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  1. i miss you too twilli. you are so cute. :o) ...

    i miss you too twilli. you are so cute. :o)

    another issue with the rheem mod is that there is two stages for AC motor control L and H, or 1 and 2. these are labeled on the board as YL and YH or Y1...
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    i did exactly that: bought a compressor off ebay...

    i did exactly that: bought a compressor off ebay and gave it to my mechanic to install and vacuum the system. then i installed the refrigerant myself. after i removed the fitting, the shreader valve...
  3. do you have 1 or 2 stage AC? if you have single...

    do you have 1 or 2 stage AC? if you have single stage AC make sure the tstat Y wire is connected to YH on the IFC in the furnace. if its connected to YL, the blower will only run on the low speed...
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    TESP - between filter and furnace, coil and...

    TESP - between filter and furnace, coil and furnance

    the reading you see was with fan only which is supposed to be 500 CFM. i find the furnace has a non-linear correlation between CFM and TESP. i...
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    its overkill but its cool (and surprisingly...

    its overkill but its cool (and surprisingly practical) :D
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    thats what i am reading off my Gold

    thats what i am reading off my Gold
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    see post 103

    see post 103
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    ok beenthere. i think you are honestly trying to...

    ok beenthere. i think you are honestly trying to be helpful. sorry for being defensive, its just that i feel there has been a lot of unwarranted attacks on me in this forum.

    the actual CFM was...
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    the - line was run through the furnace wall...

    the - line was run through the furnace wall through one of the unused electrical ports. it was taped into position and the hole sealed. the filter was sealed as it would be in regular operation. the...
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    with a clean filter the TESP drops to 0.19" cw @...

    with a clean filter the TESP drops to 0.19" cw @ 800 CFM on cooling. looks like the install is in spec. thanks for all your help.
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    read what i wrote. 800 CFM on cooling. the system...

    read what i wrote. 800 CFM on cooling. the system is in spec the filter does not cause an appreciable static pressure increase.
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    static pressure of the rheem modulating is 0.15"...

    static pressure of the rheem modulating is 0.15" cw on cool (800 cfm / 2 ton AC) with no filter installed, and 0.21" cw with the allergy gold electrostatic installed and not cleaned for a month.
    ...
  13. Thread: Good or bad?

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    i wasnt hacked. i got a very clean install. and...

    i wasnt hacked. i got a very clean install. and everything is by the book. unlike this job which has so many holes in it (literally) its not even in the same league.

    to the OP on here... be...
  14. Thread: Good or bad?

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    its amusing to me that you guys will call this a...

    its amusing to me that you guys will call this a hack job (which it is) and the job my contractor did a hack job (which is no where near in the same shame league as this job). just goes to show you...
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    Yes Yazza thats the dealio. Its real easy for...

    Yes Yazza thats the dealio. Its real easy for people to say "get the best contractor" and then just step away. Oh and then slag you like no tomorrow when you share you experience on the forum. Alas....
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    great. congrats. you'll enjoy the furnace.

    great. congrats. you'll enjoy the furnace.
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    i appreciate your comments and concerns and...

    i appreciate your comments and concerns and advice. dont get me wrong. but the only way to find a good contractor is to have them do jobs for you so you can see (or go on referrals but if the other...
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    there is a hole between the coil and furnace that...

    there is a hole between the coil and furnace that the measurement was taken from. no worries. i will measure it myself and then i will know.

    this is why you have to learn how do some of these...
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    ok i'll do it myself when i get my own meter. i...

    ok i'll do it myself when i get my own meter. i just assumed thats where we took the readings from as i dont see any holes drilled into the furnace which is the only way to get a reading after the...
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    before filter and before coil

    before filter and before coil
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    TESP is 0.42 @ 1200 CFM. did not test PD but will...

    TESP is 0.42 @ 1200 CFM. did not test PD but will do soon. I am going to install a magnehelic pressure gauge on supply and return for easier monitoring.

    The other issues with the install have been...
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    it is only "exact" to the degree that any given...

    it is only "exact" to the degree that any given hvac contractor considers exact. take a look at the hall of shame and all the differing opinions on this forum from the "pros". its not exact and like...
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    ok i'll send you my email. as for the filter i...

    ok i'll send you my email. as for the filter i dont know man, the boys on here say anything but a 5" pleated filter is bad for the motor. im having my contractor measure TESP tomorrow so we'll see. i...
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    sounds like HVAC contractors. sorry i couldnt...

    sounds like HVAC contractors. sorry i couldnt resist ;)
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    just spoke with my insurance company. i asked the...

    just spoke with my insurance company. i asked the question in 3 different ways and got the same answer:

    HOME INSURANCE WILL NOT BE AFFECT BY THE ABSENCE OF A PERMIT FOR A FURNACE REPLACEMENT.
    ...
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    wow. that wiring is unbelievable. in toronto we...

