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    at least they had to foresight to add a vent to...

    at least they had to foresight to add a vent to thr main drain to prevent a double trap :) I agree tho,, if those doors need to be opened in a hurry,, that pvc has met it's match
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    it will keep 2/3 of the flies out tho :)

    it will keep 2/3 of the flies out tho :)
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    I am sure that was a finely made American York...

    I am sure that was a finely made American York product utilizing superb quality control during manufacturing.
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    roughly what percentage of the entire coil is...

    roughly what percentage of the entire coil is effected?
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    sexy

    sexy
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    personally I could care less about the wireless...

    personally I could care less about the wireless feature on residential equipment. I have had the tif for almost 2 decades but have got several accutools scales for guys with no complaints. I just...
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    the connector (horizontal section) should be...

    the connector (horizontal section) should be sized for the individual appliance factoring in all 90s and lateral deductions in size for excessive length. the vent (vertical) should be sized no more...
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    congrats :)

    congrats :)
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    300.3 (c) (1) conductors or ac and DC curcuits,...

    300.3 (c) (1) conductors or ac and DC curcuits, rated 600 volts or less shall be permitted to occupy the same equipment wiring enclosure, cable, or raceway. all conductors shall have an insulation...
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    no go.. need the larger machine as it has a...

    no go.. need the larger machine as it has a beefier pump (more torque)
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    they are in bed together viega and rigid. we...

    they are in bed together viega and rigid. we shall see but I call bs.
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    yeah that's it also bought the jaws for...

    yeah that's it

    also bought the jaws for megapress and did a few black fittings. the mega press only works on the larger tool (have a couple of those also at work) I am told rigid will be out with...
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    fowarding me the contractor rewards code will...

    fowarding me the contractor rewards code will ya?? :)
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    there is the right way (manual d calculation) and...

    there is the right way (manual d calculation) and the rule of thumb. the rule of thumb leaves people dissapointed often times. you should not be doing design, that is what you are paying your...
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    we have pressed a few thousand fitting probably...

    we have pressed a few thousand fitting probably with 1 failure (the copper seemed to crease inside for some reason. they have been a mixture of viega and another. had 1 tool that needed to be sent...
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    we have 8 of the smaller ridgid battery operated....

    we have 8 of the smaller ridgid battery operated. about $1700 a piece with jaws 1/2-11/4. worth every penny.
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    I will try and grab my code book tonight. "cable"...

    I will try and grab my code book tonight. "cable" be definition (off the top of my head) is more than 1 conductor enclosed in a jacket. it can give off heat through the jacket. if that "cable" Is...
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    at a minimum cable (18/2) cannot be installed in...

    at a minimum cable (18/2) cannot be installed in a liquid tight anyways..
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    unless your duct system was sized properly from...

    unless your duct system was sized properly from day 1, you will need a redesign or zoning... very few duct systems are done properly (I bet <10%) when you factor in heating and cooling loads are...
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    rip the felt off of the bottom (leave a little...

    rip the felt off of the bottom (leave a little still in tact to make a flap) my bet is that it is still moist. I too have had a couple situations in the winter with temp swings causing moisture if it...
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    if they have to relieve themselves,,, the problem...

    if they have to relieve themselves,,, the problem will likely solve itself :)
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    Nothing a little duct tape cannot fix

    Nothing a little duct tape cannot fix
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    going to get a demo on a unit... I have followed...

    going to get a demo on a unit... I have followed the thread closely and haven't pulled the trigger yet. I got to finally meet jim and I was very impressed. he does owe me a cup of coffee some day tho...
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    battery operated backpack sprayer?

    battery operated backpack sprayer?
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    have an energy audit done. if you are in upstate...

    have an energy audit done. if you are in upstate ny it will be paid for by the state through nyserda. upgrades to your furnace or insulation will likely be covered at least 10% by the state and in...
  26. one thing I will say,,, we had txv failures left...

    one thing I will say,,, we had txv failures left and right on rheem units last year. we proactively installed ac - renew in 1070 units (previous years installs) and the failure rate this year on them...
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    Call another contractor to clean up the install....

