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    The whole "state law only requires" bit kind of...

    The whole "state law only requires" bit kind of threw me.
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    It sounds as though you may have a live heat...

    It sounds as though you may have a live heat strip still there.Another company should be able to find it.The power provider IS NOT going to tell you that the meter is screwed up.It's in their...
  3. Thread: WTF?

    by smngmu
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    I like the idea of holes in the door for...

    I like the idea of holes in the door for combustion air-then someone cover 'em up with foil tape.
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    I worked for a Goodman Dist before I left resi...

    I worked for a Goodman Dist before I left resi service.As stated,They don't have all the bells and whistles.Look at it this way.Take a brand new Caddi and run it for 200,000 miles and run a Buick for...
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    Yes,It's called SEER.10 SEER units are no longer...

    Yes,It's called SEER.10 SEER units are no longer allowed.R22 units will no longer be allowed as of soon.State and County ONLY OVERRIDE if sricter than Federal.Federal law rules.Does anyone else smell...
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    The reason I stated the SEER is that I've come...

    The reason I stated the SEER is that I've come across alot of coils that are no longer manufactured.The companies know you can't buy a certain item so they updated the line to eliminate the old.I'm...
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    A lot of the old 10 SEER equipment is gone.One of...

    A lot of the old 10 SEER equipment is gone.One of the home warrany companies that we deal with has given up on trying to find it.If they're stating it can't be found,they're probably right.
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    That's what scares me.There was no mention of the...

    That's what scares me.There was no mention of the attic access or catwalks so far.Had one house 2 weeks back.HO says there's a cat walk.There is.On the truss floor.AHU is ten feet above it.It was...
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    I think you're right.I seem to remember something...

    I think you're right.I seem to remember something about that in the install video.I think it was counter-clockwise south of the Equator.LOL
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    HVAC is the business.A/C is but one aspect of the...

    HVAC is the business.A/C is but one aspect of the whole.HVAC is used to signify persons schooled in Heating,Air Conditioning and Ventilation.Ventilation is the aspect of it that covers your duct...
  11. Thread: High Humidity

    by smngmu
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    Yes,your motor speed is too high.Yes,the charge...

    Yes,your motor speed is too high.Yes,the charge will have to be adjusted.Yes,you could do it yourself-BUT DON'T.It will void ALL warranties or worse.Yes,call the manufacturer directly and tell them...
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    IF designed right, you could theorectically ,...

    IF designed right, you could theorectically , close some down on seldom used rooms.Went to one house complaining of loud wind noise.New unit was way oversized for the house and over half of the...
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    They couldn't read.They just went by the...

    They couldn't read.They just went by the pictures.If you think about it,if you straddle it and look,it is verticle.hehehehe.
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    I heard it through the grapevine( not officially)...

    I heard it through the grapevine( not officially) that they will not be allowing RTU's in Clark County,Nevada on a two story structure as of Jan.08.Now if we could only condemn the half million that...
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    Your boss must be a real winner.I've NEVER...

    Your boss must be a real winner.I've NEVER changed a coil due to a bad TXV.I've changed some to accomidate some but never to fix one.
  16. A start kit WILL NOT prevent short cycling!!!If...

    A start kit WILL NOT prevent short cycling!!!If it is short cycling,that's another issue.The contactor gives the power to start the outside unit up.The time delay gives an interval for it to start...
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    I'd have called the installing company.You've...

    I'd have called the installing company.You've been using them for your regular maintenance and check-ups,haven't you? Please tell me you've had regular service performed on it.The oil you are seeing...
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    Register and take it to the "Pros Forum" and...

    Register and take it to the "Pros Forum" and ask.We can help you there.
  19. A HARD START KIT is used to boost the compressor...

    A HARD START KIT is used to boost the compressor on start up only.The time delay only controls how long it takes for the CONTACTOR to close and start the condensor fan motor and compressor when a...
  20. I'd stick with what you have and have metal duct...

    I'd stick with what you have and have metal duct installed.You'd be eliminating alot of flow resistance and saving a lot in the long run using the existing crawl.The heat gain in your crawl is quite...
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    68 feet? I would have done as Beenthere stated...

    68 feet? I would have done as Beenthere stated and gone with a new supply and added a return.
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    I personally wouldn't go this route.Mis-matching...

    I personally wouldn't go this route.Mis-matching the components is only asking for trouble.I also wouldn't waste my time with a 10 seer,especially going to a HP.If your going to install a new...
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    I'm starting to get the feeling he doesn't like...

    I'm starting to get the feeling he doesn't like "inflation".
    "if he had said $4000.00....sold.......16 years ago".Times have changed and prices have gone up.Get your bids and best of luck.
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    The main pan is full and causing the leak.Seal...

    The main pan is full and causing the leak.Seal the outside line as best you can to a shop vac and suck out the line.If this doesn't work, use a compressor(with a regulator) and blow air in to the...
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    Sorry.It's getting late and hadn't read it...

