you (or...
  19. Is it appropriate to provide location and name of...

    Is it appropriate to provide location and name of installing company?

    Obviously you are a discriminating and educated customer and those are the ones most of us prefer to receive our...
  20. Fujitsu 15RLQ ductless mini split hardwired remote control opinions

    I have a Fujitsu 15RLQ mini split that was installed this fall that does not hold consistent room temperatures. Typically I experience up to 6 degree fluctuations, and in HP mode they are always...
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    Thanks. My original post was confusing. I know...

    Thanks. My original post was confusing. I know pellet stoves take electricity. I was looking for a brand that users have found to be at least semi reliable.

    My house leaks because it has a...
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    How trouble free are the pellet stoves?

    I'm considering getting a pellet stove insert for my 1st floor LR fireplace because I want to feel warm at less cost. Are these units relatively trouble free?

    I now have a 5700 Quadrafire in a...
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    Ductless recharge in cold weather

    Can a ductless be satisfactorily recharged in cold weather? If the refrigerant spec capacity is 2 lb - 9 oz is that what the tech should pull out and then reinstall? Refrigerant lines are about...
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    PA PPL pricing change

    Nothing to do with PECO, but PPL has just started a new time of day pricing plan in January 2011 that will be significantly cheaper - meaning about .06 kwh off peak, .07 kwh peak (5-7PM winter) and...
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    crmont...Thanks, for the input and suggestion. ...

    crmont...Thanks, for the input and suggestion. It definitely gurgles at times other than defrost. I was wondering if Roadking who appears to have the same unit (15RLQ) and if the inability to hold...
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