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    NFPA (2006 version) 8.2.1, 8.2.2, 8.2.3, 8.2.4. ...

    NFPA (2006 version) 8.2.1, 8.2.2, 8.2.3, 8.2.4. That is the code we are using at this time in Texas, I'm not sure about your state.
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    It's actually a law - anytime there is an...

    It's actually a law - anytime there is an interruption of service, we are required to leak test the system before turning the propane back on, we also require the homeowner be there for the test and...
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    I don't see a lock anywhere on that part. That U...

    I don't see a lock anywhere on that part. That U shaped copper line sticking up is the vent tube from the regulator (it's illegal because it has been downsized from the vent outlet on the...
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    Does the Greenlee have auto shutoff? I need a...

    Does the Greenlee have auto shutoff? I need a cheapy for checking anodes.
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    Vent problems can cause the problem you...

    Vent problems can cause the problem you described. I would be sure that all is well with the flue/vent as well.
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    The pressure in the tank varies with the ambient...

    The pressure in the tank varies with the ambient temp. On a cold day you might have 50 psi or less. On a hot day you could have up to 249 psi. That is why you need the correct regulator and a...
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    Thank you Fiedlpiece!

    After a year and a half, my SMAN 3 screen stopped showing digits for the low side pressure reading. I called FP. They gave me the return information, I paid $18 to ship it to them. Five days later...
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    I've seen a few soot up because the control valve...

    I've seen a few soot up because the control valve did not shut off all the way once the tstat was satisfied. It'd be like a big candle underneath the burner. Some controls do shut off eventually...
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    No, upflow. Wierd I know, but it fixed it in...

    No, upflow. Wierd I know, but it fixed it in this case.
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    Tstat isn't wired wrong so strip heat runs at the...

    Tstat isn't wired wrong so strip heat runs at the same time as the heat pump, right? I just fixed one that had been there for ten years with that problem. Customer had been told the HP switch was a...
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    American Copper and Brass sells "Anvil" ...

    American Copper and Brass sells "Anvil" brand www.acandb.com

    Leran sells "Ward" brand www.e-leran.com

    We've used both brands for years...
  12. All that I've installed have a manual "on, off,...

    All that I've installed have a manual "on, off, remote" button on the remote box, you should be able to operate the fireplace with or without a remote.
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    The number one thing that checking static...

    The number one thing that checking static pressure has helped me with is fixing condensation problems. Almost all the horizontal attic units that I've seen with a pan full of water under them have...
  14. Thread: Hot in Texas

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    Elbows are ok - they are insulated aren't they. ...

    Elbows are ok - they are insulated aren't they. Ductboard triangles are not very good even if they aren't leaking. I'd get a reputable company to re- work your duct system and seal it up correctly.
  15. Two 16x25 equals about 1100 cfm. A five ton is...

    Two 16x25 equals about 1100 cfm. A five ton is capable of producing about 2000 cfm. Maybe it is pulling in more dirt because it is sucking so hard through returns that are too small.
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    Check this out: ...

    Check this out: ...
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    Fieldpiece SC56

    Does this meter have a magnet for attaching it to a unit, breaker box, etc.?
  18. Thread: low charge

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    No cooling and excess condensate from ice buildup.

    No cooling and excess condensate from ice buildup.
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    If you use propane with a 1# tank, check this out...

    If you use propane with a 1# tank, check this out it's refillable


    http://www.mantank.com/newsletters/1lb.html
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    Empire Vent material

    Does anyone have a reliable vendor for "Direct Vent" venting materials for Empire brand DV Fireplaces? Both my vendors have stopped carrying Empire and they can't even tell me who to call to get...
  21. I'd call your installer back or maybe another...

    I'd call your installer back or maybe another service tech familiar with the type of unit you have to see what is going on then.
  22. Does the outside unit run when you turn the...

    Does the outside unit run when you turn the thermostat to "heat on". If not, the emergency / gas heat is providing all the heat - which will cause you to use more gas.
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    You should be due a credit on your account if the...

    You should be due a credit on your account if the tank is owned by your gas provider. I usually will credit our customers a minimum of 25 gallons worth if one of our company owned tanks develops a...
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    I own a propane company. Your provider is not...

    I own a propane company. Your provider is not following the proper protocol in this situation. If one of our customers calls and says they smell gas, we get there as quick as we can after advising...
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    We've sold propane heaters for many years - they...

