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    Update

    Ok I decided to get the 4" filter for now and the General Aire 4002 - G99
    Honeywell merv 10
    24" X 30" RETURN GRILL FILTER FC40R1177 4" pleated. NEW
    vs
    1" biosponge OLD

    I know this isn't...
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    The closet (if you can call it that really) is a...

    The closet (if you can call it that really) is a triangle 5' wide at the door and 8' in comes to a point. literally.
    Besides the Plenum there's vacuum cleaner and some obscure junk thrown in there....
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    2 grill plenum?

    Ok, this might be a stupid question. :whistle:
    I'm quite capable of them from time to time.

    The Plenum that the current 24x30 return grill is installed to is 24" wide 36" tall and 20" deep.
    ...
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    Udarrel and Beenthere, Adding a second...

    Udarrel and Beenthere,

    Adding a second return...

    That's something I'm going to have to see about, precisely where one would go.
    Of course not so much on what wall the grill would be as much...
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    Return Duct connection(s) size

    I'll try to describe this the best I can.

    Starting at the units filter location...
    28"h x 28"w x18" long duct...then
    4' long 18" round flex...then
    Connects to (remnant of old return line) 32" x...
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    Hi Udarrell, As far as the 1st stage vs the...

    Hi Udarrell,

    As far as the 1st stage vs the second stage my reasoning was based on the reduced cfm in the 1st stage which would be 1300cfm (1st stage) vs 1550cfm(second stage)

    I will get the...
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    Hmmm I gather from the question that there is...

    Hmmm I gather from the question that there is more to this than what I'm understanding.

    The return air grill is already existent 24x30, the units filter slot is a 29x30x2 aprox.
    I had thought...
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    4" pleated filter

    Ok, so after doing some more reading I'm considering using a Honeywell
    24" X 30" RETURN GRILL FILTER FC40R1177 4" pleated.
    Box of 5 = about $ per filter.
    Specs are as follows.

    Airflow...
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    udarrell, Interesting information, From what...

    udarrell,

    Interesting information,
    From what I have gathered I should have aprox 400cfm per ton.
    4 ton unit two stage compressor operating mostly in stage 1 which is aprox 3.2 tons.
    My current...
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    Danimal535, Thanks for the informative...

    Danimal535,

    Thanks for the informative discussion!
    I have some thinking to do about what to do with the air return size issue then.
    Either I have to gut the existing duct/grill/wall and replace...
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    Hmmmm, Based on the info on the Hart and Cooley...

    Hmmmm, Based on the info on the Hart and Cooley site...
    My current size return grill is meant for a 3 ton unit size wise. :gah:
    Original package unit 30yrs ago was a 4 ton.
    24"x30", 720 sq...
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    Filter grill size vs filter thickness

    Greetings,

    Basic info, ClimateMaster 27 gethermal 4 ton unit.
    Currently comes with a slot for a 30" x 31" x 2" pleated filter. Which I don't use.

    I have a return grill of 24"x30" in the...
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    Agreed, Down here in Tennessee in an...

    Agreed, Down here in Tennessee in an unconditioned basement the Geyser is perfect. Although in my 1800 sq foot basement it actually does little to actually change the temperature of the basement...
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    Thanks for the reply, I have heard others...

    Thanks for the reply,

    I have heard others claim as you as well.
    My understanding is that the older the unit and lower the seer and if it's an air source hp the more output the desuperheater has....
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    Thanks DeltaT, :cheers: What you say is true,...

    Thanks DeltaT, :cheers:

    What you say is true, as it is what I have come to find out while using it.
    My unit has the sensor to monitor the ewt from the wh to determine if the superheat will...
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    Thanks Jarreau, :cheers: That clears up all...

    Thanks Jarreau, :cheers:

    That clears up all the reading I've done that has cunfuddled me to no end on that issue.

    Now I can plan out using the desuperheat option so that it coincides with when...
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    Desuperheater? worth the trouble?

    Greetings,

    Basic info first, Climate Master Tranquility 27 4 ton (with 410) two 300' vertical loops, Grouted.
    50 Gal electric hot water heater.

    Last yr when I purchased this system I didn't...
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    Thanks Everyone for your input. I appreciate...

    Thanks Everyone for your input.
    I appreciate bouncing my concerns off of people that deal with this stuff.
    At least it puts my questioning mind at ease a bit more.

    :cheers:
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    Yes I'm starting to think I'm just being too...

    Yes I'm starting to think I'm just being too picky, new system and I'm a control freak with efficiently. Always monitoring and doing calculations and all.

    Btw I didn't list my last elec bill which...
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    Ah thanks for the input, you posted while I was...

    Ah thanks for the input, you posted while I was forming my last post :LOL:

    I was figuring that having the t stat @ a lower temp during the heat of the day would be less efficient :cheers:
    ...
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    LMAO, now there's a thought, I might get a way...

    LMAO, now there's a thought, I might get a way with one degree, I'm sure she would notice a difference though...:grin2:

    Anyway, I guess what I'm asking is what would be an efficient set back...
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    Thanks motoguy128, I forgot about listing...

    Thanks motoguy128,

    I forgot about listing humidity, I have 3 gauges for humidity in my home one digital and 2 dial, all 3 list the house humidity between 46% and 49% Relative.
    I even have a...
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    Thank you tipsrfine, Ceiling fan is already in...

    Thank you tipsrfine, Ceiling fan is already in place and operating.
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    Geothermal A/C setback

    Greetings,
    First I will list my system info and get that out of the way.
    Climate master 4 ton, 2 stage compressor variable speed fan one unit not split. In a non climate controlled basement aprox...
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