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    LOL, yea that's what I thought. None of you...

    LOL, yea that's what I thought. None of you actually does a proper setup, because you don't know how.

    Sadly, I've taught you more in the above post than you've taught me in the whole time I've...
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    Czech it out. I tried to attach the spreadsheet...

    Czech it out. I tried to attach the spreadsheet but the forum wouldn't let me. You'll have to DL the spreadsheet to get location-adjusted HSPF for Seattle.

    They put in a new 7 conductor wire...
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    Thanks Sky, but no I didn't have the HP...

    Thanks Sky, but no I didn't have the HP installed. Just what is above. I wanted to see how this goes. The HP is not a good deal for our region because I used Purdue's excellent fuel cost...
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    Trane System Installed, but Not Set Up

    TUHMB060ACV3VA
    4TXCB004CC3HCB
    TFD175CLFR000D
    TZONE950AC52ZA
    BAYSEN01ATEMPA

    Seattle, WA

    I've just had this system installed for my office and the guy seems to have done a decent job. But...
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    BTW pacnw, if people kill with guns, then there...

    BTW pacnw, if people kill with guns, then there is still a problem, and you had better fix it fast or we are taking away your guns.

    You gun nuts are the most terrified people I have ever known. ...
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    Kathy you're about to get whacked, but I am...

    Kathy you're about to get whacked, but I am getting conflicting info on whether or not there is Zwave. I know the ComfortLink does, but the ComfortLink II may or may not. In order for it to...
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    "Gratitude"? For what? For chronic attacks and...

    "Gratitude"? For what? For chronic attacks and snarling comments intended to cow me into submission?

    No sir. That may work on each other, but not on me. You don't know the answers? Fine....
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    Questions still outstanding (after all this...

    Questions still outstanding (after all this mess):

    On the thermostat, is it possible to program in fuel costs (by therm) so these can be taken into account by the system? Does the XL950 really...
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    Whoah, 10kW is 42 amps @240. That is about worst...

    Whoah, 10kW is 42 amps @240. That is about worst case, but it seems best to have a gas furnace for backup. Also I like to be able to fall back on gas if electricity skyrockets or if a power...
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    Dan, OK. I couldn't imagine you'd think I'm DIY....

    Dan, OK. I couldn't imagine you'd think I'm DIY.

    It's up to my son. I am not dragging him along, he needs to be the point-man. I do need to let him know though, that you have to apply in...
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    jtrammel I know some of you continuously...

    jtrammel I know some of you continuously evangelize for Whatever brand, but I am not selecting merely on 'reputation' (real or imaginary). Fifteen years ago I bought ten old Carrier condensers for...
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    Thanks Dennis, good to know ComfortR is so...

    Thanks Dennis, good to know ComfortR is so simple, and about the filter. Ya I'd seen the t-stat video. But on the metering device, I thought a system like this would have a thermal metering device...
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    If you have any illusions of me hiring you, think...

    If you have any illusions of me hiring you, think again.


    Hello Dan, apparently we can't have a civilized discussion here, so I tried to PM you but can't find any mechanism. I run Linux so don't...
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    But you are not here, are you beshvac? And those...

    But you are not here, are you beshvac? And those weren't my questions anyway.

    This is my personal house. I am a commercial developer.

    Well, we're not getting anywhere.
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    I guess you're a Fedders man, Mr Bill... ...

    I guess you're a Fedders man, Mr Bill... :whistle:
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    What I'm saying is it's going to either be...

    What I'm saying is it's going to either be Carrier or Trane (or Am Std). Maybe you don't understand that, but that is my decision. And I don't have alot of choice who installs it because the...
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    Please don't be condescending. I'll look...

    Please don't be condescending. I'll look elsewhere.
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    Alrighty then, thanks for the helpful advice. I...

    Alrighty then, thanks for the helpful advice. I get the picture; I'll find another forum.
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    New Trane System

    I have a quote for a new Trane system in western WA as follows:


    The quote seems high, but I also have some questions based on my reading here.

    On the furnace, I read that "Comfort R needs to...
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    This is the Ask Our Pro's forum. In order to post...

    This is the Ask Our Pro's forum. In order to post a response here, you must have verified qualifications and have been approved by the AOP Committee. You may ask a question by starting a new thread....
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    This is the Ask Our Pro's forum, and only Pro...

    This is the Ask Our Pro's forum, and only Pro members that have been vetted by the AOPC may post advise here. Please apply to the AOPC today, thank you.

    You can find the rules for posting and...
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    Nothing?

    Nothing?
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    I am no longer allowed to edit the above post so...

    I am no longer allowed to edit the above post so I'll make another one.

    Is it possible to program into the XL950, the costs of gas and electricity in therms as with the Carrier, so it will use...
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    True catmanacman, but there is no opportunity to...

    True catmanacman, but there is no opportunity to flue an 80% here. I guess it's basically between the XC95m and XV95, depending on the difference in cost.

