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    The electricity where you live may be cheap, but...

    The electricity where you live may be cheap, but here in the DFW (Texas) area it's bad. Our natural gas prices have increased two fold in the last 5 years, and it's still cheaper. An average...
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    Why?

    Why would you pay outrageous electric bills when you have gas?
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    I would be glad to repost the pics if someone...

    I would be glad to repost the pics if someone could refresh my memory on how to do it. Or where is says how to do it.
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    I said low air flow can cause freeze ups. If a...

    I said low air flow can cause freeze ups. If a filter that is clean causes freeze ups then you have major duct and other airflow trouble. Like I said before, in 30 years I've never had a clean filter...
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    This problem can only be solved by a trained...

    This problem can only be solved by a trained professional. It could be a bad breaker, loose connection, compressor bad or going bad, need hard start kit, etc....There is no way to tell on this forum...
  6. The new system is probably moving more air and is...

    The new system is probably moving more air and is noisier than your old system. The fan speed should be able to be lowered unless its already on the lowest speed. But doubt it will ever be as quite...
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    No, rust kills heat exchangers. The reason for...

    No, rust kills heat exchangers. The reason for compressor failures vary greatly. But never from a high efficency filter. A filter is the least of a compressors worries. Yes a filter may restrict...
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    Put it in and try it. If you don't like it take...

    Put it in and try it. If you don't like it take it out and put in another kind your used to.If it's cleaned good every month it will work fine. It won't hurt your system in any way, regaurdless of...
  9. I have had this noisey start up problem before....

    I have had this noisey start up problem before. Was told by tech suppoert to install a liquid line solenoid at outlet of evap. coil. I tryed the crank case heater and it didnt help at all. Since...
  10. I was the number one Philco dealer in Dallas...

    I was the number one Philco dealer in Dallas until the supply house got bought out. Or I would still be selling them. In my experence Trane and American Standard have far more problems and freon...
  11. Thats sounds like American Standard. I don't...

    Thats sounds like American Standard. I don't understand why a licensed contractor cannot purchase their equipment without being a dealer. If they don't want or need my business then i damn sure will...
  12. Yeah, I think you will find they are pretty good....

    Yeah, I think you will find they are pretty good. My Philco supply house got bought out so now I'm installing comfortmaker. They are also very good units so far. They are definetly heavier and solid...
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    Then it shouldnt be a problem at all. Some air...

    Then it shouldnt be a problem at all. Some air may be forced out the other vents but not that you will notice or have any effect on anything.
  14. I have been installing philco from nordyne for...

    I have been installing philco from nordyne for years and they are very good units. The only problem i have ever had was that some of the copeland scroll compressors have been noisy on start after...
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    Are you talking about closing all the vents? If...

    Are you talking about closing all the vents? If so why. You can close off a couple of vents without a problem but not any more than that, without restricting some airflow. which could cause the unit...
  16. why would you want a heat pump if you had a gas...

    why would you want a heat pump if you had a gas furnace?
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    Yeah it is.

    Yeah it is.
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    Yeah it's a paper capacitor. Just peeling a...

    Yeah it's a paper capacitor. Just peeling a little since we opened the panel and got some sun on it. The only thing thats not original is the contactor, motor and some wiring.
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    http://www.imagewiz.net/usr/hvac1/17135_inside_uni...

    http://www.imagewiz.net/usr/hvac1/17135_inside_unit.jpg

    Yeah they don't make them like this anymore. Glad there are a few of these around just to bring back memories.
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    http://www.imagewiz.net/usr/hvac1/17125_front_view...

    http://www.imagewiz.net/usr/hvac1/17125_front_view.jpg

    This unit is an R-12 residential unit I worked on today. It's about 45 years old. Had to repair the wire at the cond. blower motor. Unit...
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    http://www.imagewiz.net/usr/hvac1/17122_capacitors...

    http://www.imagewiz.net/usr/hvac1/17122_capacitors__600_x_450___300_x_225_.jpg


    these are over 40 years old and still ticking
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    If it's a 4 ton it should cool the house and the...

    If it's a 4 ton it should cool the house and the bonus room too. Have someone add more supply air in there.
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    most likely the system wasn't sized for the bonus...

    most likely the system wasn't sized for the bonus room. A return vent may help some. But more supply air is going to need be added to cool it. This may make the rest of the house less cool or cause...
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    Yeah, maybe thats their reasoning. I'm all for...

    Yeah, maybe thats their reasoning. I'm all for the new energy codes and higher seer ratings, just wished it was all uniform and you knew what is expected of you from job to job. I guess change is...
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    P.S. I can see needing some fresh air in tight...

    P.S. I can see needing some fresh air in tight buildings and high rises where fresh air is hard to come by, but in a building where the doors are opened and closed with plenty of outside air already...
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