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Being a Contractor myself you've got a pretty good head start and you are doing fine.
Being a Husband who also had a pregnant wife and no a.c a number of years ago, I also know of what you speak....
Your outdoor a/c condenser is not functioning properly. Please remove the power to the outdoor unit for safety reasons and call a local contractor who should be able to diagnose and repair this...
I always use this when I solder, Haven't had an issue using this with 410 for many years.
Are they running the furnace for heat currently?
Is it a 2 pipe system or single pipe?
Existing Water heaters don't have to meet the New Requirements
Manufacturers will be able to sell off existing stock of water heaters made before the changeover date.
Another issue to take into consideration which may or may not apply to you would be that come april the Federal Govt is requiring water heater manufacturers to improve the efficiency of their waters...
i had one, It was a sat morning no heat call a few years ago.
When there I opened bottom door of a carrier up flow in the basement to see why there was no low voltage and I came face to face with...
Is the pressure relief valve changed also in this setup?. Boilers set fixed at 30# Water heaters 125#
let me untie that bow for you and retie it this way.
On replacement secondary heat exchanger carrier offers a free replacement and a labor stipend to the company who does the replacement. Some...
I do service on all makes and have been doing it, since, well for a long time lets just say.
Sounds like you have 2 probable causes for the CO issue.
1) Recirculation of flue gases. caused by...
What City and State do you live in?
Preventing sewer gas migration into the plenum
My questions are:
Is this new cycling behavior normal? (On for 20, off for 10, on for 20?)
Probably...... in an apartment what is the insulation and window like are they efficient?
"It's Just amazing how many wires go to that switch"
I can leak check a system from the outside after installing a new condenser by evacuating an entire system and seeing if it holds the proper vacuum.
That being said I don't think I ever jumped...
Aprilaire says not the best spot.......but yes you can
Should my Aprilaire power humidifier be installed on the supply plenum or the return air duct?
Aprilaire power humidifiers are design to...
Research Products (aprilaire) offered a product for a minute
Was a water panel for condensing units. Worked like a bypass humidifier
metered the water flow down the panel, precooled the...
Sizing is key, How you accomplish it can be an issue.
There are many Manual J computer programs that will let you input
all of the numbers into them and you could do it yourself.
As far as...
We also handle the warranty paperwork for the customer. We present confirmation of 10 year warranty on a follow up visit usually about a week later.
Anyone here could have found you an aftermarket replacement Evap coil for your leaking 2.5 ton Heil coil If they so desired.
Remember these things........You get what you pay for.
if it is leaking oil, then it is also leaking refrigerant
contactor/and capacitor replacement are usually easy thing to replace depending on the hvac service company and what they charge I agree...
If a contractor had to recharge your a/c system and didn't find a leak. The refrigerant he put in will leak out again putting you in the same situation.
if the refrigerant leaked out a significant amount in that short of time, finding a leak should be child's play. recover the existing refrigerant and pump up the system with nitrogen and listen for...
It's a York.
Does all your duct work run in conditioned space?
Is your duct work insulated properly?
Is any of it leaking?
How old is your a/c system?
How far away from the Evap coil is the register...
They are seasonal returns and usually only the bottom one can be opened or closed.
The bottom one gets open in the winter and in doing that effectively closes off the top
In the summer...
Texas Guys will be along soon enough They are probably out working still as we speak.
Correct me if I am wrong but Not only heat but humidity is an issue in Houston.
You also have some issues...
Pretty common Honeywell Gas Valve
Honeywell or any reputable supply house should be able to help you
if you are actually a contractor
Call an attorney or legal aid society
File a complaint with the local police dept so they have it on record at the very least
We install a llfd on every install
We have been doing this for 40 years......since I have been around.....everyone
That being said we do that to help us and also help the system
what parts are you looking for?
that being said if the txv and the coil both are failing then they both would be in warranty
Just did one myself actually
Not Necessarily, as far as txv installed onto the coil
The coil may or may not come with a txv If it comes with a piston, carrier has a txv that can screw right...
Model number of the furnace might help
I have seen physical obstacles preventing a blower being removed( a wall or door, a water heater etc) but never had to remove a heat exchanger to pull the...
The spec guide says yes
Maybe some of these Maryland stores are near you
Lennox PartsPlus - Baltimore
Lennox PartsPlus - Beltsville
Lennox PartsPlus - Frederick...
Been in the business almost 40 years
I was walking thru the yard of a big home in a well to do neighborhood in NE Ohio
when I stepped on a wrought iron guard that covered a 7 foot deep window...
Okay, where's the hidden camera?
I share your frustration but really any honest, ethical contractor
wouldn't touch this one for any reason.
Sounds like you are on the right path talking to an owner or the Boss in the company.
If you don't think it is right, have your concerns addressed before work resumes or is completed.
Page 20 gives the breakdown of the model numbers you are looking at
X's 2 to what snupytch said
Adjusting the gas pressure isn't the answer.
Has the boiler been properly evaluated by a hydronic heating contractor to see why it isn't
These guys are right on the money
The furnace was manufactured in the 50th week of 1979
Went in sometime in 1980 or maybe 1981 would be a best guess
Different Magic with Heat than with A/C.
Seriously this isn't a DIY website and we can't help you for fear of you doing something
that may harm you or others in your household.
Any contractor worth his salt wouldn't take on this project and be able to sleep at night. The liability on a project like this alone should scare off you and anyone wanting to attempt it.
Maybe you could give us an idea of square footage in your flat.
Leaving a rag in a dark wet place (evao coil) invites all kind of nasties to grow on it.
I would also try...
What you will also want to check is the return side.
More specifically the filter area to make sure you have a good seal
so that no return air is bypassing the filter at all.
Also to have a...
No, They replace customers existing thermostat with the Utility Pro thermostat
It is a vision pro thermostat with some sort of communication module in it that the utility
in times of peak...
Mount the condenser on the wall of the house on a platform