    Thanks Brent. Given that with a...
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    For heavens' sake, what a senseless parameter to...

    For heavens' sake, what a senseless parameter to make their only sizing measure. So that will handle a 4 ton A/C unit, OK.

    I'm still torn by the XV95 being slightly more efficient and alot...
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    Here's why I ask. On the XC95M Product...

    Here's why I ask. On the XC95M Product Specifications it only rates them by tons. But that middle number looks suspiciously like BTUs. And a 100k BTU furnace is rated as 4 tons, which doesn't make...
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    Anyone? Also my son used to have a 66k btu...

    Anyone?

    Also my son used to have a 66k btu furnace, but that seems like overkill for a 2,500 sqft home, even one built in the '70's. This contractor isn't doing load calculations so I'd like a...
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    Oh my gosh, thank you Ryan. True the...

    Oh my gosh, thank you Ryan.

    True the difference in SEER is fairly minor, but the difference in cost is not. The XV95 is cheaper and has a higher overall efficiency, which is surprising.

    How...
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    I noted way above in this thread what the dealer...

    I noted way above in this thread what the dealer says. Do I have to say again that I am trying to double-check and make sure my son is getting the best? And that I have to ensure he will be...
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    Oh dear, sure enough they are different coils. ...

    Oh dear, sure enough they are different coils. Good to know about the numbering, but there has to be some way of evaluating and comparing. The closest I can come on Trane Commercial is here. A...
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    Irrespective of what Twilly says, thank you...

    Irrespective of what Twilly says, thank you BaldLoonie. (why isn't there ever a jpsmith1cm around when you need him?)(And I have found no answers to my questions on the Trane site - please direct...
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    The Trane site don't say nothin' about my...

    The Trane site don't say nothin' about my questions. Nor does anywhere else. That's why I ask.
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    Trane Questions

    - Anyone know whether the XL20i is EnergyStar?

    - Whether the XC95m or XV95 furnaces are EnergyStar?

    - Why the XV95 is more efficient than the XC95m, even as it is quite a bit cheaper?

    - Why...
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    - Anyone know whether the XL20i is EnergyStar? ...

    - Anyone know whether the XL20i is EnergyStar?
    - Whether furnaces can be EnergyStar?
    - Why the XV95 is more efficient than the XC95m?
    - Why there are three different certs for the XV95?
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    Ok I see. You have to remove arbitrary letters...

    Ok I see. You have to remove arbitrary letters from the furnace.

    He's in Washington State. Puget Sound Energy gives a $250 rebate for the right furnace and $800 for the right heat pump. I'm a...
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    OK so the XL950 it is. My son has a quote for:...

    OK so the XL950 it is.

    My son has a quote for:
    Furnace TUHMB060ACV3VA
    Heat Pump 4TWZ0036B
    Evaporator 4TXFH036CZ3
    Thermostat XL950

    ... but I tried to look this up on AHRI to make sure he'll...
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    Thank you kpiontek and Brett. He is looking at...

    Thank you kpiontek and Brett. He is looking at buying the newest Trane furnace and heat pump, so it will be communicating. Are there any other brand t-stats that will work on Trane's communicating...
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    Trane ComfortLink II Remote Use

    My son is looking at a Trane dual-fuel system, but the ComfortLink II doesn't have Zwave and seems to require a monthly subscription for remote access. Well that's just a non-starter. Carrier...
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    Yup bmatthews we'll be looking for a couple more...

    Yup bmatthews we'll be looking for a couple more opinions.

    Good to know superfittertech. Because of my past experience with aluminum coils, We're sticking with tin-plated.

    I find there's a...
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    Asking about R22 because that's what the...

    Asking about R22 because that's what the contractor said he'll use. Should I make sure it's R410a or will it work on either?

    OK understand, I'll pass the filter info along.
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    Thanks Brent, good to know. Son looked at the...

    Thanks Brent, good to know.

    Son looked at the Carrier air purifiers, but he says the replacement cart is $180! And he wants electrostatic, which Carriers aren't. Any recommendations on a...
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    Definitely want the IT, but comfortdoc says it...

    Definitely want the IT, but comfortdoc says it will not work with the 25VNA heat pump. This is hard to believe.

    Also wondering whether the IT requires special software to set up, and whether a...
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    Thanks 54regcab, I agree.

    Thanks 54regcab, I agree.
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    You mean the SYSTXCCUID01? The IT won't work? ...

    You mean the SYSTXCCUID01? The IT won't work? If so what good is the IT if it won't work on the most current system? Doesn't make sense that the most advanced thermostat won't work with the most...
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    Confirming Carrier Infinity System

    My son needs to have his HVAC system replaced. (Seattle, WA) We have a fairly expensive quote, and I'd like to confirm that the right equipment has been specified. His old system was a rusted-out...
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