    We've sold propane heaters for many years - they do not make a propane space heater w/24V controls as far as I know. Why not just use the space heater as the heat source when you need it and turn on...
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    I am a propane supplier, here is what we see that...

    I am a propane supplier, here is what we see that causes excessive gas usage most often: 1)Leaking valves or gauge on the propane tank. 2)Regulators venting gas. 3)Leaking underground gas...
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    I know the rules, what part of my post do you...

    I know the rules, what part of my post do you consider DIY?
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    If the gas flex connector is one of the old gray...

    If the gas flex connector is one of the old gray coated brass ones, you need to replace it. We see those old ones crack and leak quite often. Also, the flex connector isn't supposed to be inside...
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    You don't say what Carrier units we are comparing...

    You don't say what Carrier units we are comparing to the Payne units, so I can't say for sure, but... most Carrier outside units have more protection covering the outside coil, i.e. "louvered cases"....
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    You don't have a lot of your registers closed in...

    You don't have a lot of your registers closed in rooms you don't use or something like that do you?
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    I've seen mercury in the old mercury bulb tstats...

    I've seen mercury in the old mercury bulb tstats bounce back and forth on startup and freak out the time delay in the condenser, but never on three units in the same house and usually the condenser...
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    That's a lot of ice! That propane bottle in the...

    That's a lot of ice! That propane bottle in the pictures really shouldn't be in an enclosed area - if the relief valve vents it could make a real big bang.
  33. Gas inlet, condensate drain outlet and electrical...

    Gas inlet, condensate drain outlet and electrical inlet are all on the outside of the unit - you will probably want to hide those somehow so the install doesn't look bad. Depends on your roof...
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    You should order thru a local dealer if at all...

    You should order thru a local dealer if at all possible. They can get what you need, install it and service it when needed.
    We have had good luck with Empire (empirecomfort.com). Also, google...
  35. Thread: Gas Orfice

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    There is more to converting a piece of equipment...

    There is more to converting a piece of equipment to/from Natural gas or propane than just changing the orifice. You should hire a pro for this job for your own safety.
  36. Thread: Gas logs

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    Gas logs

    Does anyone know of a vent free gas log set that has "aspen" logs?
    Thanks!!
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    He should have received a metered ticket from the...

    He should have received a metered ticket from the delivery driver with the gallons stamped on it.

    You are right, temperature compensation won't make a 100 gallon difference on a 700 gallon fill.
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    Yes, please restore it - I guess I deleted mine...

    Yes, please restore it - I guess I deleted mine at the same time you did.
    Thanks.
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    Also, I'm looking at buying a used 1000 gallon...

    Also, I'm looking at buying a used 1000 gallon tank that came with the house a friend recently purchased.

    Is there a way to determine if it is qualified to be buried?

    Thank you.[/QUOTE]

    ...
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    I own a propane company, but we are in Texas so...

    I own a propane company, but we are in Texas so things may differ here.

    We don't lease underground tanks, only above ground tanks. We do sell underground tanks though.

    You need to study up on...
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    Double posted.

    Double posted.
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    Do you have a big enough gas supply to run a 200K...

    Do you have a big enough gas supply to run a 200K btu heater?
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    It's possible it could be for turning on a fan,...

    It's possible it could be for turning on a fan, but most modern fireplaces with a fan actually have a heat sensing switch that brings on the fan automatically and the majority of log sets can be...
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    A fireplace specialist so he can also test the...

    A fireplace specialist so he can also test the set for proper operation once its wired up. He will know whether or not he can do the wiring or if an electrician is needed.
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    This is what Holland says: A note about...

    This is what Holland says:

    A note about Stainless Steel: You might notice in your research that our stainless grill uses 13,000 btu's and the aluminum grills are set for over 19,000 btu. For an...
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    PHM I'll send you a PM

    PHM

    I'll send you a PM
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    Check out Holland Grills: ...

    Check out Holland Grills:

    http://www.hollandgrill.com/index.cfm?

    We've been selling them for 15 years or so - cast iron burner, no flame up guarantee. I've had mine at...
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    Sleep number is the best I've had by far.

    Sleep number is the best I've had by far.
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    I have a "Hustler". I believe it has the...

    I have a "Hustler". I believe it has the heaviest framework by far over all other ztr mowers. My wife mows a couple of acres at home with it and I mow 4 acres at the office. 4 years old and no...
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    Where do ya'll get units with filters already in...

    Where do ya'll get units with filters already in them? I do Bryant, Carrier, Payne and I haven't had one come with a filter in years.
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