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    If it's the Copeland two speed (ATVO48), no more...

    If it's the Copeland two speed (ATVO48), no more available. Copeland stopped making them. Either change to single speed 4ton compressor or replace with new Series 5 WaterFurnace.
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    Don't know any pricing, yet. Will be going to...

    Don't know any pricing, yet. Will be going to service school on them next week in Mesquite, TX. Hate to go in mid July, but will be closest school to me as others will require flying vs 4 hour drive.
  3. Just got through cleaning a Trane 2 ton RTU...

    Just got through cleaning a Trane 2 ton RTU condenser coil. Used NuBrite in a pump up sprayer to foam coil and then CJ-95 to wash. It took three tanks of water to get most of debris out of coil (had...
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    How deep a micron level could one expect to reach...

    How deep a micron level could one expect to reach after doing a compressor replacement for say: (1) a system up to 5 tons and (2) a system of 10 ton capacity? From what I've experienced is that the...
  5. Would like to go this year. But it will be the...

    Would like to go this year. But it will be the first that I've missed since signing on as a WF dealer. Went to a Service and Install school last Sept that included the Aurora training. Got the AID...
  6. The variable speed compressor heatpump that WF...

    The variable speed compressor heatpump that WF had at the dealer meeting last year (2011) was very quiet. It was sitting out in the open in a hallway. They would vary the compressor speed up and down...
  7. Trane did buy the Command Aire line several years...

    Trane did buy the Command Aire line several years back. They have dropped it for residential. Now they are rebranding a WF unit for residential. Just hope WF dosen't switch to the Trane plastic air...
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    It is just the control panel only. The dampers...

    It is just the control panel only. The dampers are purchased separately as to size, configuration, and wiring: two wire or three wire.
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    Rodney, several questions. In the picture showing...

    Rodney, several questions. In the picture showing the trunk insulated with foam, why were the runouts insulated with foil FG? The can lights that were foamed, were they ICAT? What foam product and...
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    If the indoor coil problem is stemming from...

    If the indoor coil problem is stemming from VOC's, then what device is available to accurately determine what VOC's are present?
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    I have had many repeat E coil leaks in the...

    I have had many repeat E coil leaks in the geothermal hp's that I've installed since 2001 (when the manufacturer brought out the R-410A units). The manufacturer is now on about the fourth E coil...
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    First of all, how do you check CURRANT with a...

    First of all, how do you check CURRANT with a VOLTMETER????????

    For the first situation, I would say that the house has a loose neutral and that the VOLTAGE is fluctuating due to varing...
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    Very good installation. I make a "box" out of...

    Very good installation. I make a "box" out of 2x10's or 12's with an internal 2x4 stiffner and a piece of plywood on top to set my WF units on. That way you don't have to lay on the floor to service!...
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    I recently bought a pair from JStone. Used them...

    I recently bought a pair from JStone. Used them on a job yesterday and couldn't pull a vacuum below 700mc. Put N2 pressure on the system and one of the core remover tools was LEAKING! Guess that I...
  15. Thread: Goodman HP

    by Bill Lee
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    What will SC tell you with piston metering?...

    What will SC tell you with piston metering? Didn't check WB indoor temp.
  16. Thread: Goodman HP

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    Didn't check for TXV. Most of the Goodman...

    Didn't check for TXV. Most of the Goodman installers in this area don't know what a TXV is!!!
  17. Thread: Goodman HP

    by Bill Lee
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    Goodman HP

    Just got through with a service call on a Goodman heat pump system. Customer has lived in house about a year and has had someone else servicing the system. They put UV dye in the system and told the...
  18. Thread: AH coils

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    If the residue is only on the copper, then I...

    If the residue is only on the copper, then I would say that it was a chemical reaction with sulfur/sulfides in the air. This material is somewhat shiny in appearance and will flake off the copper...
  19. Thread: lennox TXV

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    I had to adjust the TXV on a new install last...

    I had to adjust the TXV on a new install last week. It was a XP14-036/CBX27UH-036 system. With the correct SC, the SH was in the mid 20's. Did a pump down, removed the bottom cap and opened the...
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    Sounds like the flow center is installed...

    Sounds like the flow center is installed backwards, the "out" side is connected to the "water in" piping to the hp's. Do the units have check valves installed in the piping between the hp's and the...
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    Penn water valves

    I'll ask this question here. Anyone have any experience with these valves. Can they be repaired if they are stuck open or won't open? If one is faulty, what's best approach--replace with new valve or...
  22. Ok, so you have a 3 T system? At 1000'/ton of...

    Ok, so you have a 3 T system? At 1000'/ton of loop, that's twice what I normally use. Most of my loops are 3/4". Your piping is is 500' rolls? I get my piping from a supplier with specs the same as...
  23. TC, What loop sizing program do you use and...

    TC,

    What loop sizing program do you use and what size pipe for loops? I'm in SW Arkansas and we are having the same hot dry weather (from radar pix just a few minutes ago, looks like we might get...
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    The weakest part of the DC's is the probe wire...

    The weakest part of the DC's is the probe wire clamp in the plug. Look at this post: hvac-talk.com/vbbbshowthread.php?t=776942 ((or go to page two of this section and look at hvacrmedic's post on...
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    ZT, are you using the GoPayment with Quick Books?...