    Call another contractor to clean up the install. it's a half days work or so for a skilled mechanic. it is what it is, shoddy work that will never be perfect but can be corrected. unless the house is...
  28. there is no moisture exchange in the winter.. not...

    there is no moisture exchange in the winter.. not sure where over drying would come into play. I respectfully disagree with your comment. I think the best approach is to have a heat loss AND heat...
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    60' of baseboard??? you will be running very high...

    60' of baseboard??? you will be running very high temperature to heat the home. your 95% efficient boiler will be about 85% efficient. why bother! you need to size the baseboard much much larger to...
  30. it's on a sheet metal tag that is removable from...

    it's on a sheet metal tag that is removable from below and typically has a beaded chain connecting it to the unit?
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    arzel

    arzel
  32. that is my thinking. of course I have not seen...

    that is my thinking. of course I have not seen the home but I am thinking that perhaps you run a properly sized duct from the dehumidifier to the attic and drop a supply in the ceiling of each room....
  33. personally thinking,,, the units heat fantastic,...

    personally thinking,,, the units heat fantastic, the units cool fantastic, the units don't dehumidify to your liking especially in low load conditions. I don't think that making the units any smaller...
  34. I dig it. my only concern so far is the glue that...

    I dig it. my only concern so far is the glue that holds the rubber mat down seems a little weak especially in the corners. I could see this coming off in no time if it gets wet?...
  35. it would likely be a 8-10" duct for each. the...

    it would likely be a 8-10" duct for each. the interesting thing about the 6k is that they are only rated at 6,000 btus for cooling while the 9k is rated 3,800-9000. the 6k indoor units are new to the...
  36. there is usually a tradeoff between hearing...

    there is usually a tradeoff between hearing capacity in the winter versus moisture removal In the summer. 1st and foremost, have an energy audit done on your home. lack if bath fans, kitchen...
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    rheem had an update years ago and wanted it moved...

    rheem had an update years ago and wanted it moved from the true suction to the left pipe (suction in heating) so it would "exercise" the txv in the Heating mode during defrost.
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    while I do have this,,, I prefer the dewalt one...

    while I do have this,,, I prefer the dewalt one http://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20160618/8ba1e3a3ab1e20963f470fe22eec6a7c.jpg
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    at least it isn't Sharkbite

    at least it isn't Sharkbite
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    I think your only 5 months late [emoji1]

    I think your only 5 months late [emoji1]
  41. you have done what you can to triage the system....

    you have done what you can to triage the system. if you came here for advice then it is something that needs attention that does this type of work
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    http://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20160611/487458d3a...

    http://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20160611/487458d3ad3b3ef2630ffe2d188f431b.jpg
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    nuts

    nuts
  44. have your contractor inspect the vent install a...

    have your contractor inspect the vent install a 4" connector and move on with life. agreed with the reverse barometric and spill but your out of there... let the new homowners incur the cost
  45. ordered 1 today from ttt.. will give it a whirl.....

    ordered 1 today from ttt.. will give it a whirl.. I needed a scale for 200# so I gave Joeyd some further business also
  46. powered attic fans are against energy code. you...

    powered attic fans are against energy code. you can however legally install a solar powered one :) attic fans are a bandaid to improper natural ventilation. any good roofing contractor should be able...
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    it's still a free country for the most part in...

    it's still a free country for the most part in upstate ny. inspections are few and far between in many areas.
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    that capacitor is not your problem. this is not a...

    that capacitor is not your problem. this is not a diy site. best to have a tech do your annual maintenence and check it out
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    in 20 yrs I have never ever been asked for my epa...

    in 20 yrs I have never ever been asked for my epa card with the exception of my employer at hire.
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    I figured as such, I have been using bluvac for...

    I figured as such, I have been using bluvac for years and it seemed a little more sensitive (which is not a bad thing) the system was at 0psi but no doubt was still off gassing a bit I am sure... it...
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