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  1. Thread: GetCool

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    Sorry for the lack of updates! I've been working...

    Sorry for the lack of updates! I've been working out west with partners on some very politically charged projects; lets just say time warp suckage syndrome....

    OK, so here's an update; I have a...
  2. Thread: GetCool

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    Hi Bill, Yes you'd need to talk to the folks...

    Hi Bill,

    Yes you'd need to talk to the folks at CleaResults about it. They were using the beta version of my software, but were not electronically recording it, and it became a data management...
  3. Thread: GetCool

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    The Digi-Cool gauges are fine. You can purchase...

    The Digi-Cool gauges are fine. You can purchase the software seperately and use it with any gauges you like. The only difference is you have to enter the tool/measurement data into the software...
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    I'm glad your system works like a dream. We've...

    I'm glad your system works like a dream.

    We've seen leaky systems leak their entire 27 lbs of refrigerant multiple times. The "Law" says fix it. Second time you let it leak it IS a finable ($10K)...
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    Lots of problems with DX systems - when they leak...

    Lots of problems with DX systems - when they leak or are mischarged - catastrophic problems. They also tend to have oil migration problems. I have seen many blown compressors on DX systems - very...
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    If the coil is restricted, then water cannot flow...

    If the coil is restricted, then water cannot flow through it - or at least not the proper amount (depending on your definition/magnitude of restriction).

    Your Flow Regulator is what controls...
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    Yes/no - what you are doing is both a repair and...

    Yes/no - what you are doing is both a repair and maintenance item. If your "water" source isn't addressed you will have to clean your coil again at soem point in the future.

    Are you part of an...
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    Sorry - wasn't trying to offend you, nor do I try...

    Sorry - wasn't trying to offend you, nor do I try to asset superiority, I just enjoy filling out the information - the main point I was trying to make (in general) was to never check charge unless...
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    Charge should NEVER be checked or adjusted until...

    Charge should NEVER be checked or adjusted until BOTH coils are known to be clean.

    For those wondering about SH on a fixed orfice - Carrier publishes a comprehensive chart for looking up the...
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    [QUOTE=beenthere;4952572]Mismatched equipment...

    [QUOTE=beenthere;4952572]Mismatched equipment doesn't work fine.

    If its not a AHRI match. Then no one knows what capacity its getting. Or what efficiency. Meaning a mismatched system could lose...
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    Is it possible he said refrigerant flow device?...

    Is it possible he said refrigerant flow device? If so, then yes, in fact there might be two.

    I am not familiar with this model number, and I'm not in my office; yes it is possible they include a...
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    Your tech should have measured the pressure drop...

    Your tech should have measured the pressure drop in the water/dx Heat Exhanger and looked at the OEM data to see how much water is actually flowing through the HX before making a guessing...
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    Your warranty service is to replace old, broken...

    Your warranty service is to replace old, broken equipment, not upgrade your system to the latest code minimums.

    They replaced your indoor coil with a like value replacement, but were limited by...
  14. It was an observation and comment based on the...

    It was an observation and comment based on the vagueness of the information posted at the time - not a recommendation.

    It is obvious that there is more than one contributing factor here. If there...
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    I wouldn't bother to add a second smaller unit...

    I wouldn't bother to add a second smaller unit unless you were really pushing the capacity of the gas existing system - especially since you are conditioning a basement, and you can program zone...
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    [QUOTE=scrkw2000;4926022] The completed basement...

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    The completed basement will be about 950 sq'. My initial thought was have a 1.5 ton heat pump installed and move on to the drywall. They claim that the basement cooling...
  17. The better odds are that most don't bother. If...

    The better odds are that most don't bother. If they did, I'd be out of a job!



    Am I reading this correctly - you are trying to heat 3,300 sf with two heat pumps? As has been asked several times...
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    I agree. Furnace sounds large enough for 3 houses...

    I agree. Furnace sounds large enough for 3 houses in that region!

    Most of the Infinity/MVP units come with wide range ECM fans - so you should be able to get a 60K unit (furnace) capable of moving...
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    Whose business is it? Does your accountant help...

    Whose business is it? Does your accountant help you with day-to-day decisions?

    Get a new accountant.
  20. The mastic is required for sealing the ducts from...

    The mastic is required for sealing the ducts from unintended leaks. This is good practice and required by code.

    If I am interpreting all the messages correctly - and of course speculating: if the...
  21. As Beenthere noted, 400 CFM/ton is the golden...

    As Beenthere noted, 400 CFM/ton is the golden rule of thumb, but the actual speeds are selected during design time.

    My recommendations are based on your local desing conditions. What state are you...
  22. Depends on the load and outdoor temps, but a...

    Depends on the load and outdoor temps, but a high-efficiency R410a system should be at least 120 to 140 psi. If R22, then 68 to 80 psi. Your initial pressures sound like a R410a system to me.
  23. Well if the 100 represents the low side pressure...

    Well if the 100 represents the low side pressure - then your coil is operating at around 32 degrees which is about 10 degrees too cold and is symptomatic of really low airflow, low charge, a...
  24. Airflow. DONT close your vents - period. If...

    Airflow.

    DONT close your vents - period. If your fan is loud, and it is a new air-handler, chances are it is an ECM motor, and it is starving for air. These fans will ramp up to extremely high...
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    Not to hijack the thread, but the MGM is really...

    Not to hijack the thread, but the MGM is really hurting Foxwoods! Looks like they fell into their own financing trap. Our state budget planners also got fat and lazy with the casinos too, but thats...
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