    wow. that wiring is unbelievable. in toronto we dont need permits for AC replacement and so this kind of thing is possible. you'd think an hvac guy would know better. maybe that was a diy job or...
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    that was the most completely stupid question i...

    that was the most completely stupid question i have read in these forums thus far. completely out in left field irrelevant and well i just cant believe it.

    do you even need someone to explain to...
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    if you use Method B, your AC needs a TXV to...

    if you use Method B, your AC needs a TXV to ensure proper refrigerant control when the blower speed is reduced and you should have a freeze stat installed to shut the AC down if the coils freeze. you...
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    i thought you couldnt tee off the gas line at the...

    i thought you couldnt tee off the gas line at the appliance? not that that is the only problem. lol
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    just ask twilli, he knows better than anyone

    just ask twilli, he knows better than anyone
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    wow looks like you all got into it in the resi...

    wow looks like you all got into it in the resi forum! its very interesting so thanks for sharing.

    its useful to consider the running cost savings of a new unit to replace an old but comfort and...
  32. if the repair cost is too high, you can consider...

    if the repair cost is too high, you can consider just refilling it for now and looking at other options so arent feeling rushed. however a leaking AC is detrimental to the environment and should be...
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    that doesnt really make sense cvcman. consider...

    that doesnt really make sense cvcman. consider them as separate units that work together. i am using my old 13 year old AC with my new rheem mod. the AC has not been in use but i am excited about the...
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    With the rheem mod you need 6 wires for...

    With the rheem mod you need 6 wires for single-stage AC, 7 for 2-stage AC. this is with or without batteries as the stat needs to be wired with C anyway. the wires are C G W R V Y and if you have a...
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    i can speak to comfort and quietness: comfort,...

    i can speak to comfort and quietness: comfort, there is no question that the mod is making my house a dream in terms of temperate stability. in terms of quietness, its very quiet (not totally silent...
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    unless i install it. then it sounds like a steam...

    unless i install it. then it sounds like a steam whistle.
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    no problem! i can install these things in my...

    no problem! i can install these things in my sleep (oh my god, what kind of comments have i opened myself up to now?! :eek:)
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    i thought we went through this in another...

    i thought we went through this in another thread?? anyway my 1 week old rheem mod is blowing my mind! im glad i got it over the 2 stage.
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    If you get an ECM furnace blower you might want...

    If you get an ECM furnace blower you might want to consider getting a "whole house" surge protector installed such as the sycom SYC-120/240TC

    http://www.sycomsurge.com/ProductsRes.html

    you...
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    noted. home owners take note: this is not a DIY...

    noted. home owners take note: this is not a DIY site. dont do it yourself.
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    Its useful information for home owners that want...

    Its useful information for home owners that want to understand what static pressure is. read the OP. having this as a thread now makes it easier for HOs that want this kind of info. sharing knowledge...
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    Measuring Static Pressure (TESP)

    I found these links that might useful to HOs that want to understand was static pressure is and how its measured. Always have a qualified person perform these tests.
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    install a CFM gauge. oh and an RPM gauge and an...

    install a CFM gauge. oh and an RPM gauge and an ammeter. it would be cool to have a lot of gauges on the furnace! maybe some big valve dials and monster electrical switches too!

    time to hit ebay...
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    what if you were to get a contractor to install a...

    what if you were to get a contractor to install a dwyer magnehelic differential pressure gauge permanently into the duct at the furnace so you can monitor in real time the static pressure and change...
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    before you decide to use inside combustion air...

    before you decide to use inside combustion air you should do more research etc. i think its a good idea to take it from the outside. its not like you'd be living a jar. homes always leak to some...
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    i think what will be important is how the filter...

    i think what will be important is how the filter affects the performance. you should find out what the performance and pressure criteria are for your system and then have the contractor do a test. if...
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    cv, the thicker filters can be pleated meaning...

    cv, the thicker filters can be pleated meaning the media (paper filtering substance) is folded like a fan. the wider the folds the thicker the filter. this gives greater and greater surface area to...
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    if you think about it (like i did), the heat loss...

    if you think about it (like i did), the heat loss in your house will vary depending on a lot conditions. a 2-stage will only be able to "map" one of two output levels depending on the demand. but a...
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    60k for my 1200 sq foot 2 story house. before...

    60k for my 1200 sq foot 2 story house. before that i had a 33 year old inter-city 50-60% guzzler!

    the rheem has way better airflow and as for the temp, well, it fires at 40% right now but i'd say...
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    fossil fuels are a non-renewable resourcse so...

    fossil fuels are a non-renewable resourcse so eventually anything that uses them will be junk. cars, airplanes, ships, furnaces. junk. unless there is some kind of retrofit to a renewable source.
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