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  1. Thread: SMAN3?

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    Thanks for the info. Guess I gotta buy more...

    Thanks for the info. Guess I gotta buy more dedicated hoses. I did watch the video on trutectools site. Pretty cool setup
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    That's what I tell em all. They all use the same...

    That's what I tell em all. They all use the same compressors, same electrical components (besides boards). It's all about warranty.
  3. Thread: SMAN3?

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    I have the testo 557. No problems calculates sh...

    I have the testo 557. No problems calculates sh and sc. Also has a pressure set and timer if your doing a pressure test. Also will measure vacuum, not accurately but a rough idea. Has 1/2" evac port....
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    I had a 410 package that leaked. Couple years...

    I had a 410 package that leaked. Couple years old. I isolated and found no leaks. Was called a year later and was empty again. Unit was left to sit for half a day while I did other calls. Came back...
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    you dont put control wires on breakers. there...

    you dont put control wires on breakers. there should be 2 high voltage wires and a ground feeeding the FAU. they almost all take 240v
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    it says it qualifies for the tax credit, and if...

    it says it qualifies for the tax credit, and if you say the model numbers on the systems match then it qualifies. looks like it says 18 SEER 14 EER, looks like a pretty efficient system to me
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    pretty much correct. like i said i would call...

    pretty much correct. like i said i would call installing company and tell them to show you where the system they installed qualifies for tax credit
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    yep, there is a list of model #'s for systems...

    yep, there is a list of model #'s for systems that qualify and if yours are not on there you will not get the rebate. I would contact the install company and have them rectify the situation.
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    well if you have indeed reset your auxilary heat...

    well if you have indeed reset your auxilary heat i would check and see if your t-stat ever shows that the aux. or emergency heat is on. if it does and the breaker trips then there is a problem
  10. well it could've deffinately be done better....

    well it could've deffinately be done better. chances are they will not come back and test airflow out of the system probably because they dont have the tools to do it. typical to see something like...
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    I'm kinda surprised the unit is even running....

    I'm kinda surprised the unit is even running. usually the power runs throught he electric heat compartment in FAU. usually cuts power to whole FAU. another thing is your outdoor unit covered in ice...
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    i agree may wanna have the tech check gas...

    i agree may wanna have the tech check gas pressure. and a short is relatively easy to diagnose and repair. any tech that knows his ass from his elbow can do it
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    Are you sure its not the EER number you are...

    Are you sure its not the EER number you are looking at. SEER ratings a lot of the time are much higher than EER ratings. I would contact a a CPA and verify that your system does or does not meet the...
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    i wouldnt say thats part of the job. my job is to...

    i wouldnt say thats part of the job. my job is to inform the homeowner of a leak and it is thier decision if they want a leak check done or not. leak checks are not free, they CAN be very time...
  15. Thread: Low freon

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    i in no way mean to sound like an ass but 99% of...

    i in no way mean to sound like an ass but 99% of homeowners have a very small understanding of how an a/c system works. just because he showed you presssure readings on his guages doesnt mean they...
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    thats excatly what im worried about is the...

    thats excatly what im worried about is the undersizing of duct work. i appreciate all the help.
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    out here in cali the units that qualify are all 2...

    out here in cali the units that qualify are all 2 stage compressor units and variable speed furnaces. these are the most expensive units out there at the moment i believe. BUT they are easily the...
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    i know it but im just a tech so i just do as im...

    i know it but im just a tech so i just do as im told ya know. but this job is for a family friend who just had a baby and im trying to figure out if i wanna do it or pass it off to the next guy. i...
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    pretty cool ill download it and check it out...

    pretty cool ill download it and check it out thanks
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    yes i do work for a company but i dont believe we...

    yes i do work for a company but i dont believe we use any load calc programs. i have never seen or heard my boss talk about it. we usually do retro-fits really no new installations. we are a small...
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    will do about the profile. i did tell the cutomer...

    will do about the profile. i did tell the cutomer about the mold problem becaus eof the oversizing. but like i said the house does have terrible insulation. guess i need to find a place to get a load...
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    definately good advice i know first hand that if...

    definately good advice i know first hand that if you just put a return into the side it is pretty noisy definately check dipswitches. check heat rise, i would say that is the most importnant.
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    replacing heat only system to a/c

    ok iv been in the trade for about 3 years, i can install the systems no problem but i have yet to go to a duct sizing class so im not sure on trunk line sizes and duct sizes to each room. so can...
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    is it a variable speed blower? if it is, it is...

    is it a variable speed blower? if it is, it is speeding up b/c there is too much static pressure in the system and its trying to overcome it by speeding up. i do know that our ompany uses plenums off...
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