    Sorry.It's getting late and hadn't read it thruoghly enough.Please map out the N,E,S,W, on your map.I've got a good guess but would like to know more.
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    I've seen caps fail on brand new equipment and...

    I've seen caps fail on brand new equipment and old. Serviced a 17 yo (can't tell the name or make or year or model or serial because they've all rotted off) split a/c system.Compressor was changed...
  27. Thread: humidity

    by smngmu
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    Staging would refer to the unit running on low to...

    Staging would refer to the unit running on low to dehumidify and go to high on the call for cooling.If it's not staged correctly,then your running at full speed until desired temp then it shuts...
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    Am I missing something or are we getting the...

    Am I missing something or are we getting the first floor specs when the OP was a matter concerning the second floor? Where is the t-stat for the upstairs unit in relation to the return?
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    The carrier went out so you replaced it with a...

    The carrier went out so you replaced it with a payne,just the compressor(?)Do you mean the CONDENSING UNIT? How long ago? Your pressures are definitely way off but will need alot more info to even...
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    As I stated,as well a others,what I pay for a...

    As I stated,as well a others,what I pay for a piece of equipment may be different than someone else.It all has to do with supply and demand.If I only sell one of a brand in six months and another...
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    I would definitely consider your return issues...

    I would definitely consider your return issues before progressing with duct boosters. A load calc will absolutely be necessary in this instance.
  32. I'd go with k-fridge.The metering device has to...

    I'd go with k-fridge.The metering device has to be matched to the outside unit and Must be used to get the proper system efficiency.Yes,I'd definitely be calling the in stallers back.With the T/D...
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    Arlo,You have a problem.When you bought your...

    Arlo,You have a problem.When you bought your house,did you ask what it costed the company to build it or just pay up?Did you ask your car dealer how much it cost to build the car,then see how much...
  34. I used to love the Sun City properties in Fla....

    I used to love the Sun City properties in Fla. ALL of the parking spots in front of the grocery store had signs "GOLF CART PARKING ONLY".You had to yield to them,not allowed to pass them and no gas...
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    WHAT? You need a tech.

    WHAT? You need a tech.
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    BEFORE you have them powder coated, cut them...

    BEFORE you have them powder coated, cut them apart. At the very least find someone with radiator knowledge and have them do it.They will be beautiful,newly sealed AND alot easier to move back in.
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    The relative humidity would have an effect if you...

    The relative humidity would have an effect if you were cooling the air with water. My system baths the condensor coils in water and the water is cooled from the cascade effect on a screen.My system...
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    I have one on my house.It's been in three...

    I have one on my house.It's been in three years.The only maintenance that's been done is to put CLR in it about every 6 months.I live in Las Vegas,Nevada and the water sucks.I put two capfulls of CLR...
  39. Thread: Normal??

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    It means your system is working correctly and...

    It means your system is working correctly and cooling as it should.The hot and cold spots are a balancing issue that you should be able to correct with the registers.As far as a leak is...
  40. Thread: Normal??

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    It could have been topped off but if it died in...

    It could have been topped off but if it died in less than one day? To have a leak is one thing.To all leak out is a bad install. At least it won't be hard to find.Have them hit it with nitro and...
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    I've heard of some using PAM cooking spray.Never...

    I've heard of some using PAM cooking spray.Never tried it though.
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    Smokin,I'm not implying that it can't be done...

    Smokin,I'm not implying that it can't be done just stating that it would cost more in time and labor than it's worth. I've done the steel to copper brazing on condensor coils where they meet the...
  43. Your best bet is to shut it down completely NOW....

    Your best bet is to shut it down completely NOW. Although it has an internal temp limit,it is not good to repeatedly use it.It's there as a safety to warn of problems.You've been warned so save...
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    Why in the fu....... Never mind.I don't want to...

    Why in the fu....... Never mind.I don't want to know.
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    That would be fine as long as it was off.I worked...

    That would be fine as long as it was off.I worked on one that took almost an hour to find.Compressor wasn't pumping then had to use the Altec to decifer the refer in it.
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    Don't you just love the stupid,out of...

    Don't you just love the stupid,out of realm,scratch your head for hours calls?
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    I worked for a company years back that had the...

    I worked for a company years back that had the contract for BK's and JITBox.We spent one day per store just cleaning and installing filters and servicing the draft hoods.I don't know if you've ever...
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    It looks like the installer didn't know what...

    It looks like the installer didn't know what those coils were supposed to do.I came across one like that a few years back.Got my a$$ chewed out royal by the HO when she saw we put the new one "too...
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    Your air handler won't come on...........Anchors...

    Your air handler won't come on...........Anchors away.The water in the pan is condensation and moisture removed from the air.Pan drain is possibly plugged up.The air handler not coming on is an issue...
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    Your air handler won't come on...........Anchors...

    Your air handler won't come on...........Anchors away.The water in the pan is condensation and moisture removed from the air.Pan drain is possibly plugged up.The air handler not coming on is an issue...
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