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    Was 105 degrees a couple days ago. 75 today, 80's...

    Was 105 degrees a couple days ago. 75 today, 80's for next week. Pretty comfy...:grin2:
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    They have one of the highest turnover rates in...

    They have one of the highest turnover rates in the industry. Two guys I know, that don't know each other, said the same thing when they went to work for them, that they will find a way not to give...
  3. Thread: How Much

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    Yes, as far as I know. Been a while though, so...

    Yes, as far as I know. Been a while though, so don't quote me
  4. Thread: How Much

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    Yes... all different, although San Jose and San...

    Yes... all different, although San Jose and San Francisco are almost tit for tat. Sacramento is less by almost 10 an hour.
  5. Thread: How Much

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    California

    California
  6. I would keep it in the crawl space as it sounds...

    I would keep it in the crawl space as it sounds like you have a fair amount of room.

    Plus it won't be subjected to the hot attic temps which can work against your system.

    Also if you run a...
  7. Ridge vents in conjuction with your soffet vents...

    Ridge vents in conjuction with your soffet vents work very well. Double check your soffet vents to make sure they didn't get covered up by the insulation.
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    With that little of use for the basement, I would...

    With that little of use for the basement, I would leave it alone.

    If you end up needing any increased capacity from the unit above to support the basement, but almost never use the basement it's a...
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    Your going to get beat up here by others. PLEASE...

    Your going to get beat up here by others. PLEASE REMOVE YOUR PRICING!!!
  10. Ditto on the load calc. Your bonus room is...

    Ditto on the load calc.

    Your bonus room is going to have a much different load on it being above the garage than the rest of your upstairs that is over a conditioned space.
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    Do a search on flat rate. Lot's of forum info.

    Do a search on flat rate. Lot's of forum info.
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    If you end up going with the York ask them for...

    If you end up going with the York ask them for the latest model which at the end of your model number would be mp12 instead of mp11. The newer model will be compatable with the new communicating stat...
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    I've had excellent results with the newer Yorks....

    I've had excellent results with the newer Yorks.

    Easy to install
    No call backs
    Very happy customers
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    Good luck!

    Good luck!
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    Yes... You are the perfect candidate for a...

    Yes...
    You are the perfect candidate for a manual j, as anybody should be.
    Hopefully you won't have to look to far.
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    It would never pass inspection if an attempt is...

    It would never pass inspection if an attempt is made to use the cavity without sheet metal as supply.
    I truly don't believe that is what they are going to do.
    The duct work up until this point...
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    WOW! Longest post I've seen in a while......

    WOW!
    Longest post I've seen in a while... AWESOME!
    A couple of quickie's.
    Keep looking until you find a contractor that will provide a manual j
    A 2 stage a.c. will help with your humidity if...
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    Possibly, more than likely, replacement time!

    Possibly, more than likely, replacement time!
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    Before you move existing equipment you will want...

    Before you move existing equipment you will want to find out the load calc for your basement addition and determine if existing units can support it. You don't want to spend the money moving one and...
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    No. It does not provide duct layout. It does...

    No.
    It does not provide duct layout.
    It does give you the duct size needed for the load associated with the room requirements.
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    +1

    +1
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    No sir! That wouldn't even scratch the...

    No sir!
    That wouldn't even scratch the surface...
    If your up to it, and able. Down load the home owner version HVAC calc up above.
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    I'm located in the Sacramento/Folsom area. I...

    I'm located in the Sacramento/Folsom area.

    I use manual j for load calcs and manual D for duct design. Only way to do it...

    New code requirements for 2010. You need it done correctly!

    If you...
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    You might possibly want to ask for more...

    You might possibly want to ask for more clarification about the upstairs being a, bad plan...
    Thousands of homes have furnaces in the attics supplying air for two story homes.
  25. +1

    +1
  26. BTW: the service tech made a comment that the...

    BTW: the service tech made a comment that the modulating furnaces are a pain in the #@$.[/QUOTE]
    You have a great furnace. Hopefully you can find some one who know's how to set these up.
    Sorry to...
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    I mentioned in my other post I am working in...

