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    new furnace-should i tape the corners

    Go ahead and Tape the Corners.
    If it bugs you, fix it.
    It's fine to tape over the spaces where
    you can feel air leaking out.
    Use UL listed foil tape.
    ...
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    I had a Lux TX9000 Touch Screen for about 5...

    I had a Lux TX9000 Touch Screen for about 5 months.
    It worked just fine with my old single stage equipment.

    I bought it bacause C.R. had Lux thermostats rated higher than Honeywells
    and the...
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    My wife calls the annual furnace service "Life...

    My wife calls the annual furnace service "Life Insurance"

    When deciding between new windows or new furnace:
    "old windows won't kill you."
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    Dupont manufactures r410a.

    Dupont manufactures r410a.
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    went from .60 to 1.0 about 40% more.

    went from .60 to 1.0
    about 40% more.
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    http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v497/basscase/sm...

    http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v497/basscase/smileypopcorn1.gif
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    As the inventor of R-410A, Honeywell is committed to having ample supplies of this refrigerant available, and will be starting up a new $100 million manufacturing plant to make sure that there is...
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    I thought Honeywell was the original developer of...

    I thought Honeywell was the original developer of
    Puron/R-410A, in conjuction with Dupont.

    Dupont holds the patent.
    But "from Honeywell" is often cited.
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    According to my latest electric bill, the price...

    According to my latest electric bill,
    the price for kwh went up 40%.

    Coming soon to a mail box near you.
  10. 10 SEER

    I've seen 10 seer considered 'high efficiency' http://community.the-underdogs.org/smiley/happy/biggrin.gif

    http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v497/basscase/TraneXE1000sm.jpg
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    Go with the better warranty.

    Go with the better warranty.
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    Thanks for the info. I've been following this...

    Thanks for the info.
    I've been following this thread because
    I'll be replacing my ancient fiberglass/plastic
    flex duct soon with solid duct w/wrap insulation.
    Didn't even know Bubble Wrap...
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    That narrows the field. ...

    That narrows the field. http://community.the-underdogs.org/smiley/happy/biggrin.gif
  14. Thread: model # question

    by rufus
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    York or Luxaire.

    York or Luxaire.
  15. Thread: model # question

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    x [Edited by rufus on 08-30-2005 at 07:36 PM]

    x

    [Edited by rufus on 08-30-2005 at 07:36 PM]
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    the 311 number means 31K in Lennox-speak.
    Therefore it's 2.5 ton.
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    Have the Installer back out. It's not a D.I.Y....

    Have the Installer back out.
    It's not a D.I.Y. job.

    I counted 6 wires for
    single transformer
    2 stage heat/1 stage cooling
    Trane TUD080R9V3
    14 XLi
    Honeywell TH8320
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    Glad you asked. I was wondering about it since...

    Glad you asked.

    I was wondering about it since they didn't change the coil.

    Trane Cased Coil Model RXC025S3HP

    I was told that this coil would be fine with 2.5 ton unit.

    Trane Split System...
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    Company swapped out Trane 4TTX4024 2 ton with a...

    Company swapped out Trane 4TTX4024 2 ton
    with a 4TTX4030 2.5 ton.

    First thing I noticed was how much quieter the 2.5 ton
    was compared to the 2 ton.
    The 2 ton had a 'Climatuff' compressor.
    The...
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    Did a full Excel Spreadsheet analysis based on...

    Did a full Excel Spreadsheet analysis based on the past 4 years
    of gas and electricity.
    Using the 0 heat, 0 ac months of the year, we used this as
    our baseline.

    Savings were suprisingly small,...
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    XV 80 80,000 BTU TUD080R9V3 1st Stage Input...

    XV 80 80,000 BTU TUD080R9V3

    1st Stage Input BTUH 52,000
    -1st Stage Capacity 41,800
    2nd Stage Input BTUH 80,000
    -2nd Stage Capacity 64,000

    Yes, the Attic does need more insulation;
    R-11...
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    Picure was taken at 8:32 in the evening with...

    Picure was taken at 8:32 in the evening with outside temp @ 78.

    It keeps 75, except when it's 89+ outside.
    We have health problems in the family that demand
    the proper environment.

    I really...
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    Bloomington, IL: location stat's are in this...

    Bloomington, IL: location stat's are in this thread somewhere.



    Sales rep. has been dodging.
    I was told by Headquarter's that he was going to stop by
    yesterday. When he did not, I called HQ...
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    My feeling is that this is exactly what happened....

    My feeling is that this is exactly what happened.

    Thank you for making it clear to me in the proper
    terminology.

    My numbers are close to your example.

    I'll ask them about this.

    Thanks!
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    Thanks.

    Thanks.
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    We're patiently working it out, even though I...

    We're patiently working it out,
    even though I have a headache.

    T-Stat's Schedule is set to the same temp (75) 24/7.
    Somebody is home at all times.
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    1,400 sq. ft. with 600 sq. ft. basement w/full...

    1,400 sq. ft.
    with 600 sq. ft. basement w/full bath, laundry room, family room.

    I asked for a 2.5 ton 14 SEER, but the rep.
    insisted that it was too big for optimal humidity control.

    Then I...
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    I apologize if my disappointment comes across. I...

    I apologize if my disappointment comes across.
    I followed the advice of the site, and ran into
    a bit of bad luck.

    A few weeks ago I knew absolutely nothing about
    residental HVAC.

    Yes I...
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    Since they adjusted the fan speed to improve...

    Since they adjusted the fan speed to improve cooling,
    now when the fan is just circulating air it's
    too loud and breezy. It was pleasant, gentle, and quiet.

    Wife has been crying over this.

    ...
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    Here's a Picture Album of the Install...

    Here's a Picture Album of the Install
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    I don't know if the ductwork was checked. I...

    I don't know if the ductwork was checked.
    I leave 'em alone so they can do their job.


    The previous unit was so old that the exterior info was missing.
    ...
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    He promised 72º in 95º. No it's not part of the...

    He promised 72º in 95º.
    No it's not part of the contract.
    My wife, the rep., and I know what was requested and promised.
    I specifically asked for a larger AC and the
    'Comfort Specialist' talked...
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    I don't know what they did. Some sort of...

    I don't know what they did.
    Some sort of razz-a-ma-tazz calculation from the office
    after some measurements.
    I don't know what numbers went in or why.
    Nor do I care.
    They are the Pro's., they...
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    Thanks for giving me some hope that the system...

    Thanks for giving me some hope that the system
    may just need to be adjusted.

    They came out at noon and made some adjustments.
    Since the indoor RH was 38% and the temp. wasn't
    dropping...
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    Something’s not right. We didn’t care how much...

    Something’s not right.

    We didn’t care how much it cost, just wanted to be comfortable and capable of maintaining 75º in 95º weather. Is that too much to ask?
    Five days after installation, the...
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    Recently had a Trane XL803- TCONT803 installed...

    Recently had a Trane XL803- TCONT803 installed
    (has humidistat)
    (Honeywell VisionPro TH8321U1006)?

    Wife loves it.

    I don't think you can buy one at the usual retail outlets,
    but it's worth...
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    Located in Bloomington (central) Illinois. 1980...

    Located in Bloomington (central) Illinois.
    1980 Single story Ranch w/Basement.
    Main: 1,400 sq. feet - 8 ft. ceilings.
    Below Ground Basement: 530 sq. ft. - 7.5 ft. ceilings.
    Basement already has 2...
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    There's isn't a 'Total Cooling Load' number on...

    There's isn't a 'Total Cooling Load' number
    on the Trane contractors sheet.

    Besides walls/windows/ceilings/floors/etc... L/G numbers,
    there's a summary that reads:
    Nominal A/C Unit Size - 2.0...
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    I'll try to be direct - Loss/Gain Calculation...

    I'll try to be direct -

    Loss/Gain Calculation = 21633
    Proposed Install = 21700

    Does this seem close?
    I was wondering if the L/G C should be matched with
    equipment "on the money" or if a...
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