    ZT, are you using the GoPayment with Quick Books? How is it working for you? Do you have a swipe device or just key in CC info? How does one go about getting customer to sign a printed receipt like...
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    Don't know that I have a link to the flyer, but...

    Don't know that I have a link to the flyer, but should have the flyer in my office. What are you looking for?
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    Ok, I'll check that out. I didn't know that it...

    Ok, I'll check that out. I didn't know that it came with that warranty.
  28. ChaseAir, If the heat mode TXV "clogged" then...

    ChaseAir,

    If the heat mode TXV "clogged" then it sounds like the installers took short cuts in their brazing process of installing the split systems. If nitrogen is not purged through the lines...
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    I'll second WaterFurnace's new products!!! I...

    I'll second WaterFurnace's new products!!! I would sure like to get the new Envision variable to replace the Envision two stage in my office. I know that it would be a lot quieter. Even though the...
  30. Thread: over heating

    by Bill Lee
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    Bet the installer didn't run a [B]Manual...

    Bet the installer didn't run a [B]Manual J[B]!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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    YJ Titan Manifold

    Does anyone know if repair kits (parts) are available for these manifolds? I bought these with the DG-1200 mounted a couple of years ago. I've looked on the YJ website for such parts, but don't see...
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    Where did you get the new plug that mates with...

    Where did you get the new plug that mates with the DG 1250? The ultra fine wires broke inside of mine where the red comprssion sleeve compressed too much. I operated on it and got it repaired, but...
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    Great video, slc. I have the same detector, but...

    Great video, slc. I have the same detector, but don't have the extension probe. Did it come with the new kit? I use a set of Sony "Walkman" earbud headphones and listen for a sound like "bacon...
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    YJ Titan manifold question

    I have this manifold with the D-C 1250. I've noticed that when pulling a vacuum, if I open the low or high side ports too far that the micron level starts rising indicating a leak. Has anyone with...
  35. It is a bit overpriced for just two pieces of...

    It is a bit overpriced for just two pieces of metal. However, when you need to use it, it sure comes in handy!! Too bad that there isn't a place to put the two pieces in the bender box.
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    Check out the C&D #5050 ,or the 2060 core...

    Check out the C&D #5050 ,or the 2060 core depressor ([url]www.cdvalve.com). Go to Products, then Tools and look through the three pages. I use them (the 5050) for the high pressure port all the time....
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    NO, NO, NO!!!!!! Especially here in the humid...

    NO, NO, NO!!!!!! Especially here in the humid South, and especially with single stage compressors. If the equipment (HP) is sized for the heat load, then the cooling is grossly oversized. You will be...
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    Just got through installing my 1250 upgrade kit....

    Just got through installing my 1250 upgrade kit. Went smooth. Doug, I didn't know about the DC face plate being available. My kit was shipped via parcel on 4/9. Any problem dropping one in the mail...
  39. Thread: GetCool

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    Buck, You mentioned someone in AR. Were you...

    Buck,
    You mentioned someone in AR. Were you refering to the folks at CleaResults? If so, will they accept the data from DigiCools and Get Cool? I have the 1200's (my 1250 conversion kit was...
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    I went to the Fresh-Aire website to look at this...

    I went to the Fresh-Aire website to look at this filter unit. They don't give any pressure drop specs, but I would say looking at the assembly that it is high. I wouldn't put a single 20"x20" on...
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    Doug, Is there any refund or return value on the...

    Doug, Is there any refund or return value on the 1200 board with purchase of the upgrade kit? Can one still read air temp with the dual probes or just SH and SC?
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    Jim Bergman, I received my 510 and accessories...

    Jim Bergman, I received my 510 and accessories last week. Upon opening the package and the instruction booklet, I was somewhat dissapointed with the booklet. Going back and viewing your youtube video...
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    I have the Amprobe and have been using it for...

    I have the Amprobe and have been using it for several years, now. I don't use the headphones that came with it, though. I use a set of Sony ear buds that help to eliminate outside noise. You have to...
  44. I looked on the CPS website and didn't find these...

    I looked on the CPS website and didn't find these items listed. What whosalers in AR or TX have these specific items?
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    Txborn, I sure would like to know more about the...

    Txborn, I sure would like to know more about the two houses. Sounds like there is a lot going on with the cellulose house, high infiltration rate, leaky ductwork, etc. I've looked at several RNC and...
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    I have a customer who has an early '99 vintage 2...

    I have a customer who has an early '99 vintage 2 Ton geo HP that started having to be recharged every 6 mos starting Jan 05. Another service person recharged it on 8/14. They added a can of "Leak...
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    gsu The only paint that I have seen used was...

    gsu

    The only paint that I have seen used was the Sherwin-Williams E-barrier. It does work. How well as compared to RB decking, I don't know. Haven't taken under side temps with IR thermometer. The...
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    No, when a crawl space is sealed like I have...

    No, when a crawl space is sealed like I have described, only the exterior walls and rim joist cavaties need to be insulated. This can be done with cellulose (what we use), rigid insulation board, or...
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    RB decking will make working in an attic much...

    RB decking will make working in an attic much more bearable. Two summers ago, we were installing a geo system in a new house. The framers had used conventional OSB sheathing on the first row of...
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    The reply that teddy bear gave is the best...

    The reply that teddy bear gave is the best approach. The link to advanced energy has some very good informatio. Ventilation is not the answer to lower humidity levels in a crawl space, unless the...
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