    I mentioned in my other post I am working in Hillsborough not far from you. About 20 minutes away.

    If you need assistance, load calc, duct design or anything else let me know...
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    Hello FredSF, I'm doing a job about 20-25...

    Hello FredSF,

    I'm doing a job about 20-25 minutes away from your location in Hillsborough.
    House is almost 5000 square feet, built in the 70's. Total heat loss is 70,000 BTU'S
    Those quote's you...
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    Pull the wire, pull the wire, pull the wire...

    Pull the wire, pull the wire, pull the wire...
  30. Exact same adds here in Northern Calif. When...

    Exact same adds here in Northern Calif.
    When it's slower time of year, it get's competitive.
    You'll get fair bids from more than one contractor.

    Good luck!
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    It all start's with a manual j! Find a contractor...

    It all start's with a manual j! Find a contractor that has done them, is comfortable with them, and who supports them.
    Secondly yes... the HVAC calc that you can download from this site for a small...
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    I'm assuming you took off the insulation to...

    I'm assuming you took off the insulation to access the wing nut. Their should be a lever on the opposite side of that wing nut.
    The connection going into the sleeve of the damper assembly does not...
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    Absolutely call an HVAC pro!!! Their should be...

    Absolutely call an HVAC pro!!! Their should be plenty in your area...
  34. Thank you guy's! Have a safe and happy NEW...

    Thank you guy's!

    Have a safe and happy NEW YEAR!
  35. Help! Day light basement loads per HVAC calc

    Sooo...Gentlemen,

    Please tell me what your experience is with day light basement loads.
    I just used HVAC calc for the first time, for this area in question. I've never seen an area calc out so...
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    It is modulating zone system, modulating furnace...

    It is modulating zone system, modulating furnace and a 2 stage condenser

    Also the master bedroom that is getting the zone, is 50% of the total load.
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    Air flow lay out, Your thought's...

    Gentlemen,

    I'm getting ready to replace existing unit's with the latitude from the owner to make any adjustment's or correction's that might be beneficial to comfort.

    Existing main level>...
  38. I'll for sure check it out. Thanks! I noticed...

    I'll for sure check it out. Thanks!

    I noticed in another thread you mentioned that these zone dampers don't modulate. If I remember correctly you mentioned they were power on, spring return off....
  39. Zoning retrofit with new furnace and a.c.

    Hey Guy's
    What's your recommendation's for a great working unit with zone control
    (2 zones possibly3) if fund's were not a big issue. Customer want's York. I'm a.o.k with that.

    Here's what I'm...
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    I assumed HVAC calc was ACCA approved do to it's...

    I assumed HVAC calc was ACCA approved do to it's popularity. Can anyone confirm that it is, or isn't?

    Thank you
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    Awesome guy's! Thank you...

    Awesome guy's!
    Thank you...
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    C'mon guy's...

    C'mon guy's...
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    Learning curve> HVAC calc, wrightsoft

    Hello gentlemen,

    Out of these two programs, HVAC Calc and Wrightsoft, which would you say has a quicker learning curve and is more user friendly?
    I have a retrofit project that I need to get...
  44. Obviously you didn't read the site rules before...

    Obviously you didn't read the site rules before posting...NO PRICING ALLOWED!!!!!!!!!!
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    +1 Could not have said it better Shophound

    +1 Could not have said it better Shophound
  46. Ditto on the winch. Works great!

    Ditto on the winch. Works great!
  47. In agreement with gentlemen above. Condensate...

    In agreement with gentlemen above. Condensate drainage problem, not switches.
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    More than likely a condensation build up issue. 5...

    More than likely a condensation build up issue. 5 red flashes are both a condensate pressure switch open (which I suspect) or a flame role out issue (which I don't suspect) as you would have to do a...
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    I've been on both sides of the fence. IMO it all...

    I've been on both sides of the fence. IMO it all comes down to how you apply yourself. I've seen good, and not so good techs in both union and non union.

    Been a great career! Enter the industry...
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    Installed a couple this week. Fine product,...

    Installed a couple this week. Fine product, you'll be happy...
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