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    RH in washington dc

    I have a carrier infinity two stange heating system and have set the humidity on the thermostat at 45%. Is this too high for the winter?
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    Humidity

    I live washington dc. It's humid here in the summer
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    My father in law's house in Califonia has a...

    My father in law's house in Califonia has a working ac unit that somehow cools with water that was instaled in the 1950s.
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    Humidity suggestions--to low in summer

    I have an infinity system and have set the thermostat for a 46% humidity level. My house is pretty tight i think The isaue I am having is that the air conditioning function is taking the humidity...
  5. Thanks!

    Thanks!
  6. Its not a by pass unit. How does the unit blow on...

    Its not a by pass unit. How does the unit blow on the pad if its sealed from the fan?
  7. i will check it out

    i will check it out
  8. April Air placement and coil/filter question

    I was changing my air filter yesterday on my Infinity system and it struck me that the April Air humidifer that operates by a fan drawing air across a water pad was also letting in a lot of...
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    To sweep or not to sweep

    Here is my question I have a finished basement which gets little to no use. Currently, there is a supply on the finished side, about one half of the basement. I currently have the supply closed and...
  10. resonse

    That is what i thought. Does any one have any data on the extra capacity's costs Just curious.
  11. Not to be disrespectful , but why buy a 40 gallon...

    Not to be disrespectful , but why buy a 40 gallon water heater rather than a 50--65 model if there is not too much of any difference. Just curious?
  12. Operating costs for a 50 vs. 65 gallon electric water heater?

    I am curious. Does anyone have any data re the difference in operating costs for a 50 vs. a 65 gallon elecrtric water heater on a percentage basis all things being equal. Thanks
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    How much water does an Aprilaire consume?

    How much water does an Aprilaire consume?
  14. How accurate are Infinity thermostats re humidity levels?

    How accurate is the infinity thermostat when it comes to the humidity level in a house. Have you found them out of calibration?
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    I dont think that will be an issue. Had the whole...

    I dont think that will be an issue. Had the whole roof covered in a membrane prior to being re roofed with shingles. I am sure there will be others problems/ Also there are no soffits so no where...
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    Is your attick ventalatedl? If not ,where is the...

    Is your attick ventalatedl? If not ,where is the foam sprayed---- on the underside of the roof? Thanks
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    I just assumed from reading this site that a high...

    I just assumed from reading this site that a high attic temp. in the summer would add to the heat load of the house especially when its 98 degrees and sunny and would significantly add to my cooling...
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    I dont understand how venting my attic in the...

    I dont understand how venting my attic in the summer would add to my heat load. Can please you explain this? thanks
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    no soffits, no gable vents no ventilation

    I live in washington dc in an old brick house. It has no ventilation in the attic--no soffits or gable vents--- but insulation in the attic floor. it also has some enclosed finished space that is...
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    Marathon water heaters?

    Thinking of buying a Marathon water heater. Anyone have any problems with them or instalation problems? Thanks
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    Heat when the electricity goes out

    I have a Carrier gas Infinity furance. If the electricity goes out, I assume it will not fire up. Is there any way to get it to fire without a working electric input? Is there any add on device that...
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    I would like to keep the humidity level constant...

    I would like to keep the humidity level constant rather than going up and dowm. Wood funiture doent like it going up and down constantly. Also the level is usually below 40% Is this level of...
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    Low humidity question

    I have an infinity system. The humidity ranges betwwen 35-and 50 percent mostly on the low side-- the thermostat is set at 46% humidity. To raise the level I have the fan on low all the time. The...
  24. The cap and trade regulations do NOT apply to...

    The cap and trade regulations do NOT apply to provate homes. Totaly bogus scare tactics
  25. This is totally bogus. The cap and trade rukles...

    This is totally bogus. The cap and trade rukles would not aply to private homes. just a scare tactic.
  26. To clarify I just would like to know what tests...

    To clarify I just would like to know what tests should be conducted at a minimum during an annual maintamce inspection. thanks
  27. This is an annual preventive maintenance call

    This is an annual preventive maintenance call
  28. Having annual inspection next week of my infinity system.What should I expect be done

    I would appreciate a list of what should reasonably be done during an annual inspection of my infinity A/C and furance. Thanks.
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    Good point! So far is happening on shoulder days...

    Good point! So far is happening on shoulder days this spring. Have to wait to the summer--new system. Thanks
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    I live in washington dc. Do you save on...

    I live in washington dc. Do you save on electricity in the efficiency mode?
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    Just relying on the infinity thermostats reading.

    Just relying on the infinity thermostats reading.
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    Humidity too low in summer

    I have the reverse problem of most. My house's humidity gets to low in the summer. It goes below the thermostat's set point. I have an infinity system. any suggestions thanks
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    I put mine in my basement in the same room as the...

    I put mine in my basement in the same room as the furnance and run its water discharge hose into a drain. i dont think about it untill the summer is over. If you dont have a floor drain you can buy...
  34. Should you keep the fan on low all the time in the summer?

    While there seems to be a consensus for keeping the fan on low all the time in the winter, what about during the summer months?
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    Get a seperate stand alone dehumidifer which will...

    Get a seperate stand alone dehumidifer which will reduce humidity when the a/c is not working. I use this approach living in washington dc where it can get prety humid in the summer months. You can...
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    Broke down and ordered OEM filters on the...

    Broke down and ordered OEM filters on the internet. I always suspect that one pays a premium for OEM material. Thanks all. Ron
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    Where to buy high quality filters?

    I need to purchase a few 4-5 inch merv 8 filters. Any suggestions would be appreciated regarding where to purchase them and which brand represents good value and quality, or should I just go to...
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    I have an april air humidifer

    I have an april air humidifer
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    What would you do for less than 10 hours? Thanks

    What would you do for less than 10 hours? Thanks
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    Set backs the science?

    I live in Washington dc and it gets relatively cold here in the winter. I have a Carrier Infinity Furnace. Before i go to work in the winter, I set the temp back to 64. On cold days the furnace runs...
  41. So a 100,000 btu furnace in the low mode would...

    So a 100,000 btu furnace in the low mode would essentialy be a 53,000 BTU unit. Is this correct? I suspect this would also cut down on static pressure issues as well. thanks
  42. Do you get less short cycling with a two speed furance option

    Would a 100,000 BTU furance that is two speed help with short cycling when compared with a one speed furnace? If so, would the difference be significant? Thanks
  43. Can you tell me how to get to the set...

    Can you tell me how to get to the set up-accessories. Thanks
  44. Thanks. How do i get to the set up/installers...

    Thanks. How do i get to the set up/installers menu? After that I'm ok.
  45. How do you get an infinity system's humidifer to run when the furance is off?

    How do you set up an infinity thermostate to run the humidifer when the furnace is not running? I have the fan on low all the time in the winter. Thanks
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    Thank you

    Thank you
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    To close or not to close basement supply

    I have a finished basement with a supply and return and an infinity furnace. Would it help efficiency to keep the supply closed when the basement is not in use. Or would it be best to keep the supply...
  48. Who manufactures the most efficent electric water heaters

    Are they basiclly all the same or is their one type of electric water heater that is significantly more efficent? thanks
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    New system maintance?

    Got a new infinity a/c and furnace installed last January. Called to have 6 month maintamce done. Contractor said not necessary for at least one year. Does this make any sense? thanks
  50. All i want to know is one brand better than another!

    Are all 4 inch Merv 10 pleated filters basiclly the same quality or are some manufactures filters better yhan others